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Saturday, 18 April 2015

Shop Ines de la Fressange



From my perfect style icon ever...
(see here)
Now, 
shop on line 
her impeccable style, , 
right 

xoxo

A little bit of happy

Hi! 
Hello, Friends!
You know how much I looove my Lilly!
Yesterday I was leafing through  a book 
(Victoria Moran's Living a charmed life)
and inside I found this picture of me, some years ago, wearing -of course!- Lilly!



{Images above: 
-Fabulous and real!-}
Hohoho! 
Lilly lightning!
I checked Lilly's website
And here are my favorite prints of the season





Not everyone is I shaped!
Well done to both Target and Lilly!


My personal favorite is this Nosie Posey dress. 
At just $38!
Love it!!!

 And now I am going to say 
See you Soon
With a glimpse of my Spring mani


and my favorite quote from Lilly


P.S. Want some more FUN? 
Try this quiz to find out if you are truly a Lilly Pulitzer kind of gal!
As for me, I miss hit once,lol, and I got

FINAL SCORE: 91%
Your knowledge of Lilly is as bright as a pink flamingo–covered maxi dress. Congrats!

Pretty Good, ha?

xoxo


Saturday, 14 February 2015

Athenian apartment (worth seeing)







I absolutely fell in love with this apartment in Syntagma Sq., that's the very heart of Athens.
Conceived by an architect, it's 200m2 , bathed in natural -Greek!- light.
What do you think, people?

{All images via here}

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Greek Light: Queen Calliope's World

Last summer I visited for the first time the shop of Calliope. 
The world famous Greek photographer has been a favorite of mine, a bohemian style icon, an accomplished professional.





Α kaftan came home from her collection


 I loved her work in her first book, a few years ago.
Now she is publishing her second book, 
Children of the Light, Journey in Greece, 
benefiting children charities.






You can see more on Calliope Karvunis, here and here.
Her Instagram is right here.
And see a recent interview


Saturday, 3 January 2015

Bellissima 1945-1968: The roots of Italy’s post-war fashion revolution






Curated by Maria Luisa Frisa, Anna Mattirolo, and Stefano Tonchi of W magazine, “Bellissima” presents a selection of 80 outfits by Italian greats such as Salvatore Ferragamo, Emilio Pucci, Mila Schön, and Valentino that capture the spirit of the country’s fashion output during two decades of enormous cultural change. On display alongside the clothing is a selection of accessories, including jewelry, as well as shoes, hats, and handbags that highlight Italy’s enduring tradition of fine craftsmanship.

Rome, Italy, 2 December 2014 – 3 May 2015

Read more here, here and here

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Holiday cheer (Part IV: What my Holidays looked like)

.MEMORIES.



 Times of cheer and anguish.
Missed opportunities.
Half-finished projects.

AND

Finding my way amidst all of it.
Finding purpose.
Repurposing.
Reevaluating.
Accepting.

.CHEER and JOY.


Red.
A tree.
Strings of light.
No clutter.
Peace.

.QUIET.


The peace of it.
Concentrating.
Sensing what matters.
Enjoying what is.

.MY CHILDREN.



Because life has a way of going on. 
And giving us sweetness when we least expect.

xoxo

Goodbye 2014
Thank You, 
with all my heart.

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

‘Loulou de la Falaise, the Glamorous Romantic’

Original
Bohemian
Hippy-Deluxe

de la Falaise's style somehow reminds me of Ines de la Fressange, some decades later.
Both ladies were/are so idiosyncratic. 
Fascinating, indeed.








Read more here, here and here