Every girl has a shopping ritual, most of the time carried out naturally, almost unintentionally. It all starts at the mall parking and the firm belief that this level always has a spot miraculously waiting for you, even if it’s a weekend and Christmas is at the doors. Then, there’s an undeclared sequence of shop visits. Continue reading “Shopping Ritual”
Follow the Rules
Following rules is useful but following them blindly can actually lead to disaster, sometimes the fashion kind. There are some basic principles that stylists and fashion experts out there use to create the perfect look but it doesn’t necessarily mean that everything always works, and for everybody. So we say look at the mirror, then at your closet and set some rules to yourself. Make sure they are practical, sustainable and never eternal. Change them once every little while, and rediscover new trends and different options! Continue reading “Follow the Rules”
The Skirt Alt
Culottes have a subtle way of saying I was going to wear a skirt but I can’t be bothered. They sit high up on the waist giving all those cropped tops we love a pairing chance while accentuating the waistline. Their roomy structure and cropped hemline show off just about the right amount of leg to parade those beloved flats or statement heels. Continue reading “The Skirt Alt”
The first badge we remember wearing was that of our school uniform, royal blue SJT initials resting on an impeccable white background, complemented by three stars.Fast forward a couple of decades and we are back to wearing badges but this time with more colors, a dozen of stars and a tribute to another place that has taught us a lot, Beirut.
Coloring Inside the Lines
Childhoods vary immensely. Different cultures, countries, parents, schools, but no matter where you grew up, at some point someone must’ve asked you to keep inside the lines. But where do our crayons and markers go? At what age do we stop coloring? The answer might be Never.
The trend of adult coloring books has been going on for some time now. Continue reading “Coloring Inside the Lines”
The Eternal Kid
She wants a Barbie and a big big house. He needs the PS4, Mindcraft has become too boring when played from his Ipad. It was easy shopping for our niece and nephew. You can foresee their glowing faces when the boxed happiness will be finally unwrapped. Continue reading “The Eternal Kid”
The sad fate of trends is that they come and go. Sometimes that particular hue we see all season can smoothly disappear the next. Some trends are recycled, adjusted or simply reintroduced to the market, a vicious circle we are pleased to reinforce. But what we appreciate dearly are hybrids, the mixture of two or more seemingly different items to create a new something. Continue reading “Hybrid Coat”
Stories have it that somewhere between October and November, there’s a second summer in our scenic hometown, Ehden. They say the weather starts getting really cold so most people will pack their belongings and bid farewell to what was probably the best summer of their lives. Only the brave stay and after enduring the foggy mornings and freezing nights, they will be rewarded with sunshine, lots of it.
115 heavenly islands located in the Indian Ocean, where time appears to stand still and the color blue takes up new hues you were certain did not exist. The Seychelles. Just like pictures won’t give it justice, words will fall short. Can you really find a befitting description to a place where the lush tropical smell, nature’s buzzing sound, and the locals’ carefree spirit are the main components? Not really. But you can tell people that it exists. Continue reading “It exists”
For better or worse, the well of ambition never dries up. The feeling when you see something that is destined to be yours is as beautiful as the feeling when you finally have it. We declare that this is the most beautiful dress, ring, shoes or bag that we will ever own but then time, new seasons and gifted designers make sure we break our promise so hastily that we genuinely forget we made one. Continue reading “Temporary Promises”