WEDDING ATTIRE

Sometimes you do not know how to dress up for social events especially for weddings in summertime.  This wedding was not too formal and ladies had to wear pink and men blue. Quite original for a wedding but difficult to fulfil the requirements. So I decided to improvise in order not to spend a lot…

ROSE DRESS

Again with another rose dress. Maybe I sound too repetitive but once you find your style you can repeat it and risk from time to time. To go to school I do not want to take risks so I have a core of dresses which shape my teacher´s attire . And this one belongs to…

HOW TO LOOK EXPENSIVE (II)

How to Look Expensive ON A BUDGET is one of my customers´ requests. I wrote a post on staying chic on a dime, so this one is the second one of the story. Things to consider when looking expensive without breaking the bank are: Neutral colors For a put together look use a neutral colors….

WEARING WHITE LACE WITHOUT BEING A BRIDE

If I say white lace brings me back to the 80s when Madonna released her “Like a Virgin” video. The aesthetic of the video looks weird nowadays but the image of a lady-like prom dress is impressive. So I have always wanted to have white lace without looking a bride. Even when I got married,…

SEEING PINK ELEPHANTS…

Here we are with another piece from my spring capsule wardrobe. This time is a pink dress with sheer flute sleeves. It was part of my winter capsule wardrobe and its lightness makes it appropriate for spring and even summer. The dress belongs to Couchel, a Spanish plus size brand for El Corte Inglés. Last…

PINK OBSESSION

As June goes by, the weather becomes hotter. However, mornings are still cool, then you need a warming layer. And here you have one of the cutest outer layers you can find, a sixties inspired pink coat. This is the second time this lovely and cute coat appears in the blog. Today it is paired…

KEEPING YOUR CLOTHES BRAND NEW

When you are trying to minimize your expenses and when you want to maximize your capsule wardrobe you have to think about having your clothes well cared from the beginning regardless their price point. My thrifted treasures also deserve to look as nice as if they were brand new, so it is important to maintain…

LET THE CAT OUT OF THE (WICKER) BAG

Second part of my straw and wicker bags reviews for this spring and summer season. I am thrilled for the resurgence of straw bags in all shapes and multiple styles this season! Here you have other three new bags in my collection.  The seagrass styles are from Spanish local basketmakers. The black one with the…

RAINY DAYS

The title of an old song inspired me when looking for a heading for the post. The song performed by Ja Rule and Mary J. Blige was my students´favorite when I worked as a Visiting Teacher in USA. So this is a happy homage to those I had the pleasure to have in my classes…