BLACK ON BLACK

  One of my customers was not conviced when I suggested she needed a little black dress even in summer. We were looking for new pieces to refresh her wardrobe when I told her to try a couple of little black dresses – one fit and flare and the other a wrap dress. She hardly…

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…

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…

STAYING CHIC ON A DIME

To stay chic you needn´t to buy clothes every day, it is wiser to work with the pieces you have in your closet and invest your money in versatile quality basics. On the other hand, wearing the right shade of lipstick, having your clothes tailored and other things like these will make you appear effortless…

HOLY THURSDAY OUTFIT

  Easter in Spain is full of traditions, many of them connected with religion. Some of the most important are the Holy Week processions which are based on the heritage and medieval celebrations  which connect with religious and military traditions. Cities like Seville, Zamora or Malaga have the best Easter processions. However, Madrid also has…

TEACHER´S ATTIRE (III): LEATHER AND LACE

Under the title of  Teacher Attire, I include some of the outfits I wear to school. I do not make a day to day count on my outfits but I like to include some of them in the blog. These days we are enjoying an early spring weather in Madrid so I welcame my leather…

BLACK LITTLE DRESS OR LBD

What is more versatile  than a little black dress? Well maybe a black and white combo made up of a white button down and a pair of black troussers. However, it is more practical as you have in one piece a whole outfit. As I said LBDs are wardrobe staples and in this holiday season…

Furry

I do confess I am not a huge fan of fur coats. I love leather jackets yes while I still consider fur coats add lots of volume to my apple shape figure. However,  I fell into the temptation of keeping this short furry jacket when I found it.  Was the color or the softness what…