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…

THE POWER OF A FIT AND FLARE FLORAL DRESS

For the last years I have been a huge fan of fit and flare dresses. I need to replace my old staple dresses and I am looking for a new one but I still have not found the right one…Please if you know where can I find a new black floral fit and flare dress…

VISITING ALCALÁ DE HENARES

Alcalá de Henares is one of the most historical places near Madrid and last Sunday we spent the day there. Alcalá is famous for its old University as well as for being Cervantes hometown. With this said here you have some pictures of this wonderful city. As it was cold and rainy, I decided to…

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…

LATE WINTER

Spring is just around the corner and we are willing to premiere the spring trends, but the weather is cold and wet, so it sounds difficult to do it. Then I like to refresh my look with bright colors. So, this is what we have in this post. A short light hot pink coat with…

THE CHALLENGE OF BEING PLUS SIZE…

Sometimes people conclude that being a plus size person and living in a “standard” word is a challenge. Well It could be considered in one sense. There was a lack of plus size actors and models in the fashion and cinema industries when I was young. I always was the fatty of my class but…

SEPTEMBER,FALL HAS JUST COME BACK: A MONTH´S RECAP

Another moth is over and we have our summary in the blog. September meant another school year in a new place, lots of adjustments and at least I shared my capsule wardrobe. So most of the posts have been related to it. I was really amazed by all your comments and my idea  is to…

WALK INTO FALL

For sure this is the first official fall outfit. But it still is hot in Madrid so the consequence is that I incorporate autunmal colors in light fabrics. This floral print midi dress with round neckline and gathered detail from Zara is awerome. It features long sleeves with elastic cuffs, elastic waistline, buttoned opening in…

HOT CHIC PINK

Today one of the chicest pieces in my wardrobe, a hot pink light coat. Weather in Madrid in September is unpredictable so you need some light outerwear as well as sleeveless dresses and tops.  I included this coat in my capsule wardrobe considering maybe I could not wear  in this Indian summer we are having…