MORE AND MORE WOVEN BAGS

  You all know my passion for wicker and raffia bags. And it is growing year after year with classic or new designs. I love the texture they add to an outfit as well as the useful they are. Big bags have become my shopping bags and a unique way to recycle as my waste…

STRAW BAGS FOR SUMMER 2019

I can’t get enough straw bags! I adore them for the Spring and Summer although I wear them any time. When I was young I spent a month in Ireland and I bought one of my most unforgettable  straw bags, I realized then that straw and wicker bags  where not only for the Mediterranean girls. …

BLUE RIBBON

Today´s post is about one of the combinations from my 10 x 10 challenge. It is based on a knew length dress in woven fabric wih a round neckline and yoke with a pleat at the back. However what stands out of the dress are the balloon sleeves with narrow cuffs ending with a lace….

A FLORAL KIMONO + STRAW BASKET = A CUTE COMBO

For today a very simple outfit featuring a crinkled woven kimono with an allover floral print.  It has an open front, long subtle bell sleeves, slits at the sides, and a flowy silhouette. It is made of rayon so it is breathable fabric for a hot summer day.  I paired it with black jeggings and…

LOW COST WICKER BAGS FOR A SUMMER VACATION

Those who follow me for sure know that I am fond of straw and wicker bags and now that summer is here it is the right time to showcase our collection of wonderful bags, ideal for the beach but also appropriate for the city. Nowadays they are trendy although, in my opinion, they area classic…

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…

STRAW BAGS: 2018 EDITION

I can’t get enough straw bags! I adore them for the Spring and Summer although I wear them any time. When I was young I spent a month in Ireland and I bought one of my most unforgettable  straw bags, I realized then that straw and wicker bags  where not only for the Mediterranean girls. …

RECYCLING A PERFORATED COAT

Reduce, reuse and recycle are the three Rs for sustainable and environmentally friendly economy. I tend to follow them, specially when I decided to stop buying as many clothes as I used to. Then the key is to shop wisely as well as recycle what you have in your closet. Last spring I got this…

PALM LEAVES

Madrid is hot as hell. Yes, we are experiencing a heat wave or something similar but temperatures are about 39ºC which corresponds to 109º Fahrenheit. And well. you can be at home, but not all day, then,when you go out, you need something as light as feather to wear. I was so desperate that I…