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…

SUMMER TRENDS (II) : ATHLEISURE

When talking about fashion with one of my customers, who is a mother of three and works in a nursery school, she suggested she needed something versatile and fashionable to freshen her wardrobe. Suddenly, the word athleisure come to my mind. I know this concept has been around for a while, but the challenge was…

BOHO CHIC

Another hit of the season are the bell sleeves or at least sleeves with lot of movement and volume. This is something I love as all the attraction is paid to my arms  and this type of sleeves flatter curvy girls. This lovely dress in wrinkled cotton or cheesecloth was purchased last September so I…

GREENERY

s Another risky color in my wardrobe, green. When I reviewed the trendiest colors of the season I realized green was one of them. I like green for winter but I was not very sure if it could be summery until I saw this enchanting dress. Once more,  it is from Adolfo Dominguez A+ line…

WELCOME TO THE SUMMER : A MONTHLY RECAP

June is almost over and holiday season starts with lots of outdoor activities and a more relaxed schedule – at least for teachers. This month has been one of the hottest Junes in my life and full of exams, corrections and report cards… After the storm comes the calm with more casual outfits. As usual…

IN THE NAVY

In the navy is a very old song by Village People. I always hated that song because it was so catchy that I could not take it from my mind… And I was in trouble at school as I was crooning all the time so my teachers were mad at me. Nevertheless, it is a…

ADDING KIMONOS TO THE COLLECTION

Last Tuesday it was the local holiday in Madrid, we celebrated the insurrection against the French Napoleonic troops that took place on the 2nd May 1808. There were lots of activities downtown and I wanted to enjoy the sun and the festive atmosphere just walking around and participating in some worksheets on make -up and…

FLORAL FIT AND FLARE DRESS

My favorite dresses are bodycon and fit and flare. But if I were told to get only one dress to take to an island I will opt for a floral fit and flare. My suggestion is to have at least a couple of fit and flare dresses. One in a bold pattern and other in…

LADY SINGS THE BLUES

When I was looking for a tittle for this post I remember the old movie with the same name and I thought it was a good option. This is about a blue symphony.  Could different shades of blue be in the same outfit? Yes, for sure. Here is the evidence. And again, moving from my…