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. …

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…

IN THE SUMMERTIME OR JUNE RECAP.

Inpsired by an song of my childhood here we have June´s summary. Officially summer has come to town and Madrid is ready to live hot weather in full swing. This month has been full of work, lots of exams to correct and finally the end of the school year and the beginning of the holidays. …

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…

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…

ROYALESQUE

My new capsule wardrobe is based on three main ideas: it suits my lifestyle, the pieces included suit my apple figure and combine different shades of blue to make it easy to mix and match. For the moment it contains light outerwear as well as long sleeved dresses. As it is quite hot at midday,…