Black & Red

Austin, TX is one of my favorite places to visit. It is no coincidence that this year, it was rated as the number 1 best city to live in the US. Locals seem to live much happier, relaxed, relatively easy going lives here. Besides all the artsy walls and famous murals, it is the live…

Style Alert: Fishnet Tights

Fishnet stockings can be a bit tricky. Depending on what you are pairing them with, the look can range from classy to downright tacky. A couple of years ago, the golden rule was that the smaller the net, the classier it looks. That all faded once the bigger nets worn under denim jeans with holes…

Metallic moment

I absolutely adore the fabric of this skirt and how it feels on my skin. It is soft, flowy and light as a feather. There are different ways to style a metallic skirt as it is very diverse. I personally wanted to dress it by wearing heels, but it can also look cute and casual…

Menswear inspired: Oxfords

Warm breeze in the day and cold air at night, all throughout this week, reminded me of San Diego weather.  Which meant that I got a chance to wear my favorite stockings and oxford combo one last time this season. I would not describe myself as a girly girl, even though I have a lot…

Like mother, like daughter

Today is the birthday of the person I love and admire the most in this world, my mother. The photograph on the left is of her, taken in the year 2000 in Hildesheim, Germany. I apologize for the quality, since this picture was taken by 11 year old me! I’m on the other two pictures,…

Flaunt your ruffles

Ruffles bring a pretty and romantic touch to any outfit. It is a great way to create an illusion of curves and therefore provide a flattering look for those with a small bust size. Ruffles make a statement of its own, enabling a plain and simple presence and avoiding the need for heavy accessorizing. This…