Thursday, September 18, 2014

BOTANICAL BRIGHT


Good morning, Everyone! How is your week going so far? 

Well, the heat wave in LA continues, in fact it feels like it's getting hotter and hotter by the moment. Though according to all the weather reports the end to this madness is in sight, I continue to fight the urge to parade around town in as little clothing as possible, waiting for the temperatures to cool down. So, through trial and error, I've discovered that dresses seem to be the best option at the moment, especially something light and airy, like the beautiful Elle Sasson number I'm wearing in today's post. 

I fell in love with this beautiful color-blocked botanical-print perfection of a dress the moment I saw it! I mean if you read my blog on regular basis, you know how I feel about bright colors and full skirts, so I suppose the fact that I love it is not that surprising after all:) But the combination of bright colors, rocking prints and a fabulous twirl-worthy skirt made it completely irresistible! Not that I've been able to give it a proper twirl yet. I tried of course, but the heat makes spinning around just a tad uncomfortable. Still, I have a feeling since the dress and I are going to be friends for a long while, I will get a chance to do my twirl dance after all:)!


Wednesday, September 17, 2014

VIVALUXURY ON INSTAGRAM

#NYFW Accessories #DUJOUR Paula Cademartori bag & Illesteva sunglasses 
Good morning and happy almost weekend, Everyone! Just wanted to say a quick hello and share a few recent Instagram favorites! To stay in touch and see more day-to-day little moments CLICK HERE to follow me on Instagram. 


Monday, September 15, 2014

GREAT LENGTHS


Good morning, Everyone! How was your weekend? 

Well, it's official, I said I will never complain about Cali weather for as long as I live... and I am about to break this promise! Sure, I am more of a Summer person and warm, sunny days make me as happy as can be. But, and there is a really BIG BUT here, once the temperatures soar to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (or 40 degrees Celsius) that is where I draw the line!:) It's been like this for the past couple of days, so being outside pretty much feels like taking a nice long walk in a blazing hot steam room. In other words, not pretty at all! 

To add insult to injury, I did a bit of shopping while I was in New York last week, and got the cutest sweaters and boots for Fall. The thought of which makes me cringe a little right now, considering it's been so hot in LA lately, I would gladly parade around town in my bathing suit:) Of course, since swimwear is not exactly appropriate attire to run around LA, I've resorted to the next best thing, i.e. my silk Calypso caftan. I also got it while I was in New York, mainly because I loved the shape and the print but now, I have a completely new appreciation for how light and airy it is. Wearing it feels like you're wearing nothing at all! And considering LA weather lately, wearing nothing at all feels like a pretty good idea at the moment:)! 


Saturday, September 13, 2014

TOYING WITH TRANSPARENCY


Good morning and happy weekend, Everyone! So, I am back in LA and a little sad Fashion Week is over. Yet this was the very first Fashion Week Emil and I didn't attend together. After being together for 8.5 years and married for a little over 7, this was the first time we spent a week apart. Technically speaking spending 7 days apart shouldn't be a big deal at all, but we are a little attached at the hip, or a lot attached if you ask most of our friends, so saying we are happy to be back at each other's side is a bit of an understatement:) 

I came back from New York on Thursday a little sick and a little jet legged, but mostly probably tired, so we had a quiet evening at home. By Friday, however, I was back in a fighting shape, well mostly back:) So, we decided to go out for dinner to one of our favorite restaurants in downtown LA. I don't know whether I'm still in Fashion Week mode, but I just didn't feel like dressing down, so I jumped at the chance to take one of my favorite dresses on the town. Now, when I say one of my favorite dresses, I actually mean my favorite dress of all time! Seriously! I am absolutely obsessed with this dress and drive myself crazy trying to decide what I like about it the most! Is it the lace skirt, or the beading or perhaps the light-as-air-fabric it's made of, or maybe it's all of the above, but regardless of what it is in actuality, I find it completely irresistible and have a very difficult time wearing anything else. I already have all these outfits planned out involving this dress, for example I think it would look so cool paired with a chunky knit, so I hope you won't mind too much seeing it on this blog over and over again:)


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