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Monday, 31 March 2014

Blogitorial -April

                                                                              spring summer closet tips :
 We may be at the beginning of another fashion season and ready to wear out warm-days outfits but the new trends for fall-winter 2014-2015 are up and seeking for our attention .
How I’m supposed to choose the right kind of shorts and shoes for spring when I’m automatically put in the mood of looking for the best coat for winter? Don’t you feel that this rush for the future trends is disturbing your spring mood?
More often than not , however magazines sacrifice the needs of the readers in order to be fashion forward ….
I mean when I open a magazine I want to see ideas that will inspire me and articles that will make me think in a different way, not just swallow pages with expensive brads advertising their products .I want shop things that I will wear immediately not just “investment pieces” hanging useless in my closet.                              ...... too cool for school


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Sunday, 30 March 2014

shoes... to go

If you're thinking about buying new shoes for spring and you want something comfortable enough to walk a lot everyday then you shouldn't  miss the new Keds collection which bears the signature of Taylor Swift .

I firstly saw them on teen vogue suggesting them as the ultimate trend for this summer.

I believe that their price is quite normal ; 55$ =39eur 
But I was very disappointed that keds company  ships only among the US and the European site only in Austria,Belgium,Brazil Germany,Ireland,Luxembourg,Netherlands,UK and of course not in Greece...So If I want  to buy a pair of Keds this year I have to choose from a limited range of colors and patterns from hollister who finally ships to the country I live...

So for the european site click here.
And If you're fornutate enough to live in the US click here.


Tuesday, 25 March 2014

My favorite illustrations until today

Hello! Today I'm excited to share with you the work I've done since the middle of July .I preferred to choose this period because in July I got my present gift which was 17 copic markers ; If you've ever been interested in illustration I'm sure that you have heard of them .They are amazing and they let express myself even more with color.I decided to make this post mostly for personal reasons and to check how my talent have grown in the last 8 months. All pictures belongs to me and they are painted with markers/pencil ,editing with the help of . I edited them so you can have a better understanding of the colours 'cause I have no idea how to use a scanner (shame on me ).

Why do I draw?
Because I've been doing this all my life and with the help of the Internet someday I was fortunate enough to understand what I want from my life and how to use my skills in something productive.
What do I mean? That when I was in 8th grade I used to play fashion games all the time (mostly stardoll) and I know this may sounds hilarious but it really help me find myself and that's why today I know what I want to study (fashion designing).
I didn't used to believe that I'm actually talented enough to draw illustrations since last December when  a teacher from school taught us how to draw a figure ...I fell in love with the procession ,searched it on the net and here I'm now sharing with you my illustrations.

Please let me know what you think of them but please don't be rude and If have something to suggest; I love feedback !


7 days of the week

Describe each day as a real person; with imperfections and flaws.
What would you have to say for every single day? Which day is the happiest of all?
Who suffers from mental illness and who got their hurt broken?

Take for example the melancholic Monday; she has no real friends and she feels like everybody hates her, she must be suffering from depression and suicidal thoughts...
Everybody is trying to avoid her and all she needs is love...She wants to take revenge from people who've hurt her since she was a child.
Everybody promises her things and revolutions but hardly anyone keeps his word ...
She was never popular at high-school and never asked for prom.

What about Tuesday?
She feels the perks of being a  wallflower all the time .She just tries to avoid people as much as she can because she is socially awkward and feels extremely embarrassed in front of others .She cannot fit in easily and she prefers small bistros and her own company or maybe 1-2 good friends than a bustling place .Sometimes she just wants to feel normal even if that means she has to hate herself after ...She had a drug addiction when she was younger but she made it through and with determination and  she finally recovered ...

On Wednesdays  we wear pink .This phrase changed her whole life ...Now she is famous and highly respected by people (including celebrities) who treats her like they love them .Sometimes she feels lonely too but she won't let it show and she will smile as usual. I would describe her as a passionate and determined to succeed person ,who wants to compete with others to get what she deserve in the end .She doesn't care about anyone's opinion even though sometimes she is wrong .

Sunny Thursday has gone through a lot in her life because her parents kicked her out when she was 16 years old because she was pregnant. She still hasn't lost faith in humanity and she is a believer. She tries always to see the bright side no matter what .She is hopeless romantic but scared to admit her real feeling of the fear she will get too attached with people who will betray her.
Sometimes she underestimates her worthiness. She loves food and don't want to be miserable about such a thing, she is curvy and she feels great about it...

It's Friday, Friday ! She is extremely popular a she always was ,she can't stop but expressing herself at any cost .She will say the truth in front of you and not behind your back . But sometimes she doesn't give things a second thought and that causes her troubles .She just lives for the moment without any guilt and over thinking about the possibly

Saturday hates school and responsibilities in general. He just wants to have fun without dramas, homework etc...
Sometimes gets into trouble but he doesn't do it on purpose because 
He just really like to party and get wasted and that drove him to the rehabilitation center at the the age of 19 .
He wants to do crazy things and travel all around the world like there is not tomorrow.
He can't imagine himself settled down in one place and married with children.

The lovely Sunday! She is a very mature and balanced person who think deeply before she makes a decision. She wants to get into Harvard so she studies really hard in order to achieve her goal.
People call her "Nerd" but she couldn't care less. She has some really good friends to surround her and that is enough .When she doesn't study she loves to walk by her best friend and go shopping .
She is very competitive with others and she prefers to work on projects alone. She can definitely see herself in 10 years; successful and maybe married and living in the suburbs ...

Which day day can you relate the most and why ?


Saturday, 22 March 2014

style tips: too cool for school (spring colors)

As we're coming closer to spring warm sunny days it's time to reconsider our everyday outfits .
I'm a high school student so I find rather difficult to dress smartly ;so to feel comfortable and look chic at the same time .

Don't you worry you don't have to own plenty of clothes.But you have to be  your own everyday stylist .
The key to look fresh is called innovation ; look for some old pieces you may have underestimated and how they would suss out with something new ,if have nothing to wear then choose your favorite accessories to stand out.
Some people just don't want to wear their most stylish clothes in school because they think that is just a wasted outfit, but the question is do you dress for you or for anybody else?
As Coco Chanel have said "Everyday is a fashion show & the world is the runway".
Don't expect for anyone else's approval but yourself .What do I mean ? If you think that something looks just fine don't listen to anyone criticism because you're not the problem .
Haters gonna hate no matter what.
Also try to express yourself through clothing .Don't follow trends ; make statements .

You are not obligated to dress from the same shop like everybody else or like a certain type of dressing ...
the steps before buying something are simple but yet very important :
1)Look for what is in style or what would work out for you ,
2)Decide if you like it or not,
3)think at least 5 ways you could wear it,
4)see if can afford it (if you cannot just browse the net/shops for something similar)
5)go for it/let it go 

Shops to buy cheap but awesome clothes
  • H&M
  • Forever21
  • ogorgeous (gym boutique)

Also I found some styles to help you mix up your clothes or to have in mind what you would like to purchase the next time you go shopping ! The outfits below are from but you can het inspired and shop from wherever you want similar things...


Friday, 21 March 2014

so do you need new shorts ?

New forever21 collection got ya !  .Whether you love prints or jeans ,high waisted or low rise they give you the freedom to choose from a wide variety of prints and patterns ...

Also in American forever21 they have the tool to browse on the lookbook ,find what you like and get the look...Even if you shop from the europian site  you can take a look to all this beauty to get inspired and create some amazing outfits as well...
(the shorts I've chosen to share with you are from ).

What's your favorite one ?

Thursday, 20 March 2014

When toms met Tabitha

Hello ! I have some exciting news to announce ; Im in the position to present you the new shoes collection made from Toms and Tabitha Simmons . Not so new because their collaboration  was announced on November but I think they are most spring-summer appropriate to buy them ...
They are so unique and lovely Taking her signature nautical stripes and quirky design aesthetic and applying it to Toms's famous espadrilles They are just  amazing and I can think of plenty ways I would mix them.
But in my opinion they are rather expensive considering that the prices are 90-110 pounds which means 107-131 euros . You can find them at net-a-porter.

What do you think would wear them ?


Sunday, 16 March 2014

fat-free fashion or where is the sizing ?

Have you ever gone shopping with a curvy friend ? Felt really huge after trying those jeans you loved from the first sight ? You're not alone ...

In my country the sizing guide is rather limited . What do I mean ? Regardless of the fact that there is available every size between 32-44 this is not the whole truth . As most clothes don't even have 44 and the biggest you can get is 42 ! If you're lucky enough you will fit into 42 and you'll happily go home to enjoy what you've purchased .

Another fact that pisses me off is that no matter what size you get is pretty similar with the previous 2-3 ; let's say I wear 34 it won't make any big difference if I get 32 or 36 ! So If can't fit into 32 you won't easily to 34 and 36 as well !

To put it mildly I even feel exhausted knowing that If I get 5 pounds I would be in the same boat with every girl who struggles to fit into a skinny jean or a denim she loved !
Why do they have to makes us feel ashamed of our bodies ? And that we are never good enough ?
I mean come on we're not all the same and our worthiness has nothing to do with our weight!
We all deserve pretty and stylish clothes to wear and yes all curvy girls hate that the clothes only for them (from 44-47) are always the ugliest pieces in the shop.
They gives us very skinny models to admire and look up to but then they critisize us for starving !
Don't you ever do anything crazy to lose weight because you think you're not good enough ! You deserve the best ! Trust me a number in the scale will never make you happy becuase beauty comes from within ! Stop the negative talking to yourself ! You will never say all those things to a friend so why are you doing that  to yourself ?

stop telling girls
that they’re not skinny enough
stop telling girls
that their feet are too large
stop telling girls
that their stomachs need to be flat
stop telling girls
that they should always cross their legs
stop telling girls
that they have too much muscle
stop telling girls
that a d cup is too large
stop telling girls
that their thighs are too fat
stop telling girls
to suck in their guts
stop telling girls
not to sit like a man
stop telling girls
that their fucking curls are too big
stop telling girls
that they can’t take up space
like a fucking man can