Books To Read This Summer

I’m a proper bookworm.  Hence, one of the things I love when I go on holidays is to lie on a lounger and read a book for hours in the sun.  This makes me so happy, calm, content.  And to make sure I have a good time, I have my go-to books.

Chick lit.  I’m not gonna lie, this is probably my favorite genre when on the beach or poolside.  I know it’s cheesy and very often quite cliché but I can’t help it, it’s one of my guilty pleasures.  And I have 2 foolproof books, one of which I’ve been reading every year for the past 4 years I think.  I don’t get tired of it and it still makes me laugh out loud.  The other makes me dream of the Hamptons and makes me want to do yoga.

“The Single Girl’s To-Do List” (Lindsey Kelk)

I laugh out loud.  Every.  Single.  Time.  How does it start?  Rachel broke up with her boyfriend and her best friends try to teach her how to be single by making a list of 10 things she has to do.  As I said, it’s funny.  It’s also heartwarming.  And somehow, empowering sometimes.

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31 Inspiring Outfit Ideas To Try This July

July.  Summer.  Vacay…. Who doesn’t love July?  It always flies by, especially if you spend a couple of weeks on a beach or sightseeing.  As far as I’m concerned, I’ll be working but I don’t really mind, because  I hope think that the tough times at work are done, people will be more relaxed and I’ve heard that we’ll get plenty of sun, so I’ll make the most of it.  Can’t wait!  (Actually, I can’t wait for August cause I booked some time off then, but I’m trying the Coué method…).  Now let’s get some fashion inspiration.

Week 1: July 1 – 8

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Tony Awards 2018: Best Dressed

Last week, the Tony Awards took place in New York and if I’m not doing a Best Dressed post, I know that my sister will be pretty mad at me (she is a huge fan of musicals and was quite happy with the Tony for best performance by an actor – she was rooting for the charming Andrew Garfield).  So here we go!

Anna Wintour

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What To Wear For Work When It’s Really Hot

Hey there,

For the past few weeks, it’s been super duper hot.  It’s been so hot that it has been barely bearable.  You know when the temperature is so high that you have absolutely zero energy?  There is no fresh air, even at night, so you don’t get any sleep?  And you wake up exhausted?  But you still have to get up and go to work?  That’s been my routine for a month.

Another tough part is: how to dress?  Because all you want to do is laying down by a pool or on the beach in a bikini.  But you can’t.  If you want to be able to do that, you gotta go to work (as Britney would say: You want to live fancy?  You better work bitch).  And unless you work as a lifeguard – which I’m not – you have to dress appropriately.  Now let’s see what we can do 🙂

1.  Skirts:

You can play with the colours, the prints and the length: pencil skirts, a-line skirts, midi skirts and mini skirts.  Pair your skirt with a button-down shirt and you’re good to go.  If we don’t wear our skirts when it’s 100 degrees out, I don’t know when we will.

A-Line Skirts

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How To Wear the Spring-Summer 18 Trends? Denim Redux Edition

Hello everyone,

One of the trends this season is denim.  Again?!  Yes, but this time it’s all about dark denim revival.  The trend was proposed by various designers, including Tom Ford, Calvin Klein, Max Mara and Alexander McQueen.

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I don’t know about you, but when I look at these looks I think about my (awkward) teenage years.  More specifically, it makes me think of the early 2000s when some of my favorite celebs rocked dark denim – sometimes from head to toe – but always oh so perfectly: Aaliyah, Britney, Sarah Michelle Gellar, … I probably tried to copy them without much success.   Continue reading “How To Wear the Spring-Summer 18 Trends? Denim Redux Edition”