Ethical & Beautiful

Ethical and beautiful, Cloe Cassandro’s Balinese batik print designs are the perfect holiday wardrobe essentials.
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Milan City Break Style

Early in September I headed out to Milan for a few days. I had mixed expectations about this particular Italian city but came back with plans to return.
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Thank Goodness For Good Resort Wear

Caroline Constas stripes in Sveti Lovreč, Croatia.
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3 back to school outfits

*This post is sponsored by Kohl’s.

When I was a child the month of August was such a cocktail of emotions, most of which were some sort of excitement and anticipation. One of the task that took the edge off of my nerves was buying all my needed school supplies. I’d choose coordinating binder and folder colors. pencil boxes and cherished that brand new box of unused crayons. Even more though I looked forward to new clothes! My mom would often buy me a few complete outfits rather than interchangeable pieces. Picking out what I’d wear back for the first week at school made me feel so special and gave became one things I could expect during a week of firsts in a new grade level.

Now that I’m a mom with a school aged child, which is still hard such a funny thing to hear myself say, I look forward to giving my son a similar experience. It might not seem significant to us as the parents but for our child, coming home with those new supplies and clothes gives them a boost of confidence to start this new journey.

Kohl’s asked me to partner with them to show a few back to school outfits which fits in perfectly with August preparation plans. While my son typically could not care less about what he wears, getting something new and comfortable still makes him feel special. With his help we chose a more sporty outfit with Nike shorts , Converse shoes, a moisture wicking tee and base layer pants.
He also help me choose a comfy, casual outfit composed of striped rolled cuff shorts, a raglan tee and Adidas shoes. The last outfit was more autumn appropriate with a striped tee, stretch cotton pants and the same Converse shoes we used previously.

Beyond comfort we also like to keep his outfits pretty neutral and monochrome as well as spanning multiple seasons. This just simplifies the process of mixing articles of clothing, unlike the pre-made outfits of my youth. Hopefully this also saves bit of time in the morning when it’s always a little chaotic to get out of the door on time.

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Staying Creative & Inspired Through Travel

I’ve escaped the city this week, to spend time with friends in Montmelard. The simpler way of life has helped me to feel more inspired.
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Postcards From Lisbon

Last month I was in Lisbon for my friend Lisa’s hen do. As I was there to celebrate with her there wasn’t much time to explore the city but I still managed to take a few snaps here and there.

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100 Years Of The Breton

As you’ve probably gathered by now, I love a stripe and the Breton t-shirt (or marinière, as it’s known in France) is a favourite of mine. According to the NY Times, this year marks 100 years of the Breton.
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The Frill of It

I’m not averse to a cheeky frill, they bring a hint of femininity to my often tomboyish looks. Frills were a major trend last season and continue to be this one.
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New Boyfriend, Anyone?

Ha, ha, I was referring to boyfriend jeans. I’ve discovered the softest, comfiest boyfriend jeans, ever, from The White Company. Let’s be realistic when you choose to wear a pair of boyfriend jeans, comfort is usually on your mind.
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Christmas Gifts For Him 2016

Lots of great Christmas present ideas that’ll keep the men in your life looking smart at home or out.
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Is It Autumn, Yet?

I guess it must be Autumn, with Hallowe’en on Monday and Guy Fawkes’ Night just around the corner. I’ve been stocking up on a few transitional essentials that will work just as well come winter, with a bit of tactical layering.

How to Dress Down Anything

How to dress down anything Wearing: Shirt – Adidas | Lace Skirt – Bruug | Perspex Cuff – Cooee |…

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Details: Black Bomber Jacket c/o Shein | OSCAR Black and Silver Watch c/o Charlize | Galisfly Accessories | Converse Jack Purcell Ox c/o Shoesdotcom

Classic Trench

  Details: HAS Classic Trench Coat c/o MIXxMIX | 365BASIC High Quality Stripe T-Shirt c/o MIXxMIX | 365BASIC Leather Mini Wallet c/o MIXxMIX |  Converse Jack Purcell Ox c/o Shoesdotcom


Details:  Horned Rim Revo Lens Sunglasses c/o ZeroUV | HAS Loose High Neck Top c/o MIXxMIX | Converse Jack Purcell Ox c/o Shoesdotcom 

The Selfie

Details: F21 Sunglasses | Selfie Camera Bag c/o Melie Bianco | White and Silver Watch c/o Charlize Watch | Converse Chuck Taylor Dainty Leather Low Top Sneaker c/o

All We Have Thought

“All we are is the result of all we have thought” – BUDDHA I have been busy redesigning blogs this week. Oooh I love to do this!! The puzzling, designing, … Read More
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Some items that I wouldn’t mind finding under the christmas tree this year. ;) With some items a bit out of budget unfortunately, but a girl needs to keep dreaming, right?


WEARING: CONVERSE ALL STARS SNEAKERS, H&M TREND BOMBER JACKET, ISABELLA OLIVER (MATERNITY) LEATHER TROUSERS, ONLY SCARF AND PS11 TINY BAG / 28 WEEKS Got myself a fresh pair of black low Converse All Stars sneakers. Maybe Definitely not my warmest shoe pair, but absolutely my most comfiest. No unnecessary luxury when you’re 28 weeks pregnant. ;)