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GORGEOUS STYLE: CARLOTTA ODDI

Don’t you also think this girls has the collest style?. Did you know her already ? She is Anna dello Russo assistant , and although it seems she could go unnoticed beside her, the truth is that I like her style much more than her boss’s.mar rojo 19 carlotta oddi collage vintage 2015Via Collage Vintage

mar rojo 19 carlotta oddi celine sartorialistThese super cool Céline sandals have inspired a copy which will soon be sold at Zara. Stay tuned, I’ll let you know as soon as I can get them!

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7 FRESH STYLE TIPS FOR THIS SPRING

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I do not know you, but I’m starting to be a little tired of this winter. I’d love to set fire to my thick socks and flannel pajamas, and today I attempted to walk out the door on bare legs. I wasn’t really convinced I would be able to make it, and the truth is that I had to pull my leotards from the handbag after 10 minutes walk.

It really should’t complain since where we live we have a nice mediterranean weather, but every year around this time Iget these cravings for spring time, I can not help it.

So while we wait for spring to finally arrive, I have made this quite random selection of tips to get ready.

 

1. THINK 70s.

No major discovery here, it was evident on the runways and now on the coming new collections in stores. I’m so in love with Zara’s latest lookbook!

To start getting the groove of the coolest decade, the first thing we should find is a good pair of flared jeans.
I know it was hard getting used to skinny jeans, and now that we have managed to be comfortable with them, we’re back to flared! You can complain and refuse, but you and I know that in the end you will end up wearing what’s in, so the sooner we resign ourselves the better. Also, flared pants were always the coolest, and if you aren’t convinced yet, take a look at these two examples:

 

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2. PRACTIZE THE “HALF TUCK”.
You may have been doing this for a while already. If you haven’t, it’s time you start half tucking shirts, t-shirts and even sweaters. Look at the top two photos and check hoy all things tucked look better. If you need more evidences, here’s the tucking queen.

It isn’t rocket science, but you can check this tutorial if you want to learn the proper technique.

 

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3. BRING OUT YOUR BANDANAS
Were you crazy about bandanas twenty years ago? I had several of them and loved them, so I’m so happy they are back!

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Check Andreea Diaconu’s half tuck!

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4. FINALLY GET YOURSELF A KIMONO / PONCHO / CAPE
You resisted last year believing it was going to be a one season trend, but they are still here, they have the 70s groove ant they are still really cute, so maybe this spring is the time to get one.

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5. DRY YOUR HAIR WITH AN OLD T-SHIRT
I’m pretty blown away with this trick that I have been doing a couple of months. It turns out that the fibers of the towels, tend to get our hair more frizzy. Start using an old t-shirt instead, you will notice a significant difference.

Here‘s the site where I found it:

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6. ALSO THINK 60s.
The 70 are back, but so are the 60s. We will shortly talk about a shaped skirts and nice little dresses, but for now, I leave you with a tutorial from the great Leandra Medine from Man Repeller. She shows us how to get a  nice 60s hair with the aid of just a bobby pin.

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7. GET THE BEST WAVES WITH FACIAL WATER SPRAY
I loved this tip and can’t wait to try and let you know the result. Click here to read in detail, but basically, what the girls at The Beauty Department’s tell us is how the facial water spray works great when were getting waves on our hair, to get a messy finish. They recommend the Evian spray because of the super fine mist it creates…we’ll see.

 

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Are you willing to try any of these? Have you got your bandanas back? And what about the flares, willing to give them a try, or sticking to you skinnies?

9 HAIRSTYLE TUTORIALS: How to survive to this Autumn’s Bad Hair Days

¿Do you remember the cute braided updos from last week?
Well here you have the promised hairstyles tutorials, for you to give a twist to your autumn locks.

Which one will you try? I already tried most of them!

1. EXTRA LONG PONY TAIL: via Free People Blog. It makes a huge difference! Try it, you’ll only take 3 seconds, and then, please tell me!
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2. CUTE UPDO FOR SHOR HAIRED GIRLS. via The Beauty Department. And stay tuned, soon a post with more short hair inspiration.

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9 UPDOS YOU ARE GOING TO WEAR THIS AUTUMN

 

marrojo19-updos-engWe all look much better summer. This is a proven fact. Sun kissed skin, beachy hair and light summer clothes. No matter how many lovely autumn looks I show you these days, we all know summer clothes are better.

So if you’re like me, and at this point of the season do not know what to do with your hair anymore, you can be inspired by these cute  girls and their lovely updos.

marrojo19-poppy-vanessa-jackman-00I have made myself almost all of the ones you can see, and if I was able, surely you are too. Anyway, if you need more than just some inspiration, stay tuned because next week I will bring you here you have some great hair tutorials.

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GORGEOUS STYLE: ISABEL MARANT AND HER AUTUMN/WINTER COLLECTION

Isabel Marant’s collection for this winter can not be prettier. In fact, all her collections make me want to spend all of my savings, but I like to see these pretty clothes that cheer me up, now that the weather kind of depresses me a bit. It makes me in some way, happy for the cold temperatures to come!

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GORGEOUS STYLE: BEHATI PRINSLOO (Part 1)

 

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I must confess I had never heard of this girl, but came across the cute outfit she is wearing in the top photo, and started researching who she was. And she happens to be really well known! Maybe my male readers known her better because she is one of Victoria‘s Secret Angels. Also, she recently got married to Adam Levine, lead singer of Maroon 5, and above all, she always looks great!

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I’m copying her sunnies, the shoes and that hat we can see in several of her looks. Also I’m copying the cropped brown tee, the bandana, and, well…everything!

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It’s happened to me the same as with Erin Wasson’s posts. One single post was too little for so many gorgeous looks, so I had to split in two. (Remember here and here?). With Behati happened the same thing, so soon you’ll have the “part two” for this post. Continue reading

WEDNESDAY LOVE: MITU, HEAD DRESSES

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This is a very special post to me, and it is because I am totally impressed with huge talent the girls at MITU. have. They make the most beautiful head dresses in the world. Also, they have a great style, you can check it on their blog, where you’ll also be able to find all information about their showrooms. You’ll want it all, you are warned.

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A couple of years ago they made a gorgeous broad bream hat for a very special wedding I had. I went to the wedding with seven month pregnant bump and my super hat. There were no comments on my belly, but the whole wedding came to ask about my beautiful headdress. I felt so proud of my girls!

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