SS17 trends – Kitten Heels

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Kitten heels have made a major comeback. Immortalized in the 60s by Audrey Hepburn, this sensible heel made its way back onto the catwalks. I’ll wear them with cropped jeans (see here), skirts, dresses and, for a more formal but functional look (see here).

From the classic pointed heels to the slingbacks, sandals, and boots, here’s a colorful and fashionable shopping guide for this season’s must-have!

 

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Classics

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Classics for me are a black blazer over a white top, that pair of tailored trousers that go with everything, a red lipstick, and my favorite shades because no one needs to know how tired you feel on a Monday morning.

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My first knit

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I know this comes a bit out of season but here it is. A post dedicated to my first knitting project, a simple scarf. It’s the easiest project of all but with it, I learned that indeed knitting is one of the best ways of relaxation and such a fun and productive manner of reducing stress. No more depressing winters for me!

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SS17 trends – Yellow

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The brightest and most optimistic trend this season – yellow! For Spring/Summer 17 designers brightened the runways with sunshine yellow. While yellow is a color that many find very hard to wear, I think you’ll find that there are plenty of pieces you could add to your wardrobe right now. Here are some of my favorite yellow dresses, tops, shorts, shoes and bags for this season. Be inspired!

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Oversized bow blouse – Blusa com gola laço

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Here’s the making of the oversized bow blouse I recently finished! A great sewing project to add to your list. It’s simple and fast but results in a gorgeous statement shirt that sure will brighten up your day. Keep reading to know how I made it and how you can make it too!

Vejam aqui passo a passo como fiz esta blusa com gola laço! Um projeto de costura simples para um resultado fantástico – a blusa mais apetecida para esta estação!

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Put a bow on it

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If you’re not new around here, you’re well aware of my love affair with bows. Big or small, as a ribbon or as a design detail, if it has a bow on it I’m likely to wear it. When present in my outfits, bows are usually a small detail. But I guess sometimes more is actually more, and when making myself a bow shirt I opted for a statement piece – the oversized bow!

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First blossoms

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Spring first blossoms are here and with them the first warmer days we’ve had in a long time. To celebrate I took my white jeans out of the closet and paired them with a pink sweater and my pink loafers. To finish the look, I tied a velvet ribbon into a bow around my neck, for a sweet final touch!

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