Long overdue, I’m finally sharing with you the amazing experience I had at the ‘I Can Make Shoes’ workshop in London this past summer. During a 3 day course, I was able to create a pair of shoes start to finish and they’re without a doubt my proudest make of 2018!
Finalmente partilho convosco uma das melhores experiências de 2018! Fiz um par de sapatos do início ao fim num workshop de 3 dias que tive oportunidade de participar em Londres na escola I CAN MAKE SHOES!
Do you know the feeling when you fall in love with a designer dress and you just can’t let it go? I was dreaming about it day and night until I realized – I can make that! And so I did, my handmade RED Valentino copycat dress!
My latest make is inspired by one of my favorite fashion designer houses. The timeless classical designs, the elegance of the fabrics, the detailed embellishments… Chanel is a dream when it comes to the perfect Parisian style. Here’s the step by step of my Chanel inspired skirt, a Burda Style pattern!
Vejam aqui o passo-a-passo da última peça que costurei, uma saia inspirada nas coleções da Chanel. O molde é da Burda Style!
Off-the-shoulder tops and dresses are a summer favorite! They’re comfortable, cute and on trend. And they are also an incredibly easy DIY project. I love to make and wear them, and I’m really happy to finally share with you how to make an off-the-shoulder top and/or dress. Here’s the ultimate off-the-shoulder top/dress DIY tutorial for three different styles!
Tops e vestidos ‘off-the-shoulder’ são um favorito de Verão! Comfortáveis, elegantes e muito na moda, estes tops e vestidos são também muito fáceis de fazer. Eu tenho um amor enorme por estas peças e não consigo parar de fazer e usar ‘off-the-shoulder’. Finalmente fica aqui o tutorial para que possam também fazer em casa. E em três estilos diferentes!
I’ve decided to take a little summer break. A little break may be helpful for my Ph.D. progress as I will come back more relax and energized after some days in Portugal with my family. With this last minute decision of moving to the seaside for some days, I soon realized my wardrobe was very ill prepared for such trip. So last weekend I set to resolve the situation and made a full collection of self-drafted off-shoulder tops and an off-shoulder yellow sundress. Now I’m ready for summer!
Winter season is always hard when it comes to style. It’s very cold here and again this winter I couldn’t find pretty sweaters in the stores. Sure I found some lovely designer pieces, but nothing that could fit my budget looked mildly interesting. I love my outfits to be simple but still with a special touch here and there and even in winter, some interesting design detailing or fabric pattern would be highly appreciated. So I made myself a sweater, inspired by the latest ‘bow’ trend!
I did wish the first post of this year to be something a bit more glamorous. But the cold has got the best of us since day 1 of this new year and so it was really not possible to go out and shoot. I’m really hoping we get better soon and hopefully, next week a new outfit post will be out. Fingers crossed! Meanwhile here’s a simple step-by-step DIY tutorial to help you turn old chairs into new!
I always loved capes. Like I explained in my post here, they are just so elegant and feminine, and a very cute piece to add some glam to our fall and winter days. So when I found a sewing pattern for a cape that was suitable for beginners, I couldn’t resist to give it a try.
In my latest post (here) I told you how in love I am with lace-up shoes. They are everywhere at the moment and are possibly the most desired shoes for this spring/summer. The lace-up flats are a very cute version of this trend and through this easy tutorial you can learn to make your own, which can save you money, and of course because DIY is always fun!