Wednesday, January 14, 2015

WIWW: B/W Shirt Dress and Fuchsia


I´m starting my WIWW 2015, albeit late, with stripes.

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These are old photos by the way when the weather was still sunny, mild and I still have long messy hair. Now, it´s foggy at night until mid-morning and even if it´s sunny it´s so soooo cold! Oh and I cut my hair short but it´s gotten messier than ever, hahaha!

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Anyway, it´s been a while since I´ve worn a dress and so here´s a welcome post for all of ya out there. Black and white has always been my go-to combination, it´s a classic and slimming. I just paired it with my all-time fave fuchsia crossbody bag for a touch of color to the look.

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shirt dress- Primark, cardigan and bag(old)- Zara
The sales season is going on full-swing around here, what´s in your shopping bags? ;) In my case, I just bought a few basics to add to my closet. By the way, part 2 of of my DUFM Year-End Review2014  is coming soon. Watch out for that. ;)



PS: Linking up with Lindsey, Shanna, Alison, Ayana and Keren. Join us!

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Dressing Up For Me 2014 in Review ( part 1)

Good morning, world and happy new year! :)

I know I´m late in the 2014 outfit review game but it´s better to be late than never. So here´s part 1 of my ootd recap. Aside from my usual jeans/pants and top combos, it was a top and skirt mostly for me. I wasn´t much into leather but I stayed true to my ¨color loving¨ nature.


I ventured on a little bit of florals and animal prints too...


and did some remixing on my skirts which I´m very proud of.


I also wore tulle for the first time but I´ve noticed that I haven´t been really experimental with my look last year.  I hope to make it up this year although with school projects and exams, I really don´t know if I can find the time to dress up more, hahaha!


Anyway, I want to thank all of you who came to visit me on my blog. I know that since school started last September I kind of layed low for a while to focus more on real life but I hope to find the time to blog more often. To those who´ve left comments on my posts, I´ll be visiting you soon. :)

Have a blessed and fruitful 2015 ahead!

Love, love,


Wednesday, December 17, 2014

WIWW: Gray and and Teal

Oh, hi there(again)!

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I´ve missed all of you, have you missed me too? ;)

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I got a free day off from my hectic ¨school schedule¨ and what way to spend it wisely but snap some photos even on a very wet day. I would´ve love it if it´s snow that´s falling but it´s nothitng but rain, rain, rain.

Anyway, as I´ve been telling you in my last post, I wear nothing but pants and sweater these days and so the other day when I decided to wear a skirt, I just had to take some photos of  the outfit. So here it is, gray on a gray day but at least I get to pair it with teal, one my favorite autumn-winter colors and my jewel necklace for extra color. So how do I look? ;)

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coat(old)- Mango, top- local store, skirt(SS14)- Bershka, clutch( AW13), necklace- Zara, shoes- local store

Christmas is just around the corner, is your Christmas shopping done? Mine, almost! Gotta go, school work isn´t done yet for this trying hard school gal.



PS: Linking up with Lindsey, Shanna, Alison, Ayana and Keren,, Victoria, Lauren.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Monday Remix: Fall Uniform

Hi, all!

I hope you still remember me. ;) Just checking in to say hello. I can´t stay for long though and maybe will be gone again. Just wanted to know that I´ve missed all of you and your blogs. Anyway, just before winter sets in, here´s my fall unfiorm:

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top(old)- Pimke, sweater and jeans(old)- Zara, booties- local store, clutch- Mr. Joe
A preppy mix of jeans, flat boots, a plaid/ plain button down and a sweater whose thickness depends on the average temperature outside. I live on this outfit the whole season especially now that I´m back at school. It´s comfortable, quite simple and not over the top for school. The perfect uniform for a no-fuss gal like me!

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And here are some of the ways I´ve worn the gray sweater since two years ago:

                 winter 2014                                                                                              fall 2013
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                  early spring 2013                                                                    early  summer 2012

Accesories like a bag could change the look of the same outfit right? ;)

Happy Monday, y´all! Enjoy the week ahead. :)



PS: Linking up with Patti, Molly, Lauren, Rhea.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

WIWW: Fuchsia and Black


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I´m glad that I was able to snag this pair of tall suede boots during the winter sales this year. It´s becoming my favorite pair of shoes to put on every time I step out of the door and it´s so versatile too! I can wear this with tights and a skirt  like what I´m showing you today and skinny jeans which you´ll be seeing anytime soon. ;)

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I´m wearing old things here except for the fuchsia sweater which is a new addition to my fall wardrobe this year. I plan on not addding more because I´ve noticed that I´ve got enough sweaters to last me until winter. Crossing my fingers that I can keep that promise to myself though because I saw a lot of pretty things in the stores last week, lol!

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And what about you? Have you done some fall/autumn shopping? I can´t wait to see what you´re wearing. :)

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top, jacket(old)- H&M, skirt- Bershka,  necklace- Massimo Dutti ,clutch(old)- Blanco, boots- local store

Enjoy the midweek, luvs!



PS: Linking with Lindsey, Shanna, Alison, Ayana and Keren, Victoria, Lauren, Tara nd Sharon and Bethany. Link with us! :)

Monday, November 10, 2014

Monday Remix: A Very Casual Comeback

Hello, world!

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Yeah right, I´m back and I hope  it would be for long because it´s exams week this week until next. Let´s see what´s going to happen then. So how have you been? It´s been a while I know and as for the weather, we´ve jumped right into winter from a super loooong summer. So the sandals are back inside the closet, the light tops are up, the sweaters are down and the leather jackets are back too!

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As usual I´m on a jeans and sweater mode and ... barefaced, hihihi! More interesting looks to come soon( I hope). ;)

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Have a lovely week, you all! :)



PS: Linking up with Patti, Molly, Rhea, Lauren and Lauren. Link with us! :)

Monday, October 27, 2014

Monday Remix: So Pumpkin

Good morning, dahlings! :)

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I´m wearing orange today just in time for the Halloween season which is just around the corner. Although I won´t be going around town wearing a scary costume this weekend, I think a pumpkin colored top and loafers will do. Right? ;) Anyway, come fall/ autmn I usually take this colored body bag out. It´s teal, mustard, purple colored ikat print that would be perfect for some casual mixing and matching until winter comes. You might have seen this crossbody bag a lot of times here in the blog, it´s a favorite of mine, actually!

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Anyway, I wore this pumpkin and crossbody bag combination while visiting an ancient salt marsh two months ago. Yes, these pics have been ¨curating¨ that long in my draft folder and I owe you BIG TIME( as usual, hahaha!) about that trip because it´s very interesting. It´ll come soon, promise!

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You might have noticed that I´ve stopped posting travel posts on Fridays. So sorry for that, my student life´s so hectic nowadays but one of these days after the exams, I´ll get back to posting on Fridays. Watch out for that!

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In the meantime, here´s another shot for a casual chic Halloween inspiration without scaring the children. Are you ready for trick or treating soon?

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top- Zara, jeans(sale)-Pull&Bear, shoes- Seaside(Portuguese brand), bag(old)- Bimba y Lola

Have a fun week ahead! :)



PS: Linking up with Molly, Lauren, Rhea, Erin and Lauren. Join us! :)