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Belt the Bag

I literally can’t get enough of this belt bag trend, and I have to say I’m not always this well put together when I wear one. I usually just hang it around my shoulder and forget about it –  but that’s the whole point. Whether it’s around your waist or on your shoulder, you can just forget about it. And whilst I love the style factor bags brings to outfits (+ the color factor for me) I simply can’t stand carrying something with me all day. This one just stays there quietly while emphasizing my waistline, what more can you ask of something so little? . Sunglasses Le Specs x Adam Selman . Black sculptured blazer The Frankie Shop (similar here & here) . White tapered pants Shop A Momento (similar here & here) . Black sock boots Zara (similar here & here) . Tan belt bag Urban Outfitters

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Seasons Don’t Change

Not in my wardrobe they don’t. That’s why I never had winter-summer wardrobes, all of my clothes are always sitting side by side, waiting for their turn to make a surprise appearance in outfits. This Nanushka dress for example, which was a summer staple for me this year, is now the perfect fall skirt worn under sweaters. Recycle your wardrobe, folks. . Sunglasses Le Specs x Adam Selman . Black tie front sweater Front Row Shop (similar here & here) . Cream weave dress Nanushka (similar here & here) . Black combat boots Dr Martens Jadon (or here) . Leather bag Céline

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Polka Revelation

I could have sworn that polka dots was the print I dislike the most up until a year ago. I love stripes, I enjoy a good floral every now and then, animal prints are totally welcome and so does anything abstract but I never, ever thought I’d be this into polka dots. I basically can’t stop buying anything dotted: blouses, dresses, scarves – bags even. I’m also enjoying the very few days you can sport a blazer, bare leg, combat boots combo so all’s well here. . Black ruffle polka dot dress Stylenanda (similar here & here) . Black sculptured blazer The Frankie Shop (similar here) . Black combat boots Dr Martens Jadon (or here & here) . Tan leather puzzle bag Loewe (or here)

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Carrera Bound

As I was trying to find a witty title for this outfit post (which quite frankly is the hardest thing after finding Instagram captions) I realized the Carrera sunglasses I’m wearing already have the perfect name. Created using the retro aesthetic of the classic pilot shape bound together with a double metal bridge and the iconic Carrera logo, the name may be hinting at anything; a destination, a root, a union… For me, it’s a bold way to embrace the good old pilot with a hint of red, a color I’m trying to adopt into my everyday looks. . Sunglasses Carrera . Black one shoulder top Need Supply . Ivory jeans Citizens of Humanity (or here) . White sneakers Converse x Comme des Garcons (or here) . Straw bag Le Coeur D’artichaut

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I Never Expire

I always believe there’s a funny plot twist in every person’s life story, something that happens to them very ironically when they think they’re the last person it can happen to. To me that thing was getting married. Despite the endless – sometimes subliminal – pressure you get all your life as a girl to get married, to have kids and live a “proper” life, I kept on chanting Anouk’s “Nobody’s Wife” like it was my personal anthem. I kept on laughing when my friends tell me despite what I say, I’ll be the first one to get married. I couldn’t be in serious relationships and marriage simply wasn’t fit for me. Then, at 19 years old, I met the love of my life. After dating for 7 years we got married when we were 26 years old. And yes, we were the first ones among our friends to get married. It wasn’t a splashy proposal and a show off wedding. It wasn’t because we had to get married because we’ve been together for so …