Grey and navy wool blazer H&M (similar here & here) // black peg trousers Zara (similar here & here) // canvas belt with buckle Front Row Shop // white sneakers Nike Air Force1 Be with us, we the north, so it won’t never EVER snow again.
Camel teddy coat Front Row Shop (similar here & here) // black blazer Urban Outfitters (similar here) // striped top Forever21 (similar here) // jeans Zara // white sneakers Nike Air (similar here, here & here) // sunglasses Spitfire Cold air. Freezing winter air. Even when I’m wearing my Nike Airs, I’m basically still on ice, rather than on air.
Finally the fashion community has decided to give the women a rest; making sneakers (real sneakers, without hidden wedges and high necks) not only fashionably acceptable but actually a complementary to every outfit nowadays. In terms of how you are supposed to wear them; just put on your usual jeans, leather pants, shirt & jacket and – instead of ballet flats or pumps or boots – wear your ever comfy sneakers. This is especially good news for travellers who always want to stay in style, this year we have the chance to be on “Top 10 most fashionable tourists” list! I, personally, am a fan of my Nike Free Run 3.0 (you can see in the first picture) but I wear them when working out and since I work out almost everyday I need another pair to wear outside. I may get another pair of Nikes, give in to Zara once again (but there is a loud voice inside of me saying “no Elif, at least buy your sneakers from somewhere else!”) or the most …
I love the crazy weather of Europe, making hysterical temperature swings from 10 degress to 30 degrees, then 15 the next day. Anyways, a beautiful sunny day in Paris is cue to a day trip to Versailles, especially if no one in the family has seen it before. I can’t feel my legs, or my feet, or my tushy; but it was worth it. Especially the gardens, the wisteria. It is the peak of all tourist activities in the world, but I made a promise to myself – last 3 days are all walking & shopping.