Long dress crochet pattern

The summer months are a great time to enjoy the beach wearing our favourite „must-haves“. Some of the things we need are nice bikini sets, a sun hat, sunglasses, etc., but for for me a must have is also a cover-up, or a light long cloth like summer tunics, caftans, thin dresses.

With the wide, billowy sleeves and the draped, airy fit, this garment fits and flatters every body type. Not to mention, the loose cut also keeps you cool on warm days and balmy nights.

Such is my crochet style white tunic from Zara today – it helps protect me from the sun while makes me feel elegant even on the beach. Of course I combined it with a Calzedonia bikini set – a black one, because I love combining black and white. The sunglasses I chose are from Michael Kors. 

Photography by Plamena Mileva

An easy look with a little black dress

I like very much this formula – a little black dress + a pair of favorite shoes = ready to go.

Like almost every woman I am very squeamish about my look no matter where I’m going. But very often I just want to put a piece and go out. For such occasions, when the time is short, I always use my secret formula – a little black dress or a tunic plus a pair of shoes and I’m ready. Black, because the black color fits almost everywhere and a dress or tunic because it‘s easy to wear, simple and unpretentious.

For today’s look I chose a Zara straight, simple black dress and matched it with a pair of nice Michael Kors heeled booties. So, with those two opposites – simple (the dress) and chic (the pair of shoes) I made a quick, eye-catching look in a fashionway.

Photography by Plamena Mileva

Mint green with black

We’ve seen many different green hues this spring/summer season, but there’s one different and unique green – the pastel mint green. Looking pastel and creamy, the mint green is definitely one of the most special one in the green palette.

While there is nothing new about pastels in spring, the mint green color during the spring 2021 runways felt fresh as ever. After several seasons filled with neon colors, the muted green was really a welcome sight. Mint, aquamarine, avocado, pistachio, moss or laurel – whichever name you choose, this fashion color are on trend this spring/summer.

To be honest, the mint green color is charming, looks comfortable and matches well with many different occasions. Here I have rounded up an outfit with it – the main color is black, with the green as secondary. A Zara oversized shacket jeans shirt, short black Calzedonia biker leggings with a black Zara top, Michael Kors shoes, an eye-catching glittering Bershka belly bag and black sunglasses.

Photography by Plamena Mileva

Invest in black and white

These spring/summer days, when all the shops and websites offer you a palette of sweet, candy colors, we think that our wardrobe will be the most colorful this season. Nevertheless, don’t forget that every now and then, black and white remains a classic and it always works well when you make your choice in the right cuts.

So, when in doubt, wear black and white – a black-white fashion trend is not really a trend. On the contrary – this combination always looks good and is eternal – so it’s worth to invest in, no matter if the pieces are basic or with prints. Today I decided to show you both – a basic black MONKI jeans dress with a black and white Michael Kors printed blazer. Although the weather looks already sunny and warm now, a thin blazer always comes in handy. And such a basic jeans dress is also always useful – you can wear it with or without a T-Shirt and also with leggings when the days are cold – I just love such multifunctional pieces. The shoes I choose are also multifunctional and for all seasons, with matching black and white MK print. The whole outfit I topped with a black Tally Weijl belly bag.

Photography by Plamena Mileva

A cool look with jogging pants, not just for at home!

The jogging pants are at the moment the it-piece almost everywhere. That’s because they are good not only for at home or for sport, but also for a casual stroll, shopping, meeting with friends, etc. Even for the office, if your dress code there allows it, especially if well combined with a blazer.  

I decided to show you how I combined my joggers in a trendy outfit. Obviously the key piece in that look are those beige jogging pants from Bershka, matched with a crop top of the same material/color and topped with an oversized shirt from Zara. The crop tops really fit great to the sporty bottoms. The whole outfit gets complemented by a Just Cavalli beanie and Michael Kors sneakers in a fashionway.

Photography by Plamena Mileva

White on white

The white on white look is one of my favorite trends. It is so versatile and stylish that you should not miss out on making one yourself. Here I made a winter one to inspire you.

I have a selection of jackets that I rotate throughout the winter and this simple white piece is one that I wear with great pleasure. I paired it with a nice classic white hoodie dress in almost same color. I like the oversized sweater and hoodie dress trend because you don’t have to think about matching the bottoms. But only white pieces are not enough to make your look great – don’t forget appropriate complementing accessories – a they always make you look outstanding.

I had to choose between my black and white Michael Kors boots and the all white Bershka ones, eventually going for the latter, combining them with funky Calzedonia tights. Personally, when making a one-color outfit I love to make it a little bit sexy in order to avoid being boring and here the tights make their best.

If you want shoes, bags, and jewelry to match with your white outfit, then I recommend going for lighter shades of classic hues. You can, for instance, try on white like me, grey, nude, silver and gold.

To complete the outfit I topped it with my black and white J‘ADIOR bag, in a fashionway.

Photography by Plamena Mileva

There’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing

Cold gray days, cold winter weather – how to make it not boring? Of course, by giving the opposite contrast – warm, colorful and thinking of the positive aspects. If it’s not cold, how could we wear our nice warm coats, hats and gloves and how could we enjoy the coming of the spring.

My outfit today is based around trendy colorful accessories – a warm pink-black Nike beanie and a pink small bag, which make the look interesting and give a colorful feeling, like in summer. Normally in winter we wear cream, black, gray, beige or otherwise neutral colors, but why not some bright ones in addition. They somehow convey these cute and happy feelings.

I matched those accessories with a mint colored teddy coat from Bershka, a white warm Calliope sweater, Pimkie jeans, Michael Kors sneakers, all in the same palette and my white H&M gloves. So, thus the cold is less cold and the gray day is less gray.

“There’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.”
Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Photography by Plamena Mileva

Jeans forever

No matter time of the year or the year itself, jeans are always in season.

I have vivid memories of my childhood how different the jeans were – classic or special, stonewashed, high-waisted with a button-fly, bride or loose tapered legs. And as the fashion tends to come back after some years, now we have the high waisted jeans back, just like in the old times.

I found those 80‘s skinny, slim fit, high waisted jeans in horizon blue by Zara and almost felt the fashion from the times of my mother. There is one small difference though – in the past, when my grandma saw a cut or a hole in my jeans, first thing she said was it needs to be patched – now those are made intentional and fashionable.

I matched them with my favourite black – a black stretched Zara body, a black Michael Kors blazer, black boots and as a final touch a cute brown bag from MONKI with a brown Gucci belt. All in all a casual outfit, matched in a fashionway. 

 

Photography by Plamena Mileva

There is always a reason to smile

No matter the season, month or day, I think we can always find ourselves a reason to smile, because when you laugh and love life, life laughs and loves you back :).

Smiling makes us look younger, it can relieve stress, boost our mood, trick our brain to focus on positive thinking and possibly bring many more benefits. But the thing I like most about smiling is it makes us more attractive.

Remember that a smile is the prettiest thing you can wear. Hence, next to wearing your nicest clothes you should never forget finding a reason for putting on your smile, too!

Photography by Marg Basarova

Saying „No, thank you“ to negative energy

Considering the situation in the world now and the outlook for the coming months, I want to say „No, thank you“ to all the negative energy and thoughts – this is my favorite slogan for the moment – do you have one of your own? Because when we are healthy that is enough to think positive and look optimistically towards the future. I know we hear this all the time, but that is indeed the essence of things.

In that context my outfit today is also a kind of a „No, thank you“ message to all the things that are negative. It is with one of my official coronavirus pieces – a cool hoodie – for the times when someone tries to come closer and shake my hand for example – no thank you! 

And as it happens pretty often lately I am in pink again, matched with black – two favourite colors. A pink Zara sweatshirt, a black Pimkie skirt, Calzedonia tights and socks, Michael Kors sneakers and a Victoria‘s Secret bag.

Photography by Marg Basarova