Unfold your designer scarf with unlimited styles

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Hand rolled large scarf (Like Hermes print & quality) click here

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Hand rolled large scarf (Like Hermes print & quality) click here

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One scarf, unlimited styles

Wearing a scarf in the summer? Yes you heard correctly! I know you’re probably thinking that there isn’t such a way, but think again! There are plenty of ways to style a scarf in the summer (without sweating)! The key is finding the right lightweight and sheer scarf, keeping your look cool and weightless on your neck during the summer heat. Wearing a brightly printed shall with your summer style is a perfect way to add the finishing touch to your outfit. Here are just five creative ways to inspire you to spice up your wardrobe. Bring on the summer scarves!

  1. Using the scarf as a hair accessory: You can simply lay the scarf around your head and over your shoulder as a head wrap to show off the scarf’s beautiful print that gives your outfit a pop of color. Another way to wear this style is folding the scarf in half and then tying it around your head for the use of a headband. Both of these fashions are perfect for keeping your head light for the heat, and also allowing you to cover up when you’re having a bad hair day (yikes!). Pair a brightly printed scarf with a simple sundress and your favorite stylish shoes and you’ll be walking down the New York City streets feeling like a million bucks.
  1. Wearing a scarf during the nighttime: Its an effortless way to look chic with minimal accessories. Find the proper scarf that you can wrap around your shoulders to add sophistication when going to a lavish dinner or drinks with your besties.
  1. On your purse strap: When wanting to add that finishing touch to your attire, easily tie the printed scarf on your purse strap to add excitement and to draw attention to your fashion-forward look. Effortless right?
  1. Neck Tie: AKA, the newest of the scarf styles. Find a smaller scarf that you can fold tightly to fit around your neck. Make sure to leave the knot facing towards the front and slightly to the side and voilà, you are the trendiest girl on the block.
  1. The traditional way: The sun may be hot, but that shouldn’t restrict you from wearing a scarf in the regular manner. Add the sheer scarf solely to lay over your tank top to amplify your outfit with this staple piece.

A scarf can do it al!l

P.S. As always i would like to hear from you how do you accessorize and wear your scarves. Share your comments, tips and suggestions with the rest of us. I would be very appreciative if you could share this post with your friends through social media.

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Time for new designer shoes

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Insider For Fabulous Style at Affordable Prices

Designer shoes; something I go loco each time shopping at Bergdorf.  The only bump in the road when looking for a great pair of luxurious shoes is the price. It can be discouraging to find your dream stilettos on the rack just until you glance at the price sticker and want to scream your lungs out why there are so digits there?  Now, before you start thinking about that pair of shoes you couldn’t buy, I have fantastic news that you will LOVE to hear. You frankly don’t have to fret anymore about that immense price! Boutique on 57 offers the same up-scale merchandise as any designer store on the market, but our discounted prices are more suitable for your bank account (hallelujah). Who doesn’t love an extra sixty percent off on the shoes you’ve been dying to have for months? No one. This is my point exactly. So what’s holding you back now? There’s never a wrong time to purchase new shoes, am I right? Iris Apfel once said, “If your hair is done properly and you’re wearing good shoes, you can get away with anything”. I don’t think Iris could be any more spot-on with that statement. There are specific shoes in store to spice up your amazing outfits that I’m confident your feet cannot wait to wear, so what are we waiting for already?! Here are the incredible shoes at an unbelievable price.

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Roberto Cavalli heels click here

Honesty, what is not to love about this wonderful platform heel? Cavalli certainly made this shoe standout with it’s open toe, side cutouts, and adjustable buckle strap around heel. These heels scream “fun night on the town”. The thick heel provides sturdiness and support while you’re out and about, so there is no need to worry about twisting your ankle and falling (ouch!). These shoes are flirty yet elegant, which is a perfect way to show off your chic style.

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Chrstian Louboutin emerald green suede pumps click here

Ahhh here are the timeless Louboutin’s, A.K.A every woman’s fantasy to own at least one pair. The fantastic thing about these heels is that they are a great staple for your closet. The round shape toe, red soles, and very appealing high arch are iconic. The shoes simply can go with any outfit that you put on. You can dress up or down. It’s important to find heels that are versatile and transitional when going from daytime in the office to nighttime dinner and cocktails, and these shoes offer just that. The suede heel is a huge fashion “yes!”

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Gucci coral small heel pumps click here

If you’re looking to make a statement, these pumps are what you’ve been waiting for. These Gucci one-inch heels with a pointed toe can make your outfit exciting with the bright dash of color. Not to mention, who doesn’t look good in red? No one!  Like, yeah these shoes are fierce, and yes, you do love the attention you get while wearing them. These shoes do the talking for you.

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Ralph Lauren wedge sneakers click here

Honestly, we all know that you are doomed if you don’t have the correct footwear on while exploring the streets of New York City. So when you’re deciding between wearing sneakers or wedges from Ralph Lauren. This shoe is the perfect answer. The two-in-one, sneaker wedges. With a braided jute wedge heel matched with off white canvas and laces, these are the perfect wedges for putting together a trendy outfit along with having comfortable feet all day long. What’s not to love? Pair these shoes with a classy skirt or dress and you’re outfit is flawless.

Remember: If you’re wearing the right shoes, then you look fabulous

P.S. As always i would like to hear from you about your shoe experience shopping and your favorite styles. Share your comments, tips and suggestions with the rest of us. And i would appreciate if you could share this blog post via your social media pages.

Happy Shoe Shopping!

 

KASIA

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Solutions to Traveling Fashionably Light

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With so many traveling restrictions forced upon us “VOYAGE” became strategic game planning. I admire those girls who travel with their high heels perfectly tucked in outfits carrying luxurious luggage. I’ve been watching them closely and decided to follow their stiletto steps.

I didn’t quite understand how they manage to stay so perfectly put together while rushing to their final destinations.
What I did understand however, were all the luxurious designer travel bags they were carrying. From Louis Vuitton to Prada and many more, it was time for me to find my perfect luggage match. Suitcase sizes and weight is always an issue for me and I have to prepare my packing painlessly. Otherwise I will be the one who will literally drug that extra weight on my shoulders at the airport terminals.

Being a fashionista and now travelista, all on a budget, I have found the simplest way to travel fashionably and light. It is merely just having the right designer bag that is professional but stylish as well. Let’s be honest, traveling and looking stylish makes the whole experience so much more thrilling. I have found two designer bags to use while getting away that are very practical and make my experience so much better. I love the luxury of Goyard foldable garment bag. With pockets for shoes, multi compartments and hanging dresses this bag is the ultimate convenience to fit it all in.!.
Another great find is large cross body messenger style by Gucci made of calfskin black leather. What I love about it is the impact of lightness and multi functionality.
I can easily pack my essentials while getting away fro the weekend, going to the gym, or carry it on the plane with me. Both of these bags make sense to travel because they are simple, durable, and luxurious.
Now every Travelonista can travel like real Fashionista.

Safe travels!

Outfits used in the photos:

Goyard Garment bag click here 

Gucci messenger black bag click here

Dolce & Gabbana turquoise blue dress click here  

Blumarine red dress click here

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Mastering raw cuisine with Matthew Kenny Culinary

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Last week I returned from LA where I was intensely mastering chocolate and nut cheese making at Matthew Kenny Culinary Academy in Venice, CA. This is always a treat for me to be mentored by such a great wholesome vegan dietary chef. I was so impressed with his new restaurant Plant Food + Wine and Culinary school that he recently moved from Santa Monica.

Venice Beach, CA lately became trendy, hip neighborhood with plenty of coolest vibrant cafes, restaurants and shops to choose from. It’s a must visit destination.

I was so regaled to be preparing some delicious recipes and meeting new people at the class. We were a group of 10 and each one was assigned to their workstation equipped with essentials like cutting boards, Blendtec blenders, and mandolins and professional chefs aprons. We were given detailed program itinerary, shown a demo and were ready to put Blendtec, vivacious energy, imagination, and confidence into a good use. Our program started with preparing macadamia nut cheese, raw beet ravioli, pesto, macaroons, and chocolates.

What I loved most about the class was plate decorating using eatable colorful flowers, spreading and smearing flavored colorful sauces. It felt like being at the art class playing with textures, colors, seasoning, portion sizing while creating the most spectacular dishes. When we finished our first course of beet ravioli we were ready to lunch on a terrace and compare our creations. Everyone was so enthusiastic, and seriously focused on perfecting the house recipe. Eating it was the best part of that day.

The Plant Food & Wine restaurant is modern, cozy, with elegant composition of earth tones. There are multiple dining rooms with a beautiful white marble tables and gray cushions. The Culinary Academy is specious, modern and well organized accommodating  16 chefs. I adored the deco of fancy large communal white marble table, oversized windows and stepping out terrace overlooking the garden.

The Academy is located on the second floor just next door to the restaurant. Olive & Fig trees garden is the best feature of MK culinary empire. It felt so special preparing delicious meals upstairs and experiencing PF & W divine menu in the comfort of beautiful nature and tasteful surroundings.

Prior to my intense chocolate course I went with my girlfriend for lunch to Plant Food + Wine ordering almost everything on the menu. We couldn’t resist it was that delicious. I highly recommend turmeric chi latte that will turn your tongue funny yellow color, MK salad, and Brussels sprouts tacos. Everything is served on beautiful black oversized plates. For dessert we chose non-dairy banana split, which was to die for.

The menu is elegantly crafted from finest fresh organic ingredients.

I never knew that I could fall in love with cooking or talk about it so passionately. For the most part in the past I left it to my mom. She has spent endless hours in the kitchen crafting new recipes or exchanging them with her girlfriends and my aunts. I always had plenty of excuses when I was asked to help out. I think I got discouraged after few attempts of making a traditional cheesecake that completely flopped and ended in the trash. Since then I had grown keen on the idea of learning , trying, and striking the right balance between nourishing the body and mind simultaneously.

My love affair with cooking started while traveling to Paris. I wanted to indulge in tasting absolutely everything during my visit in the city of lights. I observed that eating quality food For French people was like obeying a religion. Cooking was definitely an art there, where precision of flavors and taste played a major factor in creating fine cuisine. This observing awaken healthy cooking passion in me that I currently share with my family and friends over home dinners. I wanted to learn from the best raw food chef’s new techniques, plate decorations, portion control, and course placement. There is still so much to learn and improve. Today I am exchanging recipes with my mom and girlfriends showing new ways of preparing healthy dishes while carefully selecting ingredients. Through my culinary journey I discovered that the best and fastest way through everyone’s heart is certainly through fine fresh organic ingredients & lots of chocolates.

KASIA

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Bra-Blems Solutions

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Bra-blems are something that every single woman can relate to. It’s just in the cards when it comes to being a woman that no guy can ever come close to relating to. Every woman has different bra-blems, but today I’m going to share mine. You see, it’s always been an issue for me to find the right bra that fits my cup in all the right ways. It drives me crazy when straps keep falling down or snaps in the back keep rising to the top of my head. And Underwire pierce under my skin or pop out of the bra. Some have lace that its to thin leaving not much to the imagination or the embroidery can be to harsh rubbing off the nipples. I have few of those that decorate my lingerie drawer instead of my breast.

At some point I felt like giving it up and staying bra less. It worked for a little while but I was often challenged when wanted to wear certain tops or dresses with delicate transparent fabric or lace. I was on the mission to find a perfect bra that could be soft, comfortable and do all the “special effect” tricks. I came across ThirdLove and was immediately intrigued by their solution to all my concerns. With help of few questions, deciding on my breast shape and a large assortment of newest technology bras like foam memory I knew I came to the right place. I was even offered 30 days free trial that guaranteed the comfort, and luxury I was looking for.

It’s true art to pick properly right cup size and avoid discomfort. Most of us desire bigger and perkier breast. And at certain age only few remain those assets ready to wear confidently and comfortably trendy backless dresses and low cut shirts. Some girls are forced to wear a stick-on bra, which doesn’t help them on making more full due to the lack of push up and support stick-on bras have. I researched plenty and found at ThirdLove  so many choices. My favorite was feather light breathable selection in all beautiful colors, strapless, and variety of fabrics.

Everyone’s bra-blems are a major factor when it comes to deciding what shirt to wear, and maybe my bra-blem made you feel better about yours. Happy bra shopping!

Thank you Sofia Montanarelli for writing this article

P.S. As always I would love to hear from you. What is your biggest bra-challenge and your solution to it? Share your comments, tips, and suggestions with the rest of us

 

KASIA

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