Today I want to share with you all another Italian street style brand I found in Paris! I have talked about Subdued in my previous post. Brandy Melville is also another Italian brand and has a similar style as Subdued with everything Bohemian and a relaxed Boho chic style. The two do have a lot in common. But Brandy Melville has a unique sizing strategy, which … Continue reading Shopping in Paris | Brandy Melville -Italian made with Californian spirit & “one size fits most” strategy
I was having dinner with my girlfriends last week, and compare to our early 20’s, we are now so much more at ease and so much more comfortable being ourselves, now that we are approaching the big number 30.
We are a lot more at ease, feeling great just being ourselves because we care less what other people think of us; we make more money and hold more important position in our jobs. Most importantly, we know how to navigate through life our own way.
Less is more – We no longer buy as many cheap and fast fashion, no more forever 21 dresses nor colourful Kate Spade and Juicy Couture; and more Chanel, Céline and Louboutins. What’s not to love?
Here are 12 items that I think are worth to invest in for a grown up wardrobe.
A pair of quality black leather pumps
“Good shoes take you to good places” ever heard of that?
So a pair of beautiful high heels will bring you to beautiful places. Invest in your basics.
“A woman with good shoes is never ugly” – Coco Chanel
Then a practical and very Parisian ballet flats. Repetto would be my go to store, provides just enough toe cleavage! Otherwise, Anna Baiguera’s annette style is a great alternative, but the sole is rather thin. You might want to take them to the shoemaker to put on a thin rubber sole before your first wear to extend the life of your flats.
Coucou mes petits chats! Finally got the time to write this second part, please check out part 1 if you haven’t! ba&sh Created by childhood friends Barbara Boccara and Sharon Krief, Bas&sh work with sumptuous fabrics to create femininity and sophistication. What I like about them is they don’t really produce clothing that is “in” for the season. Perfect for your everyday look if your work allows you … Continue reading 7 French fashion brands you need to know : Pt 2