Blending in

Hello loves! I hope you have all had a satisfying and relaxing weekend. This weekend I went for a barbecue with friends and today I went for a movie with family. We saw From Bombay to Paris, which of course made me dream of living in France as usual. It’s one of my dreams that is so close to my heart that I often catch myself daydreaming about fairy-tale moments in France. I am officially back in Dubai and that means “back to business”, I am trying to figure out how to live the life I dream of with the resources I currently have. I think sometimes it is important to just forget the rules and simply take a risk. They say you only regret the chances you didn’t take.Mmm easier said than done…

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Cut Out Brogues

Hey lovelies!
Guess who just bought a new pair of shoes? Me! I went on a mini shopping trip today and acquired a new pair of shoes. Of course I found myself in the shoe section of New Look as I usually do and my eyes naturally gravitated towards the patent cut out brogues that hung across from me, there were white ones and maroon ones but I just loved the classic black pair. I have never owned brogues and have always loved them from afar. And now that the cut out style is so in fashion I think that they are just crazy enough for my shoe obsessed heart. Continue reading

Sophisticated Summer Inspiration

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Hey!

Today I wanted to share some classic summer styles to keep you inspired to be as chic as possible this summer. I recently went to a hotel for a weekend stay and saw all these ladies that just looked really classy in their swimwear and big floppy hats. I always feel a bit out of place as I’m not always sure how to style myself by the beach. I usually go for a pair of denim shorts and a tank top, or a patterned playsuit over my bikini. I’m not all that creative when it comes to beach dressing for some reason. I had a straw hat for like two minutes before it disappeared from my sight a few years ago. Therefore, this post is to inspire you the reader but also myself, to take more risks and take notes from some of the world’s classic fashion icons.

grace kelly on holidayjackie on a boatJackie CapriJackie Kennedy scarfjackievogue travelsummer hat and bathing suitdiana black bathing suitdiana swimsuit

I hope this helps! A lot of these are Jackie Kennedy, who is such a fashion icon and who seemed to look flawless when on holiday. And I added Diana and Grace because we all  love a Princess on holiday!

1. Audrey Hepburn

2. Grace Kelly

3. Jacqueline Kennedy on a yacht

4. Jacqueline in Capri

5. Jacqueline Kennedy wearing a silk scarf 

6. Jacqueline Kennedy in a gingham dress

7. Vogue April 1973

8. Classy  beach style

9. Princess Diana in a black bathing suit and scarf

10. Princess Diana in an animal print bathing suit, in St Tropez, 1997

*First 7 photos (excluding no.5) found on http://www.pinterest.com/trinketsinbloom/sophisticated-style/

*Last 2 on http://www.pinterest.com/kimmykuehl/princess-diana-bathing-suits/

 

Happy Summer Holidays!

Vuyi xx