Series 2: I take my own pictures and what it says about me?

coco chanel stripe

self portrait

self portrait photography

stripe jumpsuit

fashion editorial

 

I am back with another series of “I take my own pictures”. It was born in summer of 2016 when I was extremely bored. I feel in this age of fast life/ fast everything nobody has the time to get bored anymore. Sometimes you have to find the time to get to this point and something will surface. It was a while ago that I got into this thing of self photography. Mostly because I had just started blogging and didn’t have anyone to take my pictures. I am no expert, but I go with the feeling of how and what I feel. So of course I am nervous to go public with them.

Let me know what you think!

Sita ❤

How I style sundresses for summer

IMG_0325

IMG_0267

IMG_0314

IMG_0288

IMG_0380

IMG_0337

Sundress by Topshop, Denim Jacket Vintage, Shoes Nike, Necklace my own, Sunglasses Celine

You think I fell in love with this sundress just because it says Sun. Haha… I guess I am excited because it finally feels like summer here in Amsterdam. Sundresses for summer is a always a good idea! This year I found my all white summer dream in Topshop. The minute I laid my eye on it, I fell in love. I love everything about this dress it’s summery, white, mid length  and comes with a bow. So you know what I will be wearing the most this summer.

A great dress is nothing without a good styling. If the outfit is styled well then I believe it’s unbeatable. In this world of fast fashion and social media, you need to have a good sense of style. You need to make it your own and own it! I am so done seeing patch on everything; jackets,jeans  & denim. And it all looks the same. The denim jacket in this pictures is vintage and worked on by a friend. The one thing I love the most about this are the small Indian details.

So go ahead and create something that says you!

Sita ❤

From runway to closet

PicMonkey Collage3

IMG_7888

IMG_7924

IMG_7855

IMG_7923

IMG_7810

IMG_7890

IMG_7926

IMG_7916

IMG_8035

IMG_7939

IMG_8019

IMG_8000

Jumpsuit by Topshop, Pinstripe coat by BCBGMAXAZRIA, Belt Asos vintage, Shoes by Topshop, Shirt American Apparel

Good morning lovers, how is everyone doing today? Did you survive the weekend after the pay day? Well, I had a great weekend! Sunday days off can only mean one thing. Sunday. Runday.  To be honest, I couldn’t stop raving about it.

Today’s post is all about the great 80’s! Big hair, big earrings, big shoulder pads. Spring/summer was all about the love, peace, boho, and 70’s. Even though I was madly in love with the 70’s and couldn’t keep my hands off my flares and button down skirt. It is pleasantly nice to see some fresh 80’s influence on the runway.

High-fashion runways often show avant -garde styles that are almost impossible to implement in your own wardrobe. While you wouldn’t want to wear designers entire looks into your style, you can still take some inspiration from powerful fashion houses. I fell in love with the Topshop Unique collection. 80’s vibe with cool british attitude! It was all about bringing back old school granny dresses with cool british rock n roll attitude. They painted the picture of an adventurous, ambitious, smart and fun girl who is not afraid to party her ass off on the weekend after a hard week.

This blog post is about taking inspiration from the runway and brining it into your own wardrobe. My look screams Topshop Unique. High fashion designer clothes are not affordable to  everyone. You can still bring the runway vibe into your closet.

PicMonkey Collage

Here is how to do it:

  • Fashion shows are all about the inspiration and theme. Read fashion blogs and interviews from the designer/creative directors to understand the inspiration.
  • Follow the pattern and colour palette. Eg: Black&white print & culottes
  • Understand the key pieces from the look. For e.g.:  Pinstripe coat and fluffy shoes are the key pieces.
  • Accessories and make up. Eg: Bow belt, big earrings and red lips.

Collage

This look was created spontaneously after watching the show. The idea is to pick things from your closet that already exist and make it work. Hope this inspires your to take a fresh look into your own closet.

PS: Let me know if you have a huge crush on the particularly look and want me to break it down to your closet. I would be happy to help and do a full blog post on that piece.

Wish you all a great week.

Love

Cocolett