Miami Fashion Week, with Valentina: emerging brands and ecology

Attending a fashion week that is not part of the “classic” circuit of fashion weeks is always an interesting experience, because everything is very different from what we are used to, and very often, things happen differently from what we would expect. In Miami’s case, I was expecting bold colors, breathtaking locations and lots of …

TBS Taste: Casa Infante e Leopoldo, Naples comes to Milan!

Neapolitans in Milan have been hoping this would happen for a while, and people from Northern Italy may have heard about it, and felt curious to find out more. Finally, the day has come: the historical patisserie and taralli makers Leopoldo, who have been delighting Neapolitan palates for over 70 years, finally arrived in Milan, …

Metal details are the coolest makeup trend of summer 2017

Forget glow: metal details are the trend you should wear during summer 2017! We don’t just want a bronze-like effect on our eyelids, we actually want to look like fused bronze is adorning our eyes. And enough with “golden hues”, your lips have to look like they are covered in liquid gold. We saw this …

London in Bloom :: Pink lace trench & Nude pumps

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Add pinch of (sea) salt to your summer beauty routine!

Make sure you mark my words, because they will be your summer’s password: sea salt. Yes, that’s right, this is the ingredient that will take good care of your beauty, naturally and easily: sea salt has purifying properties, it is excellent for draining extra liquids, and as an anti inflammatory. Not only does it help …

Italy food tour: places to go in Milan to taste regional specialties

Milan offers culture and art, work and fashion, and even if your granny is not here to make Sunday lunch, you should also be aware that it is also possible to eat very well. You know why? Because, in addition to foreign restaurants and local fare, there are also a lot of little places where …

How to reproduce the look of Alexa Chung’s first collection

Alexa Chung just introduced her first collection in London, and if you are fans of hers, and of her style, this is your lucky day, because this season is entirely inspired by her, and by the women she would like to dress. Every look on her catwalk had her special touch, or something you could …

The V&A Museum :: Embellished dress & Pretty pleats

http://ift.tt/IGPLv7?href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wendyslookbook.com%2F2017%2F06%2Fthe-va-museum-embellished-dress-pretty-pleats%2F&send=false&layout=button_count&width=85&show_faces=false&action=like&colorscheme=light&font=arial&height=21 Tweet Happy Wednesday everyone! London Day 2: A day at the museum. Honeycomb pleats against light honey-colored tulle, this incredible gown truly belongs in an art exhibition.  I adore the high ruffle neckline, the continuous play on the honeycomb theme with bee-like jeweled embellishments, the open back, and the incredible amount of volume of …

All you should know before you try one of those black peel off masks

My friends have been nagging me with one question lately: “what about that black peel off charcoal mask I saw on Facebook? Does it work?” I decided that, to save the face of as many people as I can, I should answer this difficult question here. First off, do you really think you should trust …

How to wear polo shirts a cool way

If I say “polo shirts“, and you instantly think about René Lacoste’s jersey petit piqué, don’t worry, you’re not the only one to make this mental association! Nevertheless, the image of polo shirts has changed a lot since their inception on the tennis courts in the early 1990. Polo shirts went from being simple sportswear …

The 7 most unusual sports you can practice this summer

Summer is finally here, we can finally say goodbye to our gym, and we can finally relax… Or not, actually: the summer months are the best for sports, they are the time when you can train outdoors, and get out of those walls! Beach volley, beach soccer and beach paddleball are favorites, but there are …

Beauty Brand 2 Know: Davines

The Bollati family started producing cosmetics in 1983 in Parma, with lots of love. They always focused on quality, which, in their case, meant having the freedom to create the best products, with care and respect for the environment. After ten years of research and improvement, they now decided to launch their own brand. This …

DEXTER PRINT

This print is one of my personal favorites. Its called the Dexter Print, named after Dexter, our amazingly naughty pug. We created Maxi's, Day Dresses out of this print and Dexter is super cool pug with a cool personality, all of it comes to live in this fabric print created in Jaipur. 

How to make your makeup last longer in the heat

It’s so hot in Milan these days… We feel like we might be melting! In the Survival Olympics that summer life actually became in the city, here I am, with a beauty challenge: how to make your makeup last longer in hot weather. It’s that time of the year during which I would like to …

How to make your makeup last longer in the heat

It’s so hot in Milan these days… We feel like we might be melting! In the Survival Olympics that summer life actually became in the city, here I am, with a beauty challenge: how to make your makeup last longer in hot weather. It’s that time of the year during which I would like to …

How to dress for your graduation party

Once you are done defending your thesis, whatever the result, there will be nothing left to do but organize your graduation party, and decide on your look for that occasion. Whichever plans you made, don’t forget you will be queen for a night, and you totally deserve it… So choose something super special that will …

Modern Victorian :: Lace pleated dress & London love

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Modern Victorian :: Lace pleated dress & London love

http://ift.tt/IGPLv7?href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wendyslookbook.com%2F2017%2F06%2Fmodern-victorian-lace-pleated-dress-london-love%2F&send=false&layout=button_count&width=85&show_faces=false&action=like&colorscheme=light&font=arial&height=21 Tweet Happy Monday everyone!  And greetings from London!  The last time I was in London was three years ago with Harrods and I’m so grateful to be back with Harrods again this time.  London is one of my favorite cities in the world.  I love the architecture, the people, and always can feel the …

Modern Victorian :: Lace pleated dress & London love

http://ift.tt/IGPLv7?href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wendyslookbook.com%2F2017%2F06%2Fmodern-victorian-lace-pleated-dress-london-love%2F&send=false&layout=button_count&width=85&show_faces=false&action=like&colorscheme=light&font=arial&height=21 Tweet Happy Monday everyone!  And greetings from London!  The last time I was in London was three years ago with Harrods and I’m so grateful to be back with Harrods again this time.  London is one of my favorite cities in the world.  I love the architecture, the people, and always can feel the …