Hawaii 5-0 Part I


Arrived in Hawaii.

Pinch me. Am I really awake? I have this strange feeling that I might bump into John Locke any minute now (and I will definitely settle for Jack and/or Sawyer for that matter). Leptospirosis (and polar bears aside) this is true paradise. Virgin jungle scenery, roosters running free WITH their offspring, cold coconuts in every corner and THE BEST Kombucha tea there is.

Giant waves (those surf lessons could have come in handy), insanely beautiful waterfalls, Jurassic Park themed surroundings and the occasional tropical rain for the win. I was constantly chewing chocolate covered macadamias and sugarcane and I only stopped in time to look at the star encrusted sky at night.

Maybe it was all a dream after all. Maybe it was even better.

Wearing this swimsuit (so that the sharks won’t miss me), Mr Kate Beautymarks (gold/silver edition here) that almost gave my mom a heart attack and pink mirrored Wildfox sunnies (an even cooler pair here)

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IMG_4489During a very hot summer day in Downtown LA.

Accompanied by my favourite Athens based turned Angeleno street style photographer, Streetgeist, I visited local showrooms, I ordered a hell of a maple glazed turkey sandwich and an ice cold Kombucha tea in a secret passage/cafe that was as beautiful and peaceful as they get, I discussed life in the city of Angels (only perks, I really don’t mind the traffic) and I stood in front of the lens and some very vibrant bi colour walls.

Came back just in time for Orange Is The New Black.

Pink Lace Shorts Style By Stories, Jefrey Campbell Oriley Cut Out Ankle Boots, Blazer, White Tank, E&E Tortoise Sunglasses (similar here), embroidered bag bought in Myconos (a nice clutch alternative here)

Photos by Streetgeist

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Drunk In Love



Can you be utterly drunk in love?

Can you really fall in love with a place?

Can and will this emotion last forever?

Can life always be this beautiful?

Can I drink this cashew vanilla cinnamon agave milk everyday?

But most importantly … can I stop time?

Bikini that makes me smile courtesy of Victoria (The one with all the secrets (similar bottom here, top here and bottom here top here), Wildfox pink mirrored sunglasses the lilac version here), fringed kimono, Blue Print Cleanse cashew milk, Los Angeles necklace, fortune cookie necklace

El Matador, Malibu, 2014

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filio58A little Mexico in the heart of LA

Cómo estás? Muy bien! Colourful surprises await in every corner of this magical city, I couldn’t but feel transported somewhere over the border (and maybe soon I will actually be :)). Picturesque surroundings that could only be complimented with one thing: TACOS (one of my favourite spots Mexicali Taco and Co). I’m hungry now.


PS: Sorry for taking this long to update the blog, I have literally been living in a dream.

Wearing maxi dress (a printed version here, a more formal alternative here and my next purchase here), Zara blazer ( a black version here), Topshop espadrilles, BCBGeneration bracelets, earrings vintage (would love to be wearing these), Venessa Arigaza heartbreaker bracelet

Photos by Kathy De Ninno

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Apparently, everyone in LA can be a Victorias Secret Angel (thanx to Colette Miller that is). Could I pass up that chance? No. Do I wanna take pictures every time I visit the Magnolia Bakery on 3rd street (it’s right opposite)? Yes.

What did I do when I got back home? I put on my Pink sweatpants with the huge ANGEL print on the side just to make sure.

That I haven’t fallen from paradise. Yet.

Pink crop top, denim cut offs Levi’s, round sunglasses, New Balance sneakers, Gumball Poodle socks from Kitson LA, shirt Zara (a dusty pink version here)

Photos Kathy De Ninno Photography

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Malibu Stories


The story begins with a secret, hidden gem beach somewhere in Malibu (frequented by sea lions amongst other creatures), rocky surroundings, audacious seagulls, total serenity and a magic sunset for the win.

The story ends with an infamous, giant, tomato filled pizza from D’Amores.

Long story short, that is.

Things in this post you might wonder where to find: the fabulous one piece printed swimsuit by BSB Fashion, Celine sunglasses, Salty Dream beach towel, lace beach dress

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All Pink Everything


P is for pink walls, pink hair, pink nails and very pink attitude. And not necessarily the cute kind.

LA gets me. The more colourful you are, the better. I mean, there are rainbow coloured pedestrian crossings here. And then there’s Pink’s hot dogs (with a never ending line, no matter what time or day you go by). Pink smoothies from Earth Bar (with a bit of slim down boost, just for the placebo of it) and some incredible-never-gonna-forget pink sunsets (that turn into lavender) that were actually the inspiration behind my new logo (do you guys like it?). So yes.

I’m definitely feeling pink.

Wearing white blazer, denim shorts, Givenchy Bambi tote, H&M sandals (a fancy alternative here), lace bralette, baseball cap

Photos by Kathy De Ninno Photography

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Things that happened in Malibu (Point Dume) this time around:

(caution: they are not stated in a matter of importance, or are they?)

Ate a whole pack of oven baked sweet potato chips

Watched as lifeguards and marine biologists saved a sea lion cub 

Played frisbee (and sucked at it)

Witnessed an amazing sunset in the company of more than a dozen squirrels (that they, too, liked the sweet potato chips very much)

During the aforementioned I was wearing a Calzedonia bikini from the latest collection and those earrings (that come in black, too).

Just saying.

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San Diego Zoo


Jungle Fever.

Oh no, it’s the Zooooo! Cotton candy or no cotton candy at hand, this did take me a couple of years back. And by a couple a mean a lot. The San Diego Zoo is pretty big and thus exhausting and well, although really fun, I would rather see the animals in their natural environment (like me in a shopping mall). I almost stole a meerkat, witnessed monkeys beheading a lizard (the old fashioned Tarantino way), fell in love with a 3 month wolf cub and in general, adjusted well to my surroundings.

We all know what this says about me.

Wearing Supergas, Asos striped shorts, striped crop top, the Row round sunglasses, Hermes enamel bracelet

La vita e Bella


After spending way too much time with way too many Italians here (I mean half of Bocconi is in LA at this moment) and tasting the best carbonara ever, I have to admit that life is beautiful and that this sounds better in Italian.

Una faccia una razzia (cause we do share the same Nutella addiction) and we do know how to party. And since I will miss ragazzi miei our next get together is already planned and will be in Sardinia. Or Fontenera. Or both.

Viva l’Italia! It really was the best carbonara I’ve ever eaten.

Wearing a striped crop top (also here), white frill skirt, leopard Vans sneakers, Celine cat eye sunglasses (I am in love with these), Bella raffia hat BCBG, love ankle chain Asos

Photos by Kathy De Ninno Photography