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Sep 12, 2014

NEW ΣΟΜΦ ON THE BLOCK

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The new ΣΟΜΦ SS 2015 Collection is one of a kind and I mean it. Once again the best styling by Bianca Bogdanou, with those white sneakers giving exactly the sense of the Collection. The photo shoot could easily be one of the greatest Zara lookbook by Mario Testino. The simplicity is everyone when we are photo shooting those clothes. Contemporary, hip-hop style and of course the laser-cut, signature, skirts that make me wanna cry. The best thing is the patterns and their matching, because after this photo shoot I would even consider to wear leggings with crop top if only it was those particular blue ones. Anyway if it’s not for the leggings, it will definitely be for the perfect shorts. 

-xoxo Elis

Sep 12, 2014

IS NO-MAKE-UP THE NEW MAKE-UP TREND?

From the NYFW Marc Jacobs show

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Backstage at Marc Jacobs. Photo: Cheryl Wischhover/Fashionista

I know every time something so avant garde happens in a fashion show, (allow me to talk about make-up when I am saying avant garde) like in Marc Jacobs’ everyone is in a rush to make conclusions, but this time is not like this I suppose. Make-up is a really wealthy industry, that forced women on buying, for many many years now, even from the Marie Antoinette years women used to use make-up. 

But now the time has came! Marc Jacobs and François Nars, made the first step on behalf of every woman and let the models be natural only with moisturizer and without a trace of make-up. Brilliant as this idea is, it makes me wonder, why Marc Jacobs launched his cosmetic collection the past year (I am not sure about the year, but I am sure it hasn’t been many years since)? This last show motivated every single girl to stay natural, on her clothes, on her height ( everyone was wearing flats, in case you didn’t notice), on her residence, even on her make-up. But I’m thinking, that no normal woman (and by normal I mean non model woman) will want to adopt the no-make-up make-up, so, suspicious as I tend to be I also made a thought, that the next cosmetic collection that MJ will launch, is going to be all about nudes. And please make it happen, I don’t like it when I am publicly wrong.

-xoxo Elis

Sep 11, 2014 / 1 note

DESTINATION ROOF GARDEN

One of my favorite photo shoots that I came across today and I thought it would be a good idea to share it. Even if it’s an oldie I want to believe is a goodie too. This one is one of my favorite jumpsuits, a type of clothing I love to wear, so comfortable and stylish at the same time. But in a hot day you can’t even think about staying with your clothes on for long, so when the things got hot I just took off my lovely jumpsuit and stayed with my blue swimsuit. I know nothing compares to a cool dip in a swimming pool with a view. 

Jumpsuit: Asos.com

Swimsuit: Nella Ioannou Couture

Shoes: Fornarina

Photography: victorialovestea

#MJDAISYDREAM
Have you ever dreamt of making your own fragrance. I have and I made one today. OK I didn’t exactly made it, at least I created the Capsule as I wanted too, as I would like to present it in an advertising Campaign. Marc Jacobs makes my dreams come true. I can’t wait to have it in my hands. 
Source: http://www.marcjacobsfragrances.com/
Sep 11, 2014

#MJDAISYDREAM

Have you ever dreamt of making your own fragrance. I have and I made one today. OK I didn’t exactly made it, at least I created the Capsule as I wanted too, as I would like to present it in an advertising Campaign. Marc Jacobs makes my dreams come true. I can’t wait to have it in my hands. 

Source: http://www.marcjacobsfragrances.com/

Sep 10, 2014

THE CAMOUFLAGE EDITORIAL

Harper’s Bazaar created one of my favorite fashion editorials of this month’s issues. A really beautiful camouflage project in collaboration with Victoria & Albert Museum. The New York Botanical Garden was the greatest background that blended with the wonderful floral garments.

The art work by Erik Madigan Heck

BEAUTY TODAY
My daily beauty habits are really precise and careful and after many years of research for the best products I ended up on those beautiful things. I always had a love for  Chanel Cosmetics and especially on Chanel’s Poudres, so when I found this great Clinique anti-blemish make up I decided to use it under the Chanel top coat. Also recently found treasure is this beautiful Korres Blush, which I found by accident on a drug store on my neighborhood. My Chanel concealer and Poudre Universelle Compacte is for an easy morning solution, you know those days you don’t want to make up, but you are to insecure to go out with nothing at all. And finally my nude, Estee Lauder, limited edition, lipstick is something that I can’t miss on my daily beauty habits. What’s your daily habit?
Sep 9, 2014 / 1 note

BEAUTY TODAY

My daily beauty habits are really precise and careful and after many years of research for the best products I ended up on those beautiful things. I always had a love for  Chanel Cosmetics and especially on Chanel’s Poudres, so when I found this great Clinique anti-blemish make up I decided to use it under the Chanel top coat. Also recently found treasure is this beautiful Korres Blush, which I found by accident on a drug store on my neighborhood. My Chanel concealer and Poudre Universelle Compacte is for an easy morning solution, you know those days you don’t want to make up, but you are to insecure to go out with nothing at all. And finally my nude, Estee Lauder, limited edition, lipstick is something that I can’t miss on my daily beauty habits. What’s your daily habit?

Sep 8, 2014

To all of you Tumblr Girls out there have a good night sleep dreaming catwalks and fashion weeks. 

xoxo Elisfa.

Sep 8, 2014

Toi&Moi Photoshoot by G.Stravolemos

I felt nostalgic today and when I fell on these great photos by G.Stravolemos I felt the urge to share it with you. I hope you like the B&W effect, because I love it.

Time to study hard
Sep 2, 2014 / 2 notes

Time to study hard

Beauty essentials of the Bachelorette weekend and of course Nuxe for the brightest legs
Sep 1, 2014 / 1 note

Beauty essentials of the Bachelorette weekend and of course Nuxe for the brightest legs

Aug 29, 2014

THE GOLDEN SANDAL ISSUE

Since I’ve bought this golden strappy sandals I couldn’t hold myself from sharing my excitement with you. I’ve already had a pair of black, strappy sandals, but one pair of them is never enough. You only stop when you have them in a full color palette, at least I will only stop when I will accomplish that. 

They’re brand new and that’s why I didn’t manage to wear them yet, and that’s why you haven’t seen them in a complete outfit yet, but you will see them very soon, since my sister’s wedding is coming in less than a week. But as I told you before I wanted to share my excitement with you, so I represent you my golden, strappy, Kurt Geiger sandals. I think I’m in love… What do you think?

Aug 29, 2014

MERÇI BEAUCOUP LINKS À LA MODE

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Last Weekend

Labor Day marks the last day of “Summer” even if it’s actually September 21st… but who’s counting? Oh yeah, EVERYONE! Fashion Month kicks off next week, so everyone get your rest. Get everything you need to be done for regular life done this weekend if you can, because we’ll all be glued to the runways for the next month. So now is the time to muse about life and style, to stock up on your Fall wardrobe, and catch up on your magazines… don’t know where to start? These links will help!

Links à la Mode: August 28th

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Aug 28, 2014

SEPTEMBER IN PICTURES

If you have ever worked in a magazine, you would know from experience that the September issue is the most important and the most tricky. It’s the first after Summer and the first of a whole new season and also the first of a new fashion wave that comes with the new season. So if you have ever wondered why the fuzz with the September cover girls that’s the answer “IT’S AN IMPORTANT ISSUE”. 

So for this September we saw more than interesting covers on fashion magazines all over the world. Harper’s even played the Audrey Hepburn card with making her grand daughter cover of the September issue. But still I prefer the new model era by Mario Testino. 

Aug 27, 2014

THE DENIM ISSUE

You sure love denim, there is no real person who doesn’t like denim and this year PULL&BEAR honor the denim family, with a beautiful collection and an even more beautiful lookbook. 

Denim has this special “virtue” that every it girl loves it as a treasure, you can combine a denim piece with absolutely anything and you can wear it in almost every occasion. So this lookbook shows exactly this the combination eligibility, that’s why we see denim with denim, denim with lace, denim with lamé shirts and you can be imaginative by yourselves and find thousand more ways to wear your favorite denim piece. 

Reading on the beach, no time to lose
Aug 27, 2014

Reading on the beach, no time to lose