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LJFW :: Velvet crush

14379981_876298092500164_4339932727137505170_oIt’s fashion week season again and the last couple of nights were at Ljubljana Fashion Week, marveling at the fresh fall collections.  The show that captured my attention the most this time around was Maja Ferme‘s velvet 70s disco inspired extravaganza. Velvet really is THE material for the upcoming season and Ferme’s version is luxurious yet fun, youthful, exciting and most importantly; wearable. 14344363_876297735833533_8175245352754669401_nWhile watching the show i couldn’s stop thinking of how this trend would translate into interior design so upon returning home i serched for gorgeous velvety interior counter parts to Maja Ferme‘s pieces. The collages undoubtfully prove the fact that velvet works equally well in fashion as it does in interios so don’t hesitate and go get yourself a velvet blazer/dress/shoes and while you’re at it get your sofa/chairs reupholstered.14440879_876298195833487_7862320102790335080_n

Fashion photos: Jure Makovec, interior photos via Pinterest

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Spring shoe obsession

From the left: Bata, Steve Madden, Zara, Zara
Yes, all the shoes i seem to buy lately have one thing in common – laces. All though i’ve always hated trends that got too popular i just can’t seem to get enough of lace ups.  I promised myself not to buy another pair but we’ll see if i manage to keep the promise once the sales start 😉
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Ljfw :: Matic Veler

Due to insanely busy schedule this time around i sadly don’t have the time to visit all of Ljubljana fashion week shows, but for Matic Veler i just had to make the effort. Of course, it was well worth it! I was /as always/ mesmerized by his understanding of three dimentional space and use of texture.  
The volumes of his garments are very clean but where he explodes with creativity is the details. Geometric prints (yes, he designed the prints as well) and organic laser cut shapes, folded into true sculptures is where his genius really comes through in it’s best form. 
The color palette of nudes, blacks, deep reds and metallic gold pulls the collection together and makes most pieces very wearable. Another interesting aspect of the garments is the illusion of nakedness that implies to the idea of clothes being essentially sculptures which are framing the body. 
I have to say photos don’t do the garments justice as they are three dimentonal masterpieces, made to be viewed from all angles and that is why i’m super happy i got to see them in person. Also, i have to say i loved the whole pace of the event and simple yet cool scenography. Ljubljana Fashion Week keeps getting better and better with each season 🙂
Photos: Jure Makovec za Ljfw
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Outfit :: winter uniform

wearing: Deichmann bag, Eber fur key chain, vintage jacket, zara jeans + shirt, asos boots and random sunnies

 It’s been about forever since i’ve last done an outfit post, but hey, better late than never! This winter, im really into thigh high boots, they really go with everything and keep me warm. Also, instead of my trusty giant satchel, i started wearing a small cross body bag.  It is super easy+light to carry yet i can fit pretty much everything i need on a daily basis in it. I got the one in the photos in Deichmann and i just love it. I’ve been a fan of their shoes (especially the ones made of real leather) for years now but this season they managed to surprise me by introduceing a collection of really nice /and affordable/ bags.

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up-cycled Puppa Fashion

Today, i want to share a eco friendly, sustainable and fashionable brand of clothing called Puppa Fashion. As a vintage enthusiast i can totally relate to their concept of up-cycling ‘dead stock’ clothes into cool new pieces. Their company is located in Europe and all of their clothes are handmade by experienced seamstressed using a patchwork technicque to transform basic jeans and white t-shirts into intricate skirts, tops, jackets, shorts and accessories.
I had the pleasure of styling the photoshoot for their latest collection and wold like to use this opportuniy to thank Puppa Fashion for inviting me to be a part of their story and New Yorker for the clothes and accessories that complimented the statement Puppa pieces perfeclty. 

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Clear vision

wearing: Firmoo glasses, h&m romper, asos earrings
I’ve been wearing glasses since i was seventeen; partly because of bad vision (it’s not particulary bad – i only really need them for driving, cinema and work) but also because i like how they make me look /smarter, haha/. I love wearing my trusty vintage frames but to spice things up i got a new pair, this time in tortoiseshell. They are light as a feather and i love how they don’t create red blotches on the bridge of my nose. As i do most shopping online these days i’m happy to say i was able to get these online too; at Firmoo, where i simply chose the frame i liked, typed in my prescription and voila, they were on their way.