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Under the sun of Havana

After my last post about Havana, today I want to show you one of the outfits I wore meanwhile I was in Cuba. Before going to this trip, I tried to select some colourful clothes which ones would fit good with the surroundings. One of my favourite pieces was this robe from Revolve (here), but I wore it as a dress, and combined it with my new Caymen clutch by Tonya Hawkes (here).
I took these pictures on the rooftop of our last Airbnb, which turned out to be a beautiful boutique hotel Animas 303. From this terrace you could enjoy some amazing views of Havana, including colourful houses and El Capitolio. The sun, as usual, was giving us an amazing light to shoot and here is the result. Continue reading…

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Havana mi amor

Havana, Cuba - Paseo de Marti

Havana

I’m very excited about this post, since visiting Cuba was, probably, one of the best decision of my life. When Sebastian told me he wanted to go for two weeks, to enjoy the country and shoot some beautiful tile floors, the first thing I felt was the fear. I did not know Cuba and my opinion about the country was completely different from what is it now. I could not avoid to think about practical things. I was afraid of everything and I had my doubts if I should go or not. From today’s perspective, I can assure you, Cuba is one of the best destinations I have ever visited. First of all, it is such an unique country! You can’t find anywhere else what you’ll see in Cuba. It’s like traveling in time. The beautiful architecture, old vintage cars and music everywhere will make this experience absolutely unforgettable. I have never seen so many beautiful buildings together in my entire life. Yes, some of them are old and in bad shape, since the humidity affects them a lot, but they are still gorgeous and with a little help, they will keep being it. Cuban people are the loveliest people in the world. They love to share their thoughts and experiences with you. They are very PROUD of being who they are and this made me respect them even more. It’s a known fact Cuba has some economical problems and yes, their struggle because of imposed restrictions is real. They don’t have access to a lot of things, but Cubans are very creative to find solutions to their problems. POSITIVITY is the state of their mind and that’s how they keep theirselves happy. Highlighting their free education and health care system, which is one of the bests in the world! After my 2 weeks stay there, I came to the conclusion that it is one of the best places to live and have a calm life. As I’m not gonna be able to live there, I’ll make sure to visit it soon again. Meanwhile I leave you some tips in case you decide to travel to this beautiful country.
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Beauty

New shades of Givenchy beauty

Givenchy Beauty Products

As you already might know, Givenchy beauty is one of my favourite makeup brands. I’m very happy with every product I’ve had and I even got some more for this fall. Today I want to show you some of my new goodies and explain what they are all about. I especially love their lipsticks, they last very long and hydrate my lips a lot. That’s why I’m gonna start introducing them. Continue reading…

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Ibiza – my new love

Ibiza - Cala Xarraca

Cold days are approaching,but my mind is still in summer, thinking about beautiful beaches and turquoise water. If you followed my summer on my Instagram account, you probably know that I spent several days in Ibiza and I had absolutely delightful time. Sounds tacky but it’s true.

We arrived on 14th of July, and of course, it was right in high season. One thing you should know about Ibiza: in July and August it’s very expensive. Get ready to spend quite a lot of money as there is a lot of demand for hotels, restaurants, bars, clubs, etc. Make sure you book a table for lunch and dinner in advance.
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Dépôt Légal

Depot Legal - Paris 2eme

There’s a new hotspot in my beloved area around Palais-Royal and it’s called Dépôt Légal.
Right at the corner of Rue Vivienne and Rue des Petit-Champs, in the busy neighbourhood of Palais Royal, lies Christophe Adam’s (l’éclair de génie) latest creation. A café that offers a bit more than just coffee.
I passed by this place 2 or 3 times before the construction was finished trying to get a peek inside and figuring out what is gonna come next to one of my beloved areas in Paris. Once they opened, I let the usually busy and hectic opening days pass and decided to check it out a few weeks later.
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Brittany at it’s best – Hotel Castelbrac in Dinard

Hotel Castelbrac - Dinard room

As promised here is the second part of our 3 day road-trip through Normandy and Brittany. After having spent a beautiful day in Deauville at Les Manoirs de Tourgeville, we started our day off with a quick walk at the beach of Deauville to take some pictures with the cute umbrellas and to find a place to have lunch. Taking pictures took a bit longer than anticipated so we opted for a quick crêpes at the beachfront. Full of energy and very excited to explore our second destination we headed towards the beautiful beach town Dinard in Brittany.
Our excitement was mainly due to the fact that we couldn’t wait to check out our hotel. We were very lucky to have secured one of the last rooms for this day at the stunning 5* Hotel Castelbrac right at the sea front in Dinard. When found it online and made our booking we were already very excited after having seen all the pictures, but we were definitely not prepared for this experience.
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Weekend Getaway at Les Manoirs de Tourgeville

Les Manoirs de Tourgeville

Last weekend I visited Normandy for the very first time. I really wanted to explore the famous beach of Deauville with it’s beautiful colourful umbrellas and Les Planches (changing cabins, each of them with Hollywood actors’s name on it who participated in the Deauville American Cinema Festival). In the center of the city there are many interesting boutiques, so it’s very easy to spend time and money on shopping there. In general, I liked Deauville, it’s a perfect place if you like horses races and casinos. Maybe a little too much for me :).
In the evening,we decided not to stay in Deauville but rather in a small town a few minutes away from Deauville and the main reason for this, is that we found a beautiful and calm hotel in Tourgeville – Les Manoirs de Tourgeville. It is very beautiful, everything around is very green and you can really feel the spirit of Normandy.
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Fauna print dress

This summer you’re gonna find a lot of clothes with different flora and fauna motives. The kimono dress I’m wearing today is just one example with its oriental elements and the snow cranes prints (it’s from Zara and I like it especially because it’s midi). Usually, it would be quite rare for me to wear printed outfits in Paris (I always prefer simple lines with touch of elegance), but this time I find them very summery and beautiful. And if the dress was not enough, I matched it with an absolutely gorgeous pair of low-heeled mule sleepers with fuchsia and gold flower print from L’intervalle. I really like these mules, they are very comfortable and combining them with summer outfits is very easy. When I bought them I was hesitating between green and pink ones, but finally I got a pink pair. Maybe this little girl who loved pink when I was a little kid is still inside me . Continue reading…

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My new Givenchy beauty products

Summer has officially arrived, which means my outfit and make up colours have finally changed. Today I want to show you some new products from Givenchy Beauty I have been using for a few weeks now. I’ve got some new lipsticks, eyeshadows, foundation, mascaras, powder and even a perfume, because a girl has to look and smell pretty!

I’m going to make a list of all the products and I’ll tell you which ones are my favorite. Continue reading…

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