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Sezane lovers

Sezane lovers

Coucou Sezane lovers! I am so very happy to announce my partnership with one of my favourite Parisian brands Sezane! Sezane just launched its new Spring 21 Pre- collection!

With the code “BONJOUROSTERREICH”, deliveries will be free of charge, and a lovely surprise will be slipped into your package (valid for everyone who orders from and to Austria until the 7th of March).

Dear Sezane lovers, 100% of the sales of the iconic Will Jacket will be donated to Caritas Lerncafés in Vienna (from February 14th until March 7th). It is a special project for children from families at risk of poverty, often with a migrant background. In the learning cafés, these children receive support from volunteers to do their homework and to learn together. In times of lockdown, these children continue to receive support. Either online or on the telephone from the Lerncafé teams!

More about Sezane’s philanthropic program on their website!

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*DISCLOSURE: my content includes an affiliate link. I earn a small commission if you make a purchase. The price does NOT change for you. The brand has not paid me to include the affiliate link. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for using my links. In collaboration with Sezane / Affiliate link

Eco-Friendly Footwear Brand

Eco-Friendly Footwear BrandVivaia – an Eco-Friendly Footwear Brand

Every year, people purchase millions of pairs of new shoes, never giving much thought to the environmental impact that these footwear purchases have. It’s time to change all that. Just like it’s important to be conscious about the clothes you choose, it’s also important to be mindful of your footwear options as well – and this new eco-friendly footwear brand will make it easy to do just that! Here are some reasons why you’ll love the new eco-friendly footwear brand.

Why You’ll Love This New Eco-Friendly Footwear Brand

Shoutout to Vivaia official, an eco – friendly footwear brand whose mission and story I discovered recently…each Vivaia official pair of shoes is made of 6 plastic water bottles. When you purchase a Vivaia pair of shoes, you prevent six plastic bottles from breaking into millions of microplastics and harming marine life. And the shoes turn out to be super chic and the most comfortable I have ever worn. You must see and touch them by yourself!

How you can buy from them (with discount code!)

If you’re in the market for a new pair of shoes, it’s worth taking a look at this new eco-friendly footwear brand. Not only are their shoes designed to be low impact on the environment, but they also have an environmentally friendly production process and give back to local communities. Here is a Discount code for you: Code “SILIA” for 10% off (15% off before Dec. 27th).

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Gallery wall

Gallery wall

I am not an interior designer, or have I studied design. But I do believe that making a gallery wall with pictures helps me to understand what I can do with my photos in the future. I’d like, for instance, to see my photos printed and hang them on my wall one day.

So far, I created 3 gallery walls in my little appartment, and through this process, I learnt a few things that I would like to share with you.

  • First of all, think of where in your apartment you can create a gallery wall. Where would a gallery wall look good? Do you have an empty wall in your apartment?
  • Take your time and choose the prints carefully. No need to rush through the selection. Ideally ask help from a friend (someone with a good taste). It’s also more fun to choose the prints with a friend, than choose them alone.
  • I think it would be best if you choose prints of different dimensions. That was the mistake I did the first time. I placed an order of prints of the same dimensions and I realized that this was actually a mistake when I started putting the posters on the wall. I couldn’t create a gallery wall, when all the prints had the same size.
  • The first time I made a gallery wall, I had envisioned the gallery in my mind. Unfortunately it turned out that what I had envisioned, didn’t look good on the wall. Most probably your gallery wall won’t look good immediately. But don’t let this dishearten you. Take the time to think what’s wrong, what you can do to improve ,and change the position of the posters until you are happy with the final result.

The posters on this wall are:
Naked lines no2 / Ink print no2 / Camera / Black shirt / Sun hat shade / Paris no7

I teamed up with Desenio to give you a discount code: The code is “SILIA” and it gives you 30% off prints* on all of Desenio websites between the 23rd-25th of March.

*Except on frames and on handpicked-/collaboration/personalised posters”.

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Mary Jane

mary jane pumps
Mary Jane
 

Mary Jane Pumps

Although my favorite season is summer (and that won’t change ever) there is a time period during the winter that is simply perfect and this is Christmas time. Despite the cold, you want to go out, meet your friends after work and catch up on news over a punsch (my favourite is the one with the orange flavour) or a Glühwein. Apart from the outdoor activities, my home decoration is turning more Christmassy and friends come to visit and bake some Christmas cookies with me. Cinnamon smell is all over my place.

Christmas markets in Vienna

This year I had many guests from Greece. The photos of this blog post were taken at the lobby of their hotel. I used to pick them up from their hotel everyday and then off to visit the Christmas markets. Christmas markets in Vienna occupy all the most breathtaking squares and offer you the best of the holidays: joyful atmosphere, delicious treats and hot drinks. My Greek guests absolutely loved being there.

Mary Jane
Mary Jane
 

This is the time of the year when even the city dresses up for the occasion. So should we, right? What isn’t always easy to achieve in winter is an outfit that is both chic and comfortable at the same time. This holiday season Fragiacomo provided me with a pair of black patent leather Mary Jane pumps from the #EdgyRomance capsule collection. Boots are not the only way to go during the cold months. A comfy pair of pumps with a embroidered floral strap on the front can upgrade your wardrobe and bring a little bit of glitz and glam to your everyday outfit. As for me, whether it was an elegant dinner or just a visit to a Christmas market in Vienna, the Mary Jane pumps accompanied me in various occasions during the festive season and gave the whole ensemble a more playful finishing touch.

This is the last blog post for 2018, my friends. Can you believe it? One more year is over! Was it good for you? I hope so. For me this past year was the best yet because despite the workload and the stress, I get to do what I love. I hope you’ve also had a wonderful time this season and you’re ready to welcome 2019!

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Perfect summer ballerinas

Perfect summer ballerinas
Perfect summer ballerinas
 

Imagine yourself wearing a white summer dress, matched with a pair of silver floral pointed ballerinas. Then imagine strolling through the narrow cobblestone alleys and tiny Cycladic streets that are veiled in bougainvillea flowers. With that scenery, who can resist posing in front of the whitewashed houses to capture the best holiday picture? 

My color choices for this summer are Inspired by the Cycladic architecture and the Mediterranean culture. The colors are white and black with silver details and gold tones. Most of the outfits that I packed in my luggage are based on these color palette. I want my outfits to be minimalistic, simple and elegant, and I want to match them with the architecture and interior design of our boutique hotel, as well as with the cosmopolitan atmosphere of the Greek islands.

Perfect summer ballerinas
Perfect summer ballerinas
 

If you also plan to escape Vienna and fly South to the seaside, this outfit could also be an inspiration for you. Match a white dress, short or long, with a comfortable pair of Fragiacomo ballerinas and have fun walking down the narrow cobblestone alleys of the island. It’s a simple yet stylish choice for any summer outfit! You can find Fragiacomo shoes in Vienna in Fisher’s Focus boutique (Bauernmakt 2) or online.

Oh, summer – you are by far the most joyful time of the year! Whatever your plans are for this summer, treat yourself to a flawless pedicure and a pair of flat pointed ballerinas for everyday elegance. Don’t forget to get a special presale 40% discount with the code PRESALES40 in the Fragiacomo online store.

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