Pick A Side

There are clothes which we simply buy and bury them in the back of the closet until their time comes, and then, there are those garments that we patiently wish for, wait for, which makes buying them incredibly satisfying. I've waited for this hoodie from the day when The Weeknd's collaboration with H&M was announced to the moment when it actually dropped. Let's not focus on the crappy limited edition garments in the collection right now, there were a few worth the money... I had to buy the hoodie online because it was available exclusively there, so add another week to the delay. But ever since it finally came, I've been seeing it fitting in 90% of my outfits and hardly withhold from actually wearing it. This phase won't last, 'cause it happens with most of the new clothes that I buy, but I am convinced I'll still go for this hoodie over the other ones that I own in a few months from now. Isn't it weird how deeply we care for clothes after we link them emotionally?

And in case you wanted to, but couldn't get your hands on the cool products before they sold out, let me just say that some of The Weeknd's tour merch is available at Asos, here.

Get a similar look:

Hoodie: HERE   Jeans: HERE   Tulle Skirt: HERE   Boots: HERE   Backpack: HERE   Cap: HERE

Reminder

Lately my shopping behavior consists in picking up the oddest, not so basic stuff that I can find. Meaning that I probably wouldn't have thought of purchasing this gorgeous pair of embroidered boots a year ago, yet somehow I instantly knew they had to be mine when I came across them a few weeks ago. The same goes for the shirt and another bunch of garments I didn't even get the chance to show off. They say there's a time and a place for everything, so I'll just have to be patient for now...And, hopefully, start spending money more wisely.

Get a similar look:

Coat: HERE   Shirt: HERE   Jeans: HERE   Boots: HERE   Bag: HERE

Bear With Me in Brussels

Now I'm gonna try and put this in the most unlikely way of sounding boastful, but I probably ate the best waffles in the world. Chocolate is needless to mention...And I proudly feel no remorse for a single bite. The only regret that I might be feeling is about my chocolate goodies, forgotten in the fridge of the apartment where we stayed.

The only thing that I knew about the City of Brussels when I decided to go on a trip there was that the European Parliament holds a place of work there and that Belgium has some of the best chocolate out there — pretty foreseeable. I wanted to visit Rome ahead of it, but one of my friends had already been there so Brussels was the next option due to the similar plane ticket price. After three (rainy) days there, I can only say that I was blown-away by how beautiful that place can be and happy that I postponed Italy for a while. For an unknowing person like me, the architecture was strikingly similar (in particular places) to what I saw in the UK and in Austria, and completely different to anything else. But the streets, the people, the waffles, the cafés, the boutiques...Even McDonald's looked posh af in those gorgeous buildings. I really hope I'll go back there one day and maybe see the city during the warm season. Or just be there on a sunny day, because the weather that I got was really trouble for my plans and my hair.

I'll let the pictures speak more for myself. Bottom line, I'd say you won't regret visiting this city. If you won't love it, you'll at least enjoy the waffles and the frites. ❤

Maybe Monday

A week ago I put real life on hold to visit Brussels. The fact that I decided to take a city break right at the beginning of the new semester seemed like the right decision to make, after all, who doesn't want an extended vacay? Once I got back, my getaway friends and I were the only lunatic ones who had no idea what planet they're on and missed the most important stuff from the lectures. And I still have no idea which subjects I'm on, dropped my phone in the water this morning, haven't slept 7 hours in a night since forever, and I could go on like this for a while...

Well, at least all it took was a quick vacation for the weather to finally allow me to lose the 8 layers of clothing and put on less. Now it already looks and feels like Spring, so you'll start seeing sunglasses, again, very often in my outfits. 😁

Get a similar look:

Jacket: HERE

Jumper:  HERE

Jeans: HERE

Sneakers: HERE

Bag: HERE

Bag Madness

Even though the monthly crush has already been shared, this post comes much more as a suggestion. You know that moment when you find something so good that you just have to spread the word out there? Well, this is my way of saying that I found some badass bags and backpacks and there's a lot more where they came from. Follow the links down below if you wanna find out where to shop for these beauties.

1. HERE  2. HERE  3. HERE  4. HERE  5. HERE

February Crush: Army Clothing

Off to the army! Just kidding, but I am feeling kinda badass wearing this army trend. I don't know why it didn't hit me until recently, but I'm into military all the way now. This style is somehow empowering and I feel like it gives the effortless touch I usually look for in an outfit. You can't quite go wrong with it, so SHOP, SHOP, SHOP! 😋

1. HERE  2. HERE  3. HERE  4. HERE  5. HERE  6. HERE

Callout

At this exact time last week there was a ravishing sun outside, while I was busting my ass off studying for my finals and thinking: 'Goddamn it, by the time I'm finished, the cold will be back!'. And so it was...And I can't even describe the bitter pain I was going through while shooting these pictures at -10 Celsius degrees with a tough wind blowing into my face. If it wasn't for photos, I would have been all wrapped up in a padded jacket with other 3 layers of clothing on me, looking like a freaking dressed up potato with legs (just like I regularly look during winter time).

Thank God that I still got a few cool pieces I can show off, like this badass wool cap or jacket that I've been absolutely in love with ever since I'd received them from Zaful, but I feel like I am running out of warm garments and patience, so, dear Spring, when the hell are you coming to Romania?? I know it's only February, but I expect at least a glimpse of warmth, a sun ray, anything over the freezing point...Effective immediately.

Jacket: HERE

Sweater: HERE

Trousers: HERE

Boots: HERE

Cap: HERE

Bag: HERE

Spotless Mind

Quick insight about me: I hate cold. I've said it before and I will continue to complain every god damn season! I hate winter and snow and everything cold that it brings!

Ok, I don't really hate snow and I don't really am that hateful about anything in life, but looking at these photos taken a month ago and turning my head to the window right next to me brings me a lot of anxiety...

This month's been a real emotional roller coaster for me and not that I wanna rush into putting a label on 2017 yet, but I'm writing these lines with a pile of books on my side, that need to be read until next week. 🙂 I've already been a zombie for the last days so my twisted brain decided it was about time to put studying and real life on hold and prepare this blog post. Not at all mindless...

Faux Fur Coat: HERE

Sweater: HERE

Trousers: HERE

Boots: HERE

Bag: HERE

Hat: HERE

Gone for Coffee

Word of the weekend: BRUNCH. No matter how many incoming exams I have, assignments to get done, events to attend, places to visit, I'll probably always put those on hold for a few hours to enjoy some coffee and catch up with friends. I also wouldn't be feeling myself if I wouldn't go out as comfortable as someone can get during the winter, meaning that sweaters are right now some God-sent gifts for me. This particular olive green one that I've been wearing like crazy lately helped me achieve the highest vegan-ish level I've been on in my whole life. That still didn't affect my diet, no, but I'm working on it.

I hope you make time to enjoy the little things too, the little moments. You know...they aren't so little.

Sweater: HERE

Trousers: HERE

Boots: HERE

Hat: HERE

“You’ll need coffee shops and sunsets and road trips. Airplanes and passports and new songs and old songs, but people more than anything else. You will need other people and you will need to be that other person to someone else, a living breathing screaming invitation to believe better things.”

January Crush: Embroidered Jeans

This can be labeled by far as the weirdest crush I have ever had. I currently do not own any pair of embroidered jeans, but seeing them on other girls turns me into a heart-eyed emoji aka this 😍. I remember trying one pair a few months ago and for some reason I felt like my reflection in the mirror was nothing but a cheap version of a clown. Yet I don't know any other way to appease my fascination than getting myself some of these goodies and see where our relationship goes.

1. HERE  2. HERE  3. HERE  4. HERE  5. HERE  6. HERE