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as by df review

discover fall layers of luxury in this AS by DF review

Sun hot by day, evenings are cool by night. The weeks are flying by. Fall is almost upon us. With it, a new season of fashion begins. Layering re-appears on the scene. The hottest fashion trends of fall 2020 are starting to emerge on the streets in the northern most cities. photography:KUNDAN KUMAR | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | luxury suede AS by DF leather jacket c/o:AS BY DF | tie-dye blouse c/o:AS BY DF | luxury handbag:GUCCI   During the transitional months, layers are critical to get you through the drastic climate changes of the day. As such, they’re my first grab off the shelves and out of the wardrobe. This season, AS by DF has caught my attention with their luxury fashion staples that play off of the major fall fashion trends. How I discovered AS by DF Sent a few pieces as gifts for my Instagram fashion blog, I couldn’t resist but to share more details with you here. As a luxury fashion blogger, I’m introduced to so many brands I may …

luxury fashion blogger overlooking lake lugano switzerland

living the life you love

Lugano might just be the most perfect destination. Each year, I have the privilege of traveling to this place to work in our studio. Sometimes, we even get to work outside of the studio. By 5 o’clock, we freed ourselves from the work table littered with magazine clippings. We had been collectively researching the top fashion trends for fall. photography:GAIA GRIGOLETTO | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III |   August and September in Lugano are absolutely beautiful. The destination – Lake Lugano, just a few blocks away from our working studio. The purpose – shooting lifestyle edits for our luxury footwear brand, Naked Feet. After late nights, a determined focus, and hours spilled over different forms of media, we were energized for the release. The air was warm with a hazy overcast. The muted sun created a feeling of comfort. The look had been planned weeks in advance. A ravaging cocktail dress by Elliatt arrived early for the shoot, even before it was available for pre-order at Revolve. There are some perks to being a luxury …

anne fontaine review of bohemian french parisian style

Parisian style and luxury essentials | Anne Fontaine pre-fall collection

Orange crisp leaves mingle with late-summer buds. The very air seems warm in hue. Mid-day still brings out freckles and sun-kissed cheeks, while midnight brings chills and firefly lights. September has arrived, and with it the first signs of fall. A late summer has kept roses and purple blossoms in full bloom, but they won’t last for long. If you could bottle it all and pour its essence into a collection of wearable luxuries, you’d experience the Anne Fontaine pre-fall collection. photography:KUNDAN KUMAR | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | outfits c/o:ANNE FONTAINE   Speckled with potpourri floral prints and exquisite fabrics, Anne Fontaine’s line of luxury fashion pieces are a treat for the romantic at heart. Burnt orange, blush and lavender hues compliment their wardrobe staples of black and white day-to-night essentials. Full lace and artisanal embroidery grace modern, feminine silhouettes. This season, a flair of Parisian style can be seen in the collection of dreamy blouses and flowing dresses. French Parisian style has become a notable summer and fall fashion trend this year. I …

state cashmere review

something about the feel of cashmere | sustainable fashion

You know when you see a puppy and you can’t help but to dig your fingers into their soft plush fur for a scratch? Pull the sleeves down over your hands, it feels good to sink into a cocoon of luxury. Even in the summer months, there’s something about cashmere that is unlike any other material. What a privilege to experience summer with cool air vents creating a refuge indoors, where we can still afford ourselves the luxury of snuggling down in soft, plushy warmth. photography:ME | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | sustainable cashmere sweater c/o:STATE CASHMERE (use code: KRISTINA20 for 20% off) The natural fibers fold together pulled tight by the intricate knitting. Tracing a covered hand over your face, you can almost sink into the sensation. Even cuddling a baby bunny with your bare hands is challenged by this competition of plushness. Cashmere. The kingsize bed of fabrics, cashmere is a wool fiber spun from select goat breads from the mountains. There’s no itch. It’s like fuzzy butter against your skin. While there …

all you need is love

leave a legacy of love, that’s all you need to know

In a herd of a thoughtless, self-absorbed generation, it’s easy to get lost. It’s easy to be distracted, to forget about others in our quest for happiness and self fulfillment. We seek happiness. We chase our dreams. We desire to leave a legacy. What is success without someone to share it with? What is happiness when no one else is smiling. What is a legacy with no one who will care enough to remember you? We live in an era of darkness, where visions are clouded. We fight, strive and seek for ourselves. We forget about the people around us. We forget that they too are chasing their own dreams and fighting for their own lives. People all around us suffer with emotional damage, baggage and hopelessness. Our mental health is slowly slipping. Not for just those who suffer with severe anxiety or depression – but for everyone. Gasping for air so deeply they can’t imagine sharing their breath with another. Yet, maybe that’s the very thing that keeps us above water. People are made …