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maison margiela replica springtime in a park review

evoking springtime memories | review of Maison Margiela’s Replica Springtime in a Park perfume

Spring has past, but we haven’t forgotten, nor will it be likely that we ever will. It’s no secret that I’m a cult follower of Maison Margiela’s luxury perfume fragrances. Since my first experience sampling By the Fireplace (my all time favorite Margiela scent), I’ve looked forward to each of their new releases with eager anticipation, and often recommended their fragrances as a luxury gift to yourself or others. This spring, I had the opportunity to try one of their newest scents, Springtime in a Park. In this Replica Springtime in a Park review, I’ll do my best to indulge your senses in the Maison Margiela experience, as well as share some key points about the collection. photography:ME | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | perfume c/o:REPLICA Bare in mind while the fundamental olfactive notes consistently emerge, perfumes will manifest uniquely as they bond with your own body’s chemistry. Known for their genderless approach to cologne, Replica has a soft but distinguishable different aura on both men and women, both of which applications reveal themselves in …

minimalist spring fashion trends

6 minimalist summer fashion trends

My backyard has had blooms for months. It seems the cold lost the war for winter before the first battle even began. Buds of green speckle the landscape. The air is already fresh with the scent of new. Spring is here. In my home, spring cleaning is well underway, and I am doing my best to follow my own advise… whittling down to a more capsule wardrobe each season. Trust me, with the pieces that come in for having the blog Day in my dreams, that’s a real challenge. Once you’ve prepped yourself on capsule wardrobe tips and you’re ready to refresh your wardrobe, it’s time to have a look at the newest, most exciting trends for the new season, and our favorite season of all… shopping season. Here are the top minimalist fashion trends for spring 2020 that you’re going to want to be a part of, as well as some tips for buying or repurposing to style them. Think mini – mini skirts, mini shorts, mini tops… mini everything Perhaps it’s the return …

luxury fashion capsule wardrobe

3 easy steps for a capsule wardrobe this spring

Fashion moves fast, and you’ve probably already been eyeing some of your favorite spring fashion trends from editorials, magazines and your social inspirations. You’re trembling over the “order now” buttons, but wait. Let’s do it right this time. If you ever want to get closer to having a capsule wardrobe with a few better luxury fashion essentials, that means not impulse buying ever spring trend you love. photography:KRISTINA PETRICK | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III   As a fashion blogger, I receive so many items gifted from brands or for sponsored content. While it’s a thrill to enjoy the best of the best each season, it can get wasteful. In an industry that’s notorious for excess, let’s strive to do better, and take a more sustainable approach to long-lasting style. There’s a project brewing I’ll be sharing soon… it is one more way I hope to contribute to a circular economy and sharing fashion. In the mean time, here are a few practical steps you can take to enjoy the new trends coming in for spring, …

decadent luxury fashion

extravagance and ice, and imma shine like gloss

Something about the the way the light moves across the facets like sunlight over water… sparkling with each ripple. It feels like a movie scene in slow motion. Sharp edges, the clear depth of each crystal, a bright flash with the slightest shift towards the sun. After a full month of quarantine clothes… it was time to mix it up. photography:KRISTINA PETRICK & JOSH WOLFE | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | shirtdress c/o:AS BY DF | chandelier earrings c/o:CAPRICE DECADENT | gold ring c/o: ANA LUIS JEWELRY   There’s something powerful in draping yourself in luxuries, like a queen feeling her crown settle on her head. Flowing fabrics, decadent embellishments, something sexy, but subtle. The kind of adornment that makes you raise an eyebrow, jut out your chin and crave a $40 cocktail on the rooftops of Dubai. Extravagance. While I often speak about minimalism and the simple joys in life, there’s something to be said of treating yourself on occasion. And, after all of this lockdown, it’s something we’re all craving. The cocktail attire, …

2019 luxury gift guide

12 best essential luxury basics gift guide

Looking for last minute Christmas gift ideas? This completely un-sponsored gift guide is a curated selection of essential basics that will become the new obsessions for everyone on your list. There are some luxury basics that everyone needs. Having managed a luxury fashion blog for years, I have had the unique opportunity of testing out hundreds of brands. Every year I shortlist my absolute favorites to help you (and myself) shop for the holidays. These are beautiful, high quality gifts that have been personally tested, tried. Even for those who seem to have everything,  Here are 12 essential basics I have used, loved, gifted and highly recommend for the holiday gifting season (or to gift yourself!). Mejuri fine gold jewelry Gold jewelry may just be the biggest fashion trend of 2019 and 2020. Since silver has dominated in years past, it’s a great gift for those who might want to update their jewelry assortment. Mejuri produces handcrafted fine jewelry that can be worn for occasions or every day with low, transparent markups and a limited-edition …