All posts tagged: MANGO

relax, we’ll be alone here

One of the biggest challenges in fashion blogging has been finding just the right place to shoot. I do not reside along side a European cobblestone pathway, nor do I have the sandy beaches and palms of CA with crashing salt waves in my backyard (or even remotely nearby). Virginia is home. And blogging doesn’t bring home the bacon (I do love bacon). I work 8:00-6:00+ at my big girl job. So a typical shoot involves me dashing out the door scrambling to find a blank wall before the last light has disappeared (thank you summer sun, you’ve been the best). To discover this solitude place of cold symmetry – I was in stone heaven. Wearing my newest pair of jeggings from Denimocracy paired with a Mango oversized shirt. This was from my first order with Mango, and I must say, I like it a lot. The shoot itself was a multi-tasker. These photos will also be used to promote our new shoe line AXXIOM. Focused on budget friendly comfort presented in a simple way – this brand …

a minimalist somedays

If you follow this blog regularly, you probably already know I’m a huge fan of minimalistic blogs Modern Legacy and Love Aesthetics (to name just a couple). The crisp aesthetics with a stark contrast in monochrome schemes makes my heart skip – and I can’t look away. The minimalist community has always held a part of me captive. From living in micro houses, to a deliberate constriction in wardrobe and lifestyle – it’s really quite beautifully fascinating. And, I’ve given the thought of conversion some serious consideration. I imagine the metamorphose as an enlightening experience, shedding past burdens, and flooding life with new meaning – transcending the old into a more pure version of oneself. Rebirth. Then I realize I’d have to get rid of all of my stuff… I’ll settle with being a minimalist somedays. And few of my favorite stuffs being worked on the blog today. These new Denimocracy skinnies with an insane amount of stretch make these a new staple item (even if I was a minimalist). Made in CA, and probably one of the most comfortable items I own – you’ll …


refreshed by kristina-petrick featuring leather handbags MANGO long sleeve shirt, $57 / Vince pink harem pants / Leather handbag / Jurlique face care / Voss Artesian Water (Flat) Glass Bottle From Norway (3 Pack) Large 800… / JOGGER, BLACK GRID (DIMMI)