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How to Style Two Striped Pieces in One Look

Remember my recent new blog series on Spring 2017 trends? I jump started it by saying that stripes will be super trendy for the upcoming season and that I was planning on updating my collection with a few stripe items. A few…


Feminism… According to Russians

If you follow me on InstaStories, you know that last Wednesday I attended an International Women’s Day celebration hosted by one of my favorite fashion retailers, Farfetch. The star of the night, an Instagram famous poet and women’s rights…


Military Meets Denim

Military trend is in full swing this winter, same as kick-flare jeans. Trying to finally build relationships with denim clothes, I decided to combine these two trends and see if I feel more comfortable wearing jeans. Well, technically these…

TopShop Moto Embroidered Jamie Jeans

Trend Alert: Embroidered Denim

With the new trend on embellished and embroidered denim my usually small jeans collection is rapidly growing. I just started getting used to my pearl decorated jeans and—bam!—TopShop launched their new jeans collection and literally killed it! To say that I…


3 Ways to Style a Velvet Blazer

Judging on what I saw at New York Fashion Week this and last seasons, velvet is not going anywhere. That’s actually super great news for our wallets as you can wear velvet pieces from last season in spring and fall…


How To Stop Your OTK Boots From Sliding Down

I didn’t write about New York Fashion Week on the blog this season (instead, I sent the update to my newsletter subscribers), but this is one of the looks that I wore to the shows. Well, with a slight…


Body Positive

While I consider myself to be experienced in styling different types of clothes, there is one item that is rarely welcome to my wardrobe—a bodysuit. I’m one of those girl who wear skirts and dresses all the time, but somehow…


How to Wear Color on Valentine’s Day

I was going through my Instagram the other day and noticed that all the looks my blogger friends dedicate to Valentine’s Day are playing around three main colors. Black (because it’s universal). Red (because it’s a color of love.…


Ordinary Things That Make Me Happy

Last week, I went out to pick some flowers for the house and was somewhat surprised when a person selling flowers asked me, “Are you having a party?” I don’t know why exactly he said that, but I assume…


How To Wear Summer Clothes in Winter

If I was a famous Russian writer Anton Chekhov I would say, “Just add a faux fur vest to it!” But I’m not a short story genius so here comes my long story describing pretty much the same thing.…

Ted Baker Black Coat

It’s Good To Be Back

While I truly enjoyed ditching all of my fancy clothes while going through my fashion detox, I have to admit that it’s good to be back! There is something magical about dressing up, putting on a pair of sparkly heels,…

what to wear during fashion detox

Reflections on Fashion Detox

In case you don’t know, earlier this month Ben, Lilusik, and I went to Florida where we had the most relaxing vacation ever! No makeup, no cooking, no tours, no dinner plans—all we did is just sitting near the…


How Much Lace Is Too Much?

It might be a bit off the season for my readers from New York, but I packed this white lace dress with me on vacation and I really feel like sharing my thoughts about it. Ben took photos of…

Fitness Outfits

Why 2017 Is The Year of Juicing

New Year should be about resolutions, right? Well, I have one that I actually already started working on back in 2016. For the last few months I tried… drinking more juice! I’m not talking about pre-packaged sugary ones that…

BB Dakota Brewer Faux Fur Vest

Holiday Hair with Aveda & FourteenJay

Remember my post on when I changed my hair color from blonde to brunette at the FourteenJay salon? This week, I had just another great occasion to attend this exquisite hair salon as Aveda invited me for a fun holiday event.…

ASOS PETROLEUM Embellished Pointed Heels 2

Holiday A-Line Dress

Even though I photographed this dress in the Hamptons, I actually wore it in New York. Last week, Ben and I attended a charity ball at the Metropolitan Museum of Art where we were invited so support Charity Water.…


Why I Am Not Wearing Jeans

I don’t know if you guys noticed, but I never wear jeans. It’s hard to believe, but I’ve been blogging for more than two years and I barely featured any denim. I can’t even explain why! Jeans don’t really…


Holiday Dressing

Ever since I moved to the US from Russia, I noticed that many Americans are not aware of many European brands. In my experience, people know only the most familiar labels like Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, and Hermes and…


The Best Pajamas to Wear This Holiday Season

Ever since I published this Helen Ficalora giveaway post, a lot of you guys asked where I got my pajamas from that post and requested more photos. I really value your opinion so I decided to get my sweet Lilusik…


Cozy Plaid and The Best Cyber Monday Sales

Happy Monday, everyone! Or should I say, happy Cyber Monday! We spent such an amazing weekend in the Hamptons and I’m so ready for the best shopping event of the year. If you had a chance to see the posts…