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Shaped by all things beautiful and feminine, Nicoleta Parascan’s first steps towards entering the captivating world of fashion were taken somewhere around the young age of six, when she received her very own first fashion magazine. Discovering an entirely new universe, filled with pretty ladies and beautiful clothes, there was not much able to ever beat or compete with the fantasy land that was suddenly opening up. Surrounded by books, constantly thinking about the next best outfit, in search of a signature style and defined by a nostalgic calling towards the past, Nicoleta believes in taking chances, in destiny and in building her own path in life. When she’s not writing, you can easily find her playing with her cat, reading an old book, watching movies, exploring the city or blogging her own daily adventures.

Nicoleta Parascan

Men’s essentials: what to wear to the gym

The perfect outfit to be heading off to the gym in, is the same one expected to translate to casual smart once you step outside the lockers to take in the city vibes. Bearing clean, minimalist lines and a sporty-luxe sensibility, this outfit should also bet on comfort, understatement and endless versatility. Top it off with a sleek pair of trainers, a roomy holdall, a…

Too much of a good thing can be wonderful

What happens when you have it all laid in front of your eyes: wonderful bits of inspiration, brilliant make-up ideas, coveted beauty trends? How much are you able to take in at first glance and how many times are you bound to return, going over each photograph time and time again in the hopes of picking it all out, bit by bit? Feathered eyebrows, subtle…
Desirable by Michelle Aristocrat
Desirable by Michelle Aristocrat
Desirable by Michelle Aristocrat
Desirable by Michelle Aristocrat
Desirable by Michelle Aristocrat
Desirable by Michelle Aristocrat
Desirable by Michelle Aristocrat
Desirable by Michelle Aristocrat

Retro meets modern on the eastern block

The world is but a land of contrasts, of juxtaposition carefully constructed and then sited in plain sight, of disparities bound to intersect at one point or another. Set in Singapore and inspired by the rustic charms of the old Housing and Development Board, Jason Lau‘s brilliant photo shoot sees that the retro sentiments meet a more modern styling in what appears to be one…
Eastern Block by Jason Lau
Eastern Block by Jason Lau
Eastern Block by Jason Lau
Eastern Block by Jason Lau
Eastern Block by Jason Lau
Eastern Block by Jason Lau
Eastern Block by Jason Lau

8 easy hairstyles that will save you on those bad hair days

Those days when your hair seems to completely misbehave can be the absolute worst, all the more when you’re faced with little to no time to properly wash, blow-dry and put together a whole new hairstyle early in the morning. Luckily, there are plenty of up-do’s out there meant to be concealing a bad hair day, and we’re talking easy, effortless styles that are versatile…

At first glance you think these are paintings… but look closely

Where there’s beauty, there’s passion, there’s drive and there are endless possibilities quietly imploring for the imagination to be put at work, as the creativity doesn’t hinder in following willingly. By adding a drop of ink in a sea of beauty, Sabine Gutwenger found the perfect accomplice in the eyes of photographer Luca Meneghel, as both seem committed to paint the world a little more…
Ink by Luca Meneghel
Ink by Luca Meneghel
Ink by Luca Meneghel
Ink by Luca Meneghel

Summertime in black and white

Throwback to a bittersweet summer painted in black and white, to quiet waves and clear skies, to an easy kind-of-life tied to the sea, and a wardrobe made out of nothing but glorious bikinis, all sexy, sleek, effortless. Signing the return to solitude and bliss is the ever beautiful Maria Popova, photographed by Sergey Korolkov, just as she becomes one with the darkness of the…
Maria by by Sergey Korolkov
Maria by by Sergey Korolkov
Maria by by Sergey Korolkov
Maria by by Sergey Korolkov
Maria by by Sergey Korolkov
Maria by by Sergey Korolkov
Maria by by Sergey Korolkov
Maria by by Sergey Korolkov

Like a rising star, she’s ready to sparkle

It doesn’t really matter that the sky surrounding her is of the warmest shades of blue and not at all moody and dark, because she’s ready to sparkle anyway. With gold, glittery eyes and dresses drowned in a sea of sequins, with garments bearing the richest textures and her hair caught dancing in the wind, Anna Gorojankina photographed by Luiza Lehtinen is like a phoenix meant…
Phoenix by Luiza Lehtinen
Phoenix by Luiza Lehtinen
Phoenix by Luiza Lehtinen
Phoenix by Luiza Lehtinen
Phoenix by Luiza Lehtinen
Phoenix by Luiza Lehtinen
Phoenix by Luiza Lehtinen
Phoenix by Luiza Lehtinen

She believes in silver linings

Maybe it’s because she appears to have been traveling all across the universe, sporting visible marks that speak aloud about another kind of reality, or perhaps it’s because she appears to belong to another dimension all together, but something about Melissa Tan’s silver-stained beauty screams otherworldly, and in more ways than the obvious. Being photographed in timeless black and white by JC adds to the…
Silver Lining by JC
Silver Lining by JC
Silver Lining by JC
Silver Lining by JC
Silver Lining by JC
Silver Lining by JC
Silver Lining by JC
Silver Lining by JC

Red lips, fair skin, perfectly nude (NSFW)

A Marilyn Monroe kind of beauty, but a little rougher around the edges; with her skin fair, her hair blonde and her lips the perfect red, Madeleine doesn’t mind bearing it all in front of the camera. Because when you’re gifted with a body of such classic proportions, and a glow that seems to be radiating from within, the lights, camera and action can only…
NSFW Photo gallery included.

Put on a smile and wear the blues

Sartorially refined but indulging in shreds of dark florals and geometric prints just to keep things interesting, looking just as good in a pair of jeans and a shirt, as he does in a dapper suit: this is Alex, portraying timeless elegance with deep tinges of blue as lensed by Cesar Ochoa.
Amarillo Azul by Cesar Ochoa
Amarillo Azul by Cesar Ochoa
Amarillo Azul by Cesar Ochoa
Amarillo Azul by Cesar Ochoa
Amarillo Azul by Cesar Ochoa
Amarillo Azul by Cesar Ochoa
Amarillo Azul by Cesar Ochoa
Amarillo Azul by Cesar Ochoa

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