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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

Standing out but fitting in

It’s no secret that the best of photo shoots stand out as beautiful stories, being told through one striking frame after another, their enigmatic moods dancing and shifting repeatedly, only to be crowned with countless bits of inspiration – style inspiration that is. In all that, Dhyan Verco and Benjamin Riches thrive, their story a mix of paramount ingredients, shaped and elaborated to perfection.
Plain Sight
Plain Sight
Plain Sight
Plain Sight
Plain Sight
Plain Sight

Cozy meets sexy at home

A snug, chunky knit casually falling over one shoulder, and a pair of denim cutoffs, bleached and distressed, make for the ideal combination of cozy-meets-sexy to be worn at home, during lazy mornings, or busy afternoons, when she’s lying in bed looking beautiful and feeling comfortable, or perhaps when she’s watching the world go by from her favourite seat by the window. And as the…
Erin Teeple
Erin Teeple
Erin Teeple
Erin Teeple
Erin Teeple
Erin Teeple
Erin Teeple
Erin Teeple

All the inspiration you need for festival season: Spell & the Gypsy Collective Festival 2015

“Keep it soft and feminine” this season! At least, that’s what Spell and the Gypsy Collective’s latest look book appears to be suggesting, just as the grungy, dirty, roughness of rock’n’roll collides with the label’s softer, feminine edge for the perfect take on festival wardrobe. Equal parts cool, fun and effortless, the flowy boho numbers get dipped in blushing tones of peaches, sky blues and…

The new denim grows boyish, luxurious and undeniably cool

Old meets new, and casual morphs into luxe for spring 2015, just as our favorite enduring staples are being brought up-to-date and made to look easy and lavish, cheeky and bold, stylish and modern all over again. Regardless of trends denim rules the streets, but this season, its indisputable appeal extends and flourishes way beyond the city limits, taking on a brand new life. Styled…
Strike a Pose by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE Vietnam
Strike a Pose by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE Vietnam
Strike a Pose by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE Vietnam
Strike a Pose by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE Vietnam
Strike a Pose by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE Vietnam
Strike a Pose by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE Vietnam
Strike a Pose by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE Vietnam
Strike a Pose by Benjamin Kanarek for ELLE Vietnam

Misplaced and in-between

At first glance she appears dark and beautiful, powerful and confident, almost too good to be true, nearly too perfect for words. But brush away the illusion and what you’ll see is the same beautiful girl, misplaced and in-between, the solitary streets nothing but an echo of her loneliness, everything about her imagined to clash with her surroundings, ready to betray the fact that she…
Misplaced
Misplaced
Misplaced
Misplaced
Misplaced
Misplaced

5 gorgeous music festival make-up looks to try this season

Any excuse to get a little bit more creative with your make-up looks, and step outside the boundaries of your everyday beauty rituals, should be celebrated. All the more in a season as refreshing as spring, having the music festivals work as the greatest of incentives. Using bindi as inspiration, or hiding bohemian influences, going bold on glitter or featuring bright, neon colours, this week’s…

Made-up of moments and no colours

Intimacy. Fleeting memories made everlasting. Private moments stripped of colour only to be wrapped in sensibility. From behind lens, Noe Lozano stretches out the seconds into infinity, capturing beauty unguarded, untroubled, unspoiled. In front of the camera, Kelly writes her own lines for the story, using no words but plenty of emotions, her every gesture shrouded in mystery.
Moments.
Moments.
Moments.
Moments.
Moments.
Moments.
Moments.

Elena Ciuprina wraps the body in unusual silhouettes

Based on Issey Miyake’s A-Poc (A piece of cloth) concept, and inspired by clean lines and the play of light and shadow in the objects of modern architecture, Elena Ciuprina’s spring 2015 collection is keen on wrapping the body in unusual silhouettes. Constructed in such a way that they can be sewn at once, with one thread, her designs are daring, unique and unconventional. Light…
Elena Ciuprina Spring 2015 Lookbook
Elena Ciuprina Spring 2015 Lookbook
Elena Ciuprina Spring 2015 Lookbook
Elena Ciuprina Spring 2015 Lookbook
Elena Ciuprina Spring 2015 Lookbook
Elena Ciuprina Spring 2015 Lookbook
Elena Ciuprina Spring 2015 Lookbook
Elena Ciuprina Spring 2015 Lookbook

Estuaries Swim: where city girl meets island life

It takes a flawless approach to swimwear to paint summer in luxurious tones even when dressing up entails putting on a slick bikini piece and little else. From Zhu Ru and Layla Chen, the sister duo behind Estuaries, minimal and chic come hand in hand for spring of 2015, their swimwear pieces timeless yet modern, made out of refined details set to contour the figure…
Estuaries Swimwear S/S '15 Campaign
Estuaries Swimwear S/S '15 Campaign
Estuaries Swimwear S/S '15 Campaign
Estuaries Swimwear S/S '15 Campaign
Estuaries Swimwear S/S '15 Campaign
Estuaries Swimwear S/S '15 Campaign
Estuaries Swimwear S/S '15 Campaign
Estuaries Swimwear S/S '15 Campaign

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