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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

The look in her eyes says it’s a good morning (NSFW)

Some mornings are rough and messy, others are easy and laid-back, some emerge dark and moody, others cocooned in light and playfully sexy, some mornings are definitely better than others, and you know they’re the best when you can read it in someone else’s eyes. Someone who isn’t afraid to use body language instead of words, someone who makes bed hair and smudgy eyes come…
NSFW Photo gallery included.

Let the journey begin

With nothing but a light bag and a camera in hand, the urban explorer treats each day as a new adventure. His journey is unending, as there are plenty of places waiting to be uncovered, and an abundance of experiences asking to be lived. Amongst his essentials: roomy backpacks, cool shades, comfy sneakers and easygoing denim outfits. From the park over to the sports court…
Journey Begins by Vivia Tan
Journey Begins by Vivia Tan
Journey Begins by Vivia Tan
Journey Begins by Vivia Tan
Journey Begins by Vivia Tan
Journey Begins by Vivia Tan
Journey Begins by Vivia Tan
Journey Begins by Vivia Tan

5 Twiggy-inspired beauty looks to try this fall

All about super-bold, Twiggy-inspired lashes, mod eyes and pretty pale lips, these doe-eyed beauty looks represent just another gorgeously modern update on the iconic ’60s makeup. With the holiday season upon us, there will be plenty of opportunities imploring for a different take on glamour. If you’re not the glitter eyes, red lips kind of girl, perhaps you’ll find the unapologetic doll-like eyes all the…

The not so desperate housewife

The ’60s housewife: sweet, loving, caring, generous, her makeup never far from gorgeous, her hair always on the flawless side. Scratch that. The 1960s housewife: tough, commanding, determined, a little bit self-absorbed. Her makeup still gorgeous, her hair nevertheless perfect. Coming close to fitting the latter depiction, Shariza Tamara plays the sassy lady of the house, as photographed by Melissa Houben, donning the prettiest of…
You'll Eat It & You'll Like It by Melissa Houben
You'll Eat It & You'll Like It by Melissa Houben
You'll Eat It & You'll Like It by Melissa Houben
You'll Eat It & You'll Like It by Melissa Houben
You'll Eat It & You'll Like It by Melissa Houben
You'll Eat It & You'll Like It by Melissa Houben

Winter essentials: 7 of the best men’s shearling jackets

When it comes to those extra-cold days of winter, natural shearling makes for the perfect outerwear choice. Cozy, exceptionally warm and ultra-luxurious, shearling can easily be made to complement an array of refined aesthetics, spanning in between the sophisticated and modern, the rugged, the sleek and the classic. Seeing how every guy needs an awesome, snug jacket to get them through winter, we’ve gathered 7…

Marlijn Hoek is effortless, boyish, cool for Marie Claire

Maybe it’s because she looks so incredibly beautiful in such a simple, natural way, or because she does boyish cool without ever losing touch with her feminine side, but everything about Marlijn Hoek in Marie Claire Belgium’s October editorial speaks of effortlessness. Christine Van Laer’s impeccable styling is the kind that compels you to look at your wardrobe with a fresh set of eyes, wishing…
Marlijn Hoek by Hicham Riad for Marie-Claire Belgium October '14
Marlijn Hoek by Hicham Riad for Marie-Claire Belgium October '14
Marlijn Hoek by Hicham Riad for Marie-Claire Belgium October '14
Marlijn Hoek by Hicham Riad for Marie-Claire Belgium October '14
Marlijn Hoek by Hicham Riad for Marie-Claire Belgium October '14
Marlijn Hoek by Hicham Riad for Marie-Claire Belgium October '14
Marlijn Hoek by Hicham Riad for Marie-Claire Belgium October '14
Marlijn Hoek by Hicham Riad for Marie-Claire Belgium October '14

9 dark romance accessories to indulge in this winter

During winter is when romance blooms anew, rising darker and decidedly more luxurious, as if to transform the everyday choice of accessories into wearable bits describing a fantasy. Leave it to the moody, yet beautiful modern-day heroine to embrace the winter trends as part of her ongoing tell, as she chooses this season to start living her glamorous urban adventure. After the break, we’ve selected…

To be hauntingly beautiful, astray in a fantasy

There’s no glow bright enough to steal away from the rich, dark undertones shaping up Michelle Aristocrat‘s breathtaking fall fantasy. Hauntingly beautiful, astray in a world of her own, Lauryn does moody, Gothic fashion, coated in a breath of romance. Crucifixes, black feathers, layers and layers of inky sheer and the most opulent of golden accessories play divergence with the most innocent blue eyes, whereas…
Breathless by Michelle Aristocrat
Breathless by Michelle Aristocrat
Breathless by Michelle Aristocrat
Breathless by Michelle Aristocrat
Breathless by Michelle Aristocrat
Breathless by Michelle Aristocrat
Breathless by Michelle Aristocrat
Breathless by Michelle Aristocrat

The power of geometry

There are certain spaces where fashion and architecture are destined to collide, and countless moments that keep on witnessing their principles melting together in order to innovate, to reshape the world as we know it, to paint little bits of everything in abstract tones. For their 4th anniversary issue, DEW Magazine chose to further explore the power of geometry, and Jasmine Maher’s fantastic editorial starring…
Melissa Juratowitch by Jasmine Maher for DEW Magazine
Melissa Juratowitch by Jasmine Maher for DEW Magazine
Melissa Juratowitch by Jasmine Maher for DEW Magazine
Melissa Juratowitch by Jasmine Maher for DEW Magazine
Melissa Juratowitch by Jasmine Maher for DEW Magazine
Melissa Juratowitch by Jasmine Maher for DEW Magazine
Melissa Juratowitch by Jasmine Maher for DEW Magazine
Melissa Juratowitch by Jasmine Maher for DEW Magazine

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