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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.

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A dark sensuality takes over the city of love (NSFW)

When you hear the word Paris and your mind becomes replete with timeless romance, you don’t necessarily picture a dark room overlooking the streets of Montmartre, a room that’s shielding the presence of a mysterious woman who is as unapologetically sensual, as she is raw and beautiful; and you don’t imagine the sky turning inky-black, nor the stylish garments passing into flawless bare-skin. But once…
NSFW Photo gallery included.

How to: Donna Karan’s punky and futuristic make-up look

Punky and futuristic, but coming to sight incredibly fresh and modern, this was the unconventional makeup look created by Charlotte Tilbury and inspired by the city of New York, seen sharpening the structural silhouettes at Donna Karan’s fall / winter 2014 presentation. Charcoal lids coated with metallic creams and light layers of gloss, were paired to a radiant complexion and the softest lips for a…

A simple kind of beautiful

Filtered through Vivia Tan‘s creative mind-set, and refined through the unforgiving eye of the camera, the simple kind of beautiful can’t help but deepen and materialize within Francielle P. Machado’s easeful series of portraits that are either soaked in faded colours, or drained of any sign of hue, replete with light, or grazed in soft shadows. Caught in motion, sensible and revealing, the photo shoot…
Francielle by Vivia Tan
Francielle by Vivia Tan
Francielle by Vivia Tan
Francielle by Vivia Tan
Francielle by Vivia Tan
Francielle by Vivia Tan
Francielle by Vivia Tan
Francielle by Vivia Tan

Swim luxe and the body to match it

It never gets old, nor vapid, nor uninspiring, because there’s just too much beauty contouring the summer tableau shaped by wave after wave of clear blue water, gently portraying the modern siren at shore, her hair sun-soaked, her body a wonderland. With Jose Luis Cunha behind lens, the beach opens up enigmatic and boundless, made whole with both breathtaking views and tantalizing silhouettes, breathing life…
Hanni by Jose Luis Cunha
Hanni by Jose Luis Cunha
Hanni by Jose Luis Cunha
Hanni by Jose Luis Cunha
Hanni by Jose Luis Cunha
Hanni by Jose Luis Cunha
Hanni by Jose Luis Cunha
Hanni by Jose Luis Cunha

Lustworthy swimwear & a smouldering summer

Summer is too much of a wonderful dream to brush off that easily. It’s an addictive song that keeps echoing in your head long after the music stopped, it’s lust and it’s eternal temptation, so there’s no such thing as resisting its charms, not even as autumn begins to softly whisper its lullaby. Made out of glamorous swimwear, invigorating hues, goddess-like beauty and an overall…
Martha by Stefan Dani for Rumours Magazine 16
Martha by Stefan Dani for Rumours Magazine 16
Martha by Stefan Dani for Rumours Magazine 16
Martha by Stefan Dani for Rumours Magazine 16
Martha by Stefan Dani for Rumours Magazine 16
Martha by Stefan Dani for Rumours Magazine 16
Martha by Stefan Dani for Rumours Magazine 16
Martha by Stefan Dani for Rumours Magazine 16

Colour me pretty: bright beauty & pastel shades

There’s something utterly soft, and then there’s something utterly unexpected contouring Esme Roding’s idea of beauty, that sees bright blue lips, purple eyebrows and pretty pastel strands of hair collide in perfect harmony. And the best thing is you don’t even realize what hits you first: is it the edginess made sweet, the colour frenzy turned sophisticated and cool, or perhaps that persuading vintage vibe…
Pretty in Pastel by Corelien Scherff
Pretty in Pastel by Corelien Scherff
Pretty in Pastel by Corelien Scherff
Pretty in Pastel by Corelien Scherff
Pretty in Pastel by Corelien Scherff

5 creative ponytails to try this summer

The enduring ponytail: a perfect example of easy sophistication, a timeless style, a statement being kept modern with each season that passes by. And just as we are about to say farewell to the hot days of summer, the ponytail is more than ready to embrace myriad makeovers as a fall 2014 hairstyle, with it getting more ingenious and more versatile than ever before. So…

What to wear to the beach: 11 outfit ideas

The perfect beach attire should be built upon a precise mix of femininity and comfort, of lightweight fabrics and clean cuts, of chic silhouettes, bold colours and fun prints. It should also feel easy, and just the right amount of sexy without letting go of its elemental delicacy. But above anything else, the ideal beach outfit should look effortless, like not much thought has been…

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