3 Signs You Can’t Pull Off Mom Jeans

You’re probably going to be tempted to buy a pair of mom jeans and if you don’t count on a ruthless, sincere friend… you’re gonna make the worst purchase of your life. Why you might not pull them off

A Wedding In Sari

Months ago, my friend asked me to be one of her bridesmaids. Of course I accepted on the spot but I got even more excited  when she asked me how I felt about wearing a sari (the usual garment for women in South Asia). The garment had always fascinated me – a mix of contrasting,…

Fiber Bags Or How I Eat, Travel And Keep My Tummy Happy

Tummy troubles? I always seem to have them exactly when I can’t do crisis management. We’re not talking about that period of the month which always coincides with long days on the road or summer trips, but the other kind. The one when you feel so stuck up (literally), you can’t smile, eat or move…

The Pressure of Looking Tan

“I can’t wear shorts yet. Not without putting some self-tanner before. I’ll look like a piece of cheese otherwise :-o”. To that, I just looked confused. My friend was telling me she can’t wear shorter skirts or jeans, in the middle of summer, nonetheless, because of what strangers MIGHT say of her legs. It wasn’t…

Why You Should Love Beauty Apps As Much As Your Self-Esteem

Sunday morning. With unsteady legs, I wobble to the bathroom mirror. I noticed the sunrays struggling to find their way through the shades, in my bedroom. I know it’s going to be a warm, beautiful day and finally, after minutes of prolonging the inevitable, I open my eyes. What is this?! Dark circles, a huge…

Yin and Yang: Fashion and Tech

One’s decidedly feminine, inspired by art and beauty, the other couldn’t be more masculine, driven by science and data. Yet, they have been complementing eachother in the last years as I, for one, couldn’t have imagined. Fashion bloggers, journalists, designers and stylists have embraced the digital era in countless ways; they write on the go,…

I Can’t Warm Up To Slides

… and that’s saying a lot. Especially since in this warm weather, there’s no way I’d want to cover my feet more than I need to, right? Yet, my go-to type of shoes are still thin slip-ons and gladiator sandals. I just can’t warm up to slides. I’m sorry but they’ll always look like something that belongs near…