August

I feel like August was a good month for me. Not everything I set to achieve happened but that is what life is all about. Expecting unexpected is something that I always keep in mind !

What August has taught me is to stand my ground and believe in myself more. Self-confidence is something that I have to work on constantly with some days being better than the others but I think I am winning xx

Fashion-wise it was a very adventurous month. I made few purchases, some of which you may had a chance to see on the blog or my Instagram account.

My favourite new thing would have to be a pair of espadrilles from Castaner (first shown here). They are the most classic pair, exceptionally made and they will stay in my closet for a very long time !

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Another thing worth mentioning is this Zara set, I got at the end of the month. I was eyeing this knit from the moment I first saw it but the shirt was a total surprise. I am not a huge fan of the prints, especially 70s inspired but somehow I could stop myself from trying it on. The end result is quite obvious on this picture !

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Statistic-wise two most popular blog posts of last month would be from What I wore Sunday series Country life is never boring followed closely by Hollywood glamour. Interestingly, my personal favourite would be the end of the month for July. Looking back on the last thirty days, gives me sense of satisfaction and achievement.

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I have also added an additional feature to my blog. It is called Shop my closet and you can find it in the main panel next to menu and contact links. I will try to list all my new finds as well as some timeless pieces from my wardrobe in case you are interested !!

Finally, I am really looking forward to September. The beginning of a new season as well as my wedding anniversary makes that month really special. I have one or two things planned that will come as a surprise so stay tuned for that !!

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As usual thank you very much for stopping by and for all the interest and support xx

Hope to see you all soon,

Aggie xx

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What I wore Sunday… country life is never boring

Living close to nature is something that me going and helps me to relax and switch off. During my days off and weekends, I can just be myself. No noise, distractions and hustle and bustle of the big city. The beauty of my surroundings is truly spectacular ! Almost every village is really special and picture-perfect xx

For today’s outgoing I decided to wear this very old Zara dress, I had in my closet for at least six years… I can still remember the excitement when I bought in Zara in Leeds and I how much I loved it ever since. It is of an exceptional quality that will hopefully stand the test of time. I pair this dress with my new espadrilles and favourite summer bag.

Espadrilles are such a classy choice for summer and I hope that I will be able to style these quite a few times before the beginning of autumn. I went for a black pair from Castaner and I cannot be more happy with my purchase. They are beautifully well-made and also extremely comfortable despite of the hight !

So without the further delay that is what I wore Sunday !!

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Dress Zara (similar here, here and here)

Espadrilles Castaner (model Carina)

Bag Chloe Drew

Sunglasses Chanel

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In the next few weeks I will try to introduce more autumnal elements to slowly transition into yet another season.

If there is anything you want me to style or feature, please let me know !!

As usual, thank you very much for stopping by.

Love,

Aggie xx

July

July has come to an end and as usual I thought I will give you an update on what has been happening… Last month was a very intense one for me with work and my private life blending into one and demanding more and more from me on the daily basis.

The most memorable part of the month would be, without the shadow of the doubt, my trip to Italy. I loved everything about Tuscany and I really hope that we would be able to return many times…

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Florence is by far of my favourite place I have been to… It is better that you can imagine, but crowds and heat can make it more difficult to enjoy…

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My beloved city… Florence in its glory !!

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Famous Chianti wine is being produced in Tuscany and it is the most consumed red wine in the whole USA !

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I love Vespa scooters so much that I have been taking pictures wherever I saw them… Love the variety of colours too !!

July is always a good month when it comes to sales shopping and this year was no exception. Normally, sales would start much earlier but by this time the items are reduced to the maximum.

However, before I buy anything nowadays, I will ask myself if the item in question adds anything to my wardrobe ? If the answer is yes, I may be tempted.

I have not bought that many things, but I still managed to get a bargain or two. I really hope you will like these items as much as I do…

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I got this Michael Kors last weekend from Flannels in Leeds and I love it ! I do not have anything like this in my wardrobe and I think it is a staple item that will stay with me for a very long time !!

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I wanted a decent leather jacket for some time now and when I saw this one by AllSaints in Bicester Village reduced by over 50 % I knew it is the one…

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I saw this skirt on Emma Hill YouTube channel and I instantly knew I have to get it although it was not on sale… You know then you know !!

I have also made some time this month for a little bit of culture and went to the cinema twice and to a rock concert. As much as I enjoyed all of the activities, the movie I would recommend more that nothing else this month is The Beguiled. The story is very twisted and watching it made me feel uncomfortable to say the least but it also made me to reflect. The decisions we make and the consequences that they bring can go much further that we can expect…

And finally, I have been working on my YouTube channel and managed to publish some videos. I have linked my latest one, comparing Chanel WOC and my opinion of this classic bag. I would be thrilled for you to watch it, subscribe to my channel and give me some support and feedback !!

Many thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you all very soon !!

Love,

Aggie xx