Roofs in New York City are a special thing… The city is immense and no matter where you go, you’re surrounded by tall buildings. When you’re at the top, you feel like the smallest person yet you feel like the whole world belongs to you. After walking up the stairs of an East Village building (and feeling quite out of breath), you reach the place where you can spend some time with yourself and take in the city as a whole. You watch the sun go down that reflects from the glass windows across the street. On those days where you feel a little down, the roof seems just slightly magical.
Spice up your outfit with a statement mini skirt for the spring/summer. If it isn’t warm enough, do it anyway by topping it off with a cozy sweater and a semi-long coat. Wrap it up, buckle it, add fringe to it, whatever you want. But go on, show off those legs.
“Enjoying life’s simple pleasures”. It’s all you have to do when it’s cold outside or you don’t necessarily feel like leaving the house. Spending time with friends by the fireside, reading a book, laying and rolling in bed for a while, taking a bath. Nothing beats those cozy moments when you don’t only feel warm on the outside, but also on the inside. Cherish and treasure them, let it ignite and cuddle your soul.
From the moment one walks into the polished dusty pink walls that make up the Mansur Gavriel pop-up shop in SoHo, one feels strangely calm and charmed by the attractive elements surrounding them. It’s not like any other shop; it’s much more distinctive due to the presence of color and the small flower shop located in a corner of the store. The bags and shoes are neatly presented and organized by a degradation of colors composing of light neutrals, medium tones, and dark shades. Overall, the pop-up store impeccably portrays the style of the brand – slightly minimalistic with delicate details, classically elegant, and aesthetically pleasing.
There’s something about vintage silk scarves that completely changes outfits. Perhaps it’s the timeless and classic quality it has, or the versatility of their function. You can wear them as a neck scarf, or use it as a belt to make your look more original, or tying it around your wrist to make a unique bracelet. You can truly wear it however you want to wear it, there are no rules to silk scarves. I have a vivid memory of my grandmother wearing them whenever she thought her outfits were missing a pop of color, or a certain accessory. It instantly made her look much more sophisticated and polished, making her look glamorous, just like all grandmothers seem to be.