A few weeks ago Agatha Ruiz de la Prada opened her first store in Latin America in Bogota and I had the pleasure to meet her (link). And the effect of this meeting is a new fashion editorial we have made especially for you with my fashion girlfriends Marre from Marremusic and Jey Castañeda from Gente Must.
Christmas and New Year holidays are over the corner and many of us will travel to some tropical destinations to escape from winter. So if you want to have great holidays and don't have to worry about tour appearance, try my beauty tips to stay perfect and beautiful during your trip!
5 beauty tips for vacation:
One of my favourite winter trends, that is not going anywhere, is a fur vest. You can use it in a faux fur in multicolor or made of leather. What ever you choose, remember some tips to look chic.
5 tips on how to wear a fur vest:
Traveling around world, meeting and understanding different cultures has always been one of the most important parts of my life. That's why I never stop to travel. Today I want to show you one of this places that I fell in love with and I would recommend it to everyone, a resort where you feel like in paradise, but without ending in bankruptcy. I speak of Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort, a four diamond hotel in Mexico.
Holidays are coming and many of us are planning some trips, that's why today I want to recommend you a destination that should be on your list, Cancun. It is a city of white beaches, turquoise sea, great gastronomic and shopping offer and many amazing activities.
I was in Cancun last week, thanks to Wingo, new low cost airline and Visit Mexico and I have to say I will repeat it soon. We went on a trip for four days and took full advantage of it. More details soon at my YouTube channel (link).
Today I want to share with you the top 5 things to do in Cancun:
Castañer is a Spanish luxury shoe brand, recognized for its 100% handmade footwear. On this occasion I want to show you the Castañer Autumn - Winter 2016 collection inspired by 60 's.
Those who know me know that I love to travel and meeting new cultures. They always ask me how I can see so many places in the world without spending a lot of money, so today I decided to share my 5 tips on how to find cheap flights. Which by the way I use to visit all Caribbean.
A week ago I was in Cancun, where I flew with a new Colombian airline Wingo, which because of its opening week, had bargain prices that you can not imagine! But going back to the topic here come my tips.
5 Tips on how to find cheap flights:
Harmonie Divine is a new line from L'Occitane, that focuses on anti-aging harmony. This wonder product composes a supreme synergy between two valuable ingredients of Provence, the power of the sea and the land of Corsica, together with the power of two valuable extracts that have never before been combined: Immortelle Millésimée, the flower that never withers and Jania Rubens, the kelp with the ability to regenerate on its own.
Today a perfect look for night out with friends. An idea on how to wear a underwear dress on daily basis, without making it inappropriate.
Colombia, where I moved 4 years ago, is an incredible country with many places to discover. That's why I enjoy every opportunity to get to know it better. A few weeks ago I was lucky to be invited by Propais to travel to Popayán to get to know the first edition of the Handicraft and Crafts Fair named after Nicolina Castro. I had already heard from my friends that it is one of the most beautiful towns in Colombia and they were certainly right.
Today I want to tell you about a line of beauty products that I have been trying for the last two months and that made me fall in love. The brand is called Tree Hut and is one of the top beauty brands in the US. Now it has arrived to Colombia with its exfoliating lines, gels and body creams.
Today an idea on how to wear all black look and break the monotony with layers and accessories in neutral colors. This look you can wear with a tennis for sporty chic, or give a sophisticated touch with some heels and jewelry detail.
Less than two weeks ago Agatha Ruiz de la Prada opened her first Latin American store in Bogotá. I think everyone knows this creative and iconic Spanish designer, who offers us a fun and colorful world of fashion.
A few days ago Natura launched its new perfume in Colombia, and it has enchanted me with its unique name This Flower Rose. This new fragrance of the Brazilian brand invites us to enjoy the essential beauty of a flower, the way it shows delicacy, grace and strength of life cycles.
How I told you yesterday lately in Bogota and surroundings is raining all the time, but it didn't stop me to enjoy handcraft festival in Cucunuba (link).
Colombian towns have so many amazing culture event and I love to discover all of them. One of them is Festilana, the handcrafts festival based on wool in a small picturesque town Cucunuba.
Christmas is coming and it's time to start looking for a perfect gift ideas. As you can see in my Shopping section, I give you different ideas of possible gifts and novelties in the market.
This time I was at WatchBo, one of the most important watches trade shows in Bogota and Latin America and I had the opportunity to see Fossil latest collection.
Collection to fell in love, full of colors, different silhouettes and textures. Salvatore Ferragamo makes his own fashion rules for this Autumn / Winter 16/17.
Today I want to talk about latest novelty in dermatological beauty products, which entered to the Colombian market last month. Dermablend is a new Vichy foundation, created for people with severe skin problems like acne, birthmarks, vitiligo, burns, etc.
Last week Polo Blue Eau de Parfum new fragrance by Ralph Lauren was introduced in Colombia and I have to say it is now my new must for my husband.
Today I want to share with you my look from visiting Popayan, called Colombian "white city". I was looking for some boho look for a long time, but it wasn't easy. I didn't want simple maxi dress as I'm short, so I was looking for something with cut-outs. When I saw this bohemian dress at Zaful, which is online shop I really felt in love.
Today I want to share with you one of the most colorful, chic and simply pretty collection I saw this year, Sara Battaglia Capsule for Salvatore Ferragamo.
Another look from MBFWP, this time I decided for something really feminine and girly. I'm such a big fan of hats lately and when I saw this boater hat designed by Margarita Díaz del Castillo, I simply new I have to use it. The rest of my look is from Colombian brand Hossh, which have so many perfect looks for Caribbean weather. And as I a final touch I have decided for braid, to give it more girly look.
We always should remember how important is our hair and try to keep it protected and moisturized all year long. But in this time of the year when winter is approaching the hair care should be on the top of our beauty must-do list.
I know what I'm talking about as my hair after often colouring, highlights and a lot of travels need special hair and hydration. And when I was visiting lately Marco Aldany Colombia beauty salon in Bogota, I have learn some tips on how to keep our hair moisturised.
5 tips on how to hydrate your hair:
Today I want to share with you my look from the third day of MBFWP 2016, which I wore for brunch of incredibly talented designer from Costa Rica, Jennifer Lang, specialized in leather accessories.
Two diffrent styles, two complitly diffrent designers, but both of them are worth to have in mind, I'm talking about Vincente Castellón and Constanza Quendo. Both of them showed us their amazing collection at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Panama 2016.
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Here comes my fourth look from Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Panama. As always I try to wear to support Colombian talent, so here I decide to wear another look from Daniella Battle, which is one of my favourite designers.
Today another of beauty news in world of perfumery, which has conquered me with its packaging, I speak about Clever of Mary Kay. This fun and youthful female fragrance was created together with the prestigious Givaudan Perfumery House for a spontaneous, chic woman who loves living new adventures.
If you travel to Panama, you can't leave it without visiting the spectacular panoramic terrace of Hard Rock Hotel. The view is an amazing and it's a wonderful spot to take some photos.
Juan Carlos Obando is a Colombian designer, based in Los Angeles, who is characterized by his sensual and minimalist designs, clean cuts, fluid movements and powerful use of color.
The first day at MBFWP 2016 strated with an international press lunch in the beautiful Old Town of Panama City. It is one of my favorite places and also very picturesque, every corner is perfect for an amazing photo.
Fashion Week Mercedes Benz Panama started interesting this year with its international guest, Isabel Sanchis. This Spanish designer is dedicated to the pret-a-porter design since 1990 and today she sells in more than 40 countries.
In Colombia the average consumption of wine per person is only a bottle and a half, compared to 52 bottles in Frances. Personally I prefer wine to other spirits, because it is much healthier and can enrich the flavor of our dishes.
Many of us don't buy wines, because they are afraid of choosing a wrong one. I am not a specialist in the subject, but I can help you to solve some myths and doubts.
3 Myths about wines:
Today some short beauty review. Masglo is nail brand, which I use a lot, because they have a great price and an amazing variety of colours. Lately I was trying Masglo collection Colombia, which include four colors: baby blue solidaria, green Autentica, red Orgullosa and violet with cool name Inspiradora.
You know that I love trying new beauty treatments and many of them I do via BePretty as I told you some time ago. So it was nice surprise to be a part of campaign, where BePretty and colombian charity Fundación Ni con el pétalo de una rosa fight against breast cancer.
In this video I will show you 3 fashion week outfits ideas I used for BCapital, perfect ideas for upcoming Winter.
In recent posts I was talking about beauty trends that we will be able to see this Winter, I today I want to share you amazing show of Berni Ottjes at B Capital, who is International Creative Director of L'Oreal Professionel.
New fragrance for women is here, this time I want to introduce you to So Very Sofia. It's a floral-based fragrance with warm and fruity scent designed for strong, powerful, beautiful modern woman. The scent will launch exclusively through Avon this fall and captures Sofia’s passion and confidence.
During BCapital L'Oréal Professionnel and Maybelline New York's responsable for backstage of the fashion week in Paris, New York, London and Milan Fashion Week, showed us the latest trends from international catwalks to inspire Colombian stylists in 2017. Through different trends, techniques and products they showed how to "Reveal the star in you."
I'm a big fan of Converse, so you can imagine how happy I was to having an opportunity to visit Converse's headquarters in Panama. It is the coolest office ever as you can see in my photos below, I badly need their sneakers lamp in my flat.
Today I want to share my 3 tips on How to wear your Converse:
If you want to make a statement you should do it with Cartier. L'Envol is its newest men's fragrance and it's absolutely amazing, at least for me.
L'Envol is the scent of masculinity, created for adventurous, curious, creative and ambitious men.
As some of you know few days ago I have decided for a hair makeover. I had an unique opportunity to meet Berni Ottjes, Loreal Hair Professional ambassador and one of the best international specialist in blond hair.
I have never been risky with my hair, I would say I'm quite classic about it and for many years I was just doing some gold blonde highlights every 3-4 months. But when I met Berni, he told me about new hair trends and techniques like strobing and shadowing, and he decided that I should try more pale and platinum blonde colours. And all of that with new hair product Smartbond that prevent from damage.
All women love beauty changes, but sometimes we fear them too much. Today I want to introduce you a new beauty product that apparently will give us possibility of changing our hair without damaging it. This wonder just entered the market and it's called Smartbond.
Halloween is here and so are special editions of Halloween perfume. It calls "Shot" and was created both for women and men. The “Shot” bottle talks to us about the party, game of billiards, night and the mystery.
Today I want to share with you a bit of Colombian street style we could see during 3 days of fashion event B Capital at Bogota.
Without any doubt leaving the closure of B Capital in hands of Leal Daccarett was a very good idea. I'm personally a big fan of this talented Colombian couple of designers since I moved to Colombia and I love each one of their pieces.
Summer has ended, but it doesn't mean light colours should go as well. White is one of these colours that works perfectly every season. And there is something in all white look that gives it a touch of sophistication.
Today I want to share with you my last look from B Capital 2016. As always I try to support Colombian talented designers and here I decided for this stunning white dress from Aranea (@araneana) and clutch from Bosi. I finished the look with nude heels and white earrings. And finally I paired it with Maybelline bold lips makeup and hair waves inspired in 20s.
My 3 tips on how to wear all white look:
Velvet is without any doubt one of the strongest trends of upcoming fall 2016 season. It was in fashion from ages sinceit appeared in china in 13th century in China, then rebirth during the Renaissance as an expression of power and fashion taste. And finally make its comeback in 90s.
This luxurious and rich fabric can created really sophisticated as wells as casual looks. It' s all about knowing how to pair it. That's why I want to share with you
4 rules on how to wear velvet trend:
The second day of B Capital was closed with the fashion show held by Arkitect and Olga Piedrahita. This incredible collection is the effect of a successful collaboration of one of the best Colombian designers and offers spectacular pieces at prices that everyone can afford.
Today I want to share with you my look from the first day of B Capital. I decided for Salvatore Ferragamo Autumn/Winter 2016 pleated dress in this bright clashing colours. It was without any doubt love from the first sight.