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Monochrome (with a touch of colour) and plans for August

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Black and white is a timeless combo that is understated yet very sophisticated. I love this look but also like to add a touch of pink to make it more “ME’.

I mentioned numerous times how much I love white dresses (most recently here),  and here’s another oldie but goodie from one of my-go to brands – Self Portrait. Seriously I’ve been living in them this summer and I am not planning to stop. Adding black accessories is always a winning combination but to be honest I own very few. This Miu Miu bag was a sale buy few years ago and although I don’t wear it very often it is so useful to have. Nice black clutch is a wardrobe staple and there are occasions when I’m so glad I have it.

But rather than going full on monochrome I added my fuchsia Jimmy Choo sandals. I wore this look for a dinner with friend and I think it’s nice summery outfit with the black adding  chicness to it.

By the way these are the last photos taken before my operation. If you don’t know what I’m talking about you can read all about it here. I am excited to share with you my new look soon. I am very happy with the healing progress so far although in the last couple of days it felt a bit sore.

Last week was a busy one and I didn’t have any day off, catching up on everything and everyone and it was quite tough after two weeks of doing nothing. This week is already shaping up to be a busy one but I am really trying to keep a balance and take more time off. I really want to up my yoga too, because I seriously can tell the difference when I have been doing it regularly and when not. I feel so much better after but sometimes struggle to find the time but I just need to stop making excuses and do it.

August is a time when lot of people take time off but I usually don’t go on holidays because everything is extra busy and much more expensive and I much prefer travelling in September. But it’ll be a good time for me to slow down a little and I think I will be blogging a bit less often just this month and really concentrate on myself and my wellbeing while everyone is away. It’s so important!

What are your plans for August?

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Have a stylish day.

Adela

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Embracing your age no matter what the number

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Earlier this week I turned 37. I had a lovely day celebrating with my friends (you can read all about it here) but I’m not going to lie and say it was easy. No one likes getting older right?

My birthday was on Monday and on Saturday before I had had a little break down. I’d been feeling a bit down for a few days and when everyone was making a fuss about the upcoming day and asking me whether I was excited I just started crying. I’m not sure why and it’s completely silly. I started talking to a lot of friends about how I felt and learnt something very important. No matter what the age, most of us feel like we should be somewhere else, doing something else, are underachieving etc. We are too harsh on ourselves!

So I decided to embrace my age and concentrate on the positives. Yes I’m still single and the older you get the harder it seems to meet someone, but I’m free to do what I want and I’d rather be single than in a bad relationship. And yes I haven’t achieved all the career goals I hoped for, but I enjoy what I’m doing and I have my blog and social media which are my creative outlets and that makes me very happy.

Another big dream of mine is travelling and I must say that in my 36th year of life I have ticked quite a few destinations off my list. I visited Croatia, Venice, Barcelona and Paris few times so that’s not a bad going and I’m going to Florence in May which I can’t wait for and Czech Republic in July (see where else I’m hoping to go in the near future here) I’ve made some of these trips alone and that has been a big learning curve. I never though I’d be able to go on a holiday on my own but it’s actually very empowering. Learning to do these things on your own gives you more confidence and sense of freedom. And yes I’d love to meet someone one day but I’m doing rather well on my own.

I think we need to stop being so critical to ourselves and concentrate on the things we achieved. I first arrived to London a week before my 20th birthday (17 years ago) and that was before Czech Republic joined the EU so my only option was to be an au pair. I’ve come a long way since then. And I/we tend to forget those little achievements. But even living on your own and being independent is a big thing to do and not everyone could do it.

I am trying to work on those dreams every day. I think sometimes you have to look at the bigger picture and sometimes you have to break those big dreams into little goals and do a little by little to achieve what you want. You’re never too old to do what you love and makes you happy. There’s right time for everything and it’s very easy to forget but we need to remind ourselves every single day.

I promise myself to be kinder to me from now on and pat myself on the back even for the little things. Life is not always easy and we all have our doubts and down days, but let’s stop for a moment and put things into perspective and concentrate on the good in life.

How do you deal with negative thoughts? Are you happy where you are at your age?

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Have a stylish day.

Adela

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year!

Looking back at this year there were some not so great moments, but there were definitely some really good ones. I’ve been wanting to travel more and by going home to Czech republic twice, Paris 3 times and Cyprus and Rome, I think I’ve done quite well there. I am already booking Paris for my birthday in March and hoping to visit Venice and NYC next year so let’s hope that all goes well.

 The thing I am most pleased about though is getting back to blogging and I have some big plans for next year in that regard. I am planning to start posting more often soon, with more beauty and lifestyle posts coming. I would love to know what posts do you enjoy reading and want to see more of.

What has been your favourite look of this year?

What are your dreams and goals for 2017?

Have a stylish day.

 Adela