This is my first look from NYFW. Just a simple white J W Anderson shirt and blue jeans. Although the material and the cut of this shirt make it the least simple shirt in the world. Such minimalistic look needs to be topped off with the finest jewellery. So I was wearing Akollekt Roses and Inbetween rings and necklace ( not visible in this outfit, but will show you more details in the next post). I love the combination of gold on white and blue. So timeless. We took these pictures in Bowery, Lower East Side. Don’t forgt to follow my fashion week updates on Instagram @alicezielasko and snapchat @aliceziel. Have a nice weekend!
ph. Magdalena Zielasko
( wearing J W Anderson shirt, Re/Done jeans, Tony Bianco Koshi heels, Chloe Faye bag, Akollekt Roses and Inbetween rings )
I wish summer would last forever. Those warm sunny days in London are the ones I look forward to all year. I usually spend them in a park reading magazines or catching a tan and some freckles, because let’s be honest, there is no sun here from October until I would say March. The rest of the time I meet with my friends for a little picnic or just for a glass of wine, because there is nothing more proper in London than throwing a picnic party in a park. I was lucky enough to be sent two bottles of the new Gallo Family Vineyard Spritz, one Pineapple & Passionfruit and second Raspberry & Lime, to enjoy with my friends. Personally I loved Raspberry & Lime the most, not only because of it’s colour (yeah, girls like pink) but I really enjoyed its natural juicy raspberry and zesty lime flavours. Although my friends preferred the Pineapple & Passionfruit flavoured bottle. The delicious flavours were the perfect way to enjoy some light and fruity drinks whilst celebrating the weather, catching up and spritzing our summer.
And you know what? We had the best afternoon together for a long time. What’s more, the weather was surprisingly good. I say good, what it means in London: no rain, no wind and sunny. I wish summer would last the whole year and I could spend more afternoons like this. But in the mean time, as autumn creeps by, I might stash a bottle to remind me of those warm days, because to me, Gallo Family Vineyard Spritz is like summer in a bottle.
ph. Paweł Maślaniec
( Free People shirt, Levi’s jeans, Wool and The Gang backpack, Chanel espadrilles )
Sponsored by Gallo Family Vineyards.
A few days ago I had the pleasure to visit Las Rozas Village in Madrid, one of the nine Villages, located in Europe’s favourite cities. It’s a luxury outlet center, home to more than 90 boutiques, from highstreet brands to luxury designers like Gucci, Versace, Missoni or the British superbrand Burberry . After visiting their Parisian village a year ago I was extremely happy to explore it in Madrid. What I loved the most was its charming architecture and a big terrace with an amazing view of the mountains, especially beautiful in the late afternoon, where I could have a cold drink after shopping. If you’re worried about hot temperatures in Madrid, especially in the summer, then I can promise it won’t be a big deal in the village. Each boutique has air conditioned inside, and outside you can try delicious icecream from Amorino to cool off.
But let’s get back to boutiques in Las Rozas Village. If you like Spanish brands, not necessairly these super popular highstreet brands which we all know but for example Bimba y Lola or Aristocrazy which is btw. my absolutely favourite jewellery brand of all times, then it’s a perfect place for you to buy great pieces in great prices all year round. It’s like sale season which never ends. Sounds good, right?! Apart from Spanish brands it’s worth to visit Furla ( I’m in love with this black mini tote which you can see on the pictures below) , Gucci, Loewe or some smaller cute stores with cotton tees or home accessories. You will love their products but also each boutique has an interesting and unique interior what makes your shopping experience more fun even if you’re not a big fan of shopping. After that you can eat traditional Spanish tapas or just a healthy green salad. And finally have a face massage in Orogold.
ph. me & Magdalena Zielasko
( wearing Free People bell sleeved top, Nasty Gal shorts similiar here , Furla bag from Las Rozas, Isabel Marant shoes )
This dress cought my eye in February when I spotted Alexa Chung wearing it for Unique show in Tate Britain during London Fashion Week. It hit the store a few months later and got sold out in one day. Alexa made it so popular, that’s a fact, but it’s also beautiful and I’m not surprised it was gone so quickly. This time I matched it with black boots to break that romantic appeal and make it more edgy. And of course my new fav babe, Chloe Faye in black. Even though Faye bags are not very practical – it is heavy and space inside is very small – I found Faye as one of the most beautiful bags from current season.
And a question for you! Guess where we took these photos?
ph. Paweł Maślaniec
( wearing Unique dress or here, & Other Stories boots, Chloe Faye bag or in brown here , Astrid & Miyu ring )
Last week I had a pleasure to visit Berlin together with Olympus for the opening of their photo gallery pool party. I haven’t been in town for more over a year, maybe that’s the reason I enjoyed my time there so much. What’s more my sister Magdalena moved to Berlin last year and could show me around, like a real local.
I lived in Ackselhouse, the most beautiful and cosy hotel I’ve had a chance to stay in. We took these shots on the terrace and in the little back garden. If you like palm trees, pink and Californian vibes, you’re going to love this spot.
ph. Magdalena Zielasko
( wearing Faithfull The Brand playsuit or here , Filles A Papa top, Levi’s shorts, Free People belt )