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A Study in Style: Iris Apfel

“With me, it’s not intellectual, it’s all gut. It just has to feel right with me.” Continue reading A Study in Style: Iris Apfel

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Two inspiring, fashion-related TED talks you must watch

If you’re getting low on ideas about what to do this weekend, I suggest you have a look at some of the fashion-related TED talks. They are full of creative ideas and a great way to learn new things from driven and passionate speakers coming from different backgrounds and industries. I’ve selected two of the talks that I found the most interesting to save you … Continue reading Two inspiring, fashion-related TED talks you must watch

Winter is here!

Its that time of the year again! If there’s one thing thats good about having to face the cold winter months, its facing them with parkas, trench coats and knitted kimonos. ‘The coat’ is the centrepiece of the winter wardrobe. It’s the item of clothing that we inevitably end up wearing the most throughout the season, and, if you’re just like us at theunderlined blog, … Continue reading Winter is here!

Yves Saint Laurent museum opens in Marrakech

This month saw the opening of the Musée Yves Saint Laurent, located in Marrakech- a city that served as a muse for the legendary French couturier. Located at the site of his former vacation home, the museum will showcase a extensive collection of the pieces that defined the designer’s dazzling career. Filling the 400-square-meter, permanent exhibition space is a comprehensive look at the legacy Saint Laurent’s masterpieces … Continue reading Yves Saint Laurent museum opens in Marrakech

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

If you’re planning on going to London any time soon, you might want to consider stopping by the Victoria & Albert museum and taking a look at the Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion exhibition. 100 years after the opening of the first Balenciaga fashion house in San Sebastian, Spain, and 80 years after the opening of the one in Paris, Cristóbal Balenciaga’s work is on display in the … Continue reading Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

A not so smooth start to Studying Abroad

Originally holding California as my dream destination and resolving to settle for nothing less, the series of events that eventually led me to sign up for and embark on a year abroad in Berlin were both unprecedented and entirely unplanned. Easily adding to the list of spontaneous major life decisions that seem to be becoming a regular pattern now, I counted down the days before … Continue reading A not so smooth start to Studying Abroad

Technology and the Shopping Experience

A new kind of salesperson has emerged in the game of retail recently and not many people have seemed to notice. They encourage us, ever so subtly, to buy clothes, and they’re succeeding at it. But remove any notions you might have about those salespeople at your local mall, who are all too aware that you don’t really want to hear their sales pitch. This … Continue reading Technology and the Shopping Experience

Marques Almeida: redefining what fashion is about.

Coming from a small country like Portugal, when someone from the fashion industry makes it to the top I can’t stop myself from feeling extremely proud. No, I am not talking about Sara Sampaio (which is also great btw). I’m talking about the couple Marta Marques and Pedro Almeida who are the creators of Marques Almeida. The brand was launched in April 2011 and by … Continue reading Marques Almeida: redefining what fashion is about.

Five Instagrams You Should Be Following

In the age of social media it’s often easy to get slightly overwhelmed by the endless amount of Instagram accounts to follow for all your fashion, beauty and general life inspirations. Luckily for you, we’ve curated five that we’ve been lusting over recently. Pat McGrath (@patmcgrathreal) Possibly the hottest make up artist on the scene right now. McGrath has been instrumental in creating some of … Continue reading Five Instagrams You Should Be Following

Roberi and Fraud: The new Instagram ‘It’ Brand

The sunglasses brand, Roberi and Fraud, might not be one you’ve heard of but it will definitely be one you’ve seen. Sported upon the faces of Instagram It Girls like the Hadid sisters and Kendall Jenner, these 90s inspired shades ooze coolness and have quickly taken over the accessory game. The Dubai/New York based brand is now a staple for ‘model off duty’ looks and … Continue reading Roberi and Fraud: The new Instagram ‘It’ Brand