Marie Claire Fashion Days Budapest!


I needed two days to rest up after this amazing weekend! And then two weeks to process the past weeks. I spent time with my family, took walks, and rested. I needed the time. But now I’m here and writing to you! [Read more…]

Bagdi Kata – Fashion Designer


Today on the blog you can meet Kata Bagdi, a fashion designer who is also from Szentendre! [Read more…]

Trend Mashups for a Fall Melange


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I love mashing up unexpected prints, materials, and trends for a surprisingly coordinated look. The other day I went out in an aquamarine wig and a collared kiss covered shirt paired with metallic blue leggings. But an interesting outfit doesn’t always have to be off the wall! If I’m sticking to traditional comfy pieces like flannels and scarves, I usually aim for a bit of edge, a surprising pop of color, and a quirky detail to keep the look fresh.

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BagsForFriends: All-Natural, Slow Fashion Gifts


A few weeks ago I visited Krakow for the first time, and on my meanders in and around the city I stumbled across a little gem in a design shop called BagsForFriends. The pieces, heavy felt and plywood beauties, were strong to the touch and fun to look at, with bright stitching and customized engravings on the handles. I got in touch with their designer, Ewa Zamulinska, to find out about the process and customization. I ended up learning quite a lot more! The designer herself is true to the company name, and we chatted via Skype for almost two hours, talking about the bags, but also health foods, the Krakow design scene, and her half Vizsla pup Gaspar as well! 

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Hello November!


Hello November, hello new month!

The past two months with me has been all about Christmas. At these times I have to organize two Christmases — one for my family and one for At these times I jump between the two. I always determine beforehand that this will be a nice, peaceful Christmas. I won’t rush at all with anything, and everything will be ready in time. Naturally nothing is this perfect, and every year I end up working hard to make sure that when all the lights are up on the Christmas tree, then my family shouldn’t see a Mom that’s been exhausted in every way, but rather a happy Mom, who’s truly joyful for the holidays and her family.

But, let’s not get ahead of ourselves. There are things that are closer to hand as well… [Read more…]