How to make your basic outfit more exciting

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SKIRT: ROMWE | COAT: ASOS | OVER THE KNEE BOOTS: ASOS | BAG: REBECCA MINKOFF

I have noticed that too often I match pieces of the same color scheme in one outfit, creating a mix of lighter and darker hues. While that can look stylish and minimalistic, sometimes a certain outfit can look too simple and lack some sort of an attention grabber. If you, just like me, tend to go for multiple hues of the same color and need to find various ways to “spice it up,” here is my personal list of garment details that will do the job: Continue reading

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Cool hues

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SWEATER: FOREVER21 | JEANS: ASOS (SIMILAR) | NECKLACE: FOREVER21 | SHOES: SENSO | BAG: MARC BY MARC JACOBS | BRACELET: H&M

Switching places at the speed of light and hopping people’s houses and apartments, I can’t help but wonder what my own place will be like. I keep on visualizing little details like artworks on the walls and bigger details like a queen size white bed that feels like a cloud. Continue reading

The Theory of Everything

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SUNGLASSES: FREYRS (COLLAB) | TOP: URBAN OUTFITTERS| SKIRT: ABERCROMBIE&FITCH| BAG: REBECCA MINKOFF | SHOES: SENSO (SIMILAR ON SALE ON ASOS)

Everything you want is coming. Relax and let the universe pick up the timing and the way. You just need to trust that what you want is coming, and watch how fast it comes.

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(Late) Birthday Girl

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SWEATER: ASOS | SKIRT: AMERICAN APPAREL

These pictures were taken on the day I turned 19, a year ago, and this January I celebrated another Birthday. I am officially no longer a teen. Welcome to the roaring 20s. I have definitely changed inside and outside. Every time someone tells me “wow, you have changed,” I say “thank you” because you are supposed to. If you don’t change, you are stuck in one place, one spot, one moment and you are not moving forward. You are supposed to grow, you are supposed to change, find new topics of interest, discover new sides of yourself and reevaluate your goals. I really have changed, I feel like I change every year, every month, every week and every day and I am proud of that. I embrace every experience that comes my way and let it influence me in a way that would help me understand myself and the world better.

Since my birthday is in January, I chose a semi-winter outfit (I mean California winter, obviously). I am wearing one of my favorite skirts and a winter-looking sweater from Asos along with red leather booties. The place we shot at is a french creperie in Clarmont Village, CA. If you live nearby, you should definitely check out Crepes de Paris.

P.S. I put “(Late)” because I created this post in January but here I am, posting it in March. I really need to get more organized and post at least once a week. This is my resolution (as I mentioned in my previous post, you can make resolutions during any month of the year).

xo, Polina

/эти фотографии были сделаны в день моего 19-летия, а несколько недель назад был уже мой 20-й день рождения. Я больше не подросток, добро пожаловать в “ревущие двадцатые.” Я явно изменилась и внутренне, и внешне. Каждый раз, когда кто-то говорит мне, что я изменилась, я говорю “спасибо,” потому что ты должен меняться. Если ты не меняешься, то ты застреваешь в одном моменте, ты стоишь на одном месте. Ты должен расти, изменяться, находить новые интересы, открывать свои новые стороны и оценивать свои цели. Я действительно изменилась, мне кажется, я меняюсь каждый год, каждый месяц, каждую неделю, каждый день и я горжусь этим. Я принимаю каждый опыт на моем пути, и позволяю ему повлиять на меня в той степени, чтобы я могла лучше понять саму себя и мир вокруг меня.

Так как мой день рождения в январе, я составила полу-зимний лук (по-калифорнийски зимний). На мне моя любимая джинсовая юбка от American Apparel и зимний свитер от Asos вместе с красными кожаными сапожками. Место, в котором мы снимали, напоминает мне маленькие уютные кафе на улицах Парижа.

xo, Polina

SoHo girl x Happy 2016

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COAT: ASOS | SWEATER: MICHAEL KORS | PANTS: MICHAEL KORS | NECKLACE: URBAN OUTFITTERS | SNEAKERS: ADIDAS ORIGINALS | BAG: SHOPPOSHE.COM

First of all, I’d like to apologize for not posting for such a long time, but, believe me when I say, I had my reasons. Every December is my me-time and my evaluation time. And no, I’m not one of those people who think that every year you have to start all over again and that December 31st is some kind of a point of no return, God, no. However, I think that it’s symbolical to evaluate all of your 12 months just to learn your lessons and step into a new year with a clean state of mind. I was evaluating my goals, my dreams and my actions.  I was evaluating my creative process, my aspirations and my wishes regarding my career. I was trying to understand what I really wanted and what was not as relevant as I thought it was. I was setting my priorities and my goals so that my eyes would only be on the prize.  Continue reading