Tuesday, September 23, 2014

RITZ CARLTON KEY BISCAYNE


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For me, The Ritz Carlton in Key Biscayne is one of the closest things to home. 
I know it since before it was born (my apartment was in the building next to it) and so, ever since I can remember, it's been one of the places where I spent most of my summers and where I have an endless amount of memories. 
I even had my first underwater kiss in one of their pools where we would sneak in at night to jump of the waterfalls.
Every time I go back to Miami, it is still a must-stop, must-visit and though it is a bit run down, it never ceases to amaze me.

Monday, September 22, 2014

THE SUMMER LONG BLACK DRESS


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There's the classic and oh-so-typicall LBD and then there are long, endless cleavaged, not to mention, see through black dresses.
Of course, I did not notice the see through part until I was at a super market and every other person would look at me as if I were naked.
Thank goodness it was while in Miami, where it's excusable to walk around in very little clothing, or seeminglessly naked.



Friday, September 19, 2014

WE ARE HANDSOME


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REALLY, there's no need, no need whatsoever to ever take life seriously, but, the most important thing to never take seriously... is yourself. 
Being able to laugh at yourself, to accept your imperfections, your flaws, to know that, OK, as cliche as it may sound, you're not perfect, at least not the idea and definition of what perfect is to you or to any other individual - it sets you free, free of caring... and there are few things you should be caring about. What others think of you, shouldn't be one of them.
What others think of you, is
1. none of your business
2. not your fault
3. not up to you
To each, his owncada loco con su tema; you do you and I'll do me... 
and there's no better feeling than that of knowing that you are OK with being and doing and acting and feeling as you do when you do because you do.

Does any of this even make sense?

Thursday, September 18, 2014

ONE BAL HARBOUR


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While in Miami I had the chance of staying at some of the most beautiful places. 
By far, one of my most memorable and epic stays was at ONE BAL HARBOUR.
From the guys that work at the valet parking (which always had a smile on their faces and were willing to lend a hand) to an amazing cloud like bed, T.V. in the bathroom, a beautiful tub with incredible views of the ocean, some of the most delicious soaps and shampoo by the brand Molton Brown (which I fell in love with and ended up buying at the airport Duty Free); to an incredible welcome with a bottle of wine, brie cheese and crackers. 
Oh, they really had me at BRIE cheese. (Not for any particular reason other than the fact that I am the most obsessive person over cheese, and when it comes to brie...it's another level). 
One of the things I am extremely strict with when it comes to staying at hotels is feeling the closest possible to home, at least in the hygiene sense. 
I have left hotels before because I didn't feel it was impeccable enough but that was most definitely not an issue at ONE
Everything was right in place. I even got macaroons on my bed side table every night.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

DCODE FESTIVAL

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Este fin de semana pude ver, escuchar y disfrutar en vivo y en directo a algunos de mis grupos favoritos. Entre ellos Chvrches, Beck, Russian Red y Bombay Bicycle Club con canciones como Lies, Gun, The Mother we Share, Feel, Lighting Bulb, Carry Me, Cigarettes, Blitz y Loser entre las mejores.

Gracias a Pepsi por la mejor experiencia!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

MERCEDES BENZ FASHION WEEK MADRID

GRACIAS a KAIKU y a MERCEDES BENZ por la invitación y sobre todo por recogerme, llevarme y devolverme sana y salva a casa.

Aquí os dejo una gran selección de uno de los días mas divertidos de la Fashion Week Madrileña. Desde el Cibelespacio,  behind the scenes de photoshoots con Vogue, Telva, Elle, etc., las vistas desde el Front Row hasta el backstage.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

FREE PEOPLE: BOHO PANTS

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After a while, we come to terms with ourselves and figure out that everything we ever thought is just a minimal part of what may, could or will happen.
Day to day we evolve, we change though we stay the same, we grow, we grow older, wiser, sometimes more cynical, sometimes to our disadvantage. Some people go in retrospect, some people gain fear as they gain knowledge, others just learn to accept things, to dare, to risk.
When was the last time you took a risk?

A month ago, before heading to Miami, my friend Sequoia Ziff and I put together this editorial for Free People.


Thursday, August 21, 2014

ASOS: PROM MIDI SKIRT IN BONDED CREPE


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Have you ever had that feeling, that feeling of not knowing what to feel? When there are too many options, when your head is filled with ideas, when your dreams seem too big yet somehow reachable, when you're in a good place but have the need to risk, to feel more, to see what happens? Yet, you get scared and doubt?
I'm sure I'm not alone here, and what a wonderful feeling it is too feel so much, to be confused, to always want to want, want to feel, feel to want more, but how damn complicated it is to figure out what to do with all that jazz.
Life is like a game of chess, they say, you just have to figure out the right moves, keep on moving no matter what; think with your head, follow your instincts, and sometimes, just sometimes, hear what your heart has to say.
You see, if only I could share with you everything that goes on in my head, everything my heart wants and my head argues, or vice versa, I would, but I don't want to bore you with sentimental things, so let's focus on this differently shaped yet also neoprene-like oversized skirt and my new partners in crime, these never ending platform wedges. 
Oh, and these views... 

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

SPRINGFIELD: AN UNEXPECTED MIX


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Another of the outfits I put together for my collaboration with Springfield is this combination of black & white & some fun prints.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

SPRINGFIELD: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES IN A CUP OF COFFEE



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Last month, together with Zequoia Ziff, my California girl and a genius behind the camera, we went to one of both our favorite coffee places in Madrid, Toma cafe and shot another outfit I picked out for my collaboration with Springfield.
A mix of pandas and stars put together with a parka and my new pair of sneakers that I can't seem to stop wearing.

More on my collaboration with Springfield here.