Fashion


Sequin dress for the holidays

I love a sequin dress, specially when the Holidays are here and a sequin dress can be a must-have for this season! Christmas and New Year’s Eve are just around the corner and to celebrate the holidays’ season in style, nothing better than a stunning sequin dress, right?

So thinking about all the parties for this season, one of the dresses I’ve picked is this stunning champagne and rose gold sequin dress, it’s a short dress and I’m loving it:

Sequin dress by Goddiva

Dress: Goddiva | Jewellery: Les Georgettes by Altesse

 

This dress is in champagne and it has sequins in rose gold, if you’ve been following me here or on Instagram (if not, just click @manuluize and follow me ;) ), you already know I’m loving everything rose gold, so I just fell in love when I saw this gorgeous dress. And that is perfect for the parties!

Being a short dress, I find it so versatile that you can wear to many different kind of parties where you need a beautiful short dress and with one like this, you’re ready to shine.

Sequin dress - Manu Luize

 

Sequin dress - Manu Luize

This dress is from a limited collection designed by Stephanie Pratt for Goddiva, the celebrity got famous for The Hills on the American television and she has been collaborating with the brand and I’m really enjoying this collection that is full of sequin dresses and jumpsuits, aka, perfect for this season!

 

While I stopped to photograph my outfit, this cute dog at a friend’s house wanted to pose for the photos with me, isn’t she lovely?

Sequin dress holidays

 

And here are some details of my look, accessories also in rose gold to match my sequin dress and a party makeup with a red lipstick (that I love):

Party makeup with red lipstick

Dress: Goddiva | Ring and Bracelet: Les Georgettes by Altesse

 

I love brown eyeshadows for everything! For my daily makeup or in stronger shades for a party makeup, like I did in this look with a red lipstick (that I love for a glam-party look).

Sequin dress + party makeup and I’m ready for the Holidays! 😍


French Fashion & Style: All you need to know*

Admired every where, the French fashion and the french style is known in the whole world as a classy and elegant style, that like the french say, it has that “je ne sais quoi“, something we can’t really describe what it is. An it is so effortless chic.

French fashion & French style tips

Well, that was in the past, with this Guide of the French Fashion & French Style you’re going to know all about it! The french style clothing, the french style for decor, all the tips and secrets of the French fashion will be revealed for you in partnership with Paris.shopping, a website full of the French style in any way: french fashion, beauty, decor and gourmet all in that amazing elegant and effortless style that only the French know how to do it. And now you you can get inspired, know the secrets and choose your favorite pieces to call yours.

The French style is a way of living, so we have to go a bit further than just talking about the french fashion, the French style includes the beauty, the way the french woman dress, the french hairstyle, the french design, the food and even the french interiors.

French fashion & French style tips

French fashion dressing

Skirt, Sundaylife: 145€

 

• The French Fashion & Style: All about french fashion, style and effortless chic

There is no other nationality known as so effortless chic like the french and for sure we can get some style tips from the french woman to when we want to achieve this kind of look. That look when you’re elegant but it seems like you’ve just got the first things in your closet, matched them together and you looked perfect!

Striped T-shirts, beret hat, red lipstick and the no-makeup makeup look are some of the most famous style “items” from the french fashion and beauty style, but the french style goes further. So be ready to take notes and rock the french style whenever you want it.

Ines de la Fressange - French style

• French Fashion:

Known so well for its style, the french fashion is known as a classy, elegant and effortless fashion that also is all about quality and not quantity (something I really like and believe in). It’s always worth investing in those timeless pieces that a french woman loves, a piece that you will be able to wear and enjoy a lot.

French style fashion

Shirt: Paris.Shopping

 

Like Coco Chanel said: “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous” and we can think of the French style like this, it’s classy and it’s fabulous, even when you’re in a more casual and dress down kind of look. You can be fabulous from morning to night.

Chanel quote: classy and fabulous

 

No wonder why the Paris Fashion Week is one of the most important fashion weeks around the world, it just show how strong is the french fashion, even after so many years, and how important and loved is the french style.

French fashion dress

Shirtdress: Paris.Shopping

 

With so many new brands and designers every year, the french fashion has its classics, but it also has a fresh and modern take on it, created by new designers you should keep an eye on. And something really cool is that you can find many of them available at the Paris.Shopping e-commerce, with lots of the coolest parisian boutiques that can deliver your shopping straight to your house.

Bomber jacket: french fashion

Bomber jacket, Alexandro, 170€.

 

French fashion: items from Paris

  1. The Parisian Bag, 250€.
  2. Shirt dress, Bleu Tango, 200€.
  3. Reversible jacket, Bleu Tango, 200€.

 

• TOP 5 French Fashion Items:

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Maryling Fall 2018.19 #MFW

Elegance, tailoring and sophistication were all on the Maryling runway for Fall / Winter 2018.19 collection, as well as a highlight for monochromatic looks, especially in red and for the elegant plaid patterns.

Maryling Fall 2018 MFW

I went to check out the Maryling fashion show during the Milan Fashion Week here in Milan and here are the main looks and trends chosen by Maryling for the next winter.

 

• Maryling Fall/Winter 2018.19 at MFW:

Matching the same pattern it’s still a hot trend and it’s also represented by this plaid print for Maryling 2019’2 Fall/Winter season, with the elegance made in Italy.

Maryling Fall 2018.19 MFW

Maryling | photo: Lofficiel Italia

The college inspiration gains a much more sophisticated look, with a plaid print and 3/4 stockings, in a very adult and elegant look.

 

Dresses in fine fabrics create a movement and sensuality for the brand’s winter:

Vestidos Maryling fall 2018.19 MFW

Maryling | photos: Lofficiel Italia

 

A beautiful print to make this winter happier:

Maryling Inverno 2019 dress

Maryling | photo: Lofficiel Italia

 

Two of my favorite outfits from the Maryling fashion show from the winter 2019 collection, one in red with a beautiful plaid print and one in ton sur ton red outfit. Lately I’m so into the red vibe, and it’s a color that was super present on the Fall/ Winter 2018.19 runways here during the Milan Fashion Week.

Red outfit Maryling Fall 2019

Maryling | photo: Lofficiel Italia

 

The dark and sober tones that can not be missed during the Italian winter, always with overlays, even on the monochromatic outfits:

Maryling FW 2018.19 MFW

Maryling | photo: Lofficiel Italia

 

To finish this blog post, another outfit I loved from this collection is this one with this stunning camel coat:

Maryling FW 2018.19

photo: Lofficiel Italia

 

Check out a video from the Maryling’s collection for the Fall/Winter 2018.19 show on the Milan Fashion Week:


Chiara Ferragni Collection: Spring 2018 #MFW

The new Chiara Ferragni Collection Spring/Summer 2018 collection was one of the collections that I checked during the Milan Fashion Week (S/S 2018), as it’s just as we expected: full of joy, glitter and cool pieces!

Chiara Ferragni Collection - Spring 2018 MFW

photos: @SLS.Assessoria

 

• Chiara Ferragni S/S 2018 – MFW:

The new collection of Chiara Ferragni Collection for Spring / Summer 2018 was called Chiara’s Suite and it brings accessories and some casual clothes with glitter, a lot of shine that is already a trademark of the brand, and details with palm trees that bring that summer and vacation feeling to this collection.

Chiara Ferragni Collection - MFW Manu Luize

 

Sweatshirts and bomber jackets are part of the new collection of the Chiara Ferragni Collection together with casual accessories like the many different sneakers on the new collection:

Chiara Ferragni Collection Spring 2018

 

Here in a photo with Valentina Ferragni at the presentation of the Chiara Ferragni Collection Spring / Summer 2018 collection during the last Milan Fashion Week:

Valentina Ferragni - MFW S/S 2018

 

On the more feminine styles for shoes: models of mules, boots and slippers that bring the logo of the brand stamped and shining. But it’s not only on the shoes but also on some pieces of clothing and on some backpacks:

Chiara Ferragni Collection - SS 2018

Chiara Ferragni Collection - SS 2018

photos: @SLS.Assessoria

 

Chiara Ferragni Collection SS 2018

 

The new Spring/Summer collection brings a great variety of models without heels and on a more casual line than we had seen on the the previous season (check here the Chiara Ferragni Collection Fall 2017.18 presentation):

Sneaker Chiara Ferragni Collection

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Glitter Shoes Chiara Ferragni Collection

 

Chiara Ferragni Collection 2018

Chiara Ferragni Collection sneakers

Chiara Ferragni Collection - Spring 2018

 

 

Chiara Suites - MFW

 

Sweatshirts, trousers and pieces that make a more sportive and even a minimal line are part of this new collection:

Ferragni Collection

fotos: @SLS.Assessoria

 

Where to find the new collection of the Chiara Ferragni Collection? Find it all here:


The coolest watch ever (Amuda Watch Review)

Do you know that super cool and different kind of item? I’ve got a watch that changes color according to the time and I’m loving it! It’s an Amuda Watch, check out my review on the coolest watch I’ve ever got and understand how it changes its colors.

So how does this watch change color?

Amuda Watch Review - Manu Luize

It even looks like a normal and super cute watch with a colorful background, but in fact it’s even cooler, because as the minutes and hours go by, the clock background changes color.

Look how it was in some different times:

Amuda Watch Review

By the way, this photo I took at the top of San Marino, a micro European state that is in the middle of Italy and it is a super charming place, so this was one of the sights of the city.

And another picture of Amuda Watch’s watch in San Marino at another time, showing some new colors in the background:

Amuda Watch Review

Besides being a beautiful minimalist and stylish watch, it is the most fun watch I’d ever had and I LOVED it because it changes color and every time it’s a little different. I can not resist to cool and fun accessories.

Every time I wear it, someone wants to know more about it and loves to see the new background colors from time to time.

But besides being cool accessory, something that I think is even cooler is that from every watch sold, U$ 2 will be donated to the Happy Hippie Foundation, which is an NGO founded by singer Miley Cyrus and whose mission is to fight injustices against homeless young, young people from the LGBTQ community and other vulnerable populations.

And the watch costs U$ 15, with free shipping worldwide, and it’s available like mine with the caramel bracelet or black bracelet, you can buy it here:

Amuda Watch, U$ 15.

 

I love to match this watch with more dress up looks or even more basic outfits, because it is very versatile and it goes well with both kind of outfits.

Amuda Watch Review

photo: Fenton Savastano (photoarkive)

 

* I received this watch from the brand, however, the reviews written here are my actual opinions on my use of the product.


Atsushi Nakashima Spring 2018 (MFW)

For the Spring 2018, the collection of Atsushi Nakashima presented at this last Milan Fashion Week brought us a deconstruction of classic pieces with customizations of zipers that make them super modern and very contemporary pieces.

Atsuhi Nakashima - Verão 2018 MFW

image courtesy of Atsushi Nakashima

 

• Atsushi Nakashima: Spring 2018 MFW

Atsushi Nakashima - Spring 2018

My Spring 2018 season at Milan Fashion Week started with the Atsushi Nakashima fashion show here in Milan, bringing an air of modernity to fashion.

One of the classics of fashion, the trench coat got deconstructed and it gains up to three fabrics and colors in the above look.

Different fabrics and colors in one piece bring asymmetry back to fashion, playing with deconstructed fashion and customizing colors and accessories in a modern way is totally in for the Atsushi Nakashima Spring 2018 collection.

ATSUHI NAKASHIMA - MFW 2018

Denim garments are paired with tailored pieces and even the sweatshirt gets an air as a more fashionable and stylish look.

 

And speaking of denim, it also became the fabric  for dresses like this stylish one for the next summer.

Atsushi Nakashima - MFW 2018

 

Blue, which turned out to be a trendy color already for this Fall/Winter season, especially when  in combination with black, it’s probably going to continue here for the next summer:

Looks Azul Atsushi Nakashima - MFW 2018

 

The play between more sportive pieces and the more sophisticated air creates an elegant collection for the brand’s next summer. Like in this look that makes this sportive combination almost looks like a piece of tailoring.

Looks Azul Atsushi Nakashima - MFW 2018

ATSUHI NAKASHIMA Yellow outfit

Photos courtesy of Atsushi Nakashima


5th Arab Fashion Week: Nov. 2017

The 5th Arab Fashion Week will arrive with some great news such as a new location, an innovative runway and the first Ready Couture boutique of the world. Before the Milan Fashion Week start, I’ve been to the Arab Fashion Council press conference to know more about the new edition of the fashion week that takes place in Dubai.

So get ready for more luxury and Ready Couture Fashion this november.

Arab Fashion Week

images: arabfashionweek.org

 

• 5th Arab Fashion Week

5th Arab Fashion Week

imagem: Abdo Aoudi Resort 2018 collection

The new edition of the Arab Fashion Week starts a partnership with Meraas, a holding company based in Dubai, which will put the Arab Fashion Week on the main Dubai destinations.

The 5th Arab Fashion Week will take place at the famous City Walk of Dubai, a place for shopping, entertainment, wellness and lifestyle with about 300 brands from luxury to high-street.

The new edition hopes to host 15.000 visitors among fashion professionals, VIPs and celebrities coming from all over the world. More than 25 international designers will show their collections at the only fashion week dedicated to the pre-collections (resort and pre-fall) and to the Ready Couture.

 

City Walk Dubai

According to His Excellency Cavaliere and Honorary president of the Camera della Moda Mario Boselli, the new location of this edition and the partnership with Meeras will definitely take the Arab Fashion Week to a new level in quality and to help achieving the Arab Fashion Council propose of develop the creative economy on the 22 Arab countries.

 

The 5th Arab Fashion Week is scheduled to happen front the 15-19th November in Dubai.


Chiara Ferragni Fall 2017 – MFW

A lot of shine and glitter in cute combinations while others are more sportive, blogger Chiara Ferragni’s style translates into her collection for her brand in this Fall 2017, which brings shoes, accessories and a few pieces of clothing.

Chiara Ferragni - Inverno 2017

photos: David Bruce

The new collection of the brand brings the cool style of Italian blogger to this collection, the accessories have a cool style and she played a lot with glitter and shiny pieces!

The presentation of the collection took place in a pop-up store here in Milan with the brand’s new collection and a candy store just in front of it.

Manu Luize - Chiara Ferragni MFW

The photographer David Bruce accompanied me at the presentation here in Milan and he was a bit of a paparazzi to photograph my look at the entrance of this presentation.

 

Chiara Ferragni stopped at the presentation of her brand to tell a little about her new collection and her inspirations and to give some interviews:

Chiara Ferragni e Manu Luize

 

• Chiara Ferragni – Fall 2017.18:

Sapatilhas com glitter Chiara Ferragni

 

The shoes of the brand bring a lot of shine and glitter in slippers, pointy shoes and boots, either as a pair of shoes covered in glitter or in other pairs with just some jewelry details like the court shoes pair that was at the begging of this blog post.

Chiara- Ferragini - Fall 17 MFW

 

Bota com glitter - Chiara Ferragni Inverno 2017

 

For the presentation of her new Fall 2017 collection, Chiara Ferragni was wearing a pair of jeans and an embroidered knit, which was completed by a fur and, of course, a pair of shoes from her new collection.

Chiara Ferragni na MFW Fall 2017

 

Chiara Ferragni na MFW Fall 2017

 

Chiara Ferragni na MFW Fall 2017

 

Girl power - Chiara Ferragni

 

The brand of Chiara Ferragni had started with accessories and now it also includes some items of clothing that were presented during the last Milan Fashion Week, such as jackets, pants and tops:

Jaqueta rosa - Inverno Chiara Ferragni

 

MFW - Chiara Ferragni presentation

 

MFW - Chiara Ferragni

 

Jaqueta rosa - Chiara Ferragni Fall 2017

 

Look who I met there, the brazilian fashion journalist Lilian Pacce who was also checking out the Chiara Ferragni Fall 2017 Collection:

Lilian Pacce e Manu Luize MFW

 

More glitter on the slippers with the famous eye and mouth designs that are already registered trademarks of Chiara Ferragni:

Sapatos Chiara Ferragni Fall 2017

 

Slipper em glitter Chiara Ferragni

 

Sapato de Salto alto Chiara Ferragni

 

Chiara Ferragni Fall 2017

 

Fashion editor Anna Dello Russo also stopped by to check out the new Chiara Ferragni collection:

Anna dello Russo e Chiara Ferragni

 

Chiara Ferragni presentation 2017

photos: David Bruce

You can find her collections online on Farfetch:


MFW: Hanita – Fall 2017/18 collection

Another collection I checked at Milan Fashion Week was from the italian brand Hanita, which has created a a Fall/Winter collection punctuated by black, red and pink millennial as the main colors of this season. A brand that seeks to keep alive the made in Italy, creating a 100% Italian product.

Hanita - Fall 2017 / 18

A young and modern winter was created for this new season of Hanita, the Italian brand was created in 2008 and they always care about having great quality materials and the final garments.

With a presentation at the Grand Hotel et Milan in the Fashion Quadrangle here in Milan, Hanita showed pieces for day and night in this edition of MFW.

Attention to the detail that the fur used in this collection is ecological fur, (as in the leopard coat that opened this post) which is not very common to see at the Milan Fashion Week collections.

 

MFW - Hanita Fall 2017

This leather jacket was one of Hanita’s Fall 2017 highlights at MFW.

 

Hanita - Fall 2017 18

Velvet also showed that the fabric that was in fashion since the previous winter, continues to be trendy another season.

Light tones like millennial pink make this collection elegant and super modern:

Millennial pink no Inverno

 

One of my favorite pieces of the collection, this beautiful pink skirt:

Hanita - Fall 2017 MFW

photos: Manu Luize


Fiorinda Bride by Carlo Pignatelli 2018 – MFW

Another collection that I checked during the Milan Fashion Week was the Fiorinda Bride collection from Le Spose di Carlo Pignatelli wedding dresses brand that presented its 2018 collection, with elegant, embroidered and delicate dresses to fulfill the dream of the most romantic brides.

Wedding dress by Carlo Pignatelli

 

• Le Spose di Carlo Pignatelli – 2018 Collection

Romantic Wedding dress

With a collection of beautiful and very elegant wedding dresses, most designs focus on embroidery and lace on the bodice of the dress, although it also brings entire models in lace.

Carlo Pignatelli’s collection is very delicate and feminine, ideal for brides who look for more romantic and delicate wedding dresses.

Carlo Pignatelli became known worldwide for his men’s fashion for weddings and formal parties, currently he also creates a fashionable female and bridal party collection (with the Fiorinda collection and another couture collection for brides), as well as accessories.

A curiosity about the Italian designer: in 1995, he created the uniform of the Juventus football team, showing its versatility in fashion from sports fashion to couture for brides.

 

Romantic Wedding dresses MFW 2018

The designer’s delicate wedding dresses feature bandeau designs to dresses thin straps and even long sleeve dress designs for the various bridal and wedding styles.

 

Bandeau design Wedding dress

Long sleeve wedding dress

 

For the brides that are looking for short wedding dresses, they are also available in the collection, for those who chose a more informal wedding or for who just needs a short white dress for simple notary wedding.

Spose di Carlo Pignatelli

 

Wedding dress at MFW

 

 

Carlo Pignatelli Bridal Collection MFW

photos: Manu Luize



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