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Letters from Sevda: To New Beginnings

Exciting news: I moved to London to study a fashion business degree and I am beyond excited. The last three weeks have been a whirlwind of getting lost, running around like crazy and trying to take in as many impressions as possible.There is so much to explore and do that it can be a bit overwhelming at times but finally, I feel like I have settled in or rather gotten used to the fast pace. Getting out of your comfort…

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DIY: The Get Down Inspired Denim Jacket

Can I just say that I might have found a new favourite show to binge watch. I am talking about ‘The Get Down’, a Netflix Original that offers me some seriously amazing 70’s fashion moments. ‘The Get Down’ focuses on a group of teenagers that live in New York in the late 1970’s. Being surrounded by poverty and violence in the Bronx they are creating their own creative outlet and experience the early beginnings of the Hip Hop genre. The show offers…

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Ephesus Travel Diary

The last two months have been crazy because I feel like I have been all over the place. After spending three weeks in Peru and travelling through Germany, I just returned from a family vacation where we travelled between Paris, Istanbul, Giresun and Izmir. We spend a total of nine days in Izmir and took the chance to not only relax at the beach and soak up some sunrays but to visit the close-by ancient Greek city Ephesus for a day…

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DIY: Woven Basket Satchel

I’m in love with basket bags. This spring they have been emerging as a must have statement piece. They add a particular lightness and interesting detail to a look that screams spring or summer. Check out the following post from WhoWhatWear if you are still not convinced. I couldn’t get my hands on one so I decided to go for it and make my own. It wasn’t my easiest DIY project but it was definitely fun to try out something new.…

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DIY: Customised Denim Jacket

With spring and Easter around the corner I always feel the urge to wear my favourite spring dresses with a denim jacket. However, since mine showed some usage marks and was a bit plain to begin with, I decided to customise my jacket and add some interesting details. That’s how I got the idea of distressing the fabric to add a vintage vibe and putting some interesting pins and iron on patches on to different parts of it. The result is…

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6 Essential Reads For Anyone Interested In Fashion

Fashion Reading List

Contemporary fashion reflects society at its current state. That is why I compiled a reading list with six essential reads that help understand its complexity, give important insights and present the reader a unique viewpoint of the fashion industry. These books and articles are for anyone who wants to work in fashion or is interested in gaining a deeper understanding of it as a whole.   “The End of Fashion: How Marketing Changed the Clothing Business Forever” Written by Wall Street Journal’s fashion reporter Teri…

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DIY: Lace Up Flats

This season’s it piece is clearly the lace up flat. If you haven’t gotten your hands on a pair of gorgeous lace up flats don’t fret. I’ve got a little DIY to show you how to make your own pair and it is really easy. You only need a few very simple materials and a pair of flats to create these. Read on to find out how to make them. What you’ll need: a punchtool 2 leather strings or shoe…

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