My Christmas Wish List

With every winter that comes, there are a few things that I still await with the same fervor year after year since I was a child: the first snowfall, decorating the Christmas tree together with my family and of course, unwrapping all the presents. As I grew up, I started appreciating the non-material gifts in … More My Christmas Wish List

Investing in Yourself: Self-Care (5)

One of the hottest words of this past year most definitely was “self-care” (yes, I know, it’s two words actually). Everywhere you looked, someone was sharing their self-care routine, talking about the importance of self-care or sharing their favorite self-care tips. But why is self-care such a hotly discussed topic and what makes it so important? … More Investing in Yourself: Self-Care (5)

Fashion Dictionary: A Romanian to English Guide (Tongue in Cheek)

Writing a style blog in English as a native Romanian speaker is certainly fun, but sometimes also challenging. Luckily my English is near native (so I’ve been told), so I can easily express myself in my second language- chances are if I don’t know a word in English, I probably don’t know it in Romanian … More Fashion Dictionary: A Romanian to English Guide (Tongue in Cheek)

Birthday Musings: 5 Lessons I Learned This Past Year

As I’m hitting Publish on this post, I’ve just finished polishing off a luscious piece of my birthday Lemon Meringue cake. “Let them eat cake!” Marie Antoinette (allegedly) proclaimed. Well, today I totally agree with her- because if you can’t have cake for breakfast on your birthday, then what even is the point of this … More Birthday Musings: 5 Lessons I Learned This Past Year

A Case for Old School Femininity in Today’s World

I think it’s fair to say that in today’s world, femininity is a bit of a forgotten concept. I notice a lot of people, men and women alike, associating femininity and grace with a passe demeanor from a bygone era, with weakness and female submission, or even with an anti-feminist outlook. Which is, to put it … More A Case for Old School Femininity in Today’s World

The Pursuit of Beauty

Maybe it’s the sudden arrival of fall, with its chilly days spent indoors, hugging a cup of coffee and just thinking about life, or maybe it’s the recent departure of summer, with its demand for toned, tan, “beach ready” bodies, but I found myself thinking a lot about female beauty in the past days. The … More The Pursuit of Beauty