Monthly Archives: January 2012

MY FIRST GIVEAWAY

Hello there,

I thought you might be upset that it is the end of the weekend so I decided to do a little giveaway to bring the spirits up. This giveaway celebrates my 100th post. It might seem like a small achievement to some but the experiences along the way are a great achievement and make it all worth it. Here is why I love blogging:

1) It gives me a way to spend more time with my hubby who takes my pictures while doing something different than watching TV

2) It has brought my style forward and out of the shell. It (my style) was really sheltered in an attempt to meet social acceptance

3) Taught me how to buy more with less

4) Led me to meet and communicate with some magnificent and engaging people

5) It is always a good topic to talk about with strangers when awkward silence is present

And of course there is a lot more and the support of my readers is the live juice of this blog. So here is one big:
           

THANK YOU!
Without further ado, here are the RULES of the giveaway:

1) Follow Teodora’s Lookbook through GFC. If you don’t have a GFC account, you can follow through Bloglovin. 
2) Leave a comment below mentioning your favorite item (they all go to the winner) and your email!
3) Open to current followers by leaving a comment
4) Open to US and international readers
The winner will be announced on February 14th. Good Luck!

Grey leopard print – Style #2

Leopard Shirt – Express
Sleeveless Cardigan – Ann Taylor Loft
Jeans – Guess
Leather Boots – Zara
Jewelry – Betsey Johnson, Banana Republic

PENCIL HEEL

Hello lovely ladies,

I am so happy that pencil stilettos have returned. I love clothes, shoes and accessories that flatter woman’s femininity and shape and I believe that pencil heels do that more than any other type of shoe. I am so happy that ALDO came with their version, called Westberry, in black and red suede. They are 5.25 inches high but without the platform they are about 4 inches. Although they are the most expensive pair of shoes I own, they are still affordable compared to Calvin Klein, Christian Louboutin, and Giuseppe Zanotti.  I can’t wait to share the rest of the outfit with you. Till next time, style it up

xoxo,

Teodora

Playing the blues (again)

Hello my dear ladies and one gent,

I hope you had a wonderful weekend. I spent it with my hubby, of course, and we spent some time picking out my first GIVEAWAY which will be celebrating the 100th post. It is going to be a fashionista feast so keep your laptops open:)

I spent a good time figuring out how to style this blue sheath dress because 1) I had no idea what goes with this color and 2) there were no great ideas online either. I tried to figure out what exact shade of blue it is and I believe it is called Cobalt blue. If you have a more fashionable name, please share. I don’t think it is a trend color for 2012 but I don’t really follow color trends. If the color makes me happy, I wear it. The only reason I follow color trends is to discover new colors as it seems they come up with new lovely colors every season.

So in terms of styling, I decided to use another bright color to balance out the overflow of blue. In addition, I thought the dress is too office-like, so I decided to add this hip jacket to make it more casual.
I am curious to know how you would pair this beautiful cobalt blue dress. Till next time, style it up.

xoxo,

Teodora


Cobalt Blue Sheath Dress – consignment
Jacket – Fab’rik
Faux leather shoes and belt – from a market in Bulgaria
 
 

Tall knee-high boots with knee-high socks – Style #2

Hello lovely ladies! I hope your week is going great so far.

The second pairing option I picked out for the knee-high boots and socks is with this winter white silk/angora sweater dress. It feels divinely soft.  I have had it for a couple of years and I think it will remain part of my staples wardrobe as something that would not go out of fashion. The Baltazar belt is one of my greatest consignment finds. His website is not great but if you google Baltazar belts, you can see images. His work with leather is amazing!

xoxo, Teodora

Dress – INC International Concepts
Cashmere/Silk Scarf – Saks Fifth Avenue
Boots – Enzo Angilioni
Studded Leather Belt – Baltazar
Coat – Laundry