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Monochrome Spring

7 May

Right after I was done with final exams, I rushed back to my hometown for Easter. I was so impatient to catch up with family and friends and have some well-deserved fun! Yesterday I went out with my mom for a walk to enjoy the beautiful weather and have some ice cream!

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I adore Spring, for the beauty and joy it brings in our lives. I get the feeling that summer is getting closer and closer and I put aside all the warm clothes! For yesterday’s walk in town I picked a black-and-white outfit; not the most joyful colors, but my favorite ones. Moreover, I love colorblock combinations and would always go for the classy, elegant looks. What do you guys think about my outfit?

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Self-Grooming, University Student Edition.

28 Mar

Hey there!

It has been a relatively rainy and bitter first week of Spring for me! At least I am finally able to switch the winter jacket for a lighter coat! With all these weather swings, so typical of March, I could not help but wonder how to take care of my hair and skin with this wind, sun, and rain. Thing is, that no matter how nicely you are dressed, if your hair looks dull and messy, if your skin is blemished, and your nails are poorly groomed, all your efforts to go out with a nice modern outfit are meaningless!

These are the three most important parts you have to constantly take care of. Of course, when it comes to grooming, you should again try and find out what works best for your personality. There is an endless number of options that experimenting is a must!

“I changed three different colors before I decided to stick with red,” said Xhulia, an Albanian sophomore at AUBG. “I believe that red fits me best. It makes me feel more confident because it is a very distinct color that speaks for itself.”

Xhulia Rami

Xhulia Rami

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Fashion Aid | How to Dress for a Cocktail Party

20 Mar

I have always loved formal events because they are a rare occasion for me to dress up with clothes I would be feeling overdressed with otherwise. Speaking of, it is sometimes tricky and unclear how exactly to dress for formal or semi-formal events. The cocktail party I organized with my team from radio AURA for its 20th birthday inspired me for a new post devoted to dress codes, especially when it comes to cocktails!

Cocktails are usually classified as semi-formal evening or late afternoon events. They serve as a transition between two bigger events or as an event preceding a more formal one in order to reduce the number of quests, who arrive late. A cocktail is the perfect occasion for socializing with other invitees while enjoying soft alcoholic drinks like wine and cocktails, and eating appetizers. Oh, I love cocktails! However, since you are there mainly for communicating with new people it is important to know how to dress for it and make a memorable first impression! Remember that it is always better to be a bit overdressed than underdressed!

There are certain rules, for both men and women, which you can follow when choosing your outfit for a cocktail. I also talked with Dimira Teneva, who is part of the DJs team in radio AURA, and asked her for some advice. I hope you will find my post helpful!

Dimira with part of the radio crew.

Dimira with part of the radio crew.

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Live, love, AURA!

19 Mar

AURA is the radio of my university, and is one of the coolest clubs to be in. Since this year I am also a part of the team, and, to be honest, this is one of the best things that ever happened to me. It is simply amazing – we are a bunch of around 40 students, who have one thing in common – the love to music. Even the alumni still keep coming back and participate actively in the development of our radio! AURA earned a special place in my heart very quickly and made my life more colorful by bringing some wonderful people around me…

Last Friday we celebrated its 20th birthday with a huge party that attracted not only students, but locals too. It was a blast!

Here is a sneak-peak into our cocktail party, organized for AURA members and alumni, other clubs representatives, and faculty. Gosh, it was a night to remember! Everyone looked simply stunning!

For the party I wore a ZARA dress and Mango black velvet pumps with a ZARA pearl-covered clutch.

So this is me..

So this is me..

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In the Closet of… | An “It Girl”

20 Feb

Dear reader,

You must have noticed those girls on the street. They are pretty, very natural, without too much make up, and with those stunning outfits that immediately grab the attention. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the “It Girls“, or the girls everyone wants to be. For my current post, I wanted to find such a girl and take a look into her world, and, of course learn more about the do’s and don’ts of clothing nowadays.

Erilda Hoxha, Personal Archive

Erilda Hoxha, Personal Archive.

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