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Stroll around Milan Men Fashion Week

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Coming back to on trackĀ meant some serious stroll around Milan Men Fashion Week this weekend. Holidays are long over and it is time to do some work. I am actually happy for that as I missed doing some regular things, doing photoshoots, research and travel. It was the perfect moment to start everything with Milan Men Fashion Week.

Even though I didn’t officially plan to do some serious work for this occasion, it would have been a shame not going to some events when I had the chance. Milan is the city full of events and happenings, especially in this period during January and February. February will be more hectic for me given that I will be attending all 4 fashion weeks this season, so in less than a month I will be in lovely New York. I am really excited for that, especially because the city will have the whole new perspective this time as I will be working full time for 5 days.

About the look: even though it is winter, I really cannot get rid of mini skirts and over the knee boots. They are my favourite this season so whenever I have the opportunity I wear them. Also, as 20 outfits more or less are waiting for me to be planned in February, I am keeping it quite simple at the moment. šŸ™‚

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I was wearing:

Zara sweater (similar here)

Zara skirt

Asos boots

Christian Louboutin bag

Dior sunglasses

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2016 Review

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We are already a couple of days in 2017 and I still haven’t prepared for you a decent 2016 review. I know all the bloggers are doing the same thing and spamming you with the same old story, but it’s a nice think to recap everything in one article and sum up all that happened to us. I think, bloggers or not, we should all do it: make a certain summary of the previous year. What we have expected, what we have succeeded to do, what we’ve tried but did’t go as planned, what surprised us and what made us stronger. In that way it will be easier to set up the new goalsĀ and remember the old ones as a certain benchmark.

First and foremost, the most important thing that happened to me in 2016 is that officially I am no longer a student. After years of hard work, long night studies, passed and failed exams, many new international friends and hangout dinners, the end has arrived to this life path. I have mentioned to you so many times, but the period at Bocconi was actually the best one of my life and the one I am the most proud of! Bocconi has offered me so many things, opened to me so many doors, prepared me to face the professional path and taught me that success depends solely on ourselves. If you ate thinking of maybe going to this university but have someĀ doubts, it is highly recommended to any of you that are interested in business, finance and economics.

The graduation was an important step for me as it finally gave me the freedom to decide which way to go. After a long period of thinking, I have decided to give a chance to my dream and be my own boss, meaning to become a full time blogger. I am very passionate about my own time, how to organise it, and I like having the freedom of movement. For now, it is working quite fine even though I face many difficulties day by day. This doesn’t mean it was a bad decision, it just means that everything is going as it should. Every start is hard, and when it is not, well something is wrong for sure.

This decision led to many other changes. The one that is very important is the very new website that is available to you from October. I was working on it for some time and inserted some new categories that might be interesting for many of you. Besides the fashion style section, you can now find articles about beauty, travel, lifestyle, and inspiration. The latest category showed to be the most interesting one for many of you so I will make sure to write more in this section.

Becoming a full time blogger isn’t just about taking pictures. Actually, it is pretty much quite the opposite. Yes, doing some serious photoshoots of high quality is a very important part of this job, but what’s behind it counts much more, and that is the part that you guys don’t see much. Networking, contact with people, creation of good and interesting content, gaining of new skills are just some of the parts that I always have too keep pace with. Since I have put an accent on all those things, many new doors were opened to me. In 2016 I started working with many new brands: Asos, Woolwich, Parajumpers, Atos Lombardini, Burberry Beauty, Rituals Cosmetics, Furla, Storets, but the one I am the most proud of is the work with Christian Louboutin. It is actually the biggest dream come true that makes all the effort worth the sacrifice!

Having said that this job is not just about taking the pictures, it is also a lot about travel. I have always been a person on the move and that I have learnt from my parents. Since I was small, they were always taking me and my brother everywhere around Europe, to show us that being open is a great virtue and that opens many doors. I am just continuing that now, and in 2016 I have travelled a lot, especially to new places I have never been: Lisbon, Porto, Madrid, Copenhagen, Munich, Sorrento, and most importantly, New York. It was the city I have always dreamed about visiting and it was finally possible during the summer holidays.

September was the first month I attended three fashion weeks (London, Milan and Paris) and I was really happy about this experience. It was very hectic and not easy, but it was definitely worth it: I have met so many new interesting people from the industry, I have learnt so many new things that were new small steps into making this job reality. In a month I am planning to do all 4 fashion weeks, so make sure you follow me along! šŸ™‚

For me it is important to mention also that all this would not be possible without the support of my family, my mum and dad who have always believed in me and told me that hard work always pays off, without my brother who is there to tease me every once in a while but at the end go the day he is there for me no matter what, and without my dear friends who help me get through the day when everything seems to be falling apart!

Happy New Year! <3

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Day in Rome

A day away is always a good idea, especially when your destination is Rome. Paris, London, New York are all so magical cities, but for Rome I can really say that it is the eternal city. Every time I go back there I get that same feeling of admiration that only this city can provoke in you. Don’t get me wrong, this is all very subjective and everybody’s opinion is different, but I am sure that it is no coincidence when they day: “All the roads lead to Rome.”

Taking a train at 6am is never a problem when you know you have a great day ahead of you! Sunrise at Piazza di Spagna, breakfast at Laduree, gelato near Pantheon, lunch at piazza Navona, and crazy boomerang Instastories at Fontana Di Trevi are just some of the things that made this day special. Having a girl time and small talks is just something that you need in order to get totally relaxed.

About the look: I found this camel coat in my wardrobe and haven’t worn it since last winter. I even forgot how comfy and warm it was, so it was my main choice for this look. I knew I would be around all day, so I needed something large and warm. This time accessorising went great with the Louboutin bag and a very

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