happy friday

IMG_8276I still cannot believe it is Christmas next week! I was so busy with work that it feels only one month has passed since September… I am so happy to see my family, first I’ll stop close to Geneva to see my friends and then spend 3 days with my loved ones.

Here are 3 things making me happy:


I managed to go see the Christmas tree at the Duomo square, it is just huge! and I also took some pictures of Milan pre-Holiday…

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the most beautifully decorated tram and the dome of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele

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Someone tried to steal (and open) my Christmas presents…

The feel good video of the week!

Happy weekend!

xoxo

cool places : terrazza aperol in milan

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I passed in front of the terrazza Aperol a million times and always wondered how it would be to drink a cocktail on the terrace facing the Duomo… Last time my parents were in town we stopped by and were lucky enough to get a table (it was 6 PM otherwise a reservation is mandatory). I wasn’t disappointed, the cocktails (spritz aperol – my signature cocktail) was perfect and the view is just unbelievable…

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Christmas ideas

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I found yet another great inspiration on Decor8 that I wanted to share with you. Here are some great easy-to-do Christmas decor ideas that don’t need a lot of time to do but really put you in the Holiday spirit…

Socks advent calendar

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Tree cards

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Golden walnut placecard holders

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Pine tree cookies

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holiday party uniform

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I sort of like having a go-to outfit especially for Christmas and New Year’s Eve, here’s this year’s selection:

oneorange leather gloves, 45 euro / & Other Stories

twometallic sequin dress, 120 euro / Mango

threecashmere beanie, 25 euro / H&M

fourwool blend scarf, 35 euro / & Other Stories

five“electric orange” lipstick, 8$ / Maybelline

sixwool and faux fur coat, 139 euro / Zara

sevenPatricia Blanchet boots, collection from last year

eightcristal and beads necklace, 30 euro / Zara

 

 

10 Christmas gifts for 50 euro or less

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1. Crate & Barrel Fish Chandelier, 25.50 euro

2. Venice Cult Recipes Book, Amazon 22$

3. Anthropologie Measuring Spoons, 32 euro

4. Converse Chuck Taylor, 50$

5. Votive Make Up Brush Set, Sephora 38$

6. 36 hours guide USA & Canada, Taschen 30 euro

7. Mealtime Bowl and Cup Stacking Set, Wee Gallery 40$

8. Zara (man) Chevron Scarf, 40 euro

9. Bodum Classic Coffee Maker, 40 euro

10. Gold Ice Bucket, World Market 30$