Vacation overview…

So I have just gotten back from 3 weeks in Italy, it was truly amazing. I got to experience an Italian wedding, walk my families village with my Nonno hearing about all his stories and also travel both to the south and north of the beautiful country. I climbed the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Duomo in Milan, sailed around the Island of Capri, drove the Amalfi Coast and even went to the Monza F1 Grand Prix.

I also completely over-packed even though, I promised I wouldn’t, and also didn’t wear half of what I did pack (silly me).The weather was perfect the whole time we were there. I window shopped all the big designer labels, Gucci, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and wondered why there were so many of these designer stores, they are everywhere……but all empty.  Who was shopping in them. I also wondered why is portrayed that all these beautiful Italian women are wearing high heeled Jimmy Choo, when in fact they are all wearing flats. I know I wouldn’t try to navigate those cobbled streets with high heels, I struggle just on flat concrete.

I did notice that most women wore capri / ankle length pant (tailored) with a silk shirt or blouse. They did look impeccable, and you could tell the quality of their clothing was very high. It was a very basic ensemble but looked very tailored and well put together. I did see a lot of the jeans, sneaker and blazer look as well, I look I love. There were also plenty of Adidas Stan Smiths rocking those cobbled streets too.

We would love to know about your favorite European looks. Stay tuned to read all about my favorite places and do’s and dont’s of travelling in Italy. In the meantime take a look at some of my pics. xx

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Sneaker Party

Not sure if you all saw my new purchase last week from the Iconic, I bought a pair of Adidas Stan Smiths (miss smiths too be exact). I absolutely love looking at the way these shoes are being worn around the world, everyone is wearing them especially a lot of girls in Europe. Over the past two years, this shoe has gone from sitting on the shelf collecting dust (Adidas even stopped making them for a little while) to the feet of many and being constantly sold out.

These shoes are as big, if not bigger than the Vans and Converse Chuck Taylors we have all become customised to. They are perfect for our #mumsstyle we have going on, as they look great with jeans and ponte pants, chunky knits & chambray shirts. Because they are white, they will go with most items and colour palettes too.

Check out the inspiration below, then go get yourself a pair. We love them!

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Adidas Stan Smiths – Iconic

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(All images are collected from Pinterest)