Gray matter.

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Jeans: Abercrombie / T-shirt: American Apparel / Heels: Manolo Blahnik / Bag: Dolce & Gabbana via Gasmy

Sonya Esman here- breaking the stigma that travel equals mono-colour velour tracksuits. Not in my world.
After seeing shots of Miranda Kerr gracefully jumping out a jet in pointed toe heels, perfectly fitting skinny jeans and stunning sunnies- I kind of questioned my go-to travel outfits (which shamefully enough- included sweatpants). It’s not the 1950′s anymore, jeans in this day and age are so ridiculously comfortable that the struggle is finding reasons to change into pyjama pants at night, opposed to putting them on in the morning.
I’m stoked to be collaborating with Abercrombie on this post because their denim has always been one of my favourites. I love these dark wash skinny jeans to death because first of all, their price is ridiculously low for the quality. Secondly, they have what is called a “no slip waistband”, which is basically new age denim technology in the sense that it has memory stretch that lasts wash after wash. I’m so 2008, you’re so 2000 and late.
Photos by Anat Morderer.

Wait until the sun goes down.

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Grey oversized sweater: Atelier Kikala / White blouse: H&M Conscious Exclusive / Black straw hat: Worth & Worth / Denim shorts: Vintage Levi’s / Plaid shirts: Vintage / Red sandals: ZARA / Black bag: Dolce & Gabbana (via Gasmy)

I mean this post is definition: summer time, am I right?
Just a compilation of photos from my disposable camera from three weeks ago, shooting north of Toronto and spending time with friends around a bonfire. Couldn’t be happier about the way this summer is unfolding. So much in store that it’s kind of overwhelming. Thank goodness for my iPhone calendar because without it, eh, I’d probably go mad.

Blue velvet.

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Velvet swimsuit: Lisa Blue / Necklace: Jennifer Zuener / Sunglasses: Urban Outfitters
Photos by Anat Morderer.

I seriously miss the days that revolved around morning beach picnics and the smell of salt water. If you ever plan on traveling to Miami, I seriously recommend coming to the beach for sunrise because you’ll get the most beautiful sight you’ve ever see. Unfortunately it was hurricane season during our trip so as you can see, the consistent rain made the ocean far from crystal clear, but the warmth of the water made up for the lacklustre colours. It’s strange- Miami is by far one of my favourite cities in the USA, but it’s kind of random in the sense that I don’t see myself modelling there or doing any other kind of work. It’s a Romeo and Juliet kind of story.

If you’ve never heard of Lisa Blue- allow me to introduce you to the beautiful and ethical brand. 25% of net profits from the sale of their swimwear goes towards the protection of whales & dolphins, which I find is quite rare for fashion brands. I found this stunning midnight blue velvet bikini from their Sorceress collection and knew it was the one I had to bring with me to Miami, mainly because of  Lana Del Rey’s song “Blue velvet”. More importantly, how often do you come across a velvet bikini? I’ll always be a lover of unique fashion pieces that make you stand out from the crowd and also act as a conversation starter. Velvet is one of the most luxurious and beautiful fabrics, and the flattering cut of this bikini along with the bow accents just make it an all-around dream.