The Life Juice + COS

THE bathing suit I need right now!

I first ran into COS in Paris and found it to be a minimalist heaven, perfect for maximalist me! I need to have have very linear pieces to go with fanciful accessories and a jewellery overload that I sometimes wear, and COS nearly always has the perfect piece, at a great price. Their swimwear collection doesn’t surprise, clean, flattering lines with no frills. Pun intended. This swimsuit is elegant, in a fabulous colour, skinny straps that minimize my Olympic shoulders, and you can twist and turn the straps to your hearts delight!   And then I found this asymmetrical one,…

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Mango + The Life Juice

Get Jeweled Up!

From Mango nonetheless, a new jewellery collection consisting of 10 minimalist pieces, 24 karat gold plated. These contemporary pieces are made with semi-precious stones such as malachite, amazonite and labradorite in very organic designs.   Have a fabulous weekend! Isabel xxx  

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3 Perfect Spring Looks.

First day of Spring season, and even though here in Lisbon it’s been great and sunny for a while, and feeling warm and beachy, I’ve been also prepping for allergy season! Yes, it hits me quite heavily so to speak, but this year I’m prepared. So for warm days and cold nights, these are my absolute favorites right now! Check your wardrobe for similar pieces and create your own look.   Class by Isabelcosta Weekend vibes by Isabelcosta DAY to NIGHT by Isabelcosta Get in a Spring thing, xxx Isabel

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The Best Black Fashion Friday Deals!

STIVALI STOCK SHOP With brands from Chloe, Valentino, Moncler, Bottega Veneta to Gianvito Rossi, Balenciaga and Nicholas Kirkwood, and many more, do have any reason not to head over there tomorrow? Top tip: invest in the best pieces you can afford, i.e. ONE great black blazer you will wear night and day for years and feel fantastic is an investment! NUDE FASHION STORE In a industrial chic warehouse, for the first time ever, Nude Fashion Store will hold an epic sale. J Brand, M Missoni, Red Valentino, By Malene Birger, Manoush, Bikini Society, Odd Molly, Moschino, Osklen, American Vintage, Philosophy,…

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Dr. Style 101

Do you find yourself attracted to sparkly stuff and then get scared of the commitment? Don’t, it might be the most long lasting relationship in your closet. Seriously, invest in a good piece and you’ll wear it for the longest time. Here are 3 suggestions to make it work for you! Start with a Star item – Silver sequined skirt Paul Ka @Stivali Add a daily dose of fun… Christmas Eve   Or a nightly shot…   Hope I’ve convinced you to try something new, Isabel xxx    

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Vintage shopping lisbon

My Winter Style Essentials

    This is also that time of the year that you start to try to figure out that a new season is on the cards, and hell, what are the trends!?  You don’t? Good for you, skip the text and go right to the end and claim your 200 bucks! Even though I try to stay away from what’s in and what’s hot, it just feels like all my fashion essentials are always in fashion! Please don’t think I’m full of myself, I’m just old enough to have ridden round the merry-go-round a couple of times and a lot…

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Fashion Clones.

Who is cloning who?   The above photograph is from Net-a-Porter, so it’s definitively a better image than the one above it, taken by me on a grey summer’s day in my garden. But except for some wear and tear on the first basket “pot”, they look almost the same. The one with striped cotton lining is from ZARA, I bought it last year for around more or less 29,99euros and wore it all last summer. The one below is from ULLA JOHNSON, this summer ’18 collection and costs 265euros. Surprised as to which came first? This year there are…

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