[ Stella McCartney revisited ]

I’m still lusting after colour…and then some more colour. Lately I’ve been craving unusual combinations so when it was time to style my fuchsia Stella McCartney dress, I instinctively reached for more untraditional tones. A few years ago, I probably wouldn’t have even considered accessorizing this dress with such crazy-large, blue bangles but to me colour limitations are now just that – limitations.

When I was growing up in Moldova, we had very few choices when it came to clothes and fashion. Most people had so few clothes that I could remember them by their token garments. For example, there were some girls in my class who would literally wear the same skirt or dress everyday, so seeing that floral burgundy dress in motion from a distance meant that Mila was coming. This might sound crazy but it was just the norm. Anyway, despite obvious shortages in the clothing department, people had pretty strong opinions about how clothes should be paired and what colour combinations are no-nos. When I was a kid, this list seemed so extensive that the idea of combining colour became almost scary. But a few things were clear though: red/black, blue/white, pink/pink where considered untouchable so that’s mostly what you saw. How contrived is that?

Needless to say, there are no limits whatsoever when it comes to colour. If you think the tones work together, then pair them. Enjoy that postmodernist fruit – it’s sweet and juicy.

What I’m wearing:

  • Silk dress by “Stella McCartney”
  • 2 barbed wire, large bangle by “Luc Kieffer”
  • Mirror long necklace by “Marc by Marc Jacobs”
  • Satin heels by “Pierre Hardy”
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23 Replies to “[ Stella McCartney revisited ]”

  1. Wow i just came to your blog from Jessica's WhatIWhore. You look so much like Dianne Kruger, it's amazing similar she is to you. I've really liked your blog ! Congrats !

    1. I live in Toronto, Canada right now but I'm planning on moving at the end of the summer for grad school. Do you live in Romania right now? I've been there a few times when I was kid. I loved it there, especially the delicious food. I was just talking to my mom about how good the “plotsindi” were that they sold at the resort (not sure what they're called in Romanian but that's the word in Russian).

      1. Yes, I live in Pitesti, just 120 km away from Bucharest.I am npt sure what food do you refer too…i should google plotsindi and see…well, i didn't find anything.Anyway, what do you study and where do you plan to move to?I wish i'd live in Canada for a couple of months…i wish i'd live anywhere for a couple of months:)Oh, and back in Moldova, did you only speak Russian or also Romanian/Moldovian(?)…i know people in Moldova speak a let's say dialect of Romanian, they have a certain accent that's pretty hard to understan for most of Romanians…

        1. Lol, that 's so funny that you should say that about Moldavian because my mom and i always laugh about how much more limited and incomparable Moldavian is to Romanian. My mom doesn't like it when people say that Moldavian and Romanian are the same because she considers Romanian to be one of the most beautiful languages in the world and she says that Moldavian is just a “wanna be” Romanian but is not even close. Anyway, my parents spoke moldavian before but after we moved to Canada and had to focus on learning English, they sort of lost their fluidity in the language. I never spoke Moldavian myself. It wouldn't been nice but i moved to Canada when i was 12 so it just never really happen. I am planning on moving to the States in August for grad school. I can totally relate to your longing to leave for a bit and travel – i often get restless like that myself. How old are you now and where did you learn such good English?

  2. Hi. I'm from a little city in Transylvania, 350 km away Bucharest. It's in the “heart” of the country, populated almost by Hungarians. I'm glad, that I noticed that you're from Moldova:)
    How old were you, when you moved to Canada?

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