Straw basket bags you need in summer!

Straw basket bags you need in summer!

About Jey Straw Basket bagStraw basket bags are the must-haves for fashion conscious people and everybody who loves something cute to carry around. Not only is the straw bag a fashion statement, it is the perfect item for festivals and open-air concerts because it is lightweight & practical. Also, the one I have can be used as a Picknick bag or a beach bag. By the way, this isn’t a new trend, it’s been popular since summer ’17.

As you can see, the summer bag is available in different materials like straw, bamboo and much more. Furthermore, it comes in different shapes like the famous round/circle rattan bag, the Jane Birkin basket bag or a simply woven beach tote.

How to style straw bags

  • Pair it with a white top and white jeans and brown sandals
  • Flowy Summer dresses 
  • Looks especially dreamy with a midi to a maxi wrap dress
  • Pair it with a dark jumpsuit in the color blue or black
  • Lastly, you can give your basket bag a personal touch if you tie a little scarf on it
Topshop Shelly Straw Basket Bag
Here is a close up of Topshop’s straw bag.

About Jey Straw Basket bag About Jey Straw Basket bag

Now let’s move on to my look. My straw basket bag is from Topshop and retails for almost 40€. It is inspired by the Jane Birkin bag that I have already mentioned.

A few days ago, I wore white jeans that I fold up to my ankles. In addition, I paired my satin top with the matching orange sunglasses which shouts ‘summer’ – are you feeling this look?

Finally, I completed my outfit with a gold necklace and my comfy Reebok shoes.

 

SHOP STRAW BASKET BAGS:

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1. row/ from left to right: Topshop | H&M | Shoptique
2. row / from left to right: Topshop | Mango | Urban Outfitters

Thanks for reading & feel free to read my last blog post here.

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What I’ve been wearing..

What I’ve been wearing..

In Germany the sun is occasionally shining – yay! That is why I wanted to show you three of my fave outfits that I’ve been wearing since the end of March/ beginning of April.

It’s a mix of different materials and fabrics like my thin coat, jacket and faux fur west that I threw on. In addition, I cooperated different styles like pinstriped pants, a skirt and denim jeans. The colors were dark blue and black. Also, my tops were in brighter and dark colors as well.

All my shoes are black and simple except my loafers which have pearl applications.

I hope you like the looks and please leave your fave as a comment!

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Look 2About Jey in dark outfit About Jey in dark outfit

Look 3About Jey wearing Faux Fur West About Jey wearing Faux Fur West

Look 1: Grey coat/ bucket bag / necklace / white blouse / ankle boots

Look 2: Pinstriped pants/ combat boots / sunglasses / brown bag

Look 3: Cardigan / faux fur west / 7/8 jeans / pearl loafers

*I linked to similar products because some items are sold out! 🙂

My Fine Jewelry Collection

My Fine Jewelry Collection

Hey peeps!

Ever since my fiance proposed to me and gifted me with my beautiful engagement ring. I started my own little fine jewelry collection which I want to share with you with a brief jewelry wishlist. By the way, my collection might not be the largest but I always reach out to the things here:

Rings

CINCO Giulia Ring My fine jewelry collectionFor your information,  I don’t wear all the rings at once because I like to keep it minimalistic as possible. The first ring is a simple band ring in 375 solid gold. The second is from CINCO and my most favorite due to its masculine shape. It is clearly a statement ring that boosts your outfit. Furthermore, it has a 24 karat gold plating on silver. Finally, the third one is a thin signet ring by ASOS. As you can see, I like most of my rings in gold. But I am currently looking for a very thin, white gold ring to mix it a little up.

Watch

Casio WatchI’m sure you’ve seen this Casio on my wrists so many times. Because it is the best-looking retro watch for me. I don’t need to say anything more.

Minimalist watch gold brownThe brown leather watch is the latest in my watch collection. It is from a collaboration with Saint London. If you order a watch with my code ‘ABOUTJEY‘ you’ll save 20% – so, go and check them out!

Necklaces

White Gold Heart NecklaceThese two heart necklaces are the newest in my fine jewelry collection. This dainty necklace is from the brand brother and sisters. In addition, it is made of 18 karats white gold plating and with my code ‘About.jey30‘ you can save 30% on your order.

Gold Open Heart NecklaceI’ve been eyeing this open heart pendant necklace for a while and finally bought it. Mine is collar length and is made of 375 gold. The necklace is very thin but it doesn’t bother me. Lastly, you can find a similar piece at Tiffany and co with a higher price tag.

CINCO DYLAN NECKLACEThe last necklace I’ve been wearing non-stop is the Dylan necklace by Cinco. The necklace has a square pendant. Apart from that, there’s a rose on it that gives it a further vintage touch.

What I am planning to buy ( jewelry wishlist)

The bold stacker by Mejuri

Minimalist white stacking ring by Vrai & Oro / (similar)

The Giovanna Signet Ring by CINCO

The Dôme Ring by Mejuri

Natural Makeup with new Purple Lip Tint

Natural Makeup with new Purple Lip Tint

About Jey wearing Purple Lip Tint About Jey with Purple Lip Tint About Jey wearing Purple Lip Tint About Jey wearing Purple Lip Tint About Jey with Purple Lip Tint Today, I wanted to dip my foot into beauty. I think this post goes well with my fashion content because it is all about appearance. In the future, I want to implement more skincare oriented topics on my blog.

For this natural makeup look, I used only a few products to put the focus on my purple lip tint. By the way, I don’t wear foundation, I only use concealer for my under eye area and a bit of powder. When I want to put more effort I use mascara and an eyeliner.

Here are almost all the products that I used for my look:

    1. Inglot Cosmetics – Lip Tint Matte nr. 19: This is the main star of today’s post. The longevity of this product is just a wow. You just need a bit of the lip product to get a full coverage. It stays really long on the lips, even after eating food and drinking during the day. I think this color would suit any skin color from tan till very dark. Lastly, it almost doesn’t transfer.
    2. NARS – Radiant Creamy Concealer (Amande): After searching and trying a lot of concealers. I’ve come to the conclusion that this is the best concealer for me due to its high coverage, texture, color ranges and the perfect undertone (I have an olive-neutral undertone by the way). I use the concealer as mentioned for my undereye, lip area and to cover up blemishes.
    3.  Lavera – So Fresh Mineral Rouge Powder in the color Plum Blossom 02: First of all, this is a natural cosmetic product. I love this product because it is longlasting. In addition, it compliments my skin color without looking so heavy. As you can see in the picture it’s almost empty because it’s just my favorite rouge powder that doesn’t clog my pores.
    4. Lily Lolo mineral foundation in cinnamon: This might be a mineral foundation but I use it for something else. It acts as my setting powder and gives me that ‘yellowish’ highlight that I like. It lasts very long on my face without creasing. Apart from that, the powder is a natural product as well.

What do you think of the pictures, didn’t I make good use of the sunlight and my curtains? 😉

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About Jey wearing Purple Lip Tint

The perfect jeans – Lee Mom Jeans

The perfect jeans – Lee Mom Jeans

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Hey guys,

How was your week? I hope it was stressfree, productive or just peaceful. Mine was quite ok, sometimes it’s hard to come up with good content if not much has happened in your week. Do you feel me?

A few days ago, I found the perfect jeans by Lee (Lee Mom Tapered Jeans slim fit, to be specific). So I thought I would write a post that can help some of you who are on the hunt for a new pair of jeans or the people who are looking for the perfect one. In addition, I want to share with you why I like these jeans and a few helpful tips.

What I struggle with

First of all, I am in between the average and tall section height for jeans because I am 176 cm (5’7) tall. When I buy jeans in the average section they tend to be too short or too long when I buy them at the tall section. Sometimes they tend to be too loose or too tight in the hip area.

Why they are the perfect pair of jeans

Where shall I start? This slim Lee Mom Tapered Jeans in dark blue has the perfect leg length for me personally. You might think it is a bit short for my legs but I am fine with it because that is what I have been looking for so long. It might cost a bit more but I’ve wanted jeans that I can wear for almost forever.

Let’s move on to why it is the best jeans for me:

  • acid stone wash (dark blue)
  • tight under the belly button
  • hugs your waist
  • fitted in the hip area
  • slim straight, not a skinny leg (I don’t prefer that anymore)
  • my size is a 27/31 but If you are the same height as me you can go for a 27/33
  • made out of 98 % cotton and 2 % spandex – enough stretch for me!

My personal tip for buying jeans

If you have the patience – please, go to a store and try as many jeans as you like. I personally, don’t like going to the store to shop for jeans because I don’t like to try it on there. I prefer to order jeans online and take my time at home to try them on in natural lighting. Then, I send the ones back that don’t fit me. I found it much easier.

If you are buying your jeans online – sometimes shops put information of the jeans size that the actual model is wearing. This is great because this might help you with sizing.

After you choose the right jeans, wear it for a whole day. If you can move freely and feel comfortable, then you are fine.

Lastly, try to buy jeans between 100 % and 98 % cotton. Why? Because those kinds of jeans don’t usually lose shapes and they mostly have a better quality than the ones that are made of a higher percentage of spandex or polyester.