Feel the Night!

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The night is like a magnifier: everything seems bigger, everything seems more valuable. When the dark comes down, what is good feels better and what is bad feels worse. Affection turns into love, anger into hatred, beauty into perfection, passion into obsession, bad mood into depression... 
Our thoughts become louder to the point where we cannot ignore them like we do during the day while absorbed by our practical life. We begin perceiving surroundings and ourselves ten times better than usual, which makes us more sensitive to stronger emotions, which makes us more alive.
So, if at night, you feel angry, you feel depressed, you think you desperately need something or someone, you feel your obsessions pressuring you, you think things are all against you, STOP! Maybe you are over-perceiving the situation. Maybe what you feel is only under the magnifier: it looks big but it is only an illusion. Just hold on a few more hours and it's morning again!

Spotted at the Supermarket!

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Hey guys! My look for today is a casual chic one. The main focus is definitely on the long cardigan, which is making my winter in Italy way easier. Besides the cardigan, the outfit is very simple: a black oversized T-shirt and a lace pencil skirt with black and silver slippers. To finish up I decided to wear a black hat and an embellished clutch.

At the Park

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As I feel Fall coming, I walk towards it. I love the park in this season: no crowd and just enough people to make you feel part of a larger prospective in your isolated world. I have a new photographer, an old friend of mine, who has made me really happy with her first photos. For this post I picked a casual, comfy, yet chic outfit in two fresh colors to say goodbye to the sunny days. As always, there is a vintage piece. Can you guess which one?

Black & White Inspiration - A New Platform

Life is Full of Colour


"[...] it's hard to stay mad, when there's so much beauty in the world. Sometimes I feel like I'm seeing it all at once, and it's too much, my heart fills up like a balloon that's about to burst [...]" (American Beauty, 1999)

What a great quote for a great movie. You all know what I’m talking about, right? Take these graffiti. They are art, thoughts, and beauty publicly put out there. Back at the time when frescos were populating our churches and palaces, these graffiti would have been considered fine art. Back at the time when posters were the new art trend, these graffiti would have meant something. But now, they are a type of vandalism.

"Fashion comes and goes, but style is Forever" (YSL)


We all know how expensive clothes could be, especially for those who always want to display the latest trends. I am one of them. The problem is: how much money can I really spend on clothing? Definitely not that much considering all other expenses of life (college, food, phone, nights-out, social...). The point is fashion will always keep rolling forward and if we buy new clothes every time a trend changes, we will most likely end up broke. Well, I found a solution to this: my mom's wardrobe. 

I Went to the Beach!



What I really enjoy about my blog is telling stories through photos. Each post has its own beginning, body, and end. Today's post is about the day I went to the beach, walked barefoot on the sand, played like a little kid in the water, and most of all enjoyed the last days of summer. Today's post is all about the colour blue and all its shades that bring us back to the heavenly sense of a carefree relax. In this regard, I decided to be part of this small piece of heaven by wearing a blue dress and gold sunglasses. Hope you enjoy!

The Casual Black Dress


I finally found a place by my house where I can take photos whenever I have free time. For a casual/chic afternoon I decided to wear a comfy black dress with a pair of nude sandals. The most comfortable touch is the black backpack: definitely a good idea when you are having one of those "I FEEL LAZY" days. Kisses from Francesca!

White Fringe and Gold

Hey guys! The past month has been super busy with social and private life. I definitely needed a vacation, so I went to Zakynthos, Greece. It was pure fun at every moment of the day. I would suggest everyone my age to visit Laganas (Greece) for a week. Coming to this post's outfit, I decided to wear a classic combination of black and white to make everything classy and edgy at the same time. Hope you enjoy! Kisses from Francesca!

NEW Thefrugalmix e-Store



I have good news: there is a new e-Store on my blog!

You could buy clothes from my personal selection. It is a selection of pieces by different e-Stores, such as NastyGal, Sheinside, Free People, Lotta Stensson and many more, unified under one e-Store: Thefrugalmix e-Store.