Friday, August 31, 2018

Things That I do Before a Blog Photoshoot

Happy Friday loves! Today I wanted to share a different kind of post and is basically all the things I  tend to do before shooting pictures around the city either for a brand or when I want to share a really cool look, so these are my 5 essentials : 

1. I pick a good location.
I always love to shoot in places that match my aesthetics, I find this really challenging sometimes because they're so many cool places around! but when it comes to maintaining my feed crisp and clean I always opt for white and marble backgrounds... (if i'm lucky to find one)

2. Shop for props.
I find flowers as one of the most beautiful props to include in a photoshoot (plus you are able to keep them after) they make everything better: the colors, the picture itself and you have something in your hand.. which I also think it's important, because let's accept it... sometimes we don't know what to do with our hands.

3. Fool around, and try to shoot pictures while you are doing the things you are normally doing while you are walking around.. just give the camera to your friend or photographer to capture the best of you!

4. The food reward.
I love ending a photoshoot with a good meal, I always research famous places around the city so I can capture cool photos too. This is also a great way so people can find you on Instagram and also to get reposted by the place you are visiting.

5. Enjoy and forget of social media for a while. 
Having brunch-lunch or dinner after taking pictures is a good therapy, but also to get disconnected for a moment. It's also important to keep a balance and being social with the people we are in front of... is good for you and good for the soul!

Hope this turns helpful for you
x. Laura

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Making a Healthy Bowl for Breakfast

You all may know how popular breakfast bowls had turned into these days. The high rise of healthy restaurants it's more even every day, incorporating all different type of bowls into their menu's. Although, a lot of these bowls are usually made with foods that are high in sugar and they often use not the best ingredients, so at the end they are not healthy as they claim to be.

When it comes to having breakfast, I personally prefer making these bowls by myself. The ingredients are simple and you can make them with things you already have at home.

At the bottom, I like to put: Cheerios, Whole grain cereal, Oatmeal or Homemade granola.
Then, the second part I fill it with yogurt, I love to use low-fat vanilla yogurt.
The last part, is all about the toppings. In this bowl, I placed: blueberries strawberries, almonds, shredded coconut, banana and chunks of dark chocolate.
It's so easy, delicious and totally fulfill.


Saturday, August 18, 2018

It's All About Colors During Summer

 Would your summer be completed without wearing happy and vibrant colors? No right?! I adore embracing each season and summer is definitely that time where we can get super creative between different tones. 
One of the best colors to wear I would say it's definitely yellow... and yellow in all of its shades! I styled this look with a petite summer bag that I got from Tory Burch with the mustard, yellow-ish shorts that I bought from Zara. I paired both items with a basic white top to not over saturate the outfit which is really important, in this case, the top is that item that balances the entire look.
In fashion, there is well-known term that says: more is more, but there is always a tiny line between pairing a cool outfit or to look like a clown. To know the difference between these two is really essential. Basically, you need to know which items you are going to highlight and which others are going to make the balance.
For the accessories, I accentuated and polished the look with gold, for the shoes, I opt for summer gladiators and lastly, this rad-one of a kind sunnies that I got from Topshop.
This was one of those summer looks that boosted my energy. Again, this color is amazing!
Thanks for reading
x. Laura

Monday, August 6, 2018

Boost Your Outfit With A Statement Blazer

One of my favorite things to elevate my look is to play between colors, textures and off course a good blazer.
Blazers are that wonderful accessory that can make your outfit a total statement, I pulled this look with shades of navy matched with a white top, a nude bag and gold accessories to accentuate everything better, but definitely the queen is my striped blazer.

Here are some of my favorite statement blazers:


Veronica Beard


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