lunedì 29 dicembre 2014

The Night Is Still Young

Two more days and 2014 is finally over! 
It's been a good year, full of new memories, new experiences and new friends. With ups and downs, high and lows. But I'm grateful for everything. "I'm grateful for the storm, it made me appreciate the sun."
I hope 2015 will be even better. I can't wait to see what destiny has in store for me ;)
And of course I've got my New Year's resolutions ready. They're pretty much the same as last year, since I've never taken them seriously, but I like traditions.

Talking about traditions, on New Year's eve I always wear something red and/or with polka dots. I come from a family who believes firmly in them and it is believed that whatever you'll be doing when the clock strikes midnight affects how your whole year will be. You have to make lots of noise, open all doors, windows and lights, and also put money in your pocket. These are some of what I remember. Then again, I'm always too distracted by fireworks to actually pay attention.
What about you and your family? Do you have any New Year's eve traditions?

And how was your 2014? 
Happy New Year in advanced everyone! 

Anyways, I am so in love with Nicki Minaj's new album Pinkprint. I'm not that into her single Anaconda but she really did an amazing job in these following songs: All Things Go, I Lied, The Crying Game, Trini Dem Girls, The Night Is Still Young, Pills N Potions and of course Bed of Lies. Have you listened to any of them yet?

These shots were taken in October.




I never worry, life is a journey
I just wanna enjoy the ride
What is the hurry? It's pretty early
It's ok, we'll take our time

venerdì 26 dicembre 2014

Gravity

Hey everyone! How was your Christmas? 
Hope you spent it with your family and loved ones. 
I haven't had time to post any of my outfits here (last time was on August), but only on my Instagram so I'll try and make it up during the holidays.
I also changed the template, hope you like it.
These were taken way back on September.





They don't believe that we're
Strong enough to hold on
'Cause I'm the only one to get you
The only one to figure you out

lunedì 20 ottobre 2014

Aviva Dress all the way


Ball Gown Strapless Sleeveless Tulle White Beautiful Wedding Dresses 2014 UK #USAHS072

Every time I get an invite to any sort of event, the first thing I think about (well, let's say the second thing I think about after "Awesome, PARTAAAY") is "What the hell am I going to wear, I need a new dress!".
Don't tell me this has never happened to you! Plus, we all try not to wear the same dress again and again.. cause, you know.. FB pictures and stuff!
So now you need a new beautiful and comfortable dress that will make you feel sexy and confident, and you start searching online for a high-quality but affordable dress. So many sites to choose from, which one can you actually trust? Well, this is why I present to you AVIVA DRESS
http://www.avivadress.co.uk/ HAS IT ALL and it really aims to satisfy each one of their clients! It may specialize on stunning wedding dresses like this one on the right (it's currently 79% off!)..


..But what I love MOST are their EVENING DRESSES:




martedì 19 agosto 2014

Shake It Off

So happy I'm done with high school, now I can't wait to go to university, start over, make new friends and to finally be free from the chains that kept me from being completely myself.
How's your summer going?
Mine's going perfectly and I'm spending it with the people I love (:



venerdì 1 agosto 2014

Lost Stars


Please don't see just a boy caught up in dreams and fantasies
Please see me reaching out for someone I can see
Take my hand let's see where we wake up tomorrow

martedì 27 maggio 2014

Pills N Potions

I never have time to blog. School has been keeping me really busy, and it will for another month cause I have my final exams until the end of June. I'm sorry if I always talk about school, but it's my main "focus". I wrote that between quotation marks cause actually I procrastinate all the time cause I get distracted. So. Freakin. Easily. (For example I actually have a research to do lol). Anyways these shots were taken on April, although I have posted pictures of this outfit on Instagram -@coreena23- already (easiest social network to post pictures) so follow me there too just to keep yourself more updated.

E per la prima volta, ho deciso di scrivere le stronzate che dico anche in italiano e quindi anche voi insofferenti della lingua inglese potrete capire qualcosa. Che sia un bene o un male decidete voi ahaha

Non ho mai tempo di aggiornare il mio blog. La scuola mi occupa tutto il tempo e così sarà per un altro mese, a causa della maturità (merda, sono messa malino con la tesina). Mi spiace se parlo sempre di scuola, ma è ciò su cui "mi concentro". Scritto tra virgolette perché in verità procrastino sempre perché mi distraggo. Davvero. Troppo. Facilmente. (Cazzo) (Ora per esempio avrei da fare una ricerca). Comunque queste foto sono state scattate ad Aprile ma le avevo già pubbliate su Instagram -@coreena23- (social network più adatto a pubblicare velocemente le foto) quindi seguitemi anche lì per rimanere aggiornati.



Pills and potions
We're overdosing
I'm angry but I still love you
Pills and potions
We're overdosing
Can't stand it, but I still love you


venerdì 18 aprile 2014

West Coast

Had a blast with my best friends a few weeks ago taking these shots. They’re the best and I wish I could have them by my side forever.
So everybody was at Coachella last weekend and also this weekend and I'm really bummed I can't be there. I mean, nearly every artist I listen to was there, performing or not. THE EVENT OF THE YEAR
Lana Del Ray sang her new single "West Coast" there for the the first time and damn, I WISH I LIVED ON THE WEST COAST!


Down on the West Coast, they got a saying
If you're not drinking, then you're not playing
But you've got the music, you've got the music in you, don't you?
Down on the West Coast, I get this feeling like it all could happen
That's why I'm leaving you for the moment, you for the moment



sabato 29 marzo 2014

Divergent

I’ve been wanting to talk about movies and music on my blog for quite some time now. Even if I should be studying 24/7 (which by the way is just exhausting, I’m tired of having to study subjects I don’t really care about), I’ve decided to (try to) post more. Not only fashion-related, inspiration, outfit posts but also about movies, episodes or music, other passions of mine.

MOVIE: DIVERGENT


Rate: 10/10

Ever since I read the book (one of my favorites, I must say) and found out they would turn it into a movie, I couldn't wait. I admit I was initially disappointed that Shailene Woodley would be playing Tris since she didn't give me the best impression in "The Secret Life of an American Teenager" but she smashed it in Divergent. 


venerdì 21 marzo 2014

Wild Child

If I can't go to New York, New York will come to me.
In my case, right above my knees.

So I had a latin literature test yesterday on Seneca, author of De Brevitate Vitae. 
I probably didn't go that well ahah but I really liked his perception of life and time. 
"Maximum vivendi impedimentum est expectatio, quae pendet ex crastino, perdit hodiernum" 
"Omnia quae ventura sunt in incerto iacent; protinus vive"



Feet in the sand
Waves are high
And I ain't got no care in the world that's right

sabato 15 marzo 2014

Waiting Is Over


I guess waiting can be boring, long, annoying. The time we spend waiting for something or someone seems so wasted. And as Bergson stated, time is not only historical but also psychological, meaning it feels like it flies away when we’re having fun, and it’s eternal for example when we’re waiting.
But waiting has come to an end for a while. For you and me!
Why me? Well after 6 weeks, I have finally received an e-mail from the university I wanted to go to and I got innnn!
As for you, the waiting is over cause the SammyDress giveaway of March 2 is now over and I have picked a RANDOM winner (through Rafflecopter)

 
Congratulations to SARA SULLIVAN (entry #47) for winning these amazing shorts.

Sara, you will receive an e-mail soon! 
 
Thank you to all participants and hope to see you again soon!
Last but not least, are you waiting for something too?
Share your thoughts with me in the comments below.


Now here are some March Instagram inspirations
@nature
@ballerinaproject_
@bestvacations

Coreena x 


sabato 8 marzo 2014

I Lived

So I took off my neck brace just so I could take a few shots in Piazza Duomo.
Spring is in the air so I wore my favorite floral stockings but rather than my outfit, I wanted to show you guys this amazing iPhone cover from Born Pretty!
I’m pretty obsessed with this color so I just had to take it, especially since it’s made of silicon, which is the best cover material to protect one’s phone.
It looks even more cute and sweet with the little teal bunny ears.


Hope when you take that jump
You don't fear the fall
Hope when the water rises
You build a wall

Hope when the crowd screams out
They're screaming your name
Hope if everybody runs
You choose to stay

mercoledì 5 marzo 2014

Emma Watson

I've recently been in a car accident and I am now forced to wear a neck brace for a few weeks. Awesome. Wonderful. Okay, I might be slightly ironic but it sucks. I can't move without feeling pain at my neck. 
Since I had one week of school vacation, I had my week planned out so I could manage school work including my thesis and this blog (in fact I wanted to do several outfit shots).
Instead I've decided to talk about an amazing strong woman I admire. I've wanted to do it for a while now and was particularly inspired at the Oscars so I just had to dedicate this post to her. EMMA WATSON.
Let's start from the most recent outfit she has worn:


VERA WANG
Oscar Awards - 2014

domenica 2 marzo 2014

SammyDress Giveaway

So as you know, I've been collaborating with SammyDress and I'm glad to present to you today my very first giveaway with them!

I picked 5 products fitting the likes not only of carefree youngsters but also those of business women (and to be honest, I'll be quite jealous of the winner). 
number 2
number 5

Blue & White Porcelain Pattern Cotton Blend Color Matching Cardigan
Diamante Leopard Pattern Applique Fluffy Soft Sweater
Stylish Stripe High Waist One Button Pockets Design Shorts
4 Casual Hooded Slimming Solid Color Long Sleeve Cotton Blend Coat
Modern Style Hooded Lovely Leopard Pattern Long Sleeves Polyester Coat

What you have to do takes literally a minute: 
  • choose what you like best out of these 5 products
  • like SammyDress on Facebook
  • comment below with your name, e-mail address & the link of your favorite product

Wanna higher your chances in winning and get more entries?
Besides doing the mentioned instructions, you can also:
  • follow me on Bloglovin'
  • follow me on Twitter (@coreena95)
  • follow me on Instagram (@coreena23)
I know it's getting warmer and it'll soon be time to put those winter clothes away but I love them and I wanna give you girls one more chance to add one last item in your personal winter collection, so join the giveaway! And invite all your friends!
It starts right now and ends on March 15!
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Coreena x


lunedì 24 febbraio 2014

Dark Horse

life is really a freakin rollercoaster.




I knew you were
You were gonna come to me
And here you are
But you better choose carefully
‘Cause I, I’m capable of anything
Of anything and everything

lunedì 27 gennaio 2014

Thunder

They say to be good. They convince us that good always wins.
But life is just a tiny bit more complicated. It's never black or white. It's mostly always gray, gray up until the point in which the distinction between good and bad is blur.
I've been studying Schopenhauer, probably the most pessimistic philosopher I've encountered so far, and I believe his ideas are taken on a really extreme level but he's right about certain things like the fact we always want something, and when we get it we are only satisfied for a moment till the desire for something else takes over. If the human nature tends to selfishness and tends to use others for their own purposes, how do we find good? How can we be good? BLACK.
While at school I'm studying Mr. Kill-me-now, at home I've been watching Once Upon A Time, series based on fairy tales, in which no matter the difficulty, the pain or the danger, the good wins. And there's always time for the evil to become good, if they are really willing to change. WHITE.
I may sound deluded, but I'm always gonna be team white, I believe there is good in everyone (even in apparently hopeless subjects)..



I'm a red and fragile rose
Won't grow in the dark alone
Take me there cause I need to find the light

lunedì 13 gennaio 2014

Wait For A Minute

Lately I'm really pressured by my future. 
I've always been a "now" person, always thinking about the moment, and I still am but these days all I can think about is what I'm gonna be, where I'll end up, if i'm making the right choices. A part of me wanna know but where's the thrill in that? 
It's like watching a movie twice, no matter how much you love it, you know exactly how it ends and it's not the same as the first time.



Wait just a minute
Can you wait just a minute?
 

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