The Dolls Factory

Blogger Faces Exhibition

‘I’m making an exhibition at Alta Roma in January featuring the main Italian bloggers from different fields. Do you one be part of this photographic project?’ Hell to the Yes It was very short the conversation with Elena and the next day I was in her studio shooting. She thought I was bringing Barbies with me, given the name of…

Istanbul by Night Shooting Ezra Tuba Atelier

Back in November Istanbul temperatures were very low. I had visited the city only on summer season and wasn’t ready for the cold and the rain. Imagine me trying to keep a straight face while shooting this Ezra Tuba Atelier off the runway dress outside in the streets of Karakoy at 4°C. It turned out to be the quickest shoot ever as I was…

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Plastic Fantastic

I don’t want you to visualize the infamous S&M uniforms while I confess I love pvc clothes. rather the 60s trend of futuristic fashion.  That was the start of new designs made from plastic promoted also through the names of Yves Saint Laurent, Andrè Courrèges and Jean Paul Gaultier who experimented with the material and  gave us some pretty iconic looks. The future…

Fireworks in Monaco

I was born on Albania’s National Day so there have always been fireworks on the night of my birthday. When I was little I was made to believe that those fireworks were there for my birthday celebrations, which made me feel very important. By the time I moved abroad there were no more fireworks on the 28th of November so…

Blondie

Last month I was about to go to the hairdresser and get my hair colored totally blond. But then I was thinking of the time I was a platinum blonde teenager and how hard it was to keep a healthy hair after bleaching. With the rate my hair grows I can’t do any drastic coloring to the roots, so I…

A dress for life

At a recent event a lady approached me and complimented this exact dress. What turned out to become a 30 minutes talk about her style in the 70s started with a compliment based on the fact that this dress wasn’t trendy. What she meant was that the design had no expiry date hanging on it, something that is currently happening…

#TweetYourLook with Tru Trussardi Milan Styling Set

#TweetYourLook with Tru Trussardi Milan Styling Set

Yesterday, March 21st, the #TweetYourLook fashion tour presenting the Tru Trussardi Spring Summer 2013 collection came to Milan. The Dolls Factory and Elisabetta from The Chic Beat were there to style the guests with the great pieces of the collection. Everyone was offered the model treatment with make up from Benefit Cosmetics before having a professional shoot. Here there are some…

#TweetYourLook with Tru Trussardi

#TweetYourLook with Tru Trussardi

Look from Tru Trussardi Spring Summer 2013 Here I am ready for the event tomorrow in Milan, March 21st from 6pm till 9pm presenting the Tru Trussardi Spring Summer 2013 collection to the public through the event #TweetYourLook. Event Location: Tru Trussardi Store Corso Europa 2 I’ll by styling together with my friend and blogger Elisabetta from The Chic Beat, the…

Sephora BeauTV

Sephora BeauTV

Sephora BeauTV  Message on a Mirror Finally I can talk about the latest project I’ve been working on lately. Today Sephora Italy has launched their BeauTV bringing every week insights from the beauty world. The Dolls Factory is part of the team with other talented beauty bloggers & youtubers. I am part of the team as a fashion blogger and I’ll be mixing…

Max Factor Beauty for Fall

  Max Factor   Facefinity All Day Flawless 3-in-1 Foundation  Clump Defy Volumising Mascara  Max Effect Mono Eye Shadow          At the latest Max Factor presentation I finally met Rajan, the brand’s Italian official make up artist. Other beauty blogger friends have been talking about his fun presentations and really the guy talks a lot, and not just about…

Step by Step Halloween Make Up

  Halloween Make Up Halloween is coming in few days. Can’t wait to be a zombie for a day, cause while I know that the Halloween interpretation has moved from scary to sex, I keep on being on the scary side on October 31. I much prefer the masquerade, impersonating some kind of celebrity, on Carnival which in Milan is…

Maison Martin Margiela with H&M – I’m getting in the queue already

Maison Martin Margiela with H&M – I’m getting in the queue already

Maison Martin Margiela with H&M Collection is finally out. Though I had already screamed out of happinnes when first the gossip then news came out, after seeing the lookbook I didn’t scream, I went directly for the door to start queuing outside H&M.  Over the years I’ve managed to get some MMM pieces in my wardrobe from dresses to shoes,…