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Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. – St. Francis of Assisi

Start today by doing the things that must be done. Maybe you are trying to launch a business, or maybe you’re just trying to get organised. Either way, the first steps are the first steps. Take this opportunity to lay the groundwork. Then, you can stretch yourself. Before you know it, you’ll be doing things that you never thought possible.


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Unlock Me Down: My Fresh Editorial for L’Officiel Baltics

Accessories: Radà, Dress: Odi Odi, Shirt: In Jey, Shoes: Giuseppe Zanotti

My fashion editorial for l’Officiel Baltics is finally out – I couldn’t wait to share this shooting with you! The story is romantic and cinematographic, as I was hugely inspired by the iconic films of Alfred Hitchcock and Micheangelo Antonioni at the moment, the Rair Window from 1954 and La Notte from 1961.

Мой свежий эдиториал для l’Officiel Baltics наконец-то опубликован: мне не терпелось поделиться с вами этой съемкой! Эта история дышит романтикой и атмосферой кино, так как я в этот период была очень вдохновлена культовыми фильмами Альфреда Хичкока и Микеланджело Антониони, «Окно во двор» 1954 года и «Ночь» из 1961-го.

Dress: Giovanni Bedin, Sandals: N*21, Necklace: Radà

There was also some cult posing on my moodboard: Antonioni’s ‘Blow Up’ with Veruschka scene inspired me for some provocative and sensual poses with the model lying and sitting on the black marble floor.

На моем мудборде также были культовые примеры позирования: сцена с Верушкой из фильма «Blow Up» Антониони вдохновила меня на провокационные и чувственные позы модели на черном мраморном полу.

Dress: Giovanni Bedin, Ring: Radà, Mules: Giuseppe Zanotti

Jumpsuit: Babylon, Accessories: Radà, Bag: Salar, Shoes: Giuseppe Zanotti

I’m in love with the interiors and ancient buildings, and this typical Milanese bourgeois apartment was an ideal location for this story. I adored the huge windows pouring down light, gorgeous stone balconies, old parquet floors and vintage velvet soft furniture.

Я влюблена в интерьеры и старинные здания, поэтому эта типичная миланская буржуазная квартира стала идеальной локацией для фешн-истории. Здесь были невероятные огромные окна, наполняющие квартиру светом, великолепные каменные балконы, старые паркетные полы и винтажная бархатная мягкая мебель.

Necklace: Radà, Jumpsuit: Babylon, Shoes: Giuseppe Zanotti

Asian beauty is my second big obsession of the moment: I just can’t get enough of the almond eyes, porcelain skin and the grace of the movements of our model Olivia Yang. She interpreted perfectly my movie character woman.

Азиатская красота – еще одно мое помешательство: я схожу с ума от миндалевидных глаз, фарфоровой кожи и грации движений нашей модели Оливии Янг. Она прекрасно интерпретировала мою героиню кино в этой сьемке.

Croped Blazer: Odi Odi, Skirt: In Jey, Necklace: Radà, Shoes: Giuseppe Zanotti

Fashion-wise, I focused on slightly provocative classics: feminine and sensual black dresses, timeless jumpsuits evoking 1970s style, embellished pumps, cropped blazers, tartan skirts from 1980s, retro-looking dress collars, chain necklaces that I adore to add everywhere.

Что касается стиля, я сфокусировалась на слегка провокационной классике: женственные и чувственные черные платья, вневременные комбинезоны в стиле 1970-х, декорированные стразами туфли-лодочки, укороченные блейзеры, юбки в шотландскую клетку в духе 1980-х, воротники в стиле ретро, колье-цепи, которые я обожаю добавлять повсюду.

Dress: In Jey, Accessories: Radà

Photography: Stefano Sensolo (@stefanosensolo)

MUA: Elisa Piras (@elisapirass_mua)

Model: Olivia Yang (@sehys) from Select Models Milano

Styling and Creative Direction: Svetlana Shashkova (@dressasanitalian, @hungryfaces)

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“One finds limits by pushing them.” ~ Herbert Simon

How can you know what your limits are if you’ve never pushed them? This quote is good not only for encouraging you to find your own limitations, if you have any, but also for testing the limits of what is possible out in the world. Sitting by and thinking you have limits without actually finding out if you do or not is akin to the story of how an elephant won’t try to break the simple rope that ties him down because as a baby they chained him up with a heavy chain. How many limits do you put on yourself that aren’t even real?

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“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill

If you want to get better at anything, you have to accept change. Change is a natural and beautiful process that leads to growth both internally and externally. Without that change, you would become stagnant and stale. Stop holding on to the status quo, that’s not achieving anything.

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“It doesn’t matter how great your shoes are if you don’t accomplish anything in them.” – Martina Boone

It does not matter how expensive or luxurious your possessions are if you have done nothing to earn them. Having great things means nothing if you haven’t earned them. The feeling of working hard and earning something will always trump the feeling of being handed something.

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“Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn’t take any brains to complain.” – Robert A. Cook

If you listen closely to groups of people talk, you may hear many of them all complaining together. Misery does love company, right? Complaining is small thinking, but being positive is grand. Offer some kind of positive outlook on the topic, or offer a solution and see how that makes you feel.

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“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a journey, but let’s not get lost in travel. Instead, you must focus on what is within you. The journey of life will change you and unlock what is inside of you. As you evolve during the journey, you have to be sure that all of the changes you are making are positive. Don’t allow missteps in the journey be permanent.

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“If you really want the key to success, start by doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing.” – Brad Szollos

If you want to be better than everyone else, start to do what they are not doing. You will not become greater than them by doing exactly what they are doing. That will do you no good and only keep you below them. Learn how to be different and think outside the box.

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“To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.” – Tony Dorsett

Think about a time when you had a project that excited you. Do you remember the motivation that made it easy to get out of the bed in the morning so you could work on it? Do you recall the passion and happiness you felt? To be successful, find more of that passion.

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“Nothing happens to you, it happens for you. See the positive in negative events.” – Joel Osteen

When things happen “to” you, you feel helpless and victimized. However, if you look at things as happening “for” you, then you take some of your power back. This allows you to look at the lessons and blessings (a.k.a. silver linings) within anything you might experience.

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