My Favourite Knitwear – Inspirations

Wonderful readers,

I do not know if you feel the same way, but personally I really like looking for inspirations online. Especially inspirations regarding fashion, style and outfits. In that way you can understand your own unique style better and get new ideas what you like and what you would like to try on.

Max Mara, Ready to wear Autumn/Winter Collection, 2017. 

I really loved this whole Max Mara season collection. Pictures are taken from Pinterest.  

Victoria Beckham, Ready to Wear Autumn/Winter Collection, 2017. 

I have a desire to get myself a couple of new knitwear sweaters for fall as well as the winter season. Before I use to joke about the colours in my closet. You know, I always organise my closet in spring and in fall season. In that way, it is really easy to see what you have and perhaps what you want to get or what you do not need anymore. Anyways, grey and black were the dominant colours in my closet. But this year, I am really into light colours. White, beige, light pastel pink, camel, also light grey, these are the colours I want to wear more of. Also red will always stay one of my favourite colours.

Therefore, it is perfect time to look for knitwear inspirations for this fall/winter season. And what can be a better place for it than pinterest.com and various online shops? Here, I want to share with you some of my favourite knitwear for this season and hopefully it can inspire you to look through your wardrobe and perhaps discover something you already have or would like to get as well. Here are my favourite knitted sweaters that look stylish, warm and cosy.

My personal favourite Knitwear from: MANGO online shop.

TOPSHOP online shop: 

RESERVED online shop: 

 

Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

Discovery of the Week #1

Wonderful readers,

I want to wish you a happy, warm and full of smiles and laughter weekend. And I hope you had a wonderful Friday!

Today, I am starting a new category where I will tell you about my personal discovery of the week. It can be a new clothing item, accessory, something from the beauty sphere or something for your home. You get the idea already. Also in the same post, I will share with you my favourite of the week – a song, movie, tv-show, book or something similar. I hope you like this idea and will enjoy these posts! I will try my best to post these weekly. Let`s get this started already! 🙂

The discovery of this week has to be my new boots for winter! It is very important to keep your feet warm. When the weather is getting remarkably colder and colder, it is just about time to get ready for those days when the temperature drops below zero. And why not do it with style? When I saw the colour of these shoes, I melted immediately. I cannot wait to style and wear these booties!

My favourite of the week is definitely this remix I jam to in the mornings. Maybe I should try to do it with my new shoes on?

What is your discovery of the week?

 

Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

 

 

A day in the life + OOTD

Wonderful readers,

How is your Sunday? I decided that we all should take a moment to appreciate the beautiful autumn nature, before it changes again. I want to share with you some photos from yesterday.

My mom came for a visit, so we spent an active day together, walking through leaves, between lots of people in the city centre, checking fashion and beauty news in stores. Also we were chilling and dreaming at the cafe.

This is a day in the life! ❤

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The day started on the road with such a beautiful foggy sunrise.
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Autumn nature at its best.
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Leaves after a rainy day.
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I wore a pretty much black outfit (except of my brown leather jacket), and I think it was a great choice. It is a wonderful contrast with these bright golden leaves.
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I love this fake fur purse, it is very comfy and it is big enough for the things I need the most while being outdoors.
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My casual outfit for a sunny autumn day. Golden leaves at their best.
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My mom bought this amazing fake fur collar that can be put on a coat or a jacket/blazer.
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Chilling and dreaming with chai latte in my hands.

 

Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

Hello Sweet October

Wonderful readers,

You probably think I am being sarcastic with this title, since what is so sweet about October? Days are getting shorter, grey sky is becoming an everyday sight, cold wind and rain on daily basis and you definitely cannot go out of the door without your scarf and especially strong umbrella… Well, when I put it in this negative way, it really does sound depressing. But I do not want to go in this direction.

Of course, all of the things I mentioned above are totally true. But at the same time, we can look at these things in a different perspective, without getting ourselves into this grey and sad bubble.

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Days are getting shorter? Well, it is about time to find a hobby and light a lot of candles at home. It makes an amazing atmosphere and calms your soul. Grey sky is your everyday sight? Perfect, now you can wear something bright coloured, like a coat, and stand out while walking outside. Cold wind and rain on daily basis? It is just about time to start layering your clothes and feel comfortable and warm whenever you go. Also, you can do more creative work, try some new recipes, start watching a new show, visit local cafes or read books when the rain drops tickle your windows. And there are so many beautiful scarf, hat, coat and boot options that will make you want even colder days. Now, does it sound as bad as before? Absolutely not. I could make an even longer list of these positive side effects.

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I love these knitted slippers made by my boyfriends grandma.

Eventually, we see – It all comes to our mindsets. We simply have to constantly remind ourselves to keep the right mindset at all times. So why I called this October sweet? Because I decided to start it with a smile, piece of cake, delicious coffee, by taking out my comfortable cardigans and by lighting a bunch of candles at the best place in the world – home. I did this, because why not? It definitely made me feel good and made me excited about the rest of the month. Therefore, find your own ways to make this October sweet and take some time to check if your mindset is where you want it to be.

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Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

 

Falling Leaves + OOTD

Wonderful readers,

How is your Saturday? Yesterday, I was walking a lot in the city, through the stores and little streets. Such a wonderful time it is, when leaves are beautifully coloured, but still mostly on the trees. The weather is still pleasant and you can enjoy the day light until around 7pm.

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But there was one street, where the whole pathway was completely covered in leaves. You know the sound leaves make when you walk on them without lifting your feet that much? YES, the sound! That wonderful sound, real comfort for my ears. That moment, I realised how deeply I enjoy looking and walking on autumn leaves.

Today, we celebrated my dads birthday and I decided to wear one of my favourite autumn dresses. It is very loose and girly, super comfortable and playful.

I wore it in two different ways. The first one for the day time, with black belt, black tights, light beige trenchcoat and bordeaux boots. The second one is darker, where the difference is brown leather jacket and black over the knee boots.

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Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

 

Summer Vibes – Blue Dress

Wonderful readers,

Recently, I saw a lot of pictures of people travelling to warm countries, enjoying the sun, warm weather, slow walks, cold drinks, sandy beaches and light clothes. There is quite different view outside of my window I have to say, but still very beautiful. At first, I caught myself being a bit jealous of those pictures, but then I looked through the photos from my summer trip. And I realised, there is nothing to be jealous about. Things happen by their pace, how they suppose to happen. And I feel very content where I am now! Let`s be happy for others and embrace our beautiful moments! 🙂

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So while looking through my summer memories, I decided to share with You some photos of my blue dress, that accidentally caught my eyes in one of the stores while on vacation this summer! It became my top summer outfit! What was your top outfit of this summer?

“Life is everything, except of perfection.”  

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I paired this blue dress with little heart choker necklace, big white watch, black chunky heel sandals and black little purse with chain strap. I also wore beautiful Quay sunglasses.

 

Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

Wedding Guest Looks

Wonderful readers,

It is hard to believe that one of my wonderful childhood friends is getting married! I am extremely happy for her and want to share with you wedding guest looks of me, my boyfriend and my beautiful friend Indre G. ❤

I haven’t attended many weddings in my life, and those I attended, took place in summer time. Both times I wore yellow dresses and I laughed over it, how it is going to be my tradition. However, I decided to not make it a tradition and wear something different this time.

This wedding takes place in Autumn time and therefore I wanted to wear darker colours. I was thinking about buying a dress, but then I saw this jumpsuit and it immediately caught my eyes. I knew that it will be perfect for me. I really like the shiny material, colour and how it looks on me. The length is also very good, since I don’t have long legs.

I decided to pair this jumpsuit with black high heel sandals, black studded purse with a chain strap from Zara, and gold colour earrings, bracelet and nail polish.

 

To complete this look, I wore my hair naturally, and Indre Antana did my wonderful makeup with gold colour details. ❤ My guy wore all black and looked handsomely sophisticated. His jacket is not regular, since it is designed as a cardigan, without typical blazer collar. Small details make differences. Exclusive and gorgeous!

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My beautiful friend Indre G wore light pink tutu dress and looked like a true princess! Or even better – Marilyn Monroe with that curly hair! Her dress is from ASOS.

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Let`s celebrate LOVE!

 

Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

 

Active Sunday

Wonderful readers,

Better late than never right? So, on Sunday, we finally managed to take our bicycles out for a ride! Why it took so long? Well, my tires were out of air and the pump didn’t fit my bicycle. Excuses, I know.

However, I am very happy that Sunday was the day! It took some effort to get those tires fixed, but when you really want something, you do everything to achieve it.

Such a good feeling when you feel the wind in your hair and sun on your face while you fly through the city. Oslo has some wonderful bicycle paths. We took one by the sea, that goes all the way to the island. The weather was beautiful and mood on top! It was quite hard to keep my eyes on the road, since the nature views were amazing, with the sea in the horizon and many many yachts in front.

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Walking in sync with each other.

Beautiful people, stay active, or start being more active. Walk when you can, take bike rides, take stairs, put on some medium loud music and simply dance at home! And you know what, you will feel much better. So, better late than never! 🙂 Choose to be active today!

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Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana

Hello September + OOTD

Wonderful readers,

Here we are, welcoming September into our homes and hearts. Maybe it doesn’t exactly bring out a smile on your face, since the summer seems always to just fly away in a blink of an eye. However, Autumn has many positive sides.

How nice is it to see trees and leaves in bright and beautiful colours? Walk slowly in those leaves and make comforting sounds… How nice is it to meet friends and family for a cup of coffee and sit warmly inside? How nice is it to experiment with your style, by layering up and playing with colours and accesories? Maybe you have mainly grey sweaters in your closet, but grey is a beautiful colour if you ask me. Only add some brighter accents, or keep it in that ´grey way`. Also by going back to School, University or Work, you learn a lot of new things, you improve yourself and grow as a person which is super important!

So let`s welcome September with still Bright Colours and SMILES! ♡

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Welcoming September with this beautiful lady! Our jackets are from ZARA.

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How did You welcome this September? We did it with Chai Latte in our hands!

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Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana 

 

Summer Memory Collection

Summer went by so fast,

It is nothing new, You would like to say.

You have been working for days,

Forgetting you had breaks,

Was your holiday great?

Did you swim in the sea, saw dolphins and bee? Did you eat a lot ice cream and danced watching sunsets at the beach? Did you laugh with your friends and had so much fun with your love, or maybe you have discovered a book you really liked that you couldn’t stop to read?

No matter what you did, the most important thing is to keep those memories and don’t be sad that this summer leaves. Smile because it happened. It is great to remember it, but don’t live in those memories. Put those in the box and open a new box. Because you will collect some new memories, just as beautiful and exciting. This is my memory collection of my summer trip to Lithuania. 🙂

Summer went by so fast, but these wonderful memories will definitely last! ❤

 

Much love and positivity,

Ruta Antana