Photo: Tania Rodríguez

Photo Shoot: Drama Queen

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This is my second collaboration with kellycassiee, and as you can see in the pics I am feeling more comfortable in front of her camera. In this ocassion we bring you something a little more daring (lace and leather involved!) than what you could see in the first photoshoot (1st part here and 2nd here). If I have to be true, and you can take the photos as a proof of that, I didn’t care at all about showing a head to toe polished look. Messy hair is usually a part of my everyday looks because, to be honest, I don’t have neither the time nor the patience to straighten my hair on a daily basis. In this ocassion though, I think curly and messy hair goes really well with the bold lipstick and the darkness of the whole outfit. (more…)

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Some thoughts on body shaming

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As a woman who has felt the pressure and body shaming during childhood and teenage years, I have developed a deep feeling of self-consciousness. Being a grown woman puts everything under the perspective that no person walking on the surface of the Earth is perfect. If I had the opportunity to speak to my younger self, I would tell her that when somebody has nothing better to do than approach you and point out your flaws, it’s because they want to hide theirs. True 100% of the times.

If I had to speak about a single expression that embodied all the fight for acceptation that women were longing for decades, that would be ‘body shaming‘. Think of it: it’s a revolutionary concept because it puts the focus on the person who humilliates and devalues the other rather than blaming someone for not meeting the ever-changing criteria of what’s beautiful. (more…)

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My First ‘Outfit of the Day’ Post!


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Do you remember the New Look pair of jeans that I mentioned in the Denim Fever post? Well, they are still my favourites as you can see in this first ‘outfit of the day‘ edition. I (more…)

Eat your Nails -now with more chocolate!

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I was recently challenged -and inspired!- by a friend and fellow baker to make something awesome to share with our group of programmers / sweet tooth friends. After thoroughly researching in Pinterest, I came across with this fantastic idea: swirl biscuits! The reason why I decided to try this recipe / design and not other it’s ridiculously simple: why choosing between vanilla and chocolate when you can have BOTH!? Everyone who had the opportunity to taste them said that they were delicious, but I have to remark that the recipe was easy peasy to follow and my (in)ability as a cook has nothing to do with the fabulous result. 😉 I would like to be able to share a pic of the homemade ice cream my friend made, but it was so yummy that I haven’t got the chance to take a picture. We were too busy digging in!

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Weddings against the convention III

Photos (clockwise, starting from the top): ashlynd.com / sophiawebster.com / shoebakery.com / gordanadimitrijevic.fr

Photos (clockwise, starting from the top): ashlynd.com / sophiawebster.com / shoebakery.com / gordanadimitrijevic.fr

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You have already seen the celebrities’ gowns, and after that a fine selection of gorgeous dresses for a modern bride. Now it’s time for the accessories! Whether you are looking for inspiration for your big day or attending as a wedding guest, these add-ons are going to uplift any outfit (pun not intended, I promise!).

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Cool Girl

Nothing is cooler than a skirt scattered with UNICORNS! #nyCityGirl #unicorns #unicornSkirt #skaterSkirt #blueShirt #pinkLipstick #lovelyShoes #Oxfords #catPendant #messengerBag #fashion #style #fashionBlogger #polyvore #TheseHeelsAreMade4Walking

Cool Girl

 

Cool Girl by sara-86 featuring NYX

Uniqlo blue blouse
€26 – uniqlo.com

Goth skirt
€18 – etsy.com

Black flat shoes
€53 – beyondtherack.com

3 1 Phillip Lim top handle bag
€730 – modaoperandi.com

Jewel Exclusive charm pendant
€27 – jewelexclusive.com

Casetify tech accessory
€31 – casetify.com


NYX lip makeup

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INFOGRAPHIC: How to be an “it girl” (the easy way!)

How to be an 'it' girl (the easy way)

Infographic created by Sara Outeiral for ‘These Heels are Made 4 Walking’

I have been working during the last couple of days in a new experience for me: infographic design! I wanted to make something funny and fashion-related for my first contact with Photoshop design on my blog. All the images used are free and the texts have been written by me so, in case you want to use this content, please do credit where you found it first!

Do you want to become an ‘it’ girl after all the ‘effort’ you have to put on it? Just kidding. Who in the fashion world would not want to be the one that always goes a step ahead, the one that defines the trends? Let me know in the comment section below your thoughts about the tips given. And please, like every ‘it’ girl does, don’t take things too seriously. Have fun! 🙂

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Celebrity Style: Cara Delevingne

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If I had to choose a woman as the paradigm of the relaxed-yet-super-trendy-style, she undoubtedly would be miss Cara Delevingne. Wherever she goes -the catwalk, the anual MET gala, a basketball match, her sister’s wedding-, it always seems like she doesn’t mind the trends or whatever people think. And that’s why everybody loves her! Karl Lagerfeld’s latest crush is not only the star at Chanel’s shows, but also a habitual at the Victoria’s Secret’s parades.

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Weddings against the convention part II

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If you have read ‘These Heels…’ most recent posts, then you surely remember my new obsession with original and bespoke wedding dresses. Most probably, neither you, nor I have the budget and celeb status to hire Carolina Herrera for an exclusive outfit, like Olivia Palermo did. The greatest part of us, simple mortals, will have to balance a limited budget with our needs of style and personal preferences.

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These Heels are Made 4 Walking Photo Shoot by Tania Rodríguez

My First Photo Shoot (II)

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Last week I shared with you my experiences, body issues and fears as a blogger in my most personal post ever. Writing it down has supposed to me a tough work towards self-acceptance in mind, body and soul. And it was also liberating. The minute before I clicked the ‘Publish’ button I was in panic, thinking that I would never be able to expose myself to the world. Right after doing it, I felt reconciled with my younger self, the one who was always too afraid to ask, too shy to raise her voice. It was time to wave her goodbye and see in my own words a catharsis that may not only help me, but may help others who are still struggling, like I do, to find their place in the world.

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