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Thursday, 18 July 2013

confession #000071

... or, d is for drama

like most other maltese compatriots, there seems to be some sicilian blood running through my veins dating way over a hundred years back.  my surname is a bit of a give-away. as are the genealogy trees that my grandfather used to meticulously draw up with his blue, green, black and red staedtler pens and blue-green-black-red stained ruler.  so naturally, i'm a bit of a drama queen, i can be very loud, and i gesticulate quite a bit... a true mediterranean, you can say.

so naturally, when i saw dolce&gabbana's fall/winter 2013-2014 show a few months back and accompanying campaign, i somewhat recognised my roots and was immediately enthralled.

while the whole collection resounded of mediterranean heritage references, the stand-out pieces for me were definitely the statement cross earrings.  i seriously cannot stop lusting for them.  the pulled back hair with central parting, minimal flicked black eye-liner and plum coloured lips provided the perfect backdrop for the show-stopping pieces.

if crosses are not 'your thing' (or, like me, you're nowhere close to affording the real mccoy!) here's a few pieces available right now at mvintage which equally channel the same drama that dolce&gabbana's pieces bring to the stage.

d is for drama

during my last trip to malta, i got myself the oval pendant earrings featured in the set above from mvintage's kiosk at the point. but don't forget you can buy mvintage items while in your jammies, anywhere in the world as they ship worldwide.

i'm hoping to somewhat recreate the dolce&gabbana look above over the weekend - i made sure to pack my black lace dress to parade around krakow and even double checked it was there, together with the earrings, but still managed to forget my iphone charger! it just goes to show where my priorities lie!

dark drama

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