For a long time I have been eyeing on the beautiful creations from Omtura, the Israeli label that creates minimalistic and architectural looking artisanal bags from leather. I read that the designer Anton Edelshtein finds his inspiration sources from shamanism, futurism and urbanism, and that can definitely be seen on the interesting shapes and designs of the bags which almost look like something straight out of a scifi movie.
A week ago I celebrated my birthday and it seems that my wish was granted, as this beautiful grey Omtura backpack found it’s way to my home and into my heart. I’m still in a total awe about it and it’s no wonder that the bag has already gathered many fans and definitely turns heads everywhere I go. Just take a look and you will understand.
Wool coat: Area di Barbara Bologna
Asymmetric drop crotch pants / skirt: Area di Barbara Bologna
Cashmere beanie: COS
Wool & silk scarf: Global
Fingerless gloves: Lost & Found
Zip up boots: Guidi
It seems that the Mother Earth is a little bit confused at times: It took all the way to the end of August to finally get some summer heat. This lightweight, earth toned Area di Barbara Bologna maxi dress is the perfect vessel to celebrate the transition from Indian summer to proper fall by adding a few layers when the evenings start getting colder again.
Maxi dress: Area di Barbara Bologna
Sneakers: OXS Rubbersoul
I have mentioned before that I’m a huge fan of costumes: when I was a kid I wanted to celebrate all my birthdays as costume parties, demanding my (poor) guests to follow suit. It’s not a big secret that I still like them as an adult, there is just something so exciting about hopping into someone else’s shoes and becoming a totally different character for a night. It’s an escape from reality, they say, and also my main motive for loving the dress up game. I guess it comes as no surprise that my favorite holiday is Halloween and despite the commercial side of it, I’m actually enjoying the fact that each year the Halloween parties here in Europe get better and better.
Without a further ado, here is a tribute to the two dark elves that roamed the streets of Berlin from dusk till dawn on that cold and dark Halloween night.