I'll be honest, I definitely don't "blend in" in Italy. I like color and pattern and that isn't going to change. But despite their love of black and voluminous shapes, Italians do appreciate other style aesthetics. They don't, however, respect the stereotypical "sloppy" and casual American style (but more on that later).
I used to fear that unless I embraced shapeless, black ensembles I would never fit in here. While my style may not be theirs, they do respect that I have a style and that I put effort into it. It always makes my day when a chic looking Italian woman stops me to compliment or ask about my outfit!
This weekend I will be taking my Hunters for their first test drive in the snow. I am headed to Budapest and Vienna and they are predicting very cold temps and snow! I am so excited, this Florida girl rarely gets to experience snow, so it is still fun and exciting for me. I am sure everyone in the northeast will beg to differ.
Photos by: Whisky-Ginger
Hope everyone has a great Monday!