As much as I wish I could write here more often, it is simply not possible with my current lifestyle. I am sleeping around 5 hours a day, living up the weekends and studying hard during the week. It is all so very close and I have 3 more weeks of studying to do before I start flying. The way I used to blog in Germany was very different and I always tried to find time for that but here I have different priorities. I really don't want this blog to die, as it is so precious to me and I will try to post as often as I can but I simply cannot devote as much time as before. I see there are people from all over the world, maybe randomly maybe not coming to visit my blog and see if there are any new posts so I hope you guys understand and appreciate my honesty. That does not mean I am not going to blog, it just won't be very constant. I really wanna start working out as well as I feel that I haven't been eating the healthiest food lately, but as you can imagine bad diet habits and studying go hand in hand. Anyway, I am sorry for rambling about these random things. I just wanted to give you a little insight into how everything is going.
Monday, 25 July 2016
Saturday, 16 July 2016
Hello beautiful souls. I hope you are all doing well! I had a long and lazy weekend and just came back from the pool in our building and wanted to share these photos with you right away. It is the first time I worked with a Lithuanian designer but I am so grateful Greta the founder of Greta Velgun reached out to me offering to try her pieces. Now I won't lie, whilst growing up I thought linen is a material for traditional clothes (at least in Lithuania) and adults or elderly people only would willingly want to wear it. Of course, with time I changed my mind. I realised that it is really comfortable, beneficial for your skin and also very sustainable. Also this spring it was in most stores as an 'it' fabric, even where I worked as well. So it kinda has grown on me and I have been really loving it in the last year. Considering the 40+ and over temperatures here in Dubai it's just a staple piece in my closet at the moment. If I could choose my favorite color to wear it would have to be white. I do love black and other colours a lot as well, but there is something about white that really reflects my personality and I just love wearing it. Especially in the summertime, aka my favorite time of the year. I think I don't have to explain why.
Wednesday, 13 July 2016
Today's that one day of the year that I don't particularly like - my birthday. I just have a thing one week before my birthday where I literally cannot understand what's going on with me. It's as if the Universe is trying to test my limits and capabilities and God knows it feels as though I am walking on a tightrope. But then again it might just be me. It was a rough couple of days but I am better now. I received so much love from family and friends today, passed my exam (only 4 more weeks of school till I start flying!) and just generally was surrounded by nice energy. I have a good feeling about this year, no particular goals just trying to live in the moment. I have learned a lot ever since I moved out at 17 but now I am getting more and more experience, which is absolutely invaluable. I wouldn't want to change a thing. As much as I love being in a comfortable shell of my own, nothing kicks me out of it more than going out, living and experiencing as much as I can. It is sometimes uncomfortable, sometimes forced, but it is always enriching. And that is how I feel today with these 22 years of experience under my belt - rich from within.
Friday, 8 July 2016
Friday is officially the first day of the weekend in Dubai, so I was so happy to sleep in today and not worry about college or exams for a little bit. I passed two exams yesterday and watched the soccer semi-final Germany against France when I came home. So gutted Germans didn't win! I always support the German team for some reason (well actually because I love Germany haha), but I'm not even into sport really?! Enough small talk. So I spent most of the afternoon cleaning, doing laundry, doing tons of homework (more exams next week yay), and just enjoying my day off. I thought that it'd be nice to show you guys my apartment, as I finally settled in. Well more or less anyway. I still need a few more things for my room/kitchen but I will get those once I start traveling. Kinda crazy to think I've already lived here for 3 weeks. Time flies when you're busy doing what you love.
Monday, 4 July 2016
It's been a while since my last outfit post. As much as I hate to admit this, it's quite often that a lot of photos don't make it to the blog. Either I don't like them or I just don't feel that they are worthy of sharing, or there is some other excuse. But I do love this outfit, although I probably wouldn't be comfortable wearing it out and about to dinner or a party, as it is not exactly my preferred choice of clothing. Yet, I find the dusty pink color and the lace details so girly and so me. You probably remember that I promised you and myself to wear less pink, so I am happy to say that I am sticking to my word and these photos are actually approximately two months old. So it's not a recent purchase or anything! In fact I chose these pieces from NA-KD a long time ago. Like most clothes in my closet, they were waiting around for a perfect occasion, or mood to be worn. These photos were taken in Frankfurt by my favorite Nicola. I am still not sure when or if I will be able to find a photographer here in Dubai so obviously my blog content might not be very constant. However, I am always on Instagram and Snapchat, so if you're not following me there (username: imbrigita) make sure that you do to see what I get up to.
Saturday, 2 July 2016
Almost a month later of mia, here I am finally able to actually collect all my thoughts and share them with you. I struggled so much to sit down and to write something in the blog for the past month, simply because I didn't know where to begin. And no, this time it wasn't like all those other times where I didn't know what to say. This time there is so much to say that I kept on postponing this blog post for weeks hoping I will have this genius idea how to open my heart here and share all that is happening right now. I kept saying there is something exciting coming up in my life and when it actually happened I was so busy and focused to be present in the moment that I neglected you guys here. I am really sorry about that! But we all know that life is unpredictable. You can spend hours or weeks planning something and most likely, things will not happen the way you want them to. There is never any certainty. I really wanted to tell you about it sooner but I was extremely busy to say the least. Not to stray away from the topic though, I will just say that I made two vlogs, which I never published and now it's too late to post them. I wanted to write an article telling you all about my big announcement but it's way overdue now as I am actually sitting here now two weeks later in a new apartment, in a new city, and a new country. Two weeks ago, I packed my life in two big suitcases and moved to Dubai. Now try to guess why...
Thursday, 9 June 2016
The usual scenario of how my every outfit shooting stars is something like this: 'Nicola oh my gosh, I have nothing to wear!'. 'What is my style? Am I all about that minimal style or am I a walking rainbow?!'. Then I get lectured for about 10 minutes how I shouldn't care at all or try go in just one direction. Style is meant to be versatile and playful, it shouldn't be specific. Life is way too short for that. Yet, I seem to have a hard time accepting my own craziness. But that's why I love having friends like Nicola, who as you know is making most of the photos for my blog as well. You may wonder why would I put myself through that hassle if I find it so annoying sometimes? Well I will answer that for you right there, because I love it and blogging makes me happy. No, I don't get paid for any of this. Yes, most of the stuff I wear in the photos is gifted but that's all a part of the game. It challenges me to step out of that comfortable circle of clothes which typically consist of old tshirts and boring blue jeans. It makes me experiment, and that is what I love about blogging.
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