Hello everyone,

I don’t think I ever shared with you the emotion I felt inside a few months back when I got the opportunity to attend NYFW.  My first fashion show felt surreal. As I got a bare glimpse of the luxurious flowing gowns from behind the lady with broad shoulders, I couldn’t believe my eyes that I was there in the middle of a real fashion show that was strangely muted by the flickering cameras sounding like angry crickets. That was the moment that made all those sleepless nights editing videos, sewing jewels and designing jewelry worth it. I felt like I was part of something beautiful, even though I could barely see what was going on. It was so special to me.

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I was invited to participate in a competition to win a trip to Amsterdam Fashion Week, to which of course I said I would do my best to make a contribution. This look is something I would wear to the event, expect I would probably add some tights and layers to make sure I don’t freeze. I combined the flouncy houndstooth skirt with a relaxed silk cami and topped it off with my favorite structured leather jacket. The gloves are a touch of jeweled femininity that bring the vision of the look to completion.

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Seeing your dreams turn into reality is magical and incredibly rewarding. I’ve always said that if my dreams don’t scare me they’re not big enough. I would love to one day attend European Fashion weeks like Amsterdam Fashion Week and just sit down with my camera and take pictures of all the beautiful street style.
Thank you Fashionchick for this wonderful opportunity. Be sure to check out Fashionchick to get a peek of all the latest and greatest in the fashion industry.

xoxo,
Evelina

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  • http://www.urbandarling.com/marina Marina

    Love the skirt! Perfect fit and such a great pop of color!

    • Evelina

      Thank you Marina! xox

  • http://www.mycactusdress.blogspot.com Dhara

    I am an amateur writer so I can say that you are not just a fashion expert but, you are also an amazing writer. The first paragraph was beautifully written, explaining everything about your feeling while you were at NYFW. I wish you all the best for the Amsterdam competition.
    BTW Evelina, I will be visiting family in France this Christmas and a trip to Switzerland as well. You are most welcome to join me 😀

    • Evelina

      That is such a wonderful compliment, you have no idea! Thank you so much and I would absolutely love to visit those beautiful countries and meet you one day! <3

  • http://www.dreaminlace.com Kelly

    I’m happy for you…getting to live your dreams like this! It’s so exciting. Love this outfit by the way! You always blend feminine and masculine together perfectly!

    xoxo
    Kelly
    http://www.dreaminlace.com

    • Evelina

      Thank you so much!

  • http://www.definitelypauline.com/ Pauline

    Attending NYFW must be quite the experience, I can understand the excitement!
    I love this outfit, especially the skirt, and I feel like it would be perfect for Amsterdam fashion week.

    • Evelina

      Thank you!

  • http://no tanci

    I just want to say… i understand fashion etc. I’m actually obsessed with beauty and style… but i always rethink about clothing when i go abroad. Do you know how icecold will be in Amsterdam and that it will probably rain or snow with rain? And how windy it will be? And hair should be tight together…also because of wind. I simply don’t understand how fashion blogger always go so far that their outfits resemble only what they like and not what’s appropriate. when i go on blog i expect there will be and outstanding outfit for winter now, since here is freaking cold. Kind regards, i apologize for my english.

    • Evelina

      Yes I totally understand:) I tried my best to create an outfit that I could still wear here in California. It’s still very warm here, so it wouldn’t quite make sense to shoot an outfit with a winter coat and such. People would probably think I’m a crazy person.

      • http://no tanci

        Of course… i’m generally saying.

    • http://marcreaties.blogspot.com Marlies

      Snow and rain together? Interesting. Actually that’s not possible haha, if the temperature is below zero, it’s snowing and when the temperature is above zero it is rain. So I bet it isn’t possible to snow and rain at the same time haha!
      But I get your point and as I live in the Netherlands myself, I can confirm that it’s quite cold here in January! I read about the contest as well, but unfortunately you have to be over 18 to participate (and I’ll turn 18 only 2,5 months later haha)…
      But I hope you get the chance Evelina, I love your style and your video’s (expecially the editing) and I like this outfit. I’d love to meet you as well if you’re coming here :)

  • Lois

    Hey Evelina,
    I’m following your Youtube account for a while now and also your blog. Your blogs are so beautifully written. I absolutely adore your fashionstyle!
    xoxo

    • Evelina

      Thank you so much for your kind words:)

  • Lucija

    This the second time in a week I saw the phrase ‘If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough’ while being lost in the search of my passion. I have some vague picture of what I want to do, but I can’t seem to narrow it down no matter how hard I try. But seeing your journey from first Youtube videos about hair tutorials, tricks to lengthen the eyelashes and later on finding you true passion and moving to your dream city (or should i say county? :D), it assures me that the first step doesn’t need to be in the exact work I want to do. Making it in that direction is enough, the journey will get me where I need to be to be my happiest self. Thank you, Evelina, for showing me and other women that dreams do come true and they feel so much more rewarding if they are achieved and not given. :)
    Long ramble, I know, but I always seem to have this need to thank you for everything you do when I comment. And as always, you’re very welcome to join me one summer on the trip to Hvar (Croatia) 😀

    The leather jacket is perfection :)

    • Evelina

      You are amazing! Yes definitely pursue your dreams and always make a list of things you want to accomplish. You’ll be surprised how much actually becomes true when you set your mind to it! *hugs*

  • Brenda

    Hi Evelina!

    Hope for you to win this trip to AFW, Amsterdam is incredible to visit.
    Only the weather here is freezin… I think thights will be neccesary and a warmer jacket lol.
    But love your outfit! absolute fan of your video’s!

    sending some love from the Netherlands!

    • Evelina

      Hahah will definitely make sure I dress warm! Thank you for your support:) xoxo

  • http://trulymar.blogspot.com Marjolein

    Dear Evelina,

    I simply love reading your posts. And te beautiful pictures you always add to those posts never seize to amaze me. I truly hope you’re going to come to Amsterdam. Partly because I live closeby and I would love to meet you! But mainly because I feel like you got what it takes to capture the whole experience in words and pictures with your personal style and share that experience with all of us.

    X!

    Marjolein

    • Evelina

      That just makes my heart happy. It would truly mean so much to me to be able to go, and now that you mentioned it, i would have to for sure do a meet up if I get to go <3

  • http://themakeuphotspot.blogspot.nl Eline

    So coool that you’re coming to holland! I love the outfit! However it is way to cold for the weather here it is almost freezing and this weekend it is going to snow :)

    • Evelina

      Thank you beautiful!

  • http://www.theslimlifestyle.com Ewelina

    your outfit inspires me to come out of my shell and live a little (fashion wise)

  • http://lesautdulapin.blogspot.com Ella

    I absolutely love it!!! But I assure you that even with tights you would freeze! Could you post how would you layer this look without making the original look fade away? Kisses and love your videos and blog :)

    • Evelina

      Thank you! I would just wear thick leggings and a long winter coat over the skirt<3

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  • Pauline

    There is a girl with my name here XD Well if you would come to the fashion week you will have to dress very warm (it is pretty cold here) your skirt is amazing I would definitely wear it when I am older. The look is really beautiful. It just looks amazing. I really wan to meet you once (: that would be awesome. I am looking forward for your second day of vlogmas ^^

  • Anna-Maria

    Hey Evi
    I really really really love your work. I am very happy to see you live your dreams, as that also inspires me to do the same. If I ever travel to America (I am from Greece) I would love to meet you! Thank you for being such a role model for me!!
    Anna-Maria

    • Evelina

      Thank you so much Anna-Maria!

  • http://michaelmacalos.com Michael Macalos

    Omg dear! I love your blog and your DIY videos on YOUTUBE! I’m a fan of your creativity as always!! 😀

    Hope you check out my blog too sweety!! :)
    http://michaelmacalos.com

    • Evelina

      Oh my gosh! Your blog is so cool! I was just looking for new man fashion blogs for my friend. Yay!

  • http://www.crimsonthreads.blogspot.ie Hannah Ferguson

    Aw Evelina I am so happy for you and all of your success :)
    I also want your hair ..and wardrobe !!:D
    Hannah X
    Crimson Threads

    • Evelina

      Aww thank you!

  • Noes

    If you go to Amsterdam one day, I want to meet you.
    I live there :)

    • Evelina

      Would love that!

  • http://www.alllovelythings.nl Mandy

    Wow you’re coming to Holland, so great to have you over here. I love your styled outfit for Amsterdam, but it’s so cold overhere. This morning it was already -3 degree, wich is 26.6 Fahrenheit. And it’s getting colder this weekend. Wish i could be at the A’dam Fashion Week. Have fun!
    Your blog and your you tube movies are so inspiring! It’s art!

  • http://zerxzastyle.blogspot.com Epp

    Oh Evelina, you are a doll! That amazing bright personality of yours shines always through the looks as well .. I feel your excitement since it’s one of my dreams too to visit NYFW one day .. big dreams are meant to be fulfilled! You are such an inspiration for me, showing that we can achieve whatever we put our heart to .. Thank you so much for that!

    xoxo

    http://WWW.ZERXZASTYLE.BLOGSPOT.COM

    • Evelina

      I love you!

  • http://stylebylinda.blogspot.com/ Linda

    LOVE YOU EVELINA<3 you're so gorgeous, I see you rocking that leather jacket 😉

    xx love from finland

    http://stylebylinda.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.thatszoe.blogspot.com Zoe

    Love looove love your gloves! You look so stunning Evelina!

    xoxo Zoe
    http://thatszoe.blogspot.com

  • http://www.christiancathorduffle.com Natoya Thomside

    Such a touching piece, I especially like the part where you say, ‘ if your dreams don’t scare you then they aren’t big enough.’ I shall be stealing that for my status update! P.s love the skirt! Gorgeous darlin x

  • http://thestylesubmarine.wordpress.com/ Rosanne

    Perfect outfit! I really hope you win, so you can see the city in all its glory :) I’m really glad I live there! But you’ll definitely need to add some tights indeed, Holland is a freezing country in the winter months (or really just in general!) :(

    X Rosanne

  • http://ladykfashionparty.blogspot.com/ Fashion Party blog

    Great look, I love the skirt!!

    **GIVEAWAY** on my blog!
    http://ladykfashionparty.blogspot.com/

  • http://beingzhenya.com Zhenya Hutson

    Houndstooth is one of my most favorite patterns ever! I didn’t even know there was Amsterdam Fashion Week! Shame on me, being European and all :)
    I hope you win and get to go!
    ~Zhenya
    http://beingzhenya.com

  • http://labeautyboutique.wordpress.com L

    Hey Evelina,

    I absolutely love your outfit. However, as mentioned before, it’s so cold here in Amsterdam! I hope you’ll be able to pull this off without turning into a little (very pretty!) ice cube, ha ha.

    Anyways, amazingly done and your channel is great :)!

    Much love,
    xoxo

  • Nina

    Hi Evelina! I loveeee this look! I live in the Netherlands near Amsterdam so I was wondering when you would come to Amsterdam!

  • http://alovelysideproject.wordpress.com/ Lauren

    The skirt looks beautiful. Have a wonderful time at Fashion Week!

    http://alovelysideproject.wordpress.com/

  • http://www.blossomlink.me Yuka

    Evelina,
    You are truly inspirational in the way that you put so much hard work, but never settle for what you have.
    A lot of new things are happening in my life, and as you said, dreams has to be big enough to scare you. Thanks for reminding me 😉

    Love from Tokyo, Yuka
    ゚+。:. http://www.blossomlink.me .:。+゚

  • Ghita

    Hey Evelina,

    Where did u get your silk cami, i love it :)

  • http://www.comqualestilo.com.br Julyana Morais

    Hi Evelina!
    I’m a brazilian fan, and I’ve been watching your videos for a really long time! And now I’m obssessed with your blog as well. You are so dedicated to everything you do, such an inspiration!

    Thank you.
    -Julyana, from http://www.comqualestilo.com.br

  • http://Elinisborn.blogspot.com Eline

    Oh Evelina, I absolutely love this outfit!! I am so so excited for you to come to Amsterdam! I really hope I can meet you! I have been a fan of your videos and blog for such a long time, I love them!! All the love from holland!

  • http://glossfashion.com/widners/ Michelle

    Love your outfit and I’m still dreaming about attending fashion week! <3

    http://glossfashion.com/widners/

  • http://couturerose.blogspot.com LouisaRose

    This outfit is so nice, the blue color is very pretty.

  • Ingrid

    You have such a good sense of style! You are also a great writer. You inspired me to make a blog someday, so thank you!

  • silly girl

    The blue skirt with your pink hair is just Amazing:)
    http://www.welcometomysillylife97.blogspot.com

  • http://plumesdor.wordpress.com/ Livia

    This outfit is DA BOMB I love it so much 😮 And the first paragraph is so beautifully written, you expressed your feelings so well… I truly admire you, you are my N°1 inspiration at the moment. I design jewellery aswell and you inspired me to go for it and to try my best to make a living out of my passion :)

    Thank you so much for everything you do , the content you work hard on is life changing and so inspirational for (It’s obvious) so many persons.

    WE LOVE YOU EVELINA!!

    Livia

    http://plumesdor.wordpress.com/

  • http://www.chloesterk.nl Chloe Sterk

    Love your blog, so nice your will be in The Netherlands during Fashionweek… maybe we can meet up! Have fun X