Despite the weather, its always hot in Toronto because you can watch Patricia on CP24! I happened to be in the GTA around the time of the big ice storm in 2013 and didn´t feel cold for a minute watching … Continue reading
Category Archives: Accessories
Took a quick stint to Spain for some R&R at the beaches. On my way back run into Geo in Málaga. An outfit just doesn´t get any cooler than this. Also love the matching watch, iPad and shoes. Perfect without … Continue reading
Perfectly matched outfit at CNE!
The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) dates back to 1879 and is Canada’s largest community event. It takes place in Toronto every September and basically boils down to a massive amusement fair, exhibitions and various crowd-pleasing events over a period of … Continue reading
On her way to dinner with the girls!
An excellent outfit for a casual dinner with the girls, don’t you think? Also, I love the monochromatic ensemble; white on all black, with silver jewelry. And there is a good style tip here: you may want to prefer gold … Continue reading
Hot in Vegas!
Whoa, it was a scorching hot day in Vegas, and so was her outfit! I met this lovely lady on the Strip in front of Planet Hollywood hotel. There were many tourists there in their dull shorts and Crocs shoes so her … Continue reading
Black Porsche and impeccable style!
The other day in Rome I was rushing down Lungotevere Marzio late to a dinner meeting at Due Ladroni in Piazza Nicosia. While it is a great seafood restaurant I somehow had gotten the idea to have the beef tartar … Continue reading
Cupcakes and colors!
I love when friends get together for just chatting or hanging out. It gives you so much energy and positive things to think about. I met this gorgeous pop of color lady at the Marilyn Café. Patricia was just hanging … Continue reading
Heyy, take a look at this. Those patterned tights are quite hard to pull off but I absolutely love this outfit. If you want to do it right, do as she did: She picked the framing black color for the … Continue reading
I was sitting at Café Central in Malaga the other day having just ordered my tapas and Paella when I spotted Sofia walking through Plaza de la Constitución. It was literary an OMG!! moment and I flew into the street skipping … Continue reading
Summer style in Puerto Banus
I took a flight to Malaga to go check out Costa Del Sol and what the bold and beautiful are up to. Marbella and Puerto Banus are said to be good places for some sunbathing, shopping and partying so that’s … Continue reading
Quick shot in Rome!
This was taken in Rome from the other side of the street. She was walking by talking on the phone. I just had to take a pic! So quickly grabbed her attention, pointed to the camera and looked curious. She … Continue reading
Helmets and hair, part 2!
This is one of my favourite photos lately. Shot in Rome, on a very busy Saturday afternoon in sweltering heat. Still she manages to look absolutely super. Her outfit is so nicely put together, simple yet very edgy. For … Continue reading
Summer is here again!!
Yes, summer is finally getting here, it is warmer and is time to dig out all those light dresses and shoes, and hit the streets enjoying the weather. Like the lovely lady in my pic: she was browsing the shops on … Continue reading
Spring in Florence!
So spring is slowly arriving in Europe, yea! I had spent a couple of days of not-so-great weather in Florence when the clouds finally parted and people came out to enjoy the sun. Those are great time for some streetstyle … Continue reading
I particularly like this photo, mostly because she’s so perfect in it. I’m a big fan of Rag & Bone jeans, and of nicely placed accessories. Most of all though, I just love the color and super fit of the … Continue reading
on Via de Tornabuoni…
Another great moment from Florence. This was shot quickly in Via de ‘Tornabuoni to catch a brief peek of sunlight. Celeste looks great in her beige poncho, but what really caught my eyes were her white wool gloves combined with the … Continue reading
The vision for creating Smilingstyle.com was to make “A website for ladies who’ll never stop being chix!”. Man, did that that slogan flicker before my eyes when I bumped into her at Zara in Prague. The outfit, of course, is absolutely super, … Continue reading
Summer style inspirations!
So happy that summer is here so just had to post a couple of street style inspirations from Rome for you to enjoy! Above, the cutest denim jacket I’ve seen this spring. Below an excellent arm party! Next up, a … Continue reading
Reminds me of two things I really want :)
I love this photo, snapped very quickly, just after she approached her Vespa, casually threw her helmet on, and revved the engine going by me. She looks seriously good with the scarf, the stripes, the boots, and the confident smile. … Continue reading
Polynesian and Italian bracelet fusion!
Ok, all chix in favor of accessories, raise a hand :). Inspired by the magnificent arm parties by my homie Ruya here, here and here, I thought I’d post some mix ‘n’ match combinations of Polynesian, Italian and other arm candy. Which one do … Continue reading
So great laidback style!
Oh yes Gaja, you rock this style and you look so good in it! I’ve always been a big fan of this very cool, laid back and very chic look. What it needs is a tank top, straight leg … Continue reading
Phone bling with Ruya!
Yeah! I’m particularly excited about this post. Partially because every chick needs some phone bling, but mostly because this is a collaboration with super fashionista Ruya of fashiononboard.blogspot.com. When I met Ruya in Rome she had the cutest iPhone bunny … Continue reading
Bangs and Glasses!
Bangs and glasses are sooo cute! As an excellent example of this style, please have a look at this lady and get excited!! Sometimes we hear people say that bangs go best with light frames, and that it is better … Continue reading
Taking a phone call in Spring St., NYC
This was one nice forenoon in Spring Street. She was sitting outside one of the hole in the wall coffee shops, having a phone call. I approached her pointing at my camera to get her approval to take a picture. … Continue reading
Grey looks good on blondes.
I’ve always thought that light shades of grey look especially good on blondes. Like in the picture here; the glasses mix very well with her blonde hair. Of course, the smile does quite a bit, too Whether blonde or brunette, … Continue reading
How do you like this? I think it looks quite good with a dark outfit that needs to be spiced up a little bit. Found in one of the costume jewelry shops in the NYC Fashion District.
Reviewing my photos.
Capturing people while they are busy doing something usually yields more interesting pictures. I like various aspects about this shot: she’s visiting from very far away, traveling alone, taking an easy break with a snack and going over her photos before continuing. … Continue reading
Aviators….she looks so good in them. Laguna Beach, CA.
Having breakfast one morning at the the Orange Inn this lovely lady walked by. She was with a friend, and you could hear the giggle into the coffee shop. The morning sun, her happy laughter and the Aviators made an excellent … Continue reading