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Seeds of 2015

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This post will be slightly different – and it will be the first step to the new direction of my blog, where I will start sharing thoughts and experience. This is an urge driven by my soul – I feel that by being honest about my past and journey I could help and uplift. I hope that my reflection can be universal, but I have a special intention to inspire creatives and artists – those, who often need the support the most on the path, that often is full of road blocks. I am still on mine – and I constantly follow my heart – and by surrounding myself with like-minded creative tribe I receive energy that helps me keep moving forward as well.

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So let’s get to the major theme of this post…

Highlights of 2015 for Adriana Deco

  • winning a competition and creating illustrations for H&M Oxford Circus
  • I became a head graphic designer at Lulu Guinness
  • recording my EP ‘Destiny’, completing Urban Development course
  • filming two professional music videos with top notch film makers
  • discovering new passion – live fashion illustration – leading to top clients like Tod’s, Moet Hennessy, H&M (Vogue Fashion Night Out), Mahiki Club
  • starting this blog and eventful London Fashion Weeks
  • I was hesitant about X Factor, but I decided to include it as a bullet point – it’s a twisted and unfair story, but making it to the Wembley was still an achievement – and greater achievement was overcoming the pain and getting back on track
  • meeting a lot of supportive people, who shared their talent, wisdom or advice with me.

It is quite a long list and for each experience I am extremely grateful; however, my most beautiful realization is that my music videos – projects that come truly from my soul – are the ones I am mostly proud of. Even though I haven’t received any applause, exposure or financial rewards (yet! 😉  – these are the projects that make me feel most connected to my soul purpose.

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I can’t wait until official campaign of my Destiny project starts – it is more than an EP – it is a personal story, where my music and visuals finally create together a vision. To bring it all together to this point the roller coaster of emotions definitely paid off.

Wishing you all a prosperous, inspiring, fulfilling year – full of positivity and strength to create your DESTINY in 2016!

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Wearing:

Dress: Guess

Heels: Kurt Geiger

Clutch: Lulu Guinness

Scarf: Miss Selfridge

Photos by Adam Kaniowski
www.adamkaniowski.com

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Fashion, London, Street Style

Girl from Paddington

I have been a Londoner for last 3 years but only recently moved to the West side of London. Once the sun started to come out it encouraged me to explore more of my neighbourhood. I must admit I am falling in love with Notting Hill area every day – after living 3 years in Highbury & Islington.

This is my very first look that I combined with the elegant white architecture of Paddington streets. I am wearing black and white to bring out the boldness of the architecture.

All the photographers were taken by a rising street style photography talent Zac Mahrouch – watch out for him, he is a real pleasure to work with and has a great eye and skills for very young age! http://www.zacmahrouchephoto.co.uk/

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Street Style

London Fashion Week – my looks

It is also a real chance for me to try my best in styling. I am not a professional stylist, this is something I have been doing for my own pleasure and passion – therefore it is always a great test for me to see what feedback I get from Sommerset House visitors. And it was a truly great one! I had gained a great interest and feedback this year on my looks and encouraged by positive words I decided to create this blog.

DAY ONE

The customized bow made by Anna Kostina was a true sensation. It has been my signature headpiece I have been wearing on my gigs and performances and I was sure it would gain excellent exposure at LFW – who doesn’t love the quirky there?

I combined my pop bow with truly pop T-shirt / dress from SS15 Moschino – I thought the pop culture of big bow and striking M (as a symbol of McDonald’s) would work together great as a playful, pop arty match.

 

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In addition that I wore a faux fur from Bershka (Black & White always works great with red) and my secret weapon which was coresspondance to Moschino and the bow – golden camera bag from Accessorize (true bargain I must admit!). The whole look was completed by the elegant touch of my Guess stilettos I got in NYC.

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This look made me feel bold, quirky and extravagant – all that I love most about fashion.

DAY TWO

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