18.7.14

Happy days in Milan


So apparently with my new look I look like a tranny. Or an escort girl. Or a hooker... My friend G was really shocked when she saw me and that was the feedback she gave me. I wasn't offended; I found it quite amusing. But just like F and my mum, she reckons that I look better with black hair. Oh well! 


We met for lunch at Ravizza, where we also ate when I visited in December. I had aubergines and two pizzette. We agreed to meet again later for dinner. 

Ravizza
Via Hoepli 3
20100 Milan
Italy 


I wandered around Milan and did a bit of shopping. Sales are on everywhere but I had a hard time finding something I liked. Gone are the days where I would just buy for the sake of making bargains. I tried on a few dresses at TRF (Zara) but even size large was too small for me! 


What better way to console myself other than with a nocciola and tiramisu gelato? 


At some point I heard loud roars by girls. I was very curious and I followed the noise. Dear Jack, an Italian band was at a bookshop and a few fans were let in for a meet, greet and autographs. I had never heard of them before. 


In G's opinion I dress too sexy, put on too much make-up and therefore I thought that I need to tone the look down. I bought a couple of demure dresses at COS. They look of course much better when worn with a belt. 


Ceci n'est pas un bib. I have been eyeing this COS shirt collar for a while and I finally bought it. I don't like wearing shirts under jumpers but this will be a more comfortable solution. What do you think? 


I have also purchased some tongs and strings at Oysho.


In the evening G and I went for dinner at Volemose Bene, a Roman restaurant.


I had made an effort to wear less make-up and G agreed that I looked better this way.


I had aubergines with parmesan. It was sooo delicious.


These tonnarelli with cheese and pepper were really good as well. Unfortunately I couldn't finish the plate.


My friend G and I. We have known each other for eight years now.


The restaurant offered us limoncello after dinner.

Volemose Bene
Via della Moscova 25
20121 Milan 
Italy


This morning I overslept; I had forgotten to set the alarm and I was in a rush to check out and I had to skip breakfast. I had a quick lunch with G at Signorvino and I was a bit surprised by the small portion. This was not supposed to be a starter.
We had a nice view of the Duomo and Messi.
I thought that for once I create an 'action eating shot',  haha.
Time was short and we had a quick mezzo mezzo coffee. It tasted like iced coffee.

Now I'm back in Luxembourg and looking forward to the Safety Days event (driving workshop) tomorrow that I will be attending with my mum.

12 comments

  1. The food look truly interesting this time. Oh...and gelato. I don't blame you on indulging on that. I would totally too as well! I love your new fashion purchases. You look great in monochromatic tone clothing! (sexy lingerie haha). As for me, not much have happened in the past two weeks as I have been very occupied at work (daily routine plus training new assistant plus lack of sleep these days, sigh). I hope to come back to post real soon!

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  2. Nam!!! Im so jealous! Ive had a huge tooth ache for the last three days and could only eat bread and butter :(

    xoxo

    Novelstyle

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  3. Everything looks beautiful, the view of Duomo and Messi , the food but the gelato is what I mostly love.
    I don't think you wear too much makeup by the way, of course my personal opinion and blond look great on you.

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  4. I have the same problem with sales and Zara sizes xD Nice to hear you had a fun time and some yummy food!
    xx

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  5. Well, to be honest I dont agree, the color you have now is really beautiful and suits your skin tone and eyes very well, is like they stand out even more. Plus, I dont think you exaggerate with the make up and the red lips are always very feminine, hope you wont stop to wear it! Btw, Milan is always gorgeous, I see you had good food and had a lovely haul, the dresses are so chic!:) Have fun tmw! Kisses Anouka! xo

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  6. Hi Anouka, I honestly think you look gorgeous with light hair, it really does suit you. Your trip sounds amazing and the food looks so scrumptious, really terrific buys!

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  7. Oh take me to Milan please! Lovely photos, the food looks yummy and the Italian coffee is the best! Congrats on your purchases! The dresses would be great for summer. I think the collar shirt is perfect for wearing it under a jumpsuit. I don't think you look like a tranny or... I like your hair colour very much. It's nice that you have a friend living in Milan and you could spend some time together :)

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  8. Italian gelato is the best ever! I ate something similar in Hungary, but it was not as good as in Italy :)) Great pictures!

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  9. This post is fabulous ! You are so lucky to travel a lot. Very nice moments :)

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  10. I miss reading your blog! I always love to read and keep updated on your travel posts because I want to see those virtual images which makes me feel I'm with you whenever you travel. You inspire me a lot! :)

    xoxo,
    SHAIRA
    http://missdream-girl.blogspot.com/

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  11. seems like you had a great time!
    your hair looks really light but I like it. I have gotten some similar comments before about looking like an escort hahah

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