This week officially launched the beginning of 2017th second semester – basically meaning that everybody came back from holidays and, filled with new energy, started scheduling meetings, organizing events and getting back to business. My week began with two important shootings, four coffee meetings and two lunch dates, plus a little trip to Zurich to attend an event. Needless to say that I’ve been… Read more

Impertinent, insouciant, unreserved, thus is the French spirit – and whether you’re into Frenchies or not, we all want, or rather need, a bit of these allures in our lives. I might not be a Parisian myself, but I acknowledge the effortless style they brought into fashion and play the parisienne most willingly – wait, where is my beret?

Lately it is Longchamp,… Read more

Warm days and fresh nights, summer’s slowly coming to an end but still the weather’s playing extra time. Discover my favorite scents to wear during the Indian summer – whether you’re more of a gourmand or a floral kid, I bet you’ll find your gem here.

TWILLY D’HERMES BY HERMES

  • The scent in 3 words: youthful – floral – fresh
  • The notes :… Read more

You’ve been redirected. Redirected from TheRussianCode.com to ElviraAbasova.com and my talk about some little-big changes is finally leading somewhere. Actually, I’ve been thinking of modifying the blog’s name for a while now, and always lacked of time and motivation. But you know how life goes, sometimes all you need is an extra push – mine was a journalist’s question during a recent interview, she… Read more

Hello from moody Geneva my darlings! I haven’t been really present on the blog these past few days but it’s about to change, and talking of change I’m working on a little-big something for this platform, it takes time but I’ll be able to tell you (show you?) what it is all about in the following days. Fingers crossed. As for my outfit posts,… Read more

Sea salt on my skin, warm wind in my hair and a foreign soil under my feet – holidays begun as fast as they came to an end but I’m still feeling that lightness and calm you only grasp by the sea. My trip to Corsica was indeed a short one, yet it allowed me to breathe a moment before getting back on track… Read more

Ever since I treated myself with some Chanel slippers on this season’s -50% sale I’ve been developing a real obsession with stars: they adorn my newly purchased shoes and the blue dress I’ve been wearing in Paris during my trip with Chanel, plus they appear unceasingly on every piece of my summer wish-list. This has to stop before I start considering a star-tattoo (kidding). I’m not someone that’s particularly attracted by prints, but right now: I’m seeing stars everywhere!

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