is the journal of Denni Elias, about fashion, beauty, lifestyle and sometimes music

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19th century greek

A Fashion, Independent story written on April 18th 2017

My friend Chantal, that has been collecting vintage pieces her whole life, led me to discover this 19th century greek vest. It is heavy, stiff, and the embroidery and weaving are just a work of art. The last time I saw one of these was at the Met in New…

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La Suite Impériale

A Fashion, Independent story written on December 6th 2016
Inspired by the holiday season and by my visit to Moscow a couple of years ago, I visited the Shangri-la Hotel in Paris and had the opportunity to create a story around their Suite Impériale. I remembered that the first time I visited Russia a dear friend gifted me with a...

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who needs feet? I have got wings to fly

A Fashion, Independent story written on September 20th 2016

Over the last couple of weeks I was away at my grandparents house in the middle of the mountains, in Oaxaca estate of Mexico. Although I never intended for it to be a time with no internet and mobile signal -the place really is in between mountains with a river…

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Casa Wabi

A Experiences, Independent, Lifestyle story written on June 24th 2016

Casa Wabi, Puerto Escondido, Mexico. How can we potentialize development and help communities grow when, over time, we see that charity and money by itself are not the answer? Casa Wabi –an initiative by Mexican artist Bosco Sodi– is an example that seems like a suitable solution in our current society. During our…

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Huipil

A Fashion, Independent story written on November 17th 2015

We took these pictures just before leaving Michoacan in Mexico. The handmade dress is called Huipil, and they are traditional mostly in the southern states of the country, specially from Oaxaca. As I mentioned before, the Cempasuchil flowers in Mexico have the meaning of enlightment and guidance, and at this…

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