THE SCARF PROJECT: LOOK NO.1 / 5

The Scarf Project - an inspiration manual meant to showcase the different ways how to style scarfs in your daily outfits. Read more on www.dilekaspires.com

SPARKLING CHANDELIERS HANDING GRACEFULLY FROM tall white ceilings. Dark hardwood floors supporting white marble tables, buttoned sofas, and upholstered chairs in a pickled bluewood color*. Wrapped colorful sweet goodness displayed on mentioned marble tabletops - from macaroons and cookies to cakes and cupcakes. And ice cream. Oh, and did I miss it?

YELLOW

I drew a short paneled skirt, and the next day I made it. It was too plain in my opinion. Other people, however, fell in love with this yellow skirt.

BEFORE I PROCEED TO TAKE out my winter artillery aka warm jackets and cozy knits, I still have one more late summer outfit to share with you that I recently wore on one of those days when the weather was still going back and forth 30 and 40°C.

5 TIPS: HOW TO POSE FOR PHOTOS

Trying to capture that perfect shot? Read my five practical tips on how to pose for photos in order to get the most natural {or dramatic} outcome. Head over to www.dilekaspires.com

WHEN YOU DECIDE TO START blogging and you become the subject in front of the lens, you realize that it’s not as easy as you had thought it was. The image of yourself that you have visualized in your head doesn’t often match the preview on the camera, and after a good number of photoshoots, you realize that you are a pose repeater.