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The Bag Bucket List: CITY

cityI’ve never been a fan of the Balenciaga City, not because I don’t like it, but because it became an aspirational bag. You know, the bag every girl wants to have or already owns but wants in every color and size. I’m not saying I hate trendy stuff (half of the content in this blog are new trends and styles), I just don’t like overrated.

I have a bucket list, a bag bucket list, a list of bags I’m gonna buy, own and wear someday (someday soon I hope). My number one has always been the nude Chanel 2.55, a classic that will never go out of style and since it’s vintage Chanel (not those ghastly hula hoop things Uncle Karl has been doing lately), you can never go wrong . My second one is a new entry, the LV Vivienne. Never been a fan of Vuitton, but that little shoulder bag just stole my heart (and it doesn’t have the annoying monogram print). The list goes on and on and on and it keeps growing. And recently, that overrated Balenciaga city made the list and got its illustration. Why? Because they made it pink and little (remember my love for those little bags?), and who can say no to a pretty pink bag? Not me, that’s for sure!



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NAIL FILES: Farmer’s Market

Good morning my sweet readers! It’s finally Friday and Friday calls for a fun and simple post. Each month, around the 24th, I publish what has become a regular on Sweet’n’Raw, the Nail Files. If you are new to the site, it’s a themed nail polish compilation that includes the hottest shades of the moment from your favorite brands. Ans since we always give this posts that cute twist (think rainbow, berries, candy and macaron), this time I wanted to go fresh. What’s fresher than fresh produce (pardon the redundancy), right? So here it goes, Sweet’n’Raw’s veggie-inspired, nail enamel selection. Enjoy!


  1. Bossy Boots, BUTTER LONDON
  2. Navigate her, ESSIE
  3. Celtic Mix, SCOTCH
  4. Green Flash, MODELS OWN


  1. Coral Blame, TOM FORD
  2. Atomic Orange, OPI
  3. Paisley attention to me, SEPHORA by OPI
  4. Meet me at the sunset, ESSIE


  2. Beetlejuice, MODELS OWN
  3. I come in peas, SEHORA by OPI


  1. Holiday, CHANEL
  2. Pom Pom, CIATÉ
  3. Clambake, ESSIE
  4. A roll in the hague, OPI


  1. Macbeths Dream, SCOTCH
  2. Tentation, CHANEL
  3. Disco Biscuit, BUTTER LONDON
  4. Super Bossa Nova, ESSIE


  1. Chelsea, NAILS INC.
  2. Purple Rain, ESTEE LAUDER
  3. Damsel in a dress, ESSIE
  4. Flo Viper, TOM FORD


  1. Amazing Grace, DEBORAH LIPPMANN
  2. Marshmallow, ESSIE
  3. Highland Mist, SCOTCH
  4. Attraction, CHANEL

Ready for a night out? It’s Friday, time to let our hair down! So, which shade is your favorite one? I think I’m gonna go Red Beets today, you?

Bottoms up and sweet kisses…

Illustrations: Ana Sofia Alanis
Image sources: Deborah Lippman, Sephora, Selfridges, Essie, Scotch Minerals, Nails INC.

All texts, illustrations and collages are made by me, it’s forbidden to re-post without previous request (sweetnrawme@gmail.com) and images must link back to this site

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