Feeling in the mood for some 90’s grunge, I put this outfit together to beat the heat with some retro-inspired cool. Tank top, plaid and sneakers all on the agenda, juxtaposed with luxe accessories. And I have to say, I do love a good waist wrap. Photos by Justine Iaboni using a Sony NEX-6 camera. Lifetime Collective tank top, Shades of Grey…

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Day 3 in Istanbul started out at the legendary spice market. Fragrant, colorful and full of flavor, there’s no shortage of spices, teas and other delectable tastes to buy. Most of the shopkeepers are quite fun and welcoming, coming up with clever one-liners in an attempt to lure tourists into their shops. It certainly worked on us. What started as…

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After visiting the major historical sights on Day 1, the second day in Istanbul was dedicated to exploring the modern culture of the city. Spending the morning at the Istanbul Modern, we viewed a collection of beautiful modern works of art by Turkish artists. I especially enjoyed the expressionistic works. While art can tell you so much about place and…

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