Posts Tagged“Lifestyle”

Autumn is here. Beautiful pics

Change of Season In this case accompanied by a bittersweet feeling. You’re still brushing the sand off your feet when you realize that you have to take down your suitcase that –without knowing how– you managed to fit with great skill in the top part of your wardrobe! And so, before you know it, you find yourself filling up that suitcase with everything that has accompanied you this summer and you haven’t even got the salt from the beach water out of your hair yet!!  It’s true that time flies when you’re having fun!!!   Cambio de estación. En este caso,…

No place like home - BenchBags post (25)

There’s no place like home.  It’s as simple as that – comfort would be the word I’d use to describe it.  A place you feel your own; your music, your belongings, your rules. It’s a part of your life reflected in the pictures that hang on your walls, in those things you buy to remember where you’ve travelled, and in the gifts received from loved ones spread throughout your house that let you relive memories and special moments. Your books, your films, long conversations over a cup of coffee. All those songs you sing in the shower, unending dinners with…

Take a breath - A personal post by BenchBags

This week’s post is a bit different.  It’s personal, reflexive and tells a story that we hope will inspire you. A brave heart, free and adventurous. Strength and energy in the way she lives but at the same time talent, value and capability. An explosive combination worthy of my total admiration and of course, so is she.  I’ve been so fortunate to grow up with her and know her so closely. She’s that type of person who with her own actions solves all of her doubts or moves to another continent to achieve her goals, without thinking about it twice.…

You should take a look - Fashion style BenchBags

To Observe. That wonderful virtue of assimilating all that happens around us; to see everything out there from our own perspective.   To Observe. And end up adapting what we see to our actions, our lifestyle and of course, to the way we dress.   Observe bright colors and feel the warmth of spring; use what we see everyday and give it another shape. Fit geometry into a dress, turn the flowers you like most into your favorite blouse, or cover your skirt with polka dots.   Observe, be inspired and observe again.  This is what life is all about,…

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Reunions, family gatherings, toasts to all of our successful events as well as our failures – it’s the time of the year to celebrate everything! Last minute shopping for Christmas gifts, hoping we’ll make the right choice, as these gifts are chosen with love and affection. Reencuentros, reuniones, brindar por todos los éxitos, por los fracasos también, que aquí todo se celebra. Compras de última hora, regalos con más o menos acierto pero con todo el cariño del mundo…que es de lo que se trata. Food, food, food!  As with the company, the more the better. Christmas parties with friends,…

life gets better in summer

Summer is finally here! The best season of the year!! It’s getting hot and we’re dying to go to the beach. They say that the sea cures everything so that’s where we’re going , to let go of all the stress accumulated throughout the year. ¡Ya está aquí! Por fin la época más esperada del año. Se va notando el calor y las ganas de playa. Dicen que el mar lo cura todo, y es ahí donde nos mudamos para liberar el estrés acumulado durante el año.     Our skin gets tanned, our hair gets a lighter  shade and our wardrobe gets…

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Hello again and Happy New Year! Since Christmas and over-eating go hand in hand, in this post I’d like to unveil some myths about the popular “detox” diets and give some guidelines for healthy living. Although you’re probably familiar with many of the following tips it’s not a bad idea to refresh your memory and start off the New Year on the right foot. Hola de nuevo y feliz año! Como las navidades y los excesos van de la mano, en este post me gustaría desvelar algunos mitos sobre las famosas dietas “detox” y dar algunas pautas para una vida saludable, y aunque…

The best Fashion Blogs UK

Why are we making a list of the best fashion bloggers in the UK? Simple.  If there’s anyplace where fashion is ever present, it’s in the UK. Passion, dedication, excellence, advice, experiences, travel, food, lifestyle… a mix of values and ideas we identify with. Their influence in social media is another aspect which has led us to elaborate this list, and at the same time we’ve discovered some incredible bloggers and why they are so successful. ¿Por qué hacemos una lista de las mejores blogueras de moda del Reino Unido? Sencillo. Si existe un lugar donde la moda ocupa todos…