Merry Christmas from the Alps

I wish you all very happy Christmas! I love this time of the year, I love walking around cities and soaking in everything festive. Christmas is about family to me so I always make sure I spend it with mine. We left Prague this year to spend the holiday in Samnaun, Switzerland and I think it was a perfect idea. It is so beautiful here! We celebrated a little bit on the slope today with a bottle of champagne... You cannot beat that.
How was your Christmas Day?
Chci vam vsem poprat stastne a vesele Vanoce. Ja tenhle cas proste miluju, miluju prochazeni se po mestech a uzivani si te slavnostni vyzdoby. Vanoce jsou pro me hlavne o rodine, takze je kazdy rok travim s tou svoji. Letos jsme opustili Prahu, abychom stravili svatky v Samnaun ve Svycarsku a troufam si tvrdit, ze to byl uzasny napad. Je tady tak krasne! Trochu jsme ty Vanoce oslavily uz na sjezdovce s lahvi sampanskeho... Nemelo to chybu.
Jake jste meli Vanoce vy?

High Standard

 Erdem x H&M dress, Balenciaga jacket and gloves, Alexander Wang sweater, Alexander McQueen scarf, Michael Kors hat, Wolford fishnets, Reebook sneakers
Holiday season is here! Time to dress up and dress warm. My tip is leather and cashmere, cashmere feels good and never scratches my skin (yeah believe or not most materials are not comfy for me) and leather is good for the cold wind in the City. Oh and in case you haven't noticed I'm trying to embrace the colors.
Svatky jsou tady! Cas na to oprasit fancy saty a zaroven neco tepleho. Ja volim kuzi a kasmir, kasmir me zahreje a neskrabe (ano, vetsina materialu je mi proste na tele neprijemna) a kozena bunda me ochrani pred ledovym vichrem, ktery mame v New Yorku ted kazdy den. Jo a pokud jste si nevsimli, snazim se vnest trochu barev do sveho zivota. 

Fall in Prague

Balenciaga leather, Simona Krainova x Pietro Filipi shirt, H&M denim, Dior sunglasses, Gucci crossbody, Steven Madden loafers
I was in Prague... again. I went to get my new work visa and ended up spending a month there. I had an amazing time. I went to Designblok, Nervous Trees by Kintera, Ruckl glass factory, etc. I worked as a double on a pretty spectacular set for a tv commercial and shot a campaign for Bata shoes. I had a lot of fun! Sadly I had so much fun that I totally forgot to blog but here is my outfit post from Prague. Enjoy the rest of the fall because before we know it it's going to be winter and Christmas time.. 
Byla jsem v Praze... zase. Jela jsem si pro nove pracovni vizum a nakonec jsem tam byla cely mesic. Strasne moc jsem si to uzila. Sla jsem na Designblok, Nervous Trees od Kintery, dokonce i ve sklarne Ruckl jsem se byla podivat. Zvladla jsem pracovat jako doublerka na uchvatnem setu pro tv reklamu a nafotit kampan pro znacku Bata. Proste jsem o zabavu nemela nouzi. Te zabavy bylo vlastne tolik, ze jsem uplne zapomnela na blog, ale tady je alespon jeden outfit z Prahy. Nezapomente si uzit zbytek podzimu, protoze nez se nedejeme, bude zima a Vanoce. 

I Heart NY - New Editorial Styled By Me

Here comes the second editorial I styled in NYC in the summer with the beautiful model/Miss World/charity president Tatana Gregor Brzobohata. I played with street style trends such as transparent tops, fringe, socks in heels, etc. while letting the key pieces from Czech designers shine. I hope you like it :).
Out now at Moje Psychologie. Photographed by Paul de Luna.
Tady si muzete prohlednout muj druhy editorial, ktery jsem stylovala v lete v New Yorku s krasnou modelkou/Miss World/prezidentkou charitativni organizace Tatanou Gregor Brzobohatou. Pohrala jsem si s trendy z ulice jako jsou prusvitne topy, trasne, ponozky v lodickach a dalsi, ale zaroven nechala vyniknout klicove kousky od ceskych designeru. Doufam, ze se vam editorial libi :).
Prave ted v prodeji v Moji Psychologii. Fotografoval Paul de Luna.

Where to Stay in London

 The View
 The Lobby
 The Irresistible Carpet
The Exterior
I'm so glad I finally made it to London this summer. It was long overdue since the last time I've been was 5 years ago to see the Damien Hirst retrospective at Tate Modern. Turns out Tate Modern has a whole new building now... with a stunning view! Well, more on that topic in one of my next posts. However, you get the idea. I really made myself a promise to go more often so I don't miss out on so much. It's hard to believe I used to live in London and know it so well when everything looks different now. 
Where to stay in London? At the Citizen M hotel at Tower of London. Why? Because the location is simply perfect, you are not in the middle of the hardcore crowds yet you are in the center of it all. I found it very useful to be right by the river since I love a morning run along the Thames. I also found it very useful to be in the walking distance of Tate Modern (well, I'm a New Yorker so what's a 30min walk, hm?). The tube is right in front of the hotel but I mostly Ubered around and it was always easy to get a car right away. 
Oh and please use the right shower gel for your AM/PM shower because I thought this little detail was phenomenal. Seriously can all hotels offer different scents for shower gels from now on? You do wanna feel fresh in the morning and calmed down at night (unless you are interested in the nightlife and in that case I suggest you start your night with a cocktail at the nearby Sky Garden). 
The Area
Jsem opravdu rada, ze se mi letos v lete konecne podarilo se opet podivat do Londyna. Bylo to odkladano uz proklate dlouho, vzhledem k tomu, ze jsem tam naposledy byla pred 5-ti lety na vystave Damiana Hirsta v Tate Modern. Dokonce ma ted Tate Modern uplne novou budovu... s neskutecnym vyhledem! No ale o tom az v jednom z mych pristich prispevku. Kazdopadne, asi chapete, co se snazim rict. Slibila jsem si, ze budu Londyn navstevovat casteji, abych neprisla o tolik. Je tezke uverit, ze jsem tam zila a vsechna mista znala, kdyz ted vypada vsechno jinak.
Kde se v Londyne ubytovat? V hotelu Citizen M u Tower of London. Proc? Potoze ta lokace je proste dokonala, jste dostatecne daleko od hardcore davu, ale zaroven jste v centru deni. Bdlet primo u reky je pro me velka vyhoda, protoze miluju ranni beh podel Temze. Taky mi prislo prijemne, ze je hotel v dochazkove vzdalenosti od Tate Modern (ok, jsem New Yorcanka, takze co je pro me 30-ti minutova prochazka, ze?). Metro najdete hned pred hotelem, ikdyz ja tedy vetsinu vyletu Uberovala a vzdy mi bylo auto pristaveno hned. 
Abych nezapomnela, urcite vyuzijte jejich dvojich sprchovych gelu na rano a vecer, me tenhle maly detail primo nadchl. Ale vazne nemuzu si prat ve vsech hotelech sprchove gely s ruznymi vunemi? Kazdy se chce prece rano citit "fresh" a vecer se uklidnit pred spanim (pokud tedy neplanujete vyzkouset tamni nocni zivot, v tom pripade vam doporucuji zacit koktejlem v nedaleke Sky Garden).

Hello September

Dior sunglasses, Zara tee, Iro Paris jacket, One Teaspoon shorts, Birkenstock sandals
Hello September!
I'm back in NYC and September will be a tough month but I'm excited to be here. I spent 5 weeks in Europe though and my next post will be "Where to stay in London" because I've discovered the perfect hotel so stay tuned.
Cau zari!
Jsem zpet v NYC a zari bude narocny mesic, ale presto se na nej tesim. Stravila jsem 5 tydnu v Evrope, takze muj pristi clanek bude na tema "Kde se ubytovat v Londyne", tak si na nej pockejte. 

New Cover Story Out Now

I was lucky to get an offer to style our beautiful (and only Czech one) former Miss World Tatiana Kucharova for Emma magazine. Tatiana had a busy schedule when she was in NYC, not only did she shoot a couple cover stories, she also spoke at a UN conference about her foundation that cares about the elderly. 
Mela jsem stesti, ze jsem dostala nabidku stylovat nasi krasnou Miss World Tatianu Kucharovou pro slovensky magazin Emma. Tatiana si do New Yorku zaletela nejen kvuli nafoceni par editorialu a obalek casopisu, ale predevsim reprezentovat svoji nadaci Krasa Pomoci na konferenci v OSN. 
Photographer: Paul de Luna
Makeup & hair: Stephanie Peterson
Sunday 6AM at Times Square
Nedele 6 rano na Times Square

Coffee Scrub

My daily ritual is quite simple, I believe in "less is more" if it comes to both makeup and skin/bodycare, however, that is one more reason to make sure I use really good quality products that meet your expectations. One of the reasons I like using Lush is the transparency if it comes to the ingredients in their products, you won't find a way too long of a list of ingredients on their products and you get what you hoped for. Simply said when I decided I wanted to get a coffee scrub I was longing for the familiar smell of coffee that I love so much and a softer skin after use and that is exactly what this cup delivers. Coffee scrubs/masks are very popular now and you can buy them from many different brands but I'm very happy with this one and besides the obvious benefit of having a softer skin (which feels great!) I also feel good about the #ethicalbuying aspect because I don't want to think about illegal child labor being responsible for picking the coffee beans for my mask. 
Muj denni ritual je relativne jednoduchy, zastavam nazor, ze mene je vice jak v liceni, tak v peci o telo a tvar. Nicmene tim spis se zameruji na kvalitni produkty, u kterych vim, s cim mam tu cest. Lush pouzivam rada prave diky jejich transparentnosti v ingrediencich, jejich produkty nejsou slozene z milionu ingredienci a vzdy splni ma ocekavani. Jednoduse receno, kdyz jsem chtela kavovy scrub, tak jsem se tesila na mnou milovanou vuni kavy a hebci pokozku po pouziti a presne toho se mi dostalo. Kavove scruby/masky jsou ted hodne popularni a muzete se je poridit od mnoha znacek, ale ja jsem velmi spokojena s touto, protoze vim, ze krome lepsi pleti mam i dobry pocit z toho, ze se nemusim bat, kde asi tak nelegalne zamestnane deti sbiraly ta kavova zrna do moji masky... #ethicalbuying 
 You can buy this coffee mask Cup o' Coffee on the Lush website or in the stores.
 Kavovou masku Cup o' Coffee muzete koupit na strankach Lushe nebo v kamennych obchodech.
Oh and my favorite ever body lotions are from Lush too... this month I've been using Sympathy for the Skin and it's delicious.
A nezapomente ze moje nejoblibenejsi kremy na telo vsech dob jsou take od Lushe... tento mesic pouzivam Sympathy for the Skin a je vyborny.

Silver Silver

IAM by Ivana Mentlova fur, Balenciaga leather, Zara turtleneck and skirt, Wolford tights, IRO Paris booties, Dior sunglasses
I am a year wiser. Again. Besides the awesome flower bouquet from my family I also got a Tiffany's ring from the T collection I've been eyeing for a while and these fun balloons. I wonder what is the appropriate age to get this excited about balloons on your birthday... :).
I hope you all had a great weekend!
Jsem o rok moudrejsi. Zase. Krome te uzasne kytice od rodiny, kterou jsem vam ukazala v minulem postu, jsem dostala prstynek od Tiffanyho z T kolekce a tyhle dokonale balonky. Premyslim, do jakeho veku je v poradku byt takhle nadsena z balonku k narozeninam... :).
Doufam, ze jste meli skvely vikend.

Jungle Flowers

My exotic bouquet is called the Flamingo
Apparently my mom  has a thing for the most unique flowers. This year she had a bouquet delivered to me from.... Ecuador! Yes you read that right. She was browsing the Internet in Prague, I was running around New York and these "jungle flowers" were getting some serious sun in Ecuador. How awesome is that! If you are thinking "oh no, she had flowers delivered on the plane, what a waste..." I have to say I buy local bouquets very often at the Union Sq market and I believe it's ok to have something extra special every now and then. Let's face it I can not buy bananas locally grown in New York state :)). Also Bougs claim that their farmers only cut what they sell, which I think is amazing. I hate to see so many flowers wasted, don't you? Anyways they have a subscription and I'm seriously thinking about trying it out because there's a very few things that make me happier than beautiful flowers (maybe new heels?!). 
Moje maminka ma evidentne talent na objevovani tech nejunikatnejsich kytic. Letos mi nechala k narozeninam poslat kytici... az z Equadoru! Ano, ctete spravne. Surfovala po internetu v Praze, ja jsem pobihala po New Yorku a tyhle "kytky z dzungle" se zatim slunily v Equadoru. Bomba! Pokud si zrovna rikate: "to snad ne, nechala si poslat kytky letadlem, takova skoda...", tak vas uklidnim, ze vetsinou si kupuji kvetiny od mistnich farmaru na trhu na Union square, ale verim, ze jednou za cas neni tak hrozne si doprat neco specialniho. Budme k sobe uprimni, tyhle banany si proste lokalne vypestovane ve state New York nekoupite :)). Dalsi plus vidim v tom, ze firma Bougs slibuje, ze farmari, se kterymi spolupracuji, utrhnou opravdu jen to, co prodaji a to je super. Taky tak nesnasite vyhozene kytky v kosi? Priznam se, ze kdyz jsem si prosla jejich web a videla, ze maji predplatne, zacala jsem o tom vazne uvazovat, protoze existuje opravdu jen malo veci, ktere mi udelaji vetsi radost nez krasna kytice (mozna nove lodicky?!). 

Phnom Penh Diary

The Royal palace
 Apsara dancers
The Central Market inside a beautiful Art Deco building
 Typical flower arrangements
A late tuk tuk drive
Our hotel
Here's my first post about Cambodia. Finally. I took a while to go through all the photos because you know it was Christmas and New Year's and life happened. Today I'm sitting at my New York's apartment back from Europe and it is snowing and just plain ugly outside so it is perfect to just lounge around and do some work on my notebook.
All of these photos are from our first stop Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. I was surprised by how many expats live in Cambodia and one of the expats we met while there was an American guy who owns a shop with records and posters. If you are like me - always on a hunt for a special souvenir this shop/gallery Space Four Zero is for you. I got one of the posters with Sticky Fingers - a rock band based in here. Seriously who can say they have a poster with a local band from Cambodia!
 Having a drink at the Elephant bar at the Raffles hotel is a must
Konecne se s vami podelim o prvni clanek o Kambodzi. Trvalo mi hodne dlouho se vsemi fotkami prokousat a samozrejme byly Vanoce, Silvestr a tak nejak se udal zivot. Nicmene dnes sedim uz zpet z Evropy na svem gauci v New Yorku a venku snezi a je opravdu nehezky zatazeno, takze vlastne idealni stav na to, abych se povalovala doma s notebookem na kline a udelala alespon nejakou praci. 
Vsechny fotky, ktere s vami dnes sdilim, jsou z nasi prvni zastavky - hlavniho mesta Phnom Penh. Byla jsem dost prekvapena mnozstvim expatu, ktere jsem tam nahodou potkali a jednim z nich byl i American, ktery vlastni opravdu unikatni obchod s deskami a plakaty. Pokud jste alespon trochu jako ja a vzdy hledate netradicni suvenyr, tak tenhle shop/galerie Space Four Zero bude neco pro vas. Odnesla jsem si jeden z plakatu s mistni rockovou kapelou Sticky Fingers. No kdo to ma!