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Fashion Diaries: Wish upon a Berliner Style…

Dear fashionistas, welcome to the new fashion adventure on the Mr.M blog. I am sure that the previous week passed in a good mood and that the preparations for the weekend are over and you are ready for a weekend.

Today’s fashion story will be dedicated to the fashion that is popular in the capital of Germany. Many fashion experts consider Berlin to be the center of urban and street fashion. Berlin as a fashion center is quite “modest” because unlike other European fashion capitals Milan, Paris and London, Berlin is unique, authentic and really simple.

The first and basic “fashion” rule in Berliner style (read like the entire German fashion world) is practicality and comfort. In addition, the clothes must be comfortable. Germans exclusively like to feel comfortable in the clothes they wear, they do not like tight and uncomfortable shoes, tight and short jackets and skinny jeans are not part of Berliner fashion trend.

Germans like practical, durable and comfortable clothes, to feel free in their “second skin” for a whole time. Since the sun finally came to Berlin, now the autumn tracksuits have been replaced by summer jeans and silk “pajama tracksuits”. When I say silk pajamas, I mean those colorful silk T-shirts and pants that we can easily put on and go out on the street.

In today’s post you can see how the average German dresses during warmer, sunny days, which believe me there are not many in Germany because springs and summers are much colder here with precipitation so you feel like you live somewhere between rainy autumn and cold winter with some small number of sunny days all year round. Over time, people get used to the climate and learn to appreciate every sunny day you welcome in Berlin.

Speaking of the concept of casual and comfort Berliner street fashion, today I decided to wear my new SVEVO silk T-shirt, which has a classic and timeless cut. T-shirt made of the highest quality silk, short sleeves with a ribbed bottom and cuffs.

During the production of SVEVO products in the weaving process, special very small holes are made on the back of each garment in a number that varies depending on the size, starting with one hole for size 46.

It is a trademark of the SVEVO brand, regardless of use and condition of the product, even in case of loss of the label, it is always possible to determine the originality of the garments of the Italian brand SVEVO Parma.

Resort knitted jacket is one of the best-selling clothing items of the SVEVO Italian brand. This type of jacket is a necessary item in the wardrobe of every man. The characteristics of this jacket are elegant and simple lines with decorative seams that fit every man perfectly and easily fit into a sophisticated modern image of a man.

This jacket is ideal for all transition periods, when you are not sure what to wear when you leave the house, and it is too warm outside for a winter jacket, but it is not warm enough for short sleeves.

Knitwear is a true art that is passed from generation to generation, a secret that is kept among a select few who, with their exceptional skill and intense passion, still manage to weave a new reality and spread love for finished knitted works of art among people around the world.

If you missed my previous story on the blog, you can visit this link and read the amazing story about this unusual knitwear Italian brand. A story about the brand with a long family tradition, exceptional quality and constant innovation.

If you want to be up to date and find out all the news that the fashion house SVEVO Parma is preparing for us, follow them on the social networks Facebook and Instagram.

Today’s casual, street elegance outfit was complemented by a watch from the Schroeder 1877 collection “Gentlemen Renaissance” model Broker with a rose gold case and a brown crocodile bracelet.

This watch was created from a scratch that was researched and developed over the years by engineer Fred-Eric Bolzli. The watch shows local times in the cities where Schroeder Joailliers jewelry products are represented: Luxembourg, Moscow, Dubai, Shanghai, Tokyo and New York.

Even this time I had no dilemma which watch I would put on my hand because the Schroeder The Broker watch was made as an ideal combination of the inevitable rose gold color case with a bracelet of an iconic and timeless dark brown color.

For all those who did not follow my previous fashion adventures, this watch is a novelty, so I suggest you read the Schroeder story and get acquainted with this unusual brand from Luxembourg, I am sure you will like their incredible story. You can follow Maison Schroeder on the social networks Facebook and Instagram.

OUTFIT

Jacket: SVEVO Parma

T-Shirt: SVEVO Parma

Watch: Schroeder Joailliers 1877

Jeans: Brunello Cucinelli

Backpack: Picard

Sneakers: Angelo Galasso

I used these wonderful sunny spring days in Berlin to walk my velvet sneakers, which I was a little “cold” at first because I was afraid that velvet would fit my style. The first thing on my mind was maintenance, but as they survived a couple of unexpected rainy walks they have now become my favorite piece!

Of course, the navy blue color with these golden details easily blended in with the other pieces in today’s outfit and the velvet further emphasized the elegant note of this outfit.

My dear fashionistas, we have reached the end of this special post where together we discovered another myth about the German cult of street fashion! How did you like my elegant-casual outfit today?

I really tried to prepare today’s post for you with a lot of love and I hope you will like it! See you in a couple of days with some new interesting story!

I advise you from the bottom of my heart to listen to my advice due to the current unfavorable health situation in almost all European and countries around the world. If you need to go out into the fresh air, take a walk and clear your mind, feel free to do so, but do not go to places where there are a lot of people and encourage crowding.

I understand that people need to go out into the fresh air for physical activity and mental health, but you can do that by simple walking the city every day, on low-traffic pedestrian streets. Of course, you can walk in parks and other types of green areas or promenades along rivers, but keep the prescribed physical distance, use disinfectants and wear a mask.

If you have a question, comment, suggestion or message for me, you can write me down in the comments. Of course, as always you can contact me via mail or social media channels, which you can find on the CONTACT ME page. Stay tuned!

With love from Berlin,
Mr.M

This post is sponsored by Schroeder Joailliers 1877, SVEVO Parma, Picard Lederwaren and Angelo Galasso brands and represents my personal and honest review of their products.

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SVEVO Parma: Italian Elegance and Sophistication woven into every piece of fine yarns…

Dear my fashionistas, welcome to the Mr.M blog! I believe that all the preparations for the weekend are over and that this working week passed in a good mood! Earlier this week, I received an email from one reader who regularly follows my blog and who sent me interesting suggestions that can be introduced on the Mr.M blog soon. The last sentence in her letter brought a smile to my face: “Dear Marko, believe me, even the birds know for Friday is the day when you send us your new letters and it is the time to relax, grab favorite drink and candies and enjoy in new fashion stories on Mr.M blog! ”.

I honestly can’t describe my happiness when I read your emails because I’m glad that my blog work brightens someone’s day and that you use your free time to embark with me on fashion adventures and travel adventures around the world. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the wonderful words and I hope that we will hang out so nicely in the years to come!

Today I present to you an interesting brand from Italy that produces knitwear pieces for men. The SVEVO Parma brand is linked to the history of the Somma fashion family, which in the last century turned their production talent into a true art of producing knitwear.

The founder of the brand is Nicola Somma, a skilled knitwear merchant who arrived in 1892 in the Italian city of Bari and opened the doors of his fashion empire in the heart of the city in Via Abate Gimma street with his vision full of intuition and determination.

The origin of the name of the brand itself is inspired by the famous Norman-Swabian (Normanno Svevo in Italian) Castle of Bari.

This fashion story began in Bari, when Mr. Nicola Somma opened a chain of knitwear stores for men and women, not knowing that he started the “fashion wheel” of an Italian company that still focuses on the values of quality and authenticity.

In 1955, his son Mario Somma founded the first SVEVO knitwear factory for the production of high-quality knitwear, which was made by professional local craftsmen. Thus, from the center of Puglia, a country rich in resources and resourcefulness, threads of sophistication and excellent craftsmanship are developed, destined to weave the future of the company.

More than 60 years ago, in 1958 to be precise, Mr. Nicola, Mario’s son and the eldest son of the third generation of the Somma family, opened a new factory dedicated to women’s knitwear and as an additional production unit of the men’s knitwear collection.

The news of that endeavor at that time was reported by many media in Italy, who described the new supply chain as “classic and delicate fashion steps, where embroidery and weaving are done on old looms with new methods.” With these methods, sweaters, cardigans and other knitted pieces get shine and softness with incomparable quality and do not shrink. ”

In the early 1990s, Nicola ventured into an even more ambitious endeavor, moving to the fashion doors of Parma to write another new chapter in the production history of the Somma family.

In Fidenza, in the historic knitting factory from the 1950s, which was taken over by the Somma family, Nicola starts a new production unit SVEVO together with his son Mario and daughter Vittoria Somma.

In the last 20 years, the company has achieved exceptional results, in Italy and abroad, implementing production capacities and lending its know how technology to the largest luxury fashion houses around the world.

SVEVO‘s latest task based on the principle of developing production “challenge in challenge” is to recognize continuity and tradition as the most authentic sign of quality and comfort, continuing to progress towards the future in a significant opening to progress and fashion industrialization.

The new generation, Mario and Vittoria Somma, manage all activities, from design, production, distribution, branding and communication with partners and consumers.

This is the fourth generation of the Somma family, which preserves the SVEVO brand and passes on the brand’s heritage to the next generation.

The SVEVO brand is always in constant motion between the conception of new fashion lines and the conquest of new international markets, but the brand still relies on a centralized and direct management strategy. Mr. Mario Somma manages the affairs of the creative, commercial and marketing strategy, while Ms. Vittoria Somma directs the development of the collections and all phases of the production chain of the fashion house SVEVO Parma.

When I received the products, Mr. Mario Somma asked me to describe my first impressions and write it in one sentence, I must admit that it is very difficult to do, but I think I succeeded – “Svevo knitwear is characterized by extraordinary lightness and softness of yarn with impeccable design .”

This brand is in itself elegant and casual, I think it has a timeless art form and value.

Knitwear is a true art that is passed from generation to generation, a secret that is kept among a select few who, with their exceptional skill and intense passion, still manage to weave a new reality and spread love for finished knitted works of art among people around the world.

If you want to be up to date and find out all the news that the fashion house SVEVO Parma is preparing for us, follow them on the social networks Facebook and Instagram.

I complemented this unusual combination of sophisticated and urban casual clothing combination that captivates with sporty elegance with a watch from the new redesigned collection Gentlemen Etrier from jewelry house of Schroeder from Luxembourg.

In previous posts, you had the opportunity to see a classic model with a black crocodile bracelet – link 1 and link 2. Today I present a new redesigned Schroeder Timepieces “Etrier” Steel Skeleton watch with self-winding mechanical movement “SW200-1”.

Even this time I had no dilemma which watch I would put on my hand because the Schroeder Etrier Skeleton watch was made as an ideal combination of the inevitable silver color steel case with a bracelet of an unusual cognac color.

For all those who did not follow my previous fashion adventures, this watch is a novelty, so I suggest you read the Schroeder story and get acquainted with this unusual brand from Luxembourg, I am sure you will like their unusual story.

I will share with you a small piece of the story of the Schroeder jewelry brand. Schroeder Joailliers was founded back in 1877, the official supplier of the Grand Ducal Court, which has a long family tradition behind it.

The watch you had the opportunity to see in the previous and today’s post is a new model from the classic Gentlemen Etrier collection that got a redesigned look of the dial that is the result of the creative skill of co-owner Gaby Schroeder. The traditional classic with the best Swiss mechanism got a new modern look! You can follow Maison Schroeder on the social networks Facebook and Instagram.

OUTFIT

Jacket: SVEVO Parma

Polo T-Shirt: SVEVO Parma

Watch: Schroeder Joailliers 1877

Jogging Trousers: SVEVO Parma

Sneakers: Angelo Galasso

I used these wonderful spring days in Berlin to walk my velvet sneakers, which I was a little skeptical at first because I was afraid that velvet would fit my style. The first thing on my mind was maintenance, but as they survived a couple of unexpected rainy walks they have now become my favorite piece!

Of course, the navy blue color with these golden details easily blended in with the other pieces in today’s outfit and the velvet further emphasized the elegant note of this outfit.

My dear fashionistas, we have reached the end of this special post where together we discovered another Italian knitwear fashion brand which will explore with us some new fashion trends this spring! Do you have in your closet some interesting knitwear piece that you plan to wear this spring – summer season? How did you like my outfit today? Share with me your opinion!

I really did my best to prepare today’s post with a lot of love and I hope you will like it! See you in a couple of days with some new interesting story!

I advise you from the bottom of my heart to listen to my advice due to the current unfavorable health situation in almost all European and countries around the world. If you need to go out into the fresh air, take a walk and clear your mind, feel free to do so, but do not go to places where there are a lot of people and encourage crowding.

I understand that people need to go out into the fresh air for physical activity and mental health, but you can do that by simple walking the city every day, on low-traffic pedestrian streets. Of course, you can walk in parks and other types of green areas or promenades along rivers, but keep the prescribed physical distance, use disinfectants and wear a mask.

If you have a question, comment, suggestion or message for me, you can write me down in the comments. Of course, as always you can contact me via mail or social media channels, which you can find on the CONTACT ME page. Stay tuned!

With love from Berlin,
Mr.M

This post is sponsored by Schroeder Joailliers 1877, SVEVO Parma and Angelo Galasso brands and represents my personal and honest review of their products.

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Fashion Diary: Something old, something new, something blue…

My dear fashionistas, I hope you are doing great and you are ready for a new fashion adventure on Mr.M blog. I believe that you are tired from the last working week, but the weekend is coming and I am sure that we will all recharge our batteries for new victories to come.

As the title of the today’s post says, I will show you how I managed to combine something new, something old and something blue, so we will see how successful I was in that task!

My friends from my hometown tell me that the weather in Belgrade is wonderful, I sincerely wish I could brag about how wonderful the weather is in Berlin, but these days I have more of an opportunity to wear a raincoat than an interesting spring jacket. I don’t know if it’s just some of my subjective feelings, but I think that the weather climate have changed significantly, this spring has the typical characteristics of autumn.

Morning and evening temperatures are lower, sometimes with precipitation and the weather is quite unstable. I experienced in one day during the photo shooting that I experience heavy dry snow like you can see in Snow Globe, the sun is shining, it is raining and all that at the same time of course, is accompanied by a strong wind. I know it seems impossible and amazing, but the weather in Berlin is changeable and people don’t even know how to behave anymore and what they should wear.

When I saw the first rays of the sun, the only thing I could do was send a quick message to the photographer with the words: “I think now is the right time!”. After I got an answer from the photographer to be ready and “to make it happen” in 20 minutes, I only had enough time to brush my teeth and at the speed of light put on the things I had been preparing for days and fitting into this outfit.

The turtleneck that you have the opportunity to see on me today is certainly at least 3, maybe 4 years old, if you will believe me, I never wore it because I did not have the courage to make a perfect fit it with my other items in the closet. I think that the speed this time was crucial and that’s why I put on this turtleneck without thinking and went to take some photos.

As I write this post and look at the pictures, now I realize that the quote: “It’s never too late! Everything in life happens for a reason and at the right time! ” I think that this turtleneck, no matter how funny it seemed, waited too long for its “five minutes” and that I gathered the courage to take it.

You know why I adore Berlin? It is one of those European capitals where there are no fashion rules and official codes… You can go out to throw garbage in a ball gown or if you are not in the right mood you just can go outside in total home casual lounge wear, everything is allowed.

A couple of days ago, I read the German Vogue magazine and saw the headline – “Are you ready for the blue fashion wave?”. I am not one of those people who blindly follow fashion trends, but I got the inspiration to find some blue details from my wardrobe and include some of them in my new fashion story.

I don’t think you can guess how that fashion battle through my closet looked like, since there were things on all sides and the first thing I saw was a navy blue Burberry trench coat and this time it was the base item for me to fit the fashion details in this outfit.

Since the coat had leather details on it, I didn’t give up until I found these pants that have a leather line because I had a feeling that they would be the perfect choice.

There was a dilemma between 3 sweaters: dark navy blue, royal blue and this azure blue sweater that you have the opportunity to see on me today. Honestly, if I had time to think, I don’t think I would have chosen this sweater because it is too intense in color to be covered, so I was constantly waiting for the ideal opportunity and a better sunny day when it could be worn individually.

As for the choice of watch, I really didn’t have a dilemma because the Schroeder Joialliers watch was made as an ideal gold-black combination and because of the details on the coat, I just know that it will be the ideal choice.

For all those who did not follow my fashion adventure last week, this watch is something new to my watch collection, so I suggest you read my previous story and learn something new about this unusual brand from Luxembourg, I am sure you will like their story.

I will share with you a small piece of the story of the Schroeder jewelry brand. Schroeder Joailliers was founded back in 1877, the official supplier of the Grand Ducal Court, which has a long family tradition behind it.

The watch you had the opportunity to see in the previous and today’s post is a new model from the classic Gentlemen Etrier collection that got a redesigned look of the dial that is the result of the creative skill of co-owner Gaby Schroeder. The traditional classic with the best Swiss mechanism got a new modern look!

The new redesigned Schroeder Timepieces “Etrier” watch has Quartz “Ronda 515” movement, white dial with guilloché center and 3 Arabic numerals, and date indicator located at 6 o’clock.

You know that I never leave the house without a backpack and because of that there is always my best friend Picard who never leaves me. This backpack you see today in my post has survived adventures with me across Europe and the world, but as you can see we are still like new and fresh, always ready for some elegant occasions and city adventures.

OUTFIT

Trench Coat: Burberry

Turtleneck: Loro Piana

Watch: Schroeder Joailliers 1877

Backpack: Picard

Trousers: Versace

Sneakers: Loro Piana

I owe you a story about sneakers, but believe me, it’s not that interesting because as a “double” virgo in my horoscope, because of my obsession with cleanliness, I arranged and clean up 5 pairs of navy sneakers and left them to dry. If I tell you that these are really the first sneakers that I saw in the last second and managed to get close to the trench just to see that the colors match, happy that I fit the outfit nicely, I had to go back to the apartment because I forgot the backpack… Sometimes, it happens!

Can you guess what is hidden in this wonderful package? I managed to find out only after this photo shoot because we took a picture on the way to the post office and I didn’t want to open such a wonderful gift on the street, but to keep this wonderful decorative paper in the warmth of my home, the color is beautiful! You know how much I love decorative papers and I like to collect and keep them all…

I know, it sounds hard, but it’s been my hobby since I was little! My mother could never clean up the house of decorative papers from gifts and fine stickers, when I went to college on one occasion she accidentally threw everything away because she mixed up the boxes and today I can’t regret that I was left without those wonderful decorative papers.

My dear fashionistas, we have reached the end of this special post where together we discovered another new fashion trend that will be trending this spring! Do you have in your closet some interesting blue fashion piece that you plan to bring out and see the light of day? How did you like my outfit today? Share with me your opinion!

I really did my best to prepare today’s post with a lot of love and I hope you will like it! See you in a couple of days with some new interesting story!

I advise you from the bottom of my heart to listen to my advice due to the current unfavorable health situation in almost all European and countries around the world. If you need to go out into the fresh air, take a walk and clear your mind, feel free to do so, but do not go to places where there are a lot of people and encourage crowding.

I understand that people need to go out into the fresh air for physical activity and mental health, but you can do that by simple walking the city every day, on low-traffic pedestrian streets. Of course, you can walk in parks and other types of green areas or promenades along rivers, but keep the prescribed physical distance, use disinfectants and wear a mask.

If you have a question, comment, suggestion or message for me, you can write me down in the comments. Of course, as always you can contact me via mail or social media channels, which you can find on the CONTACT ME page. Stay tuned!

With love from Berlin,
Mr.M

This post is sponsored by Schroeder Joailliers 1877, Loro Piana, Picard Lederwaren and Burberry brands and represents my personal and honest review of their products.

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Schroeder Joailliers: Place where tradition and innovation meets…

My dear fashionistas, welcome to another new fashion adventure on the Mr.M blog. I hope you are well, healthy and safe, so I think we are all ready for one new fashion story. Today we will talk about the family values and creativity of a traditional jewelry brand that comes to us from the heart of Western Europe – Luxembourg.

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a country located between Germany, France and Belgium, which is considered to be one of the richest countries in the world in terms of gross domestic product per capita.

Just make yourself comfortable, relax, grab your favorite sweet treat and drink and our time to enjoy this Friday and weekend time can begin!

It is an interesting fact that Luxembourg has three official languages in this country, Luxembourgish, French and German. The culture of Luxembourg is cultural mix by a centuries-old combination of German and French influences. The country has a population of just over half a million, almost half of whom are foreigners. Luxembourg is both a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy, its ruler, Grand Duke Henri, is the only monarch in the world with that title.

Today, I will introduce you to a family jewelry brand that comes from Luxembourg. Schroeder Joailliers was founded back in 1877, the official supplier of the Grand Ducal Court, which has a long family tradition behind it. In addition to its main jewelry store located in the heart of Luxembourg, this jewelery house also has its own jewelry and watch workshop in Paris.

I know that you are used to get know some interesting details about the history of the brand, so let’s start. The story of Schroeder jewelry began back in 1860 when Mr. Lambert Schroeder left his hometown of Luxembourg to continue his apprenticeship programs in London and the United States.

A few years later, when he returned to Luxembourg in 1877, he opened his own jewellery shop, in the same place where you can still find the Schroeder Maison. Mr. Lambert Schroeder, in addition to being a skilled merchant, appointed his creativity and passion as the basic values of the working value and policy of the jewelry Maison Schroeder. He had a great passion for making quality gold jewelry and was an ambitious innovator significantly ahead of his time.

His only son Ferdy Schroeder learned the engraving craft in Paris and took over the company with the difficult task of running it during the period during the two world wars. His great skill in his art brought him the prestigious title of the Supplier to the Court, which the jewelry house Schroeder still holds today.

During 1979, was the year when Mr. Pierre Rossi, grand-nephew of Lambert Schroeder and current director of the Schroeder Maison joined the company. Under his leadership, Schroeder jewelry has expanded internationally by deploying in different markets and participating in various exhibitions and fairs on five continents.

The family tradition continues, so that at the board of directors of the jewelry house Schroeder, in addition to Mr. Pierre Rossi and his wife, their daughters Anna and Sophie also got involved in this incredible family business. This fifth generation continues the family tradition that is associated with traditional approach, know-how and creativity.

Schroeder Joailliers has a diverse offer of sophisticated jewellery, high jewellery, watches and accessories for her and him, which will complete your style and bring freshness to your everyday life.

Today I will show you a new, redesigned look of the dial that is the result of the creative skill of co-owner Gaby Schroeder, who in collaboration with the most eminent Swiss manufacturers created a new look for the Etrier watch collection of the Schroeder Maison. Traditional classics with the best Swiss mechanisms got a new modern outfit!

The new redesigned Schroeder Timepieces “Etrier” watch has Quartz “Ronda 515” movement, white dial with guilloché center and 3 Arabic numerals, and date indicator located at 6 o’clock.

There are different models for men in the Etrier collection, the watch I wear today is with a black leather bracelet and a gold color of the case with a diameter of 40 mm. The models in the Etrier collection can be made in leather or metal bracelets, you can see more models at this link.

If you want to be up to date and find out all the news that Schroeder Maison is preparing for us, follow them on the social networks Facebook and Instagram.

The coat, turtleneck and the jeans are the gifts from my dear friends from the Brunello Cucinelli. A coat with beautiful details made of leather and processed wood is truly a timeless piece that, due to its incredible design and quality, can be worn by several generations, if properly maintained.

The turtleneck is of a classic cut, a neutral beige color that will serve any fashion combination, there is nothing better than a pleasant touch of cashmere on cold days.

Jeans are a must have piece in my wardrobe, believe me I stopped counting them more, but it is always useful to have a few pairs of jeans as they are great for any occasion, especially if they are in some darker shades.

OUTFIT

Coat: Brunello Cucinelli

Turtleneck: Brunello Cucinelli

Watch: Schroeder Joailliers 1877

Jeans: Brunello Cucinelli

Sneakers: Roberto Botticelli

My dear fashionistas, we have reached the end of this special post where together we discovered a new interesting brand from wonderful Luxembourg. Who knows, maybe the road will take me to this unusual country in the next few weeks, so I will write you an interesting letter about this unusual country. How did you like my outfit today, did you manage to imagine this watch in any fashion outfits of yours?

I really tried to prepare today’s post with a lot of love and I hope you will like it! See you in a couple of days with some new interesting story!

I advise you from the bottom of my heart to listen to my advice due to the current unfavorable health situation in almost all European and countries around the world. If you need to go out into the fresh air, take a walk and clear your mind, feel free to do so, but do not go to places where there are a lot of people and encourage crowding.

I understand that people need to go out into the fresh air for physical activity and mental health, but you can do that by simple walking the city every day, on low-traffic pedestrian streets. Of course, you can walk in parks and other types of green areas or promenades along rivers, but keep the prescribed physical distance, use disinfectants and wear a mask.

If you have a question, comment, suggestion or message for me, you can write me down in the comments. Of course, as always you can contact me via mail or social media channels, which you can find on the CONTACT ME page. Stay tuned!

With love from Berlin,
Mr.M

This post is sponsored by Schroeder Joailliers 1877, Roberto Botticelli and Brunello Cucinelli brands and represents my personal and honest review of their products.

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Fashion Diaries: Brown Sneakers, timeless Classic as a new Spring Fashion Essentials

Dear my fashionistas, welcome to the new fashion adventure on the Mr.M blog. Spring has officially come and brought with it some new beautiful moments and finally that beautiful sunny weather that allows us to wear some of our favorite fashion pieces. Weather affects people’s mental health a lot, but when we feel the sun and our skin absorbs that vitamin D, all the daily problems can’t ruin our mood!

I made an effort to use these wonderful spring days to take interesting photos for the today’s blog post. It’s time to open our wardrobes and look for our favorite pieces because spring officially has knocked on our door! Did you prepare in time for the new fashion season? Have you perhaps realized what are some new fashion trends that will reign this season?

Today I am here to show you my vision of sporty elegance in pastel brown tones. Today’s outfit is great for every day, it can even be used for work, if your business environment does not require a strictly business dress code. Each of these item you can combine on different ways and I am sure all of them will find the spotlight in every outfit.

What you really need for a relaxed and casual elegant outfit? An outerwear garment like a leather jacket, light jacket or blazer together with shoes dictates the rest of the outfit for sure. If you want to achieve a fashion balance, you have to build the clothing combination gradually, but you need to have the statement pieces that will be the basis of your clothing outfit.

Today I decided on a leather jacket, many of you will think this model is just another pilot jacket in a row, because of the fur on the collar. I do not deny, this is a jacket with a sporty character, which, due to certain details, perhaps emphasizes a kind of sublime inner elegance which really radiates.

Since I chose a leather jacket, I thought it was necessary to choose appropriate footwear that would fit this sports style, so we need an unavoidable fashion piece that is of great importance in the cult of sports style, of course these are The Sneakers.

We all know that there are several types of sneakers, but today I decided to bring a timeless classic, sneakers from the new collection of the Italian brand from Tuscany, about which I wrote something more in a previous post.

If you want to remind yourself or you haven’t had the opportunity to find out the unusual story of the Fratelli Borgioli brand, I think it is worth taking a few minutes to visit this link.

For all those who do not have the opportunity to read the previous blog post, Fratelli Borgioli is a family Italian brand of handmade footwear that comes from sunny Tuscany. A very successful brand managed today by the third generation, which has more than 70 years of quality work behind it, while respecting the Italian style and tradition.

The most important project of this brand, which saw the light of day at the end of last year, is “SEISHOU“, a new line of shoes designed by the company Fratelli Borgioli with Japanese designers Ikeda and Matsuzaki. The name of the new line, SEISHOU (“unison” in English). This line brings with it a mixture of Italian workmanship and Japanese taste.

SEISHOU is a hybrid collection for him and her, which combines classic Italian design with modern Japanese style. The Japanese concept and design are expressed by the skill of making Italian shoes. The design includes the concept of authentic Italian footwear and a taste that faithfully depicts the modern Japanese way of life.

All shoes from the SEISHOU line combine the comfort of sneakers with the elegance of formal shoes. All pieces are made with the help of complex techniques that are still applied today by a very small number of footwear manufacturers, such as the sole milled on the last, the Blake processing with a hidden channel and the use of natural materials.

If you want to be updated and find out all the news that Fratelli Borgioli is preparing for us, follow them on the social networks Facebook and Instagram.

Of course, to complete this fashion combination, I decided that the best solution was to use the casualness of jeans and to match it with a gentle camel-colored sweater that will soften dark brown tones a bit. I think I have finally fulfilled my task this time! 🙂

OUTFIT

Leather Jacket: Brunello Cucinelli

Sweater: Pedro del Hierro

Jeans: Brunello Cucinelli

Watch: Epos

Sneakers: Fratelli Borgioli

In the last year, I have returned to the good old habit of wearing watches, which I must admit I am glad and proud of! Today, I decided to take to the city one of my faithful allies who helps me not to be late, and at the same time to have an unusual masterpiece on hand is a wristwatch made by the famous Swiss brand Epos. If by any chance you missed reading an interesting story and history of this company, you can do so by clicking on the link.

My dear fashionistas, we have reached the end of this special post where we enjoyed the beauty of spring and gentle pastel brown shades. How did you like my today’s outfit, the harmony of pastel brown shades in a sporty-elegance manner?

I really tried to prepare today’s post for you with a lot of love and I hope you will like it! See you in a couple of days with some new interesting story!

I advise you from the bottom of my heart to listen to my advice due to the current unfavorable health situation in almost all European and countries around the world. If you need to go out into the fresh air, take a walk and clear your mind, feel free to do so, but do not go to places where there are a lot of people and encourage crowding.

I understand that people need to go out into the fresh air for physical activity and mental health, but you can do that by simple walking the city every day, on low-traffic pedestrian streets. Of course, you can walk in parks and other types of green areas or promenades along rivers, but keep the prescribed physical distance, use disinfectants and wear a mask.

If you have a question, comment, suggestion or message for me, you can write me down in the comments. Of course, as always you can contact me via mail or social media channels, which you can find on the CONTACT ME page. Stay tuned!

Best,
Mr.M

This post is sponsored by Fratelli Borgioli, Epos and Brunello Cucinelli brands and represents my personal and honest review of their products.

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Roja Parfums: Chypré Extraordinaire, a fragrance to remember…

My dear travelers and fashionistas, how are you today? I am sure you are doing well and you are ready to enjoy my story today. Late last year, I shared with you my experience with Roja Dove perfumes, luxurious fragrant notes that are simply impossible to forget.

If you want to remind of my reviews of Roja perfumes from my collection or want to get better acquainted with basic terms such as “Pyramid of Fragrances”, I believe this post will help you.

Today I will tell you something more about the most famous Roja perfume from the “Haute Luxe” collection that captivates all your senses – Roja Chypré Extraordinaire perfume.

The name Chypre comes from a French word meaning the famous island of Cyprus. The forerunner of today’s chypre perfumes is François Coty’s perfume, which in its original composition had perfect notes of oakmoss, labdanum and bergamot, and the name Coty Chypre perfume was created due to the need to indicate the fact that all ingredients were mostly from Mediterranean countries.

Roja Chypré Extraordinaire consists of the classic structure of Chypre – a typically woody and mossy scent that shows the subtle strength of character. This fragrant creation represents something completely new and extraordinary in the perfume world. Paying homage to the eponymous island of Cyprus, together with the unusual fragrant notes of cedar and sandalwood, it revives the beauty of Mother Nature. The extraordinary scent of bergamot is mixed with juicy and sweet peach, whose softness is recognized through the indulgent heart of creamy Tuberose, and in this way this fragrant story has a unique velvety and soft touch that inspires all your senses.

What are the ingredients that make Roja Chypré Extraordinaire so special?

  • Top Notes: Aldehydes, Bergamot
  • Heart Notes: Geranium, Rose de Mai, Orange Blossom, Jasmin de Grasse, Tuberose, Ylang Ylang, Cistus, Heliotrope, Violet, Blackcurrant Buds, Peach, Plum
  • Base Notes: Clove, Cumin, Patchouli, Moss Base, Cedarwood, Sandalwood, Benzoin, Vanilla, Tonka Bean, Amber, Orris, Styrax, Leather, Civet, Musk

Mr. Roja Dove, one of the most famous perfumers in the world and the founder of the British house of fragrance Roja Parfums at the promotion of Roja Chypré Extraordinaire perfume said:

“I have a great love for Chypre perfumes. I find them convincing – their magnetic attraction is simply impossible to resist. Impeccably refined and tailor-made, they require attention and respect. These perfumes are difficult to make perfect, I love harmony and all the challenges that come with working with this type of perfume. In this fragrant composition, I combined the moss with the warmth of a classic Chypre with an unexpected bouquet of sensual white flowers and a juicy fragrant note of peach. For those who share my love for Chypre fragrances, this contrasting blend of materials is completely unexpected and also the reason why this creation is truly extraordinary. ”

Roja Dove

My dear ones, we have come to the end of this special story about Roja Chypré Extraordinaire perfume. How did you like this fragrant story of mine today and a review of the unusual notes of Roja perfume? See you in a couple of days with some new interesting story!

If you have a question, comment, suggestion or message for me, you can write me down in the comments. Of course, as always you can contact me via mail or social media channels, which you can find on the CONTACT page. See you soon, stay tuned!

From Berlin with Love,
Mr.M

This post is sponsored by Roja Parfums brand and represents my personal and honest review of their products.

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Fratelli Borgioli: The Story about Handmade Shoes from Sunny Tuscany…

Dear my fashionistas, welcome to another new story on the Mr.M blog. How are you today? I sincerely hope that you are all well and that after the adventure in cold but fascinating Russia you are ready for one warm fashion story from sunny Tuscany. Italy is a country that is considered to be the cradle of fashion and hedonism in general. My grandmother always said that there was nothing better than the smell of a new Italian shoes just taken out of the box.

I admit that I did not understand that as a child, but today, as a man almost the age of 30, I began to understand all the wise advices and words of the older people around me. In today’s post, we will learn something new about an interesting Italian footwear brand that crafting handmade shoes – the Fratelli Borgioli.

The unusual fashion journey began in 1946 when two brothers Rene and Valerio Borgioli, skilled craftsmen, decided to start their business in a small workshop near the picturesque Tuscan town of Vinci. The Borgioli brothers started making handmade shoes that were also of excellent fit and quality.

A few years later, Rene and Valerio decided to hire new workers and managed to expand their workspace in the family home. In the seventies of the last century, due to the increased demand on the market, the Borgioli brothers decided to build a new business facility of a larger area and introduced new ways of making footwear.

In the 1980s, the second generation of the Borgioli family, Urbano and Alfredina Borgioli, expanded the family business by turning the entire family home into a factory. Fratelli Borgioli has become a well-established and reliable manufacturing company in the luxury goods market.

They also achieved great success in the late eighties, when the family company began exhibiting at specialized fairs and thus entered new European markets. After conquering Italy, the next in line were Switzerland, Germany and Austria. It was a big step for a family company that believed in its exceptional quality and dedicated work of its skilled craftsmen.

Fratelli Borgioli has a collection of shoes for men and women, so you can always find something interesting for yourself and your loved ones.

Fratelli Borgioli is constantly investing in product research and development in collaboration with its workers: artisans, numerous stylists and manufacturers of leather samples. Due to these characteristics, the brand is recognized in Italy and abroad as an extremely valuable manufacturer of high quality shoes produced in Italy.

Fratelli Borgioli regularly makes new collaboration agreements with international fashion houses and thus modernizes its production and expands its sales network to a larger number of markets.

Fratelli Borgioli is currently a family business run by a third generation that has managed to advance and improve a company that has more than 70 years of experience and tradition in the field of luxury footwear production.

The Fratelli Borgioli collections were selected by the Pitti Design Committee. For more than 10 years, Borgioli has been presenting its seasonal collections at this important event in the world of men’s fashion. For all those unfamiliar with the Pitti Uomo term, I would like to write one brief explanation.

Pitti Uomo is one of the world’s most important fashion platforms for collections of men’s clothing and accessories and for launching new projects in men’s fashion. It is held twice a year in Florence.

Fratelli Borgioli has launched a permanent exhibition at his showroom in Milan. The Borgioli showroom is located in the modern design district of Brera and is open all year round for all fans of this brand. In this showroom you can see new seasonal collections and of course some of the timeless pieces from past collections that marked the work of this famous shoe brand.

This family brand introduced certain innovations in business during 2020, and these are the possibility of online shopping in their official e-shop and a new unusual collaboration with distant Japan. A new line of footwear that combines the famous Italian craft with an unusual Japanese style. At the end of last year, SEISHOU saw the light of day with a new line of shoes designed by Fratelli Borgioli with Japanese designers Ikeda and Matsuzaki.

The name of the new line, SEISHOU (“unison” in English, which means complete harmony). This line brings with it a mixture of Italian workmanship and Japanese taste.

SEISHOU is a hybrid collection for both sexes, which combines classic Italian design with modern Japanese style. The Japanese concept and design are expressed by the skill of making Italian shoes. The design includes the concept of authentic Italian footwear and a taste that faithfully depicts the modern Japanese way of life.

All shoes from the SEISHOU line combine the comfort of sneakers with the elegance of formal shoes. All pieces are made with the help of complex techniques that are still applied today by a very small number of footwear manufacturers, such as the sole milled on the last, the Blake processing with a hidden channel and the use of natural materials.

Shoes from the SEISHOU line are available in the online Fratelli Borgioli store, as well as in the Fratelli Borgioli stores, Casa Borgioli store, set in the premises of the old factory in Vinci, Tuscany, the birthplace of the Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci.

If you want to be updated and find out all the news that Fratelli Borgioli is preparing for us, follow them on the social networks Facebook and Instagram.

Since the weather in Belgrade got a little better, I decided to take my coat out in the fresh air and the coat you asked me about after seeing it on the list of my favorite items that you should give to your men for the New Year holidays.

Whitcomb & Shaftesbury was founded in 2004 by Suresh and Mahesh Ramakrishnan as an independent brand transparent in its production and dedicated to a deep belief in fashion originality and independence, backed by a craft approach. By creating tailor-made pieces that customers want, they are creating British luxury fashion in a whole new way – building links between the consumer and the brand, instead of solely encouraging unnecessary consumption in the consumption chain.

Good bespoke is a special kind of fashion: turning the ideas and measures of customers and beautiful natural raw materials into something very original, unusual and special; achieving quality is consistent and independent is exactly what sets Whitcomb & Shaftesbury apart from other fashion brands on the market.

In my post today, you have the opportunity to see again a masterpiece of the Whitcomb & Shaftesbury fashion house – a coat of classic design, which is authentic in details and which will remain a classic in your wardrobe for a lifetime.

This amazing coat is made of a incredible blend of Vicuna and pure cashmere, so this wonderful combination of materials makes this coat so special and unique.

As you know, I am a big fan of coats and this one caught my attention because it is unique and elegant. The other thing I love about this coat is the exceptional color that is easy to combine.

OUTFIT

Coat:Whitcomb & Shaftesbury

Turtleneck sweater: Loro Piana

Trousers: Loro Piana

Shoes: Fratelli Borgioli

My dear fashionistas, we have come to the end of this special post where together we discovered some interesting news from the fashion world and learned some things about a family Italian footwear brand. How did you like my outfit today, the harmony of pastel brown shades?

I really tried to prepare today’s post with a lot of love and I hope you like it! See you in a couple of days with a new story about the Fratelli Borgioli brand!

I advise you from the bottom of my heart to listen to my advice due to the current unfavorable health situation in almost all European and countries around the world. If you need to go out into the fresh air, take a walk and clear your mind, feel free to do so, but do not go to places where there are a lot of people and encourage crowding.

I understand that people need to go out into the fresh air for physical activity and mental health, but you can do that by walking around the city every day, on low-traffic streets. Of course, you can walk in parks and other types of green areas or promenades along rivers, but keep the prescribed physical distance and use disinfectants and wear a mask.

If you have a question, comment, suggestion or message for me, you can write me down in the comments. Of course, as always you can contact me via mail or social media channels, which you can find on the CONTACT page. Stay tuned!

Best,
Mr.M

This post is sponsored by Fratelli Borgioli,Whitcomb & Shaftesbury and Loro Piana brands and represents my personal and honest review of their products.

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Letter from Russia: St. Petersburg, a golden fairy tale on the banks of the Neva…

My dear travelers, welcome to the Mr.M blog. I sincerely hope that you are well and that you are ready to spend this weekend with me in St. Petersburg well known also as Sankt-Peterburg or Leningrad. We will agree later on how we will call this beautiful golden city, which is one of the most beautiful cities in Russia, while for some people it is also the most beautiful city in the world!

When I announced on social media channels on the day of my departure for Russia that I was on my way to the tsarist Russian empire, most people were shocked where I plan to go to snowy Russia in the middle of winter at minus 20 degrees. My hosts from the Tourist Board of the city of St. Petersburg sent an interesting invitation where they briefly evoked the winter magic in this imperial city. My desire for adventure, as well as my suitcase that craved airport tracks with the first dose of the vaccine received, I decided to embark on a new unusual adventure!

St. Petersburg, formerly known as Sankt-Peterburg, and later as Leningrad, is the second largest city in Russia. The city is located on the banks of the Neva River, at the very top of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. This imperial city today has about 6 million inhabitants.

Interesting information that St. Petersburg is the fourth most populous city in Europe, and at the same time the most populous city on the Baltic Sea, as well as the northernmost city in the world with over a million inhabitants. St. Petersburg is considered one of the most important Russian ports in the Baltic Sea.

Lakhta Center (Gazprom Tower)

The city was founded by Emperor Peter the Great at the beginning of the 18th century on the site of a occupied Swedish fortress, and was named after the apostle St. Peter. St. Petersburg is historically and culturally connected with the birth of the Russian Empire and Russia’s entry into modern history as one of the greatest European powers.

It served as the capital of the Russian Empire during the period from the beginning of the 18th century to the beginning of the 20th century (replaced by Moscow for a short period between 1728 and 1730). After the Great October Revolution of 1917, the Bolsheviks moved their government to Moscow.

St. Petersburg is known as the “Cultural Capital of Russia” and today is considered an important economic, scientific, cultural and tourist center of today’s Russia and Europe. The historical core (old part of the city) of St. Petersburg and related groups of monuments are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

St. Petersburg is home to the Hermitage, one of the largest art museums in the world, the center of Lakhta (Gazprom Tower), the tallest skyscraper in Europe and was one of the host cities of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

As you are used to, I always try to look back at the history of the creation and development of a city. According to the interpretations of the first written documents on the territory of modern St. Petersburg, the first human settlement can be traced back to the time of the last melting of the glacier that covered this territory.

About 12,000 years ago, the ice receded, and people went further north because of the ice. Data on the Slavs are known from the 8th to the 9th century. They were engaged in agriculture, animal husbandry, hunting and fishing and carried out armed attacks on other peoples. At the beginning of the 9th century, these lands became part of the Old Russian state, forming part of the territory of Veliky Novgorod called Vodskaya Pyatina, the area on the right along the Neva was called the Karelian Land, on the left – the Izhora Land.

As a result of the defeat in the war with Sweden due to the Stolbov Peace Treaty in 1617, the territories along the Neva River became part of Swedish Ingermanland, whose trade and administrative center was the city of Nien near the Nienskans fortress, built in 1611 on the Landskrona site.

As a result of the Northern War of 1700-1721, the Neva River Valley was conquered by Sweden and became part of the Russian Empire under the Nishtat Peace Treaty. At the beginning of the 18th century, at the mouth of the Neva, not far from Nien, the city of St. Petersburg was founded.

In the first quarter of the 18th century, the name was written as San (k) t-Peter-Burh. When the city was built, no special act was adopted defining the name of the city, but in the letters of Peter I and the official newspaper Vedomosti, the name “San (k) t-Peter-Burh” is almost always mentioned in accordance with the Dutch version. St. Pieter Burch). The spelling “St. Petersburg” was first recorded in the newspaper “Vedomosti” in July 1724.

In the first ten years of its existence, the main part of the city was the City Island (modern Petrogradski Island), there were Gostinji Dvor, Trinity Church, many service buildings, craft settlements and military units. The first industrial company was the Admiralty shipyard, where the Galija shipyard, the Winter Palace and the Summer Palace of Peter I with the Summer Garden were later built.

Peter and Paul Fortress (St. Petersburg Fortress) is the oldest architectural monument in St. Petersburg. Located on the island of Hare, the historic heart of the city. It was never used in any battle, and from the first quarter of the 18th century until the beginning of the 1920s, it served as a prison. Since 1924, this fortification has been turned into a state museum.

The Peter and Paul Fortress is a monument of Russian architecture, on which numerous architects worked. The modern fortress houses numerous architectural monuments and museums: the Cathedral of Peter and Paul, the tomb of the Grand Duke, the Botan House, the Commander’s House, the Engineering House, the Mint, the Museum of the History of Technology.

The fortress belongs to the historical part of St. Petersburg and, together with the complex of monuments, is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The model of the fortress of Peter and Paul has become a symbol of the city and occupies a key place in its panorama. From 1873, an artillery signal shot was fired from Naryshkin’s bastion of the fortress every day at 12 o’clock, which was not carried out from 1934 to 1953.

It is a historical symbol of the city together with an angel on the tower of the Cathedral of Peter and Paul together with a boat on the tower of the Admiralty and a monument to the Bronze Horseman.

The Cathedral of Peter and Paul is an architectural monument, the tomb of the Russian imperial house of the Romanovs. The wooden church of Peter and Paul appeared on this site in 1703. In its place, 1712-1733, according to the project of the architect Trezzini, a stone cathedral was built in the style of the early Russian Baroque.

In the middle of 1756, due to a fire, the wooden tower, the roof and the upper layers of the bell tower burned down. The building was renovated until 1780, with some minor architectural changes to the plan. After the fire, a great storm occurred which tilted the cross and tore off the image of an angel from the cross.

The bell tower is 122.5 meters high. A bell clock has been placed on the bell tower since 1776. From 1708, the burial of members of the Romanov family began in the Cathedral of Peter and Paul. At the beginning of March 1725, the coffin with the body of Emperor Peter I was placed in a temporary wooden chapel, and in 1731 it was buried again in the iconostasis of the cathedral. During the 18th century, until the beginning of the 20th century, all the emperors and empresses of the Russian Empire were buried in the cathedral, with the exception of John VI and Peter II. In 1998, the last Tsar Nicholas II was buried in Catherine’s Palace.

During 1918, church services in the church were stopped and all church valuables were confiscated. Currently, the cathedral is under the jurisdiction of the Museum of the History of St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a cultural center of world importance, it is often called the “Cultural Capital” of Russia. The city has over 8000 places of cultural heritage (historical and cultural monuments), including 4000 places of cultural heritage of federal significance, which is almost 10% of all monuments that the state protects on the territory of the Russian Federation.

There are over 200 museums and their branches (including the Hermitage (about three million works of art and monuments of world culture), the Russian Museum (the largest museum of Russian art), the Central Maritime Museum, the Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts, the Museum of Modern Art and Sculpture, St. Petersburg History Museum). , Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography of Peter the Great (Kunstkamera), museums-palaces and parks Peterhof, Oranienbaum, Tsarskoe Selo, Pavlovsk, art Pushkinskaya 10 Center, Museum of Contemporary Art Erarta, Sverdlovsk Museum of AS Pushkin, Museum of Defense and Siege of Leningrad and others, exhibition complex Lenekpo.

There are more than 70 theaters in St. Petersburg, including the Mariinsky Theater, the Alexandria Theater, the Mikhailovsky Theater, the Bolshoi Drama Theater named after GA Tovstonogov, the St. Petersburg Academic Comedy Theater named after NP Akimov, the Small Drama Theater (Europe Theater), the Lensovet Academic Theater, the Baltic House , VF Komissarzhevskaya Academic Drama Theater, Litsedei Clovneri Theater, St. Petersburg Bolshoi State Circus and many others).

Saint Isaac’s Cathedral

Da li ste znali da je Sankt Petersburg dom više od 1000 biblioteka (najveće među njima su Ruska nacionalna biblioteka (javna), Biblioteka Ruske akademije nauka, Predsednička biblioteka Borisa Jeljcina).

Sankt Petersburg je kulturna prestonica Rusije i Evrope, bez obzira na period godine kada se odlučite da posetite grad imaćete priliku da uživate u raznim kulturnim i umetničkim manifestacijama.

When we finished with the most important sights and getting to know the city, my hosts from the tourist organization sent me a nice form, what would I like to see in St. Petersburg? The list included botanical gardens and aquariums. Since I haven’t visited aquariums for a long time, I decided to visit the St. Petersburg Oceanarium.

Oceanarium” is a kind of “underwater museum” with living exhibits – the inhabitants of the aquatic environment. It is located in the shopping and entertainment complex “Planet Neptune” in St. Petersburg.

The total area of the Oceanarium is about 5000 square meters. There are 59 aquariums, and the largest aquarium has an underwater tunnel 35 meters long. The unique exhibition of the Oceanarium allows you to enjoy the beauty of the underwater world because more than 2,000 specimens of freshwater and marine fish, aquatic invertebrates and mammals live here.

Here you can spend a few hours observing the inhabitants of the underwater world. Colorful fish, frogs, graceful sharks will calm you with cheerfulness, and clumsy seals and curious faces of Asian otters will make you laugh to tears!

Every visitor can not only dive into the atmosphere of the underwater world, but also become a spectator of interesting “shows” in which the actors are sharks, numerous fish and seals. Performances with these amazing residents are held every day except Monday.

After the adventure I had in the wilderness of the underwater world, the tourist organization prepared a surprise for me, so we just went a little further from St. Petersburg, where we had the opportunity to hang out with unusual inhabitants of this part of the country – European Bison (Wisent).

Zubrovnik Park, a nature reserve located near St. Petersburg, you can enjoy nature, winter sports and socializing with European bison.

European Bison

The “Zubrovnik” family vacation and ecotourism park is one of the largest suburban complexes in terms of area and the only facility in the Leningrad region specialized in ecotourism.

Zubrovnik Park can provide you with interesting walks and excursions to beautiful places, contact with the wild and leave an incredible impression that you will remember for a long time.

The Wisent or European bison is a European type of cattle (Bovini). Wisents were found in the primeval forests of western, central and south-eastern Europe until the early Middle Ages. Their habitat are temperate deciduous, coniferous and mixed forests.

Wisents are herd animals, but only to be found in small groups depending on their habitat. Typical herds include 12 to 20 animals and consist of cows and young animals. Sexually mature bulls only stay with the herds during the rutting season. The outwardly similar American bison (Bos bison) can be crossed with the bison without restriction.

In addition to getting to know the bison, I had the opportunity to feel the adrenaline and be in contact with nature while riding a snowmobile where you have organized tours. A unique experience, I have to admit that it is one of the more extreme things I have done in my life so far.

Believe me, you don’t even notice the cold over time, for the first 3 days I couldn’t imagine spending more than 5 hours outside, but after that my body got used to the environment and I easily spent a few hours outdoors and in nature. It is amazing how quickly a person gets used to the weather conditions in Russia. The immunity of the Russians is good and they are one of the healthiest nations in Europe.

My dear travelers, we have reached the end of this special post from Russia, which would not have been possible without the selfless help of the Tourist Board of St. Petersburg, an institution that allowed me to feel the spirit and beauty of the former tsarist Russian capital and share my impressions of this unusual city. The Baltic Sea on the banks of the Neva River. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank the national Russian airline Aeroflot for the wonderful trip.

Time always flies when a person has a good time! A man is rich at heart if he has managed to explore the world and I am glad to always be able to find partners for my projects that help me discover new and unusual destinations in a completely different way during this global COVID-19 health crisis.

I am honored to have the opportunity to work with companies that are at the very top in the tourism industry and I would like to thank them for this incredible adventure and for allowing me to feel the beauty, culture, spirit and hospitality of tsarist Russia in a completely different way.

How did you like this story of mine about St. Petersburg? Have you had the opportunity to visit this city in Russia so far?

A model of what a house in St. Petersburg looked like

If you have a question, comment, suggestion or message for me, you can write me down in the comments. Of course, as always you can contact me via mail or social media, which you can find on the CONTACT page.

With love from St. Petersburg,
Mr.M

This post is sponsored by the City Tourism Board of St. Petersburg and Aeroflot airline.

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Fashion Diary: Refresh the Gloomy and Cold Winter with some Bright Colors…

Dear my fashionistas, welcome to the new fashion story at your favorite place – Mr.M. We are slowly but surely counting down the last days of winter, hoping that spring will bring us some new joys. At this time last year, the world found itself in some absolutely unknown situation when we first heard about the Coronavirus and we could only sit in front of our TV screens and hope to overcome this catastrophe that hit the whole world.

Last year we could only imagine going outside at least for a moment and walking down our favorite street, this year at least we got some new hope that life would soon return to normal with the discovery of vaccines.

This year, I decided to say goodbye to winter with details of bright colors. I believe that red is a favorite color of most people because it is a color that signifies joy and happiness. Scientists believe that colors significantly affect mood swings and can affect people’s mental health.

Some research has shown that the color red evokes strong emotions and encourages an individual to make some new changes in life. I noticed that this is really a true fact, because whenever I decided to change my life habits or make new decisions, the color red was unconsciously a silent observer to my eye and every time I brought some details of the color red into my life.

When I applied for jobs in Germany a couple of years ago, I honestly had no hope that anything would change in my life. Every day, a large number of e-replies were I was rejected by companies, as my CV did not “match” with the required profile of the person who needed the advertised job.

I remember getting over 20 quite cold rejections during one week, but that didn’t discourage me from continuing to compete to find my place under the sun in the promised Deutschland (Germany)!

It was a very ordinary Thursday afternoon, I was walking down the streets of Belgrade and I noticed a kind old lady selling woolen gloves that she made.

The lady radiated positive energy and was very kind, lovely and smiling. On one box that was covered with fine velvet in wonderful navy blue color were on display some gloves. One bright red gloves stood out in particular. They were beautiful, but a little small for my hands, I don’t even know what force “pulled” me to buy them, but I did it!

I was happy for one such little thing, but my day was “saved” with one pair of perfect red gloves. At one point, I felt the vibration of the phone, which means receiving a new e-mail, because I did not want to spoil my “five minutes of happiness”, I decided to leave reading the e-mail for later when I come back to reality.

That day, one red glove brought me immense happiness and a change in my life that I will remember, today these beautiful navy blue Restelli gloves made of the finest leather protected my hands from dandruff caused by the cold wind that dries my hands with incredible speed.

I can say that these navy blue gloves also brought me happiness because they arrived early this morning and with them also some new good news that I will share with you soon when the time is right. It seems that gloves have become symbols of great life changes for me, maybe that’s why I adore these fashion accessories so much.

Life is unpredictable and full of surprises that can be positive or negative. I belong to a group of people who believe in the balance of life, so that life is made up of beautiful and those less beautiful moments that shape us and in that way we mature as individuals with all our virtues and flaws at the same time.

I always have an interesting question that I want to share with you, but I just managed to remind myself and ask you: “Do you believe in miracles?

Do miracles really exist or are they just beliefs? Honestly, I believe in miracles, but I do not rely too much on the factor of happiness. I always try to do everything in my power, and only then can I admit to myself that I did everything that was up to me and let myself wait for the good news. How do you think, what kind of energy do you invoke and radiate, so in the end you will get the results…

My today’s outfit helped me to bring a smile to the faces of passers-by. Some recognized me and finally listened to my advice from the blog to approach and get to know each other. One girl who has been following my blog regularly for almost three years asked me to take a quick photo and also took a selfie with my cheerful red scarf. Looks like it was the star of the day!

In addition to irresistible details like a scarf and a turtleneck sweater, I had another interesting red detail that you had the opportunity to see in previous fashion stories on the blog – the red watch!

This interesting red watch, in addition to faithfully showing the time, is also a real little work of art that can adorn everyone’s hand. My new friend Jaguar is from the special collection “Kingdom“. This watch is handmade in faraway Canada in the main workshop of Ematelier, a brand behind which stands a passionate watch lover, founder Alex Landa.

All “soft” knit fashion details are a gift from my dear friends from Scotland – Johnstons of Elgin. You had the opportunity to see this rollneck sweater on the streets of Berlin in one of the posts at the end of last year, but the scarf is a new detail that represents the famous Scottish print for which this exceptional country is famous.

OUTFIT

Jacket: Paul & Shark

Rollneck sweater: Johnstons of Elgin

Scarf: Johnstons of Elgin

Gloves: Restelli

Watch: Ematelier

Jeans: MooRER

Boots: Etro

My dear fashionistas, we have come to the end of this special post where together we discovered some facts about the red color that most people love. How did you like this combination of mine today, with which I said goodbye to the last days of winter?

I really tried to prepare this outfit for you with a lot of love and I hope you will like it! See you in a couple of days with a new story from faraway Russia!

I advise you from the bottom of my heart to listen to my advice due to the current unfavorable health situation in almost all European and countries around the world. If you need to go out into the fresh air, take a walk and clear your mind, feel free to do so, but do not go to places where there are a lot of people and encourage crowding.

I understand that people need to go out into the fresh air for physical activity and mental health, but you can do that by walking around the city every day, on low-traffic streets. Of course, you can walk in parks and other types of green areas or promenades along rivers, but keep the prescribed physical distance and use disinfectants and wear a mask.

If you have a question, comment, suggestion or message for me, you can write me down in the comments. Of course, as always you can contact me via mail or social media channels, which you can find on the CONTACT page. Stay tuned!

Best,
Mr.M

This post is sponsored by Johnstons of Elgin, MooRER, Ematelier, Restelli brands and represents my personal and honest review of their products.

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Fashion Diary: The Beauty and Elegance of the Inevitable shades of black…

Dear my fashionistas, welcome to the Mr.M blog! How are you? This is an question that we forgot to include as one of the most important question for maintaining mental health due to the fast and modern lifestyle and our own daily problems.

I sincerely hope you are well and that you are healthy and safe. Today’s post will be dedicated to one of the most famous colors without which the fashion season cannot pass – black. I believe that there is no person who does not have some piece of clothing or accessories in the simple black color.

“What is the color of your clothes, such is your life”, a favorite statement of a friend of mine that I have known for almost 20 years. This sentence always comes to my mind when it comes time to buy a new piece of clothing or combine a wardrobe for the shooting.

Some scientists have indeed discovered that the colors we prefer are only a reflection of our personality and character. Each of the colors in the palette has a specific meaning and shows what kind of mental circuit you are.

I believe that all of you who have been following my blog for years know that pastel shades, red and blue are my favorite colors and that you have rarely had the opportunity to see me in black and gray tones.

I have to be honest with you and admit that I like to see darker clothes of black and gray tones on other people because I “convinced” myself that it doesn’t suit me because I’m dark and that I have a lighter skin tone so that those darker colors don’t suit me quite well.

My friends tell me that I am exaggerating and that I should wear this color more often because they think it fits me nicely, especially since black and gray “narrow” in the waist, so finally we have something to look forward to with a slightly wider waist!

My today’s outfit is a mixture of street and elegant style. The jacket is a typical piece that all street fashion lovers like to have in their wardrobes. The only difference is the material and the way it is made, so this piece can be presented in some way to fans of elegance style because of its classic black color and beautiful cashmere, which gives this jacket a special elegance.

The turtleneck sweater is a classic piece that each of us has in our wardrobe, regardless of gender, because it is the most comfortable and warmest thing that alleviates these low winter temperatures. This beautiful skateboard is from the new Aida Barni autumn-winter 2021/22 collection. You have had the opportunity to see their sweaters in previous posts, I believe you have found your favorite piece of cashmere so far! 🙂

Aida Barni brand uses all kinds of the latest technologies to make cashmere knitwear, forming special looms to the latest and most advanced knitting machines. The entire production process takes place in Italy, more precisely in the company’s headquarters in the Italian city of Prato.

If you want to stay updated and find out all the news about new collections that Aida Barni is preparing, just follow them on the social networks Facebook and Instagram.

You have had the opportunity to see this incredible Ématelier watch in previous posts, which, in addition to faithfully showing the time, is also a real master-piece of art that adorns the hand. My new friend Jaguar from the special collection “Kingdom” is a watch that was handmade in faraway Canada in the main workshop of Ématelier, a brand behind which stands a passionate watch lover, founder Alex Landa.

This cut of trousers is my favorite and I try to maintain that style faithfully for years. Some people think this kind of style it is too formal and boring but my opinion is that elegance will never be surpassed and underestimated at all.

With these trousers, in addition to the exceptional cut, I also like the combination of gray, black and white with the use of beautiful materials for which the Loro Piana brand is well known.

OUTFIT

Jacket: Burberry

Sweater: Aida Barni

Watch: Ematelier

Trousers: Loro Piana

Shoes: Roberto Botticelli

These elegant Roberto Botticelli shoes are made of the finest exotic snakeskin combined with soft suede leather. The black color emphasizes the beauty and elegance of these shoes that can be worn on absolutely any occasion, whether it is a walk around the city, a business meeting or a special occasion like a reception, these shoes can really respond to any fashion challenge!

Today we will learn some characteristics of black color together. If you remember that I mentioned at the very beginning of this blog post, all the colors from the palette have a certain meaning and characterize us as a person.

Research has shown that people who more prefer to wear black do so because they want to give the impression of special authority and power as well. Such people want to leave a good impression and captivate with sophistication, elegance and mystery.

Also, some research has shown that people who wear black are more attractive to others because they give the impression of an emotionally stable person and social stability.

My dear fashionistas, we have come to the end of this special post where together we have discovered some facts about the black color that most people love. How did you like this gray-black combination of mine today?

I really tried to prepare this clothing combination for you with a lot of love and I hope you will like it! See you in a couple of days with a new story from faraway Russia!

I advise you to listen to my advice due to the current unfavorable health situation in almost all European and countries around the world. If you need to go out into the fresh air, take a walk and clear your mind, feel free to do so, but do not go to places where there are a lot of people and encourage crowding.

I understand that people need to go out into the fresh air for physical activity and mental health, but you can do that by walking around the city every day, on low-traffic streets. Of course, you can walk in parks and other types of green areas or promenades along rivers, but keep the prescribed physical distance and use disinfectants and wear a mask.

If you have a question, comment, suggestion or message for me, you can write me down in the comments. Of course, as always you can contact me via mail or social media channels, which you can find on the CONTACT page. Stay tuned!

Best,
Mr.M

This post is sponsored by Aida Barni (Annapurna Spa), Burberry, Ematelier, Loro Piana and Roberto Botticelli brands and represents my personal and honest review of their products.

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