And when the malaise seeps in, it’s my cure.
So there you have it, what started out as a frantic phone call to my mom saying “I can’t stay here” turned into another awesome trip in one of my favorite cities and a little one-on-one time with a dear friend. As for the buffoons… they turned out all right at the end.
With over 3.5 million instagram followers between them, chances are you’ve heard of Russian instagram stars of the #followmeto campaign, and newly weds, Murad Osmann, @muradosmann and Natalia Zakharova, @yourleo. Osmann’s photos take wanderlust to the next level, creating scenes with dreamlike opulence. Their signature: Natalia’s back to the camera, arm outstretched, leading Osmann into one beautiful paradise or another all over the globe. The campaign came about through a comical (and typical) couple’s vacation story. Osmann was busy taking photos and Zakharova, trying to hurry him along, arms stretched back said, “Follow me” and voilá, instagram magic was born. This couldn’t be me. I would crack from the pressure to maintain a perfect manicure. They have been travelling for over 5 years, have done spreads for magazines and in January, released a book as a compilation of these images! I’m definitely ordering one for my coffee table. side bar: I already have the CFDA #Fashion Designers on Instagram book mixed in there with books from Arthur Elgort and Helmut Newton — if that’s not …
You’d be so lucky if you came back with that je ne sais quoi after a semester in Nantes — my friend Janet came back with a sick bod — crazy with French food, right?! — and a French football playing boyfriend.
This month, the New York Times released what is always one of my favorite articles of the year, their list of Places to Go in 2015.