I've moved on...
...to a different domain. Why, what were you thinking? The truth is, I just woke up one day and decided it's time for a change—a metamorphosis, if you will; or, in layman's terms, if Britney can shave her head, then maybe so can I? Nevertheless, it's been a rather handsome 10 years of talking to you, and thank you for putting up with all my moodswings and terrible dad jokes. Fear not! The hormonal imbalance and jokes are more terrible on CUBICLE, see you there.

Ceviche in Soho

Ceviche in Soho

Sandals, Dune

V-neck tee, YesStyle. Heels, ASOS Sienna. Boyfriend Jeans, ASOS. Headphones, Urbanears. Brown satchel, ASOS. Leather Bracelet, COS. Watch, GUESS (Have you entered the GUESS One to Watch competition!?), Gingham bike-seat, YesStyle; Photos on rows 4,5,6,7 taken for Editer feature

Pop quiz: What does Ceviche, iced lemonade on a humid day, 2-for-1 sale at Sainsbury’s and cushioned flats during LFW have in common? Answer: The ‘Ahhrrrhhhhhhhhhhh‘ from an angelic choir that fill your head and relieve your stress-bar of gremlins and oafs (oaves? no). It’s one of those difficult-to-explain things that forces you give a vague explanation but also allows you to witness that rare surprised look on your ever-sceptical dining buddy as the first fork goes in – you know – the subtle hop of eyebrows and the curt nod before he catches your eyes and says ‘yeahhh it’s alright’. Pah, men and egos. Personally, when I had my first bite while shooting for Editer not only did I join in with my angel choir with a high-pitched medley (think ‘Oh Happy Day‘) but there was also hooting and banging of spoons on the table some. It’s that good. And as far as vague explanation goes, Ceviche (of Peruvian kitchen) – is basically raw fish and seafood marinated in spicy citrus juice, or what they call Tiger Milk. I obviously had a brief moment of imaging milking a tiger and thinking THAT’S RIDICUWOOS, but a sip of it induced another angelic ‘Arrhhhhhhh‘ plus a happy tiger roar and then I understood why the name. So there you have it, a perfect birthday lunch with le hubby. (Bday is actually the 4th but since every year I’m busy counting fireworks [FOR ME!?] we decided to celebrate earlier.)

Speaking of birthdays and delights, got some fun news from the lovely folks at Motilo: An opportunity to win a ridicuwoos amount of dosh to spend at NET-A-PORTER.COM. I have my eyes on a certain PS1 classic or contents of a full suitcase to take to Japan next week. In fact, the competition ends on the 10th of July and that’s just about when I fly so I’ll see you, suitcase, at the airport. Note: if you’re feeling generous, please feel free to enter with variations to my name (i.e Shini Parko, Shini Parkookoo, Shini Pee…etc) and I’ll never complain that someone spelt my name wrong in an email again.

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  1. You always have gorgeous photos!!

  2. such an amazing look! LOVE it!
    and very beautiful photos!


  3. Gorgeous shots!

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  4. Tiger milk sounds so fascinating! Loving your heels paired with the boyfriend denim, by the way. Ultra chic.


  5. This is just a tee and jeans and amazing shoes, but I love every bit of this outfit so much. The headphones are a great colour! Also, yum food.

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  6. I love your pics and your work…I always can`t wait to see new more pics ^_^!

  7. These restaurants you feature are always so cool! Great casual style here, I love the simplicity of a grey tshirt.

  8. Love those pictures!


  9. Jasmin

    aww that resto looks amazing


  10. Jeez maan, I can’t believe those heels are from ASOS! Pretty amazing.

    Aside from your boyfriend jeans, killer heel combo look, the food here looks incredible!

    I was considering going here for my birthday after seeing your review on Editer. I simply must goo!

  11. I don’t hear divine angels when I eat something delicious but I do hear this…
    Your bike, outfit and photos are great as always. Happy early birthday!

  12. So lover-ly Shini! Enjoy Tokyo, I miss it so much.. I hope you get to visit Shimokita!

  13. beautiful photos!


  14. i’ve had ceviche at a party a few months ago. my sister-in-law made a nice batch and i found it quite yummy, though it didn’t inspire the angelic choir to sing. i’m intrigued and must try peruvian ceviche!

    as always, i adore your outfit. love love.

    oh, and advanced happy happy birthday!

  15. The bag is really cool and cute!! The style is by the way really classy and cool :)
    I love it

  16. those shoes are beyond gorgeous and I want a bicycle just like that.

  17. How do these Asos heels fit? I have been eyeing this pair for ages, but with Asos the sizing is pretty unpredictable, I have boots from them that either fit just right or are insanely large. International return shipping is a bitch so I would be very grateful if you told me :)

    ps: Happy birthday! :)

  18. really like the fit of the jeans on you



  20. wonderful effortless ensemble!


  21. Love the simplicity with the pop of red. And love these shoes. xxx

  22. cool look lady. i love the jeans. such a nice wash.
    xx, http://wordbyjessie.com/

  23. Your food photographs always make my mouth water!

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  24. Shinipoooooooooo, happy birthday dude, not long til you’re 3-0.
    I wannnnnna go to that Ceviche place with you next time, I love eating seafood more than chicken.

    Er see you soon matey. xxx

  25. its a beautiful shots as usual. For the first time i see that casual outfit fits you so well :)

  26. Love that the bright pink headphones act like an accessory.


  27. You look so cute with your little pony-tail! x

  28. Hí! I’m very happy that you like the food of my country.
    I always check your blog.Love the photography.
    See you soon

  29. happy happy birthday to you! :D

  30. I like how you changed your shoes to ride your bike lol. Sensible!

  31. Never had cerviche, now you’re making me want to try some!


  32. cool casual outfit, I love your style!


  33. You are so cute. That’s all I can say right now.

    p.s. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! :)

  34. Generally I try to keep all kinds of seafood AWAY from my outfits.

  35. I really love your writing Shini, I can almost hear the choir singing in my ear and your delighted face when you tried this place for the first time. Brilliant!

    Oh you’re going to have the best time in Japan, I’m so jealous! I can’t wait to see the photos when you return.

  36. I love all this! but what I most love is the sparkle!And that shoe! OMG! that shoe!

  37. LOVING the cut of those shoes!!! You are rocking those!!


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  39. ayy_ayy

    effortlessly stylish! *double thumb. :)

  40. Gorgeous photos! I was amused to note (and happily so) that she’s not wearing the same shoes while riding the bike. ;)

  41. your blog is amazing!

  42. beautiful photos.

    love your shoes :)


  43. Simply chic! Love the worn out jeans and that gorgeous shoes. Craving for that yummy looking dish.

  44. Love all the pics, fabulous style.

  45. Wow. These photos are absolutely brilliant and your trip seems to be incredible. I am very jealous and I hope you keep these marvelous photos coming!

  46. These photographs are simply beautiful. I love them! The outfit is wonderful too; I would happily wear those shoes everywhere!

  47. These photographs are simply beautiful. I love them! The outfit is wonderful too; I would happily wear those shoes everywhere!

  48. great photos! you both are wearing such incredible shoes! love it

  49. I like your comfortable outfit, especially the stylish shoes with straps!

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  50. I won’t be the first to say your blog is inspirational, photos fabulous. And you are a fellow Warsaw-er?

    And I see you found just enough time to take these shots before it probably started pouring down again;)


  51. Great look!!!
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  52. The first two looks are very, very good. I’ve been searching for trousers like that for years.

  53. Beautiful! Love the whole outfit

  54. You look so beautiful!

  55. While scrolling down this post, I thought “hey, this looks somehow familiar” OMG that’s some ceviche!!! Great outfit, neat pictures and THOSE HEELS <3
    Greetings from Perú :)

  56. Great outfit and looks like you had an amazing day!


  57. oh happy belated birthday ;) love your photos, always so inspiring ;)

  58. I love this color combination! I’ll have to try it out, thanks for the inspiration!

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    love your photos. how do you post process your photos?

  61. nice headphone!!!!!!!!!!

  62. I’m in love with your entire outfit!This outfit is so unique and those shoes are gorgeous!!

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