Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Open letter to dirty old men everywhere!

How dare you?

This is not suppose to be a joke post, this is suppose to be anything but a joke and I might use fowl language. Some might even say that this post is sooo feminist but (pardon my french) fuck feminism.

So now that we cleared that I can say that this...this is for all the girls who got stared at on public transports, while they were grocery shopping, while they were casually entering the building where they work, at every goddamn basic normal step that they take, you make them feel uncomfortable and dirty.  Isn't that amazing?  What you can do with a dirty look? Yeah.

I have been getting that looks my whole life (and I'm fucking almost 30) and I really never thought about it or about questioning it until this morning. It's so annoying. How dare they? They are your grandfathers, your fathers, your brothers, your boyfriends and your future husbands. And they all think that is ok to stare you down, to make you feel uncomfortable and they don't look away until you notice them. I know every women is like "yep I hear you". I know.

I mean what do you think it's supposed to happen? Are we supposed to drop our panties and let you rape us? Or shall we be coy and murmur stop it while giving you a crocked smile? This is not soft-core porn. That will never happen.

But I tell you what happens inside a girl's mind: they feel disgusted. Because of you. With them. And how that infuriates me. Because maybe they worn the too short skirt that they look so good with or that late sundress and decided to don't wear a bra. How dare you?

What the fuck is wrong with this world where women can be starred at and smirked at in a sexual way? Congratulations, this is the world that you live in.

You very angry TopCrusher,
Alex

Sunday, 4 September 2016

Leonid Afremov and our colourful world



Talk about a colourful and bright world, right? 

I was researching paintings to get inspired for my new home decor and I had the luck to come across one of Afremov's famous paintings. I fell in love right away and the more I searched for different art pieces from him the more I wanted to learn about this artist. 

So, who is Afremov? He's a Russian–Israeli modern impressionistic that works mainly with a palette knife and oils, which is a very particular way of painting.




He developed his own unique technique and style which is unmistakable. Leonid is a self-representing artist who promotes and sells his work exclusively over the internet - before this he was actually struggling. He does just a few exhibitions and has little involvement with dealers and galleries so you should check his website, the paintings are incredibly affordable

credits

These paintings take us to colourful, happy, nostalgic places and show us please in love, dancing, singing and enjoying life. One thing is sure: Afremov certainly earned a place in one of my walls. 

Your TopCrusher,
Daniela



Saturday, 27 August 2016

Harley Quinn and the craziness we all adore




So, as everyone else at this point, I've watched the blockbuster Suicide Squad and although I have to agree with the critics and say I expected better from this movie, I also want to mention that I actually loved Margot Robbie as the crazy beautiful Harley Quinn

I admit that her role is not as challenging as it should have been and that it portraits women in an not-so-pretty-and-a-little-bit-sexist-way BUT lets not forget that's she's playing a psychopath killer in love with another one. I had fun while watching the movie and I decided to analyse it in an optimist way: Harley Quinn being the most relatable girl on earth. May I explain my point:

1. At some point, even a crazy one just needs to relax in her cell (aka room, for example) and sip a cup of coffee while reading a nice book



2.  Outfit crisis: I mean, dressing for a work meeting or dressing for a fight against an ancient creature who possessed Cara Delevingne's body, kind of the same thing, right? 


 3. The voices. Who doesn't have them? That Devil in your head that comes up sometimes to tell you "Yeah, that's a great idea, you should do that". Nope, abort mission.



4. Note: a girl should have time for her yoga lessons.



5. She's just a crazy girl in love and this is where every one of us can definitely relate. Who hasn't done crazy stuff for a loved one?


The lesson here: sometimes you just have to go a little nuts and enjoy the ride!

Your TopCrusher,
Daniela


Sunday, 21 August 2016

10 things you didn't know about Alison "VV" Mosshart



One grunge flip of hair, a sip of whiskey in a coffee mug, leather skinny jeans and a ripped shirt, hint of dirty, sexy vocals and you're hooked. She's got you. And who is she?

She is the Rock goddess, Metamorphosis queen, indie rock it girl or...let's make it simpler you can just call her Alison Mosshart.


So, my newest obsession is The Kills front woman. When I start to annoy everybody with it, it's time to take it up with the blog. In my diggings through Alison life, I put together a post on 10 things you don't know about the cool girl of rock.

So sit back, put on The Kills playlist on random and enjoy it.








1. Sunshine state girl. Alison was in a punk rock band in Florida before The Kills.Now, she's been living in London since 2002.

stardust sparked: ALISON MOSSHART FOR EDDIE BORGO JEWELLERY:


2. Artistic Soul. Mosshart juggles 3 jobs: 2 bands and one solo gig as a painter. You can see the canvas on her Instagram. Plus, she's the front woman of the Kills and The Dead Weather.

3. Hair changes: she's done red, platinum blonde and fierce black. It all looks good and cool as hell.

alison mosshart:

4. She sings with Jack White rumor has it the two are more than just friends. Or at least this super fan wishes that to be real. This couple would be the epitome of cool.

Jack White and Alison Mosshart - The Dead Weather:

5. Mosshart persued Jaimie Hince and bullied him into getting in a band with her, once they started doing music together he was the one to encourage the band momento."I was persistent, and eventually we started writing and he encouraged me". Thank god for it.

Alison Mosshart and Jack White:

6. Supermodel life. Her companion Hince is married to Kate Moss. Alison was the best woman at his weeding.

7. Mosshart has a feud with Moss. Rumour has it that the queen of the runways isn't too fond of the relationship Alison has with Jaimie. Could it because of this little ritual? 

Resultados de la Búsqueda de imágenes de Google de http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-lv_SjrZv8kY/T1eTIpD-E6I/AAAAAAAABo4/d81shfeGhJQ/s640/thekillsthekills.jpg:

8. And of course, she'a a designer too. Alison's just designed a leather jacket for the Parisian fashion group Surface to Air, inspired by a photo of Lou Reed.

Alison Mosshart:

9.Open Road is her thing.  She's writing new Kills songs at the wheel – "literally, with a pen and a paper. Believe me, it's so dangerous..."

10. Inspiration at kindergarten. Her mother, a high school art teacher, entertained her with pens, paints, markers and paper. She would sit in one place and work on her projects for hours at a time.


Alison Mosshart:

Your TopCrusher,
Ever so loyal Alex


Sunday, 8 May 2016

My Top 5 Summer Sandals

Well, Well. It may not seem like it but summer is upon us. 
We all have that one friend that does the transition ever so cool from boots to sneakers to sandals, you don't even notice. And then there is the other friend that is a little more drastic and takes it from wearing boots all the time to suddenly switches to sandals and only takes the off in october...to wear boots again.


And then there's people that turns the transition with a public issue. That's me. For the past weeks, I've come to notice that I only have closed shoes, high heels or sneakers. To add to the tragedy, they are ALL black. ALL. I mean all. 


So I for weeks been doing a survey of what's the best the market has to offer. I mean to be the spiritual guide to every lazy girl so you don't have to move your ass and you might actually like theses sandals for your summer.


My Top 5 Summer Sandals 


TOP SUMMER SANDALS
Golden Leather Sandals
ZARA



Molly Sandals
PARFOIS



Faux Suede Sandals
FOREVER 21




My Top 5 Summer Sandals
Raw Edge Leather Sandals
&OTHER STORIES



My Top 5 Summer Sandals
Purple & Pink Sandals
OYSHO



Weeks of study turns into this. I hope you guys like and find it useful for those who really love to get what you want without moving your ass. Aww that's so me. Visit our Pinterest or Instagram to keep up with us.

Your TopCrusher,
Alex


Monday, 2 May 2016

My sugar challenge

Hi Crushers,
Sweet

A week ago I came to the conclusion that I am sweet enough already. I was eating too much chocolates, cookies, *insert everything that tastes good but is unhealthy as hell*, etc.  I felt like I was loosing control and I realised that no matter how many miles I'm running, this quantity of sugar cannot be good for my body.

After thinking about what was going on, I set a date and from April 25th I've been doing my 30 day sugar free challenge and so far, I'm killing it!

First of all, I defined sugar. Since it is everywhere, I decided that I was quitting the things that I know are the most harmful, so for 30 days I won't eat any candy, biscuits, cakes, baked goods, packaged foods or chocolates. It's not easy and I had to re thing my choices but still, I already believe it is very rewarding. 

These are three simple tips that will help you succeeding your 30 day challenge:
  1. Drink a lot of water: it will keep you hydrated, there's no calories and your skin will thank you later,
  2. Eat fruit: you still need sugar so this is the healthiest way to ingest it, 
  3. Make sure your friends understand your motivation and fully support you!
If you're interested in learning more about this subject and you're thinking about doing your own challenge, you can also watch this simple animation explaining what's happening with our eating habits and how they are affecting our health:



Today it's the 8th day of my challenge and I'm feeling great.. and actually very proud of myself.

Feel free to try it, I assure you that you won't regret it!

Your TopCrusher,
Daniela

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Couple crush: Gigi and Zayn

Let's talk about this "Wanton Weekend in Naples"!

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik are officially our couple crush for this week: how awesome do they look on their Vogue photoshoot by Mario Testino? The stylish model and the ex One Direction singer look like a match made in heaven!

Credits: Vogue/ Mario Testino

It's sexy, it's cute and it's even rock and roll...

Credits: Vogue/ Mario Testino

Got us thinking about how lame our Tuesday was, right? Or is it just me? 
I wish I had Mario Testino following me around and taking these pictures! 
Here's some music inspiration for your week as well:


It's a paradise and it's a war zone! 

Your TopCrusher,
Daniela