Eating & drinking Lifestyle

Herban

HERBAN KITCHEN & BAR
Address: 台北市大安區忠孝東路四段101巷27號
Tel:02 8773 7033
Hours: Mon – Fri 12 pm – 11 pm, Sat – Sun 10 am – 11 pm
Website: Herban’s FB page

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Herban is a lovely vegetarian restaurant located near to Zhongxiao Dunhua, in Taipei, with a big terrace and a great atmosphere. Despite being close to one of Taipei’s most crowded areas, its location in a bit hidden alley eases to relax, like a urban oasis.

The decoration is modern and simple, with wooden tables, some sofas, and touches of green everywhere, even inside the lamps. A perfect spot to relish amazing vegetarian food, even if you are not vegetarian. The menu is quite extensive, with dishes from salads, grilled sandwiches, pasta, to the indispensable brunch options. From all the desserts, I chose the delicious lemon tart (180 NTD).

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Even the toilet has awesome details, like drawings hanging on the walls or the tiled floor!

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Taipei In Style 04/2016: Naif by Hsu Chiu-I

From April 14th to 16th, was celebrated in Taipei another edition of the Taipei In Style fashion fair, at the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park. The content has been great like in the past editions: exhibitions, seminars, house shows,… and I was there with my Press Pass! Let’s start by Day 1! The second house show was Naif by Hsu Chiu-I:

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You can check Naif by Hsu Chiu-I Facebook’s page or my post here about it on last edition.
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林忻柔 Shalynn

林忻柔 Shalynn is an 18 years old student in Taipei. I met her at the Songshan Cultural Park, where she was with some friends (who will also star some posts soon). She was wearing a loose white shirt with big pockets on the front and rolled to the elbows, grey skater skirt, and black ankle boots with golden buckle. Along with her inseparable iPhone, her complements were earrings, a necklace, some bracelets, and a black handbag.

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The green steps 永康階

THE GREEN STEPS 永康階
Address: 台北市大安區金華街243巷27號
Tel:02 2392 3719
Hours: Mon – Sun 11 am – 11 pm
Website: The green steps 永康階’s FB page

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The green steps 永康階 is a nice coffee place located at Yongkang Street, in Taipei, with big windows and an outside terrace (not so common in Taiwan!). Despite being close to the always crowded Yongkan Street, this place is usually quiet and with a relaxing atmosphere. Perfect to enjoy a sunny day at the terrace with some friends.

The drink menu is specialised in coffees and teas, but, if you are a sweet lover, there are some really good desserts! We ordered a beauty tea (200 NTD), a hot chamomile tea (180 NTD) and a hot latte (180 NTD). I love the floral pattern in the cups!

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Photo shooting with Elena

Elena is a Russian model who lives in Taipei because she is an university student here. Marina, a Taiwanese friend and makeup artist, introduced us and the three of us headed to the Botanical Garden to do a photo shooting. Elena has a lot of modelling experience, both in Russia and Taiwan. You can see it specially in the close-up photos, where her powerful gaze hypnotises the camera.

In the portraits it is also where you can better appreciate the wonderful makeup styled by Marina, so talented!

For the first set of photos, Elena was wearing a black jacket, a sleeveless orange top, black shorts, tights with vertical pattern, and black shoes. Her complements were long earrings and a long necklace. I love the contrast between the black clothes and the earth tones against the super green background.

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Syd

Syd is 27 years old and works in the banking industry. I met him at the Songshan Cultural Park, in Taipei. He was wearing a dark green shirt with small white polka dots, beige cropped trousers and brown leather shoes. His complements were a dark brown leather belt and a brown leather briefcase.

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Eating & drinking Lifestyle

Savour Cafe

SAVOUR CAFE
Address: 台北市大安區信義路四段115號
Tel: 02 2701 2498
Hours: Mon – Sun 11:30 am – 9:00 pm
Website: Savour Cafe’s FB page

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Savour Cafe is a nice coffee place in Taipei, just at the cross of Xinyi Rd. and Dunhua S. Rd, with big windows and a quiet atmosphere. It’s not easy to notice from the street because it’s narrow but, once inside, the wooden furniture and the cozy corners invite to enjoy the time there. A perfect spot to spend a rainy afternoon reading a good novel or working on your laptop.

If you are hungry, besides the drinks, there are also some salads, paninis and desserts on the menu. We ordered two hot lattes (140 NTD each) and a delicious toffee banana tart (160 NTD) to share.

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Welcome to The Style Collector

Hi and welcome!

After 5 years showing how people dress in Taipei (and everywhere I travel) at Taipei Street Style, I’ve decided that it’s time for a change! Time for a bigger site, with more content besides street style: not only fashion, but also lifestyle, beauty, travel, food…

And to do this, I’ve created The Style Collector! A new space where, through my photos, we can discuss and enjoy all these aspects.

So welcome and enjoy! Stay tuned for new content and remember that you can find me on Facebook, Instagram, Bloglovin’ and Twitter!

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2015 Summary

First of all, Happy New Year to all of you! 2015 has been great, can’t wait to see how will be 2016! I hope 2016 is just as amazing as 2015. I have plenty of ideas and a new project on my mind, so excited! I would like to start this year offering you a summary of this blog in 2015: the most liked here and on Instagram.

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Most of the visits on the blog come from United States, Taiwan, Singapore, Spain and Russia, welcome and thanks a lot!


Here you have the most visited posts in 2015:


1. Intense gaze: my first collaborative article for Yuanfang Magazine, this one about the way many Taiwanese girls use eyes makeup and lenses. You can check my other collaborations here.


2. Nono: this sweet Taiwanese girl continues catching our eye with her stylish outfit. 



3. Crystal: this lovely girl from Hong Kong shows her unique style with this outfit.



Taipei Style on Instagram


I have tried to be more constant on Instagram, because I think it is a great way to reach more people with my photos. Here you have the most like photos in 2015:


1. A beautiful photo of the sky in Taipei on a random day:



2. Details of 蘇天玵 outfit:

3. Photo from the Moiselle show at the Taipei IN Style 2015 fashion fair: