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How did I Overcome of My Hate for Reading When I was a Teenager

June 18, 2019

I was never a huge fan of reading when I was a kid. Neither my parent weren’t reading nor my older brother or sister back then. This was all about the equation of cultural and economical result. But at the same time, I was suffering from difficulty of reading. Apparently, “One estimate is that about 10 million children have difficulties learning to read.“*. I don’t think I have…

Fashion

Trend Alert! 20 Under $50 Freshwater Pearls

June 12, 2019

We are having an incredibly rich season in terms of all the new trends. One of those trends is pearls. Especially freshwater pearls. Their colours and shapes are various as the real ones. But wait a minute. What is the freshwater pearl? Cultured freshwater pearls are pearls that are farmed and created using freshwater mussels.* We all know pearls are everywhere this season. Hair clips, beaded bags, jeans and of course jewellery. I never…

Lifestyle New York

How to Find An Affordable Apartment in NYC: Facebook Groups, Craigslist, Couch Surf

June 11, 2019

Alley Girl is evolving more than ever. I’ve started alleygirl.com 6 years ago but I actually count 2015 as the beginning, as I get my very first press recognition by Elle USA, I also happened to get attention from influencer agencies. That makes me more serious about my hobby. I’ve started this blog as my resume to apply for fashion jobs. The technology is my world since I…

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May 2019 Favourite Things: Bare Republic, Topshop Sandals and Baguette Bag, ONecklace

May 27, 2019

Here we go at the another month’s end. One close friend told me years ago when you have kids the time passes faster than ever. He can’t be more right than that. I don’t even know we almost finished the half of the year. And yet here is another blog post about my favourite thing of May 2019. I bought and received so many great products this month.…

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Are Square-Toed Shoes in Style 2019? Take a Look at Our Favourite 20

May 22, 2019

Are Square-Toed Shoes in Style 2019? Yes, they are. From fast fashion companies like Zara, Topshop to emerging designer brands like Staud, By Far… They are indeed in fashion. As you know me from my #alleygirllovesshoes hashtag I am obsessed with the shoes and I’m sorry but I couldn’t stay budget friendly this time with this list. Let’s check my favourite Square-toed shoes from 2019 Spring Summer season.…

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The Gradient Manicure is the biggest trend of 2019

May 20, 2019

There is a very hard question to answer. There are so many powerful trends this year. But which one is the strongest? One of the biggest trends from last year was lavender, lilac colour trend. Only one came to my mind. What are the biggest fashion trends of 2019? This is year I can go on as: Strappy shoes, Organza tops, Baguette bags, Biker shorts, Tye die Pearl…

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Organza Trend is Getting Bigger

May 15, 2019

When someone says “Organza”, I remember one of my memories from very early ages. We had this neighbour who was a really great tailor. My mom made her make our dresses for special occasions like a wedding or something special about the school. And they were talking about all these weird words like Organza. Organza trend is getting bigger this season and I couldn’t help but remember those…

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Yurtdışında Yaşamak İsteyenler: İşte Benim New York Hikayem

May 14, 2019
Yurtdışında Yaşamak İsteyenler İşte Benim New York Hikayem

Yurtdışında yaşamak isteyenler malumumuz her geçen gün artıyor. Hal böyle olunca sizinle yurtdışındaki yaşam hikayemi paylaşmaya karar verdim. Bazılarınızın halı hazırda bildiği üzere ben Amerika’ya aşk uğruna geldim. Evet aklımda tekrardan yurtdışında yaşamak (kısa süreliğine de olsa öğrencilik yıllarımda Avrupa’da yaşamıştım. Başka bir ülkede yaşamak fikri aklınızdan hiç çıkmıyor yeterki bir kez bile olsun tadına varın.) gibi henüz olgunlaşmamış fikirler vardı, ama ciddi hiçbir adım atmamıştım açıkçası. Fatih’le…