Lookin’ the part of LadyVespa.

Fashion and style are matters of taste and found within the eye of the beholder, especially when it comes to the ladies. I, personally, tend to like bolder pieces that garner second glances or inspire wonder about the piece itself. Riding on the vespa and trying to do it with safety and style in mind hasn’t been an easy feat, but I feel that I am coming closer to perfecting my version of what a Ladyvespa looks like. (A term I kind of made up, so just go with.)   Continue reading

Spring Pastels for Everyone!

Scooter Chic,

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Today was a total treat! The sun has returned and thus the scooter adventures can finally continue after a week full of rain and wind. Today I bopped from one place to another: a few different malls then to the beach, and all between those two extremes. This Spring seems like it is going to be a great season for fashion, after more than a few rather dull seasons: we survived! (It was getting a bit tedious, no?) The pastels and floral prints are everywhere and they are so lusciously gorgeous.

Today’s finds were items I couldn’t pass up: a dress from Zara’s Spring Collection and a few great sale items. (Yesh!) The Guipure Lace Dress is shown above and it is amazing in its details. The photo that Zara has up on its website doesn’t do anything for the dress (middle photo), so I took a better one that shows the fabric a wee bit better. The mark up from the states (to the Israeli price tag) is a full $20.00, but it is worth it. The red fabric behind the dress, in my photo, is a fabulous scarf that was on sale for $5.00 (original $37.00):  a complete steal! I saw the scarf a few months ago, but I couldn’t justify buying it then for the original price. I also bought a pair of capri bright orange pants on sale for $8.00 (original price, $52.00) that isn’t shown in the photo. 

Being thrifty is a good balance for anyone and sales are always fun to find!

I can’t wait for a bit warmer weather to wear this fabulous dress around town. It will absolutely turn heads. Yay for Spring and yay for this fashion season!

Scotter Attire: Urban Mod

The Spring Scarf,

As the weather has been warming up and the days here are filled with more and more sunshine, I have been changing up my scooter attire towards a more breathable essence. The main item I’ve changed has been from the heavier, winter scarf for a lighter and looser one that allows movement and air flow during the ride.  With the airy scarf you add a touch of class to your ensemble that evokes images of jubilation, and I can’t help but think about the following images when out riding,

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Scooter Keys, Flare, and Hardware.

The Dos and Don’ts of Keychain Flare for Your Scooter,

You are most likely thinking this is a silly topic for me to cover, but I have found that being a minimalist (-when it comes to your keychain hardware) is the best way to go for your scooter keys and riding safely. Above is a photo of my keys that I took in December and have since changed around, since I realized that one of the key clips (the blue one) wasn’t reliable. I happened to be out driving, in the mist of heavy traffic, when all the sudden I realized that the clip had fallen off and (somehow luckily) landed near my shoes on the vespa footboard. (I really considered myself lucky because on this key ring was the alarm control, and without this control I wouldn’t be able to ride the scooter without the alarm going off.) I have now taken off the old, blue clip and found a more reliable keychain ring to use in its place. You need to choose hardware for your scooter keys with care and attention: you must know that they will last and be reliable.   Continue reading