The women who wear Adea are a diverse, exciting and interesting bunch of ladies and we are always curious to learn more about each of them. So, as part of a new feature on our blog we’ll be highlighting an Adea customer each month. We are thrilled to share their stories and hope you enjoy them as well. If you want to share your story in an upcoming month email us!
We interviewed Heena, an acute care surgeon, wife and mother of two (a girl age 10 and a boy age 6).Tell us a little about yourself:
With all my years of training (10 years after medical school and college) it took a while to setting into my grown up life. Up until then, it was easy with studying, training to be a surgeon, and starting a family to consistently neglect myselfignore the way I felt on the inside and on the outside. But after I finally did settle down (at age 36), I decided that I needed to overcome the excuses, the 100+ hour work weeks, and the endless to-do's of family life and own myself.
I have been cultivating my interest and efforts in family, fitness, and fashion to be the me that I want to be. I am even making time to blog this journey heelskicksscalpel.wordpress.com. Finding Adea as my go-to layering (and now only ones I own) pieces were a key fashion find and I am delighted to be featured on the Adea blog.
My personal style is… bold but sophisticated or effortlessly chic.
My personal styling trick is… I don't have one per se but given my body type I pick pieces/cuts that either distract the eye from my mid-section or that create the appearance of a narrower mid-section (e.g. with color blocking).
I’d be lost without… my fitbit. It is a recent acquisition but I feel naked without it. I like how it reminds me to do things like take the stairs or park further from the entrance at work or get up and walk when I am working on my next manuscript.
The best place I’ve ever traveled to is… to Agra for the Taj Mahal.
My favorite Adea piece is… the 3/4 sleeve scoop neck tee in white. I have 3 of them I wear them so often. I wear them under lots of half sleeve/cap sleeve/sleeveless tops and get tons more mileage out of them into the cold months.
Morning person or night owl? Night owl
Coffee or tea? Coffee
Cats or dogs? Dogs
Beach or mountains? Mountains
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After reading about Dolce & Gabbana’s new shop at 155 Mercer Street in Manhattan’s SoHo, I decided to pay a visit to see these digs for myself. On Friday, August 17th when it was close to 90 degrees F. I took the Downtown #6 subway and got off at Spring Street (a 10-minute trip). This left me at Spring/Lafayette and from there I walked west to Mercer where I crossed the street and took a short walk to 155 – all told a fairly easy jaunt.
There is something fun about watching the designer's vision on the runway. Yes, not all of the looks are practical, but it helps to bring what once were drawings and ideas to life. That part of the creative process is interesting to me. When it comes to street style, I have grown to appreciate this fashion scene.
Like every female over the age of ten in America, I know that Manolo Blahnik designs and makes fabulous shoes for women. Full disclosure: I hate shoes and would go barefoot down Fifth Avenue if I dared. I opt for black, simple, utilitarian, low-heeled shoes that do not have the word “pain” written all over them. But, most important: can I walk for miles in them? In Manhattan we all walk everywhere.
We use Italian lingerie sizing for our bodywear and items tend to run small.
Because of the body-hugging nature of the fabric and our body conscious fit most women prefer to wear our layering tops as under-layers. If you are inclined to wear them on their own we suggest you size up. Please email us or give us a call if you have questions about your sizing. We're happy to help you get it right.
Relaxed fit. Wear alone or over any of our layering tees or camisoles.
Please email us or give us a call if you have questions about your sizing. We're happy to help you get it right.
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