The Look-Back Look-book

Hey there. Man, can you believe it? It’s been a whole year since I started Mina On The Moon. This lil’ blog that started with recipes that I had created is now 1 year old. It’s still a baby, of course, but it’s my baby. I am very happy about the way it turned out and I love the variety in my blog. I will, of course, work on it and try to add more content than ever! As a 1 year anniversary, I decided on having a major #throwback post to remember all the fun things and posts I accomplished this year. So here we go… Remember when.. #1 A monkey hopped on me and almost drew my mum crazy. It also stole all my bananas. #2 I pretended to be a Greek goddess…

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That Time Will Come, One Day You’ll See..

It’s easy to zone out. Easy to shut your eyes. Easy to drift away. Easy to have peace of mind. The problem is, you wake up. You wake up to see the country you’ve spent most of your life sinking into darkness and ignorance. And you suddenly can’t breathe. In case you didn’t know, I am from Istanbul. That funky city in between Europe and Asia. Full of warm, welcoming people and a whole lot of cultural heritage and history. I do not want to dig deep into the political side of the recent deplorable events, since, as this blog is my little happy place, I’d like to keep the controversy away. Whenever something as sad as this happens, I always think of these lyrics by the legend, Queen: “That time will come, one day…

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The Effortless: How To Style Your Mum’s Jeans

Coucou! As the season changes, I always feel like I have nothing to wear- even when my closet is basically on the verge of an overflow. This happens especially with jeans. I’ve been looking for the perfect pair of jeans since forever, so I had the idea, why not raid my mums vintage pieces? Here is how I styled my mums vintage jeans to be effortlessly chic and UNdone. The Look I found so many flared jeans which, probably, were the bomb a couple of decades ago (and even last season). But now, it’s all about the comfy bootcut. Today, I went for the parisienne Gabrielle Chanel look that I absolutely adore. Instead of the flares, I rolled them up to a decent length and combined them with simple black ballerinas and an oversized boyfriend shirt.…

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