Julie & 15 Years Of Friendship

Iuliana Matei
Iuliana Matei

Oh, no! I have an announcement to make: she does swim with the dolphins sometimes, but It’s not a mermaid the beauty you see by the shore. She’s very much real, but I agree with you, she can totally pass as one.  

Let me introduce you to Iuliana, one of my best friends for something like fifteen years now. We’ve passed through moments that could make the subject of a next TV serial, quite funny one too. We’ve managed to get ourselves in situations that even I, sometimes, doubt their truthfulness. I’m sure that doesn’t make us any more special than the others, would be just stories out of life, well yes, a model’s life. Sure we’ve had our disagreements on the way but who didn’t? We can’t  always agree, how fake would that be? But mostly, we had fun. Fun and laughter, out of any situation we were in at the giving time. And i must tell you, when she laughs, she does it with such an appetite, that even if you were thinking of your own stuff – like that gym subscription you paid for the third time and didn’t go not even once – and missed the conversation of your friends, they could never tell. Because hers, is so contagious, that you’ll just burst into laughter too. A really good one!

Great laughs like the ones we had this summer, in Athens, where Elena, our other good friend, got married, and Roxana on the other hand, was telling us how she plans to do hers. We all loved Elena’s theme wedding. Wanna know why? Because boho style has it covered if rain suddenly starts to pour. We saw it as if God was one of the wedding planners too, and so He thought that some rain drops would be the exact missing detail. Or maybe He felt that we needed a bucket of water on our heads, to throw in some fun for Him too. He knew we wouldn’t care and still be crazy happy, but wait until some of us will have to justify the dead animal lying where before a soft glowing beautiful hair used to be.

It’s useless to say, great friends always have fun! I just can’t wait for the other chapters of our friendship to come, and fifteen years from now to post a thank you note – as this one is meant to be – to my friends. Thank you for all the great memories, love you all!

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Iuliana Matei
Iuliana Matei

Iuliana Matei
Iuliana Matei

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Iuliana Matei
Iuliana Matei
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Us at Elena’s Wedding

Iuliana Matei
Iuliana Matei

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Iuliana Matei
Iuliana Matei

P.S. Girls, some wrinkles are about to show 15 years from now, and I mostly blame you for them! Just so you know, too much laughter! Oh yes, let’s have some more! : )

Model Iuliana Matei at Fashion Model Management, Milan.

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It’s A Boy !

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We are told that the best thing in life is having a baby, and who wouldn’t agree more if ….. For all sorts of reasons women of our generation keep postpone the day, thinking that the responsibilities for the baby’s being are huge, they won’t fit their chic dresses for months now, their careers will be put on hold and they worked so hard to get on top, some cousin or high school friend is getting married in a few months and they have to attend the wedding in a rocking shape, the house is not big enough, they can’t give up the crazy summers with their fabulous friends, oh, and who knows if HE is the one….really, the list can go on like this for days without saying the same things….basically….it’s never the right  time to have a baby. But when I saw my best friend’s beautiful face while she was holding her newborn sun in her arms, in a hospital room full of flowers, balloons and teddy bears, this Monday – a windy, hot and bright day in Athens – i couldn’t help but wonder, what really is the reason of pushing back this joy? are we really that busy? do we really think life will just stop for us to plan everything and then we can press ‘play’ again? can’t THIS be the ‘love at first sight’ story in its purest shape? Well, it probably can, because when I laid eyes on this wonderful creature, resting peacefully and taking quick breaths, all dressed in white, and showing off from under a light blue blanket the tiniest toes that I had ever seen before, I instantly fell in love. Such a fragile creature and yet so strong – I stared at him and still had the impression that I’m not really seeing him, until I felt nauseous and I HAD to turn my head away for just a second. He was the reason of my absence, a overwealhming event of my BFF’s life that I’m happy I could be part of. Today he is only 4 days old and I wish him a smooth path to follow in a life full of joy and great experiences.

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Victoria’s Secret Angel, Adriana Lima, Announces Separation From Her Husband

Victoria’s Secret most loved angel – she is on the show since 1999 – the Brazilian beauty, Adriana Lima, announces separation from her husband, Marko Jaric – a former NBA player – after five years of marriage. The couple, currently living in Miami, married in 2009 and from their relationship were born two beautiful girls – Valentina, now four, and Sienna, 19 months.

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Adriana Lima and her husband, Marko Jaric

After long and careful consideration, we have decided to separate,” the couple said. “We are grateful to be the parents of two incredible young daughters that we will continue to co-parent. We would greatly appreciate your respect for our family’s privacy as we begin this delicate next chapter for all members of our family.

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Supermodel & Supermom Natalia Vodianova Welcomes Her Fourth Kid

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Natalia Vodianova and Antoine Arnault

It’s a boy, and his name is Maxim! Russian beauty, Natalia Vodianova gave birth to her fourth child, and she and her fiancée announced the happy news via social media, showing a picture of a tiny foot of their marvel. The model, after divorcing Justin Portman after 10 years of relationship, that gave her three other children, daughter Neva, 8, and sons Viktor, 6, and Lucas, 12 – makes a couple with Antoine Arnault, that back in November when he heard the news of her pregnancy wrote via his Facebook : Giving a little brother or sister to Natalia’s 3 wonderful children is something we wanted so much: AND NOW IT’S HAPPENING! :))) We’re going to have our first baby next year!!! #4 for her but #1 for me… I’m a little stressed! She was tired the first 3 months but is fine now...” Arnault added: “I hope he or she gets Mommy’s looks (and beautiful heart!!!) and Daddy’s sense of humor!!! Pleaaaaase not the other way around!!! :))))

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Maxim’s tiny foot – Natalia’s and Antoine’s baby boy

 Vodianova wrote. “Last night at 2.45am was born our baby boy Maxim. Living up to the definition of his name, he was born an incredible 4.2kg [9lbs 3oz] and 55cm. The baby and I are doing beautifully well, to the delight of the proud daddy. Thank you all for your good wishes.”