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Month: July 2013

We started the second day at Evian Resort with breakfast at Restaurant “La Table” in Hotel Ermitage.  I always look forward to hotel breakfasts because they are a really proper meal and we take the time to enjoy it.  At La Table, breakfast was an open buffet with a sumptuous spread of cold and warm… Read More »

In the afternoon, I dutifully went to “Thermes Evian” to be spoilt by the Evian signature spa experience – ninety minutes of heavenly bliss including a facial and whole body “water treatment”.  My therapist used the Swiss brand of patented cosmetics called “After the Rain”. They contain the so-called “atr complex” with protective, preventive, moisturizing… Read More »

My Room at Evian Resort

I first took a stroll in the park surrounding the hotel before going to the reception to pick up the key to my room. It was on the first floor offering a stunning view of the Lake Leman (or Lake Geneva as the people in Geneva like to call it). Large French windows let in… Read More »

Arrival at Evian Resort

After Amsterdam, I was invited by Evian Resort to spend three days at their Ermitage Hotel.  I was also pleased to be able to invite a friend (who took the pictures) along. Let me share with you my experience in this resort town (famous above all for its Evian water), starting with an outfit post! Our rooms were not ready when we arrived, so we walked around the beautiful… Read More »

Last Day in Amsterdam

Here are my last Amsterdam pictures.  They were taken with my iPhone on which I added a filter with the picfx app. I bring this up because many people have asked me about the visual effect. On this app you will find many filters including the “bokeh” effect.Let’s now talk about the new “salopette” trend.… Read More »

Streets in Amsterdam

How not to love the brand from Lovers and Friends! Casual yet refined, they offer a range of dresses to fit any mood… and more! This time I chose a pant with the same pattern as the dress I wore in a previous post. You will find it in the upcoming Fall/Winter collection. This summer,… Read More »

Night Out in Amsterdam

You cannot go wrong with the Basics – just what Coco Chanel had in mind when she first introduced the essential little black dress. The evening in Amsterdam can be chilly, so I put on a Perfecto jacket over my exposed shoulders. I was shod with a pair of closed-toe sandals which were so practical for walking around… Read More »

Around Amsterdam

Amsterdam, what a charming city!  The architecture, canals and flowers bring such a cozy atmosphere.  However, it was still quite cold for a summer day.   I wore my Perfecto from Mango over my denim shirt.  I inaugurated also my short skirt in black that I got from Zara.  I wanted a casual yet sophisticated outfit for the long day of walking and sightseeing that awaits us. Wearing: Mango/Perfecto jacket, Forever21/Denim shirt, H&M/Rings, Zara/Shoes… Read More »

No wonder people retire at “La Côte d’Azur” – the weather is so pleasant.  The mild mornings are just perfect for a stroll by the sea or to discover little treasures in the street markets.  With my friends, we enjoyed the afternoons to the full, sunning on the beach or shopping in Nice.  At the end of the day, the gentle wind provides a great feel to my new outfit! The dress is from the Fall-Winer collection of Lovers and Friends (a brand I discovered some time ago… Read More »