Month: November 2014

Bear in the Street

Pictures by Inès Monnet I couldn’t help but smile when I overheard a mid-thirties guy on the street said “teddy bear”, or even laugh when another teased “oh a polar bear”. Well, my H&M faux-fur coat was the object of these quips. The model is massive. Thus I styled it with simple pieces – black… Read More »

Pictures by Inès Monnet When I put on the white Gant shirt and Zara skort that morning, I felt something was amiss. So I got changing, in fact into so many other clothes that I came back to the starting point. So I tried another tack – why not simply add something to make the… Read More »

Curious as always, I just couldn’t resist testing Aesop cosmetics after all the rave reviews I have been hearing. It took only one product (Gerianium Body Scrub) to get me hooked as a loyal customer. My sensitive skin makes me naturally skeptical or apprehensive about trying new beauty products. Once I find something that suits… Read More »

Bomber Jacket in the Heat

Pictures by Inès Monnet You always invent a reason to get something you really want (rather than need). A wardrobe must include a bomber jacket, I don’t own one, so I must get one, right? That’s how I convinced myself a few weeks ago to buy this Stefanie Biggel bomber jacket at the Showroom Edelweiss.… Read More »

Urban Wang x H&M

Pictures by Inès Monnet This second look highlights the urban edge to Wang’s sporty collection for H&M. One does not normally associate sports with leather pants. Usually tight-fitting, they do not pretend to be functional or comfortable, but often to look seductive (and even intentionally provocative at times). Wang’s about-face interpretation with a large cut… Read More »


Pictures by Inès Monnet The temporary tattoo Unstoppable probably describes well my current mood. I am so pumped up with Blaastyle that I am posting almost every day. This look was inspired by my friend, Alison. Looking back at this season’s trends and especially after seeing Cara Delevingne walk for Burberry in a Cape with… Read More »