Grandma’s Got Taste

My grandmother was a coquette dresser with a most amazing dress sense. Even if she was just hanging about in the house, she would be all dressed and made up wearing lipstick. Hers was a generation where social graces, grooming and fashion were a part of their education (remember Swiss finishing schools?). Like what we can still glimpse in old black & white movies, theirs are a class act missing in our age. On that note, my mum inherited from her this black maxi cape – not for very long though as I have now made it mine. The material and finishing are simply top notch. I toned down its stately elegance for an everyday look by wearing a Zara floral shirt, H&M black skinny jeans, Veja x Sud Express white tennis, 3.1 Phillip Lim satchel and Ray-Ban round shape sunglasses. For this shoot, Inès and I found this wall bathed in a soothing reflection of sunlight. Didn’t they turn out great!

Wearing: Vintage cape / Sud Express x Veja sneakers (available at / 3.1 Phillip Lim bag / Zara shirt / Ray-Ban sunglasses / H&M jeans


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  • The shots are fantastic – you and Ines did a wonderful job! And wow, your grandma does sound like she has tons of style! I love the texture on the vintage cape, something about it screams mystery. And the way you styled it and made it casual – oh so brilliant – I quite like it! xo <3

    Shanaz | Fashionista NOW

  • Adela

    Amazing look! Love this cape

  • Pardon My Obsession

    Très cool et joli ce 'vintage' look !

  • Romina C

    Merci Caroline!

  • Romina C

    Thank you Adela. I love it too 🙂

  • Romina C

    Thank you Shanaz! I love working with her. She understands what I like! xRomi

  • Oh this is an amazing Outfit! Love your Grandma's piece and those Ray Ban's look so cool on you!


  • Romina C

    Thank you Sophie! She has so much more beautiful pieces. xRomina

  • Hehe, that's fantastic, Romina <3 xo

  • Superbe, vraiment j'adore ta tenue!
    Bisous, Virginie