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Month: July 2015

Trendiness Old-fashioned

Pictures by Inès Monnet One perk of a blogger is to be regularly spoilt with new goodies. At the same time, I keep buying items I like. As you can imagine, I do own quite a big closet! The other day, I felt the urge to go through and reorganize my wardrobe. It took me… Read More »

Pictures by Inès Monnet When wearing shorts and tops gets boring, I slip into a dress. The feminine dress is a must-have piece in every girl‘s wardrobe. I actually own many designs: maxi, mid-length, printed, colorful or black. Each model fits a different occasion. For example, for a ball, I prefer a long elegant bustier… Read More »

Rock with Denim Eye

Pictures by Julian Diesel invited me to attend the LoveBox Festival in London last weekend. The music event took place in downtown “Victoria Park” and had a lineup of many artistes I like. As I assemble the pictures we took there, let me first share with you a glimpse of the London mood with this… Read More »

Pictures by Inès Monnet One of my favorite shopping places in Singapore is “Haji Lane” – a little street with cute local designer stores. It is worth taking the time to pop into each of them as you can make surprising finds. The Asian designers bring a unique edginess to their pieces with minimalist lines,… Read More »

My Office Look

Pictures by Inès Monnet I hope my hectic summer schedule juggling several Blaastyle projects, events, travels, and my day job will soon slow down a little to enable me to post more outfit inspirations. In the meanwhile, I thought it would be nice to share a “typical” outfit for my office day (keeping in mind… Read More »

Pictures by Inès Monnet On the days when I feel a little lost on how to dress, I fall back on my fail-safe mode – go for basics. While colors can “betray” you, black and white never do. On this sunny day, I slipped into a white maxi skirt and black cami top. I put on… Read More »

Pictures by Inès Monnet Lausanne in the summer offers all the perks of its waterfront location. After a stroll in the charming uptown shopping area, you can head south to the lakeside for a small “getaway” where you laze on a beach with an ice-cream, or engage in something more social or active like doing… Read More »

Mom or Boyfriend Jeans?

via A Love is Blind & ELLE What’s the difference between them? Boyfriend jeans are ones you steal or borrow from your mate. However brands caught up with the idea to offer women designs shaped for the male – usually with high waist, loose cut and ends rolled-up body (ie. to make you look shapeless). Mom… Read More »

The Urban Beach Look

Pictures by Inès Monnet The earth is heating up. Like in many parts of Europe, temperatures in Switzerland have gone through the roof, hitting 43°C in some parts. Yes, there can be too much of a good thing, especially when air-conditioning is an exception rather than the rule. A “serious” joke says that the European… Read More »

Flax and Kale, Barcelona

During our recent stay in Barcelona, we checked out on a friend’s recommendation of an eat-healthy feel-better restaurant called Flax and Kale  It promises to provide you all the nutrients you need daily. The place is open all day for all meals or just drinks.  We went there for brunch and were offered a varied… Read More »