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Month: June 2016

Outfit in Ouchy Lausanne

  Recently my frequent travels have squeezed me for time to take outfit pictures.  So, I feel so blessed living here as one just cannot tire of Lake Leman as a backdrop for photoshoots.  And presto! It takes all of eight minutes to get to the lakeside.  When we run out of ideas, it is… Read More »

  When tourists talk about south of France, they invariably mean the Côte d’Azur or Provence.  Well last week, I traveled to the Languedoc region, more precisely to Castres, a small village an hour drive from Toulouse.  It is home to A-Derma, the dermatology cosmetic brand which invited a few of us to learn more… Read More »

A Good Feeling Overall

  I am so grateful and I thank you a thousand times for supporting me in the recent Piaget’s Best Possession Style contest to select their brand ambassadresses for Switzerland. I recently attended a party held by Piaget in Geneva to celebrate the close of the contest.  Guess what?  I was awarded one of the two prizes! Piaget is lining up exciting… Read More »

  The spring weather so far is nothing to write home about.  An eternal optimist, I am already preparing myself for a gorgeous summer.  In fact, I have a few trips to warm destinations lined up that I look forward to sharing on the blog.  Do you also have your Summer beauty essentials ready in your beach bag?… Read More »

  I have regularly shared ideas on how to style a trendy piece with old ones you already own.  Here for example are three items you now seem to see everywhere. The bell sleeves –   Certain trends seem to come back again and again, like the military style or trench coat.  However, the bell sleeve is one design I haven’t seen… Read More »

  Remember the Gallery of Style contest with Shu Uemura.  Here is a sneak peek of the happenings  backstage. When I walked into the spacious room, I was surprised by the rather relaxed and calm atmosphere.  It was far from the intense and frenetic scene that one might expect in a hairstyling competition – so much better… Read More »

  Summer is in the air…  we imagine days of dolce far niente by the sea or lake.   How about looking casual but with style.  Let’s go find bargains for summer pieces at Outlet Aubonne.  I usually go for either timeless “basics“ or passe-partout with a singular style.  Let me show you here a summer outfit idea. Maxi dress – A… Read More »

  Going through some old pictures brought back fond memories of my flash trip to Milan.  Emilie, my friend photographer had planned to just drop our luggage at the hotel on arrival and set off immediately to explore the city (read the full diary: here).  So I got myself ready with a practical and comfortable gear.… Read More »

  [The photo had to be removed for reasons of privacy] Shu Uemura invited me to attend their annual contest called Gallery of Style held last Sunday.  I talked about this event in my previous post and to jog your memory, 6 world-class Swiss hairstylists were tasked with creating a hairdo around the theme of “Tokyo… Read More »

We have gone through the modern woman’s wardrobe essentials (eg. little black dress, stiletto…).  What about the smaller items that should go with you at all times in your handbag?  Here are my 9 “never leave home without them” things. As for the handbag itself, it is a gem I found at MyPrivateBoutique.ch, the pioneer online store in Switzerland… Read More »