There are several schools of thought on good hair care.  I trust in less is better.  Some girls are blessed with gorgeous easy-to-care hair but I am not one of them.  So how do I keep my long brown hair healthy?  Brush your hair once or twice a day but not more.  I do it in the… Read More »

Café Mood, Lausanne

  For the size of the town, Lausanne’s restaurant scene is upbeat and also not immune to the bobo vibe. By this we mean: an interior that mixes old and trendy with mismatching chairs, tables, cups or sofas, and obligatory wooden elements (furniture, wall and some other structure).  The menu or “Today’s Specials” are preferably… Read More »

Not Your Date Outfit

“Would it be OK if I wore that look on a date ?” I curiously asked my friend David.  He said “No” politely, explaining that my outfit was neither casual nor chic, neither stylish nor classic.  He was right – it wouldn’t make an impact.  For a change, this post is about what not to wear on a… Read More »

  I was very happy when I received my new La Redoute pencil skirt a few weeks ago. It wasn’t easy to find a good design that was also comfortable with a good fit of the right length.  I decided to wear it to the HEAD show in Geneva as guest of MAC cosmetics. I… Read More »

    ” The way we live now is edging towards a more sustainable pace in which we aime to buy less, but better. “ I can’t agree more with this statement from Navaz Batliwalla’s book “The New Garçonne, How to be a Gentlewoman.” (btw. I just started reading this truly inspiring book).  I am lucky… Read More »

Kick Off 2017 In Style

  I have always enjoyed New Year parties but I cannot recall any one in particular that was exceptional. I don’t expect much of this evening either. However, there is always one thing I look forward to… dressing up! I will not go fancy full-out but take the chance to pick up my glitter pieces… Read More »

  After testing many facial skin care products this year, here is a selection of my favorites suited to my skin type (mixed with oily T-zone, also sensitive and acne-prone).   Best Of Facial Skin Care   Roger&Gallet launched the “Aura Mirabilis” line this year.  I use the “Beauty Vinegar“ as my staple toner every… Read More »

  What I enjoy most during Christmas and New Year’s eve is connecting with family and friends in a festive mood.  It also reminds me how grateful I am of the year past.  That includes thanking you for being so faithful in following me!   As a small gesture, here is  my last giveaway of the year that will… Read More »

  I found another solution to actually feel and look good in the cold. It’s the Goldie London shearling jacket from ABOUT YOU online store. The piece is not only warm and comfy but also easy to style. For example, I went for a flower Pyjama top (yes, as a daywear) with no other layers.… Read More »

  Remember the 7 Hand Care Products to Brave the Winter ? For Christmas I asked one of the brands I talked about, Akyado, to give you the chance to try out their ultimate hand care set. It includes, the Pine Hand Soap, Chai Peeling, Biscome Limited Edition and Frozen Yogurt cream, Milk Flower interior fragrance, cuticule oil… Read More »