Tag: blog mode suisse

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 »

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 »

Style over Fashion?

Pictures by Inès Monnet Why just follow trends when you can create your personal style. Yves Saint Laurent said it best: “Les modes passent, le style est éternel, la mode est futile, le style pas.” A great look does not need to embody the latest fashion. I believe in being able to turn “old” clothes… Read More »

Pictures by Inès Monnet Downtown Lausanne has more than its fair share of slopes and cobblestone pavements. Hence, I avoid heels in town for the better of not falling over. Even if you manage to stay upright, your shoes usually end up damaged. Anyhow, why bother. Lausanne is a university town – it is perfectly… Read More »

Shades of Gray

Pictures by David F.  Most clothes are better shown in color but black and white photos do add character to the subject and composition. One well-known photographer Ted Grant even said that when you photograph people in black and white, you photograph their souls. Black and white pictures are actually in shades of gray. I… Read More »

Jumpsuit for the Evening

Pictures by Inès Monnet In my previous post about my 3-day stay in Stanglwirt, I mentioned that the marketing manager Maria invited us to a gourmet dinner on the first evening. Although we are meant to relax here (ie. dress casually), I went for a classy look. I wore La Redoute x Sézanne jumpsuit, a… Read More »

Pictures by Inès Monnet The 5* Stanglwirt Bio-Hotel in Tirol, Austria invited me to stay 2 nights with them. Except for a beach, they offer everything you can possibly wish for in a wellness resort in the Alps – a charming atmosphere with local yet modern décor, great food (including gluten-free and vegan menu), gym,… Read More »