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A “flat lay” or “flatlay” is simply a still-life picture of objects lying on a flat surface.  Here are tips and tricks on how to capture aesthetically appealing flat lays. Find your flat surface.  For your background “canvas”, you can use a table, however you’ll have to climb up a chair or step stool to make sure… Read More »

The end of year brings on a cheerful festive atmosphere with decorative lights everywhere, and also the prospect (for many of you) of receiving Christmas presents! On the other hand, searching for “perfect” presents can be a daunting venture and I am usually less than inspired on ideas. Talking to people around me, I am… Read More »

3 Ways to Tie a Scarf

In Summer, we drop layering and play with accessories. In a square, rectangular or triangle shape, one piece of cloth yet hundreds ways to wear it. The great thing is that it looks edgy no matter how you style it. For my second “How To” video, I show 3 ways to tie a scarf. I only realized… Read More »

Denim on Denim

!function(d,s,id){var e, p = /^http:/.test(d.location) ? ‘http’ : ‘https’;if(!d.getElementById(id)) {e = d.createElement(s);e.id = id;e.src = p + ‘://’ + ‘widgets.rewardstyle.com’ + ‘/js/widget.js’;d.body.appendChild(e);}if(typeof(window.__moneyspot) === ‘object’) {if(document.readyState === ‘complete’) {window.__moneyspot.init();}}}(document, ‘script’, ‘moneyspot-script’); JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. 1. Chicnova shirt http://bit.ly/1JyuhOH / 2. Zara skirt (similar: http://bit.ly/1zxyh9z) / 3. Mango jacket  http://bit.ly/1DXuFD9/ … Read More »

Vintage is Forever

Pictures by Inès Monnet More than two years ago, I collaborated with a few Vintage stores in Lausanne to create a series of photo shoots. The aim was to share ideas on how to include these pieces in your daily wear. At that time, I bought this vivid red dress with black details in the… Read More »

Festive Bohos

Pictures by Inès Monnet The hippie styles of the 70’s inspired the boho look and the actress Sienna Miller popularized it at the Glastonbury Festival in 2004. Since then, the boho-chic look seems to be de rigueur in music festivals, like during the Coachella craze I talked about in my previous post. So, I created… Read More »

!function(d,s,id){var e, p = /^http:/.test(d.location) ? ‘http’ : ‘https’;if(!d.getElementById(id)) {e = d.createElement(s);e.id = id;e.src = p + ‘://’ + ‘widgets.rewardstyle.com’ + ‘/js/widget.js’;d.body.appendChild(e);}if(typeof(window.__moneyspot) === ‘object’) {if(document.readyState === ‘complete’) {window.__moneyspot.init();}}}(document, ‘script’, ‘moneyspot-script’); JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. 1. Topshop backpack http://bit.ly/1F8NCU7 / 2. Topshop flower crown http://bit.ly/1Q6p8Pz  / 3. Ray-Ban sunglasses http://bit.ly/1D8F6Qa / 4.… Read More »

Something’s Off

Pictures by Inès Monnet Murphy’s Law happens when “anything that can go wrong, goes wrong”. Nothing seemed to work that day. I changed outfits three times and yet felt unsatisfied with the result when I was ready to go. I also spent time fighting to get my hair into shape and again it felt just… Read More »

That Fringe Skirt

I was browsing the web for inspiration and stumbled on fashion week streetstyle pictures showing girls in their effortlessly chic looks. One had a leather fringe skirt worn with heels. That skirt intrigued me so much that I tried to trace its brand. The brand wasn’t mentioned either for another skirt, worn this time with… Read More »

!function(d,s,id){var e, p = /^http:/.test(d.location) ? ‘http’ : ‘https’;if(!d.getElementById(id)) {e = d.createElement(s);e.id = id;e.src = p + ‘://’ + ‘widgets.rewardstyle.com’ + ‘/js/widget.js’;d.body.appendChild(e);}if(typeof(window.__moneyspot) === ‘object’) {if(document.readyState === ‘complete’) {window.__moneyspot.init();}}}(document, ‘script’, ‘moneyspot-script’); JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. Close to “completing” my collection of black shoes, I am now going… Read More »