Tag: summer

  Flat sandals are comfortable, light and cool.  I find the platform models even cool-er. The heels confer upon them a less casual and edgier look.  I got my latest design from the Minelli Summer collection.  I love the fringe detail and stripes on the platform heels. They look heavy but are actually not! They are possibly my… Read More »

The Opposite of Layering?

  Though my mantra is “less is more”, I am more comfortable and better at layering.  I find it difficult to style summer outfits.  Now I am in a good place to draw inspiration from the streets of tropical Singapore.   I notice that some women here mix and match colorful prints and materials.  Others go… Read More »

  Summer isn’t on its last legs yet, so there is good enough reason to look for new swimsuits.  Trends are for grandma-style high-waisted bikinis, bottom and top joint with straps, and the eternal one piece.  Sexiness of a swimwear is not about how much skin you bare, but about how you hide your assets!  It is… Read More »

One of the highlights of summer around here (besides BBQ) are the many top-rate music festivals, such as the Montreux Jazz Festival and Paléo. Here’s a summerish look I would wear to go to one.  I show off my latest “new in” Topshop top I received on my recent trip to Berlin with Zalando (I will… 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 »

  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 »

Farewell to Summer

Pictures by Inès Monnet © Though the days still feel warm, summer is coming to a close. I shot this look before leaving on vacation to close my mini-short and tank-top season. I put on my Topshop ripped shorts and sandals, La Halle deep blue shirt and color blocked with my Gucci orange bag. The… Read More »

Poolside Chic

Pictures by Inès Monnet We had a cheerful and relaxing family lunch last Sunday to celebrate my uncle’s birthday. I was also invited by a friend to spend the later afternoon by their pool. What to wear for both occasions? I went for something that was neither too classy, nor too casual. All-white is the… Read More »

The Summer Trench Coat

Pictures by Inès Monnet For the chilly days of summer, you may just put on a thin jacket. Why not wrap yourself up in a trench coat instead? It has so many advantages you didn’t think of. First, it’s timeless. With a quality design, you will keep it through the years. Second, it’s so versatile… Read More »

Why an Evening Dress?

Pictures by Inès Monnet Want to look sexy and feminine for a cool night of partying..? The easy (default) option is to go for an evening dress. But why not experiment something less conventional? Here is an alternative look with a glittery H&M top and mini-short ensemble, Topshop figtree sandals, Mango biker jacket and Giorgio… Read More »