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   “… It is beauty you keep forever…”     “I am sure you guys will get along. And you’ll absolutely love what she does” explained my friend while passing on the contact of Elisa Pantazopoulos. A few weeks after I was having coffee with this charming woman and visited her atelier. Let me introduce Elisa,… Read More »

Pictures by Inès Monnet Little Black Dress is possibly the favorite among my favorites of Swiss brands.  LDB is a wonderful story of two enterprising and talented women, Eliane and Joanna. As soon as Eliane knew she wanted to be in fashion design, she decided to do it from the ground up.  So she first… Read More »

Black and Beige

Pictures by Inès Monnet I would have loved to wear my maxi skirt with just a tank top. However, winter obliges. To break from all this black, I put on this beige-nude suede jacket. Although I own few clothes of this color, I enjoy wearing it a lot lately (as you may have noticed on… Read More »

Pictures by David F.  Editing by me Conventional fashion wisdom would forbid you to mix a mid-length lace trim skirt with a sweater-dress and a long Mao-collar coat. However, I believe the first rule in fashion is that there are no rules. Instead, have fun experimenting, make “mistakes” and learn from them. It was with… Read More »

Pépit9s In the Wind

Pictures by Inès Monnet One challenge of outdoor photoshoots involves finding a nice backdrop that plays up the outfit. On the day of this shoot, the light was rather harsh and the surroundings too green for the look I planned. So we tried several places before landing on the “right” spot (though we still had… Read More »

Baby Pink Darkness

Pictures by Inès Monnet How do you go about creating looks when your wardrobe doesn’t seem to go along with your mood? Of late, I am getting increasingly tired of vivid colors. Thus, I wore an all-black outfit and added just a twist of color with my River Island baby pink coat. As if it… Read More »

Winter Buddies

Pictures by Inès Monnet We all own an indestructible and fashion-proof pair of shoes which can confront the most terrifying of winters. Mine are these Doc Martens I got more than 5 years ago and which have never ever let me down. My only “mistake” was to have chosen the shiny red croco model –… Read More »

Arrivederci 2014

The year has passed so fast that I still remember celebrating the New Year of 2014 as if it was yesterday. Well, 2014 has been an eventful year for me – living six months in St. Gallen, graduating from University, and blogging almost full-time in the last three months. I can only be grateful for… Read More »

Hints of Red

Pictures by Inès Monnet  Event pictures by Antoine Schaller What better way to mark this special event than with a beautiful dress! A few days ago, I attended my first Alumni Ball for University of Lausanne HEC (Business School) graduates. It took place at the Lausanne Palace Hotel with a dinner followed by a party.… Read More »

Closing Night at MBFDZ

Little Black Dress Van Bery Javier Reyes Aziza Zina Stefanie Biggel Pictures by Inès Monnet I was invited to spend the closing evening of MBFDZ in the company of the lovely H&M team. For this finale, we saw the Swiss designers Van Bery, Javier Reyes, Aziza Zina, Stefanie Biggel and last but not least LBD,… Read More »