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Month: December 2015

Escapade à l’Hotel Odyssey

Hotel Odyssey in Paris is a retreat right in the heart of the city. Indeed, I stayed a night at the hotel on my recent trip to Paris. (Side note: I rode with Blacklane and my driver was super nice to wait an hour because of the train delay – thank you!) Hotel Odyssey immediately… Read More »

Missed the first Advent Surprises? Don’t worry girls, here’s one especially for you. Nail it for Christmas with a manicure! * The Nailbar Switzerland and Blaastyle are happy to offer you the chance to WIN a CHF50.- voucher to spend in any of their Swiss boutiques. All you have to do is: 1. Tell us what… Read More »

Not ready to put away your lovely fall pieces? No worry, just layer them to face the big chill. Put on a turtleneck under a big chunky knit, wrap yourself up in a light coat and a comfy scarf. Or choose a V-neck sweater over your lace-detail top, with a jacket and coat. Combinations are… 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 »

A brand I have been working with throughout 2015 and am happy to collaborate for this Advent Calendar, La Halle! * Get the chance to WIN CHF100.- to spend in any La Halle store in Switzerland. All you need to do is: 1. For more chances to win like La Halle and Blaastyle on Facebook… Read More »

Le Kiosque, Lausanne

This small structure called Le Kiosque at St-François Place in the middle of Lausanne is a century old with a storied past. It was built in 1896 of wood in a style inspired by the “Swiss Chalet”. It began life as a newspaper kiosk and waiting room for tramway passengers. Between 1911 and 1913, it… Read More »

What better way to celebrate the festive month of December than with chances to win goodies! Here is the idea. I have worked with several of my favorite brands on an exclusive Advent Calendar with giveaways. I am kicking off the series with a DKNY watch! The “Urban Metal” Winter 2015 collection was inspired by… Read More »