Tag: swiss fashion blog

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 On the days when I feel a little lost on how to dress, I fall back on my fail-safe mode – go for basics. While colors can “betray” you, black and white never do. On this sunny day, I slipped into a white maxi skirt and black cami top. I put on… 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 »

Pictures by Inès Monnet I am so fond of these two Adidas items that I received recently. The dress is very light and comfortable, so are the shoes! They are the new “Los Angeles” model inspired from the classic trainers. You can practically do anything with this look – hit the beach, chill out in… 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 »

Event Style in Geneva

Pictures by David F. A few days ago, I attended the opening of the first Zara Home store in Switzerland. At last, I don’t need to go far to get all these trendy but affordable furniture and accessories that I love to decorate my room with. On the same day, I also attended the launch… Read More »