it is september and fall is around the corner. these days are the last days to wear skirts and t-shirts and I wanna embrace that with todays outfit inspiration post. its the time to wear your favorite dresses and skirts for the last time this year and today I am showing you my favorite orange skirt by VALENTINO with my rather new silver TARA JARMON top. todays motto: CHIC FOR FALL !
top TARA JARMON
skirt VALENTINO RED
clutch PRESENT from Turkish Airlines
the best thing about fall is that I can enjoy a hot bath tub again, I love to take baths and soak in the tub for almost an hour : ) so yesterday I repurchased my beloved DRESDNER ESSENZ bath scents, they are amazing, for only 1.50 CHF you have a lovely smelling either relaxing or stimulating bath scents, with bubbles or without. I am not sponsored by them : ) I just really love their products. I will soon get more into details about their bath scents.
mix and match, is my favorite thing to do, and I am sure you can remember this orange skirts from previous outfits before. and thats what fashion is all about for me, it should be versatile. I love to wear my clothes in different ways and love how things look more casual or more elegant. see the different outfits at the very end. HAPPY TUESDAY and enjoy wearing your skirts and tops. X
TOP AND SKIRT – different ways to wear them
september has come and it is somehow the the time to say good bye to summer and welcome fall. lets hope for a beautiful sunny fall with little rain and grey days. todays outfit reminds me very much of my grandma as I am wearing her coat, she passed away this January and I learned so many things in regards to crafting and sewing from her. <3
I love playing with different shades of beige and blue and wanted to share with you my new cut off jeans. these are very very old jeans, I think these were the first edition of the squin jeans by H&M : ) one could almost call them vintage. so my problem is that often the jeans are too long for my legs and I end up tucking them in. so instead of tucking in I decided to cut off. zack!
this is a perfect sunday outfit – very comfy and casual. I am absolutely a jeans person and will always grab a pair for a casual look. another thing that I think works very nicely is mixing beige and blue, and wearing different shades of the two colors. now in fall it is the season to wear your sandals and peeptoes for the last time with jeans instead of dresses before it will be too cold… awww, I dont wanna think about winter. it is my least favorite season, I dont like being in the house all the time and the only good thing about winter is the layering. hahahaha, yes, I love layering looks, it keeps me warm and I get to wear more of my favorite pieces at once.
Happy Sunday – lots of love. X
finally I can show you my new coat that can be worn as a dress too, as the temperatures dropped a bit and I was feeling a lot more in the mood to shoot these photos. : ) I got this beautiful trench coat from MINT & BERRY and it is now on SALE for 55 instead of 75 CHF.
I paired the coat with some really comfy heels that I bought several years ago and have so far never let me down. for sure I will try to wear this coat as a dress in fall or winter or incase I have a nice outdoor event. NOTE the color is described as nude but in fact it is more apricot or rose. I dont mind that because I think it makes it a lot more special compared to all the other nude or beige trench coats.
coat MINT & BERRY
dress BOUTIQUE MULHOUSE
pumps BOTTEGA VENETA
flats MARCO TOZZI
here you can see me wearing the coat as a trench coat with my bright aztec print dress and flat shoes, this makes the whole outfit a lot more casual but still chic. I am ready for fall but not a rainy grey fall nooo, a rather sunny one. do you have your fall winter collection together? soon I will show you my personal fall/ winter favorites. I am waiting for the parcels to arrive… stay tuned.
a trenchcoat is a good key piece for your wardrobe. it can be worn with dresses or pants, casual or chic there are many ways to wear it. this is a perfect in between season coat, especially here in Basel, Switzerland.
coat MINT & BERRY
dress BOUTIQUE MULHOUSE
pumps BOTTEGA VENETA
flats MARCO TOZZI
I got a pair of new jeans – yay and they fit perfectly. people you know that I dislike shopping for pants and jeans but sometimes I am very lucky, like in that very case with my new pair of LEVI’S 711 skinny jeans that found their way into my closet.
hands down, these are my most favorite skinny jeans, they are very comfy and light to wear and what I love most about them is the washing, so in love with this shade. FALLEN ROCKS is the name of this wash and it goes with everything, black, blue, different colors and brown.
“our signature LOT 700 fits are the ultimate look. amazing jeans, designed to flatter, hold and lift-all day, everyday. mid rise and slim through hip and thigh.”
jup, I dunno what else to add, this is it. perfect jeans. the only thing to complain about today is the weather but lets hope for better days next week. HAPPY SUNDAY!
this is a real up and down mix aka old and new mix as I am wearing a vintage VALENTINO miss V silk blouse that I have found at the fleamarket, the new LEVI’S jeans, the LANVIN blazer for the H&M collection and my new white leather lasercut pumps from BATA that I have found on SALE. lots of older things mixed with new things. so again, it doesnt matter how much you spend on your outfit, its the way you wear it, your attitude that will make it look even better. I have literally spent 20 CHF for the vintage silk blouse 🙂 what a bargain. keep your eyes open!
blazer LANVIN for H&M
such a nice casual every day look – I am def a denim person, my go to outfits always include a pair of skinny jeans!
Alicia Keys sang the official song for the new LEVI’S women denim collection and it is called 28,000 Days have a look at the new collection here:
finally I can show you my ART BASEL outfit and the cool thing for you is that the pieces are on SALE now – yay. I found this lovely jersey dress by ARMANI JEANS and the super comfy flat shoes by MARCO TOZZI. the dress is now 90 CHF instead of 175 CHF and the shoes are 23 CHF instead of 41 CHF – thats a nice deal!
I got back from my one week vacation in sicily, castellammare del golfo to be precise, and oh boy it was super nice there. I miss the beach already… but I need to get back to work – so many nice things out there that I wanna feature on my blog. lots of ART BASEL posts will be following and soon also my SICILY GUIDE for CASTELLAMMARE DEL GOLFO – stay tuned.
phtoto taken by MO – thanks. X
awww.. ART BASEL 2015 is already in the past but still I have so many nice photos to show you. my old iMac is working hard in the heat and it just takes for ever to go through all the pictures.
TODAY I decided to finally select ll the photos and start putting them in nice blogposts. Indeed I did so BUT my iMac just can not take anymore heat. WE NEED A BREAK : )
until then you need to enjoy this lovely ART BASEL 2015 outfit of me wearing the protect me from what I want JENNY HOLZER shirt that I have made for tarzan – ONE OF MY FAVORITE T-SHIRTS EVER.
t-shirt JENNY HOLZER / tarzan.ch
skirt VINTAGE (fleamarket)
coat H&M (recycled materials)
bag ART BASEL 2015
enjoy the heat – soon more on the blog – promised! X
the ART Basel week is over and I had such a good time. once again my dear friends from the netherlands were here and this year Justin showed a german artist
SEBASTIAN WEGGLER at his TEN HAAF PROJECTS gallery space inside VOLTA11.
my schedule was tight especially the first three days were very intense, lots of ART lots of DESIGN and lots of PARTYING.
ART WEEK 2015
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monday I started with VOLTA11 and ART UNLIMITED and enjoyed myself at the LISTE OPENING PARTY at VOLKSHAUS. tuesday I had breakfast at the Rolls Royce art space inside ELISABETHEN KIRCHE with Isaac Julien and his so very cool video installations from iceland – read more about the project here. and later on I went to see DESIGN MIAMI BASEL and also saw the AUDEMARS PIGUET fireflies installation by ROBIN MEIER – I also blogged about that project – more here. in the evening we had an awesome party on DAS SCHIFF by DESIGN MIAMI BASEL and PERROTIN where we all met TAKESHI MURAKAMI and took funny photos with his staff. wednesday I started my day with DAVIDOFF and went to ART BASEL and SCOPE. later on we had a super nice time at VITRA – we were so lucky that it did not rain that day. thursday I had time to see ART BASEL again but only for a short time as I had to go home and see whether the delivery guy had brought my beautiful dresses by IOANA CIAOLACU for thursday and friday night. thursday night was BASEL NACHT where I was one of the hosts by VOLTA11 and I planned to wear the gorgeous red printed silk dress that had not arrived until fifteen minutes before the start of BASEL NACHT 🙂 but it was absolutely worth to wait for it. friday I had time to see ART BASEL and DESIGN MIAMI again and then spent a wonderful evening at Fondation Beyeler. afterwards we all met at CAMPARI CLUB at KUNSTHALLE.
saturday I had time to see LISTE ART UNLIMITED, DESIGN MIAMI and THE SOLO PROJECT and then went back to VOLTA. sunday I went to SCOPE where I have found something really nice. anyway, I will soon upload all the photos I took during the week and I will also tell you about the guy with the spices at Fondation Beyeler park. stay tuned for more and now I wanna show you some of my outfits during ART BASEL.
SHAVED ICE by JIM LAMBIE at ART UNLIMITED is the perfect artwork for selfies!
outfit: the new dress and shoes that I have ordered via zalando.ch together with my white PAUW coat and the official DESIGN MIAMI Basel bag.
outfit: a rather oldschool outfit with my beloved DANIELA SPILLMANN coat and a super old LACOSTE V neck sweater, my DIVIDED shoes and C&A pants.
outfit: the printed IOANA CIOLACU dress and my NAVYBOOT sandals with my silver DIESEL clutch, ready for BASEL NACHT at VOLTA11.
yes spring and summer have come to basel and as in the years before it is not a slight change of temperatures nooo, it is a very rapid change from 12 degrees C it jumps to 30 degrees C the next day… so for the wardrobe that means to always be prepared. I have my spring summer and fall clothes in the same place. the only things that I have removed are my winter coats and winter dresses – the rest stays because you never know you might need something with longsleeves the next day..
when I was in Paris I found this lovely bold blue silk blouse at the SONIA RYKIEL outlet and I love to wear it with other bright colors.
blouse SONIA RYKIEL
skirt VALENTINO RED
I wish you all a nice extended weekend. I hope the weather will stay nice and that we can all enjoy some ice cream in the sun. X
sigh – I am super happy that the week is over and that we can dive into the weekend. unfortunately the sun is not shining today but there are many nice things to see at BLICKFANG today and tomorrow. (SAT until 8pm / SUN until 7pm)
top & sunglasses C&A (vintage via fleamarket)
have a lovely day and I hope you will have time to check out BLICKFANG at messe basel – hall 3.
good morning my dear friends! what a nice way to start the day, the sun kissed my forhead and now I am ready to start this beautiful spring day! I found cute little croissants at MIGROS and thats what I had for breakfast. mmhhmmm! unfortunately I have to go to the hospital for a MRI check-up and hopefully everything will go as smooth as possible! #fingerscrossed
todays outfit is a rather simple one and I took the photos before the easter weekend – I really love my new hair color and I am so thankful to be one of Stefanie Winters clients. soon more about her on the blog – stay tuned!
bag DKNY via zalando.ch
shoes ZIGN via zalando.ch
sunglasses RAY BAN
can you see it too? I had a funny moment with my camera and it made a fancy rainbow – yay! but actually I dont wanna talk about rainbows today I rather wanna show you my lovel spring outfit!
I have recently shopped at zalando.ch and I have found some lovely things: read my shopping haul post here << so I am wearing the floral pants – the grey leather pumps – the cute pearl earrings and the lovely beige bag with the pink wallet inside!
spring in sight! today I wanna show you a nice mix of my beloved roy lichtenstein pattern coat, a simple black dress and 2 bright accessories: my red shoes and my red hat! I mean it doesnt have to be a comic pattern coat – it could be any kind of pattern or mix of bright colors that can be combined with black and one of the colors from the coat. in my case it was red black and the pattern from the coat!
I am so in love with that coat and I was wearing it in Paris during fashion in october 2013 and IT caught some nice attention. BIG thanks you to Julie’s mom for the hand me down of that very coat! I was being featured on the dutch blog TRENDBUBBLES http://trendbubbles.nl/paris-fashion-week-street-style-roy-lichtenstein/ and on EASY FASHION PARIS blog http://easyfashion.blogspot.ch/2013/10/lea-les-tuileries-paris.html and what made the happiest was that I was being photographed by BILL CUNNINGHAM and he gave me a thumbs up for my coat <3
coat FRED SPILLMANN
pumps AVANT PREMIER
hat JUICY COUTURE
clutch VINTAGE (fleamarket)
have a lovely spring day and I hope you can enjoy the sun – happy tuesday and for those who celebrate: HAPPY ST. PATRICKS DAY! X