I am so happy with my new grey skirt and therefore I am wearing it non stop. it is an amazing key piece as I can wear almost everything with it. I paired it with my lovely navy neoprene top that I recently found – btw it is now on SALE 🙂 I knew I should have waited.. hahahahahha. I took these photos two days ago and at the moment I could not wear this outfit as it would be to freaking cold. we got snow in basel and the temperature dropped to below zero °C – welcome to the real swiss winter.
coat ESPRIT skirt H&M
christmas is around the corner and we are all ready for the feasts. something that you can find on almost every table is napkins and this year I got these lovely deluxe line christmas napkins. when I first touched them I thought these napkins were reusable meaning that I could wash them BUT no. they are single use napkins
I havent had the time to test them yet but it is for sure on my to do list and as I have rather sensitive skin this line might be the perfect thing for me. in case you have tried it already please let me know what you think about it. sharing is caring, right?
these are my two favorite pieces from yesterdays FASHIONFISH outlet shopping haul. I was invited to the bloggersevent where we got 400 CHF shoppingvoucher to spend in 1 ½ hour and our outfit had to fit the motto: colorful autumn! at fashionfish outlet you have many different shops: Guess, Bally, Navyboot, Corso Italia, Lacoste, BlackOut, Skinny, Modekeller.. and many more! I found these two navy key pieces and formed a rather light fall outfit with a minty silk tunic, a mint Marc Picard bag and a fury collar.
MARC PICARD mint bag 16 CHF
ALYSI mint embroidered silk tunic 55 CHF
MODEKELLER fakefur collar 10 CHF
BLACKOUT white/gold earrings 9.90 CHF
GERRY WEBER grey cashmere pullover 49 CHF
SKINNY nude panties 12 CHF
I can not help it but I love to wear navy – so I was not surprised to see that two of my items where navy. you can never go wrong with wearing jeans these navy boots and the rest doesnt event matter anymore as you are already dressed 🙂 the same with the downjacket by LIU JO – this piece will be so precious in winter. because here in switzerland it can get really really cold. I am going to wear this jacket now in fall and later on I will layer it underneath my navy wool coat by ESPRIT (something new that I will show you soon)
the newest fragrance by JIL SANDER is called SIMPLY and I think this name suits the scent perfectly! It is a very feminine ladylike scent and made for the fall winter season.
Christoph Raynaud created this beautiful fragrance – he says: “SIMPLY Jil Sander is worn like a beautiful garment, a second skin sillage that complements her “to-go” trouser suits and distinguishes her incredibly stylish look.“ and I couldnt agree more! It indeed is a scent that makes you ready to go. it is one of these scents that you can not wear with a too simple outfit as the fragrance askes for more – at least thats how I experience SIMPLY.the design of the bottle is very clear and pure with black and gold – a very minimalist look just like JIL SANDER!
fall has started and I am putting together my wardrobe for the season. I found this lovely coat at the esprit onlineshop and I couldnt resist – this was an immediate purchase and I have not regret it yet 🙂 in the photo I am wearing the coat with black fake leather shorts and a simple grey v-neck t-shirt. I am sure I can find many other ways to wear this coat as it has the perfect thickness for the swiss fall nights and I am sure I can layer it and wear it with a big scarf in winter and make it work. the INKA pattern details are very subtle and therefore very beautiful. I somehow have an overdose from the Inka/Indian patterns but in this case I really adore the design.
loads of new things were launched by M.A.C and I will soon tell you in detail what I got from the different collections. my favorite piece so far is the A NOVEL ROMANCE – GOOD KISSER lipstick. a very bright fuchsia (matte) color that stays put and lasts for at least 5 hours – I had it on today 🙂
3 amazing colors – very bright and vibrant! my most favorite is the orange one called MARGARITA MAMBO – a perfect everyday color for fingers and toes! my second favorite is the HULA ARUBA as I am lately a bit into blue nailpolishes (STRIPLAC SURFIN USA) my third favorite is the RADIANT ORCHID the color of SPRING 2014 a true must-have color!
awww! I am so happy with my new baby “the original” filofax! this collection is made in the UK and out of real leather. I am a huge filofax fan and had my white PANAMA for a good time and was so happy to visit the filofax distributor of switzerland in lausanne and exchange my old planner for a new one! thanks for having me, it was a blast!
have you ever wondered where the name filofax came from?
it comes from <files of facts> and became filofax. based on a true story: “1940 – during a German air raid in World War II, the business premises of Norman & Hill (now filofax) are bombed and razed to the ground. Grace Scurr was the heroine as she had her personal “file of facts” created with all supplier and customer data, which she always carried with her. only thanks to this information, the operation could be rebuilt.“ more info about filofax here >>
so I am aware that we live in 2014 where everything is digital BUT although I have my second brain called iphone/ipad and imac I still like to have something haptic like notes, paper and all that so for me the perfect organisation is a mix between digital and analog 🙂 “the original” collection has a strap for the iphone/phone which makes it the perfect businessplanner!
so are you familiar with the filofax system? no? well, let me tell you what awaits you! you buy your planner and you can add whatever you need and desire: addressbook, worldmap, blank notes, sticky notes, rulers, to do lists, daily planners and of course the diary.
what did I get?
diary 2014 and 2015 (week on two pages)
assorted sticky notes
as I am already a fan of the masque creme a la rose noire by sisley I was very excited to see that the soon to be launched product was also containing black rose. I am very happy to be able to test this product before it is available in the stores and I have been using it for the last couple of weeks and I really really love it! I use this precious face oil every other day and night and I think I will even love it more in winter when my skin is dryer. It can be used alone or under the moisturizer day and/or night.
so what makes it so special?
Omega 3 fatty acids, plum oil, camelina oil, phyto squalane from olive oil, funnel alge, vitamine E, avocado extract, black bulgarian rose, magnolia
all these things help to calm, repair and maintain our skin.
LADY MILLION EAU MY GOLD
by Paco Rabanne – 80ml Eau de Toilette Natural Spray
mmhhmm! I like it! thanks for sending me this new fragrance by Paco Rabanne with the beautiful cocktail glasses – it makes me feel like a princess! I feel it is very hard to describe a scent but anyway I will give it a try. It has a fresh almost fruity touch but not too much and has a beautiful floral scent. Its a fragrance for the moments in which you need an egoboost! put on your favorite outfit and wear the LADY MILLION EAU MY GOLD and feel like a diamond!
there is a special LADY MILLION cocktail that I ofcourse had to try, not for me but for friends. let me share the recipe with you:
Half a passion fruit
4 drops of Spanish Bitters
4 drops of orange blossom extract
2 cl squeezed lemon
1.5 cl agave syrup
1 teaspoon of home-made barley water
4 cl cognac
my new favorite shampoo and conditioner – bain Fluidealiste and fondant Fluidealiste – make my hair very smooth and silky. I use them both every time I wash my rather dry and color-treated hair, which is about every second or third day. I have not used the Fluidissime styling that often yet but it claims to protect the hair up to 230°C – wow, freaking hot!
I finally found the time to tell you about some amazing new things. let me start from left to right. a couple of weeks ago I was invited to ZH to the Blaue Ente Restaurant to attend the L’Occitane Aromachologie presentation. thank you very much for having me there and for the amazing goodiebag. so whats new from their side. ?? As we know that they support many fairtrade projects and work animal cruelty free it doesnt surprise me that they have decided to switch from plastic to glass containers. indeed, glass is a lot easier to recycle – also the looks of the bottles have a very vintage touch and all this truly underlines the visions of Olivier Baussan, the founder of L’Occitane.
Brume D’Oreiller Relaxante Huile de Massage Relaxante Pochettes Parfumees Relaxantes
there are two new lines by L’Occitane, the relaxante and tonifiante rituals. either for the morning or night with a touch of lemon, rosemary, grapefruit, mint, oranges, lavender or almondoil. have a wonderful day and an even better night!
one of my all time favorites is the Brume D’Oreiller Relaxante Spray. OMG – it makes my bed smell like a SPA! thats what I want, a nice, calm, good smelling place to spend relaxing hours of sleep and thats what you get with this product. my bottle is already half thru because I use it almost every night. I spritz a couple of times all over my bed, pillow and sheets and enjoy the natural fragrance and zzZZZZzzz
also I wanted to share with you my magazines that I have found at the KIOSK at the German railway station in Basel. BLONDE – WOHNREVUE – FRÄULEIN– which are your favorite magazines?
and then last but not least I wanna tell you about yesterdays SISLEY Paris presentation at the DOLDER GRAND in Zurich. ooh lala, what an amazing location. I felt like a princess and was eager to check out the new products by SISLEY. thanks so much for all the goodies. I am a fan of the eau tropical and I adore the Masque Creme a la Rose Noire. Have you tried the SUNLEYA sunscreen by SISLEY? I didnt do that yet but I will bring this little bugger to Ticino, yes I am spending the weekend in the Italian part of Switzerland. Cant wait!! I will get back to you in detail about the new SISLEY products that will be available in September 2014. stay tuned. xx
Kiehl’s has presented the CALENDULA DEEP CLEANSING FOAMING FACE WASH with Calendula Flower Extract for normal to oily skin type and I was so lucky to get to test it for you. It totally fits my skins needs and I have used the Kiehl’sCentella Cleanser before – so I do have something to compare the product to. I have used it twice and I love it already thats what I can say so far. but I really need more time to be able to review the product. so I will get back to you about it. stay tuned.
what does the packaging say
This rich, gel formula activates with water to create a creamy, dense foam that gently removes impurities without stripping skin of its essential moisture. Formulated with Calendula Flower Extract and Glycerin this deep cleansing face wash helps to soothe and replenish skin without over drying. Skin looks and feels instantly refreshed and revitalized. Soap-free and Sulfate-free.
I wanna show you these 3 gorgeous pieces that I have found at ESPRIT store in Basel. Two of them were on SALE! yay! so I was in need of a nice black skirt and guess what I found two which is never surprising for me, as I always tend to find so many must have pieces which makes it super hard for me to decide. but when both of them are on SALE I just go for both! 🙂 the skirt on the left is a black stretch pencilskirt with an opening in the front. This skirt looks better on me when I wear heels somehow the cut makes my legs look very short when I wear it with flats. I would pair it with my favorite silk blouse or a simple white shirt. the black skirt to the right is a very comfy mini skirt with beautiful details on the side. this skirt looks very nice with flats and I am sure that I will wear it many times with my gorgeous flat sandals I have found in Mulhouse. 🙂 and last but not least I got myself this stunning beige pink dress. its magic because you can throw this on and you are good to go! no matter if with heels or flats. for hot days I would just wear it like this and for fall I could see myself wearing it with a trenchcoat or a blazer. aww.. cant wait to wear it and show you my outfits. stay tuned! xx