Today je vois la vie en rose – as I love roses (and oh their smell!) and most of all I love to have rosy cheeks with a dewy healthy glow. So first of all I grab my oversized Dusty Pink Mohair Jumper from COS and get myself out of the house for a long autumn walk. Back home again I sit down on the couch, tie my hair up and apply one of my favourites when it comes to face masks: By Terry Sérénité de Rose Mask available at Niche Beauty, a radiance booster par excellence, immediately restores freshness to tired and dry skin. Speaking of dry skin, my poor hands really deserve a hydrating treatment with the Intensive Hand Cream with Persian Rose & Argan Extract from Grown Alchemist, that leaves them looking beautifully supple, soft and revived. Then I just lean back on the couch, meanwhile all those little helpers work for me and enjoy reading the 8th issue of the Gentlewoman. After rinsing the mask off, it’s showtime for the RMS Living Luminizer, a little gem I can’t recommend highly enough. It’s the ultimate highlighter for creating a sensuous, sheer, luminous glow without being sticky, greasy or glittery, it just looks very natural.
Now have a rosy Sunday, lovelies!
Looks like this little ball is about to jump, isn’t it? Today I’m totally smitten with this "Tip Of The Tongue" table lamp by Michael Anastassiades made of a single mouth blown opaline sphere set upon a polished brass base.
Only 8 weeks to go until Christmas, can you believe that? So I thought it was time to start again with my Christmas Gift Guides. From today on every week I will write a post to help you find the perfect present in all price ranges for your loved ones. And here we go with your brother!
Skateboard Deck from LoveMe & Pat Perry Artist Collaboration, 54 EUR // "Strawberry Snow", a photographic documentary by Yves Sutter following Swiss snowboarder Dominik Betschart through Japan, 47 EUR // Smartphone companion Monocle from Native Union: a speaker, handset and speakerphone rolled into one, 35 EUR // Notepads in acid blue from Playtype, 7 EUR // Kith NY Lighter from Stampd, 4 EUR // Bleu de Paname Bleu T-Shirt via Endclothing, 46 EUR // Fancy & Run Herringbone Knit Beanie from Rockwell by Parra, 30 EUR.
What can I say, sometimes it’s a hard knock life here because most of the onlineshops don’t deliver to Switzerland, as we don’t belong to the European Union. But Zalando does. Since 2 years. And I that’s why I’d like to say “Happy Birthday" and "Thank you" for selling many of my favourite labels like Ganni, Bruuns Bazaar, Rodebjer or Carin Wester – where I got this lovely white Tuva Sweater in the picture above from).
To be honest, often when I’m sitting in front of my computer late at night, tired after my dayjob, I ask myself “Why the hell am I doing this?”. But then, like today, I discover something and in an instant I realize that this is one of those moments of bliss, moments that make blogging worth it. What I’m talking about is the first collection of Protagonist, a collection of refined essentials designed by Kate Wendelborn, that makes its debut on The Line, an exciting New York based concept and e-commerce site. The Line is the latest endeavour from fashion stylists Morgan Wendelborn and Vanessa Traina, with their vision to sell a quintessential range of carefully selected goods from emerging names across fashion, home and beauty (like Reed Krakoff, Vince, Christophe Lemaire or Rodin). And all those goods also come together in the intimate context of an”off-line home”: The Apartment – a boutique that will be the starting point for discussions, workshops, screenings, dinners and other events.
Eytys is a Stockholm based unisex sneaker brand with the aim to produce the perfect platform sneaker for generation Y: “Born in the boom years of the 80’s, grew up with the street culture of the 90’s, and subsisted on a heavy diet of everything — and anything - which has always been just a click away.” Their first shoe style is called “Mother”, a classic low-top sneaker with a thick vulcanized rubber sole which is now available in their new webshop in leather, canvas and suede in different colours. Love.