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Miroir, ô mon beau miroir

              Click on the picture to see the featured item 🙂 Bisouski, Barbara

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Self-portrait of a Witch

Hat – 1950’s Giant Straw Hat / Jacket – 1900’s Victorian Jacket   As August generally is one of the quietest months of the year, I allowed myself to take a step back from the studio. Finally spending time with my love under the sun and in the water. This time off gave me the […]

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Bohemian Dreams

Last Saturday, my friend Michelle brought me a little paper bag, a little bag fool of wonder. When I opened it, I saw some divine Bohemian cream crepe silk and lace set from the early 1920s. The set was featuring a crochet lace bolero and wrap skirt, a silk dress, a silk apron and two […]

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The vintage bridal shop

  THE VINTAGE BRIDAL SHOP 1960’s Babydoll Dress/ 1960’s Oversized Sunglasses Victorian Wedding Dress (not for sell) / Art Deco Purse 1960’s Courrèges Purse / Mother of pearl bracelet 1960’s Bally Silver Shoes 1970’s Raw Silk Dress  1950’s White Tulle Dress and Bolero / 1920’s Gloves / 1940’s Sunglasses    1950’s Lace Dress / 1940’s […]

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Friday Drink – 2 Beautiful Cocktails using Pastis de Marseilles

If you missed it, I’m Barbara and I’m a French woman leaving in Zurich Switzerland. If there is one Aperitif I’m associating with Summer in France it is Pastis! I thought that for this new Cocktail serie that I’m inauguring today I would start with not only a favourite but also a super simple aperitif […]

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Housewear

As we are now living week 3 of self-isolation I though housewear would be the perfect subject to feature on todays post. Even if I miss being independent and free of going wherever I want and do whatever I please I’m happy to be one real optimist. I keep myself busy at home, I cook […]

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My Favourite Independent Shops

Isabelle Mayer / Béton Ciré / Schoenstaub Aguaseternas / SK Design  Velvet Rebel Lingerie / Curious Pip / Leather Candy Day 2 and 3 of the Self Isolation, After posting a luxury wish list for next spring to distract me (and hopefully you too) from the fear of the unknown we have to face with […]

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Spring Wish List

  Self-isolation day 1: Hello guy, I hope that everybody and their family is safe and going through those crazy times as well as possible. I’m having a particular thought for all small businesses and independent workers, it is probably going to be hard but it will be alright! So for this first day of […]

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Got My Jadon

I think those shoes were on my wishlist for at least 6 years and finally, here they are and they are mine! They are the Jadon platform boots by Dr. Martens. Shoes are the only item that I still buy new as I’m really particular with shoes and vintage shoes in my size are hard […]

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Tales – The Red Riding Hood

  Back in the day, when I used to study literature, Folk tales were my favourite topic. Many ancient stories that used to be shared through the oral tradition of telling,  have entered our collective unconscious. So many keep living today thanks to movies, music or cartoon and have become part of our pop culture. […]

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