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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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A walk into the woods … in statement tights

Hey there! I think I’m on a good run at getting back at writing posts and I’m very happy about it. I did miss taking my boyfriend on a little adventure to play model and photograph.  For this very autumnal shooting, we took our e-bikes and went into the forest. It was freezing cold and […]

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What a Hat!

Hat – Beret part of my own Collection (Similar) / 1960’s jacket – Here / Scarf – Part of my own Collection Hat – 1970’s Texan Western, own collection (Similar) / Scarf – own collection Hat – Own Collection / Scarf – S.K. own collection / 1940’s Jacket – Here Bisouski, Barbara

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The Vintage Swimsuit Edit

Hey guys, it is now “Le joli mois de Mai” as my father like to say. Well, it is pouring rain for two months straight in Switzerland so my plan for a super graphic swimsuit shooting on a pretty place right next to the lake directly fell in the water. But today I’m still presenting […]

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