Shopping the Basics: COS and & Other Stories

When it comes to daily dressing, I am very much a fan of a uniform. Or at least a sartorial guideline. Where to start? With the basics. Now I know there’s a lot… Continue reading

To Be A Tourist

Ah, tourists. How we like to turn our noses up at the backpack- or fannypack-clad, map-carrying souls who are being choked by their own cameras. How we laugh, especially in Europe, at the… Continue reading

Fashion Talks

Last Friday evening, Swiss Guy and I, both not very bright-eyed nor bushy-tailed after an impromptu night out a few hours prior, took the train over to Winterthur for the opening of the… Continue reading

Move Your Muscles, Part II

I really cringe when I call myself a blogger, which however does not stop me from hashtagging the shit out of #fashionblogger #styleblogger #beautyblogger and lately #swissblogger on Instagram. Quite possibly I don’t… Continue reading

Cozy, masculine, feminine, chic – The Row Resort 2015

Clean cuts and muted tones: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s luxury clothing line The Row has yet again brought together emblems of classic chic and menswear, with just that touch of boho that defines… Continue reading

Move Your Muscles, Part I

Ah, summer. Days are longer, skin gets darker, hair gets lighter, people are happier…and smellier. Everything is rainbows and sunshine and people are farting glitter, yadda yadda yadda. Let’s save that for Pinterest.… Continue reading

“Sorry for that selfie” & Other Apologies

    So, I got a new phone. With my very first Swiss number. Exciting stuff, right? An iPhone at that, if only to aggravate Swiss Guy (he’s a Samsung man). Sure, it’s… Continue reading

Who likes men’s shorts?

Some girls shop their boyfriend’s closet for the sake of a borrowed-from-the-boys inspired outfit. Understandable. However when you’re in the midst of a Swiss heatwave and all of your summer clothing is far… Continue reading


Boy, it’s been weeks since the last post, non? Well, here I am, back by no demand at all. I am sitting in my PJ’s, a tray of warm, sugary peanut butter cookies… Continue reading

Lancôme Beauty

Hello, Zürich! Yes, Swiss Guy and I are back in town and here to stay. Since our late arrival on Thursday evening we’ve been busy with friends, family, paperwork and all that good… Continue reading

The Full Monty

After a night spent kicking back with some friends and some pints at our Stammtisch in the ‘Conan Doyle’, it’s only natural to crave a nice, big, juicy breakfast the morning after. One… Continue reading

Easy Breezy Beautiful Edinburgh

Swiss Guy is back in town! Nothing could make me happier. And knowing that we finally have an apartment waiting for us, just the two of us, back in Zürich is just the… Continue reading

Creme de Corps

As dermatologists, skincare gurus and overly aware internet beauty freaks will tell you, your skin changes over time. Aging, seasons, lifestyle changes all play a roll in the health and happiness of your… Continue reading

Votivkirche, Wien

Shopping Philosophies

Lately the amounts in my non-existent Swiss bank accounts have been on the lower end of the spectrum (clarification: I don’t have a Swiss bank account – yet – but my Scottish piggy… Continue reading