• Summer palette waiting to be adopted !

    Here it is: my summer palette. I hesitated a lot between this palette and another (but I don’t tell you more about the second option because I’ll refine it and it will maybe turn into a fall palette).  Cet article est également disponible en français ici >>> To start with: inspiration images. A first style with stripes and emerald green trousers. Of course ! Totally my style. Especially if you change those basic sneakers for Bensimon. I’m adding links for similar items to shop inspired by this picture (via Pinterest). Blazer H&M Trousers La Redoute Breton shirt Boden (or this or that from H&M) Sneakers Bensimon…

  • Yellow in my summer palette

    For my summer palette, I’ll be opportunistic. Instead of getting the inspiration from a favorite outfit or from a lovely print like for my spring palette, I let the inspiration come from what I see here and there. For a…

  • Anna Glover x H&M: more collabs like that please !

    Very recently, H&M launched a collab with designer Anna Glover. Google hardly knew her before that event but she’s a known textile/surface designer, working mainly for home decoration if I understood well.  Cet article est également disponible en français ici…

  • Choosing a straw bag for summertime

    With a sunny weather all week long, I have already switched to summer mode. So, I took out my little wicker bag. Not super secure for shopping or sightseeing, but very cute for ballads, weddings, etc. Mine, pictured above, comes…

  • Stripes on my shoes

    Addicted to patterns. From head to toes. I am. At the moment, I’m falling for stripes, or dots. Maybe only these too patterns because flowers are already around (hanami !). I was not sure about striped shoes though. Cet article…

  • XL size now in H&M standard range !

    The first XL (20-22) sized items were hidden in the winter collection. They are far more numerous in the spring collection and that is so great. For two reasons. First, and this is one of the reasons why I’m blogging…

  • Carrot cake

    Today we bake a gluten free carrot cake. My recipe originally comes from Marie-Claire Idées. Their recipes are simple and obviously multi tested. You would generally get a fine result sticking to the original recipe. I however made minor changes.…

  • My fringed earrings

    Have you noticed all the fringe or tassel earrings around us since like last summer (?) I wanted a fan shape and specific colors but could not find them. That was calling for DIY ! If you missed this tuto…

  • Styling: “Orla Keily like” style boards

    I must admit I’m still in the middle of a case of Orla Kiely mania. Therefore, I was feeling like imagining outfits freely inspired from her style…  Cet article est également disponible en français ici >>> Left : Pre-fall 2017…

  • Orla Keily’s home

    BOOK REVIEW The Internet has been featuring Orla Keily’s designs for a while now. I even have a full board on Pinterest that is inspired by mid-century design and where you will find a few pictures of her home. A complete article was…

  • How to compose your spring palette

    Having a color palette in mind for drawing or for shopping, is already 50% of the choices made (if not more). Not only, does it give you a framework but it also frees some mind space for attention to details…