Friday, 7 July 2017

LEVI'S presents its Accessories Fall/Winter 2017/2018 Collection

In the new Levi's Fall/Winter 2017/18 Footwear & Accessories the emphasis is on individual style and the expression of one's own personality. This season is all about quality and the demand for craftsmanship to create the perfect complement for functional as well as fashionable styles.
The new Levi's Footwear collection focuses on workboots for both women and men in new styles and materials, which can be combined on different occasions and are updated by premium materials. The new Levi's bags offer above all comfort, durability as well as a ton of space and are offered in a new range of designs and sizes.
The Levi's Footwear & Accessories Collection for Fall / Winter  2017/18 offers a colorful variety of boots, sneakers, belts, caps, scarves, bandanas, bags, purse, caps and beanies that complete every Levi's outfit.

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Olivier Assayas, Yousry Nasrallah and Sabine Azéma presidents of the jury of the 70th edition of Locarno Film Festival

President of the jury for "Concorso Internazionale" will be  film director, screenwriter and critic of French cinema Olivier Assayas who was already at the 2014 Festival with the acclaimed Sils Maria, with Juliette Binoche. Among the most acclaimed contemporary filmmakers, Assayas has produced numerous films, ranging from different themes, places and genres.
The president of the jury of the Cineasti del presente will be Yousry Nasrallah, known to the audience of the Festival. Assistant to Youssef Chahine, Nasrallah began in 1988 with Vols d'été. Locarno has presented several works including the documentary A propos des garçons, des filles et du voile (1995) and Brooks, Meadows and Lovely Faces last year in International Competition.
The jury president  Pardi di domani competition will be Sabine Azéma, the beloved French filmmaker. Sabine Azéma won twice the César prize for the best female interpretation, Alain Resnais's muse with whoms he made her debut in 1983 Azéma has always been the protagonist of a research and discovery cinema, which is an ideal sensation for meeting and dealing with tomorrow's authors.

SEPHORA opens at MANOR Fribourg

Sephora will open its 17th store in Switzerland this time in Fribourg.
The expansion of Sephora continues and on July 13rd, 2017 will be opening at Manor Fribourg on Rue de Romont 30.
 ephora products are already available in all Manor in Switzerland thanks to the Click & Collect service on
Already established in Switzerland and on since May 2016, the French brand bring an exceptional beauty selection, as well as a new concept of "Shop in Shop" created especially for Switzerland and which will be deployed also in other parts of the world. A new beauty experience that allows beauty addicts to touch and test products in a giant playground, all in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. This 40 square meter shop will also offer a Sephora Make-up Bar.
 20 brands will be represented, including some exclusive, such as Made in Sephora, Make Up Forever or Marc Jacobs.

White is the way!

White is clean, crisp and always looks smart. White is also the perfect colour for Summer!
There is no shoe model  which does not look great in white and enhances every outfit effortlessly.
White is also the colour of choice at Wimbledon so let's stay prim and chic this Summer with some cool white shoes.
Classic Stan Smiths round off a sporty look or  can give a  casual spin to aplayful dress or classic trousers. The elegant strappy sandals with a spiked heel make for a real eye-catcher, and the comfortable sandals from Lemon Jelly are just as cool at the beach as for a city stroll.

Adidas Originals


Lemon Jelly

all shoes available at
Ochsner Shoes

Locarno 70 a truly 360° event

Five days of screenings, concerts and free Dj sets will go on before the beginning of the 70th edition of the Locarno Film Festival and will continue until the last day of the festival. The event will this way have a 360 ​​°  creating an ever more engaging and rich experience thanks to two new places, a garden in the heart of old town and a new space for exchange and meeting that from this year will join "La Rotonda".
In its long history alongside film programming Locarno Film Festival has always distinguished itself for the conviviality offered to its audience. A trait of his identity that on the occasion of the 70th anniversary saw new developments starting from July 28th until August 13rd 2017.

La Rotonda, the village of the Festival

 On July 28th La Rotonda which is known as the village of the Festival will open its doors. On the program there are 17 evenings with music, entertainment, ethnic cuisine and even an open market. Just like last year, music entertainment will be in the hands of RSI Rete Tre with a rich program of live concerts and Dj set. Every day, from 6pm to 9pm, you will also be able to follow the Rotonda activities with the PardOn radio broadcast.
The musical offer will also be complemented by a Virtual Reality Corner (August 2-12), where you can experience the latest film productions in collaboration with the Geneva International Film Festival Tous Ecrans. For the second year in the middle of LaRotonda there will be the Grand Hotel Swisscom, the Festival club that resumes the spirit of the historic meeting place of the locarno kermesse and hosts every night from 1:00 pm the exclusive silent disco "Silent Party", ensuring the best entertainment until the small hours.

Opening dates: July 28th - August 13rd 2017
Opening hours: 18.00 - 3.00

Locarno Garden La Mobiliare, the Garden of the Festival

On the 29th of July there will be the opening of the Locarno Garden the Mobiliare at the Balli Park, in the heart of the Old Town. At the center of the festival garden, the colorful pavilion E will be erected created by artist Kerim Seiler. The musical animation, organized by the Turba Association of Lugano, will offer a sophisticated programming and the offer will be completed by a choice of local culinary offering.

Opening dates: July 29th - August 12th 2017
Opening hours: 17.00 - 3.00


 On July 30rd and 31st it will be the turn of the two traditional free nights of the Pre-festival, with the same screenings in Piazza Grande. On 30 July, with the support of Ascona-Locarno Tourism, James Bond, one of the most beloved movie icons ever, will inaugurate the film program with Goldfinger (1964), directed by Guy Hamilton which is also part of the photographic exhibition Backdrop Switzerland, dedicated to films that have chosen Switzerland as a scenery and which opened on June 1st at the Elusarion Cultural Center in Minusio.
The second evening of Pre-festival on July 31st  thanks to the support of Press and Books by Valora, will bring to the Piazza Grande a friend of the Festival and a filmmaker: Marco Tullio Giordana, the beloved Italian filmmaker, already Pardo d'oro in 1980 with "Maledetti io vi amerò".

Locarno Talks Bar La Mobiliare

 Signed by the Swiss artist Kerim Seiler will also be the new scenery of the Spazio Cinema (Forum), with the Locarno Talks Bar La Mobiliare. A meeting point and exchange for the festivals goers in between films at Palexpo ( FEVI) and La Sala and L'Altra Sala.
Opening dates: August 2nd - August 12th 2017

Opening time:
August 2nd: 13.00 - 20.30
3rd-12th August: 08.30 - 20.30

WELLA top stylist Björn Von Rotz is once again at Berlin Fashion Week

WELLA Top Stylist from Zurich Björn Von Rotz is once again at the Berlin Fashion Week .
Björn is now at his sixth Berlin fashion salon to style the hair looks of the models for the fashion shows of exquisite and up-and-coming German designers.
Björn von Rotz, together with the Wella Professionals Styling Team, develops the creative hair styles for the catwalk presentations of designers such as Antonia Goy, Dawid Tomaszewski and BOSS Womenswear in the glamorous Kronprinzenpalais and the Humboldt Forum Berlin Schloss.
 Björn von Rotz & a team of selected Wella coiffeurs design the individual creations, thereby taking up the character of the respective collections and completing the overall look with their work.

Antonia Goy


 Dawid Tomaszewski 

Rianna Nina

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Locarno 70: Leopard Club Award to Adrien Brody

The 70th edition of the Locarno Film Festival will pay tribute to the American actor Adrien Brody. him, On Friday 4th of August at Piazza Grande he will be handed out the Leopard Club Award 2017.
Locarno Film Festival honors one of America's most brilliant actors by delivering the Leopard Club Award to Adrien Brody, who has won an Oscar at just 29 years of age. Starting with his interpretation of composer Wladyslaw Szpilman in The Pianist (2002), Brody entered the collective imagination, succeeding in confirming himself as one of the most versatile actors, appreciated in Hollywood and beyond.
In his almost 30 years of career making Brody one of the most appreciated and loved faces of the big screen, was his ability to live and interpret scripts among the most varied, reaching out to the public's gaze and favor. His intimate, psychological and social memories of the first US film by Ken Loach (Bread and Roses, 2000) and Detachment (Tony Kaye, 2011) and his crazy verve in Summer of Sam (Spike Lee, 1999). His rhythm in the Colossal of King Kong (Peter Jackson, 2005) and Predators (Nimród Antal, 2010) and his sophisticated and carefree tones that distinguish Wes Anderson's film, for which he was Peter Whitman in The Darjeeling Limited (2007 ) And Dmitri in The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014). Among other authors with which Brody also collaborated with Barry Levinson (Liberty Heights, 1999), Paul Haggis (Third Person, 2013) and Woody Allen (Midnight in Paris, 2011).

Locarno's homage to Adrien Brody will be followef by the screening of The Pianist, and by an actor meeting with the audience of the Festival. Brody will be welcomed by the Piazza Grande and honored by the Festival on Friday, August 4th.

VICHY presents the new Minéral 89 Fortifying and Plumping Daily Booster

For the first time the Laboratoires VICHY have created a revolutionary formulation around the Vichy Mineralizing Water: this precious thermal water is both a component and and a key element of the formula. Combined with highly active ingredient hyaluronic acid, the new formula brings together these two components in a high concentration. The result? The new Minéral 89.
89% of Thermal Mineralizing Water paired with the highest concentration of natural hyaluronic acid to improve the skin's resistance. Minéral 89 gives skin its daily dose of orce to make it more resistant against external aggressions such as Uv rays and pollution but also stress, fatigue and unbalanced diet.
Minéral 89 is a fortifying and replenishing daily booster, suitable also for the most sensitive skin with a simple formula with only 11 elements.
Hyaluronic acid is one of the most populat anti-aging agents and has the ability to bind very large quantities of water. The high concentration of Hyaluronic acid in Minéral 89 has an hydrating effects, reduces wrinkles and improves the elasticity of skin.
The Vichy Thermal Mineralizing Water contains a high concentration of 15 natural minerals. It balances the pH, nourishes and strengthens skin and makes it more resistant against external aggressions. 
The two active substances associate with the surface of the skin form a fine matrix and thus manage to act more eciently than each would do separately. 
This network acts as a shield to protect  skin against external aggressions and also improve cell cohesion: thanks to this, the structure of the skin is reinforced and excessive water loss is prevented.
Minéral 89 is easily absorbed and it is the perfect base for every beauty routine, its gel texture feels fresh and disappears immediately, ideal to use before a serum or day cream. Day after day, skin is hydrated, plumped and looks radiant.


Product provided for editorial purposes

Minéral 89
is available now 
exclusively in pharmacies

NUXE new Cologne Fraîche Méditerranéenne Cédrat & Néroli

Inspired by the invigorating fragrance of BIO-BEAUTÉ body care, the new NUXE Cologne Fraîche Cédrat & Neroli is floral and fruity and takes you to the heart of the Mediterranean.
 Its olfactory combination of Cédrat and Néroli subtly perfumes the skin and envelops it with a breath of freshness. 
To reinvent the classic Cologne Bio-Beauté Nuxe has asked talented Irène Farmachidi to create this modern and ultra-feminine fragrance. The fragrance is composed by 86%  of organic ingredients and essentials oils extracted cold.
The fragance feels just like a summer walk into a Mediterranean garden, it is fresh and perfect for the summer season.

Cologne Fraîche Méditerranéenne
Cédrat & Néroli
is available now

Fight frizz with John Frieda Frizz Ease

John Frieda is the first hair care brand to have engaged in the fight against "frizz". Since the brand launch 25 years ago, John Frieda's team of experts has been dedicated to designing tailor-made products to combat "frizzy" rebellious hair and this with great success!
 Frizz Ease disciplines frizzy hair and allows to create any style, according to your desires - from curly and wavy hair to shiny, silky and smooth hair.
The Frizz Ease Wunder Reparatur and Frizz Ease Wunder Kur will seduce you with their new fragrance that turns every hair wash into an olfactory experience. A seductive fruity and floral composition dominated by acid notes of bergamot, mandarin and pear on a refined and warm background of patchouli and sandalwood.
 Every woman dreams of a hair that is infinitely silky and requires little care. This is exactly what Frizz Ease  Shampoo and Conditioner provide  women with rebellious hair and difficult to discipline - already in one use. Its unique formula with coconut oil and Frizz Immunity Complex acts in the heart of the hair, thus offering a durable protection against frizz. Rebellious hair becomes silky and can be styled effortlessly even in wet weather.
Experience a new generation of innovative haircare and prepare for a long-lasting, frizz-resistant style.

Frizz Ease
is available from August 2017

Monday, 3 July 2017

My Dubai Looks part 3

 This is one of my absolute favourite looks I wore during my stay in Dubai. The key piece of the outfit is surely the H&M palm printed kimono which is really a beachwear item but I love to dress it up! I think it looks great also on an evening out. I decided to pair it with some panta palazzo trousers and a top also from H&M all in the same neutral shades. The golden sandals are also from H&M and I love them! They not only look great but are also very comfortable.
I completed the look for my night out at the Atlantis with a Gucci bag and my Chloé Marcie bag.
Hope you like it!

Kaftan: H&M
Top: H&M
Pants: H&M
Bracelet: TORY BURCH
Shoes: H&M

LEVI'S presents its Fall/ Winter 2017 collection

For decades and across the widest range of genres, music has always been the key to Levi-Identity: artists like Johnny Cash and Cat Power have rocked the stadiums of the world in their Levi's.
For the Fall / Winter 2017 the Levi's collection goes in the depths of the underground and throws light on musical subcultures.

"Somehow Levi's was again and again dominated by youth and its subcultures passionately worn until today. Levi has become an essential part of their personal expression. That was Levi's biggest inspiration. The outsider, cross-heads, rebels, and the subcultures they have brought forth people have always felt attracted by the Levi's brand. "- Jonathan
Cheung, Head of Global Design Levi's