Friday, August 17, 2012

INSTAGOODIES


 NEED SOME SLEEP So I must admit that I am quite excited that the week-end is finally approaching, you must think I'm weird since it is summer holidays and that it's supposed to be week-end for me all week long, but I've been working like a crazy person lately on new projects for the blog : a lot of e-mails, photo editing, skype conferences, business lunches and meetings. Not to mention all the pictures I had to edit after our trip in Milan, because you might know that James shoots all the images of the blog but what you don't know since I don't think I have ever mentionned it is that  I am the one who edits them, meaning that I make sure that the light is okay, play a little bit with the colours and make sure that the contrast is good such as the size of the images : and all that takes quite a lot of time afterall, around 3 or 4 hours for one post in total. We really focus on quality and want to show you guys the best pictures possible, it's so important for us. I love doing this so much, more than anything actually you know. Sometimes I am even speechless because of all the incredible paths and opportunities my blog has brought me to, I couldn't be more gratefull and it motivates me to work as much as I can, and I mean... Call it work, I would say it's more litte taking care of a baby, giving it food and stuff, yep my blog is my babe, nothing's as exciting compared to that, I love it. And it's not that annoying travelling and getting to meet all these amazing people, I mean I'm okay (I am actually so excited). So because I never post on week-ends, well sometimes I do but these are little surprises for you guys, I am finally going to spend some quality and full time away from my computer with my family. I took the decision to avoid posting on week-end because it's friends and family time, not only for me but for you guys as well! So instead of geeking, it's time to go out and have fun. It is a perfect way to reload the batteries, right? So I hope you will enjoy this new instagoodies post which is filled with pictures from Milan and general shots of my little life. Wish you all a lovely end of the day and of course a splendid week-end!


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 At the Rubaciori restuarant, ready to have dinner with my love. Look at those hear shaped chairs! / The interior at the Chateau Monfort in Milan was more than amazing, doesn't it look like a real fairytale castle? Thanks again to weekend4two for this beautiful experience, check out the offer by clicking here if you want to discover the hotel as well
Bought this incredible Sephora chocolate body scrub which is absolutely amazing for a morning sweet craving, so instead of having a bowl of chocolat cereals I'll go with the candy shower scrub, it's a win win deal / The amazing bed we had the chance to sleep on during our stay in Gstaad, so comfortable.
Some blue shades for my jewerly, earrings and bracelet from H&M, necklace by Minusey and vintage chain / James and I waiting for our train at the Milan train station, yep that's what we do when we have some free time
My guilty pleasure, I simply can't resist some macarons from Ladurée, they make me go nuts / A feature in the new Elle Girl Korea, thanks again to their amazing team
My everyday breakfast, gives me vitamins and a lot of energy for the whole day / With a lovely follower in Geneva, she came up to me to say hi and of course we needed to take a souvenir picture together, such a sweetheart
Two gorgeous shades of Dior nailpolish, Or Divin and the second one is a sample size in a very deep bordeau, red shade / A new candle from Ladurée you guys have already discovered it my previous goodies post, smells like heaven
In Geneva, wearing my beloved statement necklace from Zara / My favourite summer greek salade, I've discovered a recent passion for feta, so delicious and fresh
Little pleasure on a terrace in Italy, a raspberry chocolate cake which was perfect with a coffee / My feet having some lazy time at home while reading Harry Potter books, I am so incredibly addicted. Simply can't stop.
Some goodies part of my new exciting collaboration with Hermès, love the carré and of course the amazing collier de chien bracelet / At the Galleria Vittorio Emanuelle on our last day in Milan
My jewerly drawer, needed to clean it up a little and reorganise the mess / Getting my manicure done at the Nail Bar of the G. Point in Geneva, feels good to be pampered up isn't it?
Yes sometimes I make weird pictures of myself, after the shower and make-up routine is done and here's what I look like / Some new purchases from Agent Provocateur, bikinis and lingerie... Just some amazing ''girlstuff''
An other shot from the gorgeous bar at the Chateau Monfort in Milan, I was amazed by the beauty of the hotel, such a gorgeous place / The cutest sign ever in our hotel room
On my night stand, some of my all time favourite products, obviously two candles (I collect sweet scented candles), the Terracota by Guerlain eau sous le vent, the Guerlain Petite Robe Noire and Lys Soleia finally or course Miss Dior Chérie, a classic / My armcandy, little gift brought back from Barcelona by my friend
Before shooting the Lancôme beauty post which will come up next week on the blog / My breakfast in Italy, a piece of fruit cake, some fresh fruits and a coffee
The spa at Chateau Monfort, a hidden paradie / Dinner at Thai Patara in Geneva with the lovely Fabienne from Yves Saint Laurent
Coffee time, a must to start the day in a good mood (no coffee = zombie mode) / A new Ipad case I got at Dolce & Gabanna, love it's salmon colour. It is a perfect accessory for the upcoming fashion weeks
The best apple pie in Geneva at the Arthur's / Hanging out in Ouchy with James after a photoshooting in town
Me and my friend Amir while shopping / A sweet summer salad with coconut cookies, melon and kiwis for a healthy snack
Trying out a new dress by MSGM at the Bongénie / Another picture of the Chateau Monfort spa, it was one of our most incredible hotel expererience, it is hard to find something as beautiful, not to mention that we had the whole place for just us two, one of my most romantic souvenir ever
New nailpolishes from Manhattan, the whole collection was created by two bloggers, how great is that? / Gelato time in Italy, it was quite difficult to choose one flavour
Dumplings, one of my favourite dish I think. Had those at the Arthur's in Geneva / Armcandy and holding one of my favourite clutches from Zara

Another little souvenir from Milan, can you imagine that I did this picture with my Iphone, think it looks absolutely gorgeous / With another cool reader that I met in Italy! She was so awesome.




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