Being Naked With a Sprinkle of Modesty

Unfortunately, society deems it unacceptable to roam the streets naked. Even that it looked different at this weekend’s Street Parade in Zurich. However, Alexia Hentsch has come up with the perfect solution, which effectively gives you the thrill of being naked with a sprinkle of modesty in the form of cleverly-placed appliques and embellishment. Repeat after me: bodysuits are best.


LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of Browns and Alexia Hentsch

Fleur du Mal x Kilian – Scented Lingerie

Ladies and gentlemen, this is amazing! For the festive season, Kilian Hennessy and Jennifer Zuccarini unveil a capsule collection of scented lingerie, combining the expertise and aesthetic unique to each brand. And it is perfumed with one of my favorite fragrances: KILIANicon’s LOVE, don’t be shy.

KILIAN Love, Don’t be Shy Eau de Parfum –
Orange Blossom, Vanilla and Marshmallow, 50ml

iconEach piece in the collection features handcrafted Leavers lace from the Solstiss lace mill in Caudry, France that is woven from threads scented with microcapsules holding KILIAN’s LOVE, don’t be shy fragrance. Taking inspiration from the marshmallow, this fragrance is a sweet treat for sensuous connoisseurs that perfectly compliments Fleur du Mal’s feminine chic designs and continues KILIAN’s mission to make perfume visible.

Great news is that you can wash your lingerie pieces up to 10 times by keeping the encapsulated fragrance within the lace.

Those will vamp up every outfit: Lace cuffs by Fleur du Mal x Kilian

The pieces are now on sale on the website and will be as well available in Kilian boutiques and exclusively at Printemps department store (Boulevard Haussmann) in Paris from November 15, 2017.

So sexy: Thong and collar by Fleur du Mal x Kilian

I am so in love with this collection, sexy, sophisticated and scented. Why would you ask for more?

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of Fleur du Mal x Kilian

La Perla’s First Haute Couture Show

La Perla Couture Show

When it comes to lingerie, I absolutely adore La Perla. Therefore I couldn’t have been more excited when I received the invitation to join the Italian lingerie brand’s first haute couture runway show for the S/S 2015 season, presented in the intimate salon setting of Paris’s Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild.

Bridging the gap between haute lingerie and ready-to-wear, Creative Director Emiliano Rinaldi created a collection that couldn’t have been more beautiful. Highlights were the precious allure of an “impossible lace”, exclusively revived from a pattern of the early 1900s by a master lacemaker from Calais or the evolution of iconic La Perla designs, incorporating feathers, crystals, metallic elements and pure gold thread that offer a fresh expression of its fundamental characteristics: silk and floral motifs embroidered using the “frastaglio” technique.


Famous models such as Izabel Goulart, Natasha Poly, Lindsey Wixson looked gorgeous on the runway but the model who closed the La Perla’s debut couture show was definitely the sexiest. At the age of 44, Naomi Campbell proved that she is even more seductive than her  fellow model colleagues that are half her age.


LoL, Sandra














Photos: Courtesy of La Perla

Show Your Undies

Sandra Bauknecht - #MyCalvins

Marketing genius Calvin Klein knows definitely the best way to sell underwear and to keep everyone busy. Get hot models and celebrities, such as Miranda Kerr and Nicole Richie, to pose in your product and post photos to Instagram. The so-called “show yours. #mycalvins” campaign, a riff on the label’s iconic 1981 commercials starring Brooke Shields, is an image-driven initiative which simultaneously taps into the power of the pop culture “selfie” phenomenon and the reach of key digital leaders.

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Thanks Calvin Klein for my new undies, here is my share to the campaign! And now it is your turn to post…


LoL, Sandra


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Amulette Necklace by Cartier
Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht

Mario Testino for Wolford


When I saw Wolford‘s new advertising campaign shot by no other than Mario Testino, I was really impressed. The Austrian hosiery brand lives clearly a new spirit. Testino, who is one of the world’s most influential photographers, creates images, that evoke the essence of an emotive, self-confident femininity that is sensual and aesthetic whilst being stylish and provocative.


LoL, Sandra





Photos: Courtesy of Wolford

Happy Valentine’s Day 2014

Valentine's Day 2014

Your secret weapon this Valentine’s is L’Agent, the new diffusion line from luxury British lingerie brand Agent Provocateur. Designed in collaboration with Monica and Penélope Cruz, expect playful underwear made to the same rigorous standards and with the same rich fabrics as the iconic mainline label.

Get the look: Esthar appliquéd lace and stretch-tulle underwired braicon, Esthar appliquéd lace and stretch-tulle briefsEsthar appliquéd lace and tulle apron iconand Esthar appliquéd lace and satin eyemask.

iconIn this outfit you will delight Mr Right all year around! Enjoy, ladies!

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of Agent Provocateur

True Classics – Nostalgia for all Retro Fans


Are you a hopeless romantic? Then I have something for you.
Calida is launching a re-edition of their first lingerie set from 1941, a must for all retro fans. The nostalgic can houses the limited edition cute set of a lace-embellished tank top and matching French knickers. Available in white, pink and light blue for CHF 59.80 in Calida stores and online.

LoL, Sandra


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Guerlain Eau de Lingerie


I am in love with Guerlain‘s new fragrance launch, Eau de Lingerie, which is, as the name brings to mind, designed for fine underwear, delicate fabrics, as well as intimate and special occasions. The Eau de Toilette is part of the exclusive collection: Les Elixirs Charnels and available now for CHF 99.- (125ml).

“Close to the skin, in the very place where fragrance settles, our lingerie lies… and this inspired Guerlain to conceive of an innovative beauty ritual. A delicate new fragrance to spray onto lingerie, creating a special moment of sensuality in which women are invited to indulge…”


The fragrance can blend with any other scent and beautifully complements lingerie of every kind, leaving a light and subtle impression. Sensual and intimate, Eau de Lingerie is composed as a floral, powdery and musky scent. It contains notes of iris, rose, vanilla, sandalwood, white musk and ambrette.

To interpret the Elixirs Charnels collection, Guerlain entrusted Absolutely Pôm to create a limited edition of five pieces of fine lingerie. Available exclusively at the most prestigious Absolutely Pôm locations (see photos above).

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of Guerlain and © Sandra Bauknecht

Merry & Naughty with Agent Provocateur


Agent Provocateur‘s F/W 2012 Soiree collection is glamorously gothic; each piece is rich in embellishment and adornment. Extravagant lace trims, heavy beading and intricate detailing are all abundant. I am sure that Santa Claus will be delighted to bring you those goodies…

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Absolutely stunning are two lace sets, ‘Cordeliyah’ and ‘Damira’, that both include a full length gown with a Victorian flare. ‘Cordeliyah’ is made in elegant navy silk and navy French Leavers lace, while ‘Damira’ is created in sweeping weightless black silk chiffon.

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Who wouldn’t like to get tangled up in this mysteriously sexy Swarovski-encrusted playsuit ‘Danika’?! Delicate shimmering crystal chains romantically drape over your curves and the seductive stretch black taffeta straps give a sense of entrapment. Luxurious French cobweb lace detailing finish this decidedly dark look.

Discover the complete Soiree Premium collection now and receive free worldwide standard shipping until Dec. 4th by using the code ‘APGIFT’ at checkout.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of Agent Provocateur

A Bra-llelujah for Spanx!


Ladies, in case that you have had too much to eat during the last Christmas days and there is not so much hope that you will fit in your tight New Year’s Eve dress in a few days, I have the solution for you. Get SpanxHollywood’s celebrity slimming secret.
The seamless body shapers that smooth your figure in all the right places.

Founded in 2000 in Atlanta by the American Sara Blakely, Spanx gives you the opportunity to wow and still be able to breathe. There are many different styles to choose from for all sorts of problem areas. Spanx is available online here.


LoL, Sandra