Trending: Burgundy Over-the-Knee Boots

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Over-the-knee boots have become a fashion mainstay and this F/W 2016 season, they look amazing in burgundy. Most designers are going for suede whereas Roksanda‘s take is all about the season’s ultimate trend material: velvet.

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Other great models are the following:

Highland stretch-suede over-the-knee boots by Stuart Weitzman
Tasseled suede over-the-knee boots by Aquazzura
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Kent stretch-suede over-the-knee boots by Sam Edelman

LoL, Sandra

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The Vetements Effect – Uneven Denim Hem

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We feel it’s inevitable and crucial to create contemporary clothing.” – Demna Gvasalia.

The Creative Director of Paris design collective Vetements and Maison Margiela alumni elevates deceptively simple pieces with meticulous construction, considered fabrics and playful proportions. Leading the fashion tribe, he set a new tone for denim with its no-hem-hemline: think cut-off, let-down, frayed and raw. With its coolness, it’s completely street style approved and worth the investment.

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Reworked high-rise slim-leg jeans by Vetements

And now, aside from Vetements, it’s gone mass: J Brand, Mother, Frame and many others (see below), are going for the uneven, distressed hem.

If you don’t feel like maxing out your budget on a pair of denim jeans, I suggest taking your scissors to create your own frayed style. For all others have fun shopping!

LoL, Sandra

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Distressed mid-rise straight-leg jeansicon by Steve J & Yoni P

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Insider cropped high-rise slim-leg jeans by Mother

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Distressed mid-rise slim-leg jeans by Facetasm

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Carolina high-rise skinny jeans by J Brand
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Le Crop Mini frayed mid-rise bootcut jeans by Frame

Photos: Courtesy of the Brands and via Tommy Ton
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Let Your Bag Do the Talking

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Clutches are small, fine and compliment every feminine outfit just perfectly. This season, a statement bag gets a whole new meaning and can be taken literally. Only your personal taste and your style decide, which one will be your favourite. With these quotes, the stage is all yours and you set a point right from the start.

LoL, Sandra

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Dolce embellished printed leather shoulder bag by Dolce & Gabbana (my favorite)
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Speech Bubble embroidered leather clutch by Sophia Webster

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Iconic Print leather clutch by Givenchy

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Love Pill confetti Perspex clutch by Sarah’s Bag
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Superstar Vanity croc-effect leather clutch by Charlotte Olympia

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Flavia Gangster glittered acrylic box clutchicon by Edie Parker

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Leather and fabric embellished pouch by Gucci

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Wifey For Lifey beaded cotton clutch by Sophia Webster

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Candy printed acrylic clutch by Jimmy Choo

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Photos: Courtesy of the Brands

Kenzo x H&M Lookbook Revealed

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Yesterday, I just got back from NYC and next week, I will be going there again for the launch party of Kenzo x H&M and I couldn’t be more excited. This morning, in advance of the New York show, I received the full preview of the collaboration that will be arriving in 250 H&M stores around the world on November 3, 2016.

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For the lookbook, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon of Kenzo went for an eclectic global cast. The ambassadors featured in the lookbook are: writer and activist Amy Sall, photographer Youngjun Koo, artist and DJ Juliana Huxtable, musician and performance artist Oko Ebombo, fashion editor Harriet Verney, make-up artist Isamaya Ffrench, artist Ingrid, musician Anna of the North, model and rapper Le1f, as well as models Mae Lapres, Hao Liu, Selena Forrest, Tom Gaskin, Julia Banas and Pierre Painchaud.

Shot me an e-mail and let me know what you think about the collaboration!

LoL, Sandra

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Photos: Courtesy of H&M, Photographer: Oliver Hadlee Pearch

My Look: Upper East Side

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The last days in NYC as the new digital influencer for Estée Lauder were absolutely amazing. I had many interesting meetings and enjoyed the beautiful sunshine. Here you see me at a private home at the Upper East Side with the most spectacular view over the city and Central Park. Needless to say, the perfect backdrop to take some photos of my outfit that was daring and conservative at once, a twist that I love.

My look: Feather cape by Balmain, dress with piping by Chanel, metallic and matte-leather pumps iconand Sac De Jour Nano leather shoulder bagicon, both by Saint Laurent, diamond ring by Vainard Fine Jewellery, earrings «Tribale» by DiorTonda 1950 Set Clarity watch by Parmigiani Fleurier and Linda sunglasses by Tom Ford.

LoL, Sandra

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Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht

My Look: Road Trip

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I love road trips, I like travelling but preferably in comfy clothes that still need to be stylish. When I spotted this track suit at Gucci, it was love at first sight. Today, I am wearing it on my flight back to Zurich from NYC… it was an amazing stay and I am bringing home the best memories to be shared with you soon!

My look: Embroidered jacketicon and matching track pants, heart embellished scarficon, embellished metallic sneakers and black Bamboo shopper, all by Gucci, white tee by Dolce & Gabbanamirrored sunglasses by Chanelicon, rose diamond necklace by Piagetdiamond ring by Vainard Fine Jewellery and Tonda 1950 Set Clarity watch by Parmigiani Fleurier.
Trolley by Victorinox.

LoL, Sandra

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Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht

Celebrity Style: Carolyn Murphy

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Today, I had an amazing day in NYC that was filled with so many outstanding impressions and special moments. One of them was meeting Carolyn Murphy, who has been the face of Estée Lauder for 15 consecutive years. The minute we spoke, it was a match made in heaven.

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She is not only so beautiful from the outside but also from the inside. Before I tell you more about this special encounter, I would like you to get inspired by her extraordinary outfit.

Get her look: Printed midi dress by Saint Laurent, embroidered suede shoulder bagicon by Aerin, Nim patent-leather sandalsicon by Alexandre Birman.

Stay tuned for more…

LoL, Sandra

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Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht

In NYC with Estée Lauder

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«All great things begin with a vision… a dream.» – Estée Lauder

On Tuesday, I flew to New York City as the first digital influencer for Estée Lauder Switzerland. During the next days, I will experience and share with you some really amazing moments. I will be meeting with Aerin Lauder and Carolyn Murphy, who has been the face for the American beauty brand since 15 years. I will visit the brand’s archives and be celebrating six decades of limitless luxury as the famous «Re-Nutriv» cream turns 60. In 1956, Estée Lauder introduced the «cream of creams» that marked the first milestone in creating a beauty empire. She was a true visionary and sold the product for $115 at a time when the average price of a moisturizer was $10.

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Today, the American beauty brand is as trendsetting as 60 years ago, catering to different needs of women of all age groups. Their newest coup? The absolutely mind-blowing collaboration with Victoria Beckham.

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«I love to make women feel like the best versions of themselves.» – Victoria Beckham

That was Victoria’s vision for her collaboration with Estée Lauder. Incorporating her taste for wearability, quality and femininity, this makeup collection includes flattering hues, sleek packaging and blendable formulas.

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Don’t miss my hero buys that I brought with me to NYC (from left to right):
Eye Metals – Bitter Cloveicon, Lipstick – Brazilian Nudeicon, Lip Pencil – Victoria and Lip Gloss – Moroccan Heat.

The collection is inspired by four different metropoles that you can buy as a set, just click on the highlighted text to be transferred directly:

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TO SHOP THE COMPLETE VICTORIA BECKHAM x ESTEE LAUDER COLLECTION ONLINE, CLICK HERE. In Switzerland, it will hit the shelves on October 13, 2016.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of Estée Lauder and © Sandra Bauknecht

My Look: What If

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Last week during the Zurich Film Festival, I was guest of NESPRESSO to see the Swiss premiere of «Bridget Jones Baby», the continuing adventures of British publishing executive Bridget Jones as she enters her 40s, starring Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey. «What if» is a major question in this movie that is so much fun. I was laughing through the entire film. The good vibes of the evening continued after the screening with the delicious plates prepared with passion and originality by the young and talented chef Ralph Schelling.

My look: Lace-paneled stretch-silk cady gown by Alessandra Rich, palladium-tone, crystal and Plexiglas® necklace and earrings, both by Miu Miuiconpadlock mini studded leather shoulder bag by Alexander McQueen andicon cutout leather platform pumps by Saint Laurent, diamond ring by Vainard Fine Jewellery and Tonda 1950 Set Clarity watch by Parmigiani Fleurier.

Greetings from NYC where I am at the moment for a new amazing project coming up soon…

LoL, Sandra

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Photos: Courtesy of Nespresso, © Andrea Monica Hug (event and me at the event) © David Biedert Photography (photos of me outside in color)  and © Sandra Bauknecht

Diorumbrage

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Your new must-have eyewear: the «DiorUmbrage» sunglasses from the F/W 2016 catwalk show feature distinctive, innovative mirror lenses with a foliage motif. Developed exclusively for Dior, they demonstrate cutting-edge craftsmanship. The retro-futuristic round front is a juxtaposition of Havana acetate, while the metal temples are adorned with sophisticated details.
The purple mirrored lenses with a foliage motif ensure 100% UV protection.

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The color palette includes the following magnetic nuances:

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Frame in dark and light havana acetate, rose gold metal temples, pink foliage mirrored lenses

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Frame in turquoise and pink havana acetate, gold metal temples, violet foliage mirrored lenses

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Frame in blue and turquoise havana acetate, silver metal temples, green foliage mirrored lenses

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Frame in blue and light havana acetate, rose gold metal temples, blue lenses

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Frame in black and light havana acetate, gun metal temples, grey lenses

I love the ones with the colorful foliage mirrored lenses. But which one should I get, pink, purple or green? E-mail me please which ones you prefer…

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of Dior