The Top 15 Runway Trends for S/S 2018

S/S 2018 in three words? Feel good fashion. The trends for the next season are a fab mix of florals, pastels, and all ways of dressing up. This winter’s love for red will be replaced by head to toe soft lavender and fringe made its way in all forms this season, so there’s a look for every level of commitment. Most importantly go clear this season with all your favorite designers as plastic gets fantastic and underwear is meant to be seen.

Below is a summary of the most important trends for S/S 2018. Enjoy! The pieces will hit the shelves starting beginning of next year…

LoL, Sandra

S/S 2018 TREND 1: SILK ROAD
Céline – Hermès – Versace

S/S 2018 TREND 2: ART LOVERS
Akris – Prada – Missoni

S/S 2018 TREND 3: IN FULL BLOOM
Rochas – Erdem – Marni

S/S 2018 TREND 4: FRINGES
Balmain – Calvin Klein 205W39NYC– Dior

S/S 2018 TREND 5: MARABOU
Proenza Schouler – Saint Laurent – Nina Ricci

S/S 2018 TREND 6: LAVENDER
The Row – Michael Kors – Tom Ford

S/S 2018 TREND 7: LIFE IN PLASTIC
Chanel – Burberry – Valentino

S/S 2018 TREND 8: WORKOUT
Gucci – Louis Vuitton – Marc Jacobs

S/S 2018 TREND 9: PLAID PLEASE
Fendi – Prabal Gurung – Balenciaga

S/S 2018 TREND 10: 80’s DENIM
Max Mara – Stella McCartney – Oscar de la Renta

S/S 2018 TREND 11: THE TRENCH
Gabriela Hearst – Maison Margiela – Victoria Beckham

S/S 2018 TREND 12: SHOW YOUR UNDIES
Christopher Kane – Miu Miu – Alessandra Rich

S/S 2018 TREND 13: RAINBOW
Peter Pilotto – Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini – Vionnet

S/S 2018 TREND 14: WHITE AT NIGHT
Jil Sander – Alexander McQueen – Etro

S/S 2018 TREND 15: MISE-EN-SCÈNE
Moschino – Dolce & Gabbana – Comme des Garçons

Photos: via Vogue.com

Perfect for Fall: Orange Lips

One thing I believe in is that the right lipstick gives you more power. Pumpkin-inspired hues are the color palette for Halloween and are perfect for transitioning into fall as they help tired faces to look more vibrant. Incorporating a fresh contrast to every fall look, try to make your pout take center stage.

Here are my favorite lip products for orange lips:

Phyto-Lèvres Perfect Lipliner – 8 Coralicon by Sisley

Phyto-Lip Twist Tinted Balm – 3 Peachicon by Sisley


iconBaume De Rose Nutri-Couleur – Mandarina Pulp by By Terry

Lips & Boys – Connor 97 by Tom Ford


iconLip2cheek – Curious Orangeicon by RMS Beauty

Audacious Lipstick – Geraldine by NARS
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Lip & Cheek Bloom – Orange Blossom No.07 by Burberry Beauty

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of the Brands

Red Alert

Siren call: a fire-engine-red ankle boot is an instant fall upgrade. Step to it.

Robin buckled leather ankle boots by Gianvito Rossi
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Stretch-jersey sock bootsicon by Balenciaga

Downtown 85 suede boots by Aquazzura

Ellipse velvet ankle boots by Tom Ford

Loulou velvet ankle boots by Saint Laurent

I am such a big fan of red booties. If you would like to see my complete look, click here please.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of the Brands and © Sandra Bauknecht

Tom Ford Wishes You an Exciting Summer

Tom Ford invites you to enjoy the ultimate refreshing summer experience with these three new All Over Body Sprays that capture the essence of Portofino, the famous resort town on the Italian Riviera that stands for old-world glamour and is recognized for its conflux of arresting beauty.

Drawing upon its dramatic landscape and jet-set sophistication, the Neroli Portofino Collection introduces these lightly scented sprays to complement this lifestyle as well as to experience a new dimension of the Eau de Parfum counterparts. Packaged in an aerosol bottle, each one is easily transportable and with its invigorating mist a great pleasure to be applied.

Tom Ford Costa Azzura All Over Body Spray
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This scent evokes the fragrant and sunbaked landscape of coastal and island Mediterranean woods where pines and oaks mingle with wild-growing herbs and salty water.

Tom Ford Mandarino di Amalfi All Over Body Spray
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Capturing the calm idyll of the whitewashed villas lining the cliff sides of the Amalfi coast, this fresh fragrance contains mandarin oil, lemon sfumatrice, basil spearmint and a duet of jasmine.

Tom Ford Fleur de Portofino All Over Body Spray
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Inspired by the cascades of flowers from the white acacia tree, a beloved shade tree that dots the Mediterranean’s gardens and avenues, this fragrance contains notes of Sicilian lemon, bigarde leaf, violet leaf, jasmine and acacia honey.

Available in Switzerland at select Tom Ford Beauty point of sales for CHF 82.00 each.
TO SHOP TOM FORD BEAUTY ONLINE, CLICK HERE PLEASE.
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LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of Tom Ford, © Sandra Bauknecht and via Home in Italy
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My Look: Hello New York

Hello New York! You never fail to amaze me, you always impress me with your magnitude. Running through the concrete jungle, I like the vibrating, humming energy.

My look: Melissa satin-trimmed wool tuxedo jacket by Stella McCartney, tropical print silk cape shirticon, tropical print pajama pants, fringed cracked-leather pumps and drop flower earrings with green crystalsicon, all by GucciTribale small fringed python shoulder bag iconby Lanvin, Linda sunglasses by Tom Ford.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht

My Look: Open

When it comes to fashion, I am always open to try something new and unexpected. I fell in love with the sequin-trimmed boyfriend jeans immediately. They might not show off your shape in perfection, but I like how they leave a little mystery.

My look: Safari leather topicon, sequin-trimmed boyfriend jeansclassic Paris D’Orsay pumps with bow and metallic-trimmed leather clutch, allicon by Saint Laurent, black onyx dragonfly ring and snake ring, both by Roberto CavalliLinda sunglasses by Tom Ford.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht

My Look: Business Meeting

«Your first impression is always a lasting impression

As you already know, I tend to keep all my clothes and never clean out my closet. I love to wear most of them after many years again, combine them with something new and feel the excitement of the first time. What I absolutely recommend is to invest your money in a great suit! That is something that lasts longer and will be timeless. Can you imagine that I bought this beautiful pantsuit by Alberta Ferretti in 2002?! An absolute keeper… and a great ensemble for a business meeting at the lake last week… when the weather was much nicer than today.

My look: Pantsuit by Alberta Ferretti, printed silk crepe de chine shirt and Monogramme lipstick printed textured-leather clutch, tulle mini petticoat skirtJanis pumps with studsicon, all by Saint LaurentTonda 1950 Set Clarity watch by Parmigiani Fleurier and Linda sunglasses by Tom Ford.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht

Tom Ford S/S 2017 Seasonal Color Collection

Last September, TOM FORD got into the see-now-buy-now game for his F/W 2016 collection. This season, he skipped the show and had the fashion world speculating about when he would launch his S/S 2017 line. Earlier this month, the pieces quietly debuted online where they could be bought immediately.

I am totally in love with TOM FORD’s fuchsia velvet blazer and the black Natalia leather shoulder bag. How gorgeous would those two pieces look in combination with the new Shade & Illuminate Lips in Saboteur. (All pieces in collage above).

Let me tell you a little more about the new S/S 2017 Seasonal Color Make-up Collection. TOM FORD’s distinctive beauty point of view resonates from his ideal of balancing light and shadow to create symmetry. This summer, a range of new products is revealed that illuminate, sculpt, and contour to help transform the look of the face.

SHADE & ILLUMINATE LIPS
Thisicon palette applies the concept of contouring to your lips – a trick that makes them appear fuller and more defined. This new lip duo contains a bright and a darker shade, available in six variations.
Impulse – Possession – Automatic – Tantalize – Nikita – Saboteur
CHF 74.00

SHADE & ILLUMINATE CHEEKS
iconThis is a new combination of blush and highlighter with a creamy texture that is available in two color combinations.
Scintillate – warm beige and orange
Sublimate – cool pink and berry
CHF 90.00

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of Tom Ford

My Look: Rock It!

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Those first warm and sunny days that announce spring is around the corner are my favorites. After this beautiful weekend, I feel so energized and ready to rock this week! I hope that you do, too!

My look: Leopard print coat by Dolce & Gabbana, stretch silk-georgette bodysuitblack leather shorts and leather wristlet bagicon, all by Chloé, suede over-the-knee boots
icon by Prada, Love gold-tone necklace by Lanvinicon and sunglassesicon by Tom Ford. Clip on cuff earrings by DiorTortue Privee Collection watch in 18 karat yellow gold by Cartier and Mitza ring by Dior Haute Joaillerie.

Happy Monday!

LoL, Sandra

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My Look: Le Toiny

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This year, I am bombarding you with sunny looks as I cannot wait for summer to arrive. Here you see me on my favorite island St. Barths just recently. I had lunch at one of my beloved spots, Le Toiny. Feet in the sand, great food, super service and you can chill at the beach later. My love for this Caribbean island won’t stop as I will be revealing a very special collaboration soon…

My look: Tiered lace maxi dress by Stella McCartney, embellished textured-leather sandalsicon by Valentino, patchwork clutch by Prada, Eva aviator-style rose gold-tone sunglasses by Tom Ford, pendant necklace by Roberto Cavalli and pearl bracelet by Chanel.
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LoL, Sandra

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Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht