My Look: Tulle

Fashion can make us dream. Some looks invite us to indulge in a fairytale, among them tulle gowns that are absolutely trending this season. This was the outfit that I wore to the Acqua di Parma event lately.

My look: Embroidered cardigan (Look 46 Pre-collection S/S 2021) and Première Electro watch, both by CHANEL, raspberry ruffled tulle dressicon by Dior, Marble Silk Constance bag by Hermès, Jenlove 100 suede pumpsicon by Christian LouboutinDiorette ring and earrings, both by Dior Haute Joaillerie.

LoL, Sandra

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Dioramour

This season, Dior presents another episode of the lovable DIORAMOUR capsule collectionInspired by the world of fairy tales, the DIORAMOUR capsule designed by Maria Grazia Chiuri celebrates love and the art of giving. A fashion fairytale that includes the most beautiful ready-to-wear, shoes, bags, accessories and jewelry.

The pattern of the DIORAMOUR capsule is also featured on a new Dior Maison collection that I personally adore. Such beautiful gift ideas for a loved one or yourself.

If you happen to be in Hong Kong, you can take a closer look at the collection the Dioramour pop-up store that will run from July 17 to August 6.

Dioramour Pop-Up Store, 20 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © Dior

My Look: Pure Yachting

Happy summer day, cruising around the island of Capri… Personally speaking, the best way to experience the refreshing water of the Mediterranean Sea and this magical island is on a boat as you can easily get to the best beach clubs and restaurants that way. We enjoyed swimming in rocky coves and emerald-green grottos and I sported my new bikini for the first time. Enjoy your weekend!

My look: Black crochet dress with camellia brooch (S/S 2020), pearl necklace for AirPods, scrunchie with scarf, all by CHANELFynlee mesh-paneled bikini topicon, and matching Fynlee mesh-paneled bikini briefs, both by Agent Provocateuricon, 30Montaigne square sunglasses by Dior, Oyster Perpetual 36 with turquoise dial by RolexRose Céleste necklaceRose Céleste medaillon necklace, and Rose des Vents and Rose Céleste necklace, all by Dior Fine Jewellery.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht
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My Look: Ahoy Capri

Ahoy Capri! I adore this Italian island so much. As one of the Mediterranean’s most glamorous destinations, Capri is famous for many reasons. It has jaw-dropping natural beauty, delicious cuisine and world-class shopping. It’s also a place to see and be seen – there’s a reason why so many celebrities anchor their yachts in Marina Grande, where I took these photos.

My look: Peggy tie-detailed paisley-print linen midi dressicon by Zimmermann, Spin Me Around elaphe sandalsicon by Aquazzura, J’adior Capri striped sweater by Dior (with motifs of the Dior Around the World inspired by sketches of Roman artist Pietro Ruffo),  Devotion mini embellished metallic leather toteicon, and plissé sunglassesicon, both by Dolce Gabbana, patchwork face mask by Natasha Zinkolayered silk and multi-stone necklace by Etro, and Royal Oak 37mm 18-karat frosted rose gold watch by Audemars Piguet.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Umberto for Sandra Bauknecht
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My Look: Barcelona

Greetings from W Barcelona! My fiancé took me on a short trip to Spain. It felt so good to feel the warmth of the sun on my skin after such a long time. Finally, I got to wear my new Dior bikini that showcases the Dior Oblique motif, a House symbol since its first appearance in 1967.

My look: Bikini top, bikini bottoms (both in Dior Oblique motif), crochet jumpsuit, vertical Dior book tote, and 30Montaigne square sunglasses, all by DiorDear Pool crystal-embellished suede slidesicon by Christian Louboutin, Rose Céleste necklaceRose Céleste medaillon necklace, and Rose des Vents and Rose Céleste necklace, all by Dior Fine Jewellery.

LoL, Sandra

 Photos: © Anouk Bauknecht
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My Look: Denim & Brocade

Happy International Women’s Day to all my fabulous readers and all those fantastic women in this world! You are the fire, the light, the roar; you’re a woman. May the world hear you roar. All I wish on this special day that you never stop dreaming and believing in yourself. Don’t let yourself hold back by criticism of jealous people! Put on some fun clothes and enjoy this day.

I love the unexpected combination of denim and brocade. And even if it’s tempting, don’t bite your croissant bag too hard… it is a great way to indulge in something sweet without the calories!

My look: Brocade-detail denim jacket, ruffle detail skirt, croissant crossbody bag, and leaf embroidered high denim boots, all by Moschino, and vintage earrings by Dior.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © David Biedert Photography
The photos were taken at Baur’s in Zurich.
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Happy Lunar Year 2021

Happy Lunar Year 2021! The Year of the Ox has officially started today and Louis Vuitton, Dior, Fendi, and more luxury brands welcome it in great style with Chinese New Year-inspired fashion. These collections will hit the Western markets during the next weeks, and it is your chance to add a festive touch to your closet.

Louis Vuitton welcomes the Year of the Ox with a special selection of gift-ready leather goods, accessories and other precious tokens. From the recently released SINCE 1854 Monogram Jacquard to the most iconic leather goods, Louis Vuitton’s gift selection has something to suit every style and sensibility.

The Fendi Chinese New Year Capsule Collection, launched in Greater China already in January, will be available in the rest of the world from April 2021. It is a beautiful collection of ready-to-wear and limited edition bags, featuring red and pink colors, as well as blossoms and other floral designs signature to the lunar year.

Burberry presents the New Year with a forward-looking fashion collection featuring supermodel Liu Wen with Wang Xiangguo in their campaign lensed by Feng Li.

In honor of Lunar New Year, Dior unveils a celebratory capsule collection of accessories and footwear in rich red and gold hues for women. For men, Dior launches an exclusive men’s capsule reinterpreting the powerful creative dialogue between Kim Jones and Californian artist Shawn Stussy.

In honor of the Year of the Ox, meet Ozzie – a symbol of strength and reliability. Tory Burch celebrates Lunar New Year with a beautiful collection dedicated to  health, happiness and prosperity that is featuring something red for good luck.

Gucci’s ode to the upcoming Lunar New Year is definitely one of the more fun collections. Featuring «Doraemon», the famous blue Japanese manga and anime character – a cat-robot, this special collection for men and women, you’ll see Doraemon in his classic blue colour and also dressed up in a brown colour and puts on his horns as well.

Versace’s Lunar New Year 2021 capsule collection focuses on local traditions and sees vibrant and uplifting prints that showcase new interpretations of the brand’s Medusa motif to celebrate the ox.

For more gift ideas to celebrate Chinese New Year, have a look at this previous post here.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of the Brands, Collages: © Sandra Bauknecht

My Look: Still Under Construction

Quick stop in Zurich to check on the construction of our new house. As you can see, there is still so much to do. It is a fun project and I am enjoying the whole process. It is similar to my Mondrian-inspired clutch, it’s like a puzzle that comes together piece by piece. My Dior jumpsuit is also such a great and versatile item that you can dress up or down depending on the occasion.

My look: Black mink vest, black jumpsuit, D-cameo choker, and Arty cap with veil, all by Dior, Mondrian embroidered appliquéd canvas clutch by Olympia Le-Tan, and Circus Nana 100 lace-up leopard-print calf hair platform ankle boots by Christian Louboutin.
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Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht
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My Look: The Fog

Around Lake Zurich, it can get very foggy, especially during fall. Not being able to to see the sun after several days can really bring down one’s mood. However the beauty about Switzerland is, that if there is fog around the lake, you can almost always find the sun and blue skies above in the mountains. I spent the last two days in Zurich and when driving up today to Gstaad again, the sun was shining and it made me realize how blessed we are to live in such a beautiful place.

My outfit definitely works on all occasions, sunny or foggy weather. I am absolutely loving it. It is playful, yet conservative, eye-catching, yet muted in colors.

My look: Sheep fur coat by Saint Laurent, houndstooth wool pinafore dressicon by Miu Miu, roll-neck jersey sweatericon by Dolce & Gabbana, Cassette chain-embellished padded intrecciato suede shoulder bag in dark brown by Bottega Venetapearl crystal birdcage pin brooch by CHANEL, D-Dream leather beret, and Dior Empreinte heeled boots, both by Dior.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht
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My Look: Gstaad Experience

Here is the outfit I wore for my Gstaad experience last week. Cozy and warm, yet stylish, waterproof and protective, wearing a great ski suit makes you look awesome on the slopes and is also perfect for all other activities in the mountains.

Great news is that this ski suit is equipped with the RECCO® system. Since its launch in the 80’s, this rescue system has become the standard bearer in avalanche search and rescue technology. It’s always on and ready to go with no batteries that might run out and lasts a lifetime. For the wearer the system consists of a permanently attached «reflector» which is sewn into the Dolce & Gabbana outerwear pieces. When an avalanche happens, professional rescuers pull out a RECCO® detector which scans the slide area for signals and allows them to easily find those lost under the snow.

My look: Tropical rose print ski jacketiconmatching tropical rose print ski trousers, printed silk scarf, and roll-neck jersey sweatericon, all by Dolce & Gabbana, Trekkgirl snow boots by Valentino, vintage white mink ear muffs by CHANEL, medium shearling Bobby bag in grey by Dior, and LV Timeless metallic stole by Louis Vuitton.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht
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