Day 1: Advent Calendar 2012


It is December 1st, are you getting antsy for Christmas? Like last year, I have created a little online Advent calendar to make the wait a bit easier. Every day I will surprise you with one or two deliciously fashionable must-haves, or an inspiration for a lovely gift, even for yourself.

Get caught up in some fabulous offerings and don’t forget to shop them fast. Some things will sell out so quickly that even Santa can’t bring them. Hello, wait list!

To celebrate the Advent season in style, Monnier Frères iconoffers to Sandra’s Closet readers a special 10% discount from today until December 15, 2012. Enter promo code XMAS10SCL at checkout. Delivery before Christmas is guaranteed for any order placed before noon on the 20th of December, 2012.

I am not dreaming of a white Christmas but of a…
20 Year silk twill square iconby Christian Lacroix
Maraini Faith leather bag iconby Jil Sander
Red hat iconby Borsalino
Tuyet embroidered clutch iconby Balmain

Have fun shopping and enjoy your 10% discount!

LoL, Sandra

Style Diary: Versace Studs

Versace Studs

Do you remember the fabulous studded Versace leather pieces I wore for annabelle magazine’s photo shoot in February? For the previous post, please click here.

The look is in stores now: Studded leather biker jacketstudded leather pencil skirt and iconembroidered leather box clutch, all by Versace and studded suede platform sandals by Yves Saint Laurent.

And don’t forget, citrus colours are a must this season, outshine the sun with lemony yellows!

LoL, Sandra

Photo of me: © Gregory Derkenne for annabelle

Artful Luxury Bags by Bulgari

Serpenti BagsThis fall, Bulgari will bring back its historic snakehead motif on eight classic, must-have pieces. The green jade Serpenti bag in karung skin was already spotted by Tommy Ton on Giovanna Battaglia during the Haute Couture Fashion Week in Paris in July (see above).

SerpentiSerpenti bag in green jade karung skin, CHF 2270 (small size), CHF 2490 (medium size)

The Mediterranean Eden collection is a series of handbags, clutches, and wallets that incorporates a distinctive clasp in the form of a snake’s head with malachite eyes.

Here are my other favourites from Bulgari’s F/W 2011 accessories collection. I especially adore the clutches.

Leoni Bag

Leoni handbag in metallic blue topaz wrinkled lamb leather with dueling lion heads at the clasp, CHF 2270

03Serpenti Minaudière with light gold and black enamel décor, CHF 4830

17Evening pochette in stone grey satin embroidered, CHF 7200

Photos: Courtesy of Bulgari