Trending: White Tank Top

The F/W 2022 runways marked a return to basics, including the white tank top, another ’90s staple. Bottega Veneta, Prada, Loewe, Chloé and more included this must-have in their winter collections. Cementing its status as the staple piece du jour, the white tank top has naturally caught the interest of influencers and tastemakers around the globe. Here are the four versions everybody is dying to get their hands on.

Cropped Anagram tank top by Loewe

Scrolling through social media, I can’t help but notice that Loewe‘s cropped version has been populating our feeds.

Ribbed stretch-cotton jersey tankicon by Bottega Veneta

For this debut Bottega Veneta collection, Matthieu Blazy opted for a simple outfit comprised of a white tank top, jeans and a burgundy handbag (see photo above).

Ribbed wool and cashmere-blend tankicon by Chloé

Chloé kept it simple with ribbed tops paired with leather pants (see photo above) in winter-friendly materials, such as wool and cashmere.

White cotton tank top with triangle logo iconby Prada

Meanwhile, Raf Simons and Miuccia Prada added the Italian brand’s iconic triangle logo to the piece and made it on top of the wish list.

LoL, Sandra

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Decent Exposure

Decent exposure is the key to success. Flash F/W 2022 most tempting trend. The nude mood will work for both exhibitionists and introverts. The new naked dress is sexy, confusing and here to stay… and if you look closer, it is actually not so naked at all.

LoL, Sandra

Printed jersey midi dress by Balmain

Printed long-sleeve top by Jean-Paul Gaultier x Lotta Volkova

Printed velvet kaftan maxi dress by Loewe

Printed mesh long-sleeved top by Loewe

Pink & green printed blazer by Y/Project x Jean Paul Gaultier
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Pit Power gold-plated sterling silver necklace by Anissa Kermiche

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My Look: Missing Summer

I am already missing summer so much that I want to show you one of my favorite looks shot at the beach of the Blue Palace Elounda hotel in Crete. In the background you can see the small island Spinalonga. It is actually a pretty creepy place, also known as the Leper Island, as that is where Greek lepers were quarantined until 1957.

My look is very colorful. The sunglasses are from the recent Loewe F/W 2022 collection. I adore the inflated style, it feels new. The Maison’s broken egg sandals are definitely a piece for the museum – I am completely obsessed. My bucket bag is from The Collector, a Geneva based brand, that is specialized in high end bags, preferably in exotic leathers.

My look: Lola cropped tie-front paneled linen topicon, matching Lola belted paneled linen midi skirt, and fringed faux raffia sunhat, all by Zimmermann, Broken egg sandals, and inflated oversized square-frame acetate sunglassesicon, both by Loewe, coral earrings by Oscar de la Renta, and bucket bag by The Collector.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht / Anouk Bauknecht
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Loewe Wax Candleholders


Evoking memories of Victorian botanical and vegetable gardens, Jonathan Anderson and in-house perfumer Nuria Cruelles, Spanish fashion powerhouse Loewe turns its prowess to homeware in its latest collection of beautifully wax candleholders. Their clean-burning vegetable wax is filling the room with a garden atmosphere. The best part? It’s shaped to a classic candlestick silhouette that’s perfect for the likes of tablescapes and mantle shelves.

It’s designed to be placed on a base when lit and comes in a beautifully decorated box that’s easy to re-purpose.

TO SHOP THE LOEWE WAX CANDLEHOLDERS, CLICK HERE PLEASE.

LoL, Sandra


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The Cutest Doorstop

Are you looking to lighten up the mood at your office or home? Then look no further than to this playful doorstop from Loewe which is designed to look like a cactus, complete with colorful handcrafted textured flowers. Weighted with a stone at the center, it’s wrapped in woven leather and has a braided handle at the top so you can move it around easily. It makes a fun housewarming gift and is definitely a conversation starter.

To shop the cactus woven leather doorstop by Loewe, click here please.

LoL, Sandra

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Shop the S/S 2022 Bag Trends

Now that you know all about the S/S 2022 bag trends, I put together for you a list to shop each trend immediately off the runway. Just click on the highlighted text to be transferred directly to the respective online shop. Enjoy!

LoL, Sandra

BOWLING BAG
Logo-print bowling bag by Diesel

BOXY
Small leather shoulder bag by Jil Sander

FANTASY
Bottle-shaped crossbody bag by Moschino

HEART
Heart biker leather crossbody bag by Moschino

MINIATURE
Hourglass mini crocodile-effect leather bag by Balenciaga

MULTIPLE
Esme small suede and leather pouch and Esme small suede and leather shoulder bagicon, both by Ulla Johnson
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SLOUCHY
iconLuna Anagram-strap leather shoulder bag by Loewe

SQUARE
Medium Carolyn tote bag by Pradaicon

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Designer Vases

Whether as a showcase for flowers, or a stunning centrepiece all on its own, look no further than below for the finest array of designer vases. This edit boasts beautiful vases for your home from premium luxury fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton and Versace. Below you’ll find classic designs, fashionable styles and chic modern variations of designer vases that are sure to look the part in any home.

LoL, Sandra

Porcelain Noé BB bag vase by Louis Vuitton

Medusa head vase by Versace

Colombo bubble vase by La DoubleJ

Cycladic ceramic pottery vase by THEMIS Z
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Joe Brainard marquetry leather vaseicon by Loewe

Snake vase by Gucci

Small vase in matte white with faux pearls by Completedworks

Ceramic vase by Brunello Cucinelli
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Serpentis ceramic vaseicon by House of Hackney

Gilded gala vase by Jonathan Adler

Nodaleto shoe vase by Anissa Kermiche

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Loewe’s Artsy Heels

Leave it to Jonathan Anderson to make walking on eggshells aspirational. At first glance, I could hardly believe my eyes. Birthday candles, nail polish bottles, roses, cracked eggs and even a bar of soap were shaped into heels for LOEWE’s S/S 2022 collection.

I find it a stroke of genius and so instagrammable. Personally speaking, a must for Sandra’s Closet. It’s hard not to want to collect them all as objects of desire. Just even on display…

LoL, Sandra

Nail-polish heel leather sandalsicon by Loewe

Candle-heel leather sandalsicon by Loewe

Rose-heel leather sandals by Loeweicon

Broken egg sandals by LoeweSoap sandals by Loewe

Photos: © Loewe
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My Look: Stay Cozy

Stay cozy – something I love to do during my stays at Gstaad Palace where I took these photos by myself with the timer of the iPhone on the balcony of my hotel suite. Sometimes when the sun comes out, I put on a hat with a wide brim for the ultimate UV protection besides sunscreen and enjoy reading and working outside. The hat elevates the look immediately from cozy to cool!

My look: Abstract intarsia knit sweater, and matching intarsia balloon pants, both by LoeweAlcove mini textured-leather toteicon by Valentino, canvas-jacquard bucket hat by Gucciicon, My Monogram square sunglasses in tortoiseshell by Louis Vuitton, and FF-logo shearling slippers by Fendi.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht 
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Summer Bucket Hats

The bucket hat has perhaps had one of the biggest fashion glow-ups in the accessories market. Personally speaking, I love this relaxed style that has become a summer must-have for me, easy to pack and very lightweight, much easier than a big straw hat that hardly fits in your suitcase.

High-fashion brands, like Celine, Etro and Kate Spade took the bucket hat to the S/S 2021 runway, showing how trendy it is.

There’s no one way to wear a bucket hat anymore, as the style is as brilliant paired with a mesh beach cover-up as it is with a luxurious tropical print dress. Below you can find my favorites.

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LoL, Sandra

Mesh small brin bucket hat by Dior

Printed linen-twill bucket hat by Zimmermannicon

Roman Stud faux straw bucket hat by Valentino
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Printed cotton-terry bucket haticon by Dries Van Noten

Haley embroidered cotton twill bucket hat by Isabel Marant


iconFaux straw bucket haticon by Fendi

Asymmetric printed canvas bucket haticon by JW Anderson

Leather-trimmed embroidered cotton-blend bucket hat by Loewe

Logo embroidered woven bucket hat by Prada

White bucket hat by CHANEL

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