lundi 31 décembre 2012

About life

"My Momma always said you've got to put the past behind you before you can move on."
-Forrest Gump

This will not just be the typical post but I guess I wanted to share with you my thoughts about life.
We all have rough times and bad years and sometimes it's really hard to keep up with all the ups and downs that happens in a lifetime... but I guess, it's just amazingly worth it to have faith and move forward. I am far from being the only one in this situation, sometimes life becomes completely foggy and it's hard to see hope. I guess, we all have even a tiny bit of fear or the future. But it's okay. Really. It's okay to be scared and to feel powerless sometimes. It just means you are human, after all. In our time, the norm is perfection. If boys succeed, I'm 100 percent okay that girls should be able to do the same, but the way is filled with pitfalls and it's so easy to feel underestimated and sh*t. And I'm pretty sure this is not good for our health, why can't we see we really are enough ? Sure it would feel great to be perfect, but for how long ? And for what... ? I guess I'm just more drawn to progress. Progress is trying to find your way and who you are, and this is much more efficient than just being in search of a flawless life. But still, I am aware that most "perfect" people also had to deal with difficulties and progress, but you see what I mean because even the word perfect doesn't really seem to have an actual real life representation but you get my point, I hope.

Since 2010, it's been pretty hard for me to achieve the things I wanted, because I had to constantly deal with a battle against illness and pain. Some days, I just wanted to get lost. Of course, many times I wondered "why me" or "what have I done". The answer is simple because there are no reason why life threw this at me. And I stopped looking for this artificial answer, just knowing it's life and I've got to make the best of it. So, I've always been ready to fight until my voice was heard, until I could be proud of myself. I recently got my driving license and even though it seems like it can be easy to get, I had hard times in the process of getting the license. Now there's a new life for me now, new doors opened for new adventures. It's not just about the license, it's really about life, the choices you make and the things you actually do or initiate. Something changed in me, I'm realizing that taking the bull by its horns is often the right way to do it. I'm ready to be afraid of the next steps, I know how to manage the fear of unknown even though I don't know what's coming up next, but still, I'm ready, and even better : I'm really excited. I can't wait for making plans, create things and move on. I've found a way to get things done by achieving small goals during the months, and every time it really made me happy. It's the little things in life that creates great things. You know how the say "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger" and guess what ? If you're reading this, please just cherish the fact that you're alive and able to fulfill your dreams.
Just wishing you the strenght to realize it and go for it ! No regrets.

By the way, we wish you all an amazing party tonight and all the very best for the year to come ! xoxo

jeudi 27 décembre 2012

Gingerbread Times

 It's so cold here in Switzerland that all we wanna do is stay inside with sleepy cats and put some fake fur on, drink champagne to celebrate life and bake gingerbread shaped biscuits.

mardi 18 décembre 2012

Moodboard - Gothic Love

 We are loving this goth vibe with head-to-toe black, romantic touches and crucifix motifs...
Look out for leather pieces, lace, skulls and dark lipstick colors.
Do you love or hate ? :)
Make-up at Martin Margiela S/S 1993

vendredi 14 décembre 2012


Hello Stradi Girls and Boys !

It's been a while! I'm so sorry, I was busy and couldn't find the time to write anything. But let me fix this!

Yesterday, our mum, Summy and I went to the pre-opening night for the restaurant called VAPIANO in Lausanne. It was so cool and delightful after a working day. The place is warm and welcoming. It's really big. You can eat in the restaurant or take away. There is a cocktail bar side, more cosy with little red tables. Perfect to chill. The staff was so kind and attentive. Always wearing their best smile! They use fresh products and make their own pastas ( you can see below the pasta manifattura, so amazing ).

You can order pizza, pasta or salad and the prices are not too expensive. The food was so YUMMY, we exaggerated a little bit AHAH! 

We tasted shrimps pasta - DELICIOUS - vegetables pizza - YOU DIE FOR IT - mozzarella/tomato salad - HALLELUJAH - tiramisu - SWEETEST THING - strawberry juice/mascarpone cream - LOVE TASTE - chocolate brownie - PARADISE !

We would like to thank Trivial Mass Production for the invitation. We had a GREAT time.

Official opening: TODAY!!!

Restaurant VAPIANO
Place de la Gare 4
0041 79 795 24 31
Facebook page: HERE

jeudi 13 décembre 2012

Instagram #15


Hi everyone ! It's been a while since the last Instagram post, so here it is !
Follow us on Instagram @autumnazur and @summybaby
♥ Cosmic blue nails
♥ Feline baby face
♥ Perfect braid crown, want the same !
♥ Ksumi Tea, yay
♥ Just lovin' it ;)
♥ Coolest gems, used here
♥ Monsieur Chat :)
♥ Best muffin in the world
♥ Japan memories
♥ Rainy days, pinky shirts !
♥ Cream and meringues, omg!
♥My fav' nail polishes ;)

jeudi 6 décembre 2012


"A room without a book is like a body without a soul" 
- Cicero

  • If you like chick-lit, Peaches is what you need (along with the others volumes : The Secrets of Peaches and Love & Peaches) by Jodi Lynn Anderson. Girly love stories, what else ? :) (Harper Collins Books)
  • Life, the autobiography by Keith Richards (Phoenix Editions) is really awesome if you like rock'n'roll bands ! It's a huge piece of life, so well written, you can just sense how the guy loves poetry. Feels good.
  • I just read every single page of this book with such pleasure, seriously this Taschen Basic Art Series is amazing if you love art and wanna know more about your favorite artist. This volume about Keith Haring was written by Alexandra Kolossa and it's a must-read + hundreds of amazing masterpieces inside !
  • Maybe you know Rick Gervais from The Office, but he also had a lot of great projects going on such as a serie of podcasts he created with Stephen Merchant. They sent the amazing Karl Pilkington to travel the world discovering the Wonders of the World. I think the videos are great but you just need to read the travel diaries of An Idiot Abroad if you need a good slice of crazy-laugh. Here is one of my favorite quotes from the book : "I heard this film had subtitles and I don't like films with subtitles. I may as well read the book." (Cannongate Books)
  • If you need help or inspiration to build a portfolio in fashion design, this is the book you need. 200 projects to get you into fashion design by Adrian Grandon and Tracey Fitzgerald really is a beautiful piece of advice. (A & C Black Publishers
  •  The Style Diaries book by Simone Werle (Prestel Books) is the most genius book to possess if you love fashion bloggers. You'll be able to take a look at worldwide inspirations and great minds (each portraits contains many pictures from the subject and really interesting interviews.