Blog Posts - Monsieur Andrea



The Details: the Ring

We have all heard the expression "life is in the details", well I guess that this refers to everything in life, also meaning fashion ! Men and jewelry are perhaps not the ideal combination, but then again "why not ?". I recently s...

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Sean Connery : The Bond

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Winter Essentials 2014/15

According to Google, Winter apparently starts on the 21st December, however it seems that it has joined us early this year or perhaps Autumn has been masquerading again ! I love Winter so, the sooner the better ! It's the time when you can be most cr...

Memo to self ...

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It looks better in black !

I think that if given the choice when buying something most people would choose black, why? Well, perhaps it is its quality to look perfect with every other colour, pattern and form ! However, these past few seasons, this black obsession has been tak...

FASHION MOOD BOARD : N°10

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The Edit: I see spots !

You know when you close your eyes and rub them, you begin to see spots of light. Well, a few days ago on a "browsing not buying" trip to the boutiques,despite my eyes being open I kept seeing these so-called phospenes or at least it's a goo...

5 Things Everyone Needs This Christmas

Christmas is the time of year when we should be giving, however more than just a shiny box filled with "things"! There are far greater treasures we need this season, "articles" that are perhaps not so easy to obtain by means of mo...

Leather : Raw and Dangerous !

For the longest time I wanted the perfect leather jacket and I had purchased two that simply didn't make the cut and over time, they lost their "novelty" (style-wise), then I saw it, "the perfect leather jacket" it was a black mo...

FASHION MOOD BOARD : N°9

Primary colours are the colours used to create the rest of the spectrum, however at times they seem to be enough to create a simple/modern yet powerful aesthetic like that of Piet Mondrian ! image sources: Paul Smith vogue.mx style.co...

The Happening: Virtual aesthetics !

This past week, besides staring at a map of France from Monday to Friday (for my exams), I think that all of our dashboards on Tumblr and Facebook have been comprised of post after post on the so-called "accusations" of celebrities and maga...

MEMO TO SELF ...

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10 signs that you've seen too many films !

A few days ago, I was going to get bread, wearing my dark sunglasses (although it was ever so slightly sunny) and on my way back feeling ever so cool and not looking where I was going because of my slightly vain start to the day, I ran into a stop si...

Bad boys wear glasses too !

I am short-sighted so, understandably I wear contacts, however I also have a pair of glasses for the days when I can't or am too lazy to be poking at my eyes in the morning. One thing that I have noticed is that my style is quite different when weari...

FASHION MOOD BOARD : N°8

These past few weeks whilst I have been studying for my latest exams which encompasses French history and culture, I have really been under the influence of history, military history to be exact. It is really interesting how quite a lot of military u...

Got the Greys

Grey is one of those perfect neutral colours like black and white, with which you can rarely go wrong and it is able to be worn by most skin tones. This Autumn/Winter designers such as Alexander Wang have featured one coloured looks in grey, making i...

MEMO TO SELF ...

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#PeopleWatch : Man cleavage à la parisien

When travelling, one of my favourite things to do is "people watching" - the action or practice of spending time idly observing people in a public place. I mean what could be more interesting than sitting at a bistro with your coffee and s...

FASHION MOOD BOARD : N°7

For a long time minimalism has inspired me, it is so amazing that something so simple can have so much more meaning behind it and in a sense allows other proportions and aspects to come to life. image sources: lunulae.co.vu Alessandro Dal...


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