The One Piece of Style Advice Every Woman Needs

Hi Everyone,

What do you consider most when compiling an outfit?

This post is the one piece of style advice every woman needs. No matter what shape or age you are it is the one piece of advice you too can and should follow. It guarantees to make sure your outfit is a stunner!

Curious? Let’s find out the answer…


The One Piece of Style Advice Every Woman Needs

So here it is the one piece of style advice every woman needs is: “It’s in the Bag”! You can wear the simplest of outfits – just like this grey dress – team it up with a good quality funky bag and your outfit is complete.

Looking pretty pale as it’s the beginning of my Sicily vacation. Put on dress (vintage Prada) and shoes (L.K.Bennett) and stared at self in horror at how plain the whole outfit looked. Then I remembered this cute Caroline Dechamby clutch and matching bracelet I had taken with me.

The One Piece of Style Advice Every Woman Needs

It literally turned an otherwise plain outfit into an eye catcher in seconds.

So much so that later in the week I used the bag to dress up an outfit I had previously worn casually:

Finally  a bit of a suntan…

The One Piece of Style Advice Every Woman Needs

Voila – this is actually the same outfit as in previous post only this time teamed up with heels and lovely green clutch.


The trick to perfecting an outfit and the one piece of style advice every woman needs is to have a stunning bag! A good bag is always worth the investment. It doesn’t matter how inexpensive an outfit may be. Team an outfit with an expensive bag and your whole outfit instantly looks expensive too.

Do have a look at Caroline Dechamby’s website (one of my favourite bag designers) for bag inspiration. Limited edition pieces, hand made in Italy starting from CHF 290. Global shipping. Here are some more bag styles from the same smiley face collection: (Currently also available in central Zurich at G31)


The grey dress has been in my wardrobe for years, never seeming to date. Grey is seriously featuring this coming Fall and if you don’t have a grey dress yet here are a few you might like.

Shop now:

Wear now, then style differently and keep wearing in Fall too.


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Hi! I’m Yvonne, a 40 something (wink) Kiwi, living in Zurich. I love fashion, travel, shopping and food – believing chocolate will cure almost anything!

  1. I was in awe, I wanted a similar bag. Alas, I am in a different league from you. I cannot afford them. So sad.
    I have one bag which is really eye catching and doesn’t even have a print and I hardly use it. Usually there is always so much going on in my outfit that an attention screaming handbag is too much. How pretty it might be.
    I would however, never have thought this bag would go with the striped skirt, but it does!

    1. You know what Greetje – I would never have thought that the bag would go with the striped skirt either – it was my hubby who had the idea – amazing!!! I mean truly amazing… hehehe.

      Have a lovely weekend,

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