MCMworldwide.com

  • MCMworldwide.com
  • Brand Story
  • Lookbook
  • Collection
  • MCM World

MCM

Highlights
Video Feature
Become a fan
 
Latest Tweets
Most Viewed
Most Commented
Most popular Tags
/
MCM Opens in Zhengzhou Mix C
Discover our brand new store in the spectacularly vast and luxurious MixC shopping centre in Zhengzhou, China.
SS15 Fashion Show Pre-Event Editorials
 
MCM Spring/Summer 2015 showroom highlights by Josie Loves
During her stay in New York City, our German blog ambassador visited the MCM US showroom. Discover her photos here..
Munich2Beijing Rabbit Project Tour: About the The Phoenix International Media Centre
Two weeks ago, MCM got it ‘Game On’ for the official SS15 ‘Diamondland’ fashion show premiere. Presented through a..
SS15 Beijing Fashion Show Celebrity Stylights & Afterparty featuring V V Brown
It’s official: from black-tie highlights to handbags and heels, MCM ignited the international stage introducing th..
MCM Opens in Xi’an Plaza Printemps
From creamy, pastel hues to muted earth tones, MCM launches its premiere in Xian at the Plaza Printemps. Located..
MCM Celebrates Vogue Fashion's Night Out in Space
From intergalactic-‘glam to stellar-style, MCM celebrated Vogue Fashion’s Night Out with a fashion-fete at our Spa..
Taipei Pop up Premiere at the Breeze Centre Songgao
Calling all Digital Soldiers: in celebration of our pop-up store tour, MCM premiered at the Breeze Centre Songgao...
Michael Michalsky Salutes Officiel Hommes 6th Anniversary with MCM
This month, L'Officiel Hommes celebrated their 6th anniversary. To celebrate, MCM's Creative Director, the talente..
MCM Debuts the X-Mini
3 styles, 1 bag: from over-the-shoulder ‘glam to cross-body couture, MCM proudly unveils the next generation of bo..
Pop-Up Roundup Part II - Hefei & Shenyang Xing Long
From pop-up to prestige, MCM debuted a ‘tour de magasin’ inaugurating a series of mini-storefronts designed to cur..
What’s inside Your AW14 Mia Bag, Sarah-Jane?
The rumours are true: if you want to get to know someone, look inside their bag! It's not all about the exterior ..
Changsha Premiere at the Friendship Department Store
From gilded archways to muted interiors, MCM celebrated a first time debut in Changsha at the historical Friendshi..
Special Stark Backpack Meets Spikezilla in the Phoenix Magazine
Trick-or-trend: this Halloween, MCM’s edgiest hero joins forces with Spikezilla in style-royale of epic proportion..
Pop-Up Roundup Part I - Amsterdam & Tianjing
From pop-up to prestige, MCM debuted a ‘tour du magasin’ inaugurating a series of mini-storefronts designed to cur..
MCM Launches First Flagship in Macau at the Four Seasons
From Munich to Macau, MCM proudly debuted in Asia’s answer to Vegas en-vogue, the Cotai Strip. Located in the gla..
MCM Launches Ginza HAUS II in Tokyo
From classic to contemporary, MCM makes a second act debut in Ginza, launching an avant-garde counterpart to the e..
Munich Opening Social Stylights
We threw an Oktoberfest themed party for the opening of our new Munich Flagship boutique where we invited Munich’s..
Kris Wu & Shawn Dou Duke It Out, MCM Style!
Put up your dukes: this season, MCM debuted the next generation of backpack shapes celebrating mobility, heritage ..
MCM Opens in Chengu LOTTE
It’s official: MCM debuted in the world’s largest “New Century Global Centre” in Chengdu. Celebrated as China’s la..

Prev

Next

Holiday Time - Mademoiselle Robot in the Gers

13-08-2012

The life of a freelancer has its ups and downs - although I am still looking for the downs - but one definite plus for us free internet agents is to be able to work from anywhere in the world... Especially in the Summer months. While London was getting increasingly busy because of the Olympics and since the weather was far from perfect, I decided to up it and leave to spend the whole of August in my holiday home in the Gers (South West of France). 


40e13b4ee3ec11e1b70422000a1e9621_7

202e7592e3ec11e19c031231380e6971_7


The Gers isn't a very touristy area and is still pretty rural so it makes for a perfect retreat from the fashion world! I spend my time here going to antique fairs, reading books, buying fresh fruit and vegetables at the local farmer's markets to experiment with new recipes, I go to the cafe once a day to drink a "creme" and chat with the locals... The dream! After a busy year, it is just what the doctor ordered. 


On my way there, I stopped over in Paris to sign off the final layout of my book which was definitely a high note to start the holiday! It looks wonderful and I can't wait to show it off. But back to the holidays - with all my senses on high alert, I feel so inspired when I am here, it is like I am replenishing my brain full of images, ready to go back to London at the end of the month and write, write and write some more.


P8121530


Sure enough, no holiday would be complete without my trusted reversible shopper! It now accompanies me on all my travels because of its versatility. It is casual chic at its best! I am plotting a little series of posts where I will show you all the things I carry with my shopper, so stay tuned! For now, I wanted to show you some holiday snaps I took :)


56916652e3e811e19fe21231380f3636_7

P8121515

add632b6e31211e1b03f123138104623_7

edb0c096e31111e1bacf1231380f8dc9_7

P8121519


As you can see, my country holiday style is pretty minimal: I live in denim shorts and tee-shirts! This time I literally only took two pairs of denim shorts (one black, one bright green) and a few tee-shirts. Of course I had to also have a few more glamourous bits and bobs for my short stay in Paris, but they feel so out of place here in the countryside that I tend to keep them in the closet. My only concession to glamour and sophistication in the Summer is through my accessories - more specifially my bag - which is why I always bring at least one MCM bag with me. The reversible shopper is perfect as it brings a pop of colour when I wear it in this way but it can also be more classically chic if I wear it with the monogrammed side on show. 


4c35c62ae0c411e1b46022000a1cdc13_7

d485e2d2dfff11e18e3c22000a1e8b97_7

P8121525


Please admire my bag once more before I go!


shopper


Traduction - Je suis en vacances dans le Gers en ce moment et je ne me separe pas de mon compagnon favori: le shoppeur reversible! Quand je suis en vacances a la campagne, mon style est tres simple: je n'emporte que deux shorts et quelques tee-shirts - pas de chichis... Je compte sur mon sac pour m'apporter une touche de sophistication. 


Mon programme pendant mon sejour en France est tres leger, je vais au marche acheter des fruits et legumes frais, je fais les brocantes, je lis et je puise l'inspiration pour mon retour a Londres. Pour resumer: je me ressource et c'est merveilleux!


Much love, Mademoiselle Robot xoxo



Tags
Holiday , Shopper , Reversible , Blogger , MCM
Comment
+0