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Sweet n’raw’s Xmas Gift Guide: BUNNY


December is flying by! Only less than ten days till Christmas and if you are still behind with your gift shopping list, it’s time to get moving! This is the fourth part from our annual gift guide and it’s a darn cut one! I’ve always had a little obsession with bunny slippers, always wanted them, never have been able to find them. This year, i wanted to make a gift idea post for all of those bunny lovers out there. It’s all about the furry garments, the fuzzy slippers, sweet perfume and some pretty, pretty, powdery shades. Are you ready?

bunny splurge


  1. Rabbit gloves, Eugenia Kim
  2. Bunny ears ring, Natasha Zinko
  3. Bunny jumper, Markus Lupfer
  4. Rabbit hat, Maison Michel
  5. Turtleneck sweater, Matthew Williamson
  6. Flowerbomb Fairy perfume, Viktor & Rolf
  7. Plush bunny, Jellycat
  8. Nail polish trio, Tom Ford
  9. Pink evening dress, Lela Rose
  10. Pom pom flats, Nina Ricci
  11. Pom pom heels, Jimmy Choo
  12. Love pillow, Calypso St. Barth
  13. Shoulder bag, Saint Laurent Paris

bunny steal


  1. Bunny jumper, Topshop
  2. Beanie, Oysho
  3. Rabbit sweatshirt, Topshop
  4. Violetta iPhone case, Moschino
  5. Suede flats, Zara
  6. Champagne cocktail dress, Topshop
  7. My Little Chloe perfume, Chloe
  8. Nail polish set, Essie
  9. Ankle-strap heels, Zara
  10. Rabbit moleskin journal, Etsy
  11. Vanity bag, Oysho
  12. Bunny mug, Amazon
  13. Pink shoulder bag, Kate Spade

And that’s it for our bunny guide! I hope you could get some great ideas for your loved ones and we still have time for a couple of more! Stay tuned!

Christmas Eve -7!




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Sweet n’raw’s Xmas Gift Guide: LA GARÇONNE


December is just getting started and so is the Holiday season. You know what that means right? Lots of parties and gatherings and Christmas preparations: decorating the house, planning the dinner menu and then there’s my favorite part, shopping for presents and making wish lists! If you have been reading me for a while, you already know how I do it. If this is your first year with me, here’s how it goes: I don’t make lists for the boyfriend, the girlfriend, the parents or the best friend. I focus on cliches (I’m a cliche lover and there’s nothing wrong with being one, that’s part of the irony of my work as an artist and illustrator) because everybody, no matter how hard they try to fight it, has a favorite cliche of their own.

For our first part of this gift guide, I went with the one that defines me: the francophile in me. As you already know, I am a lover of all things French and all Parisian stereotypes. So leaving the pastels and macarons aside, here are some present ideas for that sister or friend (or yourself) that has a little garçonne living inside her brain.



  1. T-shirt, Moschino
  2. Beret, Eugenia Kim
  3. Striped top, T by Alexander Wang
  4. Pointy flats, Tabitha Simmons
  5. Red dress, Alexander McQueen
  6. No. 5 Perfume, Chanel
  7. Merci thank you notes, Selfridges
  8. Paris Je t’aime cushion, Jules Pansu
  9. Oversize sunnies, Oscar de la Renta
  10. Nail polish trio, YSL La Laque Couture
  11. Pierre le Baer, Nikoki
  12. Two tone pumps, Alexandre Birman
  13. 2.55 vintage bag, Chanel

garconne steal


  1. Striped jumper, Topshop
  2. Red beret, ASOS
  3. Double-breasted coat, Zara
  4. Pink ballet flats, Repetto
  5. Red sunnies, Zara
  6. Paris perfume, YSL Beauty
  7. Red dress, DVF (The Outnet)
  8. Two tone pumps, Zara
  9. Paris Street Style book, Urban Outfitters
  10. Eiffel tower mug, Bed Bath and Beyond
  11. Red lip crayon, Tarte
  12. Nail polish trio, Essie
  13. Quilted shoulder bag, Rebecca Minkoff

Already adding items to your Christmas shopping list? I hope this helps you get some fresh and original ideas for yourself or your loved ones. I still have  a lot of gift guide cliches to show you, so keep checking back!

Have a lovely, lovely December day,


Illustrations: Ana Sofia Alanis
Images: Zara, Net-a-porter, Topshop, Polyvore, Sephora, Selfridges, Essie

All texts, illustrations and collages are made by me, it’s forbidden to re-post without previous request (sweetnrawme@gmail.com) and images must link back to this site


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Sweet n’raw’s X’mas Gift Guide: QUEEN OF DIAMONDS

queen of diamonds

It’s almost Friday and as days go by, X’mas is getting closer and closer. Office parties, dinners with friends, family get-togethers are filling up our calendars and gifts to buy are seriously piling up. We still have 10 days to finish shopping and wrapping our presents. And since Christmas is not the time to browse and look around (more like pushing and elbowing fellow shoppers in search of the perfect item), it’s better to go shopping knowing exactly what to get and where to get it. This is the fourth part of Sweet n’Raw’s X’mas Shopping Guide and one that will help you a lot on your gift quest.

There’s a princess inside every girl and most of us have a weakness for all things glittery. That is why today I’m giving you, wait for it… the Queen of Diamonds. So if you have a friend that’s lusting over those pretty, shiny  phone cases… If you have a friend that owns more sequin jumpers than she does shoes… If you know someone who is a sucker for all things embellished and embroidered… If powdery shades and nude are your colleague’s favorite… If a chignon and a delicate skater dress make up for the perfect holiday party outfit, this is the list you are gonna need to check out.

queen splurge

  1. Lingerie set, Stella McCartney
  2. Nail polish selection (Silver Smoke, Gold Haze, Naked), Tom Ford
  3. Jewel clutch, Marchesa
  4. Glitter oxfords, Miu Miu
  5. Bow dress, RED Valentino
  6. Sequin jumper, Haute Hippie
  7. iPad cover, Dsquared
  8. Reflection eau de parfum, Amouage
  9. Crystal ring, Lanvin
  10. Statement necklace, J. Crew
  11. Clear pumps, Gianvito Rossi

diamonds steal

  1. Mirror box, Zara Home
  2. Nail polish selection (Yogaga, Beyond cozy, No place like chrome), Essie
  3. Jewel clutch, Miss Selfridge
  4. Two-tone flats, Vince Camuto
  5. Glitter iPhone cover, J. Crew
  6. Escale aux Marquises perfume, Dior
  7. Sequin dress, Topshop
  8. Embellished jumper, Topshop
  9. Statement necklace, Zara
  10. Le Petit Patisserie travel set, Laura Mercier
  11. T-bar heels, Zara

I hope you can get some great gift ideas from here. Let me know how that shopping trip goes!

Sweet kisses…

Sweet kisses…


Illustrations: Ana Sofia Alanis
Image sources:  Zara, My Theresa, Selfridges, Polyvore, Topshop, Net-a-porter

All texts, illustrations and collages are made by me, it’s forbidden to re-post without previous request (sweetnrawme@gmail.com) and images must link back to this site

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