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Monthly Archives: July 2011

a week in fashion #29

By Marlene | Published: 31. July 2011
IMG_7692 *Would it rain? Wouldn't it rain? Could we wear the clothes we'd bought/made for the wedding? Why was it suddenly autumn in July? After a week of checking the weather reports for Friday when our friends Steffi and Chrissi got married, in the end the weather didn't really matter. It was a great wedding! And I didn't need the emergency flipflops until the very [...]

brighter days

By Marlene | Published: 27. July 2011
69640008 Remember when it was still warm and sunny outside? During Fashion Week! I saw actress Pheline Roggan before the Lala Berlin show wearing the kind of dress and boots I wish I had in my closet to quickly throw on for a summer evening out. (more...)

a week in fashion #28

By James | Published: 23. July 2011
MCMbag *I wasn't quite sure what to think when I was given this bag by MCM to transport copies of Derzeit for the Metroplis project. It wasn't exactly my style. But people don't often stop me in the street to ask where I get luggage from and the suitcase was definitely easier to spot on the airport carousel than my usual black one (indeed I didn't need to spot it - [...]

quiet drama

By Marlene | Published: 21. July 2011
70170005 After last season's show, I arrived at the Dawid Tomaszewski presentation expecting something dramatic. And he delivered. The collection was quite overwhelming to look at. There was a lot of fuchsia! With crystals! And face masks! With more crystals! (more...)

dave’s suit

By James | Published: 20. July 2011
IMG_7387_2 Dave is an artist. When he came to me for a suit, he already had quite a clear idea about what he wanted: a tweed suit (Harris tweed, if at all possible) with "a fish twist". (more...)