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Monthly Archives: January 2012

thinking of summer #1

By Marlene | Published: 31. January 2012
Spruced_SummerinWinter_Hanneli Winter is not my friend right now. In fact, I've been thinking about breaking up with him. He's brought Siberian temperatures to Berlin and I'm having to wrap myself in four layers of clothes just to go from my desk to the kitchen for a hot chocolate. It's driving me insane. So, while winter has decided to be completely unreasonable, I will post one of [...]

a week in fashion #55

By Marlene | Published: 29. January 2012
Spruced_WeekinFashion_55 *Ah, lazy Sunday. I'm going to spend it on the couch, painting my nails, drinking coffee, drinking another coffee, watching the fashion specials on 3sat and reading the first issue of German Interview. If it reads the way it looks, it's going to be good. If you can't get hold of an issue, check out the screentests on their website. Wonderful. And here's some [...]
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charlotte

By Marlene | Published: 27. January 2012
Spruced_MyStyle_Charlotte1 James and I met Charlotte the same day we met each other - first day of university in 1999. Yes, 1999. For those of you who are bad at math: that's approximately 150 years ago. We shared a flat in halls with three others and the six of us fast became friends. Fate seems too grand a word to use. After all, it was completely random that we all ended up living [...]
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favourite beauty buys from australia

By Marlene | Published: 23. January 2012
Spruced_Stilkolumne_OzBeauty Today is... style column day. When I go to another country, my first stop is usually the supermarket. Next, I hit the pharmacy. Because I love finding out how women elsewhere do their make-up, their hair, their grooming, what they find beautiful and what they use to make themselves feel beautiful. That's how I discovered Embryolisse cream in France. Matas [...]