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Monthly Archives: February 2012

a week in fashion #57

By Marlene | Published: 11. February 2012
Spruced_Aweekinfashion57 *This is the TOR lipstick from Uslu Airlines - developed by 11 straight guys wanting to find the perfect lipstick colour for women. Which, first of all, is pretty sweet of them to try. Secondly: they succeeded. That colour really is perfect. I love wearing it. James likes seeing it. Thanks, guys! *I adore Gucci Westman's apartment on T magazine's "Profile [...]
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lights on

By Marlene | Published: 9. February 2012
Spruced_DiamondLights_EricTherner "Big girls need big diamonds." So perhaps Liz Taylor was talking about actual diamonds. But since my budget doesn't currently allow for a visit to the jewellers, I got the next best thing: the BIG Diamond Lights bulb by Eric Therner. It's so beautiful I don't want to cover it with a lampshade. Instead, I'm planning to hang it next to the bed as a reading [...]

les bettys

By Marlene | Published: 8. February 2012
Spruced_LesBettys After I had spent the fourth consecutive day hiding at home in my sweatpants last week, I realised even in my winter-induced stupor: Enough! This has got to stop. I need get up on a pair of heels again. And why not right now for my breakfast date with Lexi? (more…)

fashion fatigue

By Marlene | Published: 6. February 2012
Spruced_Stilkolumne_FashionFatigue Time for new style column - that isn't about style at all. It was last Wednesday. Might've been Thursday. I was sitting on the couch, reading a magazine. "Slimming fashion" was the headline. I ate the last bite of my sandwich while I was looking at trousers that supposedly make you drop a dress size instantly. Then I put the magazine away, went to the [...]
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a week in fashion #56

By James | Published:
spruced_weekinfashion56 *If there is a positive to all the cold weather, it would have to be that at least there aren't too many distractions getting in the way of work. When you have as much to do as I do at the moment the absence of a desire to go out really is a good thing. Locked up in the studio I have got a surprising amount done, including finding some time to sketch this new [...]