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Monthly Archives: February 2013

a classic camel coat

By Marlene | Published: 28. February 2013
Spruced_CamelCoat1 You know it's fashion week when you don't read the papers online in the morning, but browse the collections on style.com for breakfast instead. Newsflash: I just lost my heart to this camel coat from Dries Van Noten! (Have a look at the rest of the collection, too. I'm swooning). There's an almost inflationary use of the description "classic" in fashion, [...]

the writing life

By Marlene | Published: 26. February 2013
Spruced_TheWritingLife Things were looking up the Friday before last. I had come home after a job in Munich and had nothing ahead of me but seven days of not working, or at least not working like a loon. I was looking forward to those seven days. I was going to tidy up the flat a little bit. Okay, a lot bit. And plan my new home office. And frame some pictures. And order a lamp. [...]
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a week in fashion #84

By Marlene | Published: 18. February 2013
Spruced_Awif84_Bulbs1 Ah, Sunday. What a lovely day - to get sick. The cold I've been having some tough negotiations with over the last few weeks finally got the upper hand today, so I spent the day in bed, laptop on my belly, stack of magazines beside me, thinking about... bulbs. Specifically, where I could find the kinds of bulbs I saw at the Capsule fashion fair a few weeks [...]
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basics from bruuns bazaar

By Marlene | Published: 15. February 2013
Spruced_BruunsBazaar_LittleBlackDress1 After my post about the black skirt, Christiane asked me if I could suggest other good labels for affordable basics to her. Who knows why I didn't hink of Bruuns Bazaar right away. In fact, it's not one of those labels that immediately comes to mind when you're thinking "shopping!", but one where you'll often end up finding those things you're always looking [...]

the jewellery of zarah voigt

By Marlene | Published: 13. February 2013
Spruced_ZarahVoigt_MoonRay1 I discovered the jewellery of Zarah Voigt a few years ago through my friend Sidsel, who owns a pair of incredible plexiglas earings from Zarah. I got the chance to look at her latest collection Moon Ray when I went to Copenhagen a couple of weeks ago and, just like her other designs, it's something pretty special. The necklaces, earrings and rings, which [...]