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Monthly Archives: December 2013

best buy of 2013

By Marlene | Published: 31. December 2013
Spruced_APCTrenchcoat1 I can't believe that 2013 is almost over. Wasn't it just January? As much as I look forward to 2014, and before we all put on our party dresses, I thought I'd toast my favourite buy of the past year. Which isn't terribly deep, but I'm in a champagne kind of mood. It's a trenchcoat from A.P.C. And here's why it's a favourite: I thought about it for months. [...]
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inspiration: burgundy

By Marlene | Published: 18. December 2013
Spruced_BugundyPicks_Test1 I had planned this post for early October. I know that so exactly because every year when autumn arrives, I suddenly want to wear burgundy. That was two months ago, but when I came across this picture today I decided to post it anyway. Because I needed a reminder to wear other colours besides black at the moment. Because my favourite buy of the year is in [...]

keeping up appearances

By Marlene | Published: 12. December 2013
Spruced_DecemberBeauty When they set up the Christmas market in front of the office building I'm spending a lot of time in at the moment in early November, I laughed. It was sunny, it was a balmy 12 degrees, the idea of drinking Glühwein seemed absurd. Now it's the middle of December and I, as is traditional by now, have not accomplished anything related to December 24th – not [...]