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the five minute fix || pleated skirt

By Marlene | Published: 31. December 2016
spruced-fuenfminutenloesung-plisseerock-look1 I had similar expectations of this five minute fix that a 17-year-old has of New Year’s Eve. I wanted to build a small set for taking the pictures. Buy fabulous props. Borrow loads of great tops and shoes and pleated skirts. All before Christmas so that you’d be able to buy everything online in time to have it delivered by the end of this year. As in the [...]

the five minute fix || home office

By Marlene | Published: 1. December 2016
spruced-5minutenloesung-homeoffice-look1 A couple of months ago I got a sweet email from someone who’d bought my book. Here’s some of what it said: „If you ever write a follow-up to Stilvoll, it would be great to include some tips for working from home. I’m always looking for an alternative to jogging pants, yoga wear and pajamas.“ As it’s currently taking me months to answers emails, [...]

five of the best || fisherman’s cap

By Marlene | Published: 3. November 2016
spruced-charlottekraska-fishermanscap I own a good dozen scarves in a variety of greys, at least five pairs of black gloves and way too many coats. But I wear the same hat every winter, the inevitable beanie from Cos. There’s nothing wrong with it, and yet I’m thinking the same thing that I think every year around this time: It’d be nice to wear something a little more interesting. Like [...]

my style || anja

By Marlene | Published: 31. October 2016
spruced-mystyle-anjatimme-1 This blog is effectively nothing but an excuse to ask women that I admire about their style. One such woman is Anja Timme. I’ve wanted to interview her ever since we first met last year, when I very impolitely kept staring at her bamboo handbag: a crescent-shaped Japanese picnic basket that I was afraid would be vintage – it is, more about which later –, [...]