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dreamy pyjamas

By Marlene | Published: 18. March 2015
Spruced-Pyjamas Confession: last night I went to bed in a pair of jogging bottoms and an old t-shirt. This was not an exception. Sure, it’s possible to sleep like that. But wouldn’t it be nicer in a proper pyjama? Like the one James wears from Brooks Brothers. I brought back a pair for him from England a few years back and I should’ve gotten one for myself. There’s [...]

white trainers

By Marlene | Published: 12. March 2015
Spruced-WhiteTrainers Shop assistant: „You’re looking for white trainers, right?“ Me: „How do you know?“ Shop assistant: „Because you just stopped in front of a pair in the shop window.“ Me: „Right. So, yes, I’d like to try them.“ Shop assistant: „You know, everyone was asking for white trainers last year.“ Me: „What do you mean?“ Shop assistant [...]


By Marlene | Published: 2. April 2013
Spruced_Konk1 Could you recommend a few shops in Copenhagen? That's what Manuela asked me in her comment last night. Could I ever! I almost immediately sent her a list of my favourite places. Nué and B56 were on there, which I've talked about here and here before. What I like about these two shops, what I generally like about shops in any foreign city, is that they [...]

the danish design love fest continues

By Marlene | Published: 16. January 2013
Spruced_HanKjøbenhavn1 So the sun still isn't shining on Berlin. So what. I discovered this brand of sunglasses at the SEEK fashion fair yesterday. It's called Han Kjøbenhavn and how could it not be Danish with that name? And how could I not show you these glasses right away when they're the perfect addition to what I wrote about Danish design here and here last week? Good design, [...]