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basics: the dressing gown

By Marlene | Published: 12. March 2014
Spruced-Robe-Ikat Ettina only sells her own label at Thone Negrón, with one exception: she stocks a small selection of dressing gowns from Ikat that perfectly mirror the down-to-earth luxury of her own label. It’s just the kind I’d been looking for. Cut in a kimono style, it’s made from Japanese cotton with a lovely circular pattern, is wonderfully light but still heavy [...]

basics: the grey sweatshirt

By Marlene | Published: 30. May 2013
Spruced_Basics_TheGreySweatshirt1 Here's another one of my favourite basics. Although I should say, my ONLY basic at the moment. I've been wearing this grey sweatshirt almost non-stop in the past few weeks, as summer has decided to go on holiday, presumably somewhere far far away. I'm fairly certain that I actually wore a scarf – a scarf! – the day I bought this sweater. It's from the [...]

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 [...]