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Tag Archive: Copenhagen fashion week

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, [...]

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 [...]

a quick flirt

By Marlene | Published: 8. February 2013
Spruced_Cecilie1 Can I confess something to you? It still takes quite some courage for me to approach someone in the street for their picture. James asked me once why it made me so nervous. He said: How would you feel if someone asked you? I said: Flattered, probably. So I try to remember that every time I go up to someone I don't know, but whose style I like, pretending [...]

nué

By Marlene | Published: 4. February 2013
Spruced_Nue_Copenhagen1 After the shows in Stockholm and Copenhagen I'm back in Berlin and back from the parallel universe that is "fashion week". I really did feel like an alien some of the time. It's not that it doesn't seem like a pure luxury to me to look at nothing but clothes for five days and seriously think about what trouser length will be "important" next season. To eat [...]

elinor

By Marlene | Published: 29. August 2012
Spruced_CopenhagenFashionWeek_Elinor copy Last time I ran into Elinor, I didn't have my camera with me. This time? I came better prepared. Thankfully! Because her outfit that day - just as every time I meet her - captured perfectly what Scandinavian style is about for me: laid-back, playful, but always polished. With a way of making neutrals look, well, cool. Because I can't think of a better word [...]