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Tag Archive: Mango

five of the best || black loafers

By Marlene | Published: 27. November 2015
Spruced-FiveOfTheBest-BlackLoafer So I totally wanted to do this post in October. Remember October? Freakishly warm weather, lots of sun, happy days. But then other things keep moving to the top of the to-do-list and now it’s the end of November, which means it would make so much more sense to write about winter boots. Except I’m crap at shopping for winter boots, as I am with most items [...]

basics: the black maxi dress

By Marlene | Published: 24. July 2014
Spruced-Basics-BlackMaxiDress1 We booked our summer holiday this week. That would be next year’s summer holiday. I know, I know. Who plans anything that far in advance? Parents that’s who. Which I sometimes still can’t quite believe I am now. But as much as I like the idea of rocking up at the airport with a carry-on and taking the first flight to somewhere sunny, well, I never really [...]

the biker jacket

By Marlene | Published: 21. September 2012
Spruced_BikerJacket_Suede1 When I first saw this jacket on a woman at the shows in Copenhagen, I had an instant crush on it. I asked her where it was from and I was half afraid she'd say: "Oh, this little thing? It's Balenciaga." (Because most of the people you meet at fashion weeks live in a different shopping universe). Instead she said: "It's from Mango." Excuse me, what? Did [...]