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Tag Archive: Marlene clutch

a cure for the winter blues

By James | Published: 10. January 2013
Spruced_metallics_1a Oh, how I loathe the Berlin winter. We are already 10 days in and I haven't yet seen the sun this year. The forecast says it is only going to get worse in the coming days. Maybe this is the perfect opportunity to share a little preview of summer. What better antidote to the grey skies and constant rain than these "Marlene" clutches in hot candy wrapper metallic [...]

multi-coloured

By James | Published: 18. October 2012
Spruced_MarleneMulti_1 Since I made that first "Marlene bag", it's fair to say I've made it in a few different colours. Some have been my idea, made simply because I wanted to, or because I found a leather that I just had to work with. Others have been made to match someone's look for a wedding or Christmas party. (more...)

www.jamescastle.de

By James | Published: 13. July 2012
spruced_website1 Drum roll, please! I have a new website! Of course I will carry on sharing the things I'm working on here, but I also now have a website to better showcase my work (and to make buying my designs even easier). If you have been thinking about a made-to-measure jacket, or a hand-sewn bag, or anything else you might want for your closet, why not take a look [...]

ka-pow!

By James | Published: 6. April 2012
Spruced_JamesCastle_NeonClutch1 What a terrible boyfriend I am, keeping secrets from Marlene! She gets to see all the things I design first, normally before they're even finished and when they're still being developed. With her away from Berlin for a month, I had the opportunity to work on a few things and keep them a surprise. Like this one... The Marlene clutch in neon yellow! I [...]