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fall favourites

By Marlene | Published: 3. November 2014
Spruced-FallFavourites-Portrait Golden leaves, hot chocolate on the sofa, stews that last for days and a soft light that makes everything and everyone look better – this is the time of year when I forget what winter is like in Berlin, because fall is putting on a magic show. Soon enough, I’ll have to think about wrapping myself in ten layers of thermal underwear, but for now I’m enjoying [...]

timeless beauty

By Marlene | Published: 17. May 2013
Spruced_BeautyEssentials My birthday is coming up very soon. Okay, tomorrow. I made a crack in the dinner invitation about the fact that I will then be the same age as George Clooney was when it all started happening for him. I don't know what Clooney's beauty routine looks like. He so rarely invites me around his house to snoop around the bathroom. I imagine it involves slapping [...]

the other woman

By Marlene | Published: 27. March 2013
Spruced_OtherStories_LittleBlackDress1 Lately I've been trying to change my buying habits, especially after the big closet clean out at the beginning of the year. Shopping, when I do, for things that I will get a lot out of. A good quality silk shirt. A classic coat. A blazer that works with everything. Pieces for seven days a week. Extravagant mostly in that I will want to wear them too much. This [...]

& other stories is now open

By Marlene | Published: 8. March 2013
Spruced_OtherStories_OnlineShop1 This week just keeps on giving. After my excitement yesterday that James' collection of metallic clutches is finally available, here's another treat: H&M's new brand & Other Stories opened their online shop today! Once I got through the front door, I headed straight for this dress, although I didn't get it in pink, but in black. And I could've just kept adding [...]
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a good (night) story

By Marlene | Published: 28. January 2013
Spruced_&OtherStories1 It's now 2.30am. I have to get up in three hours. Why am I not sleeping? WHY? The harder I'm trying, the more impossible it is to shut my eyes. I guess I'm too excited about going to Stockholm in the morning. My first time visiting fashion week up there, although I had hoped that for my premiere I'd be accessorizing with something other than big black bags [...]
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