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Monthly Archives: June 2011

high five

By Marlene | Published: 18. June 2011
James wrote yesterday that men don't have much of a choice when it comes to summer dressing, except: denim shorts. He's right. A summer wardobe IS easier for girls. And yet, for the last couple of summers women have been wearing denim cut-offs hotpants. Some people would even make the argument that a girl isn't a proper fashion blogger, unless she prances [...]
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get shorty

By James | Published: 17. June 2011
Shorts are a tricky subject for men. Women can happily stay cool during the warm summer months in skirts and dresses. For men it's not always so obvious when it's acceptable for them to bare their legs. Indeed, if you care to listen to Tom Ford the answer is: never - unless you happen to be on a tennis court. Even when I do manage to navigate this satorial [...]
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a week in fashion #22

By James | Published: 13. June 2011
*I love working with traditional fabrics, so I was very excited to be asked to make a suit from Harris Tweed. I received the samples this week (pictured above), coinciding perfectly with this video on the Guardian website about how the clothe is made. (more…)

oldies but goodies

By Marlene | Published: 10. June 2011
Considering how many posts we've done about sunglasses already, they should get their own category. So while I think about that, let me show you my new ones. When it comes to sunglasses, I think classic is best. And although I bought these sunnies for the summer and want to try a new style occasionally, the ones I wear again and again and again are RayBan [...]
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the perfect bikini

By Marlene | Published: 9. June 2011
(Guys, you can skip this one. Unless you suffer from "swimming trunk anxiety". In which case you're probably not a guy.) So, can we talk about bikinis for a moment? Not that I really want to, as that seems to be the only thing every fashion mag and gossip rag is talking about at the moment. Get your bikini body. Loose ten pounds before the start of summer. [...]
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