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Monthly Archives: April 2012

my tan

By Marlene | Published: 30. April 2012
It's the new style column. In light of current weather conditions - 25 degrees, sunshine, at least in Berlin - I'd like to make a confession: I don't tan. I get freckles instead. Which I'm not complaining about. They're quite pretty and by the end of August I usually have so many that you could mistake them for a light tan. But at the beginning of summer [...]
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a week in fashion #67

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*Another goodie from my Press Days rounds: the Rika sweater with a tiny piercing in the neck line. This is about as rock 'n' roll as mohair gets. Also: I wish this sweater had been around as an alternative when I got my belly button pierced back in the day. (more…)
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suede bomber

By James | Published: 24. April 2012
I am someone who wears a lot of bomber jackets. Sometimes dressed up with a shirt and tie, sometimes dressed down with a t-shirt. Get yourself a good one and you will get a lot of use out of it. I own quite a few different types: leather ones, all manner of different cotton versions and even a couple made from wool. I feel like I know what a bomber jacket [...]

the rucksack

By Marlene | Published: 23. April 2012
New week, new style column. The time: Last week. The place: Berlin Mitte. The players: Me. And Me. Me: "Notice something? Lost of people out with rucksacks." Me: "You mean the tourists?" "No, the hipster girls." "Oh those! Just ignore them." "Why? I think it looks cute. See that girl over there? With the boots, the long skirt and the leather [...]