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Monthly Archives: May 2012

a week in fashion #70

By Marlene | Published: 27. May 2012
Sitting in the sun, eating ice cream, drinking punch and getting tipsy right in the middle of the afternoon - it was that kind of wonderful weekend. And here's some good stuff from the rest of the week: *I have a few thoughts on the trailer for The Great Gatsby. One: That movie is going to be spectacular. Two: Or terrible. Three: Either way, it's going [...]
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hello, miss petersen

By Marlene | Published: 25. May 2012
I took some pictures of the lovely Melanie last week in the blazer James made for her (Why, you might wonder? Well, it's for James's new website and online shop. Coming soon!) But right now I want to tell you about Melanie's own label and online shop: Hello Petersen, where she sells "delightful things for everyday". Now, first of all, who doesn't want [...]
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a week in fashion #69

By Marlene | Published: 21. May 2012
I've been going through my photo archives this week. Not because I'm at all diligent about backing up files (one day my computer will crash, everything will be lost and I will cry), but because I was having a bad case of procrastination. I found this picture I took in Paris a couple of years ago - a favourite place in one of my favourite cities. And a good [...]
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mirror, mirror

By Marlene | Published: 17. May 2012
I have a couple of go-to sunglasses, classic aviators from RayBan and this pair from Céline. But right now I quite fancy some mirrored shades. Very 80s. Very Highway Patrol Officer. Possibly very wrong, yet somehow just right. My inspiration: Anna Laub, who's wearing a pair from her own line Prism here. Can you imagine anything better than your own collection [...]