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Monthly Archives: July 2012

travel beauty

By Marlene | Published: 30. July 2012
Monday - time for the new style column. Every week, my friend Okka asks me a style question which I then try to answer in a way that makes me look like I know what I'm talking about. So far, we've covered t-shirts and parkas. Okka and I are having a lot of fun with this. And hopefully so are you. Now, to the question... (more…)

heat wave

By Marlene | Published: 27. July 2012
Summer! It's here! And I couldn't be happier about it. But... (you knew that "but" was coming, didn't you?) But I'm also in shock. 30 degrees? Really? Nothing I could find in my closet this morning seemed to match this kind of weather. Then I remembered what my friend Lara wore during fashion week and it's pretty much the perfect outfit for a hot day [...]

okka’s blazer

By James | Published: 25. July 2012
Over the past year and a half I've shared a number of my creations on this blog. When I do, I always hope the pictures tell the story. I do try to add to them, writing what the idea was and where it came from. The truth is that I can only ever give half of the information. Each and every piece I make is for someone in particular, the end result is always [...]

a week in fashion #74

By Marlene | Published:
*These shoes tick all the boxes for a perfect buy (yeah, I say that about a lot of shoes. But these really do!). Because, one, I didn't expect to find them. Two: They are, uh, "inspired by" the Liya heels from Alexander Wang, which I had been dreaming about for months and which also have a pricetag that I wasn't going to pay in reality. Three: The price of [...]
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