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Monthly Archives: September 2012

the biker jacket

By Marlene | Published: 21. September 2012
When I first saw this jacket on a woman at the shows in Copenhagen, I had an instant crush on it. I asked her where it was from and I was half afraid she'd say: "Oh, this little thing? It's Balenciaga." (Because most of the people you meet at fashion weeks live in a different shopping universe). Instead she said: "It's from Mango." Excuse me, what? Did [...]

the london look

By Marlene | Published: 17. September 2012
Oh, London. We hadn't see each other in too long. I'd almost forgotten how dear you are to me. You reminded me again this weekend. When I picked up two pounds of Weekend Guardian in the morning and the news agent called me "luv", six times in one minute. When I had afternoon tea at Liberty. When I bit into a scone with clotted cream. When a Martini tasted [...]

a week in fashion: interlude

By Marlene | Published: 3. September 2012
Haven't got much time to write at the moment, but here's one thing I wanted to share: Cat Power's new album Sun is out today and, oh my, I love it. Truly love it. Although sunny it ain't. It'll make for the perfect fall soundtrack. P.S. This is her in the book "Tomboy Style". Which I also love.