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Monthly Archives: October 2012

not clowning around

By James | Published: 15. October 2012
With the exception of the check shirt, a lot of men stay well clear of pattern with their clothing. I think many have the feeling that it's too flamboyant, too full of pitfalls to try out. Especially now that neckties are worn less often it's possible to avoid pattern completely if you want to. Men look great in a plain shirt with chinos, a navy blazer worn [...]
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a week in fashion #79

By Marlene | Published: 14. October 2012
*Last week, I wrote about the jewellery I wear every day. Putting it on is as much of a habit as putting on mascara every morning. I don't really think about it – but I'll notice when I've forgotten. And then there's the jewellery that you wear like a kick-ass red lipstick. Sabrina Dehoff makes jewellery like that. I especially like her cocktail rings. [...]
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the peplum

By Marlene | Published: 12. October 2012
And this what I couldn't leave B56 store without: a peplum skirt. A peplum? Really? Isn't that a little too "on-trend"? A bit twee perhaps? Also: Who wants to wear a piece of clothing with a small apron attached to it? These were my thoughts – until I picked up the skirt, saw the label and decided: Mhm. If it's Altewai.Saome, it can't be all bad, because, [...]

b56 store

By Marlene | Published: 10. October 2012
Whenever anybody would ask me for travel tips for Copenhagen, I had to secretly ask my friends there for help. I might be (half) Danish. But as much as I love Copenhagen, I hadn't been to the city for more than a few days at a time since I was a teenager (and nobody ever asks me for tips on where to buy cheap beer). I finally couldn't resist my memories of [...]

a week in fashion #78

By Marlene | Published: 7. October 2012
*I'm away in Munich for a couple of weeks and since there was no room left in the suitcase because of - what else? - all the shoes, I only brought the jewellery I wore the day I left. A silver bracelet with blue stones that I bought as a teenager and that I was THIS close to selling at the flea market the other week until a friend thankfully intervened. A [...]
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