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Monthly Archives: March 2014

holiday inspiration: foulard

By Marlene | Published: 21. March 2014
We’re going on holiday in a few days and it would be a mild understatement to say that I’m looking forward to sipping coconut drinks, smelling like suntan lotion and making the six-month-belly feel weightless in the sea. Yeeessssss! As I started thinking about what to take, I remembered this picture I took of Claire last year. There’s something so effortless [...]

the stan smith debate

By Marlene | Published: 18. March 2014
A few months ago, evening. Quick Instagram update before switching the light off for the night. James is asleep already. Lucky man. Lacking an intelligent person to talk to, I have the following conversation with myself. „Oh, look. Another one with the Adidas Stan Smiths.“ „Another one of what?“ „Of the stylish bloggers. This time it’s Hedvig [...]

a week in fashion #92

By Marlene | Published: 16. March 2014
| The T-Rex is designer Malaika Raiss’ good luck charm. So she made it into the charming Dinolove necklace. I like wearing mine especially on Mondays. Roar! | If you want to get lost for an afternoon, head straight over to Ida Laerke’s blog. | You know by now that I love Sandra Semburg’s street style photography. Thanks to her shot of Clémence [...]
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body oil

By Marlene | Published: 15. March 2014
Me: „Thanks for cleaning the bathroom, hon. Can I help with anything?“ James: „Yes. You could explain to me what all this stuff is?“ Me: „What stuff?“ James: „The stuff that’s taking up two shelves in the cupboard.“ Me: „You know, just the necessities.“ James: „Then why do I only have half a shelf?“ Me: „Because you’re a natural [...]

basics: the dressing gown

By Marlene | Published: 12. March 2014
Ettina only sells her own label at Thone Negrón, with one exception: she stocks a small selection of dressing gowns from Ikat that perfectly mirror the down-to-earth luxury of her own label. It’s just the kind I’d been looking for. Cut in a kimono style, it’s made from Japanese cotton with a lovely circular pattern, is wonderfully light but still heavy [...]