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Monthly Archives: November 2015

five of the best || black loafers

By Marlene | Published: 27. November 2015
So I totally wanted to do this post in October. Remember October? Freakishly warm weather, lots of sun, happy days. But then other things keep moving to the top of the to-do-list and now it’s the end of November, which means it would make so much more sense to write about winter boots. Except I’m crap at shopping for winter boots, as I am with most items [...]


By Marlene | Published: 18. November 2015
„Why don’t you come along“, my friend Miriam said last week, and so we sat at Berlin’s Huxleys Neue Welt on Friday evening, waiting together for Miranda July to talk about her new book The First Bad Man. It was a fabulous reading, that July deftly steered away from the self-indulgent interviewer, and we could’ve stayed for another few hours to listen [...]
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my copenhagen | cecilie

By Marlene | Published: 12. November 2015
It might be my genes, but visiting Copenhagen makes me feel like I’m going home, even though I’ve never lived there. I met Cecilie on one of my last trips when we worked together on a story I wrote. Once we got chatting, I knew that I wanted to ask her for her personal city guide to Copenhagen. She works as the head of PR for the Danish Fashion Institute [...]