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By Marlene | Published: 28. March 2011

If I could raid anyone’s shoe closet, it would be Elisabeth’s. There are the Chloé ankle boots, the Isabel Marant pumps, the Alaia booties, the Porselli ballerinas. She doesn’t have hundreds of pairs, she just has exactly the ones that everyone else ends up admiring. Same goes for the jewellry. In the months we spent working together last year, she wore a spectacularly beautiful necklace from Yves Saint Laurent a lot, paired with just a simple t-shirt and jeans.

When I went around to her apartment to take these pictures, I was surprised that there weren’t more clothes in her closet. She knows what she likes and sticks with it. In fact, her wardrobe is enviously well-edited (well, she is a journalist). And laid-back in a way that makes me think of the women in Paris (she used to live there after all). Also very French: her fringe. This is what I imagine the late 60s in Paris looked like.

So, from the Alexander Wang “Daria” duffle bag to the Breton stripe shirts, the vintage Céline clutch to her L’Artisan fragrance, these are some of Elisabeth’s favourite things:

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  1. hannah Stauss
    Posted 28. March 2011 at 21:15 | Permalink

    das ist elisabeth raether! oder?
    ich finds spannend und würde mich freuen mehr sowas zu lesen! 🙂

    • marlene
      Posted 29. March 2011 at 10:57 | Permalink

      Danke! Freut mich, dass es dir gefällt. Bald gibt’s mehr…

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