Out of everything I’ve discovered renovating an apartment – building work will take approximately six months longer than expected, three visits to Ikea in one day is two visits too many, it is impossible to get rid of the last moving box – the thing has made me particularly crazy is how difficult it is to find beautiful bedside tables. (If you think „crazy“ [...]
On our last day in Vennebjörke, our host said to us that, yes, it’s a lot of work looking after an over 400 year old house and taking care of their own holiday home as well. „But this place is just good for the heart.“
I haven’t spent much time in Switzerland, but I get the feeling from Henriette Kuhrt’s column in NZZ Bellevue that I’d meet many terribly polite people. The ones who post their questions to her column Hat das Stil? certainly seem to be.
It’s the last shopping weekend before Christmas and if you’re anything like me that means you’re currently in a state of mild full-blown panic about all the presents you still need to get. Before I go out and brave the crowds, here are six books that would make great gifts. And if you're not giving them away, give them to yourself. As a treat for all [...]
My book Stilvoll is out now. Click on the cover to order.
I'm Marlene and this is my blog, where I share stories about style, beauty, design and all things that spruce up the everyday. I like men's shirts, good tailoring and a kick-ass red lipstick. My grandmother taught me that one can never own too many shoes. And who would I be to question my grandmother.
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