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Category Archive: fashion

1 piece, 3 looks || sustainable jeans from armed angels

By Marlene | Published: 9. December 2019
|| Paid partnership with ARMEDANGELS || How do you start? When you enjoy clothes. And shopping. The thrill of finding something unexpectedly good at the shops. The ritual of unwrapping that something for the first time. When the new season comes, or the next sale, or you simply see a picture on Instagram of a piece that you should probably buy IMMEDIATELY [...]

home story || the family room

By Marlene | Published: 9. October 2019
|| Advertisement ||contains affiliate links Last Friday morning I stood at the supermarket checkout, exitedly clutching a bunch of copies of the latest issue of Couch featuring our home story. Friday afternoon we went to the hardware store to buy some plywood and brackets for two new DIYs (I know it’s said that a relationship that survies IKEA can [...]

Wardrobe update || leather for fall

By Marlene | Published: 30. August 2019
The downside of spending even a little bit of time in Copenhagen, especially during Fashion Week: you immediately want to scandify your wardrobe. Wear long floating dresses with chunky trainers. Add layers of gold chains to a simple white tee and oversized blazer combo. Do the Pernille braid. The upside is that none of these things are particularly difficult [...]

How to travel with a carry-on only (and why I’ve taken to wearing a bum bag)

By Marlene | Published: 1. August 2019
Paid partnership with Maison Héroïne My parents still like telling the story of the time I almost missed the train to holiday camp in Denmark, because I was dragging a heavy suitcase behind me. Things didn’t really improve after that. I have gone travelling with idiotic amounts of beauty products, dresses that I didn’t even want to wear at home [...]