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Category Archive: fashion

my workout (or why the worst time to start a sport might be perfect timing)

By Marlene | Published: 27. June 2019
It was absolutely the wrong day to start working out. My accountant had called the previous day with news that I had to pay back a lot more money for 2017 than I had anticipated. The week before that, someone had unintentionally taken my suitcase instead of theirs from the bus (although I didn’t know it was unintentional at the time and it would take over [...]

3 looks for the playground

By Marlene | Published: 22. June 2019
It might not be the best idea to change the format of a new series for the second ever episode. But! When a reader asked me after the first installment of 1 piece, 3 looks (I can’t find the original comment – apologies!), if I could feature three outfits for the playground that did not involve the usual jeans-and-a-t-shirt combination, I decided to [...]

summer beauty || budget & first class

By Marlene | Published: 19. June 2019
|| Advertisement ||contains affiliate links One of the face masks I most frequently use costs about the same as a scoop of ice cream. My favourite hair product, which is as expensive as it is without an alternative, costs about as much as an EasyJet ticket to Thessaloniki. Here's little summer edition of 12 beauty products that are worth getting – both [...]