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Tag Archive: bag

the blues

By Marlene | Published: 21. April 2012
Is it really time to start thinking about fall? When spring is only just warming up? Part of me would prefer to think about clothes only when it's time to wear them. It's the same part that tries to buy a bikini every year in June and gets openly laughed at by sales staff. A bikini? In June? Whatever next - a coat in October? Ahahahahaha! Here, let me show [...]


By James | Published: 6. April 2012
What a terrible boyfriend I am, keeping secrets from Marlene! She gets to see all the things I design first, normally before they're even finished and when they're still being developed. With her away from Berlin for a month, I had the opportunity to work on a few things and keep them a surprise. Like this one... The Marlene clutch in neon yellow! I [...]

worth waiting for

By Marlene | Published: 5. April 2012
James: "So, I designed a new bag today." Me: "Ooohhhh, what does it look like?" James: "You'll just have to wait and see." Me: "Can't you send me a picture?" James: "I'll show it to you in two weeks, when you come home." Me: "But that's two whole weeks!" James: "It'll be worth the wait. It looks great though..." Me: "Not even one tiny little picture? [...]

a week in fashion #63

By Marlene | Published: 2. April 2012
*I go away for a month and what happens? James designs a whole bunch of new handbags (did I ask to see the bags before I even said hello to James when I came home? No! Well, maybe). We've been busy taking pictures of them the past few of days. Here's a little preview of his latest design. It's a tote. It's black. It's amazing. And that's only half of it. [...]