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Tag Archive: coat

a classic camel coat

By Marlene | Published: 28. February 2013
You know it's fashion week when you don't read the papers online in the morning, but browse the collections on style.com for breakfast instead. Newsflash: I just lost my heart to this camel coat from Dries Van Noten! (Have a look at the rest of the collection, too. I'm swooning). There's an almost inflationary use of the description "classic" in fashion, [...]

a quick flirt

By Marlene | Published: 8. February 2013
Can I confess something to you? It still takes quite some courage for me to approach someone in the street for their picture. James asked me once why it made me so nervous. He said: How would you feel if someone asked you? I said: Flattered, probably. So I try to remember that every time I go up to someone I don't know, but whose style I like, pretending [...]

a week in fashion #82

By Marlene | Published: 13. January 2013
*Berlin Fashion Week is two days away and since I'm somewhat doubtful that the outside temperature will change from -8 to +28 degrees before then, my wardrobe choices feel, well, limited. I'm trying to see the positive: Less choice means less fretting. I will mostly be wearing this coat from Cos, which seemed like an extravagant buy at the time - it's warm [...]