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Tag Archive: Isabel Marant

my fall wardrobe

By Marlene | Published: 26. October 2015
Looking back at my fall favourites from last year, I was a little surprised to see that I still love every single piece. Surprised, because nothing makes me feel more like 'I’ve got nothing to wear' than October (and November, December, January…) The cold, the wet, the grey, they take all the fun out of getting dressed. Except I think that clotheswise [...]

not so basic black

By Marlene | Published: 16. March 2015
Who knows what’s taking spring so long, but until it arrives in Berlin (and, of course, everywhere else), here’s a little inspiration for winter dressing: black from head to toe. Not exactly an original suggestion? But yes! If you do it like Ari and combine different textures and materials. Taking this as an example to mix up my black winter uniform – [...]

holiday inspiration: foulard

By Marlene | Published: 21. March 2014
We’re going on holiday in a few days and it would be a mild understatement to say that I’m looking forward to sipping coconut drinks, smelling like suntan lotion and making the six-month-belly feel weightless in the sea. Yeeessssss! As I started thinking about what to take, I remembered this picture I took of Claire last year. There’s something so effortless [...]

ari, one year later

By Marlene | Published: 19. January 2013
Exactly this time last year I was stalking Ari around fashion week. I didn't really know her then, but she really stood out in her jacket and I desperately wanted to take her picture. We were never in the same place for long enough, so it never happened. And then she suddenly stood in front of me again in that jacket earlier today, just before the final [...]

les bettys

By Marlene | Published: 8. February 2012
After I had spent the fourth consecutive day hiding at home in my sweatpants last week, I realised even in my winter-induced stupor: Enough! This has got to stop. I need get up on a pair of heels again. And why not right now for my breakfast date with Lexi? (more…)