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Tag Archive: Paris fashion week

get shirty

By Marlene | Published: 25. October 2011
If you asked James which part of the closet is his, he'd point at the right door. If you ask me the same question, I'd point at the whole closet. I'm constantly stealing his stuff, especially his shirts, particularly now that the weather's getting colder. But since I'm not completely unreasonable and understand that he might occasionally need his own clothes, [...]


By Marlene | Published: 12. October 2011
After seeing all that bling and glitz in Paris, now that I'm looking through my pictures again, this is the image I keep coming back to. It's perhaps my favourite outfit of the week. Because to me she looks like a true Parisienne. Smart and casual at the same time. I like how all of the elements of her outfit work so effortlessly well together, the pushed-up [...]

something for the weekend…

By Marlene | Published: 7. October 2011
I might've gone to Paris for the fashion, but I'm definitely going back for the food. There was the tarte tatin at Ladurée that was so delicious I let myself take half an hour to eat it, because I didn't want it to be finished. The traditionnelle from the bakery across the street that our host suggested was the best in the neighborhood and she was right. [...]
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au revoir, paris

By Marlene | Published: 4. October 2011
Last night my friend Ines took me out for a great good-bye dinner in the Marais. I was running late and she sent me a text: "I'm waiting at the bar. Don't break your ankles hobbling here!" I'm not quite sure how I managed to wear heels for much of the week - but if these ladies on their way to the shows in the Tuileries could do it, so could I! Still, [...]

something for the weekend…

By Marlene | Published: 30. September 2011
Since I'm in Paris this weekend, the list of what's making me happy is pretty short: I'm in Paris this weekend! Seeing Natalie Joos from Tales of Endearment smiling in her bright-blue dress is putting me in an even better mood today. And maybe you too, wherever you're spending your weekend - like Okka in Berlin and Steffi in Hamburg.