February 22, 2017

Double the print



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I love me a good print and even more when it's a good mix of patterns. This outfit is pretty basic, but also currently in constant rotation. I really love the burgundy top with those two basic prints. A look that is easy and pretty for work and even a dinner with my man afterwards. 

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What I wore

Skirt: C&A
Shirt: Primark
Cardigan: Lindex
Tights: Esda
Shoes: Deichmann
Necklace: heirloom

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February 19, 2017

The snow is gone

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It has been unusually warm these past days and all the snow has melted. While I am missing that white cold wonderland, it also gives me the chance to wear my thin shirts and more skirts once again. I do also add more lighter colors to my outfits and am a bit in Spring mood already. Just hope that the heat of summer is still far away as I to love the tights and boots season so much! I wore a simple white and blue combo here with my MichaelKors Bedford being the only pop of color. This bag has been on constant rotation these past weeks and I sometimes have to force myself to not forget about all thos other beauties in my collection. The Bedford Medium Tassle is just the perfect bag for me and I currently don't feel the need for another bag (apart from that Chanel WOC) in my life altogether. 

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What I wore

Skirt: C&A
Shirt: H&M
Cardigan: Ernsting's Family
Necklace & Earrings: Kalevala
Tights: Esda
Boots: Deichmann

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February 9, 2017

Cold as Ice

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When the ground is frozen, walking makes such a nice sound. I love it and I do love winter for it. I also prefer bundling up for the cold over having issues on choosing the thinnest piece of clothing in the heat of summer. Nothing just as nice as layering! Ponchos are a really nice way of adding another layer to a look. They keep you warm and even look a little special and give every outfit a fun vibe, especially with fringes on. They are a bit of a hassle to wear underneath coats though. I never quite get them to stay put and they bunch up under my arms and just make it difficult to wear a coat. This version here has little holes for the arms that turns the poncho into a vest and I love that! I do travel by train to and from work and this vest works nicely as a blanket for my legs when the train is freezing cold (which happens more and more often - who needs aircon during winter?!). I also wanted to use this post to introduce my new purse to you all. It's a little handbag from Aldo that my mom got me during her last trip to Dubai. Just a little black bag with a pom pom. Love it!! Probably won't need another black handbag now, which saves me loads of money as I was thinking of getting a Chanel WOC in summer. Still considering, but it's a lot of money and this little beauty stores a lot more for a lot less!

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What I wore

Poncho: 1982 Fashion
Turtleneck: Aldi
Skirt: H&M
Bag: Aldo
Tights: Esda
Boots: Deichmann
Scarf: Pieces
Watch: Skagen
Necklace: no name

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February 4, 2017

Winter Warm

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Winter is my favourite season! I do love the icy cold and whenever people tell me that they hate winter because it's so cold, I just think that it's really just an issue of wearing the right clothes. I do wear dresses and skirts in winter, but when it is really icy, I tend to wear pants. I do have a couple of warm chino pants and this burgundy one is a perfect pop of color in the dark winter. I added a short-sleeve turtleneck and a woolen cardigan with a furry colar. It is really warm and so comfortable. It does give me a couple of extra kilos in looks (meeew!), but is such a nice and warm cardigan underneath a coat when you are outdoors the entire day and still want to stay warm and not have to wear a fleece jacket. I also wanted to show you my birthday present from Mr.B. He was so sweet and got me a wonderful new watch by my favourite nordic watch brand - Skagen. I have quite the collection now - a silver, a rose gold, a white and now a black and gold one. I love matching my watches to the rest of my jewelry and now can wear this with all my gold and black jewelry.

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What I wore

Turtleneck & Ring: H&M
Cardigan: C&A
Shoes: Deichmann
Watch: Skagen

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January 28, 2017

Snow Princess

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You all know my love for the 50s look by now and even though it is ice cold winter, I don't want to neglect my beautiful 50s dresses and skirts. With a nice pair of tights, they are also wearable in Winter. I also got this nice floral number that does scream Spring to me. My parents gave it to me as a nice birthday gift and I just couldn't wait till Spring to take it out on a spin. I wore this look for my grandpa's birthday last weekend and it suited the occasion just fine. Also, look at those snowy pictures! I felt like a snow princess and got quite some looks while we took the photos! Only Queen Elsa's dress is more suited for snow and ice!

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What I wore

Dress: Lindy Bop
Cardigan: Tchibo
Belt: Primark
Tights: Esda
Shoes: Clarks
Headpiece: no name
Necklace: gift

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The back of the dress and the top part are made of white dotted mesh and one needs to wear a strapless bra to not destroy the look. It is made of a great quality, quite heavy fabric that feels amazing. It has lining all the way and doesn't even need a petticoat to have a nice wide skirt. The petticoat gives it an extra puff. I love this dress and can't wait to wear it in Spring with the cherry blossoms or in Summer for upcoming weddings and parties outside. 

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