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February 21, 2018

Spring is on the horizon, it is time to make a few small changes in our wardrobes to indicate this with what we wear. The shops are filling up with new season wear, and although the best pieces are not yet in [the key pieces tend to come just a little later], this is a...

February 17, 2018

Has it ever happened to you that because you cannot find the right replacement for a [key] item in your wardrobe, you actually end up changing your style of dressing?

It happens to me all the time.

To give a fresh, real life example, I have recently realized that I have...

February 14, 2018

Many fashionistas advocate keeping a very open mind when shopping, including looking around children's or men's departments - so what I am about to say is by no means my discovery. However, I have recently had some very good experience with Uniqlo's men's section and c...

February 11, 2018

Victoria Beckham has a great eye for fashion and - although she also has a physique that is quite easy to dress and rather hard to match - it is always inspirational to keep an eye on her outfits. The one below, apart from being an impeccably styled elegant modern retr...

February 7, 2018

Cost per wear - or evaluating the relative cost of an item by how often we wear it - has been an established fashion tool for a long long time. I myself have been using it for over three years now, not only for estimating how often I may wear an item before deciding to...

February 4, 2018

Dresses are a lazy girl's dream - put one on, add shoes, go. They are a big favourite with me for this reason. And as an added bonus for a petite girl with shorter legs, they can also often be a great way to fake longer legs. 

However, this does not mean that any dress...

February 1, 2018

I am getting the feeling that blouses - propelled back into the limelight by last season's exaggerated sleeve trend - will continue to be the stars of the show this spring. There are so many unusual and wonderful designs out there, and whilst sleeves are still importan...

January 29, 2018

Minimalism has been the buzz word of the past years, no doubt brought about by economically tougher times, and has spread into fashion too: think of the rise of sleek Scandinavian brands and styles, capsule wardrobes, quality over quantity slogans, 10-in-10 challenges,...

January 26, 2018

Spring is approaching - somewhere. I know it by the shops starting to bring out their new stocks of lighter, brighter, springier merchandise. And the first wave of visible trend for the new season seems to be ... drum roll ... : pattern! Polka dots, stripes, florals an...

January 23, 2018

I have decided to start celebrating and giving credit to items I purchased that have become star finds. And to open the doors, first up is the Astrid dress from London online boutique Baukjen:

It is a simple jersey dress, but made of a strong, sturdy jersey fabric...

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