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Summer Style

Palm Trees

#Co-ordSets #PalmTress #SummerBlazer

I am sorry for missing my scheduled posting date yesterday, but a rainy weekend including Monday messed up my shooting schedule.

This co-ord set is a steal from last year's Zara sale. But co-ord sets are still a thing, and I like the print so much that I just had to take some pictures with it.  Surprisingly, I even like the blazer on me. As you may have noticed due to the lack of blazers outfits, I am not so into them. Normally, I don't like how blazers look on me. Too stiff, too dated generally speaking just not my style.

But this blazer, with his unique palm tree print and the missing buttons, just made me wanna buy it. 

 

Do you like wearing blazers? 


Outfit Details

 

Blazer - Zara last season (I also love this neon blazer and that one)

 

Pants- Zara last season (I also love these neon suit shorts , those and this co-ord set )

 

Lace Bodysuit - Asos (similar here and here)

 

Nude Strappy Sandals - Aldo

 

Sunglasses - Quay Australia old (I also love these)

 

Palm Earrings - New One

 

 


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Animal Print Part II

#AnimalPrint #MixingPrints #SnakePrint 

Hallo zusammen, here comes my follow up on the Animal Print post I did back in February.This time I took it up a notch by combining two animal prints in one outfit.

When mixing two prints I follow a simple rule, at least one colour of both prints must be the same.  In this case, it is obviously the colour black, but it can be any other colour. By following this rule, the two prints have a connecting element, and the outfit doesn't look like I dressed in the dark. But instead very modern and fashionable. Due to the two prints, I kept my boots neutral and chose the "connecting print colour" as my bag colour. 

 

Would you wear two prints in one outfit?

 

P.S.: My 15% discount code "Karen" at Pepita Barber to shop their jewellery line is still valid. You can check it out here.

Outfit Details

 

Snake Print Jeans - Zara last season but similar here

 

Sweater - a few seasons old but I like this and that

 

Boots - last season Buffalo this is a great alternative

 

Sunnies - Quay Australia

 

K Necklace - Birthday Gift

 

Leo Necklace - Pepita Barber (use my code "Karen" at the checkout to get 15% off)

 

Selene Necklace - Pepita Barber (use my code "Karen" at the checkout to get 15% off)

 

Golden Hoops - Gift, similar here

 

Belt Bag - Zara

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The Lost Files

#SweatersForever #JeansDIY #LostFiles

Hi there, today's look was shot almost a year ago but somehow I forgot about them. Since then my phone as well as the hoops conked out and I lost the sunglasses. 

I know those things that can be replaced and going through the pics, I have to say the sun shielding of these glasses was not the best...otherwise there wouldn't be this frown line between my eyes. Unlike the sunglasses, I still love this look especially the sweater with is silver-star-patches. 

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Knitwear and Jeans

#KnitWear #Jeans #WesternBoots

Hey everyone, I thought I post some knitwear looks before the season ends and because I  purchased some great pieces during the sale in January including this red knit sweater.

The detailing on the sleeves made me buy this one. Did you buy some clothing during the sale? Oh, and how do you like my newly discovered shooting location? I love it, as it is quite versatile there are so many spaces to shoot. These pics feature only a small part of the area. So you can expect more versatility concerning the background in my upcoming outfit posts. 


Outfit Post

 

Sweater - Zara 

 

Jeans - Asos Farleigh

 

Sunnies - TopFoxx

 

Boots - Buffalo (I like this pair too)

 

Bag - Zara (similar here)

 

Earrings - old ( I love these)


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Sweater Edition Part VII

#SweaterEdition #DirtyDancingSweater 

Hey everyone, today my Sweater Edition series is emerging from the shadows. Yes, it's been a while, but I am just too big of a fan to not continue this series.

You probably guessed it already... Dirty Dancing is one of my favourite movies. It was the first movie I watched with some girlfriends in our living room without any parental supervision. And because we were only 12 years old, it wasn't a movie night but rather an afternoon, with homemade waffles and hot chocolate made by my mom. Nevertheless, it made me feel so grown-up at this time. Until today, this movie catapults me into a happy place every time I see or hear anything movie related. 

 

Therefore, I had to order the sweater immediately when I saw it on Zara's website. Two of my favourite things combined in one, how could I say no?

This sweater is a very loose fit. I am wearing a size small, as it was the smallest size available. I would have preferred a size extra small. However, it is still a Dirty Dancing Sweater... you know what I mean?

 

Do you have a favourite movie?


Outfit Details

 

Dirty Dancing Sweater - Zara

 

Farleigh Jeans - Asos

 

Heeled Boots - old Buffalo (loving this sock boots)

 

Sunnies - Quay Australia

 

Hoops - Old (these ones are on my wishlist)


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Animal Print

#AnimalPrint #Zebra #Snow #WinterFashion #Boots

When it comes to Animal Prints, you either love them or you hate them, am I right?

Well, I am obviously on the "love" side.  My tip for wearing animal prints is, start slow maybe with a bag, a belt or a pair of shoes and work your way up.

Or you can mix styles as I did with the embellished biker boots this way the animal print isn't the only focus in your look.

 

I will share a few other looks including animal prints in the upcoming weeks to get on the bandwagon.

 

On which side are you right now?


Outfit Details

 

Pink Cardigan - Sorry I can't remember (I love this one in red)

 

Zebra Print Jeans - Zara

 

Embellished Biker Boots - Buffalo Boots ( I also like this pair)

 

Moon Earrings - New One 

 

Sunnies - Quay Australia Café Racer 


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Versace Vibes

#MenStyle #MenSection #Steal #WinterStyle

For my first outfit post of the year, I opted for my new winter jacket which I bought in the Zara Sale just this Monday.

It was reduced from 80 to only 25 if this isn't a steal, then I don't know what it is?

 

Oh, and it's from the men section. I love to roam the men section, especially for sweatshirts, shirts and jackets. And if you a looking for a boyfriend blazer I also highly recommend the men section, not only at Zara but in general. A lot of the time actual men clothing on a woman look way better on a female body than many women's clothing trying to achieve the boyfriend look, at least in my experience.

The jeans are an old pair of Mango jeans which I customised ripped myself. I highly recommend buying textile scissors it makes life so much easier when you customise your jeans. Trust me, I speak from experience!

 

Print-wise I am sure some of you don't like this 90s inspired Versace print, At first, I wasn't sure myself. This jacket was one of those pieces where I thought it is either a hit or a massive miss. Well, obviously I decided it is a hit.

 

How do you feel about the print? 


Outfit Details

 

Jacket - Zara Men Section (online not available but I also like this shirt )

 

Jeans - old Mango self-customised 

 

Boots - old Mango (I like these especially with this jacket)

 

Shades - TOPFOXX

 


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A classic design reinvented

#PlaidShirt #AsymmetricalHemline

The good old plaid is probably in all of your closets. I own quite a few in various colours, but I had to add this one to my collection...

just because of its asymmetrical hemline. I love the fresh spin it gives to the classic plaid shirt. And I like how the longer back part waves with every movement.

 

Do you like this kind of a plaid shirt?

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Two Trends One Look

#PolkaDots #VinylPants

Although, there is for sure a too much by wearing different trends in one look. 

I find the polka dot shirt and the vinyl pants are a match made in heaven. The polka dot shirt takes away a bit of the loathsomeness some think the vinyl pants inherent and makes them daytime appropriate. While the vinyl pants add that certain something, to an otherwise standard shirt with pants look. 

 

How would you wear vinyl pants for a daytime look?

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The Boyfriend Jeans

#BoyfriendJeans #SloganSweater

This Outfit Post could as well be a Sweater Edition Post, but as I never shared an outfit wearing boyfriend jeans, this time the focus is on the denim.

For me, boyfriend jeans is a must-have in the closet, you might already guess why... the versatility. I can wear the boyfriend jeans casual like I do in this pic, business-appropriate with a blazer, sexy with a bodysuit for a night out and so on. It just works in combo with almost everything in my wardrobe. 

 

So, do you own a boyfriend jeans?


Outfit Details

 

Jeans - Asos

 

Sweater- Zara

 

Heels - Buffalo Boots

 

Shades - TOPFOXX


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Daytime Glam

#DaytimeSequins #DenimShirt

Its been awhile since my last Outfit Post but life got in the way but now I am back in the game. For my first outfit post after the break, I decided to go for some glam... Sequins pants.

As you all know from my Spring/Summer Trend Alert Trend Series #Sequins are a must-have for this season and this is how I like to wear during the day, combined with a denim piece or on warmer days with a logo t-shirt. 

 

How do you wear a sequin piece on the daily base?


Outfit Details

 

Sequins Pants - old from Zara (similar here)

 

Denim Shirt - old from Asos (similar here)

 

Heels - Mango (similar here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia


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The Sweater Edition

#Chapter7 #PearlEmbellishedSweater

Hallelujah! After almost three months last Sunday was the first day where it was possible to walk around outside without a winter coat on.

So, I took the opportunity to take some pictures, for my Sweater Edition.

This pearl embellished sweater was a Christmas gift from my parents. I can't believe I had to wait almost three months to show you one of the latest addition to my sweater collection.

Due to the pearl embellishments, this sweater creates a more dressy vibe. Therefore it works with jeans as well as with more sophisticated pieces like a pencil skirt or cigarette pants.

 

Oh, and which version do you prefer tucked in or out?

 Outfit Details

 

Pearl Embellished Sweater - Zara (similar here)

 

Jeans - Zara (similar here)

 

Boots - last season from Buffalo Boots (alternative here)

 

Shades - Ray Ban

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3 ways to wear Over-The-Knee Boots

#OverTheKneeBoots  

As my long-time readers know, I love pieces of clothing which are versatile. Today's over-the-knee boots fall in this category

When I bought them a few years ago, they were my first pair of over-the-knee boots. Due to the smooth suede fabric, they have a slouchiness to them which allows me to wear them not just over-the-knee. Sometimes I fold the upper part so that they end just below my knees then. This way I get a two-tone effect. Right now my favourite way to wear them crumpled. For me, the crumpled version creates this effortless yet stylish vibe I love so much. You know when you look like you didn't try but you still look like you are on trend. 

Over-the-knee version

Folded Version

Crumpled Version

What do you think? Which version is your favourite?

 

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Sunny Winter Days

#VintageVibes #OversizedCardigan

Hallelujah! Finally, an Outfit Post without a winter coat. Also, the temperatures are still on the chillier side, under 5 degree Celcius, but at least the sun shows up for a few hours a day. 

This made it possible for me to trade my winter coats for this wool cardigan. I know, still no sweater or shirt post. However, even a tiny step is a step in the right direction, and I never posted a cardigan look before.

 

This cardigan is a true vintage piece, knitted by my mom 30 years ago. We rediscovered it last year by cleaning out her closet. I had to remove the pilling, but other than that the cardigan was ready to wear. Thanks to the 80s/90s revival the vintage piece is also back in fashion. Besides its bold colour and pattern, I love the shape of it.

 

For the rest of the look, I opt for some old but beloved acquaintances.

 

Do you own any vintage pieces?


Outfit Details

 

Oversized Cardigan - hand-knitted by my Mom

 

Jeans - Asos

 

Boots - Buffalo Boots (similar here)

 

Shades - Ray Ban


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Best of Winter Coats

#WinterCoats

All your finger crossing didn't work...the weather didn't get better even worse it was raining all the time.

Taking pictures was impossible. Therefore, I bring you a best of my Winter Coat looks. Maybe this best of sends a message to the universe that Winter Coat posts are not needed anymore but instead warmer temperatures.

 

Until then...what is your favourite Winter Coat look?

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Another Cold Winter Day...

#FakeFur #FlatBoots #RedJeans

...another winter coat post. I thought by now the temperatures would be bearable enough to take pictures without a winter coat.

But far from it, before, during the shoot and after the shoot it was snowing. This kind of snow that immediately vanishes after it hits the ground which was frustrating because it made my snow-proof winter boots redundant and my outfit purpose was also melting away.

 

Anyways, just imagine me in a snowy landscape. This is what I would wear to face the weather. 

 

So, for next week's outfit post keep your fingers crossed that I can take some pictures without a winter coat.


Outfit Post

 

Fake Fur Coat - Can't remember (similar here)

 

Red Jeans - Zara (similar here and here)

 

Cap - Gift (similar here)

 

Boots - Buffalo Boots (similar here)

 

Shades - Ray Ban


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Winter Essential

#CamelCoat

After several winter coat posts over the last weeks, I realised one classic coat was missing... the Camel Coat.

Did you know that the first Camel Coat was launched at the end of World War I in 1919? I think one of the reasons the coat became a fashion classic is its versatility. It comes in a neutral colour, with a timeless cut and works for almost every occasion from daytime to nighttime.

I like to style my camel coat with warm colours like this burgundy red.

 

Do you own this fashion classic?


Outfit Details

 

Camel Coat - Mango (similar here)

 

Jeans - Zara (similar here)

 

Boots - Buffalo Boots (similar here)

 

Shades - Tom Ford

 

Hat - Asos


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Another Winter Day Outfit

#BlackWoolCoat #GreyAndBlack 

It is getting quite challenging to put together stylish looks, for this ice-cold temperatures when all I wanna do is wrap myself up in several layers of clothes, to stay warm.

For today's look, I went with different shades of grey and another oversized wool coat, this time in black. I love oversized wool coats in the wintertime because I can easily wear several layers of clothing under it.

The "London" sweater is a steal from the Mango Sale for 9,99 €. I can't resist, not to buy a piece of clothing which has "London" written on it, as it is one of my favourite cities. The boots and the cap are some of my all-time favourite pieces, so you already saw them on here. Nevertheless, because of my devotion to them, they probably pop up around here, again. 

 

What's your favourite city? Do you have any recommendations for a city trip?


Outfit Details

 

Black Wool Coat - I can't remember (similar here)

 

Jeans - Asos

 

Sweater - Mango

 

Boots - Mango (similar here)

 

Cap - Asos

 

Shades - Quay Australia 


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Another winter COat

#AnimalPrintCoat #OversizedSweater #FlatBoots

I already presented you several winter coats. Due to the continuing cold temperatures, I give you another winter coat post

This animal print coat and I are in a love-hate relationship. I love the print, having said that the shape of the coat generates mixed feelings. One word keeps coming to my mind while I am looking at the pictures "oversized". The vibe of the coat is a bit too dressy for me. I feel in an oversized version this coat would give me this effortlessly, but stylish look, where I look like I am at the top of my fashion game but didn't try to look like this. 

Do you agree?


Outfit Post

 

Coat - Mango

 

Sweater- Zara (similar here)

 

Skinny Jeans - Zara (similar here)

 

Boots - Office London

 

Shades - Quay Australia 


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Winter Essentials

-Must-have coat for the cold season-

Taking today's pictures was a real challenge because the temperatures in Northern Germany are freezing cold these days and getting a good pic without trembling was a piece of art. 

Anyways, I stop moaning and go back to this week look. I love bright hues for the winter season as they put some colour back into this dreary winter season which instantly lifts my mood. The knitted sweater is a Christmas gift and the jeans a bargain from the Winter Sale. 

 

Have you purchased anything in the Sales so far? 


Outfit Details

 

Jeans - Zara (similar here)

 

Sweater - Zara (similar here)

 

Coat - I can't remember (similar here)

 

Heeled Boots - Buffalo Boots (similar here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia

 

Cap - Asos (similar here)


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The Sweater edition

#Chapter6 #TheOversizedSweater

For my first outfit post of the year, I share with you another must-have sweater... the oversized sweater.

Such an oversized sweater works great after the holidays to hide the extra pounds you might have gained. Right now with the 80s/90s revival in fashion, it is also a style must-have. To balance out the extra volume on top I combine my oversized sweaters with skinny jeans. Another option would be to tuck the sweater in a little bit, to add some shape.

 

Do you have an oversized sweater in your wardrobe?


Outfit Details

 

Oversized Sweater - Zara (similar here)

 

Skinny Jeans - Zara (similar here)

 

Glitter Boots - Asos

 

Shades - Ouay Australia


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The First Snow Of the Season

#FakeFurCoat #FakeLeatherPants

Funny fact, when I started to take pictures for my "first snow of the season look" it actually started to snow. So, the white points and stripes in today's picture are the first snowflakes of the season and not a broken camera.

While I am still on the hunt for a coloured fake fur coat, I like to borrow this black one from my mom. Yes, it is vintage, but  I love the oversized style of the coat. To give the look some shape and structure, I opted for this skinny leather-like coated jeans. Instead of adding colour to the look, I played with different fabrics.

 

Did it already start to snow in your hometown?


Outfit Post

 

Fake Fur Coat - old (similar here)

 

Coated Jeans -Asos

 

Boots - Mango (similar here)

 

Baker Boy Cap -Asos

 

  Shades- Quay Australia


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winter essentials

#FurJacket #OvertheKneeBoots

Happy St. Nicholas' Day! Here in Germany, we are celebrating St. Nicholas' Day. St. Nicholas gifts presents to all the children and adults who have been nice throughout the last year. 

Now back to today's outfit post. I am wearing two of my winter essentials a fur jacket and over-the-knee boots. As someone who feels cold most of the time, I use a fur vest as an additional layer to keep me from freezing during the cold season. On milder days, I love to wear a fur vest as a winter jacket replacement. 

 

I know over-the-knee boots are a sensible subject. While I love them as a stylish fashion item, others place it in the "Julia Roberts as Vivian in Pretty Woman" category. I feel it is a matter of execution. As long as the fabric of the boots is high-quality, there is nothing tacky about this kind of boots at least for me. Oh, and of course, these heeled over-the-knee boots don't work when snow falls and it is getting slippery, but until then they are on repeat. 

 

Do you wear or pass over-the-knee boots?


Outfit Details

 

Fur Vest- Asos (different colour same length here)

 

Sweater - Mango a few season old (same colour different print here)

 

Jeans - Zara (similar here)

 

Over-the-knee boots - Buffalo Boots (similar here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia

 

Bag - Fashion Drug


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the Sweater edition

#Chapter5 #BoyfriendSweater

Here I am back with another Sweater Look.

This time I went for a style-mix between a hoodie from the men section and a metallic silver skirt. I love the contrast of male and female elements in fashion. They bring a unique edgy vibe to the look.

For an evening out I would change the hoodie for a men's jacket and opt for some high heels instead of boots.

 

Do you like to incorporate men's wear into your wardrobe?


Outfit Details

 

Sweater - H&M (similar here)

 

Skirt - Asos

 

Boots - Buffalo Boots (similar here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia


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the sweater Edition

#Chapter4 #Fringes #Studs

I am stepping up the sweater game with some serious fringe and studs detailing in the back. 

Although the fringe details are black, they are unmissable due to their length and the fact that they cover the entire back. At a laid table, I am at risk to dip into the food with my fringes. So what, these are the things you get through in the name of fashion.

 

Oh, and I finally got my hands on a fanny pack. I love the stud detailing on this one, but I have to size up for the next one because my mobile phone hardly fits in. I think I go for a more rectangular shape the next time. 

 

What are your thoughts on the sweater and the fanny pack?


Outfit Details

 

Fringed Sweater - Mango

 

  Jeans- Asos Farleigh

 

Boots - Buffalo Boots (similar here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia


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The Sweater Edition

#ChapterThree #Embellishments

Embellishments on any type of clothing are a big thing this season. Of course, I, as a lover of all things bling, couldn't let this trend pass by and bought this pearl embellished hoodie.

I must confess I am not an unconditional wearer of pearls. I find they can easily look old-fashioned. For example, I don't own a pair of pearl earrings, because I feel I look like I jumped out of a hundred-year-old picture into the present. 

However, the combination of hoodie and distressed details put a really modern twist on the pearl embellishments. For a business appointment, I would combine the sweater with a pencil skirt and tuck it in. 

 

Do you like pearls?


Outfit Post

 

Sweater - Zara (similar here)

 

Jeans - Zara (similar here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia

 

Boots - Buffalo Boots (similar here)


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The Sweater Edition

#ChapterTwo #PonchoSweater

Welcome back to round 2 of my Sweater Edition. This time I am stepping up the sweater game with fringed sleeves and a massive turtleneck.

I love this knitted mohair poncho-style sweater because on mild winter days it replaces a jacket and on cold winter days the sweater is an extra layer to keep me from freezing.

I have to admit the fringes can be challenging when it comes to jackets. The sleeves have to offer enough room for the fringes, otherwise moving my arms becomes difficult. But other than that, I love the Sweater for the cold season. Oh and to achieve an edgier look, I switch the jeans for leather pants.

 

What do you think about this sweater?


Outfit Details

 

Poncho Sweater - Asos last season (similar here)

 

Jeans - "Farleigh" Asos

 

Boots - Mango (similar here)

 

Baker Boy Cap - Asos

 

Shades - Ray Ban


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#Chanel Vibes

- Chanel Jacket on a budget -

I have to make a fashion confession, I love blazers on others but hardly ever on myself. I cannot count the many times I saw a blazer jacket and thought this is my go-to piece. But when I try the blazer on, the look usually doesn't meet my expectations. So, I filed myself under the category, not a blazer-kind-of girl.

However, when I discovered this Chanel inspired blazer jacket on the Zara website I couldn't help but order it. To my surprise, I actually liked how it looks on me. So maybe, I found my go-to blazer.  For a daytime look, I combined this embellished sweater to achieve a more laid-back look: But I can't wait to create other looks with this blazer jacket.

 

Do you like the blazer jacket as much as I do?


Outfit Details

 

Blazer Jacket - Zara

 

Hoodie - Zara (similar here)

 

Jeans - Zara (similar here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia

 

Boots - Buffalo Boots


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#TURTLENECK Dress

- One dress, so many options -

There is no way around, the temperatures are that low, especially in the morning and evening hours, that a turtleneck is my go-to-style option.

This black knitted turtleneck dress is a favourite of mine because the style options are endless. For a 9 to 5 workday, I go for this sleek look like pictured in the shots. If it gets colder, I combine a long wool winter coat in a blush tone or the same grey as my boots.

For an evening out, I switch the boots for some sparkly heels, add some statement bracelets and a sequin clutch to turn up the glam vibes. To get an edgier look, I grab some biker boots and a leather jacket and am ready to conquer the day's challenges. For those of you who like the casual vibes, I would opt for a pair of sneakers and a bomber jacket.

 

Which style is your favourite?


Outfit Details

 

Turtleneck Dress - Asos (similar here)

 

Grey Suede Over the Knee Boots - too old I can't remember (similar here)

 

Cap - Asos (similar here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia

 

Lipstick - NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in Pink Lust 08


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#Vinyl Pants #Cozy Knits

- How to style Vinyl Pants -

I know Vinyl Pants are not everyone's cup of tea. That's why I want to share with you my style tricks to make Vinyl Pants wearable for every day.

 

Yes, I admit Vinyl Pants are tricky to style. They can easily look cheap. To avoid this, I combine Vinyl Pants with softer fabrics like wool or silk, for example. The combination of Vinyl Pants with a  more exquisite textile creates an interesting contrast instead of a questionable look. I also prefer to combine more oversized pieces with these slim fitted Vinyl Pants. Again, to balance out this "in your face" pants. For me, this contrast between soft and hard creates a stylish yet wearable everyday look.

A velvet blazer would be another great option to wear with Vinyl Pants.

 

Would you wear Vinyl Pants?


Outfit Details

 

Vinyl Pants - Asos

 

Oversized Knit Sweater - Mango from a few seasons ago (similar here)

 

Boots - Buffalo Boots (similar here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia

 

Lipstick - Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink in Voyager


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The Sweater Edition

 #ChapterOne #CasualVibes 

As you can guess from the heading, over this fall/winter season, I will share with you some sweater related Outfit Post. 

For me, a sweater is not a piece of clothing I only wear on a lazy day at home. On the contrary, I wear a sweater for a casual daytime look as well as for a girls night out. It's all about the styling. So, let's get started.

 

For this look, I opt for a black oversized hoodie with zipper detailing on each side and combined it with a jacket in my favourite print - camouflage. To give the oversized camouflage jacket more shape I rolled up the sleeves. I love this look, for days when I have to run errands or for meeting friends.


Outfit Details

 

Sweater - ESMARA by Heidi Klum (similar here) 

 

Pants - Asos

 

Camouflage Jacket - Milk It (similar here)

 

Boots - Buffalo Boots (similar black ones here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia


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#Dressing through the seasons

- How to wear your summer maxi dress in the fall -

Here comes my first fall Outfit Post of the year. I am sure you all have pieces of clothing in your wardrobe you love so much you want to wear them all year around. For me, this blue Michael Kors dress is one of those pieces.

Due to its light sheer fabric, this dress works great for chillier summer days. Then again, the long sleeves of this dress offer the possibility to wear it throughout the year.

I decided against the common option - opaque stockings - to transfer this Michael Kors dress from summer to fall. Instead, I opted for Vinyl Pants which are another big trend this fall/winter season. I admit they are tricky to style and can easily go hoochie mama. Therefore, I always combine vinyl pants with luxurious fabrics like silk or cashmere, for example. 

 

How do you transfer your favourite summer pieces into the fall season?


Oufit Details

 

Dress - Michael Kors  (similar here)

 

Vinyl Pants - Asos

 

Boots - Buffalo Boots (similar here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia


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#Check Shirt #Distressed Jeans

- Someone said blue does look good on me -

So, this will be the last post with me wearing heeled sandals for this season. This time for real.

I shoot this look on the last sunny days in August hence the sandals. Due to the stormy and rainy weather here in Nothern Germany, I would now wear some ankle boots with this look and add a leather jacket. I think it is officially time to move my summer wardrobe to the side and bring out my autumn/winter clothing.

 

Is your wardrobe ready to face the colder temperatures?


Outfit Details

 

Jeans - Zara (similar here)

 

Check Shirt - Asos (similar here)

 

Sandals - Aldo (similar here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia

 

Clutch - Asos (similar here)

 

Choker - DIY (similar here)

 

Bracelets- Swarovski


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#Goodbyes

- Summer Shoes to the left, to the left -

Sad but true: This is probably one of the last Outfit Post for this year where I am wearing sandals. 

While I was shooting this look, autumn already showed his face with some rainy interruptions. 

Anyways, back to the outfit, I am already thinking about combos to transition this crop top into the upcoming fall/winter season. As I am not the biggest fan of the socks with sandals, I will probably put the velvet sandals away until next summer.

 

Do you like the socks with sandals look? 


Outfit Details

 

Jeans - Asos

 

Top - Zara (similar here)

 

Sandals - Asos

 

Shades - Quay Australia 


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#Leather Jacket Chronicles

- In case of doubt, wear a leather jacket -

Another post, another leather jacket.

So, we have officially entered the phase of transitional dressing. 

 

Here in Northern Germany, the mornings are already very chilly while midday temperatures still call for a t-shirt. In this case, I usually grab for a leather jacket, so I don't have to peel off several layers of clothing throughout the day, just the leather jacket. Oh, and yes this is the same leather jacket like the wine-red one from last weeks post just in grey... but you can never have enough leather jackets.

 

Don't you?


Outfit Details

 

Pants - Zara (similar here)

 

T-Shirt - Zara (similar here)

 

Leather Jacket - Luxury Gold  (similar here)

 

Nude Sandals - Aldo  (similar here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia

 

Clutch - Asos (similar here)


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#Camouflage Dress

- 3 Pieces One Look-

Today's look contains only clothing I bought on my Rome vacation. 

All three pieces were love at first sight and were on my wishlist for quite some time. 

As I told you before, khaki and camouflage prints have become one of my favourite colours/prints lately. Therefore, I'm always on the hunt for new khaki pieces. When it comes to leather jackets, I believe you can never have enough of them. Oh, and the nude sandals were on my list for two years, as you all know from my recent posts.

That all three pieces make a look, wasn't my intention but rather a lucky coincidence.

 

What is your favourite colour/ print?


Outfit Details

 

Dress - Zara (similar here) I also love this camouflage romper

 

Leather Jacket - Luxury Gold (similar here)

 

 Sandals - Aldo (similar here)

 

Shades - Quay Australia 


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My Style

- Fashion items I would never quit wearing -

With My Style, I am sharing with you those fashion items I wear on repeat no matter if they are currently in style or not.

These fashion items are those who over time became my signature look. The one piece I wear on a daily basis and everyone who knows me would use to describe My Style are Hoop Earrings. The bigger the better.

 

Earrings were always my thing. I got my ears pierced when I was two years old. Since then I am wearing earrings almost every day. Of course, I started out with age appropriate earrings like tiny butterflies, hearts, or ladybugs. My first Hoops were only 1 cm big and the beginning of a never-ending love affair. Since then I scaled up my Hoops to sometimes door knocker sized ones.

 

For some people, Hoops are too "ghetto". For me, they are the complete opposite. Due to their various designs, Hoops are versatile and work with everything. From a casual daytime to a fancy evening look. So it is safe to say that the Hoops and I will not separate any time soon.

 

What is your right or die fashion item?

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#TULLE SKIRT #BlackShirt

- Daytime Princess Vibes -