Quest for the Perfect Trench

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A trench coat is the ultimate transitional piece. Perfect for spring and still great for the autumn, the trench is the most timeless wardrobe staple you’ll ever buy. An investment that I felt it was well worth making and yet it was so hard to find the right one!

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Classics

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Classics for me are a black blazer over a white top, that pair of tailored trousers that go with everything, a red lipstick, and my favorite shades because no one needs to know how tired you feel on a Monday morning.

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Put a bow on it

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If you’re not new around here, you’re well aware of my love affair with bows. Big or small, as a ribbon or as a design detail, if it has a bow on it I’m likely to wear it. When present in my outfits, bows are usually a small detail. But I guess sometimes more is actually more, and when making myself a bow shirt I opted for a statement piece – the oversized bow!

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First blossoms

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Spring first blossoms are here and with them the first warmer days we’ve had in a long time. To celebrate I took my white jeans out of the closet and paired them with a pink sweater and my pink loafers. To finish the look, I tied a velvet ribbon into a bow around my neck, for a sweet final touch!

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Blush tones

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Spring is here and with it sunnier, warmer, and longer days. And this year spring is also bringing a lovely color trend – blush! Blush (or if you want, a very light shade of pink) is by far my favorite color and one I wouldn’t mind wearing every day for the rest of my life!

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A green alleyway

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When I first laid my eyes on this J.Crew sweater some months ago I was sold. It wasn’t cheap so I considered it for quite a while until I realized that what really caught my eye was the bow at the collar. Apart from that, it was just a sweater like many others and I figured it wasn’t worth the investment. Instead, I set off to make my own.

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Pink, beige & hand knits

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I spend most of the Winter wrapped in dark clothes. While this is very convenient for rainy days, which happen more often than not, I sometimes wish I embraced more light colors during the cold season. I love the combination of pink and beige, a winning combo for those days when you want

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