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January 31, 2012

January 29, 2012

New in: the dress


h&m trend dress

First of all: excuse my face, I was playing around with my make-up...
I allowed myself to take a break from the frustration of studying to try on the new dress my mum bought, then decided she didn't want and gave to me. I love the leather details!
I actually spent an hour doing my make-up. I was just looking for something to do other than studying, I guess. I have that one hard law exam in two weeks and if I don't pass it, they'll basically kick me out. I have a feeling that is going to happen. So whilst one part of me is already trying to make up a plan B, the other half is strictly believing in "if you're making a plan B you've already given up". Oh, God, just please let me pass!

January 28, 2012

Outfit/28012012



h&m skirt, necklace / forever21 sweater / fossil watch

Inside shots are back... It got sooo freezingly cold outside that taking photos isn't really possible everyday. I hope you guys still like the look, including my fuzzy friend!

January 27, 2012

Inspiration: Interior Decoration







summerlisten, mariannan (x2), the limits of control, no fashion victims, weheartit

I may be somewhat far away from moving out, but that doesn't stop me from collecting all kinds of interor design inspiration. I love thinking about how I'd decorate my first own flat. It would have to be perfect for me to live in it, I guess.

January 26, 2012

Outfit/26012012





h&m jumper, coat / new yorker pants / akira boots

Hope you're all having a great week so far, I've finally started attacking my inner maths-hater. It's not an easy fight, but I'm determined to win! Without using any metaphores: I'm basically spending my time studying and procrastinating. Hope you've got funnier things to do and if you're studying to - I'm with you ;)

January 25, 2012

Outfit/25012012




h&m turtleneck, jumper, bag / monki pants / akira boots

I guess I have a thing for eye-catching pants. I'm really loving the silver-pants trend, I actually bought these before I knew it was a trend. It was one of last year's lucky sale purchases. I do however find it tough to combine them with a top, so it always becomes this floppy sweater instead of something fancy. I like how it dresses down the pants, but I still think there has to be a better combination. Next ime, I guess. How do you like the outfit?

January 24, 2012

Nails, nails, nails




Tried another manicure yet again after spending two full days without any nailpolish on (clear coat doesn't count, does it?). I see the beauty of natural nails, but I can't help but to feel naked without nailpolish. So I put on some nude polish and a tad of silver. How do you like it?

January 23, 2012

Blue leather




How do you like my new blue (faux) leather shorts? They're high-waisted and I got them from H&M. I think they're dope!

January 22, 2012

Yummy Sunday: Chocolate Brownies recipe



I thought it'd be fun to open a new sort of section on the blog, so today I'm starting with the "Yummy Sunday" series. I will share recipes, food inspiration etc. with you, not every Sunday though (as my kitchen skills aren't endless). But I'll collect anything food related and then post it in a "Yummy Sunday" post. How does that sound to you guys?

For today, I'll start with a simple chocolate brownies recipe I found on the internet and tried on friday night. I also made a little video about it - hope you like!

Ingredients:
- 120g chocolate (60% cocoa)
- 230g butter
- 480g sugar
- 4 eggs
- 140g flour
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder

How to:

1. Melt the butter in a pot (low heat) and then add all the sugar and the eggs.
2. Take another pot and melt the chocolate in it (on low heat, too). Then add the chocolate to the mixture in the other pot.
3. Mix the flour, salt and baking powder, then pour into the mixture and stir well.
4. Pour the dough into a baking pan (I didn't have a rectangular one, so I took a cake pan), heat the oven to 180°C and let the brownies bake for maximum 30 minutes (they must not get dry!).

January 21, 2012

Outfit/21012012





h&m coat, wedges, jumper / zara pants

I love, love, love those pants! I think I'm developping a thing for fancy pants... Do you like them?
Please excuse the grainy photos, it got dark a little too early for us.

January 20, 2012

Diary 01/2012





Here's what you're looking at:

1. We're having a non-white winter here, but last Friday there was a little snowstorm.
Lucky me - I was at home and thus able to capture the moment
2. Exams are coming up and time is passing too fast once again. I hate studying,
but what has to be done... Somehow using a pink highlighter motivates me. And also, I like to watch
movies while studying. I know, not advisable, but I can't study in complete silence - it actually makes me nervous.
3. My skin got so bad lately, so I needed a facial. Done!
4. And last but not least: did some good sale shopping. You have seen most of
the items in outfit posts already (or will see them soon, anyways).


I know, my life is that exciting at the moment.

January 19, 2012

Outfit/19012012




zara coat, bag / h&m men jumper / forever21 skirt / akira boots

A round of applause for the latest set of 'real' outfit photos on the blog! After four years of dating a girl who loves to blog, my bf gave in and took the camera in his hands. How do you think the photos turned out?

January 18, 2012

Sponsored Video: Merino - No Finer Feeling

German post, sorry!

Es wird immer einfacher, gut angezogen zu sein. Das Angebot ist riesig und für jeden Geldbeutel und jede Stilrichtung ist etwas dabei. Dass dabei mitunter ziemlich an der Qualität gespart wird, ist Vielen gar nicht bewusst. Denn luxuriöse, natürliche Materialien scheinen immer mehr in Vergessenheit zu geraten. Natürlich kann sich nicht jede Frau eine ganze Garderobe aus teuren Stoffen leisten, aber ein paar Lieblingsstücke schaden nie. Denn wer einmal den Unterschied zwischen Synthetik und edlen Materialien auf der eigenen Haut gefühlt hat, wird sich immer daran erinnern.

Merino Wolle ist eine dieser edlen Fasern und wird von Konsumenten und Designern gleichermaßen geschätzt. Durch ihre Vielseitigkeit inspiriert die Wolle zu verschiedensten Designs.
Ein qualitativ so hochwertiges Material, das auch noch ökologisch wertvoll und nachhaltig ist, ist der Liebling eines jeden Designers. Und auch dem Träger der Kreationen verleiht dieses Image ein gutes Gefühl.

Die "No Finer Feeling"-Kampagne zeigt mit sinnlichen Motiven, wie edel Merino sich auf der Haut anfühlt. Als Model ist die wunderhübsche Darla Baker mit von der Partie, die diese Sinnlichkeit meiner Meinung nach perfekt ausstrahlt. Ob Strickpullover oder lange Kleider - die Kampagne versteht es, das edle Gefühl, das Merino auf der Haut hinterlässt, zu transportieren. Genug der Worte - hier könnt ihr euch ein Video aus der Kampagne ansehen:


Sponsored by Merino Wool.

January 17, 2012

Outfit/17012012



h&m shirt / h&m men jumper / primark leggings / fossil watch

I got this jumper in the men's section while sale shopping. It was reduced from €35 to €3 - talk about a bargain!! I love the colour, anything in that type of blue instantly catches my eye. So, naturally, I had to bring this one home with me. I don't mind it being a little big on me (it's a men's size M), think it makes the whole look with the leggings and the shirt. How do you guys like it?

January 16, 2012

Keeper



I went to do some sale shopping with my mum on Saturday and bought, among other things, this little bag/purse (?) from Mango. It's gonna keep my make-up, lipbalm, handcream, etc. safe while I'm out and about. You like?

January 15, 2012

Plans for 2012


Photos via weheartit

I know the new year is already two weeks old, but I still wanted to share my dreams/plans/wishes for 2012 with you.

1. I really, really wanna go to Amsterdam. I have no idea why, I've just really wanted
to go for a long time - so why not this year?
2. I need to take my boyfriend to Paris. Hope we can finally go this year!
3. I'll finally visit my friend in Berlin. She moved there last year and I've
promised to visit her ever since.
4. Spontaneously hopping in the car, dragging my boyfriend along and just driving to the seaside
or the forest and spend a day there - that's what I'd love to do. I mean, what do I have my license for?
5. I want to make loads of experiences with work, and as a matter of fact, I already made
sure that I will, both as a freelancer and in 'real' jobs.
6. Don't laugh at me, but I really want to bake a lot. I'd love to be one of those girls
who can create picturesque cupcakes and such.
7. Reading loads of good books is always good.
8. I want to spend a lot of quality time with my girls!

January 14, 2012

In theory


h&m top / primark cardigan / new yorker shorts / akira boots

In theory, this is what I would have been wearing last night for drinks with my bestie (paired with opaques, of course). But then the weather changed - thunder, snow, rain and all. It got so freezing cold that I threw on my favourite pair of jeans and a huge knit jumper. In other words: not really worth showing to you guys. Hope you like this little 'what if' outfit anyways.
Enjoy your weekend!

January 13, 2012

Piggy bank




Isn't that little piggy the cutest thing?
I used to say I'd get myself a miniature pig once I'm 'all grown up', just like other people get a dog. I kept on talking and talking about it, I even knew what I would name it, so I guess now, whenever my mum sees a pig she thinks of me (haha). So she got me this amazing necklace for Christmas.

January 12, 2012

Shoes, shoes, shoes



Am I obsessed? No. Yes. A little. Maybe.
I love that there is such a big trend about flat shoes, for once. For spring, I am definitely getting myself a pair of loafers and some metallic oxfords. The only trouble is: I love all of the above, my wallet doesn't.
What do you think about the trends?

January 11, 2012

Outfit/11012012




h&m shirt / zara jumper / levi's jeans

A simple white shirt + jumper outfit, hope you like it!

January 10, 2012

Sac


'Sac' is the french word for bag, and I think it suits this one pretty well. Got this little shopper at H&M and I just love it! I'd been eyeing it for quite a while. It is so soft and I love that two-tones thing. The perfect bag for uni! (besides my beloved Zara bag, of course)

January 9, 2012

Outfit/09012012





h&m shirt, cardigan / h&m trend necklace / goddess london leggings / akira boots

Et voilà, you're finally getting to see some 'real' outfit pictures here. They look a little weird due to the fact that we had to take them in the garage because it had already gotten dark outside. Hence the bad lighting. Still, I'd love to know: How do you feel about this type of outfit pictures over here?

January 8, 2012

Silver




Since so many of you kept asking about the silver nail wraps, I'm giving you some more details now. The ones that I used are from essence, so they weren't expensive at all. As I said, it's pretty hard to put them on using your 'weak' hand, but the result still looks okay-ish. I've been wearing them for three days now and they still don't peel of. I found out that it's better to seal the tips with some clear nail polish, though, as they're very likely to crack if you don't just sit around doing nothing with your hands all day. Hope this was helpful to you all!