I Already Looked Through The US Sales For You And Found The Best From Net-a-Porter To H&M!

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Lets pretend we are all stated in the US and our sale period already started. I used to think that this was true injustice and unfair, since our lovely friends from overseas had the chance to roll around  in the latest stuff prior to us, but soon have realized that this also conveys another meaning and chance for us. Lets see what the others get and learn out of it. Me, as a practitioner of Manrepeller religion, can’t wait to find the new articles of Leandra and Amelia of what to get and what not to. Not that one should focus on them, but their hints and argumentations are not-not necessary. As an inhabitant of a city with no sea (we do have a lower humidity level though) we all face the same fate. How is it possible to a) feel good; b) look good and c) look like one desires and not what the weather predetermines? I tell you, its way easier than one thinks.

Advice No.1: Get an oversize blazer

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The good thing here is, that you won’t need much else. Just a blouse underneath and maybe something teeny tiny to keep your buttom safe.

Advice No.2: Get a long skirt

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Easily worn with the most lousy shirt you own. Since the skirt is here the main piece here, you should try to step down a little with wearing a basic tee or equally good, your favorite Looney Tunes character.

Advice No.3: Get a versatile dress

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Attico

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Marni

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Mara Hoffmann

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Lake Studio

I guess one should always try to find dresses, that can also be worn with something beneath or with a jacket over it. The best option would be of course some kind of kaftan, but unfortunately its really hard to find some good ones, that don’t make you feel like your coming straight out of  Ibiza. These all still are kind of ok-priced, but there are enough options at the highstreet brands too.

At last i’ll put some of my fav’s highstreet options and links down below:

( from top left to right) Blazer H&M beige linen blazer, Blazer Zara metallic blazer, Blazer Zara coloured stitched blazer, ZenicaDress Sportmax Code, Web Dress Weekday beige web maxi dress, Satin Dress Bershka partly ruffled rosé satin dress, Black Dress Topshop Style Mafia puff sleeve midi shift dress, Striped Skirt Topshop , Patchwork Skirt Zara plissé patchwork skirt, Checked Skirt Zara 

 

 

3 Outfit Ideas To (still) Wear with a Turtleneck!

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I can’t recall, when my deep dissatisfaction with scarves started. It must have been winter obviously and i probably must have been sick with tieing them around my neck plus making me look like i was a michelin man (not having a problem with looking like a michelin man in general). Its pretty tough to dress properly and not in jeans and sweaters constantly in winter, but adding a scarf to the already trash outfit didn’t make it any better. But how does one keep oneself warm and still look OK? Like the unexpected headline predicted. Turtlenecks!

Its scary how often i wear turtlenecks indeed. A non-qualified statistical review of mine confirmed that its about 90 percent. So apparently i needed to share my deep wisdom with the world and show you some ways to try!

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Looking festive and still individual! 3 looks to help you out!

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Now that the festive season starts, we can all assure, that wearing green, gold and tartan is totally ok and even required. It’s not like wearing these kind of colour combinations is bad, i surely get crazy everytime i see red tartan blankets or socks. But we should still have the ambition to not look like predicted or at least not appear in a little black dress nor ugly sweater (which might be fun also!). It should not be too hard to stay true to your style, but still look festive. THATS TRUUE!   I created a few examples and tried to find as many sale items as possible. So here it goes!

This is for the more brave ones! Of course there needs to be one piece that reminds us of what we celebrate. Hence the proper classy cableknits and knitwear!

  1. The no-discussion-needed-let-my-style-talk LOOK!

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DressMarni Long Sleeve Printed Dress, Shoes: Alyx Sling Heels, Knit: &Daughter Rodeen Cricket Cableknit Sweater

 

2. The i-do-not-dare-too-much-but-oh-do-i-know-whats-a-good-look Look! 

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DressProtagonist Satin Midi Dress, KnitJoseph Layered intarsia wool sweater, ShoesMiu Miu Embellished velvet mules

P.S. This sweater is giving me sleepless nights. How great is it made, please.

3. The grandma-will-love-it-and-some-editors-too Look!

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Dress: Alessandra Rich floral print silk-crep dress, KnitAlexander Wang Argyle intarsia sweater, ShoesPrada velvet mules

P.P.S.:  Definitely recommended!! Cool socks like these here!

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Knee High SocksFalke Ergonomic Sports Socks ( no Prada needed here), Knee High Socks StripedSacai, Mid length SocksBurberry

BUY PRESENTS! NOW! Say, Net-a-Porter made you do it!

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Screenshot 2017-12-05 14.59.00.pngLiving in the US definitely has its flaws. Especially in sale season. How come it starts so early in the States and we poor Europeans have to wait until Christmas. This marketing strategies are driving me crazy. Good luck to have friends abroad or simply not being a shopaholic and waiting till sale season starts officially. Anyway, i still picked out some of the greatest gifts one can make to oneself or your beloved other half or whoever you want (spending money is the priority here!)

The Spring 17 RTW Prada show had me from the beginning on. I don’t know why, but my inner self tells me to look like a tomboy/grandma from the 60’s from now on. Resort 18 carries a lot of similar items, but Spring 17’s are on sale right now! So here are some of the best picks available!

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Cropped Knit:Prada, Poplin Shirt: Prada Printed Cotton-Poplin Shirt, PumpsPrada Metallic Kitten Heels, Kitten HeelsPrada Black Heels, Pants: Calvin Klein 205W39NYC striped wool pants, Knit Bra: Prada Knit Bralette, SkirtPrada mid length skirt, CoatCalvin Klein 205W39NYC textured coat, BootsOscar Tiye eva embellished black sock boots, BootsBalenciaga lace Knife Boots, BootsMarco de Vincenzo PVC-trimmed mirrored faux leather ankle boots, EarringBalenciaga gold tone acrylic clip earring, EarringsJ.W. Anderson gold plated earrings, Earrings:Cornelia Webb gold plated pearl earrings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s not officially sale season, but anyway. We still found some!

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Without starting with all that talk about how important shoes and handbags are and what good investments one can make with them, because you will wear them for ages and how they will always be classics, i will deny it straight forward. Actually there are no good investments with designer shoes.

No shoe can be worth 900$. I know it. It does not make any sense. Not to humankind.
Still, though. I do not write this stuff to be rational or reasonable.
The only reasonable thing is, buying them when they’re on sale.
Which is officially not the case right now, buuuut some shops started, so why wait and why talk more, just look at what i found. All under 500$.

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from up left to right: dorateymur, toga, j.w.anderson, givenchy, dorateymur, j.w.anderson
all via farfetch.com

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from top left to right: marco de vincenzo, oscar de la renta, marni, marco again, rochas and again marco. i have this thing with ruffles.
all via modaoperandi.com and netaporter.com

#1 Summer Sale is coming- what not to get now, but later.

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The last thing i learned in marketing class was to not get your buyers used to the sales season.
But since we all know, that sooner or later these favorite 4 letters will reach us from everywhere in our incoming mailbox, we tend to wait.
And thats ok, if not even a must sometimes. Since i have a quite strange style compared to the masses ( like all of us, who like to deal with fashion as religion) it is possible to find cool things still left on the shelves.
Some shops like mytheresa, style bop, modaoperandi and the everlasting one on the outnet. I tried to compromise some of my favourites, which should not be too trendy nor lame. I picked some out of Net-a-porter and Trademark ( which have incredibly good things on sale right now) as a little inspo.

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