What to wear: Pleated Midi Skirts

  This week I am invited to a 50´s themed summer wedding in Italy and after weeks and weeks looking for the perfect outfit and watching the first seasons of Mad Men over and over again I finally found the perfect outfit, starring an evergreen – the pleated midi skirt.

29 Something Life: The unsexy post

  Well first of all: Just because someone needs to say goodbye to his/her twenties, doesn´t mean that your days of stylish sexiness stop here. But, let´s face it – the “Sturm and Drang” period is over. No one wants to suffer from cold feet any longer, which you caught whilst waiting in line to…

Grandpa/Grandma inspired Vintage Style

  “Style is something each of us already has, all we need to do is find it” (Diane v. Fürstenberg)”… …and sometimes it might even help to look through your family photo albums, doesn’t it? Ask for your old family porcelain which for sure is kept in a secret place called “the attic” and host…

What to wear: Waterloo Sunset

“Every day I look at the world from my window. But chilly, chilly is evening time, Waterloo sunset’s fine. Terry meets Julie, Waterloo Station, every Friday night…” (Waterloo sunset, lyrics by the Kinks, 1967) If one was ever wondering what Julie would wear nowadays whilst waiting for Terry in the chilly, chilly evening time, the…

What to wear: Fedora & Cape

The fedora hat celebrates its big revival and creates a perfect match together with another evergreen: the cape! Not a hatface? Short legged? Yes, these kind of trendpieces cause quite a lot of controversial discussion amongst fashion lovers – but take a walk on the wild side and simply give it a try (…the next…

What to wear: Stripe Shirts

“Hello, my name is TwentyNineSomeone and I am a Stripe Shirt addict.” Yes it’s true, right now I could literally wear my new favourite shirt everyday. Especially “Casual Friday” is a good occasion to bring a little bit of a french touch to “le train-train quotidiene” in the office (wearing long trousers though). Find the…

Trial and Error: Smokey Eyes

At first I wasn´t quite sure whether to put this post into the “What to wear” or “Trial and Error” category. As you can see I chose the latter one and I will be very honest with you: Mastering the smokey eye look is a livelong learning experience (going from panda bear eyes, over “You…

What to wear: It’s Friday…

…I’m in Love. This song from “the Cure” (just love it since ever) might not be about Robert Smith (frontman) desperately looking forward to wearing a pair of jeans on “Casual Friday” in the office…but in my case, it would be (about the shoes mostly)!!!               Ralph Lauren blue…

What to wear: Disco Inferno!!!

Every Once in a while “Disco” finds its way back in Mainstream: In the 90’s it shortly lived up thanks to Moloko’s Clubhit “Sing it back”, in the 2000’s “Goldfrapp” appeared on the radar and 2013, “Daft Punk” really managed to put Disco and Funk back on the track. No need to hide and seek:…

Top Ten: Hand-Luggage

Packing does not just bring up the question about what to take with you and looking “chique” in every part of the world (see TOP TEN: Cabin-Sized luggage). Even more important seams to be the question: What not to forget? So please enjoy my TOP TEN list of things to put in your hand-luggage: Passport…