stories & musings

Yana Nesper

Pearls are amazing natural phenomena that start with just a simple grain of sand. Layer upon layer, surely but slowly mother of pearl creates a unique gem in order to counter act the initial irritation. Now I guess what I’m…

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Fashion Week Berlin

My week leading up to Berlin Fashion Week could best be described as quite simple a mad-rush. I decided to attend the occasion spontaneously and I was too late for, well basically everything. All hotels were fully booked and more importantly I had no idea what to wear. So, I started frantically…

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Moda Tutkusu

Aysegul and Yasemin, meaning “Rose“ and “Jasmin“ wear their names well. Because both are blooming beautiful, but if you think that they are just pretty to look at than their booming success will prove that there is more to these…

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Marcia Vidal

Isn’t it just wonderful when you discover fabulous jewelry that adorns your individual style perfectly? Absolutely yes! But it’s even better when your new glam find was made with passion by a person you admire. In my case it’s a…

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Hats off for Alida!

Whenever I enter Alida’s hat store I feel like Alice in Wonderland. Her salon reminds me of a little magic garden – the hats resemble a variety of flowers. Mundane fedoras, playful fascinators and pert pillbox hats sit there in…

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Tearful Tunic Love

Five years ago I discovered a beautiful beach dress in a hotel store in Bodrum/Turkey. It was a silken maxi dress by „T’n Me“ with a seashell print, embellished with coral stones. The shop assistant told me about the elaborate…

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Tea Time Ian Baker

Tea Time and a Baker in a Box

A red carpet leads me to the hotel entrance. The concierge opens the door with a friendly smile. Elegantly arranged lilies adorn the foyer and invite to enter the lobby, also said to be „Munich’s most beautiful living room“. I’m…

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The Breton Shirt

The Breton Shirt

  It’s happening again. I’m rummaging through my closet hoping to find useful basics. But all I can find are pieces like a black lace-trimmed skirt, sequined shorts, bright colored coats etc. I should really learn to be more focused…

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