Lily Palm

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cameo the label, cameo, fashion bunker, Australia, lily palm print, shorts, nightlight, alessia blazer, alpinestars, as by df, berlin fashion blogger, personal style, fashion, not your standard Shorts: Cameo

Blazer: AS by DF

Blouse: Zara (similar here)

Shoes: Nicholas 

Watch: Larsson & Jennings 

Bracelet: More is Love

 

I finally did it! I said goodbye to long hair this past weekend and I have never been so happy about it. I can’t remember the last time I’ve had my hair this short; it feels so incredibly chic and light. I find it so interesting how a woman’s hair is such a big part of her life, it’s like a security blanket in so many ways. I definitely had my hesitations about letting go of the length, but after a while I felt that my long hair just wasn’t age appropriate anymore. I needed a change and something new to work with. Most importantly, I wanted to separate my 18-year-old self with who I am today. Change is good for you; it’s scary, refreshing and exciting all at once, and should always be embraced.

 

Ich habe es endlich getan! Ich hab mich verabschiedet von langen Haaren am vergangenen Wochenende und ich war noch nie so gl√ľcklich dar√ľber. Ich kann mich nicht erinnern an das letzte Mal dass ich meine Haare so kurz hatte; es f√ľhlt sich so unglaublich chic und leicht. Ich hatte definitiv meine Bedenken √ľber die L√§nge abzuschneiden, aber nach einer Weile f√ľhlte ich, dass meine langen Haare einfach nicht mehr den professionellen Eindruck machen wie ich w√ľnsche. Ich brauchte eine Ver√§nderung und etwas Neues mit dem ich arbeiten kann. Am wichtigsten war das ich mich von mein 18-j√§hrigen selbst trennen wollte. Ver√§nderung ist gut f√ľr jeden; es ist erschreckend, erfrischend und aufregend, und sollte immer angenommen werden.

 

It’s All in the Details

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Just because it’s Spring…

 

Casual Weekend

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Sweater: Monki 

Jeans: Zara (similar here)

Shoes: Manebi 

Sunglasses: Elizabeth & James 

 

I had quite a productive weekend, biking around the city, hitting markets, shooting blog posts and stopping to enjoy good food along the way. As much as I’m a girl who likes a little heel with almost every outfit, it just doesn’t seem possible to wear them during the day on the weekends. I can’t seem to get from Point A to Point B as fast as I like to… so flats, hair up and skinny jeans it was ‚Ästa weekend uniform in my opinion.¬†

 

Ich hatte ein sehr produktives Wochenende: Radfahren, Märkte besuchen, Blog Posts vorbereitet, und stoppen um gutes Essen auf dem Weg zu genießen. Ich mag fast immer Heels mit meine Outfits, aber manchmal scheint es nicht möglich sie im Laufe des Tages am Wochenende zu tragen. Ich möchte einfach von einem Ziel zum anderen, mit Bequemlichkeit, also flache Schuhe, Haare hoch und Skinny Jeans waren das Uniform. 

 

 

Menswear Inspired

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Jacket: Zara 

Shoes: Zara (old, but similar here)

 

I love those moments when you forgot about a piece of clothing in your closet and suddenly get inspired to bring it out again. I bought this shirt dress a few years ago when I lived in New York for a summer originally thinking it would be a cute beach cover-up, but when I threw it on with a pair of heels and a belt it became one of my favourite summer dresses that year. I don’t think I’ve worn it once since that summer in New York until I pulled it out from the back of my closet and thought, hey, this looks a little Alexander Wang SS14 inspired. It’s safe to say this shirt dress will forever be a classic in my wardrobe and an investment I’m glad I made. Hope everyone had a lovely weekend — I shot some great outfit posts for you guys and made a major change to my hair… if you follow me on Instagram, you already know!

 

Ich liebe diese Momente, wenn ich ein Kleidungsst√ľck im Schrank vergessen hab und pl√∂tzlich dazu inspiriert bin es wieder rauszubringen. Ich hab dieses Shirt-Kleid gekauft vor ein paar Jahren, als ich in New York lebte f√ľr einen Sommer. Ich dachte, es w√§re ein schicker Strand cover-up, aber wenn ich es mit einem Paar Heels und ¬†G√ľrtel kombiniert habe, war es einer meiner Lieblings Sommerkleider. Ich glaube nicht, dass ich es einmal seit diesem Sommer in New York getragen hab, bis ich es dieses Wochenende in meinem Schrank gefunden hab und dachte, hey, das sieht ein bisschen Alexander Wang SS14 inspiriert aus. Es ist sicher zu sagen, dass dieses Shirt-Kleid f√ľr immer ein Klassiker in meine Garderobe sein wird. Ich Hoffe ihr hattet alle ein sehr sch√∂nes Wochenende — ich hab ein Paar tolle Outfit posts f√ľr euch diese Woche und habe meine Haare gro√ü Ver√§ndern lassen. Wenn ihr mich auf Instagram folgt, wisst ihr das ja aber schon!

 

 

Easy Changes

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As much as I love buying new pieces for my home, lately I can’t seem to find anything that’s really worth the investment. I’ve been meaning to do my hallway entrance for ages now and I still can’t find the perfect end table, lamp, mirror, basically everything… I think the problem with me is that I have an image in my head of what it should look like and I won’t settle for anything else. I’m also on the search for a good mid-price home decor store in Berlin¬†‚Äď where is the Home Sense, CB2 or West Elm? Come on you lovely Germans, help a girl out!

 

Okay, so the purpose of this post isn’t really about new furniture at all, it’s actually to discuss moving around pieces you already have. One of our first pieces we bought for the apartment was our black circle table; we found it at an antique market and instantly fell in love with it. After a month or so we then decided we wanted a long wood table instead and had one custom made for our place, which meant that our black table sat in a corner piled with other things that didn’t have a space for the past year. I finally pushed it out the other day on a mission to snap some pictures to sell it, but when I stepped back I realized I couldn’t part with it. Indecisive much? So I moved the living room around, made room for both tables and decided the the Not Your Standard desks would be to the left on our big white table and eating would be to the right. The point of it all: it’s funny how working with the furniture you have can change the whole feel of a room.¬†

 

And what great timing. Lifestyle Mirror just published a lovely feature taking a closer look inside my workspace alongside a few of my other favourite bloggers, including Gal Meets Glam, Honestly WTF, and Wit & Delight.

 

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