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Broderie Anglaise & Pattern Mixing

broderie anglaise dress and cork bag

For me, Broderie anglaise is the epitome of summer fabrics. In the 19th century it was mainly used on nightwear and underclothing. Nowadays, it’s often used for sundresses or light shirt dresses like the one I’m wearing today. Due to the tiny eyelets the material is perfect for when it’s really hot or humid outside.

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To Buy Or Not To Buy?

sale bags
Have you found anything in the winter sales yet? Several items from my wishlists have been reduced by now but I’m having a hard time deciding as I’d like to reduce my shopping habits a bit this year.

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Colour for Grey Days

Fun Bags for Grey Autumn Days | Caliope Couture
It may have transpired that I have a penchant for whimsical bags but I believe they can be a real mood lifter for grey autumn days as well.

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Summer Canvas Tote Bags | FRIDAY FIND

Canvas Tote Bags

Canvas Bags are always popular in summer. That seems to be largely due to their woven textile quality which is usually not overly suited to rain or snowy weather as natural fibers tend to get soaked.

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Eelskin Leather | CRAVING

 

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I recently came across Becksöndergaard’s fabulous collection of accessories. Continue reading

Comeback of the Backpack | FRIDAY FIND

Backpacks and satchel bags have made a huge comeback this year as can be seen in the amazing variety of styles currently on offer. I have collected a few of my favourites from designer to budget here.

Backpack Revival

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Rucksack Revival

promod trenchcoat and galaxy print backpack

There was a time not long ago when backpacks were actually reserved for kids still in school, nerds of every ilk or people who really don’t care. Well, times have changed!

It all started when I decided to finally put into action my long-hedged plan to take a bike to work. Grudgingly, I had to admit that a backpack would come in handy and would actually be a useful accessory. So I started scanning the market and discovered there were actually a lot of not too bad looking backpacks out there…but then I spotted this galaxy print backpack from spiral bags at Zalando…and fell head over heels!

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