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January 2016


Germany Part 2

January 14, 2016

After a week in my mother’s home town of Essen, it was time for us to travel down to the little ski town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen to chase the snow – you must be thinking oh another really long German name, but there is a bit of a story to this one. Garmisch and Partenkirchen were originally two separate towns but in 1935 Hitler decided to merge them for the fourth Winter Olympics -much to the dismay of its residents. Famed for its…

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Germany Part 1

January 10, 2016

If you’ve been following me on Instagram you might have realised that I have embarked on a European holiday! A winter getaway involving snow was long overdue as was a Christmas with my parents and German grandmother, so we decided to all meet in my mother’s home town of Essen, Germany to have a European Christmas! The last time I was in Essen for Christmas was in 2005, and it snowed on Christmas day! So needless to say my expectations for this…

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Five Minutes with Senskins

January 7, 2016

I decided about two years ago that I would try stop buying fast fashion and start investing in a classic and timeless wardrobe. And so I started collecting pieces by local and independent retailers who share the same social and environmental ethos as I do. About a year ago I met Kezia Soedjono at a fashion show and absolutely fell in love with the wide legged culottes she was wearing. When I asked her where she got them from and she said she had made…

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