Donnerstag, 24. Juli 2014

New watch on a budget

I think it is finally time for a new watch! I am wearing the same two watches for more than 5 years now. They are really classy and neutral, but now I want something more colorful.  Statement pieces like that can always pep up an otherwise basic outfit. As those pieces are mostly great for one or two seasons I don’t want to spend too much money on them, so my go to shop is Asos. They have a huge variety of great watches for a small budget. I picked out my favorites. Unfortunately my most favorite is the most expensive one as well, like always. But I think I will order two or three and decide then.

What would be your favorite?

1. Gold (18,30€)
2. Rose gold (21,11€)
3. Pink and silver (28,17€)
4. Gold (30,98€)
5. Pink and gold (87,32€)

Dienstag, 22. Juli 2014

Summer Pastels

Another summer outfit that I like very much <3

Top: Zara (similar here)
Trousers: Zara (similar here)
Shoes: H&M (similar here)

Sonntag, 20. Juli 2014

Summer Basics Part III

Today I would like to show you a basic summer outfit that I could wear everyday. I love the ripped jeans combined with a white shirt and red peeptoes! Die roten Schuhe peppen das Outfit etwas auf, sind aber nicht zu auffällig, so dass man das Outfit tatsächlich täglich tragen kann.

Basic white T-Shirt: H&M (Similar here)
Ripped Jeans: Zara ( Similar here)
Shoes: Pier One - Zalando (Similar here)

Donnerstag, 17. Juli 2014

LOV Organic Tea

I have a new passion: loose tea! 

For me it is kind of awkward that in offices everyone is constantly drinking coffee and offering coffee when you are going to meet someone. I did several internships and worked in different part time student jobs before I started at my first real job, and in every company and even in every country it was the same. It is also some kind of “social event”, if someone asks “lets go get a coffee” and then a group of people is getting together at the coffee machine to talk for 5 minutes about anything else then work. Most of the time I could not join those little breaks, as it feels strange standing there and not drinking anything. I felt always like skipping work on purpose then. But the office where I work now has a great coffee machine with a separate water boiler. So I can just go over, get some hot water and drink tea while most of the others drink coffee. 

At first I thought that drinking tea would just be a winter thing when I felt cold and need some warming up and that I would switch back to sparkling water as soon as it gets warmer. But I just did not stop drinking tea in the office even as we had some great temperatures in Cologne over the last weeks. I also “perfectionated” my tea routine during the winter. At first I started by going over to the coffee machine with my cup every time I wanted to drink something, but then I got a small isolated can. So now I just have to go in the mornings to get water and the can keeps it hot at least until lunch time. If I constantly have tea on my desk this also makes me drink more, which is a plus as I am drink way to less. I started with teabags and added a lot of sugar at the beginning, but now I use mainly loose tea and reduced the sugar amount, as I think the loose tea has a lot more flavor then teabags. 

My new favorite tea is the “wild berry fruit tea” by LOV. It is completely organic, comes in a great sealed can, smells awesome and most important: tastes great. I am sure that I will try some more flavors from LOV in the next months.

Dienstag, 15. Juli 2014

Favorite Summer Dresses Part III

Part III of our summer dresses series comes with a simple dress that I wear to every occasion if it is over 25 degrees. I bought it last year and was not sure about the cut with the longer trail but now I like it. The dress can be really casual combined with flats (see first picture) but it also works quite well for the office with heels.
This is not my normal outfit to go for a walk with Brownie, but it was one of those days she just wanted to join everything. 

Dress. H&M old (similar)
Necklace: H&M (similar)
Shoes: Belmodo via Görtz -> on Sale right now
Flats old (similar)

Sonntag, 13. Juli 2014

Favourite Summer Dresses Part IV

This is another favourite summer dress of mine. At the moment I am still a bit too white - I like it more when I am a bit more tanned :) As the dress itself is quite transparent I bought a simple underdress at H&M to make it more opaque.

Dress: Zara (similar here)
Underdress: H&M (similar here)
Shoes: Charles & Keith (similar here)

Donnerstag, 10. Juli 2014

Summer Basics II - Burger at Burgerlich

Love this basic summer outfit. I wore it on a day around town with Vanessa, checking out a few new shops in Colognes Belgium quarter. We had a little lunch at Burgerlich before.

Top: H&M old
Pants: Bershka (similar here)
Shoes: Zara old
Sunglasses: Ray-Ban on sale right now!
Golden Bracelet: Asos
Pearls: Thomas Sabo

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