Lipstick Shades: House of Dagmar

Style

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Lipstick shades are all over for autumn winter. Plum, wine, berry red – you name it, your favourite shade can be found on comfortable and cozy knits and soft yet edgy dresses and skirts. Last week I was in Berlin to work with Shop Pyramid on the editorial shoot for the forthcoming fall collections.  A […]

Panama Hats & Pretty Dresses

Accessories, Style

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In the dog days of summer there is nothing a Panama hat won’t fix.  That and a cool linen dress to beat the sultry heat.  This outfit reminds me of the styles I loved and wore in NYC, where the summer humidity is often hair and style-destroying unless you choose wisely! Reformation are a U.S. […]

Temperley London (Call Me Coco)

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I have a growing love affair with Alice Temperley, whose feminine but rock-inspired sensibility meets well with my idea of dressing in contradictions.  For SS15 the designer focussed on upping her game in daywear: her core pieces and versatile separates resulted in plenty of fresh, modern looks with all the usual beautiful Temperley signatures (lace, leather and tailoring). […]

Me & Mini Me

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When I started this blog over four years ago, I would never have imagined that I’d still be blogging at this point in time, let alone with mini-me on my arm. Things have been a little quiet on StyleOnTheCouch lately – I needed to wind down late on in my pregnancy – then there was […]

There Is Nothing Square About Gingham

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  If you took a straw poll of people’s associations with gingham, you’d likely arrive at picnics and school uniforms.  Yet this happy print has had a makeover for summer – we are in the era of gingham for grown ups, Blog Reader.   This energetic, zingy print can be found in modern, jumbo squares […]