What am I up to tonight?
28 Januar 2011
As you all now Monki launched monki.tv this month and started with Susie Bubble from Stylebubble. This is the third part of the segment about and with her and I think it's the most interesting so far, as you can have a look at her wardrobe. It's absolutely stunning how many clothes she has, how she organizes them and that she puts her tops in file cupboards, because they are the only ones, which can bear the weight.
I love her style, her bubbly personality and that she is taking fashion serious, but that on the other hand she can speak about herself and fashion and inside the fashion world ironicly. Her blog was the first blog I was reading and she is inspiring me in so many ways, I can't describe.
27 Januar 2011
My sister is having her birthday party at the weekend and the theme is silver, because she is becoming 25. (25 = silver wedding, got it?)
That's why Cain and me went to "Humana" at the Alexanderplatz, to find some silver pieces. I didn't find any, but this super cool, warm, fake fur coat. It would be perfect for wearing with skirts or dresses, because the hem finishes perfectly after the butt. At 39€ it was a bit high priced, that's why I didn't buy it, but I am still dreaming about it. To buy or not to buy, that is the question!
Me with this coat is like a female version of a Yeti (look down for explanational comic) and didn't Lagerfeld made this look street suitable?
26 Januar 2011
The last years winner of the award "Designer for Tomorrow" (exclaimed by "Peek und Cloppenburg") Parsival Cserer had his first own fashion show during Berlin Fashion Week.
If you believe the site modabot.de, his collection for Autumn/Winter 2011 was inspired by video games of the 80s, such as Space Invader. That's why the introduction song to the show was the theme of "Super Mario". Isn't this great?
The idea got me totally and the clothes are also interesting, beautiful and wearable. There were colourful knit dresses with low-cut backlines, jumpers and jackets. I can't wait to see it in real life, but now I let you decide by yourself.
(pictures via http://www.zimbio.com)
Last friday me and my boyfriend visited the new underground line U55. Officially opened on 8 August 2009, it now has only three stations and is not connected to any other underground train.
Actually, there were plans to extend line U5 from its current western terminus at Alexanderplatz through the city centre, past the Brandenburg Gate and the Bundestag, to the new central train station, Berlin Hauptbahnhof. This Chancellor Line ("Kanzlerlinie"), it's named like that because it passed through the government quarter, was originally planned as a diagonal line through central Berlin, continuing to Turmstraße in Moabit, where it would have a passage to get to the the U9, and on to Jungfernheide, where it would connect with the S-Bahn ring and U7. Beyond the S-Bahn ring, the line might continue to Berlin Tegel Airport or—if the airport is closed as planned—to the new neighbourhoods to be built in its place. Because this was a long-planned route, short tunnels are existing at both Jungfernheide and Turmstraße to incorporate the new line.
However, these plans were cut back for financial reasons before construction even began. For now, the line terminates at the Hauptbahnhof and is planned to be built further at an unspecified later date.
So we used the time, going by the "U-Bahn" the two stations to "Hauptbahnhof" and were impressed by the kind of decadent architecture and the tidiness, which is caused by the lack of people using this line. I really liked the kind of windows to let light incide at the station "Bundestag", it gives you a certain feeling.
If you are around in Berlin and haven't visit the line before, give it a try!
(my outfit pictures were shot by my boyfriend, the other pictures by me and the informations came from wikipdia.co.uk)
25 Januar 2011
The other week I have been with a friend of mine to IKEA in Tempelhof. I like going to IKEA not because of buying furniture or things like that, but seeing different design ideas and pretending to live the lifes they show you. They compress a lot of lifestyles in small rooms, which is interesting, but still kind of weird, isn't it?
So my friend decided to be a family father, a girl and a weightlifter for short time.
23 Januar 2011
Last year hessnatur put the Humanity in Fashion Award to tender. They want to support up-and-coming designers and to sustain the aliance of fashion design with ecological and humane production conditions.The winner is promised to get a contract about the realisation of a collection for hessnatur and will get a support amount of 25.000 Euros.
During the Berlin Fashion Week they announced the three finalists, who were Janosch Mallwitz, Julia Knüpfer und Anja Umann. They and their collections are presented in the following video in German.
The winner was and still is Janosch Mallwitz (26) from Berlin. He just finished university and took part because he likes the idea of sustainability in fashion. While establishing his label "LAST", he wants to produce enhanced under fair production conditions and with ecological fabric.
His collection is called "graduation", it's about youth culture and the point where one chapter is closing and the next starts to open. There are a lot of references to pop culture and american high school, as you can see in the use of the sport numbers or the shoes, which are inspired by Grunge. He says that it ranges between smooth and edgy, but also between optimism and pessimism.
The collection seems to be of good quality and interesting textures. The zipping details are awaking the feeling of transition, which is enhanced by layering.
In my opinion he and his work really deserve to get the price, just next time, he could use more colour.
20 Januar 2011
As everyone knows: It's fashion week!
But I won't take part.
I don't like crowded places with too many people, who are way too "hip" and way to "cool" for me.
Seems like I don't fit anywhere, which makes me sad.
Gladly there is still a sale in the shops, where I bought this long cardigan.
The book and the long tunic were a present for Christmas.
Now let me go to my room and think about the missing sun and my life and fashion.
10 Januar 2011
While my brother is watching "Project Runway", I had a look at the blog of the sartorialist.
This is a video some company did about him. I think it is interesting to see, how he is picking the people and their clothes or outfit, that he actually is going around the town for hours taking pictures and showing the world just the best one or two of them.
09 Januar 2011
The second picture is a lamp, my boyfriend gave me for Christmas. He bought one in Ikea and painted it black and red. I love it!
Inspired by a dear friend of mine (Thanks, M!) and because I tried one by chance in a "Bio company" supermarket, I bought a lipstick made by Dr. Hauschka in deep red (the german colour and number is 06 dunkelrot). The lipstick is covering well, is not parching my lips and is made with natural ingrediences, so I am not eating oil after I applied it.
Because this lipstick made me happy, I kept on searching for other colours, for example pink, which the company Dr Hauschka doesn't sell. While searching I came across the company IKOS, which is known for their Egyptian styled cosmetic articles. The items, which caught my eyes, were those lipsticks:
They are made in really strange colours, don't they?
My first thought was: "Who is going to wear green, black or blue lipstick?" Then I came across the explanation on their website:
When applied this lipstick is colourless however depending on your mood and individual temper it changes its colour. Special, nurturing agents are sensitive to the acid content of your skin. Live to see these unrivalled colour effects. Lasts up to 12 hours. Prevents the drying-out of the lips and doesn't fade.
In my opinion this is fun! I would love to have the white or green one, which will be pearly-pink and night pink.
Besides they have those in their sortiment:
These unique lipsticks are made up of two halves. One side is kiss-proof, the other a stylish shade. Use each side separately or mix the colours.
I still wonder, how you will apply just one colour separately, but together you could paint nice patterns. Where is my white/wild rose one?