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Those Flowy Skirts Are All Over The Place

So I picked up one of my oldies, haven't used it in, like, 12 years? Flowy skirts for the office isn't an easy thing to wear, the risk is that you look hippyish and feel uncomfortable for a whole day. Actually I didn't quite think I would dare to wear it … [Read More]

New Style For The Wide Legged Pants

The more wide legged pants and flowy shapes you see, the more daring you can be to find new styles. I usually go for a tighter top when styling wide legged but today I opted for a longer and a little looser knit. Yes with the wrap it becomes kind of tight … [Read More]

Why don’t you?

Charlotte’s Fashion Blog

This blog is about me and my take on style and fashion for professional women, how to reinvent and style your office wear without constantly buying new clothes and by honoring quality and love of textile!

I will explore how to create new outfits from your regular closet staples. How do you reinvent yourself and your wardrobe when you don’t have time, or money, to shop?

The title of the blog is chosen with a wink to Diana Vreeland, former fashion journalist at Harper’s Bazar and editor-in-chief at Vogue, who was a classy, original maverick who thought out of the box before anyone even knew there was a box.

Not even pretending to be anything like her, I still hope that the title can instill some inspiration and sparkle, some ‘Why don’t you?’ … [Read More]


My Black Office Jacket

One of the key wears in an office wardrobe is to have a nicely fitted black office jacket. For me there are three key features when choosing a black jacket; the fit, the quality of the fabric and lastly the cut! You can spend an awful amount of money … [Read More]

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Xmas Partay!

Red as in Xmas party! A forever blizz dress with details as threads of glitter and leather, one of the best pieces I've ever designed and sewn! Ready to be brought out for the party season around Christmas. … [Read More]

The Green Thing Going On

Styling my green theme with the green cardigan, a tie-front top and green patterned skinny pants. Finishing off with lace-up ankle boots. All pieces dates back a couple of years but are still going strong. I've had my green obsession going on for some … [Read More]

Adding A Belt

... is what I'm doing this year. To change things around a bit. Otherwise pretty much the same. Little Black Dress - Whyred Blazer - Tiger of Sweden … [Read More]

The Black Winter Coat On Repeat

... for the fifth season. Sometimes a black coat just turns out to be the favorit, this one is definitely one of them. From Alice, NY in a cashmere and wool blend that is keeping up in shape and form. Love the softness of the fabric, the feminine cut and … [Read More]

Slightly Less Classic With The Plaid Skirt

More of the plaid skirt just to show how it can be slightly less classic than how I showed it Tuesday. Today I pair it with my linen blouse with the statement sleeves and the sleeveless cardigan. Not even close to becoming boho chic as the classic skirt … [Read More]

Basic Office Outfit

Bringing out the plaid pencil skirt for a basic office outfit. Some days are just not highly fashionable, they are just plain outright ordinary. Those days the trick is to be as updated as you can in your thoughts about how to combine and pick out the … [Read More]

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