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Polka Dots

Something new to kick off 2018! New both in style, pattern and color. Style with a little bit of length, flow and pleats. Pattern of polka dots. Color is burgundy. This skirt definitely passed all lackmus tests of number of new outfits created when … [Read More]

Black & Brown

Not to cheerful as a combination! But strict and to use the brown color feels like news to the world. Its been a couple of years since I added something brown. Blouse - Mayla Skirt - Whyred Blazer - Rag and Bone … [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]


Glitter On A Thursday

Why don't you glitter on a Thursday? Sometimes when I start projects I can't really tell where I got the inspiration from. If you would have asked me 6 months ago if I would ever wear a glittery skirt to work I would have said NO, but … [Read More]

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Lost In Translation

The feeling in this epic movie just about describes the feeling of being in Japan. It's a country and a culture that provokes a feeling of being bewildered. Bewildered and in love. It's been an instant love from the first time I visited some 12 years ago. … [Read More]


After holidays the grey dull ordinary life is back. Back in the office and dressing accordingly. Putting on my golden zipper skirt styled with a white shirt and the grey cashmere cardigan. Boots for the bottom. Skirt - Acne Shirt - J.Crew Cardigan … [Read More]

Béret Japonais

If in Japan why not a béret Japonais? I finally found a béret that fit me and my head and the make is Japanese. I was lucky because the weather wasn't cooperating the days we were visiting Kyoto, it was both chilly, windy with a touch of snow and rain... … [Read More]


Transferred to the much beloved snow. Ready to try out the JaPow in Niseko, Hokkaido. One day of sun shine? Good for one thing - pictures of the stunning Mount Yotei. Apparently the first day in two weeks when it was visible... Check out the … [Read More]

Me And The Big Guys

Arriving in Tokyo, browsing the Sumo wrestling district, Ryogoku, can be quite exciting. Especially when you get to meet the big guys! Spotted them while they were buying the afternoon snack... Had to ask for a picture! But their buddy ran away … [Read More]

Me & My Puffy Pants Are Out Traveling

The fashionista in me is on hold. Traveling to Japan and had to bring skies and ski gear so not much room left for fancy stuff to wear... Puffy pants are on, practical uniqlo down jacket and walkable shoes. All my clothing has to fit Tokyo temperatures … [Read More]

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