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Me & My Guys

.... took a road trip in the Austrian Alpes for a week. Thats what happens to you when your son decides to take a gap year to go skiing. He’s now working as a ski instructor at Bad Gastein which turned out to be our first stop. Never been before so I was … [Read More]

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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]

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My new companion #whydontyou

My New Companion

End of season sale and I found a new companion that I have great hopes for. A black and white little miracle jacket that will accompany all my black skirts and pants. Feminine with a straight and short cut and as a detail, a little bow tie (that the … [Read More]

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DIY Wool flannel pants #whydontyou

DIY Wool Flannel Pants

They have been hanging in the closet for two years.... Hiding or just me having this misguided idea that I would have to have a lining in them. I thought the wool flannel would be too itchy without a lining... But luckily I reconsidered after trying them … [Read More]

Sunday black and white #whydontyou

Sunday Black & White

Sunday in the middle of the winter, calls for black & white. Don't know if I dare use the word styling, perhaps combining a pair of Levis 501s with a salt & pepper wool knit! Nothing fancy, just to stay warm! Have a great Sunday! … [Read More]

New color on the skirt #whydontyou

New Color For The Season

Just replacing the skirt and hence adding a new color, rust, to the otherwise very static pieces in black - blazer, knit and knee boots. Skirt from Arket and what can not be seen in the pictures is that the hem is assymetrical! … [Read More]

Feminine touch #whydontyou

Feminine Touch

Sometimes I just love the feeling of wearing a slightly more feminin look. Often the lace top adds just the tid bit of femininity to get the right touch. When adding my wide legged pants it adds the perfect feel of a feminine swoosh from the fabric in the … [Read More]

If You Have A Moment

extra, are in Stockholm and feel like going to see an exhibition!! Please attend the exhibit about the collaboration between Martin Margiela och Hermès @ Artipelag. An opportunity to see great fashion and design by the talented and mysterious Margiela! … [Read More]

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