To me, fashion and travel have always gone well together. I feel like discovering new destinations always has a slight influence on the way I dress. After a week in Ibiza I love everything boho, Marrakech makes me want to wear more colors and the Côte d’Azur had me picking out lots of whites and blue from my closet. My travels inspire my outfits, so naturally when I recently spent 5 days aboard the MS Europa 2 on a cruise along the French Riviera, and all white look was more or less mandatory….
Needless to say, it’s been a bit quiet here on the blog since last week. It has been an incredibly busy week and I feel like the only time I have spent online is to try to catch up on emails some time in the middle of the night. Last Thursday Kathi and I took off to Graz to speak at the Fifteen Seconds festival. It was one of the most inspiring events I have ever been to and feel incredibly humbled by all the talented and creative people we got to meet….
Shop the Look
One of my personal mantras when it comes to investment pieces is the cost-per-wear principle. Spending a months’ worth rent on a bag may seem crazy, but when you only invest into pieces you absolutely adore, the cost-per-wear may end up being lower than that of a more a affordable item. I rarely shop at places like H&M or Zara anymore because I find that most of the buys end up being things I don’t really appreciate as much and only wear a couple of times….
Shop these Sale Finds
Packing for a cruise is certainly not an easy task, as I learned last week aboard the MS Europa2. I have to admit, I somewhat underestimated how fancy the dinners on board are and for how many different occasions one has to pack when on a ship. There are casual breakfasts by the pool, days spent ashore in hotspots like St. Tropez, fancy 5-course dinners or caviar evenings and gin tastings in the gentlemen’s lounge. …