When Christine and I met in town last week to shoot for an article I am working on for Your Living City, it happened to be the first official day of sales in Luxembourg and so we decided to have a little browse. I found this Zara coat on sale and because 15% of the coat is made of silk, the price was still slightly steep but worth it as 80% of it is wool which keeps me warm even without a thick jumper. This is great when I can quickly whip off my coat and cool down once I arrive at work after I pile out from the sardined-packed metro carriages with commuters, followed by a bit of a power walking from the station to work. Another sale find in Zara was this top which has leather shoulders details. I have never really been able to embrace the all-leather trend - with the exception of this skirt paired with my leather jacket - because I tend to prefer having subtle accents on clothing, like this top. My third, final and lastly but not least find was this bag. I love bags. But bags with several compartments? I love even more. Organising and sorting things into different sections of my bag gives me the impression that I am totally and utterly in control of the things in my life. Does that make sense? Probably not. On one side I keep my Filofax and gloves and on the other side I keep stuff which I will need to whip out several times a day such as my wallet or metro pass. This way I am not faffing around and searching in a bottomless Mary Poppins sack whilst holding people up. I like the idea of being able to categorise my handbag items into separate compartments and it is one of the reasons why I first fell in love with the Prada Galleria bag. A girl can dream.

Coat, top, trousers & bag - Zara
Boots - H&M


  1. This coat has such a beautiful, versitale color!
    & damn this top, it is on my wishlist as welk but I haven't been able to go to the sales yet!
    PS : let me know if you're ever in Ghent:)
    Love. xx Lyn

    1. It's so easy to throw over any outfit! did you manage to find the top?
      Aww thanks, not sure when I'll be going but I'll try to give you a heads up :)

  2. Oh you look adorable, great photos! (:

  3. Oooh God, so beautifull!

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    1. teehee thanks :D love your all about yves post btw! <3

  5. everything nice, but your hair... just perfect!! <3


  6. Your style is awesome! chic or casual - you are fab!