Trenchcoats used to have a stuffy, formal feel but that’s not always the case anymore. Sure you can still get that preppy Burberry look if you like but a loose casual trench is a better match for your boyfriend jeans. Here’s how to wear the relaxed trench. [ Zara trenchcoat with roll-up cuff // Hinge Felt Panama Hat // T By Alexander Wang Classic jersey
It’s still very much in-between weather here in Berlin. Sometimes it’s warm and sunny but other days not so much. This is the time of year for layers and for versatile pieces that can do double duty. The kimono cardigan is a great choice; wear it like a jacket on warmer days or layer under a coat if you need one. I’m usually an all-black
I’m not ready for the shorts and summer dresses in the stores just yet but I do want to lighten things up for spring. I’m feeling this iridescent trend right now. The trick here is to be understated to avoid looking like a 90s rave refugee (unless that’s your thing of course). [ Michael Kors ‘Runway’ Iridescent Crystal Chronograph Watch // Rebecca Minkoff Iridescent Leo
I love Doc Martens. They are comfortable and practical but they fall in danger of making you look like a wayward teenager. Keeping the rest of the outfit simple and strong is the best way to avoid looking like a mall rat. This outfit has a hit of army green to keep things tough while the oversized denim jacket and ripped jeans are on trend.
The harem pant is a tricky beast. On one hand, it’s totally comfortable and easy. On the other, one false move and you are well into hippie festival territory. To solve this dilemma, go for a restrained black version paired with an ankle boot and a little leather jacket. It’s still comfy like your pajamas but also perfectly acceptable to wear for weekend brunch. [