Naturally I love shopping… but I also treasure some pieces in my wardrobe which I bought years ago like this sequin wrap top. Paired with black silky trousers and golden accessories it is quite a dressed-up look and together with a black blazer I feel comfortable for a dinner invitation or going out. The fabric is a light chiffon but because of the darker colours I tend to wear it more often in the autumn/winter season.

Speaking of colours: After discovering some new and bright colours for summer like emerald green, royal blue or orange, I am wearing more black again these days. Not sure if it is the trend or the season but most likely my own preference 🙂

Very soon I’ll present you several looks in my other new favourite colour Burgundy, I am addicted to this new trend colour… but stay tuned for my next outfit which will be quite different: A Bavarian Dirndl for the Oktoberfest starting next Saturday!

Natürlich liebe ich es, neue Sachen zu kaufen, aber andererseits gibt es ein paar Schätze in meinem Kleiderschrank, die ich einfach liebe und immer wieder anziehe. Dazu gehört dieses Wickeltop mit Pailletten, das ich schon einige Jahre habe. Mit einer seidigen Hose und goldenen Accessoires ist es ideal zum Ausgehen oder einer Einladung – dann meist mit einem schwarzen Blazer darüber. Obwohl es aus feinem Chiffon ist, trage ich es häufiger im Herbst und Winter – ich finde, es passt zu dieser Jahreszeit.

In letzter Zeit trage ich auch wieder mehr Schwarz, eigentlich meine Lieblingsfarbe, bevor ich kräftige Töne wie Smaragdgrün, Royalblau oder Orange für den Sommer entdeckt habe. Liegt es am Trend oder an der Jahreszeit? Wahrscheinlich einfach, weil mir danach ist 🙂

Mehr in meiner zweiten aktuellen Lieblingsfarbe Bordeaux zeige ich Euch demnächst, es scheint, ich bin dieser Trendfarbe verfallen… aber zuvor dürft Ihr Euch diese Woche noch auf etwas ganz anderes freuen: Mein Dirndl, passend zum Wiesnstart kommenden Samstag!

Photos taken by Mr C

Top BON’A PARTE (no longer available) | similar style by Mango or indulge yourself by Malene Birger
Trousers Mango | bow tapered  by Mango and high waisted by asos
Peeptoes Kayla Italy | gorgeous in taupe by asos and Piperlime
Clutch ZARA (sold out) | pretty by ZARA and Accessorize
Necklace Bijou Brigitte (sold out) | loving this by BaubleBar and Accessorize
Bangles and ring boutique in Paris (gift by my daughter)


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39 Kommentare

  1. 16. September 2013 / 17:16

    Ohh liebe Annette, wieder ein ganz tolles Outfit. Solche Kombis mag ich ausgesprochen gerne und Du siehst darin einfach atemberaubend aus. Das Wickeltop ist wirklich etwas ganz Besonderes mit diesen wunderschönen Details und Du hast wie immer den perfekten Schmuck dazu gewählt. Es ist eine Freude, mich von Deinen Outfits inspirieren zu lassen.
    Und wie schön, ich kann den blauen Himmel auf Deinen Bildern sehen, leider versteckt sich der zurzeit sehr hartnäckig. Ganz herzliche Grüße Conny
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  2. 16. September 2013 / 18:35

    Liebe Annette. Ich kann absolut verstehen, dass du diese Wickeltop so sehr magst. Es ist ein ganz feines Stück, dass mit einer schlichten schwarze Hose sofort ein tolles Outfit zum Ausgehen geeignet ist. Damit kannst du zu jeder Feierlichkeit. Mir ist im Moment auch wieder sehr nach schwarz, ich glaube das liegt an der kommenden Jahreszeit. Wobei bordeaux ganz wunderbar passt.

    Ich freue mich schon, dich im Dirndl zu sehen. Denk daran, wo deine Schleife hingehört. 🙂
    Lieben Gruß, Cla
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    • 18. September 2013 / 17:02

      Morgen kannst Du sehen, wo ich sie binde, liebe Cla 🙂

  3. 16. September 2013 / 19:15

    Fabulous outfit Annette! I always mix old and new for a unique look.

    Also, what a glorious sunshine, you really do live in a beautiful part of the world 🙂


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  4. Highland Fashionista
    16. September 2013 / 19:40

    That necklace is perfect with the top, and the top itself is gorgeous and timeless! Well done!
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  5. 16. September 2013 / 17:49

    I am so jealous of your lush green landscape, Annette. The top is beautiful as well. Have a great week!!

  6. Sabine Gimm
    16. September 2013 / 19:53

    Wunderschöm. Steht dir sehr gut ♥
    LG Sabine
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  7. Curra
    16. September 2013 / 21:30

    Es ist ein perfektes Set zum Abendessen oder Partei zu verlassen.
    Sie tun gut daran, sie zu halten, weil es elegant ist und wirklich zu Ihnen passt.
    Obwohl die Sammlungen kaum sehen die schwarze, die Geschäfte sind voll von dieser Farbe.
    Also keine Sorge, weil du Mode selbst fahren.

  8. 17. September 2013 / 0:40

    Wow, these photos are amazing! The sunlight is just perfect and is making you even more striking (if possible). I hope your black is not due to your mood in having your daughter head off to college! But, you do look fantastic in it and very glamorous. Such an ideal setting and looking forward to seeing you in Burgundy too.
    xo ~kim & chloe
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    • 18. September 2013 / 17:04

      Thank you so much! Alena is having such a great time already which really brightens up my mood 🙂
      xx Annette

  9. woodlucker
    16. September 2013 / 22:46

    Wrap tops never go out of style. I have some from the 90's and still wear them. Yours looks great on you! Nice detailing. Good fit on the pretty pant too. The German landscape looks gorgeous

  10. 17. September 2013 / 0:54

    You look fabulous, the top is something I think one could keep for many years and restyle it with many different looks, your scenery is a perfect backdrop for the beautiful look!
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  11. trinagrandinetti
    17. September 2013 / 3:13

    I believe any color trend you decide to wear is worthy of following. I'm finding myself being drawn towards the blacks and browns this past week also, maybe its a casual way of transitioning to Fall. Looking forward to that new outfit post on Saturday.

  12. josepmbadia
    17. September 2013 / 9:13

    A very nice look and very stylish. The top is cute, the fabric looks super soft, and the colors I love. I like the shape of the neckline, with spangles, and also the cross so pretty. The necklace and bag are perfect in the outfit. I really like the balance of this look.
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    • 18. September 2013 / 17:05

      Josep-Maria, I always really appreciate your feedback, thank you so much for taking the time and also for your pins.

  13. Sharon
    17. September 2013 / 12:53

    What a beautiful look! Wrap tops are some of my favorite styles and the black and gold color combination is so elegant. Am excited to see your Bavarian Dirndl. My daughter and I recently attended the German-American festival in town. We, too, are looking forward to the upcoming Oktoberfest festivities!
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  14. 17. September 2013 / 13:13

    Just gorgeous! And such a different top. Love.
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  15. Rebecca
    17. September 2013 / 15:22

    Very lovely elegant look. I love many of the necklaces you wear Annette and have a question. The look is great but do the inexpensive ones hold up well? One of the bloggers I follow mentioned a necklace that was purchased on bauble bar or one of that type of sites and it fell apart quickly. Thanks!

    • 17. September 2013 / 18:40

      Thank you very much, Rebecca.
      In general I don't want to spend too much money on a very trendy piece, lets say an orange bauble necklace which I probably wear for one summer season only.
      However, I bought two 2 golden H&M necklaces a couple of months ago and because of the cheap quality the oxidation turned them green… a real waste and I wouldn't recommend them! ZARA and MANGO necklaces tend to be of very good quality though and I never had any complaints. Annette

      • Rebecca
        17. September 2013 / 21:15

        Thanks for your quick response Annette, I appreciate your answer.

  16. dan
    17. September 2013 / 18:45

    Wonderful top which is perfect on your silk pants. Your necklace is also beautiful. Very stilish outfit. You look gorgeous!
    I often wear dark colours in winter but I am still enjoying light ones…
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  17. Anne-Marie Bruun
    17. September 2013 / 18:20

    I have been traveling on your fantastic blog. I'm not finished watching it all but I am very impressed. It is very profesional and beautiful. The top you wear is beautiful and the shoes matched perfectly and a very beautiful background

    • 18. September 2013 / 17:06

      Dear Anne-Marie, thank you so much, I am very happy that you like my blog!

  18. Life Style Over 40
    18. September 2013 / 6:31

    I think the real challenge of styling is in making a creative use, time and again, of items one has in ones wardrobe. Constantly buying new clothing as they pop up in the shops every season, is easy and no fun at all…
    I can see why you like your top, it is truly lovely and a timeless item. I also have to comment, about the beautiful background.. Sara
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  19. Mrs C
    18. September 2013 / 9:49

    Annette darling, you look as stunning as I remember! Beautiful top and well paired too 🙂 By the way next time to the Far east you should visit Malaysia and one of its beautiful islands 🙂

    MRS JACK OF ALL TRADES (a fashion and life-style blog)

    • 18. September 2013 / 17:08

      I really hope I will have a chance to visit your home country. I have always enjoyed my visits to the Far East so much. Culture, beaches, the fantastic food…

  20. sofia
    18. September 2013 / 10:31

    What a beautiful place to take pictures. I love your statement necklace.


  21. 18. September 2013 / 13:52

    You look gorgeous…very elegant, that is a lovely top:)

  22. 18. September 2013 / 19:03

    Such a pretty wrap top and accessorized perfectly well too!
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  23. alisonlumbatis
    18. September 2013 / 20:08

    I love how this wrap top highlights your little waist. The brocade is gorgeous!

    20. September 2013 / 19:39

    Cada día más elegante y bella!!! Me encantan tus accesorios!!
    Un beso!
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  25. Barbarossa
    21. September 2013 / 18:12

    Przepiękny zestaw. Biżuteria cudowna. Bardzo ładny plener. Pozdrawiam serdecznie. Barbarossa.

  26. Isi
    9. Oktober 2013 / 15:00

    Das ist ein tolles Ensemble! Hab deinen Blog soeben neu entdeckt und freue mich über jede Frau über 30 die es wagt und einen Blog startet. Dankeschön!

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