We all get dressed for Bill.


Sunday, June 26, 2016

I woke up to the sad news that my favorite street and fashion photographer Bill Cunningham passed away. The first time I heard about him what when I researched the residents of Carnegie Hall for some project I had to do in high school. I was fascinated by how freely he captures ...

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Mother’s Day


Sunday, May 8, 2016

The last Mother’s Day I spent together with my mum was in 2011. Even tough the aftermath of the fatal earthquake that shook the east of Japan was what brought me back home to Hamburg that time, now I think of it as a lucky chance for me to have spend one last ...

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Creative Block – and how I break out of it!


Sunday, May 1, 2016

My second year of Fashion School officially started a month ago - as you could guess! Only 2 posts in April?! It's May already?! I couldn’t really believe it myself… but let’s focus. This year is the year I actually get to do things how I want to do them with ...

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Knowing Your Limits


Tuesday, March 1, 2016

One of my good friends who graduated from fashion school repeatedly told me that studying fashion is hard, that half of the students will give up somewhere in between and that if you are not one of those throwing the towel, you will have to cut back your own life ...

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Say it with an Emoji… Cookie!


Saturday, February 13, 2016

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and I am excited! (Those of you who read my blog since the beginnings might remember my Valentine’s packaging post from last year) I really came to like Valentine’s Day since I moved to Tokyo. Here the day is all about girls giving sweets or presents to ...

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Why the Comfort Zone will hold you down


Thursday, January 7, 2016

MSGM Cocoon Coat (similar) No21 Sweatshirt  Zara Chiffon Blouse (similar) Zara Jeans Balenciaga Giant City Bag Zara Fringed Penny Loafer One of my New Year’s resolutions is to get out of my comfort zone more. Staying inside the circle of what you know is easy, comfortable and save. Probably some of you know the saying “If you ...

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Hello 2016!


Monday, January 4, 2016

Happy new year 2016! It took me a few days to get back to my blog after New Year’s Eve, but I actually already worked on putting one of my new year’s resolutions in practise: From today on tired of Tokyo will be written trilingual in English, German and Japanese! I am ...

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This was 2015


Thursday, December 31, 2015

#2015bestnine on Instagram Today is the last day of 2015. I just got back home from what felt like a two week marathon of touristy things in Paris, skiing and snowboarding in Obergurgl in Austria and a tiny bit of relaxing at home in Hamburg so I’m not planning a big party ...

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10 Present Ideas – Gold & Glamorous!


Wednesday, December 2, 2015

It’s the first day of December! The last bit of November things on here became a little silent, but deadlines kept piling up my social life went over board - but now that December has rolled around, most deadlines are behind me and I only have another 2 weeks until I ...

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Why I am ‘tired of Tokyo’ – and why not!


Wednesday, August 26, 2015

tired of Tokyo is exactly one year old today! Which is why I chose today's theme to be more related to the blog than anything I posted before - while at the same time also a lot more personal. I often get asked why I'm 'tired of Tokyo'. And every time ...

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