Friday 27 July 2012

the slow math of debt and dreams

Hi guys!

After the emotional up and down with my private issues during the last weeks I'm feeling so much better this week. I'm motivated again and it's such a good feeling.
We finally have summer weather here, I'm going to attend a martial arts class to find a new hobby, I'll meet my girls from the office for dinner tomorrow, I'm taking part in a market research group to earn some extra money for future travels, I'll go to Primark with Patrick and shop til I drop at the weekend, we'll go to a friend's birthday party....
And I have a new job! Well, another job I should say. The company where I work as a student help has reduced my weekly amount of working hours for summer and this reduces my monthly income. But I don't want to cut back on my monthly spendings because I love to treat myself by eating out or buying clothes once in a while, so I applied for several other jobs.
Fortunately I hit the jackpot by finding a second temp job in the same business sector like my first job, which is event management. Very nice co-workers, laid-back atmosphere, pretty office with roof garden - I love it there.

As I have to deal with customers in person in the new job, I need to pay attention to what I wear to the office a bit more than in the other job. Due to the young office team they still they have a very laid-back attitude towards clothing there, no dresscode, but I think I will have to keep an eye on my outfits not being too crazy and/or too much tramp style if you know what I mean.
Sometimes it unintendedly happens that I throw on washed out skinny jeans, oversized t-shirt, oversized lumberjack shirt or cardi, boots and a knit hat and that's when I get close to looking like a defiant 90s grunge teen.
Hey, I love grunge style so don't get me wrong here. But for the office I try to keep it neat. ;)
Yesterday for example I wore this lovely breezy super-light summer dress which I bought on my Budapest trip in February this year. I jazzed it up a bit with the cheetah cardigan, wildcat necklace and the matchy-matchy belt, flats and bag.

We had 30° Celsius here but always with a breeze, so it almost felt a bit like being near the sea, only the salty scent in the air was missing.
How's the weather over at your place? Are you enjoying summer? Okay, I know my Aussie readers don't, but what about the others?

Happy Wednesday! :)

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  1. i love your outfit im sorry to hear u weren't doing so good, but at least you're back on top! and congratulations on the job too :)

  2. I love the outfit! Leopard print and dark red look so cool together. I'm glad you're feeling better, congrats on the job!

    I really love your watch - where did you get it if you don't mind me asking? I love little watches and it's so cool!

  3. This outfit is very me! You look lovely! :) x

  4. You look absolutely gorgeous. That red looks amazing on you. Stunning dress

  5. This is an amazing outfit, I really like it. It's still rock n roll with the leopard print cardigan. Love this colour on you SOOO much!!
    Have fun with the martial arts class, that sounds like so much fun. Have a great weekend :)

  6. the color of ur dress is so pretty on u!

  7. super schönes kleid! passt toll zu dem cardigan! :)

  8. Das freut mich dass du noc einen zweiten job gefunden hast! Das kelid mit gem leoparden cardie sieht super aus!

  9. I'm sorry for the emotional turmoil, I hope things get back to normal for you soon.
    And I must say you look absolutely stunning with this outfit, your dress goes great with your pail skin & red hair. Lovin' the bangs on you too.

  10. love the sleeves on that dress!!!! :)

    love, polly

  11. super tolles outfit! die farbkombi ist der knüller und deine neue tasche ist sehr edel und cool. meine praktikantin von arbeit hat auch eine liebeskind tasche - deine ist aber schöner.
    hahaha, wie absurd, dass meine praktikantin so eine teuere tasche hat und ich mit meinen 5€ flohmi-taschen rum stiefel ... so ist das leben ;))))))

  12. aww your style is cute! I just found out your blog and I love your style.
    Do you wanna follow each other? Let me know =)


  13. great dress honey, i really love itt


  14. I love the sleeves on your dress! That photo is awesome, the look on your face is just, "Yeah, it's got sleeves. I know I'm the coolest."

    I'm glad that things are looking up for you! Life really is a roller coaster of ups and downs, isn't it? I've been feeling a lot of that lately as well. Congrats on the new job!

  15. all the leopard theme here! glad you are getting back up on your feet!!! Women are strong people! anyway i realise everything matches your hair, the colors. and your eyes are beautiful! x

  16. super cute x love leopard print! x

  17. Das Outfit steht dir richtig gut!! Schön :)

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  19. Oh *.* , ich möchte auch ein ähnliches Kleid. Es ist sehr shön und modisch!
    Natürlich, es steht Dir gut! Und noch ein satz, das halsband ist auch sehr toll ich möchte das auch :$ : *.* Diese Outfit ist THE BEST!!!!


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