My winter essentials


Mango coat // Zara dress // Footwork boots // Calzediona tights // C&A scarf & gloves // Hat from a market // Kinto glasses 

If see my trying to hold my balance on the slippery sidewalks these days, there’s a 90% chance I will look exactly like this. My cream accessories are the first things I put in my schoolbag in the mornings. And now that I think of it, basically the entire outfit was bought in Germany. The dress was a splurge when we visited Koblenz last year, and the gloves, scarf, hat, coat and tights are more recent purchases from our visit to Düsseldorf. I think it’s fair to say I did my part in keeping the German economy rolling. 

I have my last exam tomorrow morning and then it’s time to break out all things fun again! It’ll be a welcome change after spending weeks clustered at my desk. Well, my bed really. I’m planning all sorts of fun stuff to do during that one free week I have between tomorrow and the start of my internship. Start.of.my.internship. Stress is building you guys! The week of February 4th is going to be one tensed one. My internship starts on the 4th, I have my drivers exam on the 5th and I get my grades back on the 6th. How are my nerves going to put up with all this? 

Also, thank you so, so much for your kind words on my photography post from Tuesday. In my reader survey a lot of you asked to see more of my “photography”, which made me confidant to share some of it on the blog this week. In the past, these posts never really got that much response, so I logically thought that there was no more interest in it. I was so wrong, haha! I went out for a walk again after my exam on Monday, so I have plenty more wintery scenes to share if you like!  

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45 Comments

  1. 24 January 2013 / 17:09

    Yay Nikki! You can do it! Congrats on almost being done with exams and on the internship!

    Also, love the tights 🙂

  2. 24 January 2013 / 17:38

    This outfit is lovely, you look so cosy and those tights are absolutely amazing – such a great colour! Good luck in your exam, and I hope you have a fun way to celebrate afterwards xo

  3. 24 January 2013 / 19:44

    Leuke kousen! 😉 Veel succes met je stage en rijexamen!

  4. 24 January 2013 / 20:12

    Loveee the tights! This outfits looks amazing on you!

  5. 24 January 2013 / 21:03

    love those tights! good luck on your exam!

  6. 25 January 2013 / 00:19

    Ack! Love the jacket.. love the tights… I want this entire outfit! So cute!

  7. 25 January 2013 / 02:48

    I love your coat and tights Nikki! You look so ready for a prance in the snow! I can't wait to see more of your photography but I love your cute outfit posts too!

    Also I just discovered your facebook page this week. How did I miss that? And I definitely had to click through all your outfit photos. I missed so much from your first years of blogging. You had stellar style back then too!

  8. 25 January 2013 / 13:17

    You look so cute! 🙂

    Would love to see more photos – especially winter ones, I love the snow you're so lucky to have 🙂

    Congrats on nearing the end of your exams too! 🙂

    AwayFromTheBlue.blogspot.com.au

  9. 25 January 2013 / 18:28

    oh my goodness, you are so so adorable.
    and good luck!

    K

  10. 25 January 2013 / 20:39

    Wat een super leuke foto's Nikki, echt heerlijk dat sneeuwlandschap! En hihi, mijn tas zou er inderdaad leuk bij staan, geweldige kousen 😀 !

  11. 26 January 2013 / 00:22

    You look so different in glasses here! But still the same cuteness!

  12. 26 January 2013 / 07:03

    first of all, love your layout and the font in your body text – and your photos are so professional! and those tights .. make me feel like i need printed tights ahaha

    stephanie
    http://somedaystephanie.blogspot.com/

  13. 26 January 2013 / 18:48

    superleuke foto's!

  14. 26 January 2013 / 19:03

    This looks so cozy. Gorgeous backdrop for your shots too. I think my favorite part is the fun polka dot tights!

  15. 26 January 2013 / 21:12

    your coat is lovely !!

    what about following each other on several networks : GFC/FB and Instagram for example ?
    Kisses
    Hannah
    Elegantesque Blog

  16. 26 January 2013 / 22:30

    eep those polka dot tights!!! sooo cute 🙂

    ps im following you on instagram too yayy <3

    -Marsa
    The DayLee Journal

  17. 27 January 2013 / 11:58

    Good luck with your last exam! Also, love those tights, they are adorable!

    Em x

  18. 27 January 2013 / 15:20

    Looks like the first few days of february aren't exactly going to be a blast for you… But hey: the sooner the work is done, the sooner you get some free time (I hope). I love the tights btw, you really made me want to buy a pair of those 🙂

  19. 27 January 2013 / 18:59

    This double breasted coat looks like it's made for you! Along with the spotted thights – perfect! 🙂

  20. 27 January 2013 / 21:12

    You look too charming, dear! Love the polka dot tights, the cute layers of your dress and jacket, and most of all those darling matching hat/scarf/mittens set!

    <3 Cambria
    jupefashion.blogspot.com

  21. 28 January 2013 / 09:52

    Thank you so much for your comment, it made my day!

    Love the tights and hat!

    Best,
    -Kati

  22. 29 January 2013 / 06:14

    Nikki, the tights are adorable! Love the dots!

  23. 30 January 2013 / 13:42

    beautiful snow outfit! love your coat!

  24. 2 February 2013 / 19:58

    your tights are adorable!! im really into tights this season … i feel it is a bit harder to wear white, cream or light colored tights and match them with shoes but i am still trying 🙂

  25. 11 February 2013 / 20:16

    Adorable pictures!Love the photos.

    If you have time take a look at my blog as well. 🙂

    XO,
    Mybrunetteworld.blogspot.com

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