A Hint of Barbie – My new Nike Air Max

If you take a look at my closet, you will notice one color in particular: black. I am a huge fan of back – though I know it’s officially not defined being a color as such. Black works with everything and especially with every occasion. May it be for my work, my free time, friends time, for a nice dinner out, a spontaneous trip to a bar or laid back pic-nic at the park. The color black can be worn in a chic manner, a comfy-looking manner, modern, gothic (if one is a fan of it), punk, rogue, or conservative. Really, it fits all moods and places.

This summer I wanted new shoes. Not just any shoes, but I wanted sneakers. Most of you might have already seen the hype – the Nike-wave that flooded seemingly the whole fashion world. It took me into its stream as well and I couldn’t help it but want exactly that foot-wear as well. Originally, I had planned on getting the black Nike sneakers with the white sole and the white Nike sign. Taking one of my closest friends to the city, I made her try on shoes with me. Then, I saw the white Nike Air Max. First thought: Barbie! I had previously seen girls wear such bright sneakers with ⅞ lenght jeans (blue or black), combined with easy flowing tshirts, with jumpers, with blazers and even suits. Call it crazy, but as weird as it seemed to me at the time the more I couldn’t let go of the idea of combining such a girly and sporty look with classy-chic.

You can guess it from my photos. Yes, I vowed down to the fashion trend and decided on the hint of barbie: I had to have those pinky, girly Nike Air Max. It was one of the best sneaker decision I have made so far (not to forget my black Jeffrey Campbell sneakers with golden studs: I still love those black ones!). I especially love combining them with washed blue jeans and a blazer of choice. Be it in dark grey, pink, white or blue. They all fit. Speaking off, I am still looking for a white blazer. I know that at this point I should really share some of my outfit ideas in photos – so I promise to take some pictures next time I wear my lovely new favorites.

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Mini Banana Pancakes

If you like bananas, you will clearly love the following, super easy to do, banana-egg-pancakes. Personally I never really liked bananas as such. Lately though, I’ve been having one every morning – in a banana milk shake. You heard it right: I’m a huge fan of my morning milk-shakes. One, I will share with you soon. For now, I may present you my mini-banana-pancakes.

For the recipe you need the following items:

▪   1 banana

▪   2 eggs

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Stir both the eggs and the banana well, until you have a smooth, quite liquified dough. Et voilà – you are most certainly almost done. Now heat up a pan, add some oil – or butter, if you like – and go flip those pancakes through the air. Personally, I decided for small ones.

For the decoration – yes, I love pretty food – I added some fresh strawberries.

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The NEW StylePhantom

I am finally back – and with me I took: StylePhantom! Some of you might already know my old blog. Due to not knowing whether I should continue my blog nor really liking the design of it, I went offline for quite a while. The past few months have been filled with new, exciting things though: I travelled, I took on a new job, I moved city and country and looked deeper into what I really want. So here it is:

I missed writing, I missed sharing my life (to a healthy extend) on StylePhantom, missed StylePhantom itself, missed my readers and missed having that certain „free-time“ in my life, which enabled me to fully let go of everything around me. So, here I am, super excited to share with you parts of my life. Now living in Zurich and having a new surrounding, has given me the opportunity to take a new view upon situations, products, places and decisions – some of which I am really looking forward to sharing with you!

To be fully honest, I wanted to start the blog a little earlier again. However: Moving, changing jobs, travelling and getting settled has really taken lots of my energy in the past. Most likely I will not be able to post on a daily basis in the future either, though I will try my best to keep a healthy routing: for you and myself.

 

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Photography: Lars H. Eckernkemper

For now: I hope you will enjoy reading future blogs, as much as I love flipping through my magazines and blogs (call me a lifestyle-junkie, seriously)!