Berlin / Travel

Berlin Calling

Posted 28 January 2013



Berlin is a city unlike any other; relatively new as so much of it has been rebuilt after the war, and even now it seems as if it’s constant state of construction. On first impression the streets are wide, sparse and utilitarian. But once you delve a little further, it’s like a concrete wonderland of incredible stores, super cool cafes and hidden bars.

I was in Berlin over New Years, which meant I was lucky enough to experience the extremity of German fireworks. Corner stores sell fire crackers for less than a euro, people shoot them from moving cars and the large crackers sound like a car back-firing. It was a lot of fun, and as it hit midnight, the skyline truly did come alive.

The city has attitude and a unique aesthetic; restaurants with laid-back interiors serve up great food, there are more menswear boutiques than I’ve ever seen in one place, and the style on the street is cool, grunge and vintage-focused. I really could imagine living at in Berlin at some point, here’s hoping that happens.



Posted by Jessie on 14 February 2013

Of course - it's the classic A.P.C trench in Khaki. xx

Posted by Simone on 13 February 2013

Hi Jessie I love your trench! May I be so rude as to ask what designer it is by? S X

Posted by jenaly on 11 February 2013

I love your outfits and photos. amazing!!!

Posted by Jessie on 4 February 2013

Hi Anna, I couldn't agree more - and it wasn't a venue for anything fashion related. The shot of me above is simply what I was wearing the day we visited and went to the museum below. I think it's perfectly natural to take photos of places of significance you visit on your travels.

Posted by Anna on 3 February 2013

While I admire your photography and envy your outfits, I thought that the Holocaust Memorial was not an appropriate venue for a fashion shot.

Posted by babelaulait on 3 February 2013

love the look!

Posted by fabliha on 31 January 2013

Berlin looks like such a stunning city! Its one of those places I always want to visit whenever I plan on going to Europe but somehow don't get around to it! :'( Next time definitely! Oooh and digging your dope bag xxx

Posted by the marant philes on 29 January 2013

Very beautiful, I don't really know that much about Berlin so it's cool to get glimpses of it on people's blogs. I'd think NYE must've also been a little scary with people lighting firecrackers from their car, but an experience nonetheless.... - Aliya:)

Posted by sarah. on 29 January 2013

nice shots. love the outfits too. XO NO ORDINARY SHOW

Posted by steph on 29 January 2013

missing europe and living vicariously thru your photos! berlin is such a cool place too, glad you got to spend some time there

Posted by Theresa on 28 January 2013

I totally love Berlin and always have such an amazing time whenever we go visit so I completely know what you mean. Great that it made such an incredible impression on you. It's definitely unique. Lovely photos Jessie. xT

Posted by amanda on 28 January 2013

I was in Berlin in the Fall and was so surprised with how taken I was with it, when in truth I was not expecting to be. Your photos are lovely, and moving, and take me back down memory lane. new follower, follow back? amanda

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