Category Archives: Academia

Not Very Formal

This Friday one of my colleague defended her thesis. In Sweden this is a public event, and colleagues, friends, and family usually attend. It is custom that you dress up at a thesis defense, and it is not directly something … Continue reading

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A Versatile Mustard Skirt

Hurray I made it. I survived five days of getting up earlier than I prefer, and definitely earlier than I have got up during the vacation. As I took these photos before going to work my tiredness might show in … Continue reading

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Hopefully Enough Monochromatic for Everybody Everywear

This Monday was the first day officially back at the office after the vacation. As I have told you before the dress code in academia in Sweden (at least within my field) is very relaxed. I sometimes feel overdressed, and … Continue reading

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I Feel Like a Teacher

I think a black cardigan is one of the most useful pieces to own, and this black cardigan is no exception. However, by some reasons I always feel like a teacher when I wear a long black cardigan. I don’t … Continue reading

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Casual Chic First Day at the Conference

This is an outfit I wore the first day at the conference. It is what I would call casual chic. Newly bought jeans from Ann Taylor Loft, a new shirt from Saint Tropez (bought in Sweden), and a sweater from Forever 21 . … Continue reading

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Reason to Sneak Out Early?

It is dark very many hours in Sweden this season. It is almost no daylight when I go to the office in the morning and if I go to the office at the time I rather should it is definitely … Continue reading

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Good News Might Be Bad News in the World of Science

I am not only blessed with the opportunity to visit a renown research center in a beautiful city, I have also had the luck to get warm and sunny weather in place that is known for be rainy. However, I better tell … Continue reading

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