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  • Style Tips by Girl with a Banjo

    I always hit the gym with my Prada bag

    … and a few other style tips, tricks and confessions I never really told anyone. There are some things that keep the universe together: the laws of Physics, gravity, Nutella… But it is actually cheap mascara,…

  • Varsity shorts

    Varsity dreams

    The heat in Berlin makes me vulnerable. In only four days I’ve probably styled all the shorts I own on multiple occasions: from grocery shopping to sunbathing at a park, all the way to…

  • People


    If I showed a picture of Veronika Heilbrunner to my best friend and I dared to say I love her style, Nira would go on a rant against me right away. I’d probably attempt…

  • On the wall

    Skin reveal

    I’ve been working a lot on Girl with a Banjo recently in order to give it a deeper purpose. Ya know, I’ve had this blog since January 2012 and it’s gone through…

  • Canyon Pink
    On the wall

    Canyon pink

    I’ve recently come across multiple signs that point at canyon pink becoming a hit for intimates and swimwear in no time. A hue that’s intrinsically warm, it combines the sun bleached semitones with…

  • FTD White Top

    Basic perfection

    Is it just me or does everybody else have issues finding a good basic white tee? Every new season marks the beginning of what I like to call “the hunt of the basics”.…

  • High-leg cut

    Flattering heights

    It may be nothing but a number, but height matters. Otherwise sour compliments that often contain sentences such as “oh, of course it fits you so well, you are so tall…” wouldn’t exist.…

  • On the wall

    Granny shoes

    Granny shoes may be the greatest comeback since All Saints. Because, FYI, All Saints have a new song and it’s pretty much everything you’d expect from them 19 years after they released Never Ever.…

  • Focus

    White swimsuit

    I first saw this image in STYLEBY magazine last year and it was such a revelation. Everything I ever wanted was right there, in front of me. Rocks. Water. Perfect hair. Summer.…

  • On the wall

    Cracked amnesia

    In less than one month I’ll be leaving my role as Head of International Communications and -not literally- jumping off a cliff. I’ll be moving permanently to Berlin and stop seeing all the…