Donnerstag, 14. Februar 2013

Will you be my valentine?

One of the most liked and celebrated days arrived in Japan. 

It is Valentine's Day. 

The day, you give your boyfriend/husband, your males colleagues, your male acquaintances and whoever male you may care for Chocolate. The best would be handmade, but bought chocolate is better than nothing.

In the end, your aim is to show, that you care for them.

So much talk of who receive chocolate... but what do the guys do in Japan on Valentine's day? Do they take out their spouse like it is custom in America and increasingly in Europe?

No. They don't. At least not yet.

But isn't it unfair that almost every female starts from January to look for the best receipts, ideas and even takes a hell of a time to prepare everything?

Well... in Japan every male shows his gratitude for the received chocolate on "White Day" in March. A day when it is the guy's turn to return the gratitude and to give back sweets to every female he cares for. Still, thanks to globalization it gets custom to take out one's spouse as well.

Outside of Japan, I would wear one of these outfits to spend Valentine's Day (since my boyfriend arrives here in 6 days earliest)

Which one do you like more?

Outfit 1 (for spring days) and Outfit 2 (for winter days)                            


watch out for more detailed photos

Close up Outfit Spring:

 the Bag is from Emporio Armani, Pumps by Cate Grey, Ring a heritage from my Granni

Jeans 7/8 length from Cambio, Heart checked shirt from Burberry, Tweet Jacket from F21

Jewelry: golden cuffs from F21, watch Cartier

Close up Outfit Winter

Overknee boots by Dolfine Sartié Paris, Skirt by nümph, asymmetric, tight sweater by Boss Orange, Moto Jacket by F21, Bag by Jimmy Choo for H&M, Necklace handmade

the cuffs are from an older Mango collection

  Close up Jimmy Choo for H&M leopard chained clutch

cuffs all Mango, bracelet handmade from Tokyo

I am curious for your thoughts ! What do you think?


  1. I like your style hun! nice blog :)

    would you like to follow each other on gfc? xo

  2. Thanks for you comment!
    Many kisses dare!

  3. I didn't know Valentine's Day was celebrated in Japan! It's not celebrated here in Brazil :/ but maybe my boyfriend and I will do something.

    1. I was surprised as well as I realized how important that occasion is here, hope you had a great day with your boyfriend

  4. looks like good outfits! thumbs up

    Would u like to follow each other on Gfc,Fb or Twitter?

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  5. It's interesting to know other culture's traditions, I didn't know about this day in march! Love the clothes!


    1. Thank your for your comment, Yienia. That's true - White Day is barely known since we do not really celebrate that. It is a neat idea though,

  6. I love your blog!! Great post as well. I'm your newest follower :) Would you mind checking out our blog & following back via GFC and Bloglovin'? Looking forward to your next post. Happy Valentine's Day! XOXO

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  8. I like the spring-outfit more! Can't wait for summer, so I can get my summer heels out of my closet!

    1. haha - I totally feel with you... same goes for me. I am tired of wearing thick sweaters

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