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Why Peggy Porschen Was A Disappointment

Peggy Porschen feels like one of the must-go-tos when you go to London, influencer or not it feels like a place that is so hyped now that EVERYONE goes there…and so did we. Here is my experience of why I would probably not go back to visit and why my excitement was basically crushed.

You can see the pink wall already from the main street, yes it makes an impact, I mean it’s a place that looks so good especially on their own IG-page. It wasn’t a lovely day, but there was still smaller line to get in (you can see my Peggy Porschen-videos saved on the highlights under “London travel”). Everyone, and I’m not joking everyone had pink or something pink on. A older couple that came after us, even the guy had a pink shirt on. Waiting outside to get in, there was pretty much going on, a lot of people taking pictures, changing clothing, posing etc.

in my opinion you can even see that it’s not gonna taste good

After 30 min or so we where let into the bakery shop and shown to the minimal back space room of the café. This was actually a win, cause the main shop area is nothing fun if you think about it from a Instagram-perspective. The back space is cute, BUT so small, Elina who is basically a size 0 had her bum up the neighbor’s faces passing between the tables to get to her cute seat. This I won’t really complain to much about, because I get it, they want to get in as many people as possible so people don’t have to wait, but for eg. I was sitting with my back to the aisle (or lets be honest I was sitting on the aisle), it is so tight that having my coat jacket on the chair (no there is no other place to put your outerwear), the people walking in and out were on it all the time so it’s basically falling down. OK, lets leave the space problems. We read the menu, I was expecting higher pricing, which is fine, but there was nothing really on the menu that grabs one’s attention, so we basically ask the waiter what is nice to order so it becomes IG-friendly for pictures. She tells us about a “valentine’s day cup cake” and a piece of cake with raspberry filling. We ask for the cute cookies they show on their IG page, but no that we can’t get, they are only sold packaged for taking home. Then we ordered macaroons and obviously having a pink theamed IG we wanted pink ones…guess what THEY DON’T HAVE PINK MACAROONS!!! WTF?!?! Anyways we ordered one of each of the other 4 and tea.

So our order comes, the tea pot and cups are cute, but the next disappointment comes when we see the bake goods that came in… No IG-potential at all, not even nicely plated and after tasting them, they were dry, didn’t feel especially fresh and the quality was really a bummer. I’m not joking if I say that I’ve had better baked goods in a regular supermarket than what we got served at Peggy Porschen. You may think that maybe it’s about my palette…No. I don’t think there was anyone in that café that was not disappointed and underwhelmed by their visit and wouldn’t come back another time.

Do you remember the couple that was standing behind us, the guy with the pink shirt? the were sat by the table next to us, and while Elina went to the loo as the Brits say, they actually turned to me and asked “so, what do you guys think about it all?” Basically meaning, “how shitty isn’t this?”

After getting our order we didn’t get any more attention from the waiters, not if anything was ok, not is we wanted something else, the check, yeah anything. Eventually we got to pay, on the way out we though about buying the cute cookies to take home, but 20£ for 3 cookies, but after changing around 5 boxes where in each box the cookies were broken, we though hell no, we are not gonna give them another quid.

So in short, Peggy Porschen, I wouldn’t tell anyone to visit for buying something in the café, well, maybe a cup of tea or the coffee options, and the macaroons were good (even though a bit overpriced). For IG value you can do all your photos outside, because if you don’t get basically our corner table inside in the back room, there is no photo value to get inside.

Peggy Porschen should put more time on the client experience, on there baking goods, it’s a great example of today’s #influencerlife of staging and photoshop:ing to the point where you definitely don’t get what you see. – which is OK for an influencer, but NOT SO MUCH for a business.

 

Have any of you visited?

xoxo,

Vicky 

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Budapest on Saturday

Yes, you didn’t get it wrong, I’m flying to Budapest on Saturday morning to spend the day there. Not really just a “fun trip”, I’m meeting my dad in the evening who is driving down from Sweden with my new Mercedes that I’m gonna use down here in Turkey. But because he has a lot of km to drive and I’m landing already at 12.20 in Budapest I will have a lot of hours to explore the city a bit. If anyone has any tips or is in the city, I would really appreciate any tips 🙂

Gonna meet up with Anett who I got to know working at the European Championships in Swimming end of 2011, so its gonna be a small reunion 🙂 She is working with the upcoming FINA World Championships in Budapest so unfortunately she won’t have too much time for me.

xoxo,

Vicky

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This Mom’s Favourite Clothing Pieces – Part 1

20170320_140212You may get surpriced on what it is, but life as a new mom makes you tend to go back to the easy choices, the comfy choice that you know works. A couple of extra kilos and trying too much new stuff on or see if your old stuff fits one more time is not something you want to do too often.

I have two “full outfits” that I tend to go too. Of course I can mix them up with eachother. 20170320_140220

  • t-shirt: Ed Hardy (I love their women tees)
  • long sporty zip-jacket:  WARP
  • jeans: PEARL
  • shoes: New Balance
  • sunglasses: Ray Ban

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xoxo,

Vicky

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Total Jeans-Look

Yay or nay? Spring and summer is coming and jeans looks are being seen more and more, but qhat do you  guys thinn about the all-jeans-look? Are you pro- or anti?
Here are just some looks from accounts on Instagram to  get inspired by:

http://instagram.com/khloekardashian

http://instagram.com/goldenesquartier

http://instagram.com/adizzaoficial

http://instagram.com/fabiennegrugel

http://instagram.com/josi_lopes

http://instagram.com/alia.sirbu

http://instagram.com/julianapritsch
And some mom and babyinspo too:

http://instagram.com/seval_zean

http://instagram.com/naydorneles
Xoxo,

Vicky

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Pokemon Go or Fashemon?

The most played game in the world right now, Pokemon Go, but have you heard about Fashemon – ‘Gotta Style ‘Em All?

These illustrations by Stylight shows some IT-names in the designer world and has been praised by for example Victoria Beckham.

fashemon pokemon go

Do you wanna know more? -> check it out HERE

xoxo,

Vicky

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Cheap Way To Update Your Closet For Spring 2016

Spring is coming! Except the pastels we gonna see a lot of floral prints that will make your “boring” outfit until something fab. Here are some cheap ways to update your closet.

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Good Morning – Bad & Good Habits to Do & Not To Do

Good Morning Sunshine. Did You think about that what we do the first we do in the morning can make or break out day? Many of us have several bad habits when it comes to the very first things we  do once we wake up. Here are some tips on healthy behaviour we can adapt to get a better kick start to our mornings.

1. Leave your phone alone – instead of instinctively reaching for it first thing in the morning. Take your time to brush your teeth, or pour a cup of coffee, before diving head first into the day’s endless emails, news and updates. – HARD ONE!

2. Stretch – this sounds simple enough, but stretching can help to wake up the muscles after a long night’s sleep. A light stretch gets the blood going, relives tension and improves your flexibility. – BEST TIP!

3. Hydrate – you’ve just went a good few hours without any water, so get yourself a glass to flush out toxins from your body and kickstart your metabolism for the day ahead. – WATER BY THE BED IS A GREAT WAY TO DO IT!

xoxo,

Vicky

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One-Color Look – How To Handle the Monochrome

One color head-to-toe is often easier said than done—while in theory it should be fairly brainless, in practice such looks can quickly transform into amorphous, singular blobs and look dated. Celebrities regularly sport the trend and to ensure an on-point ensemble every time, they abide by two key rules. Here, is a break down of the looks so you, too, can confidently nail monochrome dressing with ease.

Tackle it with a sophisticated suit:

Are you unsure? Go for a matching suit, which imparts overt sophistication via tailored separates. The resulting look is incredibly sleek—whether you sport a blazer or cape-like outerwear on top.

Solange Knowles

Willow Smith – – – Kendall Jenner

Mix and Match Textures:

To break up the singularity of your color palette, add touches of texture— with an effect is effortlessly cool.

Gigi Hadid – – – Solange Knowles

Get The Look:

xoxo,

Vicky

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