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Destination UnknownHello my lovely readers. I hope you’ve all had a fabulous start into the best month of all – December. In the next few weeks I’ll be sharing some of the adventures I experienced on my little November getaway in Germany. As I mentioned before, I love spending time in nature, so when I visited my mum in Baden-Wuerttemberg, we all put our explorer hats on, and visited as many beautiful places as we possibly could.

Destination UnknownDestination UnknownOur journey started in Bad Urach at a café so fabulous and grand, it certainly is fit for a queen, even though it’s technically not a real castle. Notice the attention to detail in the garden? Some may find the opulent decorations a little over the top, but I love them to bits. As bad luck would have it, the café was shut down for most of November, so we couldn’t go in, but we certainly didn’t pass up on the opportunity to snap a few pics.

Destination UnknownI’m sure you’re all familiar with my obsession for culottes by now. Back in summer I wondered how I’d be able to take my obsession through fall and winter, and I think I found a way – wool culottes. They may not be cheap (I got these with a 30% discount…yay), but they’re the comfiest thing ever, and worth every penny. Paired with a simple turtleneck and ankle boots they turn into the ultimate must-have piece for winter.

Destination UnknownDestination UnknownDestination UnknownBut enough with the fashion (who would have thought, I’d ever say this? Ha), and back to the adventures. A little disappointed, we then decided to drive to Blaubeuren to visit the Blautopf (German for Blue Pot), the source of the river Blau and the drain for the Blau cave system. Due to the high concentration of limestone, the water has an amazing turquoise colour, and so far, only 10km of the extensive cave system originating in the Blautopf (estimated to be several dozen kilometres long) have been explored. Hungry from taking in so much beauty, we then sat down at a café by the Blautopf, treated ourselves to cake, and eventually drove back home for a relaxing evening.

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The Look

Turtleneck – Uniqlo (similar here)

Culottes – Mango

Coat – Zara (similar here)

Boots – Zara (similar here)

(Photos by Klaus and me)

  • http://www.laurajaneatelier.com Laura Jane Atelier

    I love these photos! You look so glam
    xo
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    • http://whatdefinesus.com/ Jasmin

      Thanks Laura! That’s such a sweet compliment :) xx

  • http://www.reveriesanctuary.com/ shanaz@ReverieSanctuary

    I cannot wait for more Germany-centric post <3 You look super pretty here in your layered garb – it must be really cold! How do you NOT get flushed out of color and wrinkled up by the freezing temperature? Tips? Haha. Thank you for sharing your journey <3 xx

    missreverie | Fashionista NOW

    • http://whatdefinesus.com/ Jasmin

      Haha..thank you so much! It was actually quite warm in Germany back in November…especially in the sun, wich was shining all weekend, every weekend :) xx

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  • borka gamero

    How beautiful love the look and landscape…Such an inspiration!
    Kisses from Miami,
    Borka
    http://www.chicfashionworld.com

    • http://whatdefinesus.com/ Jasmin

      Thanks sweetie :-* xx

  • #byLily

    Hi sweety pie,

    Wow this place looks like a fairy tale <3 What a perfect fall day. You looked stunning with your culottes. THey are perfect! Gotta get one of those culottes myself asap!!!

    I hop you had a wonderful time back home. Can't wait to read more of your adventures.

    X Lily
    http://www.hashtagbylily.com

    • http://whatdefinesus.com/ Jasmin

      Thank you so much sweetie! Glad you like the look. Yes yes…I wanna see you in culottes too :) I had a fantastic time in Germany. It was so relaxing :) xx

  • Rosa Mimmino

    Superbilder! In diesem Garten könnte man glauben, in Italien zu sein. Und du hast ein wunderbar stylisches Outfit an!!

    Rosa

    Styleyourselfinstyle.blogspot.com

    • http://whatdefinesus.com/ Jasmin

      Vielen Dank! Der Garten hat mich auch sehr beeindruckt :) xx

  • Elena Dal Maso

    What a great world! It looks like a fairy tale and you the fairy of the woods :)))
    I love Germany, I studied there German Literature years ago!
    Ich wünsche Dir einen schönen Tag!

    xoxo
    http://www.bellezzefelici.blogspot.com

    • http://whatdefinesus.com/ Jasmin

      Aw Elena! Thank you so much for your super sweet comment. I really appreciate the last bit! Ich wünsche dir auch einen schönen Tag :-* xx

  • http://www.bibigoeschic.com Bibi

    Wow it looks so so beautiful! And you look super cosy! xx

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    • http://whatdefinesus.com/ Jasmin

      Thank you! It was actually super warm that day due to the unobstructed sunshine :) xx

  • http://www.sugarpopfashion.com/ Stella

    Ach, du bist so hübsch! Die Orte sind wirklich toll. Sehr idyllisch! Hab ich nur leider noch nie gesehen. Ich war bereits in Stuttgart und auch Heilbronn kenne ich ganz gut. Das ist doch schon mal was 😀

    Ich drück dich
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    • http://whatdefinesus.com/ Jasmin

      Ach du Süße…wie lieb von dir :) In Heilbronn waren wir während meines Besuchs auch. Der blog post folgt hoffentlich bald 😀 xx

  • http://simplicityrelished.com/ Daisy @ Simplicity Relished

    Wow, what an amazing trip you took. I’d love to visit Germany :) Walking through such gorgeous scenes and then sitting down for some yummies is my idea of a vacation well spent! :)

    Simplicity Relished

    • http://whatdefinesus.com/ Jasmin

      Thanks Daisy! I couldn’t agree more. Germany has so many beautiful spots. It’s definitely worth a visit one day :) xx

  • Ivana Džidić

    I can see how this amount of beauty can make you feel almost tired…and quite hungry. That happens to me to, I enjoy strolling in some wonderful place and then I say: ” This was delighful, but let’s get something to eat.” This places does look like some magical castle and even a bit over the top garden decorations feel kind of right here.

    The outfit is so elegant and chic…those grey wool pants look great! I love clothing made of wool and even more that made of wool and silk (these two go really well together, who would have thought). I enjoy the minimalist choice of colours (grey and black), especially when an outfit has an interesting structure like this one( the coat and the culottes).

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    • http://whatdefinesus.com/ Jasmin

      Thanks so much for your lovely comment Ivana! I’m so happy you like the look. Silk is definitely one of my favourite fabrics – in winter as well as in summer; glad you agree :) xx

  • Beauty Follower

    Wow what an impressive house faced!

    http://beautyfollower.blogspot.gr

    • http://whatdefinesus.com/ Jasmin

      It’s beautiful, isn’t it? :) xx