In a fit of feeling dissatisfied with my wardrobe, I went through my clothes and re-engineered them. That is, I took skirts that didn't fit at the waist and took them in, sewed buttons back on and set things aside to take to the tailor for repairs that I can't do myself.
Yesterday I went out to Spreewald (about 1.5 hours south of Berlin) with my freind C. Here's an image of the traditional look of the region, which has Slavic roots:
We spent the day at a thermal spring. We were there for about six hours, in and out of the sauna, the steam room, the hot tub, the heated outdoor pool, the salt pool and the brine inhalation room. Pretty awesome.