May 6, 2014

Never say never…

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I never say never, having that said, never did I think something polka dotted would find it’s way into my wardrobe either, and now it has, in the shape of a silk shirt with a bow(!). Polka dots really never was my thing, always found it quite repellent, but luckily things have the ability to grow on us, otherwise we would get completely stuck.
That goes for the backpack too, my newfound love that will be hanging on my shoulder pretty much the days ahead, roomy and practical, why did I forget that after my days in school?

J.Crew jeans, silk blouse by Saint Laurent, shoes by Tod’s (similar here), backpack by Meli Melo, blazer by Acne, rings by Tom Wood, earring by Sophie Bille Brahe,  and Ray-Ban’s.

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May 1, 2014

Sum-up

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Holidays are the best, and I guess I had my fair dose this month which was heavily needed. It’s time to roll up those sleeves (literally!), and look forward to the best season that’s lurking around the corner, no more holiday blues here no.
It’s incredible how escapes and sunny rays lift your mood, and recharge your inspiration batteries.

As for outfits ahead, I could pretty much live in this one all through the coming season, tailored relaxing separates and a pair of luxury slides, pretty much sum up my summer 2014 before it actually began.

Trousers by Acne (also here), top by Topshop, By Malene Birger vest, slides by Celine, necklace by Marte Frisnes, rings by Tom Wood and earring by Sophie Bille Brahe.

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April 21, 2014

Holiday blues…

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Ah, you know when you return home from an amazing holiday escape, an instant mood drop, feeling of restlessness, a feeling that can be described as holiday blues, which actually can lead to a depression with some. Well, personally I couldn’t be further away from being depressed, but still dreaming of Caribbean beaches and pure fun, on the other hand I guess that’s what holidays are for, dreams!
Anyway, without coming across as whiney, but rather due to my blues, I’ve felt totally uninspired this week sartorial wise, hoping to return strongly after tomorrow’s escape to Marrakech. See you there!

J Brand jeans, wool jumper by Chloe (also here and here), new coat by Ganni, shoes by Celine, earring by Sophie Bille Brahe, Chanel bag and RayBan’s.

April 17, 2014

Black cat

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Being a black (and white) cat at heart does lead to a pretty monochrome wardrobe, hence it’s fun sometimes to invest in pieces that add that little extra but still goes well with what you already have in stock. A fun bomber is one way to go to mix up with classics, either it is a sporty, mannish or printed version. You’ll find loads of options out there at them moment, and  personally I chose to go floral, an addition to my other floral less wardrobe.

Silk bomber by Dries Van Noten (also here), trousers by Studio Nicholson (similar here), t-shirt by Acne, boots by Miu Miu (similar here), bag by Acne, gold earpiece by Sophie Bille Brahe, watch by Larsson&Jennings, diamond rings and bracelet by Monica Vinader and De Beers.

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April 16, 2014

Postcard from DR

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A belated postcard from Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic is in order, though it’s impossible to sum my amazing trip down to 9 photos. Four days of celebrating a friend’s dream wedding with a wonderful group of people seemed to be just what the doctor ordered.

The beautiful bride, Carolina Gonzalez-Bunster (founder of the Walkabout Foundation), was absolutely radiant in a fantastic creation by Mary Katrantzou, which was in fact Katrantzou’s first bridal creation ever.

As for myself I mostly sticked to the british designers this time around, and wore shorts by Charlie May and a top by Balenciaga, green dress by Amanda Wakeley, and a blue dress by Victoria Beckham.

April 8, 2014

On repeat

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I have a tendency of repeating myself, but some things are worth repeating, like the usage of a lovely soft knitted cardigan for instance. It’s the perfect throw-on and I especially like the contrasting with delicate silks. One of my new wardrobe favourites is this fluffy thing by Acne, that I’m gonna pair with a silky spaghetti strapped dress come late summer nights.

J.Crew jeans, By Malene Birger silk tank, knit by Acne (also here in black), bag by Givenchy, shoes by Miu Miu (also here), necklaces by Jennifer Zeuner and Marte Frisnes, RayBan’s.

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April 4, 2014

Volumize me

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Happy Friday morning out there, hope you all had a great week, and starting to see the light of the tunnel wherever you’re based geographically.

Suddenly London turned into blooming warm spring, something I’ve embraced to the fullest. Well, despite the enthusiasm I won’t jump into full on summer outfits just yet, and I seriously need to work on de-paling my limbs before any more exposure to the world. That’s why culottes are such great transitional pieces, just the right amount of freedom this time of year, not to mention perfect to dress up and down.

Trousers by Victoria Beckham (also here), top by Studio Nicholson, shoes by Celine (similar by Gianvito Rossi here), bag by Celine (similar here), Ray Ban’s (also here), and watch by Larsson & Jennings, rings by Tom Wood, DeBeers and Maria Black, Saigon Summer lipstick by MAC.

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March 31, 2014

Reshape

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At this time of year when we are all a sick tired of our coats and outerwear adding a belt has been my way to go on those chillier days. In fact I’ve been wearing my coats all over again and mixed them up with different belts, voila a new look and shape, well almost. Lets hope for the warmth now shall we!

Trousers by Acne, coat by Ganni, old belt from H&M, Nike kicks (also here) and bag by Gucci (also here).

March 27, 2014

Air

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Oh you spring, you sure had us fooled for a while!
Anyway, chillier or not, the sun has been out this week and so have I and my little supergirl, constantly by my side or in my arms whatever I do. With some common sense in mind that should have restricted my wardrobe to jeans and more childproof items by now, but that won’t happen, at least as long there’s no mudd involved!

Jeans by Current Elliott, top by Dries Van Noten, coat by Max Mara (similar Max Mara styles here and here), bag by Acne, watch by Larsson & Jennings, Ray Ban’s, shoes by Tod’s.

March 24, 2014

Relax babe

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Relaxed silhouettes are right up my street whatever the trend barometer, and to me it’s not only about opting for an effortless look, but who doesn’t love feeling comfortable. The underlying in many of my sartorial choices is based on just that, the feeling of the fabric and the perfect tailoring. These wide trousers for instance tick all the boxes, and can be dressed up and down in a million ways. I know I’ve mentioned it before, but wide trousers are amongst my favourites this season!

Cashmere jumper by J.Crew, trousers by Vicktoria Beckham (also here and shorter version here), coat by Stella McCartney, Adidas sneakers (also here), necklace by Marte Frisnes and bag by Acne.

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March 21, 2014

Being free

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Overalls could potentially be the most difficult and dangerous item to wear if you’re more than 10 years old, but since I like living in a sartorial world without many rules nor restrictions I never really bothered. Overall’s have to come stay in my wardrobe and they are god damn comfortable too.
Happy Weekend Everyone!

Overalls by Frame Denim, knit by FWSS, shoes by Isabel Marant (also here), watch by Larsson&Jennings, pouch by Comme des Garcons and sunnies by Céline.

March 18, 2014

Little less loud

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Yeah yeah, I know it’s mostly about arty prints this season, but I still find myself sticking to simple and monochrome looks as far away from loud as it gets. If you’re looking for revolutionary, too-coo-for-school, fast fashion, and most of the time short lived tips, you’d better look elsewhere than here, cause this space is about those basics you can wear again and again with quality in mind. Gosh, that all sounded boring, but these basics aren’t for sure, a pair of cropped wide trousers like these are on my top-tip-list this season, if you haven’t got yours already!

Cropped pants by Tod’s SS14 (similar style here), mohair knit by Topshop Boutique, mules by Tibi (also here and here), bag by Gucci, watch by Larsson&Jennings, diamond rings by Monica Vinader.

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March 15, 2014

Liberating

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Beautiful coats, oh don’t we love them, but honestly, being a jumper kinda girl, it feels quite liberating to leave it behind now and then when temperatures raises. If you’re not already tired of your coats and layers that carried you through winter I bet you’re one of the few. We’ve got the best times ahead of us sartorial-wise, or what do you think?

Ok, all this talk about flats lately, a girl need them heels too, so this week I’ve taken these new specimen by Aquazzura out in daylight too. Knit by  & Other Stories, trousers by Stella McCartney (also here), shoes by Aquazzura (similar here and here), bag by Céline, Ray Ban’s (also here), Tag Heuer watch.

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March 12, 2014

White stripes

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How time flies, already mid-march, and I haven’t got my head around that proper winter never really came in the first place. Instead it’s all about embracing the beautiful signs of spring that already have arrived, the birds singing, cherry trees blooming and the optimism in the air. I’m celebrating with less layering and lighter colours, hurra!

J.Crew jeans, blouse by Dries Van Noten, coat by Ganni, shoes by Tod’s (similar Tod’s styles here and here), bag by Gucci, rings by Tom Wood and necklace by Marte Frisnes.

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March 9, 2014

The world is flat

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Even the most persistent heel (mis) user have had to lay down their guard at this point, flats have come to stay in whatever shapes and forms. Personally I converted to the flat side post-pregnancy while pushing the baby buggy uncountable miles to get back into shape, and in my everyday juggling daily life climbing up and down stairs it made most sense to stick to it. Having that said a girl needs them gorgeous heels too of course, but you won’t see me grocery shopping in mine for now.

Leather trousers by Ganni (similar style here), knit by FWSS, By Malene Birger coat, scarf by Lala Berlin, pouch by Comme des Garcons, Tod’s gomminos and Ray Ban’s.