June 28, 2014

Nautical

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When in Olso last week while being blessed by fantastic summery weather a trip to Aker Brygge and Tjuvholmen felt elementary. Enjoying fresh seafood, wine and ice-cream in the capital’s harbour is highly recommended while touristing on a warm summer day, watching the slow chilled speed of people and boat traffics, add that to your destination list if you need an escape from tumultuous city life.
Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!

Top by Balenciaga, shorts by Stella McCartney (in white here), shoes by Tod’s, backpack my Meli Melo, watch by Larsson & Jennings, jewellery by Monica Vinader, Tom Wood and De Beers, Ray Ban’s.

June 20, 2014

Neutrals

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Sorry for the absence this week, but I’m having a week off in Norway at the moment, enjoying everything from beautiful summer in the south to 5 degrees cold in the north.

Anyway, on my sartorial mind lately are all shades of whites and neutrals (apparently), basics as usual. This linen shirt for instance, is another wardrobe essential, Elin Kling, you hit the nail on the head with this collection.
Happy weekend everyone!!!

J.Crew jeans, linen shirt by Toteme, slides by Celine, bag by Gucci, watch by Larsson & Jennings, diamond rings by Monica Vinader, and Rayban’s.

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June 11, 2014

All-rounders

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You’ve got to love a dress that works just as well sliding along the poolside as a coverup, chic enough for hot city life and smart enough for summer parties, and on top of that got pockets too (my soft spot!). Well, I just found the one, and from now on I know what style I’ll be adding more of to my wardrobe in the future, airy and sleek all rounders like this, that are perfect to bring along on holidays.

Dress by Totême, shoes by Aquazzura (also herehere, here and here), bag by Jimmy Choo, earring by Sophie Bille Brahe, watch by Larsson & Jennings.

June 7, 2014

Padded

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June already, what happened to May exactly? I don’t know about you but that month just passed so quickly I never got my head around it, the missing month this year. Anyway, May or not, this week I rediscovered my love for leather trousers and a crispy blue shirt again, not revolutionary in any way, just perfectly cut pieces.
Happy Weekend to every single one of you!

Leather trousers by Ganni (also here), shirt by Tod’s (similar here by Altuzarra), shoes by Jimmy Choo (also here), backpack by Meli Melo, watch by Larsson&Jennings, and Ray Ban’s.

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June 2, 2014

D-rings

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Being an “investment-dresser” and a black cat at heart like me, means you end up with a wardrobe mainly consisting of black, timeless separates. Boring you may say, but the positive side is that it sort of all work together without putting much thought to it, and I guess that’s the case for all different styles out there. Knowing what’s to your liking, save and invest in it!
Unless wardrobe space is none of your worries, then one perfect fitted black blazer or leather jacket worn over several seasons or years is better than having 5 collecting dust on their hangars.

Cropped trousers by Victoria Beckham (also here, here and similar model by Balenciaga here), top by Celine, blazer by Acne, shoes by Jimmy Choo, bag by Tod’s, watch by Larsson&Jennings, earring by Sophie Bille Brahe and gold necklace by Marte Frisnes.

May 28, 2014

Blue

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With summer on hold right now and London offering more heavy showers that actual daylight, what to do?
Double Denim, a simple everyday combo I never seem to tire of and that somehow always feel current. It’s all down to great denim staples and otherwise classic shirts and accessories, no rocket science really, and we all the ingredients!

Jeans by J.Crew, t-shirt by Acne, shoes by Tod’s, denim jacket by Acne, bag by Jimmy Choo, belt by Saint Laurent (also here), diamond rings by De Beers and Monica Vinader, Rayban’s.

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May 23, 2014

Easy breezy

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Yup, summer is definitely in progress, and while outfits are getting lighter that certainly goes for your mood as well, feeling lighter and more chilled. Sartorial-wise it was finally time to bring out shorts this week, which I’ve pretty much wore every day lately, to me shorts are the new skirts this spring.
Happy Weekend and may the sun shine on you all!

Vest by Cos, shorts by Acne ( also here and white version here), Birkenstocks (also here), bag by Gucci, earring by Sophie Bille Brahenecklace by Marte Frisnes and Ray Ban’s.

May 20, 2014

Backside

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This last week we finally got spoiled with summer heat in London, and just like that it’s time for a serious winter clean of the wardrobe and we can finally bring out those more summery pieces. Cropped tops and high waisted combos in sheer fabrics for instance, may the new season begin!

Culottes by Zara, top by Balenciaga, shoes by Jimmy Choo, clutch by Tod’s, gold necklace by Marte Frisnes, diamond rings by Monica Vinader and Ray Ban’s.

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May 14, 2014

High rise

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Though I dip my toes into seasonal trends from time to time I always come back to the classics, and a jeans+shirt combo, has pretty much turned out to be my uniform lately. After searching high and low after a pair of high waisted skinny jeans (I just couldn’t wait for Saint Laurent’s one’s to drop in stores), I was thrilled to come across these specimen with the perfect vintage wash. Forget about low or mid-rise, it’s all about high rise in times to come, are you in or out?

Jeans by J.Crew (budget version here), shirt by Acne (similar here), belt by Saint Laurent (also here), coat by Stella McCartney (similar options here), shoes by Jimmy Choo, bag by Gucci and earring by Sophie Bille Brahe.

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May 12, 2014

Transition

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Happy Monday morning world!
I don’t know for the rest of you, but in London we’re still clinging on to our coats, thank god we’ve been piling up in the winter to keep us going through this long spring. This white specimen for instance, kept me warm between sunny glimpses, heavy showers and chilly winds this weekend, the perfect throw on!

Skirt by J.Crew, mohair knit by Topshop Boutique, coat by Ganni, sneakers by Celine, backpack by Meli Melo, earring by Sophie Bille Brahe, rings by Tom Wood, diamond bracelet by Monica Vinader and sunnies by Tom Ford.

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May 9, 2014

Cover

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What’s on my mind these days sartorial speaking? Trousers of all varieties, culottes, wide legged, flared, high waisted, you name it. I wish we’ could have moved on to sheer and more leg flashing items at this point, but the springy temperatures seem to have slowed down a little lately, and there’s not much more to do than keeping them pins covered up a little longer.
Happy Weekend you lovely ones!

Trousers by Topshop Boutique, denim jacket by Acne Studios (another version here), shoes by Jimmy Choo, bag by Acne, earring by Sophie Bille Brahe, watch by Larsson & Jennings.

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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