September 30, 2010

Today’s

The image on top can be so easily misunderstood, I didn’t go on a shopping spree at Cos ending up with 3 fully bags, I simply used them to carry some stuff and since I woke up and felt in such a mood for pastels I thought of them as a good choice.

Thanks to Jill who snapped me quickly before we all ran off in different directions, I’m wearing pants Cos, knitted jumper Zara, bag Biasa and old boots from a brand I don’t know.

Pastels snapped by Hanneli

Image by Hanneli

If I had a pastel colored mohair or cashmere jumper like this I would have paired it in a similar way with a pair of  beige loose pants and jumped into it right now and hit the sunshine. Well, I don’t have it but I came across this cute mohair jumper yesterday in a vintage store but I didn’t buy it, hmmm, regrets?

September 29, 2010

My Kate Kanzier Brogues

A rainy day in London today and by 5 pm it was dark outside, hey what happened? 

I decided to finally wear my Kate Kanzier brogues that has been waiting for their premier for 5 months due to the fact that I’m not the biggest fan of wearing flats. Here they are anyway in all their burned orange glory with raindrops on, so cute!

Kate Kanzier on Leather Lane has a gorgeous range of brogues in all colors so a tip is to check it out and the bonus, they don’t cost that much.

Skirt Zara, leather jacket Mission, t-shirt Acne, belt Cos and bag Biasa

How’s it possible?

 

Yesterday


Sometimes the days you don’t plan to much turn out to be the best ones, like when you spontaneously decide to join friends for a drink and end up having a lovely evening together, like yesterday. Drinks at the Pearl Bar followed by a late dinner at an Italian, had a great eve with you guys, thanks!

Probably broke every rule in terms of photography here, strange sitting pose, there’s a tree growing out of my head and yes, it’s rainwater on the ground, anyway, I’m wearing dress Mango, belt vintage, wool scarf Cos, jacket Topshop, boots Acne, bag Biasa and Chanel Particuliere on my nails.

September 28, 2010

Iberico de Bellota

Jamon Iberico de Bellota

Last week when my mum was here we had a fabulous dinner at a Spanish restaurant Iberica. If you love tasty spanish dishes, an excellent selection of wines and stop by London at any time this a highly recommended address.

If you’re a meat lover like me you’ll love it, the Jamon Iberico de Bellota (ham) above is heavenly and is said to be the best ham in the world.

Denim & Leather


Monday’s have never been my favorite day of the week and yesterday was a typical monday blue. Everything ran in slow motion, maybe not the world outside but at least in me, luckily it all usually speeds up later in the week, which I like! 

Leather pants and denim shirt Topshop, blazer and boots Acne, bag Alexander Wang

September 27, 2010

Charing Cross Road


I love living in the heart of London, you can pretty much call my address so and every time people realize where I live most of them get surprised and find it hard to believe that people actually live there between musicals, cinemas and a constant crowd of people. Speaking of musicals I’ve never put my foot into one and most likely I never will, but I gladly enjoy everything else cultural surrounding. There’s a constant rush outside my door step, sometimes tourists snapping images through the front door or people all lined up for the theater. Most of the time I don’t mind very much, I’ve gotten used to make my way through the crowds with my hands full of groceries but when you try for one hour to grab a cab on a late chilly Saturday night it’s a bit annoying, but nothing I can’t live with, it’s just comes with the package.

Image taken on my way out into the Saturday night in cape from Cos, Red Brick lipstick Burberry, bandage dress French Connection, shoes Acne and bag Chanel

September 26, 2010

A rainy Sunday

Not done much of importance today either, had a walk around in Soho in the rain and went for a a very late brunch at my favorite place to have dim sum in London, Yauatcha. I always bring friends and family visiting to this place and up to this date I don’t think anyone has been disappointed, neither have I, being a regular there for years. If you love modern chinese cuisine and dim sum this is the best address in town. These among others where on my plate today.

Scallops Shu Mai

Wild mushroom dumpling

Venison Puff

I’m wearing my new shorts from Zara, turtle neck Cos, leather jacket Topshop, boots Acne and bag Alexander Wang

September 25, 2010

David Koma

Image by catwalking.com

On the 4th day of London Fashion Week the Georgian born, now London based designer, David Koma presented his Spring /Summer Collection 2011, I did not attend his show but I’ve heard from those who where there it was amazing.

Anyway, i looked through his collection and wanted to have a closer look on it at the New Gen Installation on Tuesday but I had no idea the designer would be there himself. Me and my mum admired every piece, studied details and fabrics and about 5 minutes into the conversation the pieces fell in place and I asked him, “eeehh, are you the designer, are you David Koma?” Silly me, If I had just watched the video from the show I would have recognized him immediately but as I’d only looked through images I wasn’t sure how he looked like. We introduced and he was such a sweet guy and happily explained us about his collection.

I see the reference to swans and ballet in his sculptural dresses, like modern swans with an edge, not dolls, he confirmed me that was also the thoughts behind. For those of you who knows me really well also know that Swan Lake is my absolute Achilles and has been ever since I was a little girl. 

When I then heard that he also used a beat-up-mix of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake in his show I was completely sold and even slightly more bitter I wasn’t there. See and listen for yourself below.

A day at home

Not much posting from my side today, I’ve just chilled, watched movies and a late brunch at home, I think it’s wonderful to do from time to time. Despite the lovely sunshine I didn’t step out of the door before late and had a walk around Covent Garden. Wow, it was chilly outside, don’t think I can hang in there much longer with bare legs.

Oh, yes, I got these shorts at Zara. The pattern is really difficult to capture on camera and the result can even make someone without ellipsis dizzy, so watch out!

I’m wearing skirt and old boots Zara, top and socks Topshop, bag Alexander Wang

September 24, 2010

Autumn

London Fashion Week is over and yesterday I enjoyed a lazy day London with my mum. We popped into Harrods and looked for handbags, stopped by Zara and I must say they have really nice stuff coming in now, cashmere coats, long knitted cardigans, silk blouses, skater style dresses and skirts and loads of more formal dressing. For those of you out there looking to update you work wardrobe for the winter and don’t want to spend a fortune can easily find key pieces there.

The light was so beautiful so we had a walk through Hyde Park before we headed home to get ready for a late evening, dinner at Arbutus followed by drinks out, wow, we had fun!

Beet root & goat cheese salad and chocolate fondant at Arbutus

Pants and leather jacket Topshop, t-shirt and boots Acne, scarf Cos and bag Alexander Wang

September 23, 2010

Tommy Ton snapped us

The globetrotter fashion and street style photographer Tommy Ton (Jak&Jil) snapped me and my mum without our attention when we left the Somerset House on Tuesday, really cool I think! See the whole gallery of his street style snaps on style.com

My mum is wearing a dress from Alexander McQueen, glasses Marc Jacobs and my Alexander Wang bag

Black & Red

6′th and last day of London Fashion Week was the men’s day and the warmest day in London for a long time, you could almost get fooled to believe that summer was back but it didn’t last long. Despite the sun and warmth I woke up and felt like dressing all black.

I headed for Somerset House to have glimpse of Men’s SS11 Collection. Then I spotted a 6.3 feet tall man dressed only in a red linen coat with red silk sticking out of the hem and for a moment I thought he was wearing an Acne coat as it was so similar to the blazer I was wearing. He was one of the models for Matteo Bigliardi and we were introduced to the designer himself. Menswear is not really my area but I liked this collection with clear lines in red, black and white in nature fabrics like cotton, linen and silk.

I’m wearing blazer and boots Acne, silk shirt Zara, bag Alexander Wang and Ray Ban’s

September 22, 2010

Hannah Marshall Spring/Summer 2011

Images by GoRunway/Indigital

On Friday the british designer Hannah Marshall presented her Spring/Summer Collection 2011, I’ve kept an eye on her the last year and really like her designs. See-through was the main theme in her new collection and for the first time she took a step away from black and included new colors, grey and mint, beautiful, simple and sleek and the whole collection can easily be layered. The details on the tops and dresses are gorgeous, I know, I’ve felt them with my own fingers and also tried on the fantastic long silk frock with, already on my wish list.

I find it hard to pick favorites in this collection, I would love to wear every single item and layer them in different ways and colors, one of my absolute favorites for SS11, love it!

See the whole collection here!