April 28, 2015

HEDVIG x NET-A-SPORTER

Hedvig Opshaug X Net-a-Porter - Photographed by Rune Dahl - 09.04.2015-1

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Hedvig Opshaug X Net-a-Porter - Photographed by Rune Dahl - 09.04.2015-4Location Narvikfjellet, north of Norway, photographed by Rune Dahl (www.runedahl.no)

We all need it at some point, to take a few solid steps back, escape all usual surroundings, change of scenery and routines, take deep breaths and lower our shoulders. Speaking for myself, and presume for many others, the challenge is finding the time. For as much as we love glorious beach holidays with friends and exploring exciting cities over weekends, I wouldn’t necessarily call it charging batteries, unless it’s somewhere completely remote and silent that puts things in perspective, but by the time you return to high speed normal life hopefully you’re missing the buzz too.

For me that escape is heading back home to were I grew up in the North of Norway, and while spending my Easter there for all outdoor activities than can be offered, I again teamed up with Net-a-Porter’s lifestyle section , Net-a-Sporter, that offers the best selection of crossover lifestyle and sportswear there is. At higher altitudes than last summers beach run, my favourite local photographer Rune Dahl, captured a hiking trip in the mountain I grew up and basically skied before I could walk, Narvikfjellet.

Not wanting to splurge on whole new wintery gear so late in the season I put together a few allrounder pieces that I will be using for other than alpine surroundings as well. This rash guard for instance will be my faithful companion come water-sport season, and waterproof boots can walk me anywhere in British outdoor life. Anyway, we don’t always need to justify our sartorial choices right, even on a mountain (!), these sunnies speak for themselves…

Rash guard top by Orlebar Brown, cotton leggings by The Row, shell jacket by Mover, suede/leather boots by Sorel, sunglasses by Illesteva.
Hedvig Opshaug X Net-a-Porter - Sorel Tivoli - 09.04.2015
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April 21, 2015

Faye Mini

Chloe Faye Mini

Chloé has certainly stepped up with this seasons handbags and Miss Faye (previous post), has got an irresistible little sister, the Faye mini. Doesn’t fit your phone though, but roomy enough for cards and other small necessities, the perfect all-round-mini with just the right amount of flare for all occasions. Fits perfectly cross body but I’m gonna wear mine as a bum bag too. Sorry Celine, this is the reason we never happened bag-wise this season.

Faye mini is flying off shelves as we speak, comes in various colours of suede and python, starting from £440, and you can find it here and here.

April 17, 2015

Fire, air, earth, water…

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Carefree, relaxed 70’s waves have somehow managed to sneak into everything what my own sartorial choices go lately. Personally the lightness fits my own state of mind and vision perfectly these days, or at least how I wish it to be, maybe a subconscious therapeutical thing. I’ve even let my hairdryer rest recently and let unruly natural curls out. After never pictured myself in flower power and being particular boho, I might need to eat my own words by July…

Suede coat by Mango (also here), velvet jeans by MiH (in denim here and here), silk blouse by Mayla Stockholm, bag by Chloe (also here and here), boots by Jimmy Choo, watch by Isabel Marant.

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April 5, 2015

Lace-up T’s

Lace-up T-shirt

A favourite detail this season on such as basic as a T-shirt is the lace-up, which works so perfectly well with all things denim and adds a little springy flare, and gosh do some of us need it right now…
Picks in store right now, cotton T-shirt by MiH (£185), cotton T-shirt by Chloé (£335).