December 17, 2014

Jumpsuits x NET-A-PORTER Holiday

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These late December festive times can be a little tricky, while being dressed for indoor festivities and cocktail parties allows you wearing open toe shoes and no tights in sight, you might end up looking slightly odd though on the way there, unless you have a door to door car service.

On another note, this season my favourite party wear are jumpsuits, when I think about it they always are, over the years I’ve ended up having a bigger selection of jumpsuits than dresses. I like how you can dress it up and down and never end up looking overdressed, rather effortless, plus it’s easy to pack along on holidays or roll up in weekend bags, wearable with flats, sneakers and heels, an all rounder!

I can highly recommend the jumpsuits by DvF, “the Queen of Wraps”, you’ll find a selection here, or if in doubt treat someone with a Net-a-Porter Gift Card, just can’t go wrong!
Jumpsuit by DvF, coat by MaxMara, sandals by Jimmy Choo, watch by Isabel Marantgold earring by Melissa Joy Manning, gold necklaces by Marte Frisnes and DeBeers, bag by M2Malletier.

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In collaboration with Net-a-Portersame day delivery in London, next day delivery rest of UK.

December 11, 2014

Black velvet x NET-A-PORTER Holiday

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After long time searching high and low for something perfectly flared, this high waisted specimen by Proenza Schouler just fit like a glove. Culottes you may say, not quite, and not fully trousers either, but I’m just about to move into this pair and gonna carry them a long way, all through the festive season and beyond. How my ankles will feel about that when the cold sets in is a different story, but sometimes unhealthy sartorial choices come first.

On another note, some may find all black boring, but I surely never will. It’s all about playing around with different surfaces in shapes of great tailoring. If you’re looking for some timeless black investment pieces yourself you’ll find a great selection in Net-a-Porter’s Evening Room.

Wool trousers by Proenza Schouler, cashmere turtleneck by Gucci, velvet blazer by Saint Laurent, shoes by Prada, bag by M2Malletier, watch by Isabel Marant, necklace by Marte Frisnes, gold earring by Melissa Joy Manning.

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In collaboration with Net-a-Porter, same day delivery in London, next day delivery rest of UK.

August 17, 2014

Checkmate

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If there’s a pattern I’ll never tire of it’s got to be plaids, something the piles of classical checked shirts and scarves in my wardrobe clearly proves. This fall season, like so many before, plaids are back, not that they ever left, last year was full on plaid-mania.

Anyway, I recently teamed up with the iconic brand Belstaff, well known for their waxed leather bikers and recent collaborations with David Beckham. However this brand has certainly more than bikers up their sleeves, and this wrap skirt for instance might end up being one of my favourite staples, teamed up with an oversized turtleneck knit and sneakers come fall.

Skirt and top by Belstaff, shoes by Jimmy Choo, bag by Gucci, watch by Larsson & Jennings, earring by Sophie Bille Brahe, RayBan’s, rings by Tom Wood, Monica Vinader and DeBeers.

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August 4, 2014

Diamonds & Signatures

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August, I’m not sure what happened, but I guess losing track on time is a good sign when you’re holidaying, and that explains my absence here lately, amongst technical problems that resulted in several Mac-attacks for a while.

Well, I’m kicking off my August (and may it never end!) with my love for diamonds and personalised jewellery. As you may have noticed I’m a true fan of subtle pieces, and practically wear them every day, some which I never take off, same goes for my little girl. Though I’m a minimalist at heart my weakness are diamond pieces, and if I ever get close to over-accessorise I blame my love on them sparkling little things that I love combining with other special engraved pieces, #MYLOVE for those who might have noticed already.
Check out my latest collaboration with Monica Vinader here where I’m lined up with North-East-West and Central London girls.
Bisous

Top and trousers by Stella McCartney, shoes by Jimmy Choo, bag by Tod’s, all jewellery by Monica Vinader.

July 25, 2014

HEDVIG x NET-A-SPORTER

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Though I know many of you out there are addicted to the sweat, pain, and released endorphines that goes hand in hand with organised training, being honest, I’m certainly not one of them. However, we do what we gotta do, and number one thing to get me motivated to kick off a training session is fabulous sportswear, being honest again, it does count a whole lot if you’re as undedicated like me.

When I recently teamed up with Net-a-Porter’s newly launched lifestyle category Net-a-Sporter, who’s got an amazing selection of everything from gym wear to loungewear brands, I chose the most natural location, my childhood playground in the north of Norway. Except for feeling strong, beeing physical in wild nature has always given me a feeling of weightlessness and is fantastic for clearing your mind. Highly recommended you lovely ones, in style, lets get started shall we?

Jersey shorts and sports bra by Live The Process, flyknit sneakers by NIKE, and hooded sweatshirt by American Vintage.

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May 15, 2014

Vika Gazinskaya & Other Stories

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Russian designer Vika Gazinskaya has paired up with highstreet & Other Stories for a capsule collection consisting of beautiful summery pieces, which have Gazinskaya’s stamp and aesthetique all over them, and for a an affordable penny. This trench above for instance…

April 15, 2014

Alexander Wang x H&M

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Hola guys! Sorry for the absence this week, but I’ve been soaking up on Caribbean beaches for a few days and had no time for keeping up with fashion updates.
Well, I’m probably the last person on this hot news wagon, but this is a collaboration I’m quite excited about. Alexander Wang for H&M launching 6’th of November this year, which gives us plenty of time to be excited and speculate.

March 27, 2014

Adidas Originals + Pharrell

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Latest on the collaboration side, hot multitasking Pharrell Williams, has paired up with Adidas Originals and designed a collection launching this summer which certainly will satisfy the cool kids. As if the relaunch of the Stan Smith’s earlier this years and prospects with other like Kanye West, Raf Simons and Rick Owens, haven’t created enough buzz about the brand already, you’re on Adidas!

January 29, 2014

Monica Vinader + Hedvig

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I’ve paired up with my long time favourite, Monica Vinader again, for another shopping event with a Valentines twist in the new London boutique in Canary Wharf on the 5’th of February. For those of you dear readers far away from London city that won’t be able to make it to the store, you’ll be able to redeem a 20% discount code online (MVHINT20) on the day between 5-8pm GMT.

I truly hope to see as many of you as possible to join us for fun, chats, champagne and shopping on the day, and don’t forget to enter the competition below with international entrance accepted off course.

Until then, tweet and spread the word, and this is your chance to lay your hands on those pretty little diamonds for a little less.
Love baby

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December 20, 2013

Maria Black’s calendar girl

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Super-hot, Danish jewellery brand Maria Black asked me to pick my 3 favourites pieces for the festive season, wish list pieces of my own that would also make perfect presents to that special of yours, you’ll find them all here.

June 21, 2011

Versace for H&M

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Wow, we can all expect some real highstreet glamour from 17th of November available worldwide. H&M‘s next designer collaboration will be with Versace designed by Donatella Versace herself and the collection will include classic Versace designs with H&M price tags. Fitted dresses, studded leather, silk and colorful print, and accessories including high heels and costume jewellery. There will also be a men’s collection with focus on sharp tailoring, including a tuxedo and accessories and some homeware pieces, including cushions and a bedspread.

May 26, 2011

Erin Wasson for Zadig & Voltaire

A collaboration I’m gonna keep my eyes on is Erin Wasson for Zadig & Voltaire which is set to be introduced during Paris Couture Week in July. I really liked Erin’s line for RVCA and though her capsule line for Z&V is said to quite different I find these images and her description below very promising.

”Erin Meets Zadig was inspired by “life, classic cars, and Rod Stewart,” “The collection feels almost sensual. I wanted it to be about basic shapes with subtle texture.”

Stay tuned for some rock’n roll!