Ok, though I’ve decided not to centre this space around H&M’s next designer collaboration, and that you’ve probably already seen it, it doesn’t hurt watching again. Beautiful Imogen Poots, Marrakesh, Bryan Ferry, Marni prints, palmes and lounge pools, captured by Sofia Coppola, perfect for a chilly Monday morning, works for me.
After scouting for days for fabulous, inspirational stylish people in the streets of Barcelona, avoiding touristic areas I still didn’t find any. I’m sure they were hiding around somewhere but our paths never crossed.
I had almost given it up and then I spotted this lady on my way home from the beach. It was the secure, slightly ignorant way she wore her hat and the way she was totally dressed in black paired with black espandrillos in the late sunny noon that caught my interest. I off course presumed she was a local or at least Spanish and asked her kindly if I could take a photo of her. Oh, how wrong I was, she is a Norwegian like me and her name is Runhild, how funny isn’t that? Maybe I should have guessed, she’s fair skinned, blond and blue eyed but these days you cannot tell any longer, I’ve met plenty of blonds like her before from the southern hemisphere. I don’t know much about her either other than she gave me her card and she smiled.
Speaking of hats I’ve been searching for mine for months now in London, even in Turkey and Barcelona but still haven’t found The One in leather. I think I’ll surrender and just stick to the one I already found, now in my wardrobe at home waiting to be worn, it’s from H&M above, for a good cause, Fashion Against AIDS.
Finally I decided to get my blog started. I’ve been reading others blogs for years and now, thanks to some inspiring, already well established bloggers who encouraged me to start my own. If I only knew the time it would take to design my site the way I wanted I wouldn’t have hesitated a moment to ask someone to do it for me, well, I didn’t and I’m not a web designer! Even if it’s not rocket science this probably tells you a little bit of who I am, quite persistence when I’m working on something but luckily for me and my surroundings this it not the only thing that describes me. I have many interests, fashion is among them, food, travel and beautiful things in life as well and this is what my blog’s gonna be about.
So now when it’s up I want to have some fun, hopefully with great images, outfits, tips and inspiration for anyone out there and I would be so grateful if you wanna come along with me either if it’s because you find it inspiring or just simply because you know me and do it for supportive reasons (mum?) that’s great as well. If it’s the right format for you or not, you decide, but if you would be so kind to give me a little of your time and maybe feedback in one way or another, I hope not to disappoint. I already started a series of streetstyle images on facebook a while ago that some of you might have seen but here’s finally the forum I want to be in.
And there’s one more thing, my language, please don’t judge me too hard on it, English is not my mother language and even if I handle it well I sometimes get lost in translation of my own words and thoughts as if listening to my own thoughts in Norwegian isn’t confusing enough.
I had a late Sunday dinner in London’s China town today, practically outside my doorstep. Since I just got home from a one week off in Turkey under the sun and have huge problems admitting that 56 degrees down there does not equal 18 degrees in windy London I’m still wearing shorts.
After staring into every store I passed in Turkey for a leather hat I gave it up and the only bargain I left home with except fantastic memories was this silver ring, it’s gonna be perfect with the camel colors I’m gonna wear this coming season.