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From Wednesday 16th March to Wednesday 13th April, Facebook fans based in Sweden will be able to enter our competition to win an amazing trip to London.
There will be one winner who will receive one night’s stay at a central London for 2 people in 2016. The prize includes1 nights accommodation, return flights to London, transport tickets for Central London and a 2,500 SEK styling session at our RI Style Studio.
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As I mentioned last week, I am obsessed with denim and my closet can confirm that as well since it has no more room for new jeans. Although I have been wearing jeans for years, I can’t remember ever owning a pair of Levi’s 501. They’re most likely the most well-known jeans there ever has been, to the point that the brand doesn’t need to be said when dropping the model’s name.
Denim and nude is a look I always go back to, and if you’re getting tiered of them I have to warn you by saying that this wont be my last. Since we’re in the beginning of spring (well, at least here in Stockholm) the weather can be unpredictable. Wearing a denim jacket layered under the nude is a easy way to create contrast and dimensions to a look while not having to risk the comfort of freezing.
The 501’s got a little cut, just over my ankle so the legs get a nicer and extenuated touch. Pretty straight forward but works like a charm every time, no matter if it’s the first day of the week or meeting up with some friends for brunch during weekend. Also, works great as a business attire, in fact I wore this while having our second Büro Hashtag Instagram class for a client.
It doesn’t matter what season of the year it is, some things come effortlessly, just as if its built in your DNA. Same goes with personal style and devolving a style that reflects the person you are, and in the becoming of. That’s how I feel whilst looking back on the past 15 years.
For as far I can remember, denim has been a go-to-choice-of-bottoms, preferably with a white top of choice, and carefully chosen based on the weather conditions. When someone says denim and a white top is basic, a part of me can see the logic while the other part shakes her head.
It’s like a foundation, what’s built on it comes second but your foundation will be the same year after year. Looking back at those different styles that has changed throughout the years, every style reminds me of who I was back then, almost as it’s a symbol for a chapter of the past.
Surely, a few years from now I will look back at this look and remember what my thoughts of the world was, how I was expressing myself throughout style and by adding pieces that personalized it and what sort of designers I was drawn to. Maybe, when that day comes I can look back at this post and hopefully share it with you again.
In February, I had the pleasure of giving Copenhagen a brief visit to attend their Fashion Week. Although we’re Scandinavian neighbors, there are many contrast between these two countries’ and knowing so, it was very exciting to experience what those differences where to be in terms of fashion and the concept of fashion week.
One show that stood out the most, and got great press for their fall collection was Baum und Pferdgarten. It was one of those (rare) experiences where the collection excellent, the styling is point of, the event is conceptualized accordingly and the result leaves you blown away as you walk away from the event, not believing how great everything was. Yes, those moments are rare – both my friend and I were astonished.
So if you think pieces from Baum’s pre-fall are great, wait till you see A/W 16. What I love about this camo laced coat is a gorgeous spin-off one a typical Baum’s coat design. The fabric and color makes the piece more current and yet with a nice twist. AS for the bronze spaghetti-strapped dress, it’s a nice transitional piece that can be worn as it it or layer it on other piece when the sun isn’t present – hence he turtleneck.
Whenever I layer pieces, nude heels are for the win so you wont loose length under all the layers. Showing ankles are a easy trick to create illusion of longer legs. Regardless of the pre-fall pieces, this is a great everyday look that’s pretty straightforward and effortless. What do you guys think? Pastels and floral is so predictable for spring, right?
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Fridays are a special day for me, not because its the last day of the week and the gateway to the weekend but mostly because its the day I have to focus on my business.
For those who don’t know, I have a nine to five and work there Mondays through Thursdays whilst juggling my own business plus my partner Anouk and I new project. That being said, how I start my Fridays are important because the beginning od a day can truly set the tone of the rest of the day. Don’t you think?
Not only where I start my day, whether its at the gym followed by a breakfast meeting or just catching some much needed vitamin D’s by myself – but what I’m wearing has a big impact. There have been times where you have read me writing that what I am wearing can tell you how I am feeling, mood and etc. but it can also set the tone of how you want to feel. There’s no coincidence that the term power suit came up, it really explains that a suit can make a person more powerful.
I am very pleased to be collaborating with Zalando to illustrate some of this springs trends and how I apply them to my personal style which brings us to how one can easily adapt trends to their style, without being a trend slave and still have that sense of whatever you are going for that day.
Stripes are big this season (like any other actually) and I really enjoy layering stripes on stripes. But sometimes, especially when you have a day filled with meetings, you don’t want to maybe overdo something by walking in to a meeting as just came off the plane from Paris Fashion Week. Especially not here in Sweden, it doesn’t work.
Instead of going all in with the stripes, I decided to go for a more classic Brenton stripped top, a must have in every female’s closet, paired with a modest striped Ralph Lauren coat, straight cropped pants (to add some length to my vertically challenges body haha) and golden man repelling Topshop pumps (which I love immensely). Finally, to balance to corky shoes and gold I added a beautiful Lili Radu bag. Et voilà!
No compromising on comfort, style, chicness although it isn’t a power suit I feel much powerful in it. All these pieces can be found at Zalando, click on the links for more details.
Post done in collaboration with Zalando photos done by the wonderful Tahira Music, edited by yours truly.