Thursday, 23 April 2015

Hard workers

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ALEXANDER WANG belt 
JOSEPH polo shirt
STELLA MCCARTNEY shoes

CELINE boots
SAINT LAURENT bangle
BAM-B ring


Bare legs, short sleeves and trends dominated by 50 shades of (god damn) beige. Nothing welcomes the warmer weather better than a break from black and for the first time ever, I’m not hating it! I find it quite intriguing to be honest. I recently got up close and personal with the new collections at Jigsaw, which is undergoing a major update. A refreshing new take on some of the most sought after spring trends, like the one sported above - utility. Cleaner than ever, sharp and feminine, I have not had the army inspired suit in my wardrobe for a while. The dress is especially a piece that I’ve been missing from my overflowing closet, where I still sadly often go to experience the classic ‘a room full of clothes but nothing to wear’ syndrome. I’ve come to realize, the more you have the harder it really is to choose, even when it comes to something so routine as getting dressed. So I’m planning to resize, rethink and smarten my closet while I rely on some seasonal basics. Easy day dresses are true sartorial heroes and surprisingly underrated. Anything that looks this sharp and completes an outfit is not phrased enough in my book. Not to mention it can hide a bikini underneath, a subtle twist to take me from daytime to poolside in less than ten seconds. 

In collaboration with Jigsaw 
Photos by Stefanie

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Accessory trends with McArthurGlen

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Rewind a few weeks back, I took a trip up to Cheshire Oaks for a day of shopping at the McArthurGlen Designer Outlets. The task was indeed to shop, but not for myself this time! Well, I did pick up a few steals end of the day, but what I came to do was to pick up a selection of this seasons best accessories for you. Although it was a day at an outlet, there was no shortage of choices that matched the spring trends perfectly. Check out the video and you’ll see which accessories I picked and why. One lucky winner will win the whole lot, simply a retweet and a follow of @McArthurGlenUK on Twitter will put you in the running, details here. Good Luck!

In collaboration with McArthurGlen Designer Outlets

Monday, 13 April 2015

Denim Celebrations

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What better way to celebrate the beautiful arrival of spring, than going back to basics in simple, well fitted denim. Expect some serious 70’s channeling this season but what never fails and never dates is skinny jeans, quality staples and most importantly - effortless styling. When the fit is good, getting dressed is the easiest thing on your agenda. Allow me to be the living proof. To celebrate their 125 years as a jeans specialist, I’m teaming up with Lee Jeans to show you my favorite picks from the new collection. Light denim to balance my dominant black wardrobe feels like the right directing this spring, I’m especially loving the on point blue denim on denim combination, you can never go wrong with this uniform.

Fashion week month was all about dressing up in skirts and well tailored suits, I found myself telling people ‘I can’t wait to get back into my jeans again.’ Not like I’m about to bring out a sneaker for you (you know me better) but sometimes it’s nice to go low key. Dressed up wardrobe classics, this is as close as I get to a casual Friday.

Photos by Mikko Puttonen
In collaboration with Lee Jeans

Friday, 3 April 2015

Do it like a lady

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IVANA HELSINKI cape
CHANEL 'Woc' bag
VALENTINO shoes


There is a whole handful of lady-like details in this look from PFW, when in France they say. Red lips, pearls, a new Chanel and even newer - my Valentino heels! Eek, indeed I took the plunge to rockstuds and I can tell you there is no going back! But more on these babies soon, they deserve their own feature. I wore notting but the cape this day, solid prof that a good coat is sometimes all you need. Clothing underneath - optional, depends what you are doing afterwards.

Monday, 23 March 2015

A Day in The Angel Suite

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Spending the afternoon in Victoria’s Secret Angel Suite, what a way to kick off the week, right? Valentine's Day came and went (most fashion people spent it at New York fashion week anyway) Fifty Shades is mostly forgotten (still have not seen it, movie date anyone?) However, I am not letting you forget the importance of sultry adornment. On the top of Victoria's Secret New Bond Street store there is a little hidden sanctuary, where you can get to play angel for a day. Highly recommended, not just on Mondays.
Photos by Mikko Puttonen

Friday, 20 March 2015

Say it with feathers

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BALENCIAGA coat
ACNE belt
DKNY dress
GIANVITO ROSSI shoes
FENDI sunglasses

We continue with some street style from fashion week, the story of fluffy textures also gets a sequel but in feathers! How wonderful is this dress? New season, at its best layered. Trust me to daytime tame any cocktail dress, my coat wardrobe takes care of that in no time. Sexy heels though fight for the party look, it’s all about contrasts when it comes to putting together an interesting look. My Gianvito’s have been heavily featured lately, but they are my sneakers.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Season shift

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CHARLOTTE SIMONE stole
JEAN PAUL GAULTIER jacket
KARL LAGERFELD shorts
NICHOLAS KIRKWOOD shoes
PRADA sunglasses

Physically in London but mentally still so in Paris. These beautiful streets were kind to me this time, great people, inspiring attitudes and over all good vibes. Can I stay for a month or two? Must not forget it’s always just a 2 hour train ride away. I took a serious winter meets spring approach on one of the days at fashion week. Delicate lace sandals paired with a big, not to mention impressive, fur stole, nothing says season change like the combo of fur and open toes. Am I right?

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Fluff for fashion week

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Sandra Haglestam and Tamara Kalinic
WEEKDAY knit
ADOLFO DOMINGUEZ skirt
CELINE sunglasses 

I have no problem with double texting and same goes for my dressing, you saw my coat in the pervious post, but it’s so good, you are going to see it again. I just have a lot of important things to say/show. Totally stealing the limelight and I don’t even mind, my fabulous Nicholas Kirkwood fur shoes. These have been waiting for a debut so what better timing than Paris fashion week. Letting my shoes do all the talking while we step into bare leg season with my partner in crime Tamara, life is good right now.