I know, I just talked about how well-trained and nice the Norrona sales guy was (here). When I walked out of their shop in Stockholm, I actually liked the brand about 68% more than before. My closet is full of blacks, whites, browns, jeans and greys. At the sight of their colors I used to reach for my sunglasses.
However, their latest advertisement really made me blink. Are they serious? Read the rest of this entry »
brand eins is a german magazine and one of my favorite publications. Before I dive into the articles I always look at their page called “The world in figures” to get in the mood. All figures come from international media and are put together by Thomas Schmelzer this month.
I selected a couple to stimulate brain activity:
Beer production in Germany 1990 (million hectoliter) 120,2
Beer production in China 1990 (million hectoliter) 70 Read the rest of this entry »
Feminism is not outdated. Dressed people appear more confident. Johnny Depp looks younger without facial hair. I need to teach my daughter to choose her own clothes.
Stolen from Lady Dahmer
I was about to declare this little paragraph finished when I realized the picture below wouldn’t give anyone a good start to their day. I strongly believe in the power of visuals and have therefore replaced it with a much more appealing Marlene. This is about how Monocle makes me read an entire issue covered with men in dirty shoes. Read the rest of this entry »
Autumn has come to Stockholm.
Beautiful mornings on the water (thank god for our new boat), cosy looking fashion in the shop windows and the world shifts to orange. This also means shopping functional clothing for kids. Since this is my first winter as a mom, I am amazed at the prices of miniature fleece jackets. Read the rest of this entry »
Who said living on an island was inconvenient?
I finally tried Coops online delivery service and must say, I am impressed: The tractor arrived at my garden gate 16.00h sharp and off jumped Göran with a smile. He is the man with the motorized float, electrical delivery trike and the mini- excavator. He also never drives any of these vehicles without sunglasses. Read the rest of this entry »
Sweden is famous for its nature, IKEA and the many gay nannies a US- friend thought he had spotted on the streets of Stockholm. True, there are just as many men with strollers and coffee cups as women (see lattemamma). But they are dads.
I met this dude on the bus today. Mixture between wild, wild west and Hells Angels on paternity leave.
Gotta love this country.
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