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This Babe Bought New Red Summer Shoes

1 May

Bought a new pair of lovely summer shoes a couple of days ago, and I swear they are the most comfortable summer shoes I ever owned! At the first gaze I found them rather frumpy, and made for old ladies, but then again – I tried them on and got stuck. Learned to love them in less than 10 minutes. Not frumpy; but cute! And very 50’s teenage fashion!

The brand is Original Marstrand, that I think is more of a old Swedish brand that are mostly made for boat people. Marstrand is a town in the west of Sweden, one of the west coast’s most prestigious communities as far as I know. An American equivalent could be Southampton, New York, but I really dunno… Never been in either place, so what do I know really. 😉 But the feel of it is kinda the same.

What do you think? Frumpy, or just cute?

 

M By Madonna – Madonna <3 H&M

22 Apr

M_for_madonna_fashionHMIn 2007, Madonna launched a clothing line for the Swedish brand H&M. Back in those days I was really broke, being a student and paying really high rent for my apartment and so on, so all I could do was window shopping for those things.

But this Friday, lucky me got my hands on a dress from that collection as I went second hand shopping in one of my favourite second hand stores. All of a sudden, it was there – the right size and looking brand new! I bought the dress for 80SEK, about 12$. So this one is really my new love of my wardrobe! Hadn’t had the time yet to take photos of myself in that dress, but to get a glimpse of it I provide some press pics.

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Weekends Are For Shopping

14 Apr

Since I work every other weekend, those weekend when I don’t work – they are kinda sacred shopping weekends. At least one day on the weekend, I tend to go shopping. This weekend I spent both Saturday and Sunday by shopping. This is some stuff that I came home with. 🙂

Weekly Photo Challenge: Future Tense

27 Mar

This weeks challenge is Future Tense, and I thought hard and long of what I wanted to present for kind of photograph that symbolises this.

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Outside The Swedish Red Cross’ second hand store in Södermalm, Stockholm

Then I came up with an idea which I developed during those last two days when I went bargain hunting in Second Hand stores. I found so much great stuff, for almost no money at all – loads of brand new clothes, that people just gave up simply because they consume over their needs. So this Monday and Tuesday, when I came home from my second hand shopping, I thought to myself that this is it; I will save my money and the environment in the future, and at the same time some of these second hand shops give so much back to the community by helping people who’re having a hard time both socially and economic.

More people should do overcome their fear and prejudices of those kinda stores! More of my second hand bargains in another forthcoming blog!So this is my contribution; a pic I took this Monday, during the time I ran myself ragged between different second hand stores. Future Tense: Save the environment, save your money and help people in need! The Swedish Red Cross. Click on the pic in order to make it larger. More Future Tenses you can find here.

 

Snowdrop Dress from Forever Unique

22 Mar

This must be one of the most beautiful dress I have ever seen! This is a must have dress. You can find more pics and information on Nelly.com

Snowdrop Dress EUR 409,95, Forever Unique – NELLY.COM

 

Panos Emporio New Clothing Spring Collection

21 Mar

I just stumbled upon some lovely dresses from the Swedish/Greek designer Panos Emporio, who in 2011 released his 25th anniversary collection called Panos Emporio Honeymoon Collection. Just found some fresh news from him on Nelly.com, my favourite online store. I’m so thirsty for summer at the moment that I dream of having a coral or yellow dress like these:

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Pics from Nelly.com. You can find the coral dress here, and the yellow dress here.

I actually got my first Panos Emporio Bikini as a teenager in 1998, it was kinda expensive but got it as a gift after I had worked in a clothing store, and as I ended my work there I recieved it from the store owner. Still got the lower bikini part left, but the bra actually never fit so I got rid of it. Such a shame, should have saved it!

A Working Class Hero

25 Nov

A working class hero is something to be. Bought this T-shirt yesterday at the men’s department in H&M. Since I really love that song and feel very much for it, I decided to go out of my box and buy it even though I hate wearing T-shirts and would never normally even consider men’s clothes. But I really love it. Looks good too, huh? 🙂