Chic Me, Right now

How to get up and get dressed: Summer Hot #2

July 28th, 2014

monday dressing inspiration summer

Even in the hottest and humid summer there are days when it feels chilly just to hit you with some heat wave as soon as you are too far to go change into real summer clothes again. For this reason we have to learn how to be masters of disguise so summer won’t make a fool of us. I combine a denim jacket with a surfer dress and flat sneakers…it’s wind-protection, rain-protection for the feet and if the humidity level rises suddenly I can take the top sheet of and walk around in a cool summer dress.

Chic Me

How to get up and get dressed #6: Summer Hot #1

July 21st, 2014

Summer Dressing

Have you ever heard of the French wardrobe, it is said to be superior to all it’s foreign counterparts. One of the things I most hate when it comes to dressing, is to not see what’s actually in my closet. I just cannot live with a mess or lack of organization. In a French wardrobe they start from a basic amount of clothing for every day life. No fancy pieces just shirts, pants, skirts, blouses, dresses, denims, shoes, bags and accessories. If you are a purist or Scandinavian your wardrobe is all black and white. I normally try to live by the idea of less is more and more quality is always better (not necessarily attached to a designer label). Therefore I try to minimize the amount of things I wear and keep searching for the basic perfection.



Wardrobe Stories: 3 Linen Pants

July 19th, 2014

linen pants

If I had to invest into one sort of garment in summer it definitely would be linen. Durable for years, easy to wash and iron, it might even be knitted and best of all it keeps you protected from the heat like no other.


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How to get up and get dressed #5: Emanuelle Alt-alike

July 14th, 2014

monday dressing motivation

Dressing like a French editor has it’s advantages: you don’t have to buy fancy accessories, everything is based on simple colors and you are allowed to repeat aka save money. Is there any reason not to dress like a French editor? Maybe not when you think all casual is enough for you but sometimes it is nice to go a bit crazy with a pink skirt or even a handbag, seriously I have never seen handbags on those skinny French arms. French chic is just this mysterious I cannot resist and want more of it.


Interior Design

Le Weekend #1

July 12th, 2014

Garden Decor Vogue

Spending this weekend with our new bench for the garden and decorating with new lavender from the local garden center. We got us a car and finally we can drive to buy some furniture. For the rest of the of today it’s design catalogs and the Vogue Book by Dutch Vogue.



When your hair gets mad at you – Hair repair products /methods

July 9th, 2014

bad hair day repair methods

Let me introduce some of my favorite products for rebellious hair days, weeks or lives. Get the Lion King under control and turn it into your loving kitten with these hair repair methods.



In the Nordic countries!

travel postcard Sigtuna travel postcard Stockholm travel postcard Copenhagen travel postcard Gotland