tirsdag 30. oktober 2012

Favourite things

Went to visit Lisa at Secondlove a couple of days ago, and this awesome ring caught my eye. I've been searching for the perfect skull ring for a while now. I also forgot to show you my gloves from Design Forum, and my day planner which I bought in Copenhagen (Star Wars special edition). I find it to be a perfect life motto. The small things make your life richer, like my newest family member, the blue plant who's name I do not remember.

xxx Iben

søndag 28. oktober 2012

Vintage and secondhand fashion-show by UNA Norway

Clothes by: Klesskapet, Secondlove, Kostym and Fretex

Yesterday my fashion show with vintage, secondhand and redesigned clothing ROCKED Torgallmenningen in Bergen for The United Nations Association of Norway, western region. I was lucky to have so many talented models, most of them had never even walked on a catwalk but still they were awesome!!! I did most of the styling,and it was such a pleasure to do styling again. I hope to educate people about the fact that used garments are helping us to create a sustainable development. They are also unique, and can be worn by everyone! So go thrifting people, while you listen to the last song we played on the fashion show (I'm dancing to it on the last picture):

Thanks to all the stores who participated, and to all my wonderful models.

MUA: Lisabet Sorte / Kristina

Pics by Martin Tuft Torvund

torsdag 25. oktober 2012

Ronald Macdonald

Wearing: Coat: Klesskapet/ Suit: Kappahl/ Shoes: Dr.Martens

I had a really important meeting yesterday, so I decided to suit up. And today the United Nude giveaway ended, and the winner is:

mandag 22. oktober 2012

New in: Dr Martens Tanner shoes in Pewter

These beauties by Dr. Martens arrived last week, aren't they amazing?

tirsdag 16. oktober 2012

Advanced style

I met this really cool lady today, making my own tribute to advanced style!

tirsdag 9. oktober 2012


Ajak Deng for Obsession Magazine// Fashiongonerogue

How cool can a editorial get? This cool!

søndag 7. oktober 2012

Biker chic

Jacket, Skirt, Shoes: COS

Finally my bicycle is finished! I found it in my mother's basement, all dirty and rusty. It's from the 50's, and quite heavy. The frame is a lot heavier than modern bicycles, and it's also of much better quality. Of course I could have just bought a new bike, but there is something about the story and the quality. My mom used to ride it around Oslo when she was young.

xxx Iben

fredag 5. oktober 2012

Vintage store guide Aarhus

I made this little vintage store guide to Aarhus, so you can enjoy all the beautiful vintage I found as well. So ein Ding is a beautiful vintage store in Århus, Denmark. I felt like I was in paradise while flipping through cute shift dresses from the 60's and glamourous party dresses from the 50's. This is a genuine gem of a store, and you can spend hours here. I'm actually going to suggest that you travel to Århus only to shop at this store. I got some treasures here, I'm going to show you later.

Old News is also situated in Århus. It lies in the adorable Latin Quarter. They offer reworked vintage or 3rd hand, tailored for the modern fashionista. The price range is a bit higher than So Ein Ding, because the items are reworked.

Time's up lies in Copenhagen's Krystalgade. It's been blogged about a lot from the Anywho girls, and I see why. They offer high end vintage from Versace, Yves Saint Laurent, Dior and Chanel. They also have less pricy stuff which is equally gorgeous. After drooling over a pale blue Versus two piece, I moved on to a beautiful japanese jacket, and it got to join me home. Pictures will come soon. Times up also have a good men's section, which my beloved loved.

Actually I was quite dissapointed in most of the vintage stores in Copenhagen. Wasteland and København K were drained of cool items, only eclectic secondhand pieces from the 80's remained. Though I have to admit that Wasteland had a really nice selection of all-sequin sweaters and tops.

xxx Iben

onsdag 3. oktober 2012

New green eyeshadow from MAC

Trying out my new green eyeshadow from Mac, and I love the intensity and the shimmer. Usually I don't buy makeup at all, and I suck at trying new things. I tend to end up with the same eyeliner and bronze shadow, but I'm trying to get more creative. 

Have you got any tips on genious makeup looks that would suit me?
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