Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Design by Antti Asplund

Antti Asplund, one of the 'young designers' of Helsinki. Simple yet stylish everyday clothing, and some of these fanciful and unique pieces of fashion.

One day I saw a really nice looking outfit at the street: it was a pair of suspenders holding up kneepants, plus a pair of kneesocks and a simple white shirt. Nothing else was needed. I didn't see who that tall, rangy guy was, but I think it was Asplund. The outfit somehow felt like him.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Shoes by Marimekko

Something brand new for Marimekko: this spring Marimekko introduces gorgeous shoe collection designed by Julia Lundsten!

If Poppy (Unikko) is not for you, maybe here you'll find something you fall in love with?

Spring 2010: Dress by Samu-Jussi Koski... and The shoes.

Photos: Marimekko

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Vintage Finland

Winter just keeps on rocking! Having this much snow in Helsinki is quite bizarre, but I don't mind at all.

Today I was wearing some vintage:
Dress / Mila, vintage, Finland
Fur hat / hand made, vintage, Finland
Belt / Veniz, Finland
Woollen Stockings / Amar, Finland

Boots / Billi Bi
Coat / MasCara

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Dreaming of a White Winter

This is what Finland looks like in January 2010. White, snowy, frosty. A true Wonderland!

The temperature in Helsinki today was about -15 degrees (Celsius, not Fahrenheit). If you are dressed properly, it's not really cold is it? Maybe a couple of stockings (referrably woollen), warm boots, thick accessories... Freelancer's Fashionblog has a great tutorial for dressing when it's this cold!

Just imagine Siberia somewhere in Northern Russia, where it easily can be some -50, so this is nothing. Just breezy and nice :)

And here is this qute squirrel, who doesn't really care of the cold. He's just having a quick snack on top of the bird feeder. And look at that small titmouse, he's waiting to get a bite to eat, too.

With Love from Finland,

Friday, January 1, 2010

With Love, Finland

Iittala's design icon: Aalto vase (also known as Savoy vase),
in it's new purple colour in 2009.

Welcome to the world of design, fashion and culture in Finland!
I bet you´ll love it, just as much as I do.

With Love from Finland,