Design trick: Upcycle Ikea basics to unique Interior Design Classics

Walking around high end design shops in London can be a real treat with so many design classics gathered under one roof. It’s in fact so nice that I sometimes wish I could move in! Because bringing home that design recliner or desk -just perfect for my home office without breaking the bank is hard. But there’s other alternatives, when on a budget to touch up your home.

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Leather! This seasons hottest trend, by Munthe plus Simonsen AW13

This season must have is leather, as in everything from coats and boots to skirts and shorts. The trend is to mix and match different types and colours, throw in some fur details or chunky knits, add silk or prima cotton next to skin for a feminine touch and you are set for the colder months ahead.

Munthe plus Simonsen has embraced the new trend, with a laid-back glam attitude and a edgy touch.



Founded by in 1994 by designers Naja Munthe and Karen Simonsen, Munthe plus Simonsen has since 2009 been led by Naja Munthe. The company has three stores, in Oslo, Aarhus and Copenhagen. The brand is currently sold in 11 countries.
Every February and August Munthe plus Simonsen holds its spectacular annual fashion shows in Denmark, where Naja Munthe presents the latest Munthe plus Simonsen collection. See more at

Rock your Autumn look with Angulus ponyskin boots

You need to be fast if you’d like to secure a pair of this seasons hottest trend; Ponyskin boots by Angulus. The limited edition stylish ankle boots are excatly what you need to rock your favourite Autumn styles. Find your nearest retailer at

Angulus Ponyskin Chelsea boots

Did you know? Ponyskin originates from 1960’s fashion trends? And did you know that ponyskin can be both pony and calfskin? Ponyskin in fashion is used as a flat, shiny fur for skirts, suit jackets, outerwear, footwear and accessories.

Eclectic and chic womenswear by M. Wiesneck from Copenahagen

Michala Franck Ballieu Wiesneck was born in Copenhagen and raised in India, Spain and Southern France. She studied at Chambre Syndicale de Haute Couture Parisienne before working for top designer labels such as Christian Lacroix and Cacharel among others. In 1992 Michala was head hunted by Inwear / ICcompany Group. She stayed their for 10 years before being the creative force behind Day Birger et Mikkelsen for another 8 years. By this it became clear that the only natural next step would be to create her own label, and the story of M. Wiesneck could begin.

Autumn Winter 2013 will be her third collection and shows a eclectic mix of prints and feminine styles. We especially love the silk blouses, the leather jacket and and the tailored black leggings. Let me know what you think!

70s Hollywood glamour by Nina Jarebrink for Autumn Winter 2013

Autumn is on its way, but there’s no reason to dispair. Colder months does not euqal shabby old wollies. Or at least not according to the Oslo based Swedish fashion designer, Nina Jarebrink. With her new collection for Autumn Winter 2013 she’s introducing feminine styles inspired by the 70’s. Bold colours and sharp cuts by Nina Jarebrink, combined with a accessories line with statement jewellery pieces and contemporary leather bags, creates an ideal wardrobe for special occassions. Or everyday glamour for this decade’s Charlie’s Angels.

And doesn’t one of the models bear a strong resemblance to Carrie Bradshaw!? How clever when introducing fashion trends for the coming season. See moe at

Designers Remix by Charlotte Eskildsen AW13 Diamonds are Forever

Designers Remix was founded in 2002 by Charlotte Eskildsen with her husband and CEO, Niels Eskildsen. Since then, they have successfully developed the company into a global brand available in stores all across Europe, Russia, Asia and the Middle East. Charlotte Eskildsen, the Creative Director of Designers Remix, has an architectural approach to every aspect of the design process. Her unique design is all about minimalism, architecture, 3D tailoring as well as draping and cutting. Although the Designers Remix show and campaign photos doesn’t really show it, the clothes are all highly feminine.
The autumn winter 2013 collection has a Diamonds are Forever theme, with effects like broken glass print on several styles. The draped jersey dress, along with simple silk shirt dresses and loose fit silk trousers are among my favourites. And the stylish pair of zipped statement pump. The list goes on… have a look for yourself, and let me know what you think at

Inspirational from Designers Remix collection for Pre Autumn 2013

I know we’re still waiting for summer to arrive. But on a rainy and grey day in May I thought I’d might as well share a sneak preview on some gorgeous pre autumn news landing in stores mid June. From Danish designer label Designers Remix comes oversized coats, jumpers, trousers, shorts and skirts in the chic but slightly sporty look we’ve become to love.

I remember my mum had similar white court shoes in the 80’s and as a child I always though they were beautiful.


The red ensemble is to die for, with a simple oversized jumper matched together with a asymmetric skirt. Very bold indeed.

© Designer Remix. Pre Autumn 2013

Above styles are on my wish list -all of them. Absolutely love the casual chic Scandinavian style. Find your nearest retailer at

Designers Remix by Charlotte Eskildsen for Spring Summer 2013

Not so taken by the Spring Summer 2013 collection from Designers Remix by Charlotte Eskildsen, although below styles are growing on us. The dress would make the ultimate party dress; Choose your favourite colour and show off those tanned pins!
© Designers Remix SS13 at Copenhagen Fashion Week August 2012

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Our favourite styles from Danish designer Margit Brandt Spring 2013

Margit Brandt is a Danish long term favourite brand among Scandinavian women, with it’s clean lines and effortlessly chic styles. The Spring 2013 collection by Margit Brandt offers exciting prints of luxurious fabrics.



© Margit Brandt graphic collection for Spring 2013

Margit Brandt first collection was launched in 1965, with the head designer Margit Brandt being regarded as one of the fashion genius of the world. The brand was relaunched in 2005 and Sandra Zecevic is todays head of design.
For style inspiration we recommend following the Margit Brandt Blog

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