Forget the clutch -what you want is the beautiful Ébeth pouch!

The clutch trend is developing into a pouch trend -it’s all about the pared-down pouch. There’s a pleasantly contemporary feel about the clean shaped simple rectangle pouch, bordered by just a metallic zipper. Norwegian Ébeth is the brand to watch when looking for timeless luxury, but don’t want one of the big label bags that everyone else struts around with.

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Swims in London – How to stay stylish in the rain

Scandinavians are always so practical, with functional outerwear. But staying dry and comfortable on a rainy day doesn’t need to mean the same as wearing a shabby old raincoat. Norwegian up and coming outerwear brand, originally known for reintroducing mens galoshes to this century, are now also creating stylish outerwear for women. Perfect for the rainy months ahead! We especially love the suede ankle boots -that are waterproof! Knee length wellies was really never stylish on your way to work anyway… And your formal pumps was simply ruined walking through puddles. The Swims high heeled boots will take you through the day, in a sophisticated way. Worth every penny! There’s different styles and lots of colour combinations. You just need to choose your favourite. I’ve chosen mine, as seen below.

Swims in London

Swims are sold in Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Selfridges and boutiques all over the UK. Find the store locator at

Norwegian Designerkollektivet moves to GlasMagasinet August 2013

The designers collective, Designerkollektivet in Oslo Norway are about to expand. They will be moving from Aker Brygge to the prestigious GlasMagasinet in the city centre of Oslo. GlasMagasinet, located on Stortorvet, is one of Norway’s oldest and most famous department stores. Designerkollektivet was launched in 2009 by a group of Norwegian designers, with the aim of promoting emerging talents and great Norwegian design as well as making it more available to the general public. With the move the concept shop are hoping to include more designers.
© Vera&William

So far there’s been more than 50 independent designers involved in the project, with names including Jumina, Fam Irvoll, Vera&William, TSH, Tina Haagensen, Daniel Sørensen, Peter Løchstøer, Undorn and Arne&Carlos.
© Bine

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New Norwegian brand Inspiration by Laa

The Norwegian Lene Aanesrud has in addition to her own successful clothing agency, also founded her own fashion brand. Inspiration by Laa offers feminine womens clothes. Aanesrud employes designers and works closely with the production to the finished product. Perhaps a brand to watch? See more at
© Inspiration by Laa Spring Summer 2013

Luxurious designer leather bags from Cala and Jade

Desirable leather bags in unusual shapes and colour combinations by Norwegian designer brand Cala and Jade are a distinct fashion statement when you want to stand out from the crowd.
Elaborate craftsmanship, innovative techniques and functionality is added bonus with a Cala and Jade bag.

The brand was established by the Norwegian design duo Nina Amble Sandaas and Tina C. Skaar, who met whilst studying at ESMOD in Oslo. After initially specializing in fur, they went on to create a stunning range of leather bags. Their fascination for all things leather and passion for new material and techniques eventually became an essential part of their philosophy and lead to the super trendy bags available at See more styles at