CPHFW: COPENHAGEN OVERVIEW

February 4th, 2014 - 14 Comments »

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Oh well, what can I say. Did I really just start this post with this goofy picture? Yes I did. Why? This picture literally captures all I felt this week in one single frame: freezing cold, but fun nevertheless (oh and yes, I can be a bit dorky sometimes and fool around like an idiot, sorry Lucy and Joyce, my travelmates, but thanks for coping with my impaired state of mind, haha lol!). In this post I’ll give you guys an overview of what my week in Copenhagen looked like, since I took so many pictures (I could make 5 posts out of them, don’t worry, I’m not gonna spam you) and because I guess you guys might like to see what this hectic and lovely week was all about.

 
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First of all, I stayed in this awesome hotel near Central Station in Vesterbro, one of my favourite areas in the whole city. Perfect location, great service, sweet hotel staff.. everything just fine, I’d really recommend this one if you’ll every go to Copenhagen. So thank you Andersen Hotel, for having us. And thanks Bloggernet for making it possible :)
 
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In the short period of time I had in Copenhagen (four days like a lot, but really isn’t), I actually visited quite a lot of shows. Pics above were taken at the Wood Wood show (1st pic out of three) and the other two at the Ann Sophie Madsen show. Wood Wood showed this very wearable and streetsmart collection. Cool jackets, awesome sweats, loved it. Ann Sophie Madsen on the other hand, showed us lots of fur (hope it was faux? Didn’t look like it..), leather, futuristic helmets and workerboots. Not so wearable in daily live, but still an awesome show to watch. The fact that it took place in a freezingcold parkinglot (poor models!) even added up to the whole industrial atmosphere.

 
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Lucy (she took the three pics above) and I paid a visit to the Baum und Pferdgarten showroom and were completely overwhelmed by the kindness we were welcomed with (ok, and that wonderful lightcoloured coat – that had my name written all over it – made me almost faint as well). I already loved the collection on the runway (we visited their show as well), but it was even better to be able too feel and see the pieces from up close.

 
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I really loved the loose ponytails at the Bruuns Bazaar show. I’ve always been a fan of not too polished hair, but this version, at least to me, was the perfect merge between messy hair and a polished finish. Guess I will never be able to accomplish it myself, so I’m glad at least I’ve got this picture to drool over. Talking about drooling: I visited the By Malene Birger show (wonderful collection, I even liked the sequins that were coming back on several pieces! I say ‘even’, since usually I’m not the biggest sequin-lover out there.. ) and was blown away (literally, I could feel the loud bass of the music pounding on my chest). Especially by the coats, they were amazing, and I could literally see myself wearing all of them. After the show I got the opportunity to go backstage but to be honest: it was pretty crowded out there, so I decided to have a quick peek at the collection and head back to my hotel. Exhausted after a busy day full of shows and meetings.

 
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What is it with the Danish and making the most amazing coats ever? Even though I never thought I’d opt for pink (guess what, I already did!), I really liked this bubblegum pink friend by Ganni. Ganni decided to show their collection in Davids Samling Museum, such an awesome and original idea! I loved walking around the museum and have to opportunity to take a closer look at the models and their most amazing pieces.

 
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Copenhagen, once again, you were amazing! Even though I cursed the cutting, freezing wind quite often, and even though I prefer walking around this city bare legged (like Lucy and I did last summer) instead of bundling up to prepare ourselves for the snow, Copenhagen would not have felt the same without it.

 
 

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MBFWA: MOMENTS

January 28th, 2014 - 12 Comments »

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Dennis Diem ^

 
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Dorhout Mees ^

 
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Rebecca Ward ^

 
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Winde Rienstra ^

 

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Quite a challenge to make a selection out of the pictures I took this week. I saw some amazing pieces during this Fashionweek in Amsterdam, but decided the moments captured above deserved to make it to the cut. Not gonna explain why I chose these, because I like pictures to speak ¬†for them selves. My fave? The graciously falling/dancing model (3rd pic) from Dennis Diem’s show. Awesome. How about yours?

 
Gotta hurry and start packing my bags for my trip to Copenhagen tomorrow! So excited, but still so many things to do (in so little time) before heading off to the North. Better get moving!
 
 

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MBFWA: DAVID LAPORT

January 25th, 2014 - 6 Comments »

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Busy schedules this week, but I managed to squeeze in one show at the Amsterdam Fashionweek yesterday. One I was very curious about, since David received quite a lot of media coverage after graduating in 2012. With this collection full of Monroe-ish shapes and pliss√©’s used in contrast with lightcoloured leathers be surely did not fail me. I decided to post some detailshots from the show because I always like them the most.
 
 

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H&M SPORTSCOLLECTION

January 8th, 2014 - 8 Comments »

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Yesterday I visited the H&M showroom to have a peek at the new and improved sportscollection our Scandinavian friends launched this week. As a sportslover, I tend to grab to alltime favourite sportsbrand: Nike. But let’s be honest: there’s so much more to explore! The time has gone that womens’ sportswear is all pink (trust me, I’ve been on the hunt for cool sportsclothing for years, but only the last few years some serious progress is made in this case!) or just boring. H&M did a great job in creating a collection full of very smart pieces in the most amazing fabrics. With smart I mean that they really took a women’s body in mind while creating their pieces. Tops and jackets with slightly longer lengths (who wants to feel like she’s running with her behind too exposed? Oh right, no one..), cool graphic prints (not every woman loves flowers, polkadots or butterflies), and all that for a very affordable price (score!).
 
Besides the regular sportscollection, H&M also got the chance to design the outfits for the Swedish Olympic team (how cool!), so stay tuned for bold yellow-and-blue prints that will hit the stores next week in the so called Go Gold collection (truly amazing, I can tell you). Needless to say I’m pretty enthusiastic? Any faves? I took the teal/green-ish tights home with me, so I home I’ll be able to give a little review of them later on. Stay tuned!

 
 

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