Once upon a time, a princess returned home for a visit.
And this short goofy video was created.
Nanna & Melissa
I’m wearing: Skirt // H&M T-shirt // Monki Shoes // Asos
Currently: listening to Christina Aguilera while I’m ironing my clothes… after I’ve just taken a look at these pictures Ekua took of me a while ago…this kind of green is really not me.
But the skirt is still pretty, we are just not a team I guess.
Its been way too long since I’ve checked in here on the blog and to be honest I have no creativity going on in my mind lately.
So I thought let’s take it easy, to begin with, while I try to get back on track on the blog here.
So here you have it the most uncreative blog post in nowadays.
Vibes I listen to when I’m on the go for work or whatever.
See you next time sunshine, kiss <3
The answer is a lot of things.
Currently, I’m off work because the thing is that I’m sick.
So that’s also why I haven’t been so much around on social media or here on my blog, which is just so stupid because I always thought of my blog as my personal space where I can drop off all of my thoughts.
So that is what I’m doing now, getting some of my thought off my mind so I hopefully can relax before having my last check up on the hospital on Friday.
The thing is just that I like to keep my health situation very private and that’s also why it’s difficult to write about…because I don’t wanna write about it, but yeah since that is one of the reasons why I’m not around at the moment it just had to be included.
So to you guys who have been asking me in dm on Instagram.
No, I’m not quitting social media or my blog I just needed to take time for myself.
But one of the reasons I also have been away from social media is because of the fact, that last month has been nothing else than one of the best months of my life.
I spend so much time seeing new places and discovering feelings I didn’t think that I could ever have for another person.
But this guy has proved me wrong, and I know it sounds corny or whatever but this guy, he just keeps surprising me in only good ways and for that, I am forever grateful.
So to you, my boyfriend, thank you for being you.
You are what keeps my mood high today and every day.
So please never stop smiling.
So… for about two months ago, I went to Milan for the first time.
A lot of things have changed since then, especially since this exact day these pictures were taken actually.
And I’m gonna write a big life update very soon, so stay tuned for that, but…
The pictures were shot by freelance photographer Frank which is a friend of Melissa and Philip, so go show him some love on his Instagram right here!
Because he’s awesome!
I was wearing H&M dress, vintage cold jewelry, boots by Public Desire, and my Gucci bag.
For more details about Melissa’s outfit go check her blog right here.
It’s been a while since the last time I checked in here on the blog…
But If you are following me on Instagram you have probably already noticed that I had my first little adventure to Milan for about a month ago.
I was visiting Milan at the time because of my girl Melissa was already staying in the city to visit her boyfriend Philip, so I thought now that I had the opportunity to go live with them and have them show me around, why not take a little trip to Milan and see my girl that I had missed so much.
But, as you may already also have noticed (if you are following me on Instagram) I went to Milan again only a few weeks after..but I think we are saving that story for later.
But since it’s been so long since I was there the first time, I think I’m just gonna give you guys my quick thoughts about some of the things I’ve seen while I was there.
Milan is no doubt one of the most beautiful cities I’ve ever been to.
The architecture is just stunning, Milan is… from what I have seen (which is actually not a lot yet) a charming old city with a lot of big beautiful buildings which has some crazy detailing going on, but that’s also what makes this city seem so majestic in many ways.
Especially on photos…I mean if you first capture the light hitting the buildings just right, then you’ll really see all of its details… I don’t know something magical just happens at that moment… and you really get the impression of the history behind the buildings.
Milan fashion feels
For most people, Milan is known as a fashion city were many huge brands in the fashion industry was born and raised.
You can feel that too while walking in the streets of Milan, I think people here are very much aware of what they wanna wear…or at least what high-end designer brand they wanna wear and what trends they may be following the upcoming seasons.
But I must be honest and say that so far I haven’t really seen anyone here yet who have blown my mind when it comes to style, which I’m actually a little disappointed about because I was expecting to get mind blown.
For me, It just seems like high-end designer brands, especially designer shoes is the way to go here … so if you’re wearing a very boring outfit but your shoes are from Balenciaga there will be no problem… you’ll be accepted as a fashionista here.
But only because of the shoes of course.
I’m just joking I’m sure it’s just me who haven’t ran into a real Milan fashionista yet.
If it’s real art, it can speak for itself.
The people and the food
Well as I already told you guys I went to Milan to visit one of my best friends Melissa, and her boyfriend Philip.
Those two are some of the sweetest people I know and I am forever grateful to have people like them in my life.
You know good friends can always make even the worst situation better, so I think it’s important to always stay in touch and never take your good friends for granted.
(M you know I would travel the world just to see you)
But of course Melissa and Philip have a lot of friends in Milan since Philip lives there and Melissa is soon gonna move there…so I got introduced to a lot of people at one time haha… and I must say it was a bit overwhelming, but I tried to keep calm and today I’m just happy that had the opportunity to meet so many lovely people.
Especially one…But I’m gonna tell that story later.
Oh and the food, well it tasted just as good as it looks.
So, if I’m ever gonna move to Milan I’m probably gonna end up being fat.
And of course there will soon be a video up from my first trip, so keep yourself updated for that.
But yeah as I said a few weeks after my first trip I went back to see this very special person that ended up meaning everything to me and in fact, that’s why I’m going to Milan again on March 9.
To enjoy the company of the love of my life.
So almost two weeks ago I returned from my trip to Milan.
I had the most amazing trip, I’ve been seeing my girl Melissa, spending time with her and her boyfriend Philip, meeting some of their sweet friends, meeting someone…, ate a lot of pasta and much much more!
But you’ll soon get a glimpse of my little trip here on my blog when I finally get to finish my vlog.
But lately I just have so many things to take care of, mostly work and people around me… so that’s why it’s taking me so long to get it done, but it’s coming I promise!
But in the meantime just watch this little lookbook that I made ft. Melissa & Philip you know where to find them.
Well, happy new year everyone!
I’m sure that you all made it through so far and hopefully didn’t got your hands blown off at new years eve.
Some of you may still be struggling with the leftovers of your hangover, or maybe just continuing your hangover? But that’s what brings us to this point where we’re going to talk about how great people we’re going to be in the new year. How we’re going to get a bonus at work, how we’re going to workout every day and get in shape, how we’re going to travel the world for free, and how this is the year where we’re going to find true love.
But in the end, we all know that’s not going to happen.
Personally, I love to dream about how great everything is going to turn out someday, and no joke, it would be nice if everything just fell into place in one year.
But let’s face it… life is a bitch from time to time, and we all know that only if we’re lucky, maybe one of these goals are going to come true this year.
So, now you probably jumped to the conclusion that I’m a negative person?
But let me tell you this, I’m not.
In general, I’m just tired of hearing from pretty much every blogger/youtuber/and fucking influencers! how they are going to travel the world for free, how they are planning to find true love and get married, how they just randomly are going on a sick diet where they have to live of vegetable juices every day!?! because they have 700 photoshop … I mean “photoshoots” to attend to.
And then they all be like, New year new me.
And that line just has to happily disappear from my world, please just delete it from your vocabulary.
May you say I’m just jealous? maybe? I absolutely am just like everyone else would be.
In fact, my point is, don’t just be a better you because of a god damn new year! be a better version of you, for you every day.
I’m not saying that you have to forget about all of your dreams and goals, or even be realistic about them…that was just an advice. Actually, promises me you’ll never do that! just go for it.
But you don’t have to change because of the fact that we’re going from 2017 to 2018. Or because some annoying blogger just told you about all of their crazy goals for 2018 and now you just sit there in your bed with your computer feeling bad about yourself, just like I do.
But that’s why I’m here to tell you this.
You only have to change yourself for you and your needs and dreams.
Try to see the world from different perspectives, no-one said that your perspective was the right one, right?
Maybe you learn something, or you learn someone.
But in the end, that’s what I believe makes the difference.
By learning little by little, and see what works out the best.
Just start today okay? not in 2019.
So a few months ago I shot some photos for my dear friend Amalie, who is the founder of By Amalie Rytter – Scandinavia.
By Amalie Rytter is a jewellery brand which is focusing on earrings that follows the trends of our time.
What characterises the brand is their raw and minimalistic jewellery design, combined with an it-girl feeling.
Which I think creates a nice contrast between being “trendy” and staying “simple”, besides that it’s the perfect compromise for the it-girl that wants more, but still doesn’t want to go broke at the end of the month.
So If you like what you see, go follow By Amalie Rytter on Instagram for more updates.
So I know it’s been a while since the Erdem X H&M collection was launched, but I think I’ll give it a go with this post anyway.
I’m gonna be honest with you guys, I’v never really been into the whole H&M collaborating with high end designer brands like Kenzo ,Balmain, and so on.
But! then this collection was created and I instantly fell in love with every single piece.
The collection, and the entire universe that Erdem have created is unbelievably beautiful, the collection is filed with sharp cuts, dramatic dresses, lace, and flower prints which is very typical for Erdems catwalk collections.
The universe of this collection is in my opinion just magnificent…I mean have you seen the commercial for this collection ? pure perfection I tell you. Just check it out here.
So yeah, of course I was in the line in front of H&M the 2. November, and luckily I got my fingers on this amazing dress and even better these adorable earrings.
Another thing about this collection I really like, is the fact that Erdem and H&M got one of my favourite bands (Years & Years) to write a song for this collection and it’s commercial.
So naaah, I actually don’t think that this collection could possibly get any better, because it’s already perfect.
Happy Sunday people!
This is an outfit I actually wore on a Saturday, but I think it fits more for a perfect Sunday.
What do you think?
Anyway, here is what I’m wearing if you wanna know.
I’m wearing: coat // H&M, boots // Public Desire, bag // Gucci, pants // Champion, sweater // Episode.
Food: from one of my favourite cafés, Apollo bar.
What am I wearing?
Skirt // &other stories, Boots // asos.com, Blouse // Outrageous Fortune, Sunglasses // asos.com
Hello people, it’s me, Nanna.
I’ve been wanting to talk about this for a really long time…But today was the day, that I finally realized that I had to come clean, not just to the people around, but mostly for myself, so I can begin to live my life fully and surround myself with the things that I love to do.
The topic of today is how I’ve got to learn to love – and own up to – who I truly am… to embrace both my personality, passions and dreams.
For the past few months I’ve been consulting a psychologist because of some mental issues that I’m struggling with…the things I’m struggling with are still to private for me to share though, but I guess we all have our secrets.
But I can tell you that the last time I was in therapy my psychologist reminded me of one (sorry for my language) motherfucking important thing! life is too short to let all the bad things and people in your life get you down.
For a long time I’ve been scared of being who I am, own it and embrace it. And the weird thing is that Im not scared to let the world know, but I’m scared to embrace it in front of my closest. And that have just made me feel awful about myself for a really long time, I mean your family should be the people that know you the best right? But for me…it’s just not the case right now.
I mean of course they know me, most of them have seen me grow up, but a lot have been going on the last few years….and lets just say I’ve had my ups and downs, that very few people know about.
But now I’m finally beginning to feel better, but this little tiny thing is still knocking me down everyday.
Because.. I feel that my parents (whom I love endlessly of course) doesn’t accept my interests or who I’ve become the last few years.
I’ve changed a lot, not my personality but my interests have definitely changed.
My parents got a divorce when I was about 10-11 years old, and I’ve lived with my dad ever since.
Me and my dad had always had a huge passion for motorsports and I’ve been driving gokart for many years and I loved it.
But since I started at the gymnasium and things were getting totally out of hand with my mental health and I was feeling completely damaged inside, because of all the bad thoughts and stress in my head.
I had to quit school for a whole year.
The next year I started again, but realised that I had to quit one of my biggest passions and hobbies, motorsports.
I remember being devastated about telling my dad that I wasn’t going to drive anymore, because of school. But he saw the point with my decision very quickly. But I think he at some point always thought I would start driving again after I’ve finished school.
But as I said earlier my interests really went form one end of the spectrum to the other.
I’ve always been very creative as a kid and I think it just came back to me in the past few years. I’ve started drawing, editing, taking pictures, and all in all just creating something again.
And then I threw my love on fashion and social media.
That’s why I started a blog and just recently started a little youtube channel, because I just like to create something.
But my parents are of course from another generation than I am, so they don’t quite understand what a blog or a youtube channel is…
They have created their own vision on social media persons, like youtubers, bloggers or instagramers as people that just love to think that they are better than anybody else, and just want to throw their perfect life up in your face every time you open your instagram.
People that only think THEY are the shit and maybe take themselves a little bit too seriously.
But in some case my parents just forgot I guess, that I’m not like that.
And thats why they just never really accepted it before today.
Because today I told them, that they made me sad for being who I am…and for not supporting me in my dreams and new passions.
And honestly when my parents doubt me, I doubt me too.
Because I just really wanted to make them proud, but even though the most important thing is to first of all make myself proud.
The worst feeling is to feel like you have to hide a part of yourself everyday. And I’ve never felt that I had to hide in front of strangers, but definitely in front of my family definitely because I’ve alway known that they wouldn’t understand at all.
But you can’t hide forever, and nobody should because it’s hella exhausting and it just made me more and more insecure about myself. I mean I’ve never shared my blog on my facebook wall because I was scared that people that know my family would start asking them questions, and then I thought my family maybe would be like ” yeah I don’t really know whats going on ether”.
That’s why I realised that I had to find some courage to speak up and tell them point of view.
We have now had a really long talk about all of this, and my parents were truly happy that I actually shared my thoughts like this and stood up for myself. Besides that, they have now seen the differences between bloggers, youtubers and so on, and realised that it’s not all of us that just want to talk about how amazing our lifes are our how you just can’t be fashionable without a crazy expensive designer bag, that you only should buy brand new from the Chanel store and never second hand.
Some of us just like to share fashion inspiration, play with colours and prints, photography and video editing, and most importantly share a little personality and relate to other pepole.
Because I see it as a give an take business, you get inspired and then you inspire.
You read a story and maybe related to it, and then maybe starts to reflect over your own life or decisions. And who knows maybe it helps maybe it doesn’t, but at least it was some kind of entertaining.
That’s why I’m so relieved now that my parents actually know me for who I am again.
And most of all accept me, so I can start not being scared anymore, because now I know they got my back.
Promise me you never hide yourself for so long like I did, life is to short to not live your dreams and passions, and not embracing yourself for being just who you want to be, yourself.
I know that now.
Check out my latest lookbook right here.
Just a super quick tip for all my shopaholic fellas out there.
First I want to say that I’m a huge fan of recycling, vintage and what ever to call it.
It’s very rare that I’ll ever buy expensive designer things, brand new at a store. I like that my items have a history and of course I like to save that extra cash, just as well caring about the environment.
And that’s why I want to tell you about Vestiaire Collective, if you don’t know what Vestiaire Collective is, you should definitely go check the app or website out. Personally I have only been using the app, because it’s so much easier on the go.
Vestiaire Collective is this site/app were people can sell and buy designer items, both vintage and brand new items.
It’s super easy to use, because of the wishlist function on the app, and another thing I like about Vestiaire Collective is the fact, that every time you buy something the seller first have to ship the item to Vestiaire Collective where they check the standard of the product.
And that’s nice!
My latest buy from Vestiaire Collective is this cute pastel pink clutch/purse from Chanel.
I have a little DIY dream that includes this clutch so I’m pretty exited about how that’s gonna turn out.
So here in Copenhagen it’s kinda went from summer season to fall season, over night.
But Zaful got me covered with this comfy sweater and even though it’s fall season, the sun has been out and about here in Copenhagen so I thought why not pair it with these cute cat eye sunglasses, which is also from Zaful.
But yeah, a couple of weeks ago I was contacted by Zaful, and they asked me if I would like to do a review on some of their products. And of course I was in for it.
So I picked out a sweater and these sunglasses.
The products are first of all, so much better than I thought they would be.
The sweater is thick and warm, and just a perfect item for the fall season. It has these very cute ribbons on the sleves which I think give the sweater a nice edgy look.
And now to the sunglasses, I think that everything about them is just perfect.
They are these white cat-eye-shaped sunglasses which would appear to be of solid quality. And most of all I just really like the American 50’s vibe they give me.
And just as a reminder I want to say, that yes this is a sponsored article, but remember it’s a review and everything I’ve wrote is 100% my honest opinion.
Once again thanks to Zaful, I really appreciate it.
So Hello ladies and gents, it’s been a while…
But now I’m finally back with a new post here on the blog! So as you can see I recently returned from my vacation in Spain. I came home last week, and I’ve been working since then. So, that why this post first gets published today.
Besides that I’m so happy to be home again. I feel so inspired with a lot of new ideas for upcoming blog posts so I can’t wait to get to work more here on the blog. So stay tuned guys I tell you, stay tuned!
Besides from that, I think that this is probably the longest post I have ever done… because of all the photos of course haha.
So I’ll make this really short. My vacation was great, I’ve finally got a tan wup wup, and yeah I have actually just been chilling day in and day out, so that’s been great. If you want a more detailed version of what I’ve been up to, check out the video, and don’t forget to show it a lil’ love.
Hello ladies and gents.
So I’m pretty god damn tired of the danish summer weather and all I want right now is just some nice autumn weather so I can wear boots, coats and sweaters again.
I know it’s weird wishing for autumn since most people mostly wish for summer weather… I don’t know I guess I’m just weird.
I think it’s because danish summer weather is like 10% sunny days, 45% rainy days, and 45% windy days. And when I think of summer, I think of REAL summer, like the weather around the Mediterranean. That’s real summer weather.
Actually, I’m going to Spain next week, so stay tuned.
Hello ladies and gents,
So as you may know Copenhagen fashion week started this week.
Personally I used to go to all the events that I possibly could, but this year I really dont’t have the time for it.
Because I’m now working a fulltime job in Monki which I’m so happy about, but of course working 37 hours a week takes a lot of time, even thought its in the best store with the best colleges ever.
But! Monday night I scrolled through CFW Instagram site, and there was a competition going on where you could win an entrance for two people to the Zalando Studio x Copenhagen fashion week event, there would be goodiebags, drinks and snacks , and lots of interviews with designers form all over Scandinavia, an interview focusing about personal branding, trend AW17 talk with Mie Juel and Mads Emil Grove Møller, Scandinavian style interview with Malene Malling, exhibition, lounge and a fashion show with some of the new design talents, and of course a cocktail hour where DJ Emilie Lilja would be playing.
And yeah then me and Melissa won, whup whup!
But we both had to work that day, Melissas had no problem getting the day off, but I had a little struggle because I didn’t knew if I could go earlier form my shift. But for my luck and because I have the best boss in the world,
my boss said that it was okay for me to leave earlier.
So I literally ran down to the metro after work, got on my way the to ‘Papirhallen’ where the whole thing was going to be hosted.
Met dear Melissa and we were ready to atten the event. Btw that’s also why I looked so casual in some of the photos, because I came directly from work haha.
But yeah the event was brilliantly planned, my favourite part of the event was the fashion show with new design talents.
I especially liked the collection from Heliot Emil.
The first picture here in this post is actually a picture of my favourite look from the collection.
And of course moving on to the goodiebag.
In the goodiebag there were all the things you see here on the picture above, and of course a lot of snacks and drinks. But I ate it all, sorry I’m a hungry girl. There was also a little love tag form Jane Kønig with the letter Z, it was possible to exchange it to another letter, but I decided to keep it, since my old dog’s name was ‘Zigo’.
And after a perfect day with fashion shows, and a lot of interviews with some of the best people in the business here in Denmark.
Me and Melissa decided to eat at Tony’s and get a three meal dinner.
And I can say that it was delicious.
I hope you guys have a lovely fashion week.
So this is my new baby from Gucci.
I bought it last week and I have literally been wearing it ever since. I bought it in the Gucci store at ‘Strøget’, I had been looking at the model for a while, and then finally I had a day off work and decided to give myself a nice gift. Nothing can bring a woman more happiness like a high fashioned materialistic bag. That was a joke.
But I will admit that this bag really have given me a true sense of joy every time I have looked at it. Another thing I like about buying designer things vintage or not, is that I always have to work hard and save a lot of money to afford a bag like this.
And I know that it maybe sounds stupid, but it really gives me the feeling of being a true power woman.
Hello ladies and gents
So, last thursday me and my friend and blogger Melissa went out for a little shopping in the city.
And I tell you guys, it have literally been raining all summer here in Copenhagen and last thursday was no exception.
But we had a nice time anyway, we stopped by a lot of high end vintage stores, got a little break at kaf’ bar 9, and I finally got myself a little something from the gucci store.
And of course I will reveal what I got very soon.
And hey check out Melissa’s new blog post as well right here.
Pyjamas shirt // thrifted Shoes // Asos Bag // Louis Vuitton T-shirt // H&M Sunglasses & accessories // Random internet shops.
So I’ve found this old pyjamas shirt in the men’s section, in my local thrift shop.
It’s basically only old people who shops in that thrift store, so the staff always look weird at me when I enter the store. But whatever. I’ve found a bunch of nice things in that store, but the first thing I thought I would share with you guys is this champagne coloured pyjamas blouse. It’s pretty lit.
it’s been a while since me and Melissa took these photos, but they still need to see the light here on the blog.
There’s nothing like a cute summer dress on a hot day.
On this day, me and Melissa went crazy in a vintage store to find a good old-fashioned summer dress. We both decided to style the dresses with at pair of heels. You know, it’s summertime, so why not show some skin. And, let’s be real, heels just makes your legs look even better.
But yeah.. I hope you enjoy the pictures, and btw Melissa just started her own blog so check it out right here.
Hello ladies and gents!
So yesterday I received this cute little poster from Modern map art and I promised to do a review, so that I will do.
Personally, I think that the print matches any kind of minimalistic/Scandinavian home. It’s simple, but it still has a bit of personality, because you can choose the city you were born in, or maybe a city you wanna go to? how knows.
Modern map art makes a lot of cool maps, so it’s just going to their website right here, and check out all the cute posters.
I chose the smallest size, so I could use for my bulletin board in my work area and I think it fits in perfectly.
Btw.. I was not paid to say anything nice, I just wanted to tell you guys my honest opinion about the product.
Well, since it’s soon gonna be my birthday, I thought I would share some of my wishes with you guys, and as well dropping some hints for my friends and family 😉
I think it’s been a while since I last did a music post.
So here, listen to some of my absolute favorite tunes right now.
So I’m finally back with a new show me your style post here on the blog.
So as you guys, maybe know these “show me your style” posts are actually one of my favorite things to post here on blog, and I finally interviewed my best friend Anna here. But this time there will be a new little add to the post, if you scroll down you can see the video of the interview that we did.
And I must admit that I really enjoy making Youtube videos lately, and I have been thinking about taking Youtube a little more seriously, so hehe stay tuned, and remember to subscribe and all that jazzz 😉
But if you wanna see more of Anna’s cute style just keep scrolling.
Studying Biotechnology in Copenhagen, with a love for cats and everything green.
Describe your style in three words.
Sustainable, cosy, and with a twist of Harry Potter
What are you wearing right now?
Pants from Monki, coat from Cos, boots from Dr. Martens, and the first bag my mom ever bought when she was young.
What is most important to you in an outfit?
The shoes, it’s all about the shoes.
Who/what inspires you the most in terms of your style?
I guess my mom does, she has been a big influence and has the largest shoe collection I have ever seen. People and things around me are also a big inspiration.
That would be Dr. Martens. Most of my Dr. Martens shoes are thrifted and the same goes for my clothes.
What has been your biggest style failure?
When I was young I tried to dress kind of alternatively and it was not a success. It didn’t fit me and it didn’t reflect who I was properly.
Do you have any favourite items in your wardrobe?
My coat, my black jeans, and my shoe collection that primarily consists of Dr. Martens boots.
Which items do you dream of owning?
None, I have everything I need.
What is your best style tip?
Choose a colour or a statement piece when putting together an outfit and finish it of with a pair of black boots.
But remember to do whatever works for you – and don’t let other people tell you what’s wrong or right. If you want to wear six colours at the same time, do it!
Thanks to Anna
If you wanna watch the interview, it’s available down below.
Wanna see more?
Check out our little video down below.
So I know I have been the worst blogger in the world lately, but I have been so busy with school and everything so…. yeah.
And I’m really depressed by the fact that it takes all of my focus, so I’m actually just looking forward to be done with this study, so I can get back to blogging again.
But! I bought some new sneakers (kicks) in London, so I thought why not show you guys a little outfit with them on.
Hope you all are well, and has the best sunday ever.
I don’t know about you guys, but I really have an obsession with earrings at the moment, especially gold earrings.
So I thought, why not share my little obsession with you guys!
All the earrings in my collage are pretty affordable, which is an added bonus! So yeah… I don’t know why I’m excited like this… but it may have something to do with the espresso that Im drinking in the middle of the night.
So not much has happened lately… and honestly, it’s because I’m lazy as fuck.
I have, however, just received some pretty exciting samples of something I’m working on, which I can’t wait to show you guys! But I’m gonna have to wait for a while, because it has to be perfect. And I also have to figure out what I want to do with it, before I show you the final product.
Let’s talk about the pictures.
The pictures were taken yesterday, and the gorgeous faces you see in the pictures are the faces of two of my very best friends.
And we thought, because we all love to take photos like everyone else in this Instagram world. Why not take some squad photos will we’re strolling around the city anyway? So we did.
And I have to say, I really like the final product :3
But… what am I thinking about? it could only turn out good with these two lovely ladies in front of my camera.
Psst… follow Melissa and Susan on Instagram right here.
Before anybody reads this, I would like to say that I know that not everyone can relate to the things that I’m talking about here in this post.
I know that it may cost me hate and love.
But… everyone has the right to speak, and tell their thoughts to the world.
So that’s what I’m / we are going to do now.
As a person born into the world as female being, something always comes along with that… like there comes with everything.
Like… when a cheetah is born into this world we suspect it to have little black dots all over its body, and grow up and run faster than anybody else… Or when a rose is supposed to jump out at springtime, the world suspects it to be red and beautiful.
And like the rose and the cheetah…when a human girl is born into this world, we suspect her to be feminine, because she’s a girl right? And when we say feminine, most of us thinks of a beautiful girl gifted with a soft voice. But is that really it?
Is that in reality all we can think of, when we think of a female human being? Beauty?
Lately I have been struggling with these kind thoughts inside of my head and this is only a little piece of them. So please forgive me, this post can be misunderstood, but I’ll do my best. But you have to understand that I’m worried. I’m worried about the future that the younger generation of women is going to face.
Because… I don’t want any girl growing up thinking that society already has chosen who these little girls are going to be.
Just because they’re girls, they don’t have to be the society’s version of the feminine. They can, and I hope they will, be their own version of feminine… their own version of beauty… and just truly be themselves. Just like every living thing on this planet should be.
But to make people think about this topic, just a little… I have interviewed a young and beautiful woman named Karen, who has a thing or two to say about this.
Pssst… she’s actually my sister in law.
Small interview – What is beauty? – 13/1/2017 – 15:00.
What do you personally think that feminism stands for?
“Personally, I like to think of feminism as a word that stands for, strong women who fights for the rights for being just what they are or want to be”
How does society affects your vision of women’s beauty in your everyday life?
“First of all I think that social media has a lot to do with how people around the world looks on the stereotypical beauty type for women, if you can say so… My theory is, that the media sometimes send an unrealistic vision on how a beautiful girl looks like, you know, women doesn’t only come in one body shape. And with that, I think that men, not all men, of course… but some men, may look at those Instagram photos or whatever, and start to think that that is the frame for being beautiful as a woman. And that affects a lot of women, of course… but personally commercials, Instagram photos and so on doesn’t really get to me now for some reason, but when I was younger it did, of course, because at the age of 13 you don’t really know what’s going on, so all you do is just trying to keep up”
What do you think about beauty idols? Is that a good or a bad thing?
” It depends on what kind of beauty idol that people are looking up to, as it is now… where every girl wants to look like a Victorias Secret model or Kim K, or maybe just want a look that only 1 out of a 1000 women can have, then I think its a ridiculous thing… but if the idol is you know, a healthy idol, a woman who takes care of her body and exercise and eats healthy, then I think its a good beauty idol, because that is pretty much what I find attractive. But at the same time… you know, every body shape can be / and is beautiful… so it’s very difficult to give just one answer”
What do you define as true beauty?
” I think that the most important thing about being or feeling beautiful is personal radiance, I mean, you know… you have to accept yourself and your own body, before you can embrace it and be fully happy about it… and when you’re mentally happy about yourself it shows so much on the outside, and that’s what I think real beauty is… its that positive personal radiance that light up in peoples faces when they believe in themselves, and with that in mind you can pretty much look at any body type and think that every single one of them is beautiful if just the positive personal radiance is there”
When do you feel the most beautiful?
“ Well… I work out a lot, that’s sort of my thing.. I pretty much work out 2 hours a day and I love it, I love to push myself in that way, into getting stronger and healthier, so I would defiantly say when I have worked out and are eating healthy. Because that’s where I mentally also has the most profit in my brain, to just shine bright in my everyday life so… “
If you should give young girls an advice about feeling beautiful? what would it be?
” Well.. I would definitely say that the most important thing is to be yourself and be comfortable with who you are and what you do, I mean, if you are feeling good about working out, then do that, or if you’re fine with eating healthy, then do that, or if you maybe love doing make-up then keep doing that, but it’s also a question about balance. Because you have to also be able to relax if you’re not doing those things that keeps you going… I mean personally I hate when I miss a workout session at the gym, and that’s something I’m really working with, because that’s not how it’s suppose to be…. I mean you just have to let go sometimes and just relax. “
I hope that this post just made a little sense… I mean, my most important thought behind this post was actually just to get people wondering or maybe just talk about this topic over the dinner table.
Because I think that there’s a lot to talk about. And I know that there are maybe some other girls out there that really need to discuss this topic.
So keep talking.
But you have to remember, no one is perfect… and I’m not saying with this post that Instagram and social media is only a bad thing, and you should cut it out of life forever or anything… No! Don’t do that. If you love it, then embrace it.
And personally, you guys probably know that I like social media, because it gives me the opportunity to be more creative and share it with others who lives with the same passion.
So yeah, my last words… go be who you want to be and eat that pizza if you want to.
” A special thanks to Karen for sharing your personal thoughts “
If you guys wants to see more of Karens life, check out her Instagram right here.
So yesterday hvisk celebrated the opening of their new flagship store here in Copenhagen.
So me and my friend Melissa joined the celebration, and even though it was a small and cozy event, I have to say that it actually gave me a lot of new inspiration.
The shop is so cute.. It’s small and filled with elegant and play full jewelry…. and a random thing I was very exited about, was the selling… its such an old Copenhagen each.. style selling and I’m literally just in love with it.
Btw, there is up to 70% sale on their website right now, so go check that out.
So I know its been a couple of days since we all jumped into the new year.
But, a lot of things have been going on lately, so that why I haven’t been more active here on the blog and I’m sorry for that.
But whatever, I hope that you guys had a nice time on New Years Eve surrounded by your loved once.
Personally, I celebrated the evening at my friend Anna’s apartment, which has this amazing view over the ocean and the city, so we could enjoy the beautiful fireworks fully.
But otherwise, we were about 10 people eating a vegan dinner together, which was so pretty delicious!
And of course after that, we drank a lot of champagne, and actually a lot of mojitos too.
So we got drunk and me and my girls were just singing old R&N songs all night long.
And when the clock were 00:00 I kissed my man into the new year of course.
Pssssst! guys! if you click on the pictures of the outfits, you will be sent to the webpage Polyvore where you can finde all the Items!
So New years eve is coming up, I mean of course we just have to pass Christmas…but for me Christmas isn’t that big of a deal. I mean in my family it’s pretty much just the national “dress up in a Christmas jumper day”… so I already know what to wear for Christmas. But for me New Years Eve is always a hard day to find the perfect outfit…. because you wanna look even better than the fireworks in the sky, but at the same time you don’t wanna look like someone that is trying too hard, right?
That’s why I’m dressing casually this year, but with a small twist in every outfit. You know just to spice it up a little bit.
So yeah, I hope that my outfits can be helpful for you guys.
Btw I’m celebrating New Years eve with a little group of my good friends… what are you guys doing for New Years eve?
(we heart it)
So it’s a shitty weather outside today… so I thought why not listen to some vibes to make this day a little better?
We are wearing.
Ekua: Jacket // Zara Blouse // unknown Pants // H&M Sneakers // Jordan Bag // Chanel
Me: Coat // H&M Sweater // Vintage Jeans // Acne Boots // Bianco Bag // Chanel
At the moment I’m feeling blessed that I have such good people around me… lately I have ben thinking to myself “you are a god damn lucky girl, appreciate it!” And I would say that I definitely do..
But yeah… this is just at little out and about outfit with my “bag sister” Ekua. I love that girl… she always makes me laugh, and are such and inspirational person.
So lately I have bought a lot of new stuff… but these sneakers are defiantly one of my favorite items of all time.
I’ve been searching for them for so long and finally I found them in the footlocker shop in Copenhagen… and the best part of the story is that I got them 500kr cheaper than the original price!
But yeah, I’m just so happy about these babies.
So I’ve recently gotten a lot of requests concerning how I edit my Instagram photos, so I thought; Why not make a quick and easy guide for you guys. This guide will explain the way I edit the photograph, step-by-step. We’re going to use a cup of coffee as our example, since that’s a pretty common thing to post on Instagram.. right?
The first thing I always do is to access the photo in my iphone’s picture gallery, and press “edit” in the top right-hand corner.
With the picture ready for editing, i start off by enabling the “auto-editing” function. I then use the fade-filter.
In step three i adjust exposure and contrast in varying degrees according to the given picture. For instance, in picture 3, i have decreased the exposure and enhanced the contrast. Moreover, the glance-lighting is decreased, since I find that suitable for this picture.
We now move on to use the Instagram app itself. In here, I turn down the heat of the picture.
The Instagram app also has the functions of “structure” and “sharpness”. I have turned up both of these functions to enhance the sharpness and details of the photo.
So now you have an idea of how I edit mainstream pictures myself on Instagram. This stuff isn’t the most pro stuff out there, but I like to keep it simple.
We are wearing:
Susan – Jacket // The North Face Hoodie // H&M Pants // H&M Sneaks // Puma x Bape
Me – Jacket // Barnies Jeans // H&M Hoodie // Shein Bag // Chanel Sneaks // Noella fashion
So lately Aliexpress.com has become one of my best friends, especially when it comes to small home decor items.
Because you know… that site has a lot of nice small bits and pieces, that’s actually very affordable!
And today I was surfing around on the site, and I came up with these items for you guys.
So, my food loving friend Amanda and I, are always exploring the vast food Universe of Copenhagen.
You see, we have this kind of tradition, thats about going out for a dinner date at least one time a month where we are exploring a new restaurant every single time.
It so fun to hang out with Amanda while we’re eating delicious food, and we figured that, since this delicious tradition is working out just swell for us, why not share it with you guys?
Therefore, this “Hungry part (1,2,3…)” post is gonna be some sort of series here on the blog where Amanda and I are commenting on the restaurants that we’re visiting.
So read along if you wanna know our opinon about Gran Torino.
Our thoughts about Gran Torino:
” The food was delicious, the space was some kind of an Urban dream… but the sound in the room made me a little crazy, people were talking pretty fucking loudly, which is indicative of less than ideal room acoustics.. not the best of conditions for a romantic date… The food, however, was indeed delicious, which is obviously the most important part. Right guys? Right??. The dinner was comprised of a main course consisting of risotto with lobster and tiramisu for dessert. After these two courses, however, the fire of the deep hunger in our bellies wasn’t extinguished, so we had to go ahead and order another main course, but that could just be my insatiable culinary hunger clouding my judgment. #fat… 😉 “
XX Amanda & Nanna