Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Some comments on Chanel Pre-Fall 2008...

I hope everyone had a fantastic Christmas eve with good company, fantastic food and amazing presents. I'm quite happy about how Christmas turned out this year and now I'm looking forward to New Year's Eve. But even though the new year is just around the corner and the spring 2008 collections have been around for a while now, I still don't feel like writing about spring fashion. I'm sure the weather will be quite unpleasant the next couple of months and only the thought of wearing shorts brings chills up my spine. So, instead, I've been looking trough the Pre-Fall 2008 collections. The outfits from Chanel stole quite a lot of my attention and I think I've spent the last hour or so looking trough the photos and studying all the details with interest.

I'm not sure if I like this collection at all, but there has to be a reason why I find these outfits so interesting. Have you ever felt like this about a collection? That you can't really decide if you like it, or not? Of course you have. Well, that's how I feel about this pre-fall. Is there anything that blows my mind about this collection? No. Do I think there something about the outfits that really stand out? No, not really. Has this all been done before? Yes, or at least some of it. But then on the other hand, does the collection have some interesting pieces? Yes, absolutely. Would I like to wear some of these things? Okay, so the answer to this one is quite obvious... of course I would -it's Chanel. But anyway...

One of the things I absolutely adore with this pre-fall has to be the amazing collection of shoes. If I could trot around in a pair of purple, or the cool pair of black and white flat shoes I would feel like the luckiest person in the world. If Santa Claus really loved be, they should have been under my Christmas tree by now! The silver platform shoes look amazing as well. I had to smile when I saw that some of the shoes resembles Norwegian 'bunadsko' worn with the national costume. Maybe I should start wearing them as my everyday shoes, but I'm sure I would get quite a lot of strange looks here in Norway. People would probably wonder why on earth someone would want to wear uncomfortable bunadsko without their national costume :P

The knit skirts are interesting too. I really want the short one in the middle picture. The shape of the skirts and dresses in this collection are interesting. I like the sort of balloon shape and then fitted at the bottom. I'm a little unsure how good they would look with warm wool tights though...

Ooooh, interesting hair! I really like this hairdo, even though I could never wear anything like it myself because I'm so tall. But I guess it's good for anyone who wants to add some extra height ;) But what I don't get is the sort of sweatband looking thing she has around the top (third picture)... is this some sort of attempt to bring Cory Kennedy's style to the catwalk? It looks ridiculous. Bleh.

Now, a thing I don't like about the collection at all. What's up with the tacky eyeliner? I'm sorry, but the Amy Whinehouse look has never appealed to me. I know it's supposed to look like they've just slapped it on without caring. Rebellious. Decadent. Whatever. It just isn't working for me. It's just too much and the make-up looks trashy.

Pictures: Style.com

Monday, December 24, 2007

Work, work, work!

So I had to work on the 24th this year... it went surprisingly well even though I had a hard time getting up in the morning. Because of the lack of posts lately I might as well post some pictures of what I wore to work today. The beige cardigan is new, actually.... and the rest is old.

Scarf: H&M
Top: only,
bik bok
Cardigan: from the store I work at

Thursday, December 20, 2007


Ew, I feel terrible about not updating my blog lately. A lot has been going on and I haven't had the inspiration to make any new posts. But keep visiting, I'll make some new posts soon! Now, a toast for Christmas, a happy New Year ....aaaand blogging ;)

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

It's a country life...

pictures: ELLE, facehunter, mixologies

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Oh-so-glamorous <3

Me and a friend went to see The Golden Compass today. The movie was great and I can't wait to see the other movies in this adventurous trilogy. The thing I liked the most about the movie was, of course, the clothes. Nicole Kidman looked stunning! I've never been a big fan of her and don't care much for her style... but after seeing this movie... sigh! I wish I could look just like she does in this movie and wear all the fantastic outfits. All the sets and dresses looked so glamorous! I found a few movie stills... I wish I could find some of her outfits and not just her perfect make-up and hair. The golden sequin dress and white outfit she wore in the end of the movie are my two favourites.

Sunday, December 09, 2007

New black dress

Celebrated my friend's birthday this Saturday and bought a new black dress (from b-young) for the special occasion. A few pictures :)

Hope everyone had a nice weekend, what did you wear? ;)

Saturday, December 08, 2007

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Marvel at the exquisite Valentino Patent Histoire Bag and its’ hefty price tag at Elite Choice.

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Spork Fashion is raving about fashion’s latest documentary, Lagerfeld Confidential.

Discover the unique beauty of the Crystal Crater Bracelet at Designer Tips.

Friday, December 07, 2007

ADAM minus EVE

Sorry for my lack of updates this week, been terribly busy ;(

To be honest I'm a little disapointed about ADAM + EVE changing the name to ADAM. I don't like the new name, but I'm in love with the collection. There's something about their signature style that has always appealed to me. Sporty and quite tomboyish, yet very feminine. I know it's a little early thinking about spring (at least here in Norway... it's freezing cold outside!), but I just had to share my favourite look for spring. Loose shorts/mini, long v-neck top, black bikini top, cute flats and a nice tailored jacket... sigh... Not sure about the headscarf, but whatever... looks good on the catwalk.

Monday, December 03, 2007

Some fall favourites

Saturday was amazing.
I haven't thought about anything else for the last couple of days.

Got home early today, slept for a few hours and then spent the rest of the day looking at pictures I've saved on my computer. Here's some fall inspiration...

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