Saturday, 4 February 2012

Stockholm Fashion Week

Okay so it's not Prada, it's not green and it's definitely not leather.....but how AMAZING is this skirt I bought in H&M Stockholm?!

I have just got back from Stockholm Mercedes Benz Fashion week - a first for me - and it was everything I imagined it to be. Cool, beautiful and very, very cold (minus 13 degrees, to be precise!).

I travelled to see Odd Molly A/W 2012 fashion show, who were celebrating their 10 year anniversary on the final night of Fashion week, held in the famous Berns Hotel. The show was packed and full of gorgeous paisleys, juicy cerise knitwear with soft silk slips and a Swedish supermodel, Caroline Winberg (a personal fave,) who opened and closed the show. The brand, set up by Per Holknekt and Karin Jimfelt-Ghatan, celebrated the end of their show with streamers and balloons, followed by dinner and after-party at the Royal Opera House. What a way to enjoy my first time in Stockholm.

Cafe 'Riche' - our chic stop-off for wine and chips!

Berns Hotel - built in 1862, I loved these Art Nouveau lamps

Caroline Winberg

Stockholm is becoming a regular on the fashion circuit, with cult brands such as Dagmar, J Lindeberg and Filippa K showing, and set in such a cool, vibrant city (one in which uber hip brand Acne began), it's no wonder.
I am now a huge fan of Scandinavia. Next on the wishlist: Copenhagen Fashion Week!

Luxe City pamphlet, £3.79, Amazon
What we brought home as souvenirs:
  • Wooden, hand-carved christmas decorations from the Old Town - Gamla Stan
  • Salted chocolate and liquorice
Where we ate:
  • Riche - Birger Jarlsgatan 4
What we lusted after in the Acne store, Stockholm:
£250 at Net a Porter

£130, at Matches

What I bought in Gap when I got back to London...:

Sweatshirt, £35.95, Gap


  1. That Gap sweatshirt is on my wishlist too. Am currently obsessed with all things Scandinavian - looking to book a trip to Copenhagen this year. Love your blog.

  2. Thank you! The sweatshirt is fab, so glad I bought. Copenhagen is supposed to be amazing, I love all Scandi furniture too.

  3. Your time in Stockholm looks amazing! loving that Gap sweatshirt too.

  4. I love Stockholm as a city and agree the Swedes are so stylish- fashion and home wise (and they have great, healthy food- though not the cakes, those are really not healthy). I really want to go to Copenhagen too... it's on the mini break wish list


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