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Oslo Runway // JohnnyLove

Oslo Runway // JohnnyLove

Last week I showed you the spring/summer 2016 collection of the Norwegian fashion brand Moods of Norway, who opened Oslo Runway AW 2016, Norway’s equivalent of fashion week. The second show that I attended at the event was JohnnyLove, a brand based in Trondheim. JohnnyLove was launched in 2006 by John Vinnem out of a desire to create the kind […]

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Oslo Runway // Moods of Norway

Oslo Runway // Moods of Norway

On Tuesday of this week Oslo Runway, Norway’s fashion week. kicked off their two days of back-to-back fashion shows. This event coincides with all the agencies and brands opening their doors to the public and writing orders for autumn/winter 2016. The main event is traditionally at Moteforum, the hub in Skøyen where most of the mid-market […]

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Moteuka Fashion Shows

Moteuka Fashion Shows

There were in total five fashion shows during Moteuka (Oslo Fashion Week), in addition to the grand show by Oslo Runway which I sadly didn’t get invited to. While Moteuka is open to anyone who is linked to the fashion industry, Oslo Runway operates on a strict invitation only basis. I’ve already showed you photographs from […]

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Successful Norwegian Fashion Labels

Successful Norwegian Fashion Labels

Until August 26th, DOGA (Museum of design and architecture) in Oslo runs an exhibit presenting 16 Norwegian fashion designers who, in the last ten years, have received financial support to showcase their collections internationally. The exhibit includes some of the most successful labels that have been established in Norway in recent years and they all excel at […]

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Oslo Fashion Week

Oslo Fashion Week

Entrepreneur Siv Katralen Yesterday I visited Moteuka aka Oslo Fashion Week and two fashion shows took place while I was there. Here are photographs from the first show, Close to my heart. Close to my heart is a fine knitwear label started in 2011 by fashion industry veteran (formerly the agent for Micha) Siv Katralen, offering […]

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H&M // A fashion retrospective

H&M // A fashion retrospective

Nordenfjeldske Industrial Art museum (National museum of decorative arts and design), Trondheim, Norway, has organised a retrospective exhibition of all of H&M’s designer collaborations. The exhibition was open to the public at the Stenersen Museum in Oslo this past weekend and will soon be on show at Nordenfjeldske in Trondheim. The exhibition includes a film in […]

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DvF’s wrap dresses // The stalker dress

DvF’s wrap dresses // The stalker dress

I’m still struggling with taking my own photos, so I thought I’d make make a fool of myself so you wouldn’t notice how fuzzy the picture really is! Just last week, I told you how much I love a wrap dress and how it makes everyone look good, no matter your body shape (see here). […]

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The wrap dress

The wrap dress

A woman’s best friend is the wrap dress! It works for all shapes and sizes. Even better, you can loose or gain a couple of kilos and the dress still fits – you just tie it slightly tighter/looser! The queen of the wrap dress is Diane von Furstenburg, who has the most desirable collection of […]

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