grace

net-a-porter has a nice little get the look magazine feature on grace kelly right now

oliwka

as far as i can decipher from google translating this blog, is that her name is oliwka (olive), her blog is called variacje (variations) and she lives in poland. she also has great taste – part lady like, part vintage, part masculine.

la leith clark

there’s a cute little little interview & featurette with lula magazine’s leith clark over at la garconne. [ leith in lover from turned out ]

Bumper Fashion Special No. 25

yoh, i haven’t done a bumper fashion special in a long time (and for that i apologise) – but i’ve been collecting so many great old & new finds lately so i thought it was about time i shared. shops / designers … thomsen:

hanneli

hanneli mustaparta gets it right pretty much 100% of the time. (you should really visit her blog, too) images from mr newton

rodeo blue

sometimes i hop skip & jump between blogs and suddenly find myself at some swedish fashion site that makes me go – oh, hello. luckily chrome automatically translates foreign websites for me (thanks google). i’m still not really sure what’s going on at rodeo, but the shopping department has some nice stuff…

old & new

{click images for sources} i love this, and it’s something i’ve always wanted to do … except i find thrift stores so overwhelming as they’re usually incredibly unorganised (read: piles and piles of crap to sieve through). of course there are tons of etsy and ebay shops who sell wonderful…

dream bag

tennis hagan long strap bag – Hand made in Canada, cut from one continuous piece of waxed and edged latigo leather. Closure is a custom brass buckle designed by Tannis Hegan. Comes with a handmade cotton bag. yes, please! oh wait, it’s $320 (my friends who can make bags, i’m looking…

uniqlo

lauren from glossary wrote a post about the wonders of H&M (miss you) , and in the comments i waxed lyrical about my love for high street shops in london. one of my favourites was uniqlo – a japanese company that makes the best basics (cardigans, jerseys, t-shirts, jeans etc…

i got nailed in sweden.

okay okay bear with me – this is not turning into a shoe blog. i just had to share the clever copy on the swedish hasbeens packaging. that is all (… plus the pretty shoe) {click on photo for source}

hasbeens

swedish hasbeens

i’m not really one for clogs, but i really really love these (with the wooden “clog” heel). they are made by a company called swedish hasbeens and they’re called braided sky high. each one is individually handmade – wow. can imagine they’d be perfect year round – as sandals in…

toto

totokaelo has some great stuff at the moment. i can remember how excited i was the first time i discovered it, my friend and i looked at every single piece of clothing for the better part of an hour… and every time i visit i end up spending way too…