Saturday, 24 December 2011

Merry Christmas!

I wish you all  a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Thursday, 22 December 2011


This could be one of the most fashionable streets in the world. Here one finds the stores of Hermès, Lanvin, Chanel, Lancôme, Yves Saint Laurent and so on. It´s a true joy just to wander around and watch the beautiful crowd.

Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Sunday, 18 December 2011

Roasted chestnuts

When walking the streets of Paris in December the air is filled with wonderful smells of roasted chestnuts, vin chaud and freshly made waffles.

Saturday, 17 December 2011

French delicacies

While in Paris I wouldn´t miss the opportunity to pay a visit to Ladurée to buy some Christmas presents. Jewellike macaroons in soft pastels, delicious chocolates, teas and marmalades all in beautiful packaging.

Friday, 16 December 2011

Evening in Paris

Greetings from Paris - beautifully decorated for Christmas.

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

A bientôt!

I´m leaving for for a few days. I`ll soon be back.

Tuesday, 13 December 2011


Late for work, have to run...Have a lovely Tuesday!

Monday, 12 December 2011

Perfect gifts

These beautiful books make perfect Christmas gifts.

Friday, 9 December 2011

Starbuck´s Christmas blend

Starbuck´s Christmas blend, a much appreciated gift from my sister in law.

Thursday, 8 December 2011

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Well groomed

These are my two favorites for achieving well groomed brows. The tweezers from Tweezerman, which I found in a small pharmacy when visiting Montréal, really do the job in an excellent way.  The Mac eyebrow pencil  is slim, self-propelling and self-sharpening, which is very convenient when you are in a hurry most of the mornings.  My favorite color is Lingering, a soft, flattering taupe . 

Tuesday, 6 December 2011


For me inspiration is everywhere. I can find it in beautiful coffee table books, in glossy fashion magazines, while readíng or viewing television and movies. Although my greatest source of inspiration is the men and women who have that special sense of style that truly enhances their personality.  

Monday, 5 December 2011

Gingerbread cheesecake

Every year we invite family and friends for a small pre-Christmas party. This year our guests were treated with mulled wine, saffron bread and a delicious gingerbred cheesecake. 

Saturday, 3 December 2011

A beautiful Christmas home

I love the pictures from this elegant Stockholm home found in Sköna hem´s 2010 December issue. The dark wooden furniture against the light background and the mixture of beautiful old pieces and modern details really create a lovely Christmas home.  

Friday, 2 December 2011

Filofax update

Today I`ve updated my old Filofax with a 2012 refill. Though it´s been a true companion during the past 15 years I must admit I´m a little bit tempted replacing it with one of these beautiful LV one´s.

Tuesday, 29 November 2011


"It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness."

Eleanor Roosevelt

Monday, 28 November 2011

The smell of Christmas

There are certain smells that evoke wonderful memories of Christmases past. Gingerbread cookies, newly peeled oranges, minty candy canes and pine to mention a few of my own favorites. To light a few fragrant and also beautiful scented candles is a wonderful way to further enhance the Christmas spirit.

Clockwise from top left: Diptyque Pomander, Cire Trudon Nazareth, Czech and Speake Frankincense and Myrrh, Laura Mercier Warm roasted chestnuts, Annick Goutal Nöel and Aqua di Parma Spicy.

Sunday, 27 November 2011

Xmas mood

To get in mood for Christmas listen to this beautiful Christmas song.

Friday, 25 November 2011

Business in Oslo

I´ve been working a couple of days in Oslo. Late one afternoon I found some time to take a walk to do some sightseeing. One of the evenings I had the pleasure to eat at this lovely restarurant and the other evening at this cosy place. The shopping had to wait though, as this is a quite expensive city for shopping at the moment.

Thursday, 24 November 2011

Pillow talk

This quote I found on the pillow while staying at a hotel in Barcelona.

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

For those rainy days

No snow in sight so far..Luckily it´s not hard finding stylish rubber boots. Here are a few of my favorite ones. Clockwise from top left: Valentino, Burberry, Jimmy Choo, Burberry, Zara and Hunter.

Monday, 21 November 2011

Put Style in Your Life

 Love this quote from Tiffanys.  

Monday, 14 November 2011

Wknd in Cph

Have been spending some days in Copenhagen. This city really has it all. Friendly atmosphere, a vibrant pulse, delicious food, cosy cafés, nice boutiques and such a rich street life. I could sit for hours just watching people passing by..

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Lady Godiva

I believe one has to choose one´s sins - I choose chocolate..

The legend of Lady Godiva:
Lady Godiva was married to Leofric, the 'grim' Earl of Mercer and Lord of Coventry, a man of great power and importance. Lady Godiva pleaded with her husband to relieve the heavy burden of taxes he had imposed on the citizens of Coventry. Weary of her persistence, Leofric said he would grant her request if she would ride naked through the town. It is said that so great was her compassion for the people of Coventry that Godiva overcame her horror of doing this. She ordered the people to remain indoors with their windows and doors barred. Loosening her long hair to cover her as a cloak, she mounted her waiting horse. Then she rode through the silent streets unseen by the people, who had obeyed her command because of their respect for her. Only one man, called Tom, was unable to resist the temptation to peep at the Countess (hence the term 'Peeping Tom'). He unbarred his window, but before he could satisfy his gaze he was struck blind. Her ordeal completed, Godiva returned to her husband, who fulfilled his promise to abolish the heavy taxes. 

Monday, 7 November 2011


When it comes to clothes I´ve always had a soft spot for classic, timeless pieces. I´m fascinated by Style - the looks that never seem to get dated. Just take a look at these beautiful ladies and you´ll see what I mean. 

Friday, 4 November 2011

The Shades of Autumn

Can´t seem to get enough of all the beautiful colors of nature at this time of the year.