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December is my absolute favourite month of the year for so many reasons. I love the romance that fills the air, the lights and decorations, the cheerful giving and people being together, and even the cold. Don’t even get me started on the food, drinks and cakes. Everything is just a little bit better in … Continue reading Fashion Jam: A vest is for life, not just for Christmas
During my lifespan I don’t think I have ever seen such variety in fashion as this autumn/winter, and it is all but boring. Forget about all the things you have tried to get your head around in regards to Scandinavian fashion and throw it out the window. There is absolutely nothing minimalistic, black, white or … Continue reading Fashion Jam: Pick and mix!
Do you remember the ‘90s – the decade of grunge, ‘Friends’, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ and the first supermodels? There is definitely a revival in the air, but like any revival it involves sorting through the odds and ends of a decade to find the pieces that still look fresh today. BACK TO THE ‘90s: A … Continue reading Fashion Jam: The best and worst of the 1990s
2016 was one of the most politically and culturally bumpy and unstable years of recent times. The turbulent US election, Brexit and Black Lives Matter still continue to make daily headlines. As we know, difficult times inspire some of our most interesting and fascinating art. I believe that if we’ve learned one thing from the … Continue reading Fashion Jam: How fashion and politics go hand in hand
The weather gods have been playing with our minds (and wardrobes), as normally by this time of the year we would have packed away all our summer staples a while ago and snuggled up in our new knits. Winter’s coming! But not in 2016, so how can we implement autumn styles into our summer wardrobe … Continue reading Fashion Jam: Winter’s coming!
Trends come and go, but great skin never goes out of fashion. On the spring/summer 2016 catwalks, complexions ranged from dewy and fresh to sculpted and perfected, but with one common denominator standing out from the rest: ‘glow’. And let’s ‘face’ it, we all want to look our best and our youngest and there is … Continue reading Fashion Jam: Invest a mo for that perfect glow
The summer holidays are approaching and whether you’ve a tendency to over-pack, under-pack or panic-pack, this part is the least fun. But with a little planning and some half-decent luggage, it needn’t be! Eventually, the bags always seem to get packed, even if everyone follows a slightly different routine. Delightful or frightful? For some people, … Continue reading Fashion Jam: The absolute beginnings of any great holiday
At the time of writing this, my grandmother is due to turn 90 in three days, and even though we are 52 years apart, I think she cares just as much as me about her appearance and what she is wearing. And since she doesn’t live in England, she has no idea that you should … Continue reading Fashion Jam: You’re never out of fashion!
As spring/summer edges closer, it’s time to start considering new season styles. Technically we are still meant to dress for winter, but in reality we’ve all got our eyes on next season’s trends. So, Brandon and Brenda A lot of influences this season comes from the ‘90s – a decade of fashion that in many … Continue reading Fashion Jam: Parading a perfect peachy posterior
It’s a new year, it’s a new day, it’s a new life, and we should feel good … Get in shape in style As it’s January 2016, many of you are already several days into your new year resolutions, and as each year bring its own personal goals and challenges, none ever carry as much … Continue reading Fashion Jam: Looking good sporting kitten heels and kettle bars
You have probably already had your first Julefrokost (Christmas lunch) invitation in your inbox. If you haven’t been to one before, you might want to prepare yourself and read up on the event. It’s a one-of-a-kind mixture of festive cheer and excessive drinking that often results in the release of a year’s worth of pent-up … Continue reading Fashion Jam: Turning heads at the office Christmas party
As a little girl I spent a lot of time in my grandmothers’ closets – especially my paternal grandmother’s. Through the wardrobe Thinking back at it now, it was like stepping into a different world, exploring new and never-seen-before things – almost like Narnia, but without the white witch of course. It was full of … Continue reading Fashion Jam: The wonderful world of ‘Nannia’
I can’t believe a year has gone by since my first column. Just like now, I was in the middle of the next spring/summer collections while trying to stay focused and predict which of the autumn trends would actually be a hit with the Danes. So, were flares too daring? With the benefit of … Continue reading Fashion Jam: Looking forward to the autumn trends
We are almost there: vacation time! For everyone, it’s a time to relax, but for some of us, more so, as it signals the finish line in our bid to become beach-ready. It’s a reminder that sometimes the key to getting what you want is letting go. Contradictory as that might sound, it’s what vacations … Continue reading Fashion Jam: The finish line is in sight
It might be a bit hypocritical for someone in my business to tell people to shop less, but I’m not without a conscience and I realise that something has to be done about the way we consume. It’s easy to blame the industry, but it really comes down to the Western consumer: you and me. A rap from WRAP Here are some key facts … Continue reading Fashion Jam: Consumers need to play their part in sustainable fashion