Ganni Repeat, a new sustainable rental service

Got an event on but nothing to wear? Danish fashion brand Ganni has launched a rental service for all its customers; say hello to Ganni Repeat! According to Ganni 39,900 tonnes of textiles end up in landfill every year, in Denmark alone. With this in mind the Scandi cult brand is on a mission to contribute to a more sustainable, circular fashion industry - and increase the longevity of the...

Scandinavian Christmas Markets London 2019

The 24th December is the highlight of Christmas in Scandinavia. After enjoying an abundant Christmas meal with your family, everyone is waiting for that special knock on the door, which means that that the 'tomte' or 'nisse' has finally arrived with the presents. But it all starts a month earlier, usually with the marking of the first Sunday in Advent, which will fall on the 1st of December this...

The best Scandinavian Christmas Calendars 2019

Originally a tradition coming from Germany, the Advent Calendar was introduced in Scandinavia in the 1940s and it used to be in cardboard. One new imagery was to be revealed every day, in a 24 day count down to Christmas, which in Scandinavia is celebrated on the 24th of December. These days the reusable gift calendars are popular as well as a few figurines and sweets calendars. Make the...

Siskin by Mamaowl

Danish mum Anna spotted a gap in the market when she had her first baby. She was looking for clothing in organic merino wool/silk and merino fleece to keep her new baby warm and comfortable, when she discovered that her favourite brands from Denmark was not available in the UK. This led her to set up Mamaowl with the first order ticking in in 2012. The shop has since then gone from strength to...

Dark and Moody Interior by Rue Verte in Copenhagen

Rue Verte is a high-end interior design shop situated in the historical centre of Copenhagen, surrounded by trendy bars, restaurants, exclusive fashion and vintage stores. With a great appreciation and understanding of fine materials and superb craftsmanship, Rue Verte (french for Green Earth Street) is  known for its signature style with high end designer as well as brand collaborations. In...

Best Coffee in London 2019

It might not come as a surprise that the world's top coffee consumers by country live in the Nordics, with 12kg per person per year in Finland, 9.9kg in Norway, 9kg in Iceland, 8.7kg in Denmark and 8.2kg in Sweden. In comparison, it's 2.5kg of coffee per person per year in the UK. When purchasing coffee in London there are several coffee roasters that have a strong commitment to sustainability...