Scandinavian Design in London

We are still in love with sustainable, functional and timeless Scandinavian home design, that a handful of London based retailers carry in-store. Retail has beyond doubt been hit particularly hard by recent events. If we would like to continue to have beautiful designs for our homes, available to us in London, we need to support the businesses who specialise in this field. Some of these stores...

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As We Grow, childrenswear from Iceland

A sustainable collection of timeless and long-lasting quality clothes, based on a true story of a sweater's journey between people and countries during many years. This is how As We Grow describe themselves, a brand popular for their slow fashion luxury childrenswear. And the new collection for Spring Summer 2020 is no disappointment. Once again the brand delights us with a nostalgic, timeless...

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The Scandi Outlet London

The Scandi Outlet is bringing some of the coolest Scandi brands to Shoreditch, London with up to 80% off retail price. The pop-up sale in 64 Charlotte Road is on until the 26th of July, with opening hours from 11am to 6pm. We recommend heading there as soon as you can as stock is limited. Expect to find top Scandinavian labels such as By Malene Birger, Odd Molly, Lollys Laundry, Just Female,...

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VIPP is going soft…

When one thing leads to another... Vipp founder Holger Nielsen won a car in the lottery in 1932. He sold the car, bought a metal press and few years later, when his wife Marie needed a bin for her hairdressing salon, he went to his one-man workshop and crafted what today is known as the Vipp pedal bin.  Vipp designed the classic steel pedal bin as early as in 1939 and the Danish brand has since...

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Ferry crossing between Kiel and Oslo reopened

It was a step closer to normality on Wednesday 15th of July, when Colour Line reopened its ferry route between Kiel, Germany and Oslo, Norway. The ferry had been running for a while, but only as a two day cruise experience, with travellers being unable to disembark the ship during the journey. We were among the first as we left Oslo on the 16th of July. The ferry operates as before, with some...

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Introducing Vogue Scandinavia

Condé Nast has announced the launch of Vogue Scandinavia, with the first issue set to publish in Spring 2021. Launching in English across print, digital and social media platforms, Vogue Scandinavia will reflect the fashion industry’s changing climate and push the boundaries of modern media consumption. Vogue Scandinavia will be based in Stockholm, Sweden, whilst covering...

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Step inside the new Home of ferm LIVING in Copenhagen

Build in 1742 by architect Philip de Langethe historic building is now the new home to ferm LIVING and the Danish design brands first-ever retail space. The spacious 450m² invites you to browse the entire ferm LIVING collection, as well as a curated selection of vintage curio, plants, coffee table books and other accessories for the home. In super the central Copenhagen location, nestled...

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Back to basics in minimalist cabin in Norway

The complexities of modern life will recede into the distance with a stay at Larsestølen in Skurdalen near to Norways oldest ski resort Geilo. Historically the mountain cabin was where farmgirls would spend theirs summers, herding the farm animals during the warmer months. Today, old meets new as the small log-house has been upgraded with a modern style extension. The panoramic...

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7 things to buy during lockdown

Besides stockpiling everything and anything, from loo rolls to wine, what would you buy during lockdown? What would keep you entertained and happy? How to best spend your time or to make time pass... What would you need? Here's a a few ideas! A puzzle This new jigsaw will satisfy your need for a challenge, with the charming Moomin: A Dangerous Journey. This 1000 piece jigsaw is suitable for...

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CIFF YOUTH SS21, taking place in Copenhagen, August 2020

With the recent turn of events, the Copenhagen based kids trade show CIFF Youth has been postponed and will now instead take place in August 2020. CIFF announced earlier this year a change of venue and dates for its Youth division. The kidswear trade show was to move into the Copenhagen city centre and take place in June, a decision that has now been revoked. Announced today was the news that...

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