Happy Sunday and Søndagstur

Søndagstur in Norwegian, directly translated as Sunday Walk, is not only a tradition but a vital part of the Norwegian life. Every Sunday the family will go for a walk or a hike after breakfast. In wintertime there's cross country skiing. Ideally you'll bring a packed lunch and stay out all day. Filled with fresh air and tired after all the activity you'll return just in time for the Sunday...

Kids fashion from Jumina on the runway during Oslo Trend Show

The fairytale design from Jumina is not only enjoying success in Paris and in Tokyo! The designer has decided to lead the way for children's fashion in their home country as well, taking part in a trend runway show for children's wear together with seven other Norwegian designers. Oslo Trend will be gathering some of the leading designers within the kidswear industry in Norway and host a runway...

Soft children’s knits in merino wool from Norwegian WoolLand

Isn't it that time of the year again? Have you already brought out the winter wardrobe, with all those cosy knits? We have and especially the girls, being back in the school uniform during the week, enjoys to cuddle up in soft loungewear in merino wool during the weekend. And when talking about cosy knits, it's not the itchy scratchy old sweaters we can remember from our own childhood. New...

Warming Wool for Children during a frosty Winter

Children and wool was part of my inspiration to start up this blog. In Scandinavia the children are dressed in wool throughout the colder months to keep dry and warm. And even though the UK is wet, windy and cold during Autumn and Winter, with temperatures dropping to sub zero, whilst the arctic winds sweeps trough the country, the children would be dressed in cotton and artificial fleece to keep...

Love wool, love Woolland

It's wool week in the UK, 15 - 21 October hosted by the Campaign for Wool. This is a international event, also taking place in the Scandinavian countries as they have a strong tradition of using wool in fashion. Use of wool in fashion is probably so popular because of the colder months, very much similar to tho the UK (with temperatures sinking to Arctic conditions). Several shops in Norway sell...