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Fantastic four: mascaras

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by Emma Elwin on 31 October, 2014

Choose a organic mascara

Finding a mascara that do not end up in crumbles under ones eyes is not a easy task. Finding one that doesn’t make you look like Alice Cooper and on top of all is organic might seem almost impossible. But fear not, Make it last have four tips on really great mascaras that are all organic for you guys here.

Mascara, Ilia. Mascara, RMS Beauty. Mascara, Living Nature. Mascara, Lili Lolo. 


Details

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Turtleneck, Hope. Jacket, Bruuns Bazaar.  There is one turtle neck that I’ve got in three different colors. It might not be the best mix of textil fabrics, but some how after two years in my wardrobe it’s still as good as new. This fall I invested in this salt and pepper color that I love […]

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Turtleneck, Hope. Jacket, Bruuns Bazaar. 

There is one turtle neck that I’ve got in three different colors. It might not be the best mix of textil fabrics, but some how after two years in my wardrobe it’s still as good as new. This fall I invested in this salt and pepper color that I love matching with my gray wool jacket.


Song of the day

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by Emma Elwin on

I’m day dreaming about a sunny days, surf and beach life when I’m listning to this song: Those Darlins – Let’s Talk Dirty In Hawaiian

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I’m day dreaming about a sunny days, surf and beach life when I’m listning to this song: Those Darlins – Let’s Talk Dirty In Hawaiian


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The perfect make up brushes

I’m obsessed with finding makeup brushes that match the quality of the make up. When working on shoots the makeup artists are always poiting out how important it is to use good brushes, and to clean them often. I like to be careful about what I put on my skin, and I choose products that harmonize with my skin to the greatest extent possible, bringing out the best of my natural beauty. When we hung out in Åhléns’ “Bra val” apartment last week, I got excited about the collection of makeup brushes that I found in the bathroom. Super soft and in perfect sizes. I also saw that they carry Björn Axen’s hair products, I like those as well. I don’t know how many of who realize, but my hair is kind of a struggle, and I’m in constant search of productrs that suit my hair type. I would really recommend the Björn Axén shampoo and conditioner.

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The Åhlens apartment had some really good rugs, in fact, I’d say those were my favorites out of all the products.

IMG_4614-kopiera-kopia (kopia)Bathrobes are so underrated. I always want to bring them along when staying at hotels. This one is super soft.

This post is presented in collaboration with Åhléns.


Saint Laurent sneakers

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by Emma Elwin on 30 October, 2014

I don’t really have anything to write to this picture except that I love Lisas Saint Laurent white sneakers she found on Vestiaire collective.

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I don’t really have anything to write to this picture except that I love Lisas Saint Laurent white sneakers she found on Vestiaire collective.


Best of UK

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This is my favorite source of inspiration right now. I love the well tailored fishbone tweed, the classic white shirt, maskulin wool trousers and Derby shoes. These pictures also made me seriously consider cutting a long bob…   Pictures: Margaret Howell

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This is my favorite source of inspiration right now. I love the well tailored fishbone tweed, the classic white shirt, maskulin wool trousers and Derby shoes. These pictures also made me seriously consider cutting a long bob…

 

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Pictures: Margaret Howell


Back to bacis: The shirt

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by Emma Elwin on 29 October, 2014

Some people love it others hate wearing it. Me personally? Well I think it’s the greatest garment of all times. And I wear it all year around. In the summer I prefer a thin white shirt in either linen or cotton. In the fall I switch to a flannel shirt or a thicker Oxford cotton. […]

ShirtSome people love it others hate wearing it. Me personally? Well I think it’s the greatest garment of all times. And I wear it all year around. In the summer I prefer a thin white shirt in either linen or cotton. In the fall I switch to a flannel shirt or a thicker Oxford cotton. I think my wardrobe contains of 90% shirts… Read more about the shirt here!


Tailored jacket

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This is a jacket I never get tired of wearing. As soon as I put it on I feel elegant and very well dressed. I bought it ages ago, it’s a Tod Lynn design for Topshop. Jacket, Tod Lynn for Topshop. Sweater, Filippa K. Jeans, J brand. Shoes, Acne Studios.  Photographer: Pauline Suzor

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This is a jacket I never get tired of wearing. As soon as I put it on I feel elegant and very well dressed. I bought it ages ago, it’s a Tod Lynn design for Topshop. Emma-elwin-mil1

Jacket, Tod Lynn for Topshop. Sweater, Filippa K. Jeans, J brand. Shoes, Acne Studios. Emma-elwin-mil3

Photographer: Pauline Suzor


Lighter than wool, but warmer than cotton

I found this really good page called Mother nature network that wrote 10 things you didn’t know about Alpaca. Here are three things I found very interesting!

They grow superlative, hypoallergenic fleece: Alpaca fiber is much like sheep’s wool, but warmer and not itchy. It is lacking in lanolin, which makes it hypoallergenic and also allows it to be processed without the need for high temperatures or harsh chemicals in washing.

 They’re water-resistant: Like wool, alpaca fiber is water-resistant, but it can wick away moisture because of its unique ability to mimic cotton in moisture regain. These attributes are what make alpaca feel lighter than wool, but warmer than cotton in cool and damp climates.

 They come in a rainbow of hues: Alpaca fiber comes in 16 tones that are recognized by the textile industry, from white to light rose gray to dark fawn, in addition to the blends that can be made from those, thus minimizing the need for pollution-intensive dying.

Read more here! 


Pick of the day

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Scarf in 100% alpaca, Esencia.  

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Scarf in 100% alpaca, Esencia.

 


Alpaca

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by Emma Elwin on 28 October, 2014

Feel in love with this picture from the Esencia’s cookbook. I’ll show you my favorite knit from there fall collection before the day is over along with three good to know tips about my new favorite martial alpaca.

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Feel in love with this picture from the Esencia’s cookbook. I’ll show you my favorite knit from there fall collection before the day is over along with three good to know tips about my new favorite martial alpaca.


Summer skirt

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This skirt is one of my favorite garments hanging in my wardrobe, I got it from my granpa’s wife who had it made by a tailor 30 years ago. But I’ve only been wearing it for summer so far with my favorite sweater and different tanks and shirts. The other day I wanted to do […]

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This skirt is one of my favorite garments hanging in my wardrobe, I got it from my granpa’s wife who had it made by a tailor 30 years ago. But I’ve only been wearing it for summer so far with my favorite sweater and different tanks and shirts. The other day I wanted to do a winter version with the skirt. It turned out that it works just as well with knee high boots as summer sandals.

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Tröja, Acne Studios. Kjol, Secondhand. Boots, Zara.


The weekly list: A perfect base

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by Emma Elwin on 27 October, 2014

This week I’ve been inspired by the wardrobes base. It might not be the most enjoyable thing to invest in but It’s something that one really appreciate once you found the perfect bra, t-shirt and socks. And I find it that it actually makes dressing a bit easier. You’ll find all the garments here!

weeklypuffThis week I’ve been inspired by the wardrobes base. It might not be the most enjoyable thing to invest in but It’s something that one really appreciate once you found the perfect bra, t-shirt and socks. And I find it that it actually makes dressing a bit easier. You’ll find all the garments here!


Building the perfect wardrobe that will last for years starts with a good base. Underwear, bras and t-shirts are closest to your skin and should be made without toxics, preferably with organic materials. Here are four high street finds – and a wonder bra from Stella McCartney.

Building the perfect wardrobe that will last for years starts with a good base. Underwear, bras and t-shirts are closest to your skin and should be made without toxics, preferably with organic materials. Here are four high street finds – and a wonder bra from Stella McCartney.

Bra, Stella McCartney. Knickers, Kappahl. T-shirt, Lindex. Sweater, H&M. Socks, Living crafts. Trench coat, Gina Tricot. Organic laundry soap, Klockargårdens.


I got so much inspiration from this apartment

We had the opportunity to stay in this amazing apartment that Åhléns has decorated with their Bra val collection. Since I just moved in to a new apartment that I’ve decided to only decorate with second hand finds and products that have been produced in a environmental friendly way, I got so much inspiration from this apartment.

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These shelves have been made out of boxes with the help of an old rope. I would love to do the same with maybe some old wine boxes.

 

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I loved the different shades of grey throughout the whole apartment.

 

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I’m definitely going to check out these kitchen gloves in organic cotton for my kitchen.

 

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The perfect salt and pepper bowls to have next to the hob whilst cooking.

 

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This is what my dream dinner table looks like! A vintage feeling, some candles and a note book to scribble down ideas.

 

To show the wide range of products in the ”Bra val” collection, Åhléns has decorated an apartment in Södermalm in Stockholm with ”Bra val” products (check it out at airbnb.se/ahlens). Here you’ll find more information about the apartment and the campaign. #åhlensbraval

This post is presented in collaboration with Åhléns.


Missing summer

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Found this picture from the end of August and It really made me miss just a t-shirt, jeans and ballerinas. No itchy sweaters or heavy coats aloud. T-shirt, Dagmar. Jeans, Acne Studios. Ballerinas, Chloé. Watch, Rolex.

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Found this picture from the end of August and It really made me miss just a t-shirt, jeans and ballerinas. No itchy sweaters or heavy coats aloud.

T-shirt, Dagmar. Jeans, Acne Studios. Ballerinas, Chloé. Watch, Rolex.


Surf’s Up

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by Emma Elwin on 26 October, 2014

Emma loves her swimsuit from Stella McCartney.

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Here is my dream swimsuit for my Costa Rica trip this winter. It’s from Stella McCartney’s collection for Adidas.


For sale

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by Emma Elwin on 25 October, 2014

Another one's treasure

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This weekend I’m planning to spend all my time to get the new apartment in place. This unfortunately means selling some of my favorite things. The little sofa that’s unfortunately is a bit to small for the new living room. And my little hallway bureau that I just haven’t found a natural place for like it had in the old apartment. 

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For measurements or to buy the sofa click here and you’ll find the bureau here!


Lovin' lavender

This week we’re loving serums for both face and hair, a hand soap that smells just as good as the bottle looks, and a lavender face cream that saves your skin from the winter dry air.  All organic of course!

Anti-oxidant serum, Africology. Lavender face cream, Maria Åkerberg. Argan Oil hair serum, Waterclouds. Lavender hand soap, Dr. Bronner’s.


Hey, let's go cruise

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I’m so happy that I don’t have any work or shoots schedule this weekend. All I’m planing to do is Surf, flee markets and long dinners. Right now Shannon and The Clam’s – Rip van Winkle is playing and I could think of a better theme song for this friday night.


So I’m suppose to focus on the apartment right now and not buy things for my wardrobe. But when I came across these corduroy trosers from Margaret Howell I just couldn’t resist getting them. It’s like getting away with wearing sweatpants to work and their tailoring is exquisite! They waist I adjustable (perfect this time a year […]

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So I’m suppose to focus on the apartment right now and not buy things for my wardrobe. But when I came across these corduroy trosers from Margaret Howell I just couldn’t resist getting them. It’s like getting away with wearing sweatpants to work and their tailoring is exquisite! They waist I adjustable (perfect this time a year when all I wanna do is eat) and also for the future.

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Jacket, Bruns Bazaar. Jumper, Wood wood. Trousers, Margaret Howell. Sneakers, Adidas.

Photo: Pauline Suzor

 


On my mind

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by Emma Elwin on 23 October, 2014

Parfume, Agonist. Jeans, Weekday. Shirt, Hope SS15. Luminizer, Rms beauty.  I’m really longing for it to be December and time to pack my bags and head to Costa Rica. Today I was flipping trough all the spring collections and fell in love with this shirt from Hope.

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Parfume, Agonist. Jeans, Weekday. Shirt, Hope SS15. Luminizer, Rms beauty. 

I’m really longing for it to be December and time to pack my bags and head to Costa Rica. Today I was flipping trough all the spring collections and fell in love with this shirt from Hope.


I took note

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Right now John MacCauley’s band Diamond Rugs album with the same name is playing on non-stop. I started with me falling completely in love with there song Blue Mountains. Right now I’m  obsessed with the song “I took note”. 

DIAMOND_RUGS-jacketRight now John MacCauley’s band Diamond Rugs album with the same name is playing on non-stop. I started with me falling completely in love with there song Blue Mountains. Right now I’m  obsessed with the song “I took note”. 


Check out this week’s back to basic which is my favorite garments of all time – The crew neck.

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Check out this week’s back to basic which is my favorite garments of all time – The crew neck.


Back to basic: The crew neck

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by Emma Elwin on 22 October, 2014

Choose your sweater with care – Emma Elwin picks favorites from the fall lineup!

Photographer: Alexander Dahl

Stylist: Emma Elwin

Hair: Maja/Mikas looks

Model: Cecila/Stockholmsgruppen

Cecilia is wearing a sweater from Stella McCartney and trousers from Rodebjer.

It’s not for nothing that the knitted sweater plays a important part when it comes to a well functioning wardrobe. The knitted sweater in a crew neck design works just as well over a summer dress as it does with jeans and boots in the winter. Designers like Stella McCartney and Marc Jacobs really put the knits in the spotlight this fall and inspired to not only wear knitted sweaters and dresses, they also inspired to knit your own bag, socks and trousers. A knitted wool sweater in a oatmeal color is a good investment that with the right care will be a warming friend for years.

 

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Jumper, People tree.  Cable knitted jumper, Chinti and Parker. Ribbed jumper, Organic by John Patrick.  Asymmetric jumper, Stella McCartney. 

Learn more about how to choose the right sweater from our circular fashion expert Anna Brismar here!


Anna gillar

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My favorite interior stylist

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I’m really happy about having coffee with Anna later this afternoon! One of my favorite interior stylists who also writes number one inspiration blog. I wish my desk looked like this picture she styled rather than filled with to do post-it’s and invoices.


Le figaro

Posted in Life
by Emma Elwin on 21 October, 2014

I the studio last weekend I feel in love whit this photograph of to men reading a news paper. I would love to have the same picture hanging on my wall!  

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Pick of the day

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Bag, Balenciaga. On of my favorite things in my wardrobe is my red Balenciaga clutch. When I was flipping trough Vestiere collective today I found the same one in brown. You can find it here!

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Bag, Balenciaga.

On of my favorite things in my wardrobe is my red Balenciaga clutch. When I was flipping trough Vestiere collective today I found the same one in brown. You can find it here!


The weekly list

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by Emma Elwin on 20 October, 2014

Since I got my as kicked yesterday surfing, I’ve been looking and feel funny since. I have not one, but two black eyes and a little I cut right between my eyes. But if I’m to completely honest with you, I LOVE IT! Not feeling dizzy, but looking like a hard core surfer. Or actually, […]

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Since I got my as kicked yesterday surfing, I’ve been looking and feel funny since. I have not one, but two black eyes and a little I cut right between my eyes. But if I’m to completely honest with you, I LOVE IT! Not feeling dizzy, but looking like a hard core surfer. Or actually, I might just look like some one who should not be any where near a surfboard…

So it hasn’t been the most productive day. But I did manage to put together this weeks Make it last-list. Check it out here!


A fabric comb and the Ferrari of soaps

Every week, Make it last’s Emma Elwin chooses products that have caught her eye.  This week you will find a fabric comb, organic cotton knickers, the Ferrari of soaps and Stella McCartney’s wooden platforms.

Soap, The laundress. Lavender pillow, Axlings. Book “Kunskapens frukt”, Liv Strömquist. Sweater, Organic by John Patrick. Sweater/fabric comb, D fuzz it. Cleansing, Maria Åkerberg. Sketch, Alabama Chanin. Shoes, Veja. Knickers, Hanky Panky. Plattform sandals, Stella McCartney.

 


I realized the other day that I haven’t had been wearing nail polish since before my trip to Galicia. It began as In me just being to lazy to wait long enough for the nail polish to dry and getting sick of having to redo it every other day. But as the weeks went on […]

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I realized the other day that I haven’t had been wearing nail polish since before my trip to Galicia. It began as In me just being to lazy to wait long enough for the nail polish to dry and getting sick of having to redo it every other day. But as the weeks went on I felt like I don’t really need it. But the day when I feel like I need to add some color on my nails again I will use Kure Bazaar which are to 85% natural.


Corduroy

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Sweater, FWSS. Trousers, Cos. Shoes, Adidas. I spent Saturday with an amazing team shooting a new beauty story for Make it last. Can’t wait for you guys to see the finished story! When I’m in the studio I love to wear lose cloths, working in tight jeans and heels is not for me. My favourite […]

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Sweater, FWSS. Trousers, Cos. Shoes, Adidas.

I spent Saturday with an amazing team shooting a new beauty story for Make it last. Can’t wait for you guys to see the finished story! When I’m in the studio I love to wear lose cloths, working in tight jeans and heels is not for me. My favourite material right now is corduroy.

 

Check out the beauty story of timeless looks with Elsa Brisinger here!


Neuw’s Patti Smith jeans

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by Emma Elwin on 19 October, 2014

Yesterday I got to see these jeans from Neuw that will be reaching the stores in the end of the year. They are inspired by Patti Smith and I love everything about them. I especially love that the make the ripped wash with a ozone that is very environmental friendly. Can’t wait to get my […]

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Yesterday I got to see these jeans from Neuw that will be reaching the stores in the end of the year. They are inspired by Patti Smith and I love everything about them. I especially love that the make the ripped wash with a ozone that is very environmental friendly. Can’t wait to get my hand on a pair.


Weekend inspiration: The Aesop store

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by Emma Elwin on 18 October, 2014

If your in Stockholm this weekend I think you should visit the Aesop store on Mäster Samuelsgatan 5. If not to shop just to get some interior inspiration.

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If your in Stockholm this weekend I think you should visit the Aesop store on Mäster Samuelsgatan 5. If not to shop just to get some interior inspiration.


Eternal flame

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Today’s eternal flame is Sabrina (which I’m sure you already now) is the founder of the beautiful site after DRK. Read about her favorite garment here!

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Today’s eternal flame is Sabrina (which I’m sure you already now) is the founder of the beautiful site after DRK. Read about her favorite garment here!


Pick of the day

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Peacoat, Margaret Howell. On a cold saturday morning like this I would love this coat from my new favorite brand Margaret Howell. I’ve been asking around among my friends and co-workers about the brand. And everybody I’ve talked to has a good experience with her garments.

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Peacoat, Margaret Howell.
On a cold saturday morning like this I would love this coat from my new favorite brand Margaret Howell. I’ve been asking around among my friends and co-workers about the brand. And everybody I’ve talked to has a good experience with her garments.


Hi Sofia!

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by Emma Elwin on 17 October, 2014

Have you read how the founder of Underoursky.com and the street style favorite Sofia Sanchez Barrenechea makes it last?

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Have you read how the founder of Underoursky.com and the street style favorite Sofia Sanchez Barrenechea makes it last?


Today Lisa and me got invited to the launching lunch of the jewelry collaboration between Filippa K and Saskia Diez. My favorit piece from the collation is the little chain ring.

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Today Lisa and me got invited to the launching lunch of the jewelry collaboration between Filippa K and Saskia Diez. My favorit piece from the collation is the little chain ring.


Details

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Yesterday I was wearing my dungarees and one of my old white shirts . I hope you guys are not getting sick of me only wearing blue jeans in every single picture. It’s actually Stella that’s to blame. I don’t understand how such a small dog can lose so much hair (she’s switching from her […]

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Yesterday I was wearing my dungarees and one of my old white shirts . I hope you guys are not getting sick of me only wearing blue jeans in every single picture. It’s actually Stella that’s to blame. I don’t understand how such a small dog can lose so much hair (she’s switching from her summer fur to her winter fur) which doesn’t make any sense to me. Shouldn’t one want to keep all the fur you could for winter??

Shirt, Boomerang. Dungarees, Topshop. Coat, Lindex.


On my desk

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by Emma Elwin on 16 October, 2014

Today at the office has been all about sorting my receives – booooring. But I also had the change to flip throw some of my favorite books and magazines for som inspiration. Self service is a magazine that never let’s me down inspiration vise.

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Today at the office has been all about sorting my receives – booooring. But I also had the change to flip throw some of my favorite books and magazines for som inspiration. Self service is a magazine that never let’s me down inspiration vise.


Jåal Atelier

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The starting point was a very intriguing Araki portrait

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You have to check out the feature Lisa wrote today about Josefina Larsson and her brand Jåal Atelier. She’s a designer to watch and talks to Make it last about the inspiration behind her upcoming collection – and her thoughts on fashion and sustainability. You can read the full store here! 

 


Since its only 62 days left now until the surf trip to Costa Rica It’s time for me to get serious about my paddling training! The last weeks I’ve been stuck at work which has resulted in a sore neck and knee pain. Exercise is so important when you spend your day infront a computer. […]

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Since its only 62 days left now until the surf trip to Costa Rica It’s time for me to get serious about my paddling training! The last weeks I’ve been stuck at work which has resulted in a sore neck and knee pain. Exercise is so important when you spend your day infront a computer. Got really inspired when I saw this black kit from Stella McCartney for Adidas at the Jung showroom the other day.


Blue jeans

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by Emma Elwin on 15 October, 2014

There is noting that I love more than a real pair of blue jeans. A pair that have been worn and gotten ripped by someone wearing them. These jeans I found 3 years ago at Beyond Retro. In the summer I love to wear them with a white t-shirt, Wayfarers and my Balenciaga boots like […]

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There is noting that I love more than a real pair of blue jeans. A pair that have been worn and gotten ripped by someone wearing them. These jeans I found 3 years ago at Beyond Retro. In the summer I love to wear them with a white t-shirt, Wayfarers and my Balenciaga boots like this. 

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Old jacket and boots, Acne Studios. Shirt, Gant Rugger. Sweater, Second hand. Jeans, Beyond Retro.


Find the perfect shirt in todays Back to basic on Make it last here!

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Find the perfect shirt in todays Back to basic on Make it last here!


Costa Rica

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by Emma Elwin on 14 October, 2014

Emma can't wait to be back on the surfboard.

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I’m super exited about some friends just booked a trip to Costa Rica over Christmas! Can’t wait to be back on the surfboard. We rented out own house but if you’d like to go and it’s your first time surfing I would check this out!

And here are all the pictures from this summer surf tip to Galicia!


Fantastic four

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Every friday we list four great beauty products that are organic or fair trade. This weeks fantastic four is for you to find here!

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Every friday we list four great beauty products that are organic or fair trade. This weeks fantastic four is for you to find here!


This is my first throwback Thursday here on the blog! Found this photo I took two years ago in New York and just had to post it again. I just love the cardigan and the boots this women is wearing.

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This is my first throwback Thursday here on the blog! Found this photo I took two years ago in New York and just had to post it again. I just love the cardigan and the boots this women is wearing.


Ask the expert

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by Emma Elwin on 13 October, 2014

When buying new woolen sweaters we should look for organic wool or recycled wool labels

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One of my favorite features here on Make it last is when our sustainability expert Anna Brismar of Green Strategy answers questions about fashion and sustainability.

This weeks question is: Which sweater to choose?

 

Read all the questions here!


Recycled denim and sustainable luxury handbags

This week we are getting inspired by the book Guidelines – A Handbook on Sustainability in Fashion. We are dreaming about a luxury bag from Okapi that’s built to last a lifetime. And we’re glad to share our favorite piece from Esprit’s third upcycled collection.

Shirt, Esprit. Clothing brush, The laundress. Book, Guidelines II. Coat, H&M. Nail polish, The organic pharmacy. Sheets, Care by me.  Bag, Okapi. Shoes, Stella McCartney.


Earlier today I took a walk in the park with my friend Clara and her dog Francis. The autumn in Stockholm really is at it’s most beautiful right now. I always get a bit uncomfortable having my picture taken. That’s probably why I normally look a bit hmm, stiff in my pictures. In the future I’ll […]

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Earlier today I took a walk in the park with my friend Clara and her dog Francis. The autumn in Stockholm really is at it’s most beautiful right now. white-polo
I always get a bit uncomfortable having my picture taken. That’s probably why I normally look a bit hmm, stiff in my pictures. In the future I’ll try to post more happy pictures. polo-white-filippakTuttle neck, Filippa K. T-shirt, Dagmar. Jacket, Blk dnm. Jeans, Acne Studios. Shoes, Adidas.
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Stella was super happy getting chased by Francis among the leafs.


Pick of the day

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Bag, Okapi. The other week I got a tip about this South African luxury bag brand that are building bags to last a lifetime.  They are designed to grow with their owner in meaning and character over time. Every element of an Okapi bag is entirely traceable, sustainable and ethically sourced.

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Bag, Okapi.

The other week I got a tip about this South African luxury bag brand that are building bags to last a lifetime.  They are designed to grow with their owner in meaning and character over time. Every element of an Okapi bag is entirely traceable, sustainable and ethically sourced.


Hallway

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by Emma Elwin on

As you know I have this mission of furnishing my apartment with things that are second hand or upcycling. On my to do list this weekend was to find a lamp for my hallway. Since I moved in to my new place I’ve been depending on the three lamps I had in my old apartment. Which […]

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As you know I have this mission of furnishing my apartment with things that are second hand or upcycling. On my to do list this weekend was to find a lamp for my hallway. Since I moved in to my new place I’ve been depending on the three lamps I had in my old apartment. Which for a place that is twice the size from the old on is quite a hustle. I thought it would be difficult finding a vintage lamp that I actually liked, wasn’t made of plastic and most importantly that didn’t cost a fortune. The first store I went to was Södra skattkammaren, where I found this dark green (my favorit color) industrial looking lamp made of metal and glass. It was love at first sight! I’ll show you a picture of the results once I’ve manage to plug it in with out electrifying myself. My next quest is to find four chairs for my dinner table.


Pea coat

Posted in Style
by Emma Elwin on 12 October, 2014

This is one of my garments that I can always see my self wearing. A coat that with the right care will look just as good today as it will 10 years from now. Timeless! The coat I bought two years ago from Filippa K. Trousers, Acne Studios. Sweather, Soft goat. Bag, Givenchy. Shoes, Adidas.

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This is one of my garments that I can always see my self wearing. A coat that with the right care will look just as good today as it will 10 years from now. Timeless!

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The coat I bought two years ago from Filippa K. Trousers, Acne Studios. Sweather, Soft goat. Bag, Givenchy. Shoes, Adidas.


Sin is in 10

Posted in Life
by Emma Elwin on 11 October, 2014

One of my favourite bands Bass Drum of death just released a new album last week. Perfect music for Saturday night, check it out here!

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One of my favourite bands Bass Drum of death just released a new album last week. Perfect music for Saturday night, check it out here!


Baby blue boots

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by Emma Elwin on

A color that I love when it comes to shirts and flowers. And after seeing Carolines shoes from Chloé now also on boots.  

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A color that I love when it comes to shirts and flowers. And after seeing Carolines shoes from Chloé now also on boots.

 


Pick of the day

Posted in Life
by Emma Elwin on 10 October, 2014

I’m really in to blazers right now. This one really caught my eye the other day at H&M from their conscious collection.

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I’m really in to blazers right now. This one really caught my eye the other day at H&M from their conscious collection.


Mama Bee

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by Emma Elwin on

The autumn is really one of my favorite seasons. The only down side is that this time of the year the skinn and hair need a bit of extra loving. Here are three products that hydrate, moisturize and give volume to autumn tired skinn & hair. 

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The autumn is really one of my favorite seasons. The only down side is that this time of the year the skinn and hair need a bit of extra loving. Here are three products that hydrate, moisturize and give volume to autumn tired skinn & hair. 


Hydrate, moisturize and create volume

It’s that time of the year when your skin and hair need a bit of extra loving. Here are three of our favorite products that hydrate, moisturize and give volume to autumn tired skin and hair.

Body oil, Burt’s bees. Rosehip face oil, Pai. Body balm, Africology. Volumizing hair spray, Rahua.


Autumn Toast

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by Emma Elwin on

Emma has a new addiction.

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My new favorite thing to eat is mashed avocado, sprouts, chanterelles and parmesan on a toasted walnut bread.


          

Weekend inspiration: the art of chillin

Posted in Life
by Emma Elwin on 9 October, 2014

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