Blue as I can be


fashionoverforty, MISCELLANEOUS, PERSONAL STYLE

It happens every year around this time: As sure as the sun starts climbing higher into the sky, I start longing for blues. This year is no exception: I was out walking the other day, wrapped in versions of reds I have been wearing all fall and winter, and suddenly, it felt like I couldn’t wear them […]

February 26, 2017

Cheerful cerice


FASHION, MISCELLANEOUS

A shop owner friend of mine recently told me that all she seems to be buying these days are colors. I couldn’t be more delighted! Colors are the first thing I am drawn to just about everywhere, and that certainly goes for what I want to dress in too. The streets of Oslo don’t seem […]

August 24, 2016

Twice the fun!


FASHION, MISCELLANEOUS, PERSONAL STYLE

The world doesn’t need another blog. Maybe I should simply shut up indefinitely. Get another interest. Grow another brain. No! I still have things to say about my forever love: fashion.  Yet, we all agree, in this Day of Digital Media, that pictures need to be good. right? That’s why I stopped writing last time. […]

August 22, 2016

Fashion is out of style, but style is not out of fashion!


FASHION, MISCELLANEOUS

When I first started writing for fineforfourty, my first entry link here was discussing the end of fashion. Since then, the much renowned trend forecaster Li Edelkoort released a manifest called “Anti Fashion” link here this March. Here she gives ten reasons why fashion is obsolete. Some 18 months later I tend to agree very much with what […]

April 9, 2015

Winter skin


MISCELLANEOUS

Wrinkles? Pigment spots? Dull or chapped skin? Rosacea? I got it all covered. I think… Some years ago I was struggling with terrible skin problems. It got so bad in the end I could not put water on it without it turning flaming red. I tried everything: all kinds of expensive creams; salong treatments and a huge […]

November 6, 2014

TIM WALKER


FASHION, MISCELLANEOUS

He tells the most extraordinary tales through his pictures. They are vivid, sparkling, surreal, and absolutely stunning! He lifts fashion photography from mundane item display into a fairytale sphere unlike anyone else. He is one of the reasons I keep buying the annoyingly expensive Vogue magazines time and time again (there just might be one […]

October 22, 2014