Blue as I can be


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


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!


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!


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 Here she gives ten reasons why fashion is obsolete.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


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



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