Oslo Runway

DIY, everydayclothing, FASHION, FW18, party, runway

Oslo runway has just ended. A total of 19 shows has been shown, either as a single brand or as co-labs. I’m covering only 6  of these (8 designer in total), so this is just a peak into the circus. With my background as a designer I go to the job of reviewing these collections […]

January 30, 2018

A long dress

FASHION, fashionoverforty, PERSONAL STYLE, runway

“You look great! You and your dress really stand out!” our waiter said, leaning in towards us and giving me a big smile! I was baffled and surprised and blushing a bit saying my thank-yous. But really though, that’s the sort of comment that kind-of-makes-the-night, right? Not that it needed any saving: I was there with […]

June 11, 2017

A fairytale afternoon

FASHION, fashionoverforty, PERSONAL STYLE, runway

My designer friend Cecilie Melli sure knows how to throw a party! She provides the best locations, drinks and sweets to any show – and that’s not even mentioning her actual runway show! This time her venue was the Hotel Continental in the heart of Oslo, that had cooked up the most beautiful ambiance of […]

October 30, 2016

Fashion vs reality

FASHION, fashionoverforty, PERSONAL STYLE, runway

One of the things that concerns me about fashion is how great the distance sometimes is between what is shown at the runway and what real women actually wear. Quite a few designers seem to deliberately make their outfits very hard to fit, both in terms of usability and femininity. I do love new ideas and […]

September 15, 2016

Norwegian summer 2017

FASHION, fashionoverforty, PERSONAL STYLE, runway

Oslo Runway 2017 has just finished and it’s time for a summary. I saw less than half the collections, but what I witnessed was really worth my time. Oslo Runway has managed to showcase almost all the most important designers and get the attention of the most influential press in Norway. Both in combination is […]

August 28, 2016