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Scandinavian Summer

Scandinavian Summer

Hey you guys, sorry for being dormant for such a long time. I got swamped at work but I am back on track. I don´t know about you but I am totally getting into the summer mood and with a new season must come a new hairstyle. I didn´t go as far as cutting into a short bob like Kim Kardashian but I decided to go with Scandinavian and color my hair a little blond and sun kissed.  Here are my inspirational pics. What color are you going to go for this summer? Love


Sonar in Spiceland

Sonar in Spiceland

Sonar was held in Reykjavik last weekend and I feel like the city is still buzzing.  Set in Harpa a venue that offered four different rooms or stages if you will, with vastly different genres to fit every mood and desire. I had a group of friends over from Denmark and we decided to stick to the electro scene. Friday was amazing. A huge highlight was Gus Gus ( NEVER to be missed ) they just seem to be so on it. I have often wondered why they haven´t explored the international market more, perhaps they don´t feel the need to but no doubt they would be huge. Arabian Horse is one of my favorites!!   Lindstrøm was a treat as always as well as the Icelandic, LA based Blissful and the girl band Cyper. The night was coming to an end but not before we could dance to the beats of Danny Brown. He was the surprise of the evening for me, a dark horse if you will. I hadn’t really heard of him before and I was pleasantly surprised. I would recommend you check him out if you are into rap and hip hop.     Saturday started out with a trip to the local swimming pool (Vesturbæjarlaug) , or more like a nature spa one of my friends commented. After sitting in the Jacuzzi for probably way too long, we ended the “spa” trip with the sauna, feeling as fresh as ever and ready for round two at Sonar. Ben Frost was the first on our list and after him came the cream of the crop, non other than Underworld. Boy how we danced, laughed and got excited when the concert came to a crescendo with the song from Trainspotting “Born Slippy”. I still have sore muscles…


Coming to Ikea soon !!!

Coming to Ikea soon !!!

Wow I´ve been looking over at the new street style line from IKEA. I am defiantly getting the desk, the light “stick” and the shoe shelf. I might even be so bold as to take up skateboarding 🙂 I am not sure when the products hit IKEA here in Iceland but I for one am keeping my eyes peeled for when they do.   ♥ Have a nice day you guys and do not forget to follow us on Instagram: reykjavikfashion 


What´s currently in my bag!!

What´s currently in my bag!!

I love to spy on what other people keep in their bag and I thought since I love to spy, you might like it too 🙂 So let´s start with the actual bag. I got sent this beautiful bag from a design company in Greece called Seoras.  I have been using this bag for a little while now and I absolutely love it.  It’s such a stylish design and I love that it’s big enough to hold all of my essentials without being too bulky. Check out their bags here. Here’s what’s currently in my bag: Collagen facial spray I wrote about this facial spray a couple of posts ago. I absolutely love it, keeps my face fresh throughout the day. Lipgloss from Makeup store This is my go-to everyday lipgloss right now. It has a pink-ish nude color so it pairs really with whatever makeup look you have!! Hand Cream This is my favorite hand cream! It moisturizes my skin so well without leaving it greasy. It also smells incredible, which is always nice! Perfume I have a lot of samples that I carry around, my newest obsession is “Because its You” by Emporio Armani. Camera I work for a fashion blog and a magazine so I never know if I come across something interesting for the mag or our social media pages.   What do you keep in your bag? Please follow us on Instagram: reykjavikfashion  


Puzzy Patrol @Gamla Bíó

Puzzy Patrol @Gamla Bíó

The vibe was amazing last Saturday at Gamla Bíó. Puzzy Patrol ( an event management company ) hosted a lecture run by Laufey Ólafsdóttir about her Bachelor theisis on “Hip-Hop feminism, the marketing of culture and silencing of a loud minority”. After her presentation there was an interesting discussion from the panel that featured Erpur Eyvindarson (Blaz Roca) Anna Tara (Reykjavíkurdætur and Vigdís Howser (Fever dream).     I was looking forward to grabbing some food after the lecture and heading back to Gamla Bió to see the impressive lineup of artists that included ALVIA, Cell7, Fever Dream, Reykjavíkurdætur, Krakk & Spaghettí and Sigga Ey. The gig was absolutely amazing with Sigga Ey the newcomer, blowing me away.  Cell 7 NEVER seizes to amaze me but I have been a fan of hers since 1997. Reykavíkurdætur closed the show with incredible sass and girl power. Can´t wait to see what Puzzy Patrol is up to next. For more info on them , check out their Facebook page HERE


Norður og Niður - a melting pot of creativity !!

Norður og Niður – a melting pot of creativity !!

Happy New Year everyone.  I took a bit of a brake from blogging during the holidays but now I am back and I have a good feeling about this year. I went to Norður og Niður in Harpa last weekend. Oh boy it was such an amazing festival a melting pot of creativity oozing from all directions. Sigur Rós was organizing the festival turning Harpa into a fairy tale land. There were so many Icelandic and foreign artists that performed during the festival. Jarvis Cocker hosted a great talk, peaches as well as some of the most famous Icelandic artists performed “gloomy holidays” where popular Christmas songs were performed in minor to give it more of a “dark” effect. I saw my idol Peaches perform on the Friday and she was AWESOME. Here are some pictures from the festival. I will defiantly be attending next year if Sigur Rós decides to put it on again.     Read more about the festival here. Hope you are having a good start to the year 2018.


Christmas gift ideas !!

Christmas gift ideas !!

Christmas is almost here it is crazy – there are only two weeks left of 2017 can you believe it?  This year was a crazy one and I am still trying to reflect on everything that went on, what I am thankful for and what I can do better. I will write a post about it soon. I got all the Christmas presents early this year which is defiantly something that I am going to try and do in the future. This December has been relaxing and stress-free and I have just been enjoying spending time with my family and friends and keeping up with Christmas traditions here and there. For those of you that still have a little way to go – I made a list for you to draw some inspiration from. Soru Bracelet, Available at Hlín Reykdal. Dermacol Make Up Cover, Available at Deisymakeup. YVSL Makeup Pallette, Available at Hagkaup MAC Velvet Teddy Lipstick, Available at Hagkaup Blue Lagoon Silica Body Scrub, Available at Blue Lagoon. Wilderness Candle and Room Spray, Available at Snuran. Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector, Available at Hagkaup. Klong Flower Vase, Available at Winston Living. Pyro Pet Dýri, Available at Hrim Blue Lagoon Hydrating Cream, Available at Blue Lagoon. Jacco Paris Earrings, Available at Stefánsbúð.   Merry Christmas everyone – and thank you for reading my posts and being so supportive. xxx 


Red alert inspo !!

Red alert inspo !!

I don´t know about you but I always associate Christmas with the color RED. I am trying to be a little bit more daring these days and stop myself from wearing my conventional black outfit for work. I found some inspo pictures for you guys on Pinterest. Much love xx


Do these things to get through any situation!

Do these things to get through any situation!

I consider myself to be a positive and cheerful person, most of the time anyway. Things however are never always happy go lucky all of the time. For me I try and stay focused on my tasks ahead and I was thinking about how to deal with a situation I was faced. I wrote down a few steps that I take when I feel like I am stuck, if something is not going the way I had planned or just things that I practice. Analyze: Try to take a step back from whatever situation you are in. Try to look at it from all angles and see if you can do something differently or if you need to walk away from the project all together. That can require an enormous strength in itself. Personal time: I have written about this in an earlier blogpost and I still stick to it. I set my alarm an hour before I have to leave my house for work but if not an hour then give yourself 15 minutes. It gives me time and space for myself and it is absolutely my favorite time of the day. Set goals: If I have a task that seems impossible or too big to handle, I chop them down into smaller goals and mini tasks. I write them down on a piece of paper and each time I finish a task I tick it of the list. It makes me feel like I am one step closer to the finish line. Stop Comparing: Stop comparing yourself with others. We are all so different with different set of goals , thank god. You can look up to others with qualities that you admire but remember you have your own set of qualities, potential and goals. Forgive: I am still…


Scandinavian Christmas Crush

Scandinavian Christmas Crush

December is here already and I haven´t  had any time to decorate yet.  I am not much for over doing it when it comes to decorating for Christmas and I like things to be clutter free and low key.  After waking up super early this morning and drooling over pictures on pinterest during my morning coffee, I think I found my inspiration for Christmas this year. I wanted to share the pictures with you in case you might find if useful for your Christmas decoration. Have a lovely day 🙂


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