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STYLE TALK WITH ULRIKA LUNDGREN - afterDRK

STYLE TALK WITH ULRIKA

Ulrika Lundgren is the power woman behind Rika, one of our absolute favorite labels and part of our Bermuda Triangle (one of the three stores in Amsterdam we can hardly leave without buying something). The Swedish-born designer has impeccable taste herself and mixes timeless feminine and rock and roll pieces with a hint of the …

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IN VENICE

Woah, the eagle – me – has landed in Venice and I have to say every time I come here, my mouth drops wide open (from admiration really) until I leave.

6 REASONS TO OWN A STRIPED SHIRT

6 REASONS TO OWN A STRIPED SHIRT

While I am slowly making progress to bring some excitement into my built-around-basics wardrobe – or at least learning to play around a bit again and have fun when going through my clothing rack and cupboard drawers – the rest of the fashion enthusiasts seem to turn normcore.

COLLAR UP OR DOWN?

COLLAR UP OR DOWN?

I have a slight feeling the upturned collar that I used to do back in the days is making a comeback. Are you in or out? Collar up or down? Denim Jacket, Diesel; Shirt, Rika.

5 IDEAS TO MAKE BOYFRIEND DENIM LOOK FEMININE

5 IDEAS TO MAKE BOYFRIEND DENIM LOOK FEMININE

Same jeans, completely different look. In my search for easy ways to dress just the slightest bit more feminine (or maybe better said, put some more effort in getting dressed in the morning), I thought it would be fun to discuss my favorite style of denim.

IN BLUE

IN BLUE

Coat, Eudon Choi; Shirt, Rika; Jeans, Acne Studios; Sunglasses, Oliver Peoples; Clutch, Mansur Gavriel; Rings, Tom Wood. Pictures by Daniel Bruno Grandl.

RAINY DAY COVER UP

RAINY DAY COVER UP

What does one wear on a super rainy day, running from show to meeting to venue and so on? Nope, not an umbrella. That would have only helped the wind blow me straight into river Thames instead of Somerset House. (I seriously wonder how this didn’t happen to anyone yet…) My solution? Turn grandpa style …

LAYERING IDEA

LAYERING IDEA

My new favorite layering idea, jacket on jacket on shirt on shirt. All it needs to be able to hop outside is a long wool boyfriend sized coat on top. PS: Make sure all layers are as thin as possible to prevent an I just had botox all over my body-feeling. PPS: Excuse me for …

GETTING THE 5 PIECE THING STARTED

GETTING THE 5 PIECE THING STARTED

Season two of my 5 Piece French Wardrobe journey is about to begin and to get you all on board I thought it would be fun to share a 3 step guide on how to get things started. Clear the decks. We all have our ways to deal with the excessiveness in our wardrobes. Some …