onsdag 27 augusti 2014

Sometimes you are just a lucky, lucky girl. 

When I was a flea market last spring, Solnahallens Megaloppis, this beauty was hanging on the wall where two young girls were selling clothes. This is a flea market where you find mostly collectible porcelain and fun things combined with garage sale type of stuff. I have made real finds here! But this beautiful 1950:s dress takes the prize.

The girl who sold it to me said it was her grandmothers dress. She did not want it, and her grandmother had past away. But she treasured it, and so do I. She wanted 20 dollars for it! Nothing for a precious vintage piece which is almost untouched. 

So you can imagine that I was glad to wear it when one of my best friends got married in June. See all the goodies here.

måndag 25 augusti 2014

So finally I am back from Tokyo, the west coast trips and all the fun! Sometimes it feels good just being at home. The Tokyo trip was insane!

It is not easy finding out where to go for the best vintage finds in Tokyo. Most of the webpages are in Japanese and they are hard to locate. But after some research and talking to people at the spot I found a lot of pearls. Read all about it here.

Well I am back and well in Sweden now, as you may see. This lovely hat was a find at the flea market tour that was in Sweden last spring, 'On the flea'. It only costed me 3 dollars, nothing! The lace dress is also a flea market find but it is not that old. It's a Weekday dress and I paid 1 dollar for it.I really adore its clean lace back. However I had to cut the underskirt lining because I did not like it being longer than the lace. And now I am very happy with it!

And oh, if you want to see some amazing pics from the Japan trip when I was at the mountains, check this out.

söndag 13 juli 2014

So guys, you know I am in love with vintage lingerie and underskirts. Here is a vintage corset from the 1940:s. Such a lovely model, with lace in the front. I found it on the Vintage fair in Stockholm which is every spring and autumn. But if you can't wait, you can always go to Sommarloppisen in Stockholm! The underskirt is from Yesfor.com, I just could not help myself. I like underskirts too much.

And by the way, we has an awesome masquerade for my brother last weekend. See pictures from it here.

tisdag 8 juli 2014

So I can't begin to tell you how excited I am. On Sunday I am taking a plain to Japan! I have never been there before and now I will be in Tokyo for 10 days. If anyone have some tips of what to do, what shops to go to and what I just can't miss - write to me! 

I am lucky because I am going there with my friends to visit my friend's brother. He knows the city some what and the language. And besides walking around in the amazing city, I will have two days in the mountains! When I come back I will have so much to tell you. And so much to show.

This dress is also from a package from China. It is from Yesfor.com, and I really do enjoy a simple black dress. The hat was a bargain at a flea market (for free) and the sunglasses is my boyfriend's, from when he was like 5 years old. So I guess they are from the 1992. The leather jacket is also from a childhood. I got it when I was like 6 years old. 

fredag 4 juli 2014

Such a lovely summer day today. June has been cold in Sweden, and today the summer finally broke out for real. This lovely blue dress (you might have noticed that it is one of my favorite colors for the moment) came to my place in a package from Chine. It is from Yesfor.com and I am really happy with it, as you might see. The underskirt comes from a flea market for 2 dollars (Solnahallen of course), and the vintage shoes is a gift from a friend. 

Tomorrow is my brothers 30 year old birthday, and it will be an amazing masquerade at my friend's chapel! If you want a glimpse from a party the other year, a 1920:s one, check it out here. And, if you can see the movie from the year 1929 (a masquerade at Grand Hotel) check it out. It is truly amazing. Talk about Gatsby for real.

Hope you enjoy the summer as much as this!

fredag 6 juni 2014

So a typical day at the flea market - going there with some friends, eat cinnamon buns when you get super tired of all the amazing and cheap vintage and second hand finds that you see everywhere and get a free hat! See all of my pictures here. Okey, a free hat is not that typical, but not surprising either. It was a free flea market find at Galoppisen. That flea market that goes on every weekend close to Stockholm, the whole summer (expect for like midsummer). 

And then we have these pants. As I have mentioned before, working in an office environment right now, means that I have the possibility to experiment with 'office wear'. I am surprised of how super excited and inspired I feel! These pants is a flea market find, they are from the brand ACNE and they cost me 3 dollars (yeahs, 3 dollars!) at Solnahallen Megaloppis. The top was bought in the flea market On the flea when it was in Stockholm, for 2 dollars. The shoes are from Beyond Retro's stock sale, they cost me 6 dollars. All and all this whole outfit costed me 16 dollars (with sunglasses included). I mean that is kind of a okey amount of money. So I am excused for going to flea markets and buying a bunch load of clothes every weekend now, right?

tisdag 20 maj 2014

One of my favorite places to rest is by the lake. No matter the weather.
This pair of pants was a real find. They cost me 2 dollars at the Solnahallen Megaloppis flea market, and they are from the fancy brand Tiger of Sweden (which means they are worth about 300 dollars). They are never worn and super soft. I love the huge flairs and that they move in the wind. I also love that I have my work at the magazine Minnenas Journal, which means I can play with 'office clothing'.

So guys, this weekend means that the best thing on the whole year happens! Well very close to the very best thing anyway: the huge flea market Galoppisen in Täby starts! It will be every weekend from 12-16 from now on and the whole summer. Täby is like 15-20 minutes from Stockholm city with bus or train so don't you miss it. It is huge! I know where I will be and spend my change.