Posts Tagged ‘columbine smille’

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Thanks to my fashion crush du jour, Columbine Smille, I’ve not only started to pre-fall shop, but I’m doing it in a very feminine way by means of the pink coat. Columbine prefers Carven and By Malene Birger respective pink coats here. I’m deliberating between this Zara coat or this one by Sentaler. A super trend from the Fall runways, the pink coat carries with her the vestiges of a summer unsung – kind of like the one I’m having. And although it may be the summer of false starts, somewhere over the rainbow lies a season of new beginnings. What better way to start looking forward to next summer’s dreams by ushering in that gloomy moratorium called Winter with a soft pink armour? Read the rest of this entry »

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Photograph from Columbine.freshnet.com 

Give me a girl on the Amalfi coast with a kaftan and leather sandals, sunshine, and we’re back at Eurotrash’s birth. How many summers I spent in colourful bikinis and handmade sandals in the Medi (mediterranean) – yachts, boys and Dolce & Gabbana. Well, Columbine Smille, Swedish fashion editor of StyleBy magazine and freelance stylist had me at Praiano (arguably the most beautiful place on earth). Her high cheekbones and long legs double-take Kate Moss but she’s really quite more inventive. Sky blue chucks, plaid undertones and a dash of skin. Her street style is a breath of fresh air as she wiggles her way between glam and trash, minimal and excess. I’m taking cues from her for Fall, especially the knit sweater dress showing fresh fresh legs all the way to the top and mirrored sunnies. Work. It. Girl.  Read the rest of this entry »