KOMA for angels and cowboys

30.08.10 § Leave a comment

KOMA: Yet another of my favorite stores in Oslo. The store was opened by former violinist Marte Krogh and is selling well established brands such as See by Chloe, Whyred and Replay as well as more up an coming brands and hand picked vintage items. Marte Krogh travels around the world to find the best vintage pieces. She has also does her own design. There are three KOMA stores, the one in Hegdehaugsveien 34 is certainly worth a visit interiorwise. Rough concrete walls and a nice display gives the store a really cool look.

Image borrowed from KOMA

reMade USA

27.08.10 § Leave a comment

reMade USA is upcycling old leather clothes and scrap into bags and purses. The company is founded by product designer Shannon South “out of the concern with creating yet another product to add to the gazillions already on this planet”. I admire her.

Image of Filbert

Image of Laurel

Image of Dobbin

Images borrowed from reMade USA

Shops in Paris

05.08.09 § Leave a comment

I found the 3rd district and Montmartre to the best places for nice independent stores. On Champs Elysee you have all the big chains and luxury stores of course, but everyone knows that…

These are my favorites:

3rd district:








5 in 1: A New Kind of Boutique for a Slow-Fashion Nation

19.07.09 § Leave a comment


Quoted from trehugger.com:

“A new fashion revolution is brewing in Williamsburg, fueled by a faltering economy, a desire to rein in the frenetic pace of senseless spending, and the spirit of reinvention. Brooklyn design collective/boutique 5 in 1 recently relaunched with a decidedly innovative twist: a weekend shopping experience with the designers themselves.”


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