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Category: Finland

I ♥ Helsinki: Part Two

Monday: Aida and I went to Itäkeskus, which is a huge shopping center with all kinds of different clothing stores, including Seppälä, H&M, Zara, aleksi. I would say it’s a mall, but mall’s have such a negative conotation-at least for me- and it is definitely not anything like the malls in America. I didn’t buy anything on this trip, but definitely saw tons of really pretty things that I could have bought. Read the rest of this entry »


I ♥ Helsinki: Part One

Helsinki (cathedral)I spent last week in Helsinki doing all sorts of fun stuff with my cousin, Aida, who is ten years old and a lot of fun, especially because of what we have in common: fashion and style. She loves fashion and has a good eye for style. She is also very obsessed and in love with shoes! Every store we went to she had to go straight to the shoes first, see all of them, try on most of them Read the rest of this entry »

I Wish I Were A Jetsetter, I’m As Busy As One

Road trip taken in FinlandLast week I had an extremely busy week in Helsinki, visiting some family who live there and enjoying myself in a beautiful city; this is also the reason I haven’t posted about all of my exciting adventures because I was so busy. But I had a wonderful time going all around Helsinki with my cousin, who is adorable! I took a lot of photos but I only brought my Canon film camera that I use for art photography, Read the rest of this entry »

Finland Suomi Summer Kesä 2011!! The Beginning

Midsummer's Eve in HelsinkiOne of the reasons I have been so incredibly busy this month is because I made one of the biggest transitions in my life. I graduated! However, what made everything even more hectic is the fact that three days after I graduated I flew to my home country to visit family. Read the rest of this entry »

Object of My Desires: Marimekko Striped Tote (as seen in Teen Vogue)

I was reading the latest Teen Vogue issue (March 2011 w/Ashley Greene on cover), and as I was perusing through the ‘Spring’s Good Things’ page (50), a very close and familiar name stood out to me (one closer than all of the other names I recognized): Marimekko.

Marimekko, established in 1951, is a Finnish textile and clothing design company renowned for its original prints and colours. The company designs and manufactures high-quality clothing, interior decoration textiles, bags and other accessories. (via Marimekko website)

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