Star in a Suit

Pappa! Thanks for everything you have done and sacrificed for us. You are always ‘absurdly’ proud of us even at times when we might not deserve it the most. Oh, and thanks for giving us your nose and cheeks tooūüėČ You are a star in a suit. Happy Fathers Day. Love from your girls. Bella … Continue reading

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BAMBOO SCAFFOLDING

I never stop to be¬†amazed by the bamboo¬†scaffolding technique that is¬†used in Hong Kong. No matter how big, tall or grand, the buildings will be dressed in bamboo from ground to celling, all¬†constructed by human-hands.¬†Bamboo scaffolding is a¬†technique that have been used for thousands of years in the region.¬†Hence, many¬†Hong Kongers think¬† about Bamboo scaffolding … Continue reading

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Vitsippan ute i backarna st√•r

I just got back to Hong Kong after spending one wonderful week in Sweden – watching Fall transform into Spring. My sister was joking that I’m slowly turning into a landscape photographer as¬†the nature has been my prime source of inspiration over the past visits (explaining all the flower and landscape photos that have been … Continue reading

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DIY Easter Pastel Party

I have to admit I never been crazy about Easter (except for the fact that you get a couple of extra days off from work). Saying that, for this years Easter, I headed back home to Sweden ¬†to spend some quality time with my family and decided to go Easter-Decoration-Nuts. My sister and I decided … Continue reading

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Kingpins Hong Kong – A Design and Marketing Conversation with Bloggers

Three weeks ago, I got the chance to participate in a Blogger seminar held by Style by Asia at¬†Kingpins¬†Hong Kong¬†‚Äď the premium boutique denim tradeshow. The organization hosts shows in Los Angeles, NYC and Amsterdam as well but their Hong Kong show is the only one of its kind in Asia. Kingpins is celebrating their … Continue reading

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Show Off Your Shoulders

March is one of those strange months in Hong Kong when you don’t know how-to-dress; one day is warm, the next will be rainy and cold(ish). At this point of the year,¬†I always feel a bit stuck in my-old-boring-grey-winter-clothes. On the other hand, it feels odd to completely transit into full-on-summer-outfits (my-pale-legs are so-not-ready-for-it!). To … Continue reading

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THE NEW DENIM

Denim has always had a special place in my heart. In a weird way, it was the catalyst for my love for the fashion industry. My first job ever¬†started on the floor in a small boutique carrying Italian denim brands like Replay and Diesel. I got my first job here in Hong Kong as product … Continue reading

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12 ESSENTIAL TIPS TO SHOEBOX-LIVING

This is probably one of the first blog post I should have written here on Shoebox-Living. After all, it was the inspiration for this blog as well as how I lived life in Hong Kong over the last seven years. A topic long over due, I got¬†together with the Hong Kong’s newest creative web-community¬†StylebyAsia¬†to dissect … Continue reading

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SN√ĖKRISTALLER

Af sn√∂kristaller klara st√•r f√§ltet prydt; om n√•gra veckor endast √§r allt f√∂rbytt. I glittren emot solen och fr√∂jden er; snart sjunken I som t√•rar i jorden ner. I, vinterns vackra blomster, snart vissnen I, men utaf edra t√•rar skall blommor bli. Om n√•gra veckor endast √§r allt f√∂rbytt: af v√•rens v√§na blomster st√•r f√§ltet … Continue reading

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