Halloween Pumpkin Inspiration

Happy Halloween! For me, the best part about Halloween is to make cute pumpkin decoration and carvings. Halloween wasn’t really celebrated when I grew up in Sweden, so I always had a non-traditional sense for the holiday. I always loved pumpkins though; the shape, the taste and the color! Everything-all-at-once! However, over the years I’ve … Continue reading

Into the Wild North

Thou ancient, thou free, thou mountainous North Thou quiet, thou joyful [and] fair! I greet thee, most beautiful land upon earth, /:Thy sun, Thy sky, Thy meadows green.:/ Thou art enthroned upon memories of great olden days, When honored thy name flew across the earth, I know that thou art and wilt remain what thou … Continue reading

Tulle Skirt Inspiration

Anticipating my DIY  tulle skirt post, I share with you some of my all-time favorite tulle skirts. There are a range if iconic ones and something for everyone: the Carrie Bradshaw white tutu skirt; the amazing green full-skirt she wore while reuniting with Mr.Big in Paris; the stunning polkadot skirt from Chloe Fall’13, Jason Wu’s gorgeous … Continue reading

FURLA #CANDYCOOL x Hong Kong

Last week, I attended the Furla #Candycool event. Not knowing what to expect, I was positively surprised when I learned more about this project. In short; # candycool is a global artistic collaboration program created by the Furla, where they work with local artists around the world to create different versions of  “Candy Bags”, each in … Continue reading

DIY Patched Denim Jacket

Fashion trends are quite facsinating. It starts so subtly; you see a detail; a fabric; a silhouette; a vibrant colour that you like. Initially, you may not even know that it’s a new “trend” coming along, you just know that you like it. Then – boom – there is the explosion and you suddenly see … Continue reading

Young.Bold.Beautiful – Liebster Award

Yay! I recently got the exciting news that Shoebox-Living has nominated to the Liebster Blog Award by the whimsical Canadian blogger Hallo Scarlett. I “feel” for Hallo Scarlett after reading the sweet story about her little green house. As you probably know by now; I’m a die-hard fan for home make-overs and anyone giving TLC to the old, torn … Continue reading

#ILIVEFASHION MOVEMENT + GIVEAWAY CONTEST

It’s official: Hong Kong is one fire. There are so many exciting things happening in the city right now; everything from local-creative-movements to large-splashes-by-the-big-brands. While I adore Hong Kong, there is no secret that the “middle” market and the non-mainstream-fashion always been underrepresented. For that reason, I was over-the-moon when Carmen Chan (my partner in … Continue reading

Blondie & Pixie DIY Experiment: Rhinestone Heels

Life is ironic. Carmen and I meet several years while studying Business at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Between the busy schedule of supply and demand, I found myself daydreaming about beautiful fabrics, dresses and shoes. I asked myself if there was anyone else “out-there” dreaming about a career beyond finance? Several years … Continue reading

Mariko Jesse: illustrating Hong Kong

While attending Shopdescreaturs pop-up shop at Kapok a couple of weeks ago, I feel head over heels for a blue and red porcelain series with whimsical illustrations of iconic Hong Kong landmarks and objects. For some reason, the illustrations felt “familiar” and it was not until I spoke with Mariko Jesse – the amazing woman behind … Continue reading

Bed Canopy Inspiration

Phew. After one more week of apartment hunting, I’ve still not found that flat. You are probably asking yourself what can be so hard? Well, there are a lot of obvious things to consider like size, budget and location. Then, there are the less obvious considerations like having a green view; perhaps a little balcony … Continue reading

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