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Exhibition at Millesgård with fashion inspired by Marianne Bernadotte

Marianne Bernadotte: A Style Icon – Exhibition at Millesgården

Chanel, Balmain, Dior. Marianne Bernadotte – A Style Icon

Yet another must-see fashion exhibition in Stockholm. This time it’s all about Chanel, Balmain, Dior and Marianne Bernadotte – A style icon. The exhibition is based on Marianne Bernadotte’s to-die-for-wardrobe and portray the couture of the French fashion houses on the 70s and the 80s. Make it a day trip and see this exhibition at Millesgården on Lidingö before June 11th – it’s the ideal Saturday activity!

Herserudsvägen 32, 181 34 Lidingö

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Fashion photography of women in white dress

Patrick Demarchelier – Fotografiska

Fashion photography at Fotografiska

Step inside a world of famous fashion houses, designers and models – the exhibition Lumiére by Patrick Demarchelier gives us yet another reason to visit Fotografiska this spring. The world renowned, almost legendary, fashion photographer continues to inspire and draw attention to his passionate work. See the exhibition before May 14th!

Creditline: Nadja Auermann (January 1995) Photograph by Patrick Demarchelier, used with permission of Harper`s Bazaar, Hearst Communications, Inc.

Stadsgårdshamnen 22, 11 45 Stockholm

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Rose & Born – Menswear in Stockholm

Stylish quality clothing for men

When it comes to men’s fashion, to be more precise; stylish Italian clothing for men, Rose & Born is among the very best in Stockholm. Anyone who appreciate quality fabrics, cut and is on the hunt for a new tailored suit should pay this store a visit. Situated just around the corner from Hotel Diplomat, here you’ll find accessories, shoes and ready-to-wear from brands such as All Blues, Crocket & Jones, Jacob Cohen Jeans and Fueguia – the staff in the store help pick the perfect fit for you.

Grevgatan 2, 114 53 Stockholm

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Art photography on exhibition of woman and a rock

Marina Abramovic – Exhibition at Moderna Museet

Provocative, moving and inspiring Marina Abramovic

Beautiful surrondings and a fascinating art exhibition, a visit to Moderna Museet on Skeppsholmen is definitely on my to-do list this February when provocative and moving artist Marina Abramovic makes an appearance at the art museum. Being one of the most discussed in the art world today, she continues to expand the boundaries of art in her exhibition The Cleaner. Film, photography, paintings, installations and materials from her own archive – this exhibition can’t be anything but great.
On view February 18th – May 21st, 2017.

Image: Marina Abramović, Stromboli III Volcano, 2002 Courtesy of Marina Abramović Archives and Lia Rumma Gallery, Milan. Photo: Paolo Canevari © Marina Abramović Bildupphovsrätt 2017

Moderna Museet, 111 49 Stockholm

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International high-end fashion store

Nathalie Schuterman – International High-End Fashion

High Fashion Shopping in Stockholm

My obvious shopping destination for international high-end fashion. This Swedish-owned multi-brand store always keeps up with the latest trends and fill my wardrobe with the most gorgeous clothing from brands such as Céline, Miu Miu, Balenciaga and Oscar de la Renta. You can always count on Nathalie Schuterman, especially when you want to spoil yourself a little extra. Bags, accessories and this seasons most stylish shoes are found here!

Birger Jarlsgatan 5, 111 45 Stockholm

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Opera stage in red velvet with golden details

The Royal Opera – National Stage for Opera & Ballet

Sweden’s National Stage for Opera & Ballet

A visit to the Royal Opera is always exciting. The grand and exclusive venue presents a mix of classical and contemporary opera and ballet every year, and right now I’m waiting for the great love story La Bohéme’s premiere, January 28th. Check out the full program on the Royal Opera’s website, there are plenty of interesting premieres this season!

Don’t miss the great package deal that Hotel Diplomat and the Royal Opera has put together. Until May 31st, a discount on accommodation and tickets is offered for combined bookings.

Gustaf Adolfs torg 2, 103 22 Stockholm

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Fashion Exhibition

Artipelag – Fashion Stories Exhibition

Stunning fashion exhibition in the Archipelago

Get inspired by Fashion Stories at Artipelag, the stunning creations of the acclaimed fashion designer Lars Wallin. The exhibition celebrates Lars’s 25th year as a designer and features nearly 200 of his beautiful Creations, letting us follow his creative career. It gives us an insight to the design process and let us experience the many meaningful dresses and costumes created by himself. An extra plus is the beautiful location of the venue, Artipelag, set right by the waterfront in the Stockholm Archipelago – a great weekend destination this winter! The exhibition is on display until March 12th.

Artipelagstigen 1, 134 40 Gustavsberg

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Interior store

Svenskt Tenn – Swedish Interior Design

The ultimate last-minute Christmas gift

The ultimate last-minute Christmas gift is found at Svenskt Tenn. This popular interior design store next door, is one of my favorites with their playful, personal patterns and elegant and bold design idiom. You’ll find everything from trays, beautiful furniture to unique and eye-catching wall papers, and my personal all-time favorite,  the knot of friendship candle holder – the perfect gift for someone special or yourself.

Strandvägen 5, 114 51 Stockholm

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Perfumes, scented candles, leather accessories

Byredo – Perfumes, Candles and Leather Goods

Simple, stylish and fragrant

Simple, stylish and fragrant – I love everything about Byredo’s wonderful products! The range of perfumes, scented candles, body care and leather accessories all tell their own story inspired by Byredo founder Ben Gorham’s memories from travelling to his mother’s hometown in India. The Bibliotheque candle fill up my appartement with a wonderful scent of peach, violet, plum, vanilla and leather.

Photo taken from Byredo’s Facebook page.

Mäster Samuelsgatan 10, 111 44 Stockholm

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Christmas market

Skansen – Christmas Market

Christmas spirit at Skansen

The holidays wouldn’t be the same without Skansens Christmas market! A tradition with lots of Christmas spirit that my family have had for many years. We stroll around in the lovely smell of Glögg and Christmas trees, looking at the pretty handcrafts and tasting all the delicious Swedish sweets and traditional Christmas delicacies – a must!

Djurgårdsslätten 49-51, 115 21 Stockholm

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