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Purple on the top of the city









The old city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria.. Oh gosh, how I love this city! The stunning old buildings and fascinating Roman ruins wow me every time, also the view over the whole “new” city from the hills. All of it just gives me an amazingly good vibe.
The architectural reserve in the old city of Plovdiv features archaeological sites, museums, art galleries, old houses (from the Renaissance period as Balabanov House) and religious temples (the churches St.Constantine and Helena, St. Marina, St. Nedelia, St. Bogoroditza), cafes and restaurants, romantic courtyards and picturesque cobblestone streets. Some of my favorite things about this old city is the the Roman theatre, the remains of the Roman Forum, not to mention the symmetric smooth pavement streets and the amazing churches. Btw, did you know that Plovdiv will be the European Capital of Culture in 2019? Well, now you know, and now you have even one more reason to visit the city! The place is getting better and better.

I did these pictures in January when I was in Bulgaria for the holidays, but didn’t manage to post them until now. About the outfit, I have always liked the color purple, in all possible shades. This color hasn’t been out there for a while, but as you have probably seen it’s back! All winter the shops were full of it! Now the purple-trend is a bit lighter and brighter, since spring is on it’s way.
And thank God it’s spring soon! This morning I actually heard the birds singing outside. It was pretty early and cold, but that doesn’t stop the small passionate singers. I can imagine it’s a bit warmer here in Italy than Norway tho.. so I’m not complaining.


– N

To be addicted


the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance or activity.


Yes. I, like any other human being, have an addiction. I figured out that there is actually something I can not live without, besides my family, love, food and water. This thing gives me huge pleasure and happiness. Butterflies to a whole new level.



TRAVELING! I love to travel. Nothing new, I know, but seriously, if I won´t be able to travel at least 3 times a year, I´ll get depressed. Normally I pick out the places to visit randomly and buy the ticket the same day. Now, you may think that´s a bit crazy, but for me… it´s pure joy!



I just moved to Italy, and I was in Leeds some days ago visiting a good friend of mine, Iva. A lot of people asked me: “Didn´t you just move to Italy? Why are you suddenly in England?” Like it wasn’t enough with the moving and all, haha. Well, that´s just me! Have to travel when I get the opportunity and the free time. Where do you think I am all summer? OUT EXPLORING THE WORLD OF COURSE! Last summer it felt like the airport was my home.



Anyways, Iva and I have been talking about this trip for probably 2 years, and it finally happened last week. To be honest I just booked the ticket without much thinking, because it was about time that I finally visited England again.

My visit was great, and we had so much fun! I finally ate delicious Bulgarian and British food again. We did a lot of shopping, photoshoots, sightseeing, partying, catching up and much more. Iva and I haven’t seen each other in about 3 years, so it was really nice to see her again, and of course have some loco moments together like good old days.



I also visited York, my old home that I had for one year when I exchanged during High School. So many memories, so much nostalgia.. I really love returning to places with past experiences.
So, tell me! Are you a travel junkie as well?

– N








French with a twist. Actually I feel like this outfit is a soup of sporty, chic and tomboy. A total street style look.

You have probably all noticed that the french beret is back in business, and I just have to say that I love it! When I was in Bulgaria for the holidays, I bought berets in several different colors. I just couldn’t keep my hands off them, and to be honest you can style a beret with all kinds of styles. You just have to dare to try!

– N

Emerging Talents

There are many talents out there when it comes to making artistic fashion, and I was lucky enough to meet some of them at the Tariel Bisharian showroom in Milano some while ago. It was an exciting and interesting evening where I got to talk to some of the emerging designers and also the showroom owner himself. They all gave me an insight into their road to where they are today, and also the story behind their design.



All of the designers were amazing and talented, but there were 3 designers that really caught my eye. They really knew how to play with fashion, and experiment with fabric and silhouette.



The mix of opposite fabrics together creates an artistic fantasy and a beautiful vision. Nea Sandi is an Iranian brand based in Tehran under the creative direction of Negar Sanadizadeh, and represents craftmanship, quality, delicacy, and style. The clothes fit in the modern lifestyle of modern women who are their main consumers. The ready-to-wear woman´s capsule collection “HAFEZ” is inspired by contemporary art, paintings of the famous artist Mahmoud Farshchian, and craftsmanship. Art pieces of Mahmoud Farshchian provided a limitless inspiration for the designer with prints and shapes. Persian music instruments in the artist´s paintings inspired this collection in terms of the use of real leather and leather prints.






A colorful world of Armenian art. What an amazing combination of colors and images! Artuyt create scarves of silk with Armenian contemporary artist´s paintings and collages. One scarf takes a full of 2 months to complete. The new Capsule Collection 2018 was inspired by one of the greatest artists of the 20th-century, Sergei Parajanov and his collages.



Roberta Cenci

A really interesting and creative footwear design. The Roberta Cenci shoes reflect a woman in her image: energetic, stubborn and versatile. A woman can be now equally relaxed in the various moments of the day, without giving up their femininity. This unique design is expressed by the combination of colors, leather and jewelry, which represents the precious and elegant distinctive. The designer herself says that meticulousness and passion is the key for positioning every element, every detail and every stitch.




These designers made art into fashion and fashion into art. Perfect!

– N

All in Le Coq Sportif

In collaboration with Why Not AS / Le Coq Sportif.








It´s a “kick-off” kind of day. I made myself a heathy lunch (tuna salad) and put on my sporty Le Coq Sportif outfit. Oh, and I also decided to have myself a long weekend after the moving to Italy and all the new vibes, so I woke up 11:30 today. Good start of the day actually! Wish it was like this almost every day..

Anyways, Le Coq Sportif is one of my favorite sport brands, and this new set really caught my eye. Feel pretty cool in it, as you can see. Hah.


– N

My favorite series from Rituals…

This post contains press samples // Mildhpress

I have used Rituals products for a long time, and my favorites (of all time) are from the series called The Ritual of Anahata. I use these products every time I shower, want to give my skinn a little treatment or have myself some spa-time. Rituals are perfect for home-spa by the way, all the fragrances make you completely relaxed while leaving your skin shiny and soft.





Rituals has released a new and limited edition series called The Ritual of Anahata, and I have to say that I really love it! The products contain the fragrances Rosewood (which is closely linked to the heart chakra and is known to contain healing and soothing energy) and Pine (provides energy to keep a steady course in difficult times + renews both physical and mental energy). Perfect if you wish to slow down while you have a busy time after the holidays. It´s really important to stop and reflect sometimes, and also to relax once in a while, so you can regain your balance in life again. That´s exactly what The Ritual of Anahata is designed for, to help you slow down and embrace the diversity of the human soul. I really feel like this fragrance does that for me. Every time I shower or meditate while using the products from the Anahata series, I feel immediately relaxed and light, like my senses are opening up. Maybe it´s the smell, I don´t know, but it is really working.



Body scrub

Heart enchanting body scrub. First of all I use the body scrub, to remove impurities and dead skinn. I also feel like I´m removing bad vibes actually, hehe. This scrub is leaving my skinn so soft that the shower foam feels even better on my skinn afterwards.



Relax while showering

Heart opening shower foam. This shower foam has a soft texture and of course it smells amazing. They say that this smell enhancers your mood and helps you to relax  your heart, body and mind.


Body cream

Spread the love body cream. After having a shower, I use the relaxing moisturizer to extend the same scent experience.


Meditation candle

Illuminate your heart candle. This rosewood and pine scented candle is “the thing” if you want a warm and relaxing atmosphere in the room while your are meditating or studying. I really love to use it while I´m blogging or reading a book, but I am actually lighting it every evening for about 30 minutes to get that scent in the room.


The perfume 

For Her and for Him. Before going out I always spray on with this amazing scent, so I can continue to feel good and calm. Rituals have created two perfumes, for Women and for Men. They are a little bit different, but to be honest I like using both of them, since the perfume for Men is actually Unisex. It´s of course more masculine, but not so much that it doesn’t fit on a woman as well.


I think that The Ritual of Anahata is the perfect gift when you want to do something extra for yourself or others. Show your family and friends that you care about their wellbeing, and buy them a product that their mind and body will enjoy!



– N

The Roman Stadium












The Stadium of Trimontium in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, was built in the beginning of the 2nd century AD during the reign Emperor Hadrian (117-138), and is among the largest structures from the time of the Ancient Rome in the Balkan peninsula. The stadium is one of the many preserved buildings from the time of the Roman empire in Plovdiv. The facility, approximately 240 m (790 ft) m long and 50 m wide, could seat up to 30 000 spectators, and the seats are made of solid marble blocks (40 cm high and 75 cm wide), not to mention that the front parts are decorated with stylized lion paws. I mean, how cool is that? So big and so old, but still so stable. Today, the northern curved part of the Stadium (sfendona) is partially restored and is one of the most recognizable landmarks of Plovdiv.
It´s seriously amazing, so if you are ever in Plovdiv, you have to visit this masterpiece. It´s a “must see”. The stadium is located in the centre of Plovdiv, under the main pedestrian street, so it´s quite central. But only the northern end of the edifice can be observed at Dzhumayata Square, because the larger portion still lies beneath the buildings along the main street, running south from the visible part. By the way, now it’s the right time to plan your trip to Plovdiv. Because in 2019 Plovdiv will be the cultural capital of Europe, and it´s getting more and more magnificent. 

Now, about the outfit, I decided to be a little bit more spontaneous with this one. In the beginning I thought of choosing a gray or a black sweater, to match with the rest of the outfit, but then I followed my gut and changed into a green military pattern hoodie to make it a bit mishmash. I love to play with patterns and silhouettes, and make the outfit “crazy”. That´s just my style.


– N

A new life is waiting

In 2 weeks time I´m moving abroad. Say whaaat? Yes, that’s right, I’m moving, and hopefully for good. I can´t say anything for sure, because no one knows what the future holds and everything can happen, but I will finally follow my dreams in Italy. As I have mentioned earlier, Italy has always been in my heart. I’ve always felt good there for some reason. I do not quite know why, but it’s a damn good feeling.



I decided to move earlier than planned. The reason why I didn’t share this with you guys until now is because I wanted to be 100% sure that I was going, and it all happened pretty quickly actually. I already had plans to move there after the summer to take a masters degree in fashion, but then I began to speed up things a bit. I mean, why not just go out there now? Nothing is holding me back here in Norway anymore, and I have postponed it long enough, so..

In any case, I must learn the language first, so that´s why I decided to move now, to learn Italian before I start my masters in Milano. I applied for the school, got accepted, found me a place to live and bought a one way ticket. So I’m on it, and while I’m learning the language, I want to explore the Italian fashion industry, and have already started on some projects. You probably remember all my trips to Italy in 2017, well, I didn´t just take a vacay, but I also went to do some work that you will see more of in the year to come. So 2018 looks bright right now. Of course I’m a little scared and have thousands of different thoughts swimming around my head at once, but at the same time I can´t wait to start a new and exciting adventure. New year, new life. I´m ready!



I hope you all will continue to follow me on my crazy journey, it´s gonna be one hell of a ride! And as some of us know, an adventurous heart never changes.

– N

Red for the Holidays







Merry Christmas, with a little delay. The time here in Bulgaria is passing by so fast and the schedule is full with stuff to do, people to see and things to buy. Holidays with family is always like that, but I love it!

Guess what, this red dress is as old as me… 23 years! My mum wore it on New Year’s eve 1994, and my grandmother chose to keep it in her closet until now. I decided to wear it on Christmas Eve, and styled it with the colors black and burgundy to achieve that Rock Chick/Punk vibe. It´s not often you see me in a typical vintage dress, but this one is different, maybe because it’s my mom´s (now mine, hehe). I don´t know, but I really like it, and it´s different, so…
The shoulder pads are still a part of the dress, as you can see. A trend that slowly starts to come back, so let´s say hello to the 1980’s, once again!

– N

Flying home for Christmas

Endelig skal jeg også få feiret jul og nyttår med hele familien min, noe jeg ikke har gjort på nærmere 10 år eller mer. Jeg får fortsatt den misunnelses følelsen hver jul av å se venninner og bekjente feire hjemme hos besteforeldrene sine eller ha hele familien over på besøk. Som jeg har nevnt her på bloggen tidligere kommer jeg fra Bulgaria, og flyttet til Norge da jeg var 8 år gammel, dermed bor hele familien min der. Jeg feirer jul med mamma, pappa og lillesøster. Det er veldig koselig det, og jeg elsker feiringene våre sammen, men det er alltid noe som mangler, og det er nærværet til de eldste i familien som kan glede seg over de minste ting. Takk og lov for Skype, men jeg føler likevel ikke at det er nok. Det er stor forskjell mellom det å kunne få klemme sin bestemor og bestefar og ønske de en God Jul, og det å bare prates på skype i 1 time. Det er noe helt annet å gi besteforeldrene sine gaver og spise av den deilige julematen bestemor har brukt flere timer på å lage. Det finnes ikke bedre enn at HELE familien samles rundt bordet og bare lager så mye støy som overhodet mulig mens julemusikken i bakgrunn prøver å presse seg gjennom. Det kaller jeg JUL!



Jeg reiser allerede overimorgen, wohoo! Det blir så bra å endelig feire jul med tante, onkel, søskenbarn og besteforeldre igjen, pluss mamma, pappa og lillesøster. Jeg kan ikke vente! Det har vært et stort ønske for meg å føle på ren juleglede igjen, akkurat som jeg følte for 10 år siden, da jeg var… hjemme.

Håper også alle dere får feiret jul med hele familien i år, det er utrolig viktig, and the best thing in this world!

– N