Stockholm Blogger Caroline Blomst Of Caroline's Mode On Her Swedish Style Tips

05 November 2012 by

To celebrate the [a href="http://rekorderlig.eventbrite.co.uk/?gclid=CM2X077_t7MCFe7MtAodwScASw" target="_blank">Rekorderlig Winter Forest Bar[/a] in Spitalfields which is open until November 6th we caught up with Stockholm-based blogger  Caroline Blomst of [a href="http://carolinesmode.com/" target="_blank">Caroline's Mode[/a] to talk about how we Brits can pull off uber chic Scandinavian style. From The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo to the buzz around new H&M launch [a href="/fashion/archive/2012/09/27/h-ms-new-fashion-brand---other-stories-will-launch-in-spring-2013.htm">'& Other Stories'[/a], Swedish culture is definitely having a bit of a moment. Find out what brands and pieces make a Swedish girl's wardrobe tick with the Stockholm Street Style blogger...

Grazia Daily: How would you describe Swedish style?

Caroline: Stockholm meets Paris. Minimalistic yet chic!

Grazia Daily: In what ways it is different from British style?

Caroline: It's more relaxed, simple and effortless.

Grazia Daily: How did Stockholm Street Style start?

Caroline: I really enjoy watching people and getting inspired by people whose style I like, so I thought I’d start a blog about the community of Stockholm Street Style for everyone else to see. The internet is worldwide so everyone can see it. And I think Stockholm is very fashionable, so it’s nice just to share this with everyone else. Daniel (my partner) really loves taking photos, and I really love watching people so it was like a good combination with the blog, it was a great medium for us to use.

Grazia Daily: What is a typical Swedish outfit?

Caroline: At the moment, in Stockholm, it's all about layering over skinny jeans or leather trousers.

Grazia Daily: Which Swedish fashion brands should we watch out for?

Caroline:
1. Altewai Saome for their simplicity and high level of fashion.
2. Gina Tricot for catwalk design on the high street.
3. Rika by Swedish designer, Ulrika Lundgren.

Grazia Daily: Which items should every stylish Swede have in their wardrobe?

Caroline: At the moment...
1. A warm coat (by BZR)
2. A pair of loose fitted leather pants (by Weekday or Mango)
3. Simple tees and lace tops (by Gina Tricot)
4. A pair of statement boots (by Isabel Marant)

Grazia Daily: Tell us your beauty tips for the winter weather?

Caroline: I love the new fall collection by Chanel, featuring brown nail varnish with a hint of red (Vertigo), and moisture-rich lipstick with just a tint of brown (Rouge Coco Shine in Chic).


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