December 21st, 2017
On My Mind

Lagom

Last December I posted on hygge, Danish for coziness, which we happily practiced a lot last winter. Now, the Swedes are getting in on the act with a book on lagom, the art of living a lifestyle of moderation.

Admittedly, I’m a bit obsessed with Scandinavia and it’s ways these days. There are currently a number of Scandinavian fashion designers and art directors who are making a huge impact on the industry right now—championing a spare design sensibility that I adore.

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PRADA

Small Sidonie top-handle tote bag

TOM FORD

Belted leather-trimmed twill jacket

THE ROW

Shelly stretch-cotton poplin tank

THE ROW

Flat-front skinny pants

MANOLO BLAHNIK

Atrita metallic leather sandals

THE ROW

Lorna crewneck long-sleeve midi dress

VALENTINO GARAVANI

The Rockstud Spike medium appliquéd leather shoulder bag

BOTTEGA VENETA

Paneled cotton and silk-blend midi dress

ROCHAS

Bow-trimmed satin slingback pumps

CHLOÉ

Ribbon-tie silk blouse

CHLOÉ

Slim-leg wool-blend trousers

SAINT LAURENT

Woven trench coat

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  • My husband and I go to Gothenburg in Sweden every few years (friends used to live there) and last summer also took the train over to Copenhagen for a few days. I absolutely love Sweden and will buy this book immediately, so thank you.
    Thank you also for another year of great images, ideas and thoughts Preston, look forward to KiC and Palais every day. Hope you and your beautiful family have a joyous holiday together, very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. All the best. ❤️

    SueMDecember 22nd, 2017  9:22 AM

     
  • Anything that gives us pause to think about how we live and how to make it a little better sounds good! SueM makes such kind comments above – I can’t think of anything to add except a heartfelt Merry Christmas to all!

    PaulaDecember 23rd, 2017  2:46 AM

     
  • Thank you, Sue, for your sweet comment- means the world to me! A very Merry Christmas and New Year to you and yours, xp

    PrestonDecember 23rd, 2017  9:07 AM

     
  • Merry Christmas Preston!

    disneyrollergirlDecember 24th, 2017  6:25 PM

     

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