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Inside The Home of a Copenhagener

| August 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Ever wondered what it looks like – inside of a typical Copenhagen apartment house like this? Jan De Wilde and Magnum photographer Olivia Arthur decided to find out…

From the outside all the buildings are the same. But when I talked to the people who live there, I recognized an enormous diversity and sense of solidarity. Everybody I spoke to talked about how much they like living there and that they all have a lot of family history which started there long ago. Many families and relatives live in the same building. Everybody shares a connection and communal place.
- Jan De Wilde

I think the photos are amazing. The apartments reveal the genuine personality of many Copenhageners; relaxed, openminded – with a sense of minimalistic and cool style. What do you think? Enjoy :)

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LOL – typical informal Copenhagenish: Airing out the comforter in public. The Danish way of laundry lines between the Italian houses!

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Small ceramic and glass animals. My immediate guess here is this particular apartment belongs to an elderly Copenhagen lady.

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Young guy cooking. The average Copenhagen kitchen is typically small and narrow – the square meters are in favor of the living room.

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Copenhagen guy chilling in a typical Danish sofa; soft and in neutral colors, pimped by a colorful sofa cushion.

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Classic Copenhagenish: Wooden floors – NO wall to wall carpets, please. And a designer chair.

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Love it! The general subtle colors of the houses are often mixed with a bright facade.

 

See more Copenhagen photos from Jan De Wilde

 

 

Great Friends and Copenhagen Cocktails at Ruby

| August 17, 2014 | 41 Comments
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Nat, me and Sofie – smiling to the bartender? :D

Hello there ;) Last night sipping – well, haha, I mean slurping cocktails at Ruby was a blast, and right now when writing this post I’m so tired. And SO happy! It’s all worth the hangover to party big time with good friends.

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Yummie!! This drink is named Pisco Sour – not too sweet and deliciously slightly bitter.

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Party chicks come ooon: Sanne, Dulle and Mille. Mille by the way designs the most lovely luxury scarves – have a look:

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Hey, back to the drinks! More coming up, and now the bartender starts looking a little diffused…

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Here’s smukke Sofie – she seems to have a good time!

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INFO:
Ruby
Nybrogade 10
1203 Copenhagen
Directions

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Heading for cocktails in #Copenhagen part 2... #tommyhilfiger

Earlier that day: On my way in my cocktail party dress. Love it!

What shoes to wear for my new Toyota AYGO

| August 14, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Well, hello there ;) I’d say Armani…

My Armanis & I ready for work at the blog office! #armani #loveshoes

I just texted AYGO to 1919 on my phone, and if I win this brand new colorful smartly designed little car, I’d go for a red one. Of course, LOL – like in my logo.

Yep, came to think of what matters most to me when choosing a car; it’s color and design. Is this a woman thing? I don’t care to know too much about the power of the engine and so on (well, haha, it has to be fast), but I also do care about my car being environmental friendly. Which goes for this new Toyota AYGO.

Crossing my fingers for me winning the car. And hey, Toyota, if you read this blog post, don’t hesitate to contact me for a sponsored car. I could extend my blogger’s work area from Copenhagen Inner City to 20 miles outside Copenhagen. And travel nicely around with my bright red AYGO CPH BLONDEish car. Hey, well, at least consider it (;

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YES, finally on Amazon: Preorder my new Copenhagen ebook!

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Amazon Copenhagen Hidden Gems

Well, hello there ;) I’m SO excited, Copenhagen friend. Finally… my first ebook on Copenhagen – hidden gems; where to eat, drink and have fun. 46 pages. On our Copenhagen Latin Quarter. Like a Copenhagen local!

I’ll tell you, publishing an ebook is not “just”.  Actually I planned on launching it June 1st – LOL. Now The For Real Launch will be September 1st. Oh well, good things don’t come quickly. But now it’s almost here, and the good news is…

You can preorder your new Copenhagen e-guide – right here on Amazon – will be delivered to you Sep. 1st

Looking so much forward to share my love for Copenhagen with you.

Ps. Don’t have an Amazon Kindle? No probs, get your free Kindle app so you can read it on your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Get out there and enjoy Copenhagen <3!

Peace & Love,
a-g xx

Potential cover 2 for my new ebook #CopenhagenHiddenGems

My 3 Favorite Skagen Watches

| August 9, 2014 | 49 Comments
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Photo: Henrik Damgaard

Well, hello there! Thomas and Mariza from Skagen Denmark visiting from the US – and they decide to explore Copenhagen on Velorbis rental bikes. Good choice ;)

They inspire me to take a closer online look at the beautiful Skagen watches.

Skagen Denmark’s stated corporate aim is to “bring Danish-inspired ideals to the world through design imbued with purpose, honesty and simplicity.”

1. Rose Gold Crystal
love this color. I would wear my white Tommy Hilfiger jeans and a white silky top to this pretty watch.

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2. Golden strap watch
Classic with a feminine twist. I would wear it together with nude colors for a sophisticated look.

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3.  Leather strap watch
What a beauty! I would wear this Ditte watch with jeans, a white tailored shirt and nude colored high heels. Perfect.

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Have a nice weekend wherever you live in the world (wide web), Copenhagen friend!

Peace & Love,
a-g

CPH BLONDE in Stockholm

| August 5, 2014 | 5 Comments
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Well, hello there ;) Having such a good time in wonderful Stockholm, beautiful capital of Sweden. First time ever. But not the last… already looking forward to next time!

Noticing a few differences in fashion and style… please have a look.

Peace & Love,
a-g

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The Copenhagen guys keep their hair almost shaved in the sides. The Stockholm dudes… they have a longer look.

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Didn’t see one typically Copenhagenish striped male sock in Stockholm!! However, a lot of Swedish male feet wearing short socks in soft leather moccasins.

So… what else did I do in Stockholm, except watching fashion?

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Went to snygga island Fejø for a few days to relax – and party. Just an hour travel from Stockholm – love it!

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LOL, one of the restaurant workers at Fejø though I looked “Copenhagenish” with this beady hairdo. Just did it to get curls.

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Aah… heading back home to CPH: Fresh fruit on the ferry from Helsingborg to Helsingør.

Unbelievable Copenhagen Morning Song: Opera to the people!

| July 31, 2014 | 4 Comments
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Well, hello there ;) On my way to Copenhagen hairdresser Lene Krarup this morning, to get J-Lo lashes & brows…

Where to get J-Lo lashes & eyebrows in #Copenhagen #LeneKrarup #velorbis

… I accidentally bumped into Morning Song, at 9ish today. At first I listened to a classic opera song. And then we all were singing Svante’s Min lykkelige morgenmy happy morning – brought happy chills down my spine!!

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Please don’t hesitate to step by Torvehallerne yourself between 9 and 10 am these days - the Copenhagen Opera Festival is calling. Sing along or just listen – I’m convinced you’ll burst with happiness the rest of the day.

Peace & Love,
a-g

 

What happened at Copenhagen Hipster Bridge this morning…

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Oh la lah, it’s really getting hot in Copenhagen these days (O;

Well, hello there ;) Let’s make the photos do the talking.

Love you guys!

Cheers,
a-g

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Watching these guys make me happy

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Stars & navy green – cool chica

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Our local Copenhagen Madonna xx

Oh Mother, relieve me from Hot Copenhagen with an…

| July 25, 2014 | 78 Comments
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My beautiful friend Mille is visiting from Dubai – she’d like to invite her bambinos for sourdough pizza at Mother. Good choice, M xx

… Aperol Spritz – at Mother restaurant! Temperatures flirting with 30 degrees Celcius now, we need to find tools on How To Chill. A cool Aperol Spritz is just one (lovely) solution :O)

Add olives & fresh bread and you’re ready to Copenhagen chill.

Info – go-go:
Mother
Høkerboderne 9-15
Copenhagen
Visit their Oh Mother website

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Ps. Hey, have a look at what I came home to in my Copenhagen garden today – my Rose of Sharon in full bloom <3:

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Oh, my lunch at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

| July 21, 2014 | 302 Comments
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What a day! Only 40 minutes by train from Copenhagen you find a piece of heaven on earth – get directions here. It’s called Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. And it’s spectacular – why not bring a picnic bag and start outside, enjoying the fresh air.

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My friend Mikaela brought a cooler bag with home baked scones, pizza, tapenade… and apple virgin bubbles!

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Haha, passing this fellow on the way to the restrooms ;)

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Artist Emil Nolde, a German painter and filmmaker (1867-1956) is enlightening the exhibition right now:

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And from New York School painter and printmaker Philip Guston (1913-1980) takes it away also. One of my personal Louisiana favorites.

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From the Louisiana entrance: Inviting, exciting – a must see when you’re in Copenhagen.

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Info:
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Gl Strandvej 1
3050 Humlebæk

Peace & Love,
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