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Outfit details:

  • Sweater - loft
  • Headband (tie from dress) & dress (as top) - charlie jade
  • Skirt - loft
  • Tights - target
  • Booties - seychelles
  • Bag - DIY (see below)
  • Necklace & bracelet - gift & vintage

DIY Stencilled Tote Bag:

Recreate the look with Katherine's Simple Stenciled Tote Bag tutorial:



How would you describe your style?

I feel like I merge cute and quirky with classic style. I like more traditional shapes, like circle skirts and cardigans, but tend to lean towards prints with animals and quirky little accessories.

What's your favourite piece in your wardrobe?

My custom made Star Wars dress from Rusty Cuts on Etsy has to be my favorite piece. It fits me like it was made for me (because it was!), features my favorite character R2-D2, and perfectly shows off my back tattoo and still allows me to wear a normal bra. It's perfection in dress form.

Who are your style icons?

I really look up to a variety of people. Zooey Deschanel, Cassey Ho from Blogilates, and Rebecca of the Clothes Horse are all people I look up to.


Do you have any favourite designers?

I really love looking at Etsy for independent designers - my favorite handbags are handmade in leather by Vahalla Brooklyn. There are quite a few brands that design for Anthropologie that I can't get enough of - like Girls From Savoy. Kate Spade is probably my favorite overall designer brand - the fun colors, great use of fonts, and quirky twists on items have always had me smitten. 

Where are your favourite places to shop for new clothes clothes?

I scour sites like Modcloth, Anthropologie, and Asos fairly often. I live in a very small city and don't have a wide variety of options for shopping, so I tend to buy almost all of my clothing online.


Do you make or customise your outfits?

In the past, I have made skirts and dresses, but I have learned to pick and choose my hobbies. I still knit all of my knit wear and have tons of scarves, hats, mittens, and dog sweaters that pop up on my blog in the colder months. I will whip out my sewing machine on special occasions, like to sew my dog a bow tie.


Do you have any great tips for mixing up and personalising an outfit?
  

I believe in wearing the same thing a lot more than twice, just in different iterations. If I have a dress, I try and think of at least 5 different ways to wear it. I do this when considering a purchase as well. Playing around with pattern mixing has really changed my ability to wear things in different ways. I also love adding different jewelry pieces to an outfit - a large statement necklace can create a completely different look than a small charm necklace for instance.



Follow Katherine on CO+K to keep up with her projects and check out her blog, of corgis & cocktails »

Reykjavík, Iceland •

The best thing about living in Reykjavík is that everything you need is within walking distance, wether you need a craft store, walk by the sea or some great coffee. Also there are cute cats everywhere!



Craft Finds »

We really want to try making our own string art - it looks so pretty!

Check out the how-to from Sweet Nicks »

Outfit details:

  • T-shirt - refashioned by me (see below)
  • Black skinny jeans - Vero Moda
  • Peeptoe heels - vintage from my Mother's yout

DIY Heart Cutout T-Shirt

Recreate the look with Hanna's DIY Heart Cutout T-Shirt tutorial:



How would you describe your style?

I think my style is constantly evolving, but I guess I do have some signature lines to my style, that haven't changed fo years and that probably never will. I like simple and classic pieces with a hint of retro and romantic to them. I love pretty dresses and cute cardigans, but I wear a lot of pants in my everyday outfits. Mostly simple skinny jeans paired with a cute top and a cardigan. 

What's your favourite piece in your wardrobe?

My favorites change constantly. I keep finding new things I'd forgotten about in my closets and then all of a sudden I can't remember what I wore before that. I think this heart cutout t-shirt is actually one of my current favorites. I'm not a t-shirt kind of gal usually, but the heart shape makes it just cute and romantic enough for my style. It's perfect! And, I acquired my first pair of skinny jeans a couple of months ago (yes, my first pair) and they've come my favorite pair ever.


Who are your style icons?

That's a hard question. I don't think I have style icons per se, but I do admire people who have their distinct style and can carry themselves gracefully. I love when a woman know her worth and is confident in her style. 

Do you have any favourite designers?

I wouldn't say I have any favorites, I like a lot of designers' work. I like Estonian young eco-conscious designers who make their collections from cast off materials. That's very inspiring.

Where are your favourite places to shop for new clothes clothes?

I rarely buy new clothes. Once a year I do the sin of going into H&M. I always feel guilty afterwards because of their production methods, but since I'm a student on a budget and I don't have time to make all my clothing myself, I have to get a few basics for cheap. 


Do you make or customise your outfits?

Most of my clothing and shoes is thrifted and refashioned by me. I used to make a lot of my clothing from scratch, but I quickly became hoarding new fabric, which I didn't have time to turn into clothing. So I turned to thrifting and refashioning. I still make garments from scratch from time to time, but I mostly use materials I already have.

Do you have any great tips for mixing up and personalising an outfit?  

I have a series on my blog called "Wardrobe reinvention", which has taught me a lot about mixing up my outfits. I think you should have fun with your clothing and be really creative about how you wear it. A skirt can be worn not only as a skirt and you can mix up a dull outfit by putting your sweater on backwards. Accessories are great for adding some personality to any outfit. It's all about trying new things and having a lot of fun.


Follow Hanna on CO+K to keep up with her projects and check out her blog at Pearls & Scissors »

Recipe Finds »

These macaroons look so delicious. Have you tried baking any macaroons yet?
Check out the recipe from Barbara Bakes »

Craft Finds »

Surely everyone needs a bowler hat with cat ears, right? Well let's all make one just incase!

Check out the how-to from Now That's Pretty »

Outfit details:

  • Dress - Shareen Vintage
  • Silver robe - Thrifted and Modern
  • Shoes - Swedish Hasbeens in Silver

5 Min Wreath

Recreate the look with Justina's 5 Min Wreath tutorial:



How would you describe your style?

Globoh (global/bohemian)

What's your favourite piece in your wardrobe?

yikes. that's tough. Right now I'd say it's this dress by Free People.

Who are your style icons?

Frida Kahlo, Peggy Moffit

Do you have any favourite designers?

Right now I'd say Isabel Marant, Suno and Stella Jean.

Where are your favourite places to shop for new clothes clothes?

Free People, Plumo, Pretty Mommy, Etsy.

Do you make or customise your outfits?

Not usually but sometimes I will cut things up a bit or add belts and things where they don't always belong. 

Do you have any great tips for mixing up and personalising an outfit?  

I'm a big fan of mixing brights: I love to wear blue shoes, green pants, pink top, orange jacket--for example--so long as they are all solids, they'll never clash.  I also love to mix prints, and layer layer layer. I like to think about the balance of my outfits as well--if I'm wearing something simple, I'll add a chunky necklace to add punch. If I'm wearing something crazy, I'll wear my hair pulled back in a bun to not distract from the outfit. I have been known to use scarves in all kinds of crazy ways too (as belts, head wraps, tops...) and I'm not afraid to wear more than one scarf at a time, either!


Make sure to check out Justina's blog at JustinaBlakeney.com »

We love these Easter bunny macarons. Did you do any baking for today?
Check out the recipe from raspberri cupcakes »

This is such a great way to decorate eggs!

Check out the how-to from Meet the Dubiens »

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