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Ninja traveller. Seamlessly travels between Stockholm, Shanghai, Zurich and France. Late nights in the city and early morning countryside life. Fashion, beauty, reflections, portraits and inspiration.

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  • Marshall and Deadwood held the mother of a party a couple of weeks back to celebrate the release of Marshalls new speaker, Kilburn II

    On stage were Les Big Byrd, Dungen and Tussilago and I brought my awesome friend (and previous Marshall model) Elias for a fun night out. I love their speakers, and this one comes with new design, slightly higher price, but better sound. 



    Love, Christine Deckert
  • Happy Friday, lovelies!

    Fall is here and it's beautiful as ever. A couple of weekends ago we fled to the countryside to harvest plums, berries and chanterelles and it was such a relaxing treat. I'm sure you've all been there, when you feel that work piles are just growing, the city is louder than ever and the sound of a ringing phone just makes you want to smash a big and beautiful cake (or a glass bottle - whatever tickles your clit) in the wall. 

    So I felt that. And see, the forest always saves me, it does. 


    Love, Christine Deckert
  • A while back, Cartier hosted a fabulous soirée at The Royal Opera in Stockholm to promote their premiere opening on November 8. They had a VR team on site so we could experience what the shop will look like and it felt contemporary whilst leaving room for the cosier parts of Scandinavian lifestyle. How about “fika” at Cartier, lovelies? 

    Cyrille Vigneron, CEO of Cartier was interviewed by lovely Emilia De Poret on stage about where the brand is heading, their core values and their timeless design. On exhibit were some historical and rather mesmerizing Cartier items that had been lent by their owners for this very occasion. I don't think I've ever seen that many diamonds in the same room before. 

    It was such a cinderella moment when Ruinart and high heels at the castle turned in to a pumpkin (well, Taxi Stockholm but close enough) that took me home to clean my apartment before my open house the next day. Buying and selling homes is a full time job for sure, lovelies. But I can tell you one thing. Vacuum cleaning and getting your rubber gloves on sure feels more delightful if you´ve been sent home with a miniature bottle of Cartier Champagne. 


    Love, Christine Deckert


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