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Omtura backpack

For a long time I have been eyeing on the beautiful creations from Omtura, the Israeli label that creates minimalistic and architectural looking artisanal bags from leather. I read that the designer Anton Edelshtein finds his inspiration sources from shamanism, futurism and urbanism, and that can definitely be seen on the interesting shapes and designs of the bags which almost look like something straight out of a scifi movie.

A week ago I celebrated my birthday and it seems that my wish was granted, as this beautiful grey Omtura backpack found it’s way to my home and into my heart. I’m still in a total awe about it and it’s no wonder that the bag has already gathered many fans and definitely turns heads everywhere I go. Just take a look and you will understand.





Backpack: Omtura
Wool coat: Area di Barbara Bologna
Asymmetric drop crotch pants / skirt: Area di Barbara Bologna
Cashmere beanie: COS
Wool & silk scarf: Global
Fingerless gloves: Lost & Found
Zip up boots: Guidi

Pyrrha jewelry shoot

This fall Flux. teamed up and organized a photo shoot with the fascinating Pyrrha jewelry line. Pyrrha stems from Vancouver, where the designer couple Wade Papin and Danielle Wilmore handcraft their heavy duty jewelry inspired by old wax seals they found in a box some years ago.

Talismans are what the brand is most known for, but the collection also features rings, bracelets and necklaces with their signature antique patina. This year they have also made a special collection in collaboration with HBO for the Game of Thrones series, which includes talismans and rings each symbolizing the Great Houses of Westeros.

All the pieces are made from sterling silver and gold, and are handmade in Canada. Pyrrha’s jewelry is sold worldwide at stores such as Liberty of London, Fred Segal LA, Le Bon Marche Paris, United Arrows of Japan as well as at their Pyrrha flagship store in Los Angeles.



Pictures by: Adela Vrana

Button up shirt: Ann Demeulemeester
Skort: Rick Owens
Boots: Guidi
Bag: &Other Stories
Beanie: Area di Barbara Bologna
Jewelry: Pyrrha

Postcards from Italy

Last year I already declared my love for the Tuscan countryside after visiting my dear friend Barbara from the label Area di Barbara Bologna. When the opportunity arose to pay another visit to her studio and the surrounding cities Florence, Pisa and Lucca, I didn’t hesistate for long. This time around I was accompanied by friends and experienced a totally new side of Florence, a city which I can wholeheartedly claim now as one of the most beautiful places in Europe. Whether it is the relaxed “dolce far niente” athmosphere, fantastic food, friendly people or the amazing surrounding nature, this is where my soul is at ease. There are not too many places left in the world that make your heart skip a beat, or rather create a calm, stress free pulse. It’s no wonder I’m already getting an itch to visit Tuscany again.









Blazer: Ann Demeulemeester
Top: Ilaria Nistri
Skirt: H&M
Beanie: Area di Barbara Bologna
Shoes: Silent by Damir Doma
Bag:&Other Stories

Take me back to Atlantic City

Facing now the darkest times of the year, these cold and damp shortest of days, the only reasonable thing is to get cozy under the blankets with some hot tea in one hand and a good book in the other. If there was a chance to turn back time, I would probably place myself on the streets of New York or heck, on the deserted but warm beach of Atlantic City which was our next stop after DC. Apart from the wild casinos and nightclubs (fist pump Jersey Shore style, yeah buddy!) , this city offers a beautiful seaside and taking a walk on that famous boardwalk, you can almost feel the history and the smell of bootlegged whisky around you. No Nucky Thompson and the crew at sight though; what a pity.

Dress: Rick Owens Wedges: Rick Owens

Leather jacket: RIck Owens Dress: Divided Boots: Guidi Bag: D. Jensen

Photography by: D. Jensen

 

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