Hello, I'm back from Copenhagen and having spent a long glorious weekend at home, catching up on washing and of course cuddling the heck out of Goldie and Gene, I've just spent a solid full two days sat at my laptop, minus tea breaks and the necessary "squeeze Gene's thighs" break. But heck, this is probably my most productive laptop week this year and it feels DAMN good. I've managed to tick off ~almost~ everything off my to-do list and I am buzzing about it.
Copenhagen was honestly SO damn good. I always get anxious before trips nowadays, I'm putting it down to having children and feeling bad (not guilty) about leaving them, but I always know how good these work trips are for me, especially ones such as fashion week as they really work to fill my cup, to bombard me with inspiration and it's always so wonderful to catch up with friends, get stuck into styling looks that are a teeny bit different to my day-to-day get ups and just be me for a couple of days.
It was COLD this time and every look was accompanied by thermal tops, leggings and socks, but it was wonderful and yet again I fell in love with Copenhagen, what a truly spectacular city filled with some of the most fashionable people I've ever seen and with the most delicious restaurants and cafe's, I think of any other city I've visited. This was my fifth time in the city and I really felt like I was a lil bit of a local this time around, knowing my bearings, where I enjoyed visiting and being able to offer really fab recommendations of restaurants and bars. Whilst it's always fab to visit somewhere new, there is something super comforting about a city that once felt so alien to you, suddenly feeling like a home from home.
I know you may have seen what I wore across Instagram and/or TikTok but I wanted to dedicate a lil blogpost to my Copenhagen fashion week looks as first of all, I absolutely loved all of them, and secondly so all links are here in one handy place for you guys.
This first look was my travel look; a quick 1hr45 flight from Manchester to Copenhagen and what I decided to spend the first day exploring wearing. The Wales Bonner x Adidas tracksuit bottoms have been SUCH A GOOD purchase for me. Since becoming a mum for the second time, I'm really leaning into comfort and outfits that take minimal thinking, styling and time to get in to, mainly on weekends or on the days we're going out as a family of four. I've gotta be comfortable and usually I've got to get ready pretty speedily. That's where trousers like this come into play. They're insanely comfortable, easy to style and I personally think they look absolutely AWESOME! I've been styling them super casually for the most part but I am inspired to try them with heeled boots and a crisp white shirt for more of an elevated look real soon.
Next up we have a look that is probably my favourite look I've worn in a while. I just felt so like me and I loved that it combined a masculine touch but with Avril Lavigne energy... She was my everything when I was 10.
A rather relaxed silhouette paired with typically "masculine" and "smart" elements made for my dream look. I've always gravitated to a more masculine feel with my looks and this is of course ticking those boxes TENFOLD!
Oh hello Megan with a slicked back hair-do... There really is a first time for everything. It was SO FREAKING LIBERATING to free the forehead at non other than Copenhagen fashion week! This look just really needed a slick bun as it was giving ballerina, sugar plum fairy vibes, and a low bun with no fuss of fringe, really was the finishing touch to yet another favourite look of mine.
This particular Stine Goya co-ord has done me proud for many-an-occassion. Team Goya often release this duo in various prints and finishes each season and honestly, it always makes me feel truly fabulous! I paired it with an off-white high neck from H&M for a touch of warmth and then good ole socks and flats... Love it or hate it, you know by now that I am a socks STAN!
Finishing off the Danish fashion fanfare with a Saks Potts coat that I got in the Harvey Nichols sale last summer and, it was a STEAL! I always feel so great in these coats, so it's fun to have the most gorgeous blue colour in my collection.
Another icy blue/powder blue situation, this time combined with lots of grey... What a winning colour combo eh! I was inspired to style this kinda of look due to browsing the H&M website and stumbling across the gorgeous co-ord (also available in matching trousers)
You know me well enough by now to know that I feel fab in waistcoats, so it felt like a no brainer of a look for me at fashion week, and of course a combo I would get tonnes of wear out of at home.
Combining my old faithful & Other Stories coat with a new COS bag and New Balance trainers, of course with some fun thrown in with a complimenting pair of blue tights and a lil ribbon in my hair. I absolutely LOVED this look.
& here we have my final look of the week, a look fit for many things but today it was my final morning of exploring Copenhagen and travel home to my babies outfit.
A cap was absolutely necessary as I'd had my hair scraped back for the Rotate x Belvedere party the night before and to say it was waxy is quite the understatement.
Pairing a simple jumper and jeans look with a gorgeous structured navy coat by Whistles and a pair of Gucci loafers is one of my all time favourite looks. It's smart yet relaxed, comfortable yet looks as though some effort was made, an absolute outfit formula of mine right now.
Of course we had to throw in some sort of print, this time leopard print in the form of this absolutely awesome M&S tote bag, it's such a goodie for travelling, for work days and I'm sure for gym days too... But she is not in her gym era right now sadly.
Anyway, what do you think to my Copenhagen fashion week looks? Any doing it for you? Any you're keen to try?
Lots of love,