Scandinavian Fashion Diary: August 2023
By Åsa H. Aaberge | Press photos
August is like the Sunday of summer. It is still warm but the air is a tad breezier, and the daily rhythm is leisurely. In fashion, August marks the beginning of a new season – a great time to go back to basics.
Liz Hoops by Tom Wood
A great way to upgrade any outfit is a pair of go-to earrings. The Liz hoops from Norwegian jewellery brand Tom Wood are just that. Made of durable sterling silver and in a timeless design, these will be a go-to for years to come.
Liz Hoops, €229
Breezy shirt by Djerf Avenue
The versatility of a blue cotton button-down shirt is next to endless. It can be dressed up and down, buttons open or closed, sleeves rolled up or not. It makes the perfect garment for August when summer days in the Nordics are getting cooler. Opt for a slightly looser fit to add comfort and style, and wear tucked into jeans, over skirts, or solo for lazy mornings at the summer cabin.
Breezy Shirt, €109
Slip Dress by FWSS
Add a slip dress to the list of classic transition pieces. We love to bring it into all seasons, as it can be worn under a sweater, over a shirt, with boots, strappy heels, or with flip-flops.
Bias Slip dress, €249
Boots by ATP Atelier
Trust a pair of suede, beige ankle boots to elevate your look. They add a bit of height and chicness to jeansand-t-shirt outfits, whilst still being comfortable for long days of city strolling or at work.
Praia Ankle Boots, €500
Cardigan by Holzweiler
A heavy cotton cardigan is an ideal warming layer for rainy days or humid afternoons. The Andreas cardigan from Oslo brand Holzweiler has ribbed details and a summery sand striped pattern.
Andreas Wave Cardigan, €320
Sneakers by Eytys
The Santos sneaker from Swedish Eytys is the label’s contemporary take on a 1970s athletic shoe. Made of white vegan leather, a rubber sole and with a pop of colour detail, they are comfortable and cool.
Santos Sneakers, €210
T-shirt by The Product Oslo
A basic white tee is a wardrobe hero. This bamboo viscose and cotton blend tee from The Product Oslo feels extra gentle on the skin. The v-neck is perfect under a shirt or sweater, and worn on its own on balmy August afternoons.
V-neck, €49 euro
Outfit by NN07
A denim jacket, shirt, and white jeans in your wardrobe can get you a long way. Each of these cotton pieces from NN07 looks great together but can be worn in multiple ways separately. The short-sleeved cotton shirt has cute embroidery and the jeans come in soft cotton, light enough for summer days.
Vince Denim Jacket, €215
Julio Embroidered Shirt, €160
Sonny Jeans, €160
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