Saturday, 25 October 2014

COFFEE HOUR



ZARA SHIRT / ZARA JEANS / VINTAGE SHIRT / REISS ANKLE BOOTS / DANIEL WELLINGTON WATCH

Saturday love to everyone out there, hoping you're all feeling relaxed and excited about the weekend. If you've been following along on twitter, you might have heard that I've been struggling a bit after a small incident with a water spill at my favourite café. Now if it wasn't because they simply mastered the art of iced coffees, they probably wouldn't find me coming back anytime soon. I've been quite unlucky with my equipment lately, but if there's one thing that doesn't fail me, it's that morning cuppa. Moving on, I've been completely crazy about these black REISS ponyskin ankle boots ever since I've got them. To be quite honest, I consider myself a very practical girl, but somehow these have managed to hit a soft spot with me and convinced me otherwise. Still standing!

HOPE YOU HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEKEND
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SARAH MIKAELA
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

UPDATE ON DARREN



An update from the post I did on Darren, a homeless man with such a kind heart walking around East London with his dog Autumn creating these amazing one off copper pieces. I was so lucky to have him make me the copper bracelet above, together with lots of small copper flowers as decoration which belong to his signature creations. To catch up on the story from the beginning if you missed out, please have a look here.

First of all, thanks to everyone who shares an interest in this project - if we have any chance of changing the world, taking part in our local environment and seeing how we can make a difference is there is always a good step. All of your comments and support has made me realize how possible it is for us to speak the voice of difference and for it to actually manifest into change.

Since meeting Darren, I've been incredibly keen to start this project with him, making his amazing one-off's available to buy online and for him to slowly get on his feet again. After he made me this bracelet, I gave him my name and number for him to call me on his very dated Nokia phone which he couldn't remember the number to. I reckon he must have lost it the first time, but when I weeks after found him again, with the message of all your lovely responses and your interests in supporting him, it was incredible to see how touched and happy he was. Once again I gave him my number, this time on a used paper cup.

I haven't seen him since and I think the number has been lost, or most likely that he can't afford the credit to contact me. I'm on the search yet again, and next time I find him I will make sure to act quickly as I know he is just as keen for this to happen as I am to get involved.

Darren is just one of many, many homeless, who often end up sleeping on the street. I've been collecting clothes to give to another East London homeless, Isa, and I thought, if any of you have unused clothes, blankets etc. which you no longer have use of, and you know someone in your local area could put to good use with the cold months ahead, I know it would be greatly appreciated.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL BEING SO LOVELY AND SUPPORTIVE
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SARAH MIKAELA

Monday, 20 October 2014

AFTER DARK



REISS SHIRT / PANTS / COAT / BAG / BOOTS

Although you'll know me to to be much of a home body on a Friday night, there's nothing like a night out in East London in good company wearing a great outfit.  I recently had an awesome time hanging out with REISS and some other great blogger girls at The Hoxton. I've been having an urge for 70's lately hence the Annie Hall going on, and although I naively said I wouldn't wear black, I couldn't help myself when I found this combination. See the entire feature from our night here and my outfit is available here.

Thanks for doing my hair for the night, Safaa from Sassoon!

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SARAH MIKAELA

Sunday, 19 October 2014

A DAY AT MCCARTHURGLEN - WIN MY OUTFIT!



Time for an adventure! I had the pleasure of going up to Cheshire Oaks to visit the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet to take part in their AW14 Trend EditJust because it's an outlet doesn't mean that it's anywhere near outdated!
 I ran around to some of the more than 140 brands at the outlet and handpicked my favourite pieces for AW14 and I'm super pleased to be able to share them with you in the video below, and as a fun twist, McArthurGlen is giving you the chance to win my exact outfit from above - see how to below the video! It was just such a fun day with some incredibly lovely and talented people - everyone from the team to the till were amazing - I hope you enjoy the edit!



I completely fell in love with the JOSEPH shearling jacket above which also features in the video we did below! I was only wearing it for a few seconds before I completely took off in heat - for someone who's used to winters going down to -20 celsius, this will go in the top of my wish-list!


COMPETITION
To win the outfit I styled above, all you have to do is follow @McArthurGlen on Twitter and retweet their competition tweet with the hashtag #McArthurGlenEdit and four of you tweeters will be chosen randomly on the 31st of October. Best of luck!!


I HOPE YOU ENJOYED THIS AND THAT YOU'VE HAD AN AMAZING WEEKEND!

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SARAH MIKAELA

Thursday, 16 October 2014

ON COMMUTE



REISS JUMPER / ZARA DRESS / ZARA SCARF / BILLI BI BOOTS / WAREHOUSE BAG / DANIEL WELLINGTON WATCH

To travel is to live. Wise words once said by my fellow Dane, Hans Christian Andersen. There's something in the rush, a tiny kick of adrenaline every time I'm on the move to a new place. Lately I've had the pleasure of going a bit around some UK cities (many yet to be discovered) - some exciting collaborations coming up with some of the best of the British! Fun times, and I really can't wait to share it with you guys. Luckily, there's nothing like a good train-ride, be it unexpectedly in the 1st class (I'm still surprised every time - "are you sure this pastry is free? In that case, I'll just get a few for my friends") or be it as the more usual: in the hall-way sitting on my suitcase.

Wow, where did this week disappear to, by the way? It's just rushed by and it's almost already the weekend. And weekend means cake. Lots of cake.

HOPE YOU'VE HAD A LOVELY WEEK SO FAR
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SARAH MIKAELA

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