Monday, 12 February 2018

AKASHA







                 ontinuing our tale on Regent Street, given the case 
             you didn't miss the last post with the full guide, you'll all know how magical I think Akasha is. You travel to town, and this spot truly makes you centered. As mentioned last week, I went for my first ever facial here. A new-found addictive experience, as if the luxurious facilities of this space hasn't already caught on to me like chocolate coated flapjacks for a mid-town treat, swim or manicure. Frankly speaking though, I was feeling all run out entering the treatment room, the week had been non-stop and the treatment left me feeling vitalised and with the glow of 10 green juices, my feverish state didn't manifest on the surface. Success? Success.

A K A S H A
50 REGENT STREET




























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SARAH MIKAELA


Post done in collaboration with the wonderful REGENT STREET

Thursday, 1 February 2018

MY GUIDE TO REGENT ST



Alright then. Let's talk about shopping habits. A place that has had a lot of attention from my moola over the past 5 years I've been in London, is no other than Regent St. Being one of the streets I first collaborated back with when coming to
London, it's not just become a favourite but my favourite for an instant wardrobe update, and perhaps surprisingly as a spot for 
       feeling zen despite its central location. I'm mainly referring to Akasha, the spa at Hotel Café Royal (which you know I love). It                never fails to leave my mind and body feeling smooth as butter every time, and whilst I normally opt for massages (ya' 
                  get hooked!), I recently had my first facial ever. It was the 60 minute treatment, that followed a 4-hour sleep night and 
                        a money's worth morning spin class at Psycle, and I kid you not, I fell asleep three times and woke myself up with 
                           a gentle tea cup pig snort for two of them. As for shopping favourites, I go here for everything from a dose of luxury, like LONGCHAMP that holds the name of my latest handbag seen in the next shot, 
as well as being the spot where I find my highstreet favourites like WEEKDAY and ZARA.
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LONGCHAMP BAG /  JIGSAW COAT / WEEKDAY JEANS

L O N G C H A M P
229-237 REGENT STREET
Fantastic place. Both pleasing in product and display, I love the colours of this place, the simple silhouettes in the designs and a fashionable practicality to the features of these.













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P S Y C L E
76 MORTIMER STREET
Now yes, not technically on Regent Street, but no more than 15 seconds from it, and I suppose for the annual work-out, I can make that extra bit of effort (joking!) but you'll be taking 30 seconds to get back to RS as the 45 minutes you spend here give you a full-powered work-out and left us dripping.












TAYLOR TAYLOR
LIBERTY PL, REGENT ST. 
Now here's an absolute treat. This was my post Psycle fix, heading to Taylor Taylor inside Liberty to get a treatment done by senior stylist Jimmy using LØRE Originals. I kid you not, left with the softest hair I've ever had, I had to go back to buy the treatments for home.



L I B E R T Y
208-222 REGENT ST
You see how I just had to insert an areal shot between the work-out and the lunch? In all fairness, I had the vegan beetroot falafel main when visiting Arthur's in Liberty (a couple of fries too, shh!). Liberty has to be one of my favourite places to be inspired, to find presents and new designers as well as filling me up. Now Liberty was also the place I sorted out my hair post the morning cycle, stopping by Taylor Taylor on the 4th floor resulting in the beachy windy waves you see in the top three photos.


K I E H L S 
71 REGENT STREET
Last but not least, Kiehl's. Tested, tried and trusted, I recently went here for a skin consultation as you possibly caught on Instagram Stories. The brilliant Gillian explained my current skin situation, that left me feeling super briefed on how to take best care of my skin. My favourites include the Midnight Oil and the Overnight Hydration Mask.





226 REGENT STREET
An absolute Scandi favourite, since my days back in Copenhagen and now so wonderfully a part of the London shopping scene. Both wonderful at denim and wardrobe staples, they're presenting soft tones this Spring to support the indulgence of the wellness experiences.








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SARAH MIKAELA


Post done in collaboration with the wonderful REGENT STREET, assistance by ISABELLA TOMBINSKI-ROBB.

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

PAUL SMITH AW18


N ow, as ready as I am, to escape this winter, the grey clouds, the soaked socks and the leaking nose, this weekend has me wanting next winter. The Paul Smith collection showed in Paris this Sunday, and I'm more smitten on what's to come in the shape of colourful suits hinting us into 2018's take on 80's silhouettes than I am for improving temperatures. 




























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SARAH MIKAELA

Thanks to the Paul Smith PR & Design team for having me.




Thursday, 28 December 2017

TORNADE BLONDE

Framboise Fashion Louboutin Pumps

I hope everyone has had a wonderful Christmas and holiday season. After retrieving back to Denmark for some much needed snoozing and cosy-time with the family, I'm loving going over the projects that have passed through Framboise Fashion this year. But what is a good end of the year (and a celebration of the site's 9th anniversary today) without a post to move away from 2017 on a wave of good energy...

Keeping this in mind, I'm introducing you to Tornade Blonde. You know me as much of a fragrance addict. From going through my high-school years using testers one of my best friends Emilie collected, to now be as fortunate as to get to explore so many scents, their making and not least their makers, this leaves me no short of excited to share this one with you. Every fragrance starts with a story, so let me tell you about this one, created by a master of our time, Christian Louboutin.















Framboise Fashion Giovanni Raspini Starfish Earrings
Framboise Fashion Louboutin Tornade Blonde Closeup
Framboise Fashion Louboutin Photography

S
he is powerful. Compelling. Seductive. 

Lighting the fire at the party, she doesn't need much but her confidence - it could come in handy when she unleashes the pun-jokes, but a dangerous darling nevertheless. Scents of amber with notes of spicy patchouli, the sweet tonka absolute and iris.

Framboise Fashion Louboutin Bank Station
Framboise Fashion Louboutin London Vintage Car
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Framboise Fashion Louboutin Pumps Star Dress
Framboise Fashion Louboutin Starry Dress


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SARAH MIKAELA

Post done for Christian Louboutin. Assistance by ISABELLA TOMBINSKI-ROBB.

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

WINTER GARDEN


With Christmas lunches and dinners lining up like the self-check-outs in Sainsbury's, and the December to-do's exponentially multiply manifesting themselves into endless half-scribbled, yet intricately over-detailed lists, it can sometimes prove hard to have moments purely to un-wind for yourself. It's sometimes only takes a gentle hint to bring us in the mindset of self-care and self-generosity, which easily gets overlooked in the midst of it all. To me it comes as a light reminder, in the shape of a hard soap such as the lovely Jean-Marie Farina from Roger Gallet used in the daily morning soak releasing top notes of citrus or as a cologne I wear throughout the day, introducing the Ververine Utopie.

I fully admit to having a borderline obsessive collection of perfumes that'll capture my mood, and cologne offers a different scent experience and is a lighter way of wearing your fragrance. Depending on the day, it'll be on my clothes, in my hair or on my wrists. Everyone their rituals, but I believe in core staples, and the notes from the Ververine Utopie plays beautifully into that.

Ververine Utopie
Drawing on notes from cedar wood and absinthe, the Ververine Utopie is a cologne that uniquely embraces the masculine and feminine, for a light but supremely characteristic trademark.





















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SARAH MIKAELA

Post done in collaboration with ROGER GALLET, All opinions expressed are my own.