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Saturday's Outfit

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A few weeks ago I entered a competition on the lovely Elisabeth’s blog Dragonfly and was lucky enough to win a necklace by Iki Koru – a Finnish jewellery collection made from recycled materials. The necklace is just my style, so I was over the moon when I won 🙂

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The whole thing actually inspired me to try and do one of those “outfit posts” you see on so many blogs – although posting the photos here makes me cringe a little bit…And taking photos on the street made both me and Matthew feel a bit embarrassed  – we just tried to get it over with as quick as we could haha! Guess it takes some time to get used to it 🙂

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Another reason I wanted to do this post is because I’m finally starting to feel like I want to (and have the energy to) put more effort into how I look (at least during the weekends) – after a year of basically only wearing what is comfy, what I can fit into and what makes breastfeeding easy! Not to mention the lack of interest in wearing make up…

No offence to anyone, but I don’t want to become one of those mums who completely forget about themselves when they have children – so will try and make more of an effort from now on! Needless to say, what you look like has nothing to do with how good of a mum you are, but if looking good makes me feel better, surely it will have a positive impact on Lana too?

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Scarf – Zara

Dress – Topshop

Coat – Topshop

Necklace – Iki Koru

Shoes – Vagabond

Nina Äikäs

I’m a Swedish-speaking Finn who left Finland for the lovely and thrilling London town in 2011, but after meeting an equally lovely and thrilling Scotsman I somehow now find myself in the beautiful city of Edinburgh. In February 2015 our gorgeous little girl arrived and made us a happy family of three. Follow my blog and get to know us!

  • Monica Äikas

    Är det en ny kappa du har på utebilden?

    May 3, 2015 at 7:23 pm Reply
    • ninaaikas

      Japp,vet inte om man kan kalla den kappa dock – den är så tunn

      May 3, 2015 at 7:27 pm Reply
  • Maria R

    Va du e fin mami!! <3 <3 Jag tycker nog du sett snygg och fräsch ut hela tiden.. ..iallafall på de bilder som hamnat hit på bloggen. 🙂 Och faktiskt ett snyggt smycke! Nåt som jag också kunde tänka mej..

    May 5, 2015 at 9:37 am Reply
    • ninaaikas

      Tack tack 🙂 precis,på de få bilder som hamnat på bloggen…borde nångång sätta in en bild på mig i mina hemmakläder – not a pretty sight haha!!

      May 5, 2015 at 11:22 am Reply
  • Annika b

    Det var ju joo ett annorlunda bloginlägg men lika kiva alla andra. Fina kläder, smycke och fin stil. Vad är det som gör att du gillar Elisabeths blog?

    May 18, 2015 at 10:14 am Reply

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