TRAVELS | 48 HOURS IN THESSALONIKI, GREECE
This is not your stereotypical city guide. Let’s start with that. If you’ve never been to Thessaloniki before, it’s aRead more.
Chocolate Bruffins for Hybrid Food Haters
I generally hate hybrid foods. I see no need for cronuts and cragels. As a firm advocate of simplicity whenRead more.
L FOR LITERACY
I like people who read. I bet you like people who read as well. (But why did that cast suddenlyRead more.
LIFESTYLE CONCEPTS | HOW TO STOCK THE PANTRY THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR EATING HABITS
It is in your moments of decision that your habits are shaped. That’s the first and perhaps the most importantRead more.
5 QUESTIONS WITH A FASHION DESIGNER | DELLA SPENCER the designer who refuses to waste fabric.
1.what’s the most valuable lesson you’ve learned from your experience as a fashion designer? DON’T follow trends set your ownRead more.
RECIPES | 3 WINTER SOUPS TO KEEP YOU WARM AND COZY
1 TUSCAN TOMATO TORTELLINI SOUP I’ve been making a variation of this soup for years. It begun as a meansRead more.
LIFE SIMPLIFIED | ORGANIZING YOUR CLEANING SUPPLIES | DIY CLEANERS
A clean home is a happy home-but that might be just my O.C.Ds talking… In any case a clean andRead more.
The Black Blazer | ARMANI
You can never have too many black staples in your capsule wardrobe and a timeless blazer is an idealRead more.
MICROVACATIONS | THE PERKS OF A MINI GETAWAY
GETTING AWAY WITH BALACIA In the midst of a pile of deadlines, sleepless work nights and a packed schedule ofRead more.
LIVING IN A RAINY MIND | HOW TO DEAL WITH DARK DAYS
Literally and metaphorically winters can be dark and hard to deal with especially if you are living in a rainyRead more.
PRECIOUS MEMORIES | THE LOST ART OF WRITING LETTERS
It’s not art but it’s artful. When was the last time you wrote a letter? Pen to paper, creating keepsakesRead more.
ARE WE CAPABLE OF CHANGING THE WORLD ?
What defines change and how hard are we trying to make the world a better place? For those of youRead more.
BEAUTY | ALL IN FOR A REVOLUTION
The beauty world is changing faster than the speed of light. New products, exciting technologies, emerging trends, great expectationsRead more.
SCRUMPTIOUS LOAVES | ZUCCHINI-CARROT COMFORT BREADRead more.
BREAKING THE LAW | WINTER WHITES
WHITE WAS NEVER WARMER HOLD ON TO YOUR WHITE ESSENTIALS ALL YEAR LONG. SOME RULES WHERE MADE TO BE BROKEN.Read more.
LIFESTYLE CONCEPTS | WHAT TO DO WITH UNDERDEVELOPED IDEAS
Schedule and dedicate at least 15 minutes to the idea. A passing thought will never turn into an exciting projectRead more.
KISS & TELL | MY WEEK IN LIPSTICKS
1 THE SOFT NUDE 2 THE SHEER OXBLOOD RED 3 THE SUBTLE ORANGE 4Read more.
Chocolate Truffles | Vegan Treats
Melt the coconut oil in a pot on very low heat, then transfer it into a bowl.Add theRead more.
WASTE NOT | REUSING COFFEE GROUNDS
1 FEED YOUR PLANTS. Used coffee grounds are an excellent plant fertilizer. Most plants thrive in acidic soils and yourRead more.
HEAVEN IN BLACK | Jean Jackets and Lavish Gowns
Welcoming autumn by pairing fancy dresses witn casual pieces. Piece of ( pumpkin ) cake : Take your lovely blackRead more.
FALL FOR FASHION | Autumn Essentials
If you are looking to revamp your automnal wardrobe look no further Ready to fall in love with fashion again?ClickRead more.
THE GREAT DEPRESSION BROWNIES | FRUGAL VEGAN TREATS
MONOTASKING | LIFESTYLE CONCEPTS
MIND FULL OR MINDFUL ? The more we try to do at once, the less effective we are. But weRead more.
THINGS I LOVE, AS OF LATELY Care to share your favourites? Let me know in the comments below, tagRead more.
5 questions with Fotios Balas
1.Describe your art in 3 verbs. Watch, smile, rethink 2. If your art could dance, what song would itRead more.
Late Blooms | Micro-restorative experiences
Instant Stress Relief Recent studies found that just looking at still images of nature is enough natural stimulus to lowerRead more.
UGLY FOOD | AESTHETIC PRESSURES
WHY WE NEED TO LOVE UGLY FOOD About a third of the planet’s food goes to waste, often because of its looks.Read more.
WARPAINT & GOLD | AN EPIC TALE
featuring Catherine Bijoux WHEN MAGIC SHAPES BEAUTY AND BEAUTY SHAPES THE WORLD YOU’LL FIGHT FOR WHAT IS OURS YOU’LL FIGHTRead more.
HEALTHY HABITS | What on earth is Spirulina?
Spirulina is one of the oldest life forms on Earth. It’s basically a bluish green algae that grows in freshwater lakes,Read more.
City Kids | Black Sleek & Minimal after Nine to Five
Breathe life into your workwear by adding lace and textured fabrics. Go for a high neck bralette and high-waistedRead more.
Chelf for MiMoza TattooZ
Introducing my tattoo by MIMOZA TATTOOZRead more.
5 Questions with a Gym Nutritionist
1 Could you describe the new-age body image in a sentence? Toned & Curvy Female Body 2 Give usRead more.
BEAUTY | The Best Cruelty-Free Beauty Oil I’ve Ever Used
AVALON ORGANICS ANTIOXIDANT OIL I put the latest cruelty free beauty-oil to the test. You sit back and letRead more.
Whole Wheat No Knead Bread
1) Mix the wet ingredients and activate the yeast In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the warm water, syrupRead more.
How to Travel the World on a Budget
Skip the peak travel times to get a great deal with a low cost airline. By choosing an off-season destinationRead more.
Italian Vegan Biscotti | Cinnamon & Dried Fruit
HOW TO Preheat the oven to 180C. In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, cinnamon and caster sugar.Read more.
Thessaloniki Fashion Project 3 | The Fashion Revolution
In a nutshell… It’s the biggest fashion event of the year, that takes place in Thessaloniki,Greece. From workshops, to makeupRead more.
5 Questions with a Movie Buff
1 When was the movie better than the book? The Shining (1980), by Stanley Kubrick. Stephen King originally had moreRead more.
FASHION | Ethical Brands You Need to Know
Click on the images to shop the brands and make sure you add to the list by leaving aRead more.
Why You Need to Eat More Lemons
Here are 3 reasons why, when life gives you lemons, you shoud eat them. Magic Balance Lemons are alkalizingRead more.
Blind Faith* in Black ‘n’ White
With this season being all about maximalism and excess of colour, dare to stand out in Black ‘n’ WhiteRead more.
Carrot Orange Spring Soup
Peel and chop the potato, carrots and the onion. Add the oil in a saucepan over a high heat, addRead more.
DIY | Bunny Pencil Holder
A simple fun D.I.Y to help you keep your desk neat and your pens and pencils on hand. Even thoughRead more.
Pro Wrestling | 5 Questions with a Pro-Wrestler and why You should Give it a Go
I was recently invited to watch and write about TWT’s pro-wrestling show, in Thessaloniki, Greece. Why me you might ask.Read more.
Ambrosial Snacks | Coconut Caramel PopCorn Perfect for Martinis
Sweet & sticky, soft yet crunchy, light as air and topped with juicy fruit. Perfect with martinis on a randomRead more.
The Art of Killing Poetry* | The Art of Dressing Down
You’ve got a pair of heels and a silk duster. You’ve got a print tee and a pair of blackRead more.
Why You Need to Eat More Mushrooms | By someone who doesn’t really like Mushrooms
Did You know? Mushrooms are neither fruit nor vegetables. Technically mushrooms aren’t even plants. They are a special type of fungus. NowRead more.
The Grey Chunky Jumper | Samsøe Samsøe
Welcome to my Capsule Wardrobe Archives Here I will be sharing with you my capsule wardrobe pieces and a fewRead more.
How to Make your Home your Happy Place
The non-girly approach. Fresh flowers are lovely but sometimes you need to cover the fundamentals first. 1 FoodRead more.
5 Products Every Tired Workaholic Should Own
Are you a Workaholic? You’re tired, overworked and plan to keep on,keeping on. I get it. I’ll keep it short.Read more.
Altering The Future* Cohesive Staples from Winter to Spring
A soft jumper-dress that would look amazing with an oversized coat during the colder months gets a spring make-over withRead more.
Why You Should Eat More Kiwis
SUPER STRONG IMMUNE SYSTEM / VITAMIN C A healthy immune system is the best defense we have against microbes, bacteria,Read more.
Congratulations. Hard work pays off. All brilliant blogs, worth taking some time off your busy schedule to readRead more.
How to Colour Curate your Wardrobe
If you are after a well-curated, colour-coded capsule wardrobe this one is for you. Choosing wardrobe colours might be aRead more.
Salted Caramel & Blueberry Soufflé
Enjoy! Make sure to tag me with your recreations on Instagram or submit your recipes on my Tumblr for a chanceRead more.
In the midst of shooting,editing, creating content and working 24/7 our little Chelfdom got nominated and won a LIEBSTER AWARD.Read more.
SHOPPING / Not Trying is the NEW Trying
Essential Effortless Pieces to Invest in Now SHOP THE POSTRead more.
Why you Need to Eat More Beets
Detox your Blood & Liver The betalin pigments in beets help the already broken down toxins attach to other moleculesRead more.
Capsule Beauty / Simplifying your Skincare
Getting your basics right to masterfully avoid overconsuming and get the best skin you’ve ever had. STEP 1 /Read more.
Back Street Kids* / Simple Casual Every Day Outfits
A combination of comfortable pieces, cohesive basics that still reflect your taste and personality without looking like you’ve tried tooRead more.
7 Days of Healthy Breakfasts
1 The Fluffiest and Most Delicious FlaxSeed PanCakes Simple, wholesome and very filling. My all-time favourite recipe for the worldsRead more.
My Quirky Ways of Dealing with Stress
There are countless decent guides about dealing with stress out there, and there are certainly more qualified individuals than meRead more.
The Asymmetrical Grey Tee | ALEXANDER WANG
Simple, understated, classic with a (literal) twist. Investing in high quality basics, fundamental classics that will neither go out ofRead more.
CopenhagenFashion Week / Mark Kenly Domino Tan – AW17
Understated classics, silk shirts, wrap skirts, aerial black maxi dresses and a muted earthy palette. A collection which brought VictoriaRead more.
Copenhagen Fashion Week / Ivan Grundahl – AW17
Fatalistic Nordic Romance at it’s very best. This collection was a delightful hybrid of mystery and unapologetic empowerment, the modelsRead more.
Copenhagen Fashion Week / Cecilie Bahnsen – AW17
The thing with Cecilie Bahnsen is that she dutifully ensures intriguing details out of the simplest forms and shapes. Whether it’sRead more.
Copenhagen Fashion Week / Jean // Phillip – AW17
This was such an unexpected love at first sight for me. I was drawn to the unpretentious minimalism and theRead more.
Copenhagen Fashion Week / Fashion Hong Kong
Fashion Hong Kong is a series of international promotional events organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) toRead more.
Copenhagen Fashion Week / Designers’ Nest
Designers’ Nest was created in 2003 as a professional and international platform for Nordic design graduates. The first Designers’ NestRead more.
Copenhagen Fashion Week / Won Hundred – AW17
Laid back SportLuxe, relaxed tailoring, re-invented raincoats, puffer jackets and wearable denim on denim.Read more.
Copenhagen Fashion Week / Designer Talks: Anne-Dorthe Larsen
CPHFW caught up with the creative mind behind Lovechild 1979, Anne-Dorthe Larsen as she prepares for fashion week. They chattedRead more.
The Revolution of Micellar Waters and How to Get the Most Out of Them
Copenhagen Fashion Week. Designer Talks: Astrid Andersen
Astrid Andersen will show her womenswear line for the first time in Copenhagen this AW17 fashion week. She is renownedRead more.
Dissolve into Grey* / Grey on Grey Outfit Inspiration.
Plush Knitwear and Luxe -vegan- Leather Accents Grey on Grey gets a new softer vibe. Think of greys dissolving intoRead more.
Mastering the Art of Vegan Pancakes
Copenhagen Fashion Week Designer Talks: Won Hundred
CPHFW caught up with Won Hundred’s creative director Nikolaj Nielsen as the brand prepares for the official opening show ofRead more.
The Great Lentil Loaf
How to set Yourself up for a Happy, Successful Day & a Massive Giveaway!
Today’s busy lifestyle and our ‘do-it-all-get-things-done-asap” often leads to poor health and bad moods. Give yourself a great start toRead more.
Make Up / Soft Blush & Rosy Lips
SHOP THE POSTRead more.
Best Online Fashion Resale Websites
Depop A picture tells a thousand words. The fast growing online shopping App became ”bloggers fave” in an instant. DEPOPRead more.
4 ways to Sneak More Veggies & Greens Into your Diet
Turn them into dessert Beets in your brownies and carrots in your cake? Zucchini breads, avocado in your truffles andRead more.
New Beginnings / How to make your resolutions last
1.Prioritize Focus on one (maximum two) areas of your life that need to be improved and set achievable goals thatRead more.
Copenhagen Fashion Week Schedule Released
Show schedule released The provisional show schedule for Copenhagen Fashion Week AW17 is now online. The fashion week will presentRead more.
Banish the Post-Party-Depression with a Vegan Brioche
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2016 Highlights & Favourites
Ylang Yland Scented, Molton Brown Holidays / Your Winter Skin Survival Kit
Deeply soothe your senses with the embracing, tranquil aromas of distant shores. Madagascan ylang-ylang, yuan-zhi and cedarwood. London via Madagascar.Read more.
Essential UnderThings | A Complete Bra Wardrobe for Minimalists
How Many is Too Many and How Many do we Actually Need? THE MAGIC NUMBER IS 3 (PLUS ONE) YourRead more.
Greek Sesame & Raisins Pretzel RingsRead more.
LONDON / WINTER WONDERLAND
SIX WEEKS OF WINTER MAGIC If you happen to be in London make sure you dedicate a whole day toRead more.
Cakes Dogs & Walks
This year flew by. So many changes,big decisions,lessons learned and leaps of faith. Letting go and moving on,finding peace andRead more.
December 2016: Essex,UK. Traveling Light
Simple Rules to help you master wine and food pairing
With the holiday season upon us, even though we are not celebrating religious holidays there are always more oportunities toRead more.
Oldies but Goodies / 3 Books to cuddle up with this winter
1.Arthur & George by Julian Barnes Not another Sherlock Holmes story. Set in late-Victorian Britain, a pseudohistorical novel that follows theRead more.
Soft Blood Dances Clothed in Sunlight / How to Layer Knitwear
Layering knitwear in neutral shades and soft shapes. Hygga is a feeling you cannot translate. SONG OF THE POST: HOurRead more.
The Best “Flu-Buster” Winter Veggie Soup
The Mid-Calf Boots | PRADA
Black,sleek,outstanding in their simplicity, these Prada Mid-Calf boots have been high on my lust list for many years. While theRead more.
Chickpea Homemade Vegan MayonnaiseRead more.
Skin Groceries / DIY Compressed Face Mask Sheets & Disposable Palette Tiles
What they are,how to use them,and why you need them in your cruelty-free beauty box. Being a vegan,trying to leadRead more.
3 signs you are a little Type A
Fairies wear Boots / How to Wear your Combat Boots this Season
Style your combat boots with a pair of oversized wool culottes for a fresh spin on a classic. Choose aRead more.
Recipes / BlueBerry Vegan Square BarsRead more.
Catwalk to Closet
How to wear the new key-pieces to max out your style with minimal effort This week it’s all about the:Read more.
Struggles Only Girls Who Lift Understand
A simple Rye & Beer Bread
Warm the beer to a bit over 90° and add the yeast; whisk to dissolve. Mix with rye flour, coverRead more.
3 Coffee Table Books you didn’t know you neededRead more.
Iranian Yellow split pea & aubergine stew
Happy Halloween ChelflingsRead more.
Modern Romance / How to Wear Tone on Tone
Minimalist Romance. Easy,soft elegance with perfect basics,balancing shades of the shame colour for endless outfit options In a muted blushRead more.
BEAUTY / How to Nail the Mannequin Nails
Great Products / Yumaki ToothBrushes – When Scandinavia Meets Japan
It’s a simple, ergonomic toothbrush in good quality that does what it is supposed to do – Brush your teeth.Read more.
One Slip / How to take your slip dresses from summer to Autumn and Winter
Pile on luxe layers to make your slip dresses winter appropriate A crisp white men’s shirt over a silky slip dressRead more.
Grilled Fruit Breakfast Skewers with Molasses Glaze
Shopping. Save vs Splurge: Ankle Boots
SHOP THE POSTRead more.
What’s in my Gym Bag A/W 2016
SHOP GYM BAGSRead more.
Vegan Autumnal Double Chocolate TartRead more.
Chromatic Death / Merino Wool & Waxed Denim
Mixing soft cocoon pieces with waxed denim and a structured bag to put together a uniquely me,monochrome outfit The superRead more.
SHOPPING / LIFESTYLE INNOVATIVE DESIGN
The Dark V-neck Jumper | VALENTINO
The latest addition to my capsule wardobe and an item I’ve been lusting over for years. A high quality butteryRead more.
British Bites / Breakfast Baked Beans on Soda Bread
DIY Home Micro-Office/ How to turn a bookcase into a multi-tasking workspace
Beauty / The almighty Almond Oil and how to use it to make Everything Better
Why it’s so Great and so Chock Full of natural goodness: Rich in potent antioxidant vitamin E and monosaturated fattyRead more.
INSPIRATION: magazines / THE MOON ZINE
The Moon Zine is a St. Louis-based mag-a-zine that started in 2015. Issues are free, monthly, and often themed. Also,Read more.
Creamy Vegan Roasted Garlic Dressing
About Last Night / The importance of having Fun
I live for these kind of things.. I may work a lot,I may be sleep deprived and rarely go out,butRead more.
Hells Bell (s) Bottoms / Tomboyish Modernity
Bell bottoms with a tomboyish attitude and timeless pieces that will see you from season to season with ease. Clean,modernRead more.
Wellness / Simple Ways to Cut Down on Sugar
Even though naturally occurring sugars are absolutely fine, it’s the added sugars that don’t serve any physiological purpose but they lurkRead more.
Butter London / Vegan Nail Polish
Blissful Rice Puddings / A Vegan Creamy Trilogy
REVOLUTION / The White Pant Suit
The return of the cords The Seventies Mod Favourite more suave and polished than ever is determined to takeRead more.
Delicious Whole Wheat Ciabatta Bread
Fitspiration / The new Era
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Make Up / Everyday Summer Base
It’s been so hot lately and since I’m often asked for my go-to heatproof make-up I thought I would gatherRead more.
RECIPES / Zucchini Muffins
CPHFW / STREET STYLE
CPHFW / Mark Kenly Domino Tan – SS17
CPHFW / BARBARA I GONGINI – SS17
CPHFW / MALENE BIRGER SS17
CPHFW / FONNESBECH SS17
CPHFW on CHELF.NETRead more.
Exciting News / CPHFW
How To: Get Things Done / 2 Simple Rules
Recipes / Zucchini tagliatelle with whole-wheat Penne & Veggies
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WELLbeing / Homemade Natural Remedies.
Waiting for Tomorrow* / Pre-Fall Sartorial Must-Haves.
Getting ready for the much needed and hopefully very rainy fall ’16 with artfully fluid separates and subtle pops ofRead more.
All white Everything. How To Get it Right.
Classic. Timeless. Elegant. And very hard to get it Right. Whether it’s fashion or decor here’s your ultimate guide onRead more.
Beauty / Lierac Luminescence
The White Shirt Dress | ASOS WHITE
Sleek and cut to a loose oversized silhouette a simple white shirt-dress was an essential addition to my capsule wardrobe.Read more.
simplify / stress free mornings
Get Ready To Holiday in Style / minimalists edition
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Rock & Roll Made Me What I Am Today*
This is the season of the individual. Mixing and matching,unusual yet perfeclty balanced pieces,taking cues from past decades,favourite bands,anything andRead more.
How to care for your White Denim
Polished and chic, a pair of white jeans are definitely capsule wardrobe worthy. Here’s how to keep them fresh andRead more.
Choco-Banana Homemade Granola
shopping / white loafers
..whether you’re looking for an everyday slip-on or something totally cozy, a pair of sleek white loafers is the wayRead more.
Why taking some proper time-off and pampering yourself is important.
With the modern speed of life and our endless devotion to busyness we often forget to pause, breathe and clearRead more.
A Fresh & Light Summer Berry Jam with Honey
Easy yet delightfully opulent this jam will brighten your mornings…Read more.
Mags we Love
If you have been following my Tumblr blog (which is where it all started) you know how much I loveRead more.
Jump in the Fire*
Wearing Khaki. What better way to jump out of my comfort zone than in a Khaki JumpSuit? It’s all aboutRead more.
Fab On-line selling Platforms are re-writing the script of our sartorial desideratum. Sustainable Fashion. It’s Haute and Avant-Garge. For thoseRead more.
Vegan Sticky Apple Pie
The Black Heels | PRADA
Welcome to my capsule wardrobe archives. Here I will share with you the pieces that I’ve chosen for my capsuleRead more.
Cruelty Free Beauty. Korres Lip Butters Korres has always been a beauty brand that appealed to me. They are greek,I’mRead more.
How to make your own mustard
As a chef and a helathy-lifestyle enthousiast I always love cooking everything and anything from scratch,especially when it comes toRead more.
A New Laid Back Approach to Summer Luxe Monochromes
Making day-to-day dressing effortlessly chic -in black and white. Weather appropriate outfits,with an elevated sleek tailoring and a relaxed fit.Read more.