Finders Keepers Designmarket // Copenhagen

IMG_2005 On Sunday, my friend Elsa and I jumped on the train to Nordhavn to check out the Finders Keepers Design Market at Østerbrohuset! We thought it was going to be more like a flea market, but when we arrived we realized it was all handmade designs like prints, posters, and jewelry. Honestly, it was like any design lovers paradise. This was nothing like a kitschy market you might find back in the states. Everything was digitally fabricated and beautiful. We were in heaven!

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The event was held in this really nice space. From what I can tell, its a community type space because other events and markets are held there like a guitar show, and it also doubled as a basketball court. The wood structure was so massive and unexpected. I loved it.

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We were first drawn in by the prints in the right photo which were right by the entrance. At that point I already knew it was going to be full of treasures.

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I was also so tempted by all of the jewelry. There was a definite trend of delicate pieces made of silver, gold, and pewter colored metals.

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I also got a lot of DIY inspiration at the market. I would love to try to whip up a lamp like this one by Asgerlamper using the lasercutter back at school. Except mine would probably never be this beautiful...!

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These cute numbered clocks would be an easy project as well!

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Some more pretty jewels were these ones, that used a bit more color than others. I especially loved the plywood squares for display.

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I did pick up a few pieces of jewelry while I was there, but they were both free if you liked their Facebook pages! I thought that was a fun little concept. Both items are lasercut as well. The earrings are by Nordisktrae and the ring is from KANTbyRAHBEK, and I wore both in yesterday's style post.

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There were some specialty items as well, like these handmade leather bicycle handgrips by Copenhagen Lovehandles. [Love that company name by the way.] Let me tell you, if I was going to live in Copenhagen for a longer period of time, I would go all out and put together a really tricked out bike. There are such nice ones here, and tons of ways to customize them.

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Finally, I wanted to share my finds from the market! I spied a lot of people leaving the market with this poster of Copenhagen's opera house by Wonderhagen. Luckily for me, I snagged the last one and got it half off because of an apparent dent...but really, who's looking that close?

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Next, I had seen these super rad 3D printed rings in an art museum in Denmark a couple months ago for like $100 and thought they were so cool. I found this one by maison203 for a fifth of the price and couldn't resist! I'm so into lasercut jewelry but don't get many chances to shop for 3D printed pieces so I decided to spring for this one.

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Lastly, I got this cool metro line card set by muff. I'm so into mapping lately and can't wait to hang these up in my new apartment in a little row!

I also got a few Christmas gifts but obviously have to keep those a secret! Shhh. I hope that you guys enjoyed this little inside look at the Finders Keepers market! I go to a lot of amazing pop up events in Copenhagen and really like sitting down and documenting it all so you can enjoy it just as much as I do [through the computer screen at least]! x. Paige

OOTD_86: Studio Review

DSC_0762 Today was my mid-review for studio, so I always like to wear a dress or skirt, and wear something that is professional but still exciting. This dress is a go to in my closet because it's a neutral but it still bold and graphic. The cut of it really suits being paired with an oversized blazer like this one. You may remember this outfit a while back as well where I styled this dress for a school day. Finally, it's great to add a decisive pop of color to your outfit when making a presentation, so I finished off my look with this bright statement necklace I made a while back. This was a piece of a small "collection" my friend Ariana and I worked on a while back, which I plan to share more on later. This quarter we have been experimenting with other students and our professor with digitally fabricated jewelry which is really exciting!

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Don't forget you can always quickly change up your look with your hair! I tried a middle part today because I feel like my hair is finally long enough, and I really liked how it streamlined my look.

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Thanks so much for reading!

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