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Inspirez-moi

Posted in design, fashion, france, photography by ladylouis on May 20, 2010

“Darling, the legs aren’t so beautiful, I just know what to do with them.” – Marlene Dietrich

Photos – Models.com

Another beautiful day in France, which is gonna be spent in Cannes. Actually not celebrity-hunting, but sun-bathing on the, hopefully, beautiful beach. I’m gonna go with two Swedish girls from my hotel, who are on an Inter rail trip around Europe.

Hope to get some tan today. Need it, but afraid I’m gonna turn in to a lobster. Anyways, it’s gonna be nice for once being on a beach with actual sand! ( The beach in Nice = stones, stones and stones)

Pictures will be out soon! Au revoir!

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Let’s act

Posted in fashion, photography, quotes by ladylouis on May 19, 2010

Photos – Dazed & Confused

Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.

Paulo Coelho

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Insiration // Collier Schorr

Posted in france, life, photography by ladylouis on May 13, 2010

Phtos – Collier Schorr

Sorry for not posting anything lately. But our Internet connection broke down. Now I’m actually at Burger King, just to use their free WiFi.  Today it’s only 3 days till I’m in Nice. (If the ashes will be good to me).

For those of you who don’t know, I’m gonna try to find a job there and live there for a while.  France. Ah, I can’t wait. And, yes, I’m going all by myself. And, yes, I’m absolutely gonna blog you everything about it. So hang in there. France next.

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Let’s change

Posted in fashion, photography, quotes by ladylouis on May 8, 2010

Change your thoughts and you change your world.  -Norman Vincent Peale-

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B for beauty

Posted in fashion, photography, quotes by ladylouis on May 7, 2010

I’m not beautiful like you. I’m beautiful like me.

Photos – 25 Magazine

Model – Sessilee Lopez

Bags packed

Posted in france, life, photography by ladylouis on May 7, 2010

I’ve spent some days at my parents house, near Kristiansand. Now my bags are packed and tomorrow morning I’m headed to Oslo. I have to bring everything I’ll need in France now, and leave everything else behind.

One bag, 76 liters, maximum 20 kg, is gonna carry all my possessions for the next few months. I’ve been a backpacker before, so actually, that wont be a problem. I can’t wait to travel again. Once a backpacker, always a backpacker!?

Next sunday I’m off! Wish me luck!

Good night

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Nuit, bonne nuit

Posted in fashion, life, photography by ladylouis on May 6, 2010

Night time is really the best time to work.  All the ideas are there to be yours because everyone else is asleep.  -Catherine O’Hara-

Yes, I’m a night person. All my best essays from high school were written in the darkest hours of the night.  I guess it’s the peace that makes it so good for work. And ideas! I always get my best, or craziest, ideas at night. Like moving to France. Or cutting my hair really, really short.

One thing is certain, my most creative moments as an artist or designer has been in the middle of the night. Why can’t I be a 9-5 working girl? Are there others like me out there?

I guess every artist has to be a bit weird. Well, let’s see what this night will bring me. Bonne nuit!

Photos – W Magazine

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Future today

Posted in photography, quotes by ladylouis on May 6, 2010

The future is always beginning now.

-Mark Strand

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Salutation of the dawn

Posted in fashion, life, photography, quotes by ladylouis on May 6, 2010

Listen to the Exhortation of the Dawn!
Look to this Day!
For it is Life, the very Life of Life.
In its brief course lie all the
Verities and Realities of your Existence.
The Bliss of Growth,
The Glory of Action,
The Splendor of Beauty;
For Yesterday is but a Dream,
And To-morrow is only a Vision;
But To-day well lived makes
Every Yesterday a Dream of Happiness,
And every Tomorrow a Vision of Hope.
Look well therefore to this Day!
Such is the Salutation of the Dawn!  -Kalidasa-

Photos – interviewmagazine.com

Carpe diem – Seize the day!

Today: I’ve started packing my bags for Nice. Ah France, I can’t wait. 10 days to go.

It’s hard fitting your whole life into a 20kg bag. Especially when you love clothes, shoes and accessories so much. What can I leave at home? What is worthy living with me in Nice?  (Oh yeah, we have some really important issues in this world.)

I’ll take some wardrobe photos when I get a camera. Hopefully, I’m going to borrow one from my boyfriend in short time. See ya!

Oh, btw, do something GOOD FOR YOURSELF today!

Inspiration // Francisco Garcia

Posted in fashion, photography by ladylouis on May 5, 2010

Photographer Francisco Garcia