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Making a change through Sport

Back in 1923, Albert Messmer developed one of the first football cleats in the world, together sith his brother Michael Ludwig Messmer, they founded the company Messmer & Co. that would go on to become known as hummel. A Danish footwear and sportswear brand with deep roots in football and handball, gone from being German to becoming Danish, this one of the oldest teamsport brands had been worn by big football teams like Real Madrid, Tottenham Hotspurs, Aston Villa, and the Danish national football team and today the sponsor of some the biggest clubs and players within handball. Signing the first sponsorship deal in 1968, fast ...
Categories: Fashion

Dancing in the rain!

“I’m singing in the rain Just singing in the rain What a glorious feelin’ …” Remember the scene where Gene Kelly dance and sing in the movie Singing in the Rain (1952)  ? You might have wondered how glorious it is to dance in the rain when you get absolutely soaked and need to get on with your day? Ok, it IS actually quite fun to play in the rain, but realistically speaking there aren’t many chances we can do that. Danish brand RAINS, specializing in raincoats might be a solution for you to really do that (I’ve tested it trust me). Based in Aarhus, Jutland, RAINS launched with just one product in 2012: a poncho. The sea...
Categories: Designer

Luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Copenhagen- Hotel Danmark

We all know how cool the Scandinavians are, and how the world had fell in love with everything they do. Not only the Danes were happiest people in the world (Norwegians had overtaken now), the best Nordic cuisines, handful of michelin restaurants (NOMA and 108 anyone?) they also have lots of really cool designs, both in clothing and interior in particular. So when I knew that the latest addition to Brøchner Hotels – Hotel Danmark was opening, even as a regular in Copenhagen myself, I couldn’t resist but made a stay there during their opening week in May. (Brøchner Hotels currently runs 4 boutique hotels in Copenhagen with a t...
Categories: Hotel

The ” Stockholm Syndrome” – Nobis Hotel

Ever heard of the term ” Stockholm syndrome”? Now here’s a little story that traces back to the origin of the term.  In 1973 Stockholm,  bank robbers held four employees of the Kreditbanken hostage in the bank’s vault, during the six days of their captivity, the hostages gained sympathy for and even loyalty to their captors. This unusual development in hostage situations has been referred to as the ‘Stockholm Syndrome’ ever since. The Nobis Hotel buildings are the site of a dramatic attempted bank heist and the origins of a psychological phenomenon dubbed ‘Stockholm Syndrome.’ and the bank vault is now part of ACNE st...
Categories: Hotel

The cool Miss Clara

Stockholm has always been a place known for its cool design, the Scandi coolness is so captivating. When I visited Stockholm earlier, I stayed at one of the boutique hotels in the heart of the city, Miss Clara by Nobis. Sveavägen, where the hotel is located, is Stockholm’s most cosmopolitan boulevard, cutting straight through the heart of the city from north to south. This part of Sveavägen, north of Kungsgatan avenue, is one of the most expansive focal points in the evolution of a new and more dynamically attractive Stockholm City district. Part of Nobis Group, the 92-room hotel was originally an Ateneum girls’ school buildi...
Categories: Hotel