saturday is for shopping

I am starting to develop this manic habit of buying new clothes and accessories whenever there’s a party coming up, which here in Oslo, comes in like every week. With a birthday party to attend last night, I stormed the shops in one of Oslo’s more-exclusive shopping avenues called Bogstadveien, brimming with eye- and purse-popping boutiques.


My first stop was Zara, its only store in the whole of Norway and I picked up a hooded top from their S/S 2007 collection and a pair of shoes, which turns out to be my fifth for the year. Really, one can never have too many shoes. After that, a little stroll down the avenue found me in Tatler, which houses brands such as Filippa K, J. Lindeberg, Polo Ralph Lauren, Armani, and Paul Smith among others. I snapped a white down winter jacket from J. Lindeberg. I love all the details of this jacket, from the printed lining (with huge pixel fonts) to the inner pockets to keep your cellphone, wallet, and other stuff in place. Happiness.

And to think someone’s celebrating his birthday next Friday.

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6 Responses to “saturday is for shopping”


  1. 1 savante February 19, 2007 at 6:37 am

    Only one Zara store there?! :O

  2. 2 RennyBA February 19, 2007 at 12:45 pm

    Bet you look good in it Mark!
    Happy week and a great weekend celebration:-)

  3. 3 chase February 19, 2007 at 11:12 pm

    Oohh that looks nice. I am planning to do a major shopping once i got my desired weight and size back.

  4. 4 Mark February 20, 2007 at 2:39 am

    I know, Paul!

    Thanks, Renny! Have a great one, too.

    Oh Chase dear, just buy the clothes now – a size or two smaller than you, then train/lose weight from there. Fitting into them is your motivation. Wise, no?

  5. 5 chase February 21, 2007 at 8:47 am

    that is true dear. anyway Odd is sending me back to gym this month hehehehe. we are both training!

  6. 6 c. aléssandro February 23, 2007 at 11:31 pm

    i <3 that coat. did u get anything from paul smith? i love anything paul smith.


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