Friday, January 18, 2013

THE COSTUME AWARDS, OSLO, NORWAY!


2night is all about FASHION!

Costume Magazine is a prestigious fashion magazine in Norway
 & 
every year the magazine throws a fabulous Awards show & after party in the most amazing places ever!

Super Model Helena Christensen on the cover of
 Costume Magazine!
This time around, it was in the most beautiful church in Oslo City.

On the Red Carpet!


With Ulrikke & Cathrine.
On the red carpet with thee most amazing fun-loving fashion bloggers in Norway. 
To my left Ulrikke Lund
 & 

I was so very happy for Ulrikke, shes a true fashionista.
 She won the BEST fashion blogger Award of the year & it was handed to her by last year's winner, Camilla Pihl.

It was nice to catch up with the girls and they wanted to know if I would be coming to Milan for fashion week! Well we'll have to see darlings, I told them, b'cos there seems to be so MUCH going on this year!


Lady in lace.
Costure Editor-at-large, Vanessa Rudjord.

Iselin Sterio
Super model Iselin Steiro won the award for best dressed.
That's one of the perks of being a super model, you get all the fabulous clothes a whole season b4 they're available in stores.
Iseling editorial campaigns for designers such as Zara, Chanel, Versace and Gucci to catwalk shows for some of the world's top fashion house's such as Prada, Miu Miu, Isabel Marant, Balmain 
& Yves St Laurent.
Not to mention a magazine cover with Italian Vogue.
Super Model & Costume style star, Iselin Steiro

Fashion Blogger, Camilla Pihl.

Super Model & Recording Artist, Mimi Blix

 Henrik Thodesen, Tinashe Bakasa Roll and her actor boyfriend, Odd-Magnus Williamson.
It's a great time for Odd, b'cos his movie has been nominated for an Academy Award, so yes!!
 He'll be off to the Oscar's next month. 
All the very BEST of luck 2 u Odd:-)

 Recording Artist, Maria Mena 
Who graced us with her sensational voice for the evening, wearing Acne, YSL clutch and Michael Kors shoes.

Singing sensation Lise Karlsnes
Hello Baby where are the fire men to put out this sizzling fire?
Lise looked amazing in a floor-length lace dress from Gestuz and jewelry from Norwegian Bjorg.
But what I loved most that Lise wore last night was.......CONFIDENCE!

Party promoter Ronnie Ottem & Actress, Hentiette Lien.
LAID BACK IN BLACK
And they both wore it well. It's always nice to see the latest trend worn the right way. 
And what is most intriguing about this couple is that Henttiette is in rugged leather & boots and Ronnie is the gentleman in a polo neck and a MAN'S clutch that very few men can carry off.
WOW! 
Good friends that understand fashion:-)))))))

TV2's Fashion expert, Marianne Jemtegård 
ALWAYS gets it right in a Helmut Lang jacket, on-trend leather pants, Balenciaga bag & suede ankle booties.

Moods of Norway entrepreneur, Peder Borresen
 & his beautiful wife, Camilla in a dress from the Norwegian fashion house Second day.
I loved, loved, loved Peder's deep burgundy/wine velvet suit!
BANG on trend and very fabulous! Take note boys, this outfit should be in your wardrobe YESTERDAY!

With my sweet friend & date 4 the evening, 
(we left our hubbies @ home:)
fashion stylist Tatiana Pettersen.

PARTY TIME:)
I thought this bag & ring combo was just beyond and so very cutting edge!

What a FABULOUS necklace! 

 Drink up folks! They're on the house!
OLDEN  
Ladies and gentlemen, 
this is by far the BEST water I've drunk in a long time.
It's got a hint of lime in it and is as refreshing as can be after burning calories off on the dance floor.
Highly recommended and my go-to-drink from now on!

 The ever so sleek Synnøve Skarbo 
in single zip black leather fitted dress and a carmel Chanel clutch!

  Beautiful Maria graced us with her Amazing voice!


 Tatiana & I.

Goodies in goody bags to take home!

 What did I wear u ask?

I went for a 1920's GLAM look.
Ocean blue dress - Martin Maison Margiela 4 H&M
Bejeweled headband - Butler & Wilson
Black hair bow - Chanel
Earrings - Butler & Wilson
Bracelets - Accessorize 
Metallic mesh clutch - Gucci
Make-up - Iman & Isadora
Nail polish - Revlon. Colour - Pink pussycat
Stockings - Wolford
Fragrance - Coco Chanel

 A side note.....
ALWAYS make it your own look,thats how style is created.
I cut off the sleeves and tucked in the shoulders, then made a belt to give the dress more structure for my waist.

 Ciao 4 now my fashionistas & I'll c u next year!

xoxo
 F.D.V.


Sunday, January 13, 2013

REGENTS PROPERTIES-Exclusive affiliate of CHRISTIE'S International Real Estate, ONDA RESTAURANT & LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE NORWAY'S, LAUNCH & NEW YEAR'S PARTY!


The BEST party ever!

Lights, Camera & Action.

There was no better way to start off the New Year than an amazing Dinner Party that was thrown by Regents Properties in Collaboration with the magnificent restaurant, Onda and Lifestyle magazine Norway.
The party took place in the ritzy neighborhood of the super rich and famous, Aker Brygge.
As well as celebrating the new year, the party was also for a great cause as it was in conjunction with an auction to raise money for children with cancer at the Radium hospital in Oslo.
Professional auctioneer, Jaochim Wrang-Widen came from none other than the famed Christie's Auction house in London to auction off the items to the highest bidder and get the most money for the charity!
And as for me!.................
 Well darlings, I was working for Chanel 9 Oslo, as the Television on-air Host on the Red Carpet!
 Getting all the gossip, fashion and everything else from the celebrities, High Society elite and beautiful people as they made their appearance for what was a sensational evening!


About our HOSTS that were responsible for the sensational event!
The founder of Regent Real-estate, Øyvind Olstad.
Regent Property - Exclusive affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate.
Christie's, the world's leading luxury real estate network has awarded Affiliate status to Regent Real Estate AS 
in Oslo, Norway. 
Regent Real Estate exclusively represents the Christie's brand in the top spectrum of the residential property market in Oslo, Bærum, Bergen & Stavanger in Norway.

LifeStyle needs no introduction, it's everything fabulous and luxurious.
One of the leading distributing channels for marketing, sales of products & services for companies in the high end life style segment. 
LIFESTYLE Norway.

The name ONDA means wave. The name is inspired by the shape of this beautiful water-front restaurant.
The restaurant has 3 different concepts, Mezzanine, Sea & Asia.
It also has an outdoor terrace with a breathtaking view of the 
Oslo Opera house.


Aker Brygge
Aker Brygge
The water-front neighborhood, home to the Super Rich & Celebrities. The Beverly Hills of Oslo.

The PRESS Wall.
I was one of the 1st guess to arrive since I was working as well.

What was I wearing?
Well the producers wanted me to wear the colour purple as it would go well with my back-drop which was orange, 
I absolutely agreed.
Dress- H&M
Earrings - Accessorize 
Bracelet - Hermes
Watch - Gucci
Stockings - Wolford
Wedges - My own design
Fragrance - Flower Bomb.
Make-up - Iman & Isadora
With Celebrity Eyebrow artist, Fred Hamelten.

With my better half, my husband Ole. xoxo.

With Rudi Rørstad to my right & also with Super Models all wearing dresses by fashion designer, Kathrine Nørgård & jewelry on the models by Jewelry designer, Børre Olsen.
With Event Manager @ the Ballroom, Linn Ness.

Photo credit Olga Trubkina Nilsen

Celebrities, fashion designers and High Society donated various precious items worth thousands of Norwegian Kroner to the auction in the name of a good cause in order to help children with Cancer.
Talking to eyebrow stylist to the Stars, 
Fed Hamelten and his wife Tina. 
Fred and Tine donated a beautiful diamond tweezer that was worth 40.000kr. 
He also gave recording artist, superstar  Rihanna a beautiful diamond tweezers well when she came to perform in Oslo.
Rihanna showed her appreciation by publicly thanking Fred on her Twitter account to her 27.8 million followers. :-)
Photo credit Roar Vestad.

Fred & the very expensive diamond tweezers.
Photo credit Roar Vestad.

Auctioneer, Joachim Wrang-Widen was a complete joy to speak to on the red carpet and has a fantastic sense of humor.
Photo credit Olga Trubkina Nilsen

Fashion designer Kathrine Nørgård looked amazing as always.
She came to the event with 8 beautiful models wearing her designs all to be auctioned off as well as donating her services to a special custom made dress worth 30,000kr for any special occasion of the bidders choice.
Photo credit Roar Vestad.

Photo credit Roar Vestad.
With fashion stylist and good friend Tatiana Pettersen.

Regents Real Estate Owner & CEO of Lifestyle Norway,
 Øyvind Olstad with Television Producer, Geir Bie making their speeches just before the auction started:-)
Auctioneer, Joachim Wrang-Widen,  Øyvind Olstad with Geir Bie


We were entertained with the sweet voice of Soprano Soloist, BENEDICTE ARVING

Dinner time:-)
It was such a great feeling for my husband to see me work and we had a fantastic evening together!

Menu for the evening:
The 3 course meal included
Power cod with fennel and lobster sauce
Tenderloin of beef with creamed mushrooms, herb roasted potatoes and red wine.
Dessert
Chocolate cake topped in white chocolate surrounded in fresh raspberries and raspberry sauce.

Fashion Stylist Tatiana Pettersen, 
with eyebrow stylist to the stars Fred Hamelten
 and Jewelry designer, Børre Olsen.
Photo credit Roar Vestad.

Eyebrow guru to the stars, Fred Hamelten with his 40.000 diamond tweezers he donated to the auction and was SOLD for 40,000 
to this beautiful lady above.
Photo credit Roar Vestad.

Jim Dahlby, Socialite Edna Falao & CEO Øyvind Olstad.
Photo credit Roar Vestad.

One of the very BEST Television Producers in the business
 Geir Bie, 
with Fashionista Cecilie Eide & Henrik Rønbeck.
Photo credit Roar Vestad.

Iram Akhtar, famed photographer, Per Heimly 
& Reality star, Sverre Goldenheim.
Photo credit Roar Vestad.

With my good friend Aurora Leonor Jimenez Lorente.

With Supermodel & Birthday-girl Sanam Bokhari, to my right!

Good night darlings!
It was an absolutely fantastic way to kick of the New Year 
and above all, 
the auction raised 309,000.00Kr for charity!
WOW!

XOXO
F.D.V.