Zara summer sales

Hey guys,

If you live in Copenhagen, you certainly know that EVERY store is on sales now, right? Well, as a Zara employee, I have been keeping an eye on the items that I wanted from a certain time until now, so it is finally time to shop them! Here are my personal favorites 😉 Sales must haves

A trip down to San Francisco’s hills

After a long flight from Copenhagen (11 hours), we landed in the beautiful Bay Area with bright blue sky and sunny (not always like that). Hello San Francisco!

I stayed at the hotel Marriott Union Square at 480 Sutter Street which was 2 minutes walking to the city centre. I was living at the 21st floor so I had a nice view from my hotel room window.

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I was there with Kasper but because he was there with work I had most of the daytime by myself. It was actually nice walking around enjoying the city.

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The best part about any trip is the time we get to explore the amazing areas of a city. There’s nothing that makes me feel more alive and excited than discovering something new, getting to know new people and a new culture better. For me that is what travelling is about. It is somehow the only thing you can actually  purchase that enriches you even more as you gain and cultivate knowledge from different cultures and from the world. Somehow it really opens up your eyes for  many delightful things.

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We spent 6 days out there and I got to see part of the city, shop and enjoy walking up and down the hills of San Francisco.

Some of my destinations were; walking through Chinatown, which it is the oldest and largest of its kind in North America; Took a ride on the city’s famous cable cars; visited the car cable museum; visited shopping malls and classic American shops like forever 21, Macy’s, DSW (the designer shoe land); tried amazing seafood and walked across the Golden Gate Bridge (the most iconic landmark in San Francisco).

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Unfortunately the Museum of Modern Art is closed for improvement and reconstruction, so I was not able to see some of the local art pieces from this museum. I also did not had the chance to visit the Alcatraz prison as I had to buy the ticket days in advance (I went there and the next tickets available were for 26th June), so whenever you going to San Francisco and would like to visit the prison, I recommend that you book or buy tickets in advance. It is also possible, if you are really lucky, to purchase tickets very early morning like 7:30, from people that had cancelled but I would not relay on that because the tickets are limited.

Overall, I had such a great time out there and I would definitely like to go back there again. The city has its charm and magic somehow.

What about you, where is your next destination?

With love,

Noe

 

 

The Color Run

Hi there!

Last sunday my friend and I participated in Zulu – The Color Run in Copenhagen. It was SO fun!

It is called the happiest 5 km run – and I really do believe it is the happiest run in the world! Basically everyone runs 5 km, and there is a pit-stop every kilometer where you get colored powder and water thrown at you.

It was such a fun sunday, the sun was shining, the music was nice and loud and everybody was happy and covered in color! When people reached the goal there was a big stage with a DJ, so in the end, everybody gathered in front of the stage and danced while throwing color in the air. This is definitely not the last time I am participating in this event!

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Doesn’t it look fun? 😉

Love,

Aman

Tourist-ing around town

Hey guys!

It has been a while, hope you are enjoying the sun out there, well, I am 🙂

So my mother-in-law-to-be came all the way from Brazil to visit us. I guess she did not want to be around the World Cup Buzz, so Copenhagen must feel like a great place to escape! OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

It is quite a pleasure having family and friends visiting us, since we only go back home once a year and sometimes it almost feels like we´re too far away and distant, both physically and emotionally, from all the ones we love, so I am very excited to have her here and soon some of our argentinian and german friends as well!

This saturday we decided to take her for a little tour around town, yes, I know, very turistic, but we will get to the most secret spots later on. First things, first! This is the outfit I chose to go and it felt amazing being able to use a backless shirt, with the wind blowing my skirt and hair, I don´t want summer to ever end! OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

How are you using your summertime?

Love, Mari.

Ni’mat spa at Copenhagen Airport – Hilton Hotel

Hi there! I am so excited because there is only 2 days left for my trip to San Francisco. I am going on vacation for a week and I just can’t wait! It will be my first time in US and it feels like a dream come true. Anyway, I will keep you guys updated from there with   pictures from the beautiful city.

Thinking about travelling and the stress from airports, something came across my mind…Last week I went to Ni’mat spa at the hotel Hilton in Copenhagen Airport and I had such an amazing experience the second I step my feet into the place.

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As soon as you walk in the door, you feel the atmosphere: unspoiled calm, deep colours adorn the walls, Buddha figurines and relaxing music fills your ears. There was a completely quiet atmosphere that gives an emotional insight into Eastern mysticism inviting you to a complete treat of your body and soul.

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There are many ways to spend our time at the airport but this is by far top of my list!The salt-water pool dominating the main room captures my attention – the copper floor reflecting through the water is bold and striking. Even though Ni’mat has Asian inspired interior, it’s presented with a very modern twist.

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Speaking of modern twists, Ni’mat is also proud owner of The Golden Egg, exclusively Scandinavian which is the latest development promoting total relaxation and promises to transport you to a whole new private universe.

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I have a few moments to enjoy the atmosphere before my treatment with a cup of tea just before my therapist for the day guided me for my foot treatment.

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I had my feet exfoliated, massaged and thoroughly moisturised before we head to the treatment room for an hour-long body massage.

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Everything was so perfect and relaxing! After a wonderful relaxing body massage dishes of fresh fruit and champagne was waiting for me.

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Ni’mat has so many kinds of massages and treatment, which are totally worth to try. For more information you can visit their website here:http://www.nimat.dk/

Try it out and share your experience with HYBRIDA girls.

Have a wonderful relaxing day!

Noe

 

 

 

Diageo World Class Nordic Final 2014

Hi guys!

I want to dedicate this post to my amazing big brother Hardeep Rehal. He is a professional bartender and last wednesday Diageo World Class Nordic Finals were held here in Copenhagen in the beautiful Hotel D’angleterre.

The competition was held over two days where all the competitors had to compete in several challenges where 6 judges had to judge them on skills, creativity, creations and performance.

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Photo by Rasmus Flindt

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Photo by Jamel Sundoo

One of the last challenges was called “Mystery Box” where they got some minutes to pick out some ingredients and create a cocktail. My brother created the cocktail Norseman Sour and it contained gin, sea buckthorn, licorice and lemon juice.

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Photo by Rasmus Flindt

He is going to represent Denmark in the World Championship in July and on top of that, he even took the title as the Nordic Champion where he won over Sweden and Norway.

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I am so proud of him. I hope you will all cross your fingers and wish him good luck for the next big challenge! 🙂

Love,

Aman

 

Pictures from:
http://my-pleasure.dk/2014/06/diageo-world-class-nordic-final-2014-vinderen-er-karet/

 

 

Let jewellery picture her story

Let jewellery picture her story: An Interview with jewellery lover Joana Roxana

For Roxana, it all started as a hobby and as a way to express her own reality, but today she dreams of launching her first collection by the end of this year.

HYBRIDA girls love to see passionate people that enjoy doing what they love the most, because it is inspiring and it is important to support people like Roxana. We want to show the world that a dream does come true if you fight for it!

Today I’m delighted to share her story, her lovely handmade jewellery and passion for re-design of old pieces of jewellery.

So, are you ready to meet Joana?

Interview after the picture ;).

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When did you start doing Jewelry?

In 2012, 1 year after I came to Denmark (I am from Romania). At the time I was studying management and it was not what I really enjoyed doing, so whenever I had some spare time I would do drawings, painting…so I started drawing jewellery. At that time I did not see it as something that would grow on me.

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How is your design process?

I gather old pieces of jewellery from second-hand shops, fairs from different countries, and I purchase old pieces of jewellery that inspires me.

I try to look at other people’s work and get inspired with different techniques and afterwards I redesign the jewellery in my own way using various techniques.

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What inspires you?

Everything that surrounds me inspires me. But something that inspires me the most is nature and Frida Kahlo.

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Who does your jewellery appeal to?
A feminine, girly, and elegant person who loves nature, children, animals, and is romantic. Someone who has an inner beauty inside her and she wants to show it to the world in different ways – and a piece of jewellery is one of them.

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What is your favourite piece of jewellery?

It is a necklace made out of an old bracelet, which was a gift from my grandmother back when I was only 18. It broke and I felt sorry about it so I decided to give it a new life and re-design it. The chain of the necklace is a silver chain, which was a gift from my mother… The pearls were purchased from a vintage fair. So I’m kind of wearing 3 generations of my family here! I feel strongly attached to this piece because it’s nostalgic and it brings me back good memories. It is a special piece that I connect to.

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Future plans?

By the end of this year I have a plan to start up a collection of statement necklaces using the Macramé technique. The Macramé technique is method where you make knots in a cord.

One of the main core values is quality so I will try to incorporate that into my designs by creating something rustic, simple – but unique.

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Any idea for the brand name?

I’m not a hundred percent sure but it will probably be something like Joy Chic because my pieces are joyful and chic at the same time – those two words represent me and are also in my own core values.

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With Love,

Noe

 

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