Lifestyle, Outfits

Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2016

Good Friday morning everybody! I would like to thank you all for the feedback on my previous post. I have read every single comment and some of them were absolutely wonderful because they were honest, insightful and you have opened up/ got engaged in the discussion which was the point of the whole post.

Thank you for sharing your thoughts as well as the advices, they are all very much appreciated! I’m still trying to reply back to everyone, so sorry if it’s taken some time to do that. 🙂

Valentine’s Day! Yep, it’s already here and this Sunday will be an extra sweet one thanks to Valentine’s! 🙂 I have never been the person that gave much attention to this particular day, esp. back to when I was single, it was just a “bad reminder” of everybody being super in love and me not really having roses growing and little hearts popping out of my eyes. 😀

I do understand and like this day much better nowadays, but I still think that it’s been too monetized and blown out of proportion that it looses it’s main point – to celebrate love and give out love! I like the way we celebrate it in Finland. The whole day is more of a “Friend’s Day” rather than a couple’s day.

To love and be loved in return are the biggest blessings one can have in their life, so if you can count even one person that you love and that loves you as much back, you’re a very happy human being! In modern day life, it seems so hard to have a real, deep and pure love towards somebody, be it your friend or partner, but when you do give out this kind of love and if you’re able and open to receive the same, you are a very rich person and you should cherish those feelings and people more than anything. 🙂

P.S. Check out my Stockholm Express video/ vlog HERE!!

Have a great weekend everybody!!

I’m wearing: Shoes – Asos, Blouse and dress – Zara, Coat – Max Mara, Earrings – HOH1960, Bag – &otherstories, Bracelets – HOH1960 & J Crew







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  • Reply nancy February 11, 2016 at 11:38 PM

    I love that bag! I think &Other Stories is a great and very stylish brand!

    • Reply natali karppinen February 14, 2016 at 9:32 AM

      Thank you very much and I agree with you 100%! I have loved &otherstories ever since they started.

  • Reply Ivana February 12, 2016 at 12:43 AM

    Kaput, cipeleeeee… ajmo opet… KAPUUUT, CIPELEEEE <3 <3 <3 Prekrasna si i ja sam naprosto preoduševljena ovm kombinacijom. Definitivno nešto što bih vrlo rado nosila. 🙂 Baš si stajliš od glave do pete! 🙂

    Slažem se da ljubav treba slaviti cijelu godinu i nije da padam u nesvjest radi Valentinova, ali isto tako mi nije jasna ta ljudska netrpeljivost prema istome u posljednjih nekoliko godina… slavi ako hoćeš i kako hoćeš ili nemoj uopće i pusti također druge da čine što žele… ah! 🙂

    Kako god, želim ti lijepu nedjelju u krugu najdražih! :*

    • Reply natali karppinen February 14, 2016 at 9:34 AM

      AAAA!!! Koja si ti kraljica?!!! Stvarno, evo jedan naklon i veliko hvala za ovakve divne komplmente!
      Da, meni isto nije jasno zasto je tako velika polemika oko Valentinova?! Kako sam i sama napisala, nije
      bas da mi je “kul” sto je toliko komercijalan i izforsiran taj dan, ali isto tako mi nije ni Halloween jasan,
      pa opet izvucem najbolje iz oba dana i ucinim ih “svojima”. Saljem ti puno pusa!

  • Reply Matea February 12, 2016 at 1:36 AM

    Ajme što ti je slatka haljinica, još u kombinaciji s ovom romantičnom košuljicom…ma preslatka si! 🙂
    Želim ti sjajan vikend u društvu prijatelja i obitelji, apslutno potpisujem da je ljubav nešto što se slavi tokom čitave godine (u svim njenim oblicima, ne samo prema boljim polovicama), a što se tiče Valentinova, mene za njega nikad nije bila briga, dan kao svaki drugi 🙂

    • Reply natali karppinen February 14, 2016 at 9:31 AM

      Heheh, joj kako si mi sad ulijepsala dan s ovim komentarom!
      Uzivaj u vikendu draga a ljubav slavimo u svim njenim oblicima svaki dan jer je to nesto najlijepse, najvece
      i pokrece cijeli svijet. 🙂

  • Reply Federica Spinelli February 12, 2016 at 1:58 AM

    Really cool outfit i really like your bag you’re reallo beautiful in this pic! very nice post! kiss
    Federica – Cosa Mi Metto???

  • Reply Carrieslifestyle February 12, 2016 at 2:23 AM

    so so in loooove with your fab look. i love everything

  • Reply Trang Do February 12, 2016 at 3:51 AM

    Love your outfit and bag! You look great!
    Love from {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

    • Reply natali karppinen February 14, 2016 at 9:28 AM

      Thank you Trang for the comment and all of the support, it means a lot!

  • Reply Vale February 12, 2016 at 4:43 AM

    Dearest Natali, I have the same dress but haven’t worn it yet, you gave me amazing inspiration as ever, love it on you ! I also wanted to wear it with something underneath as I prefer long sleeves 🙂 Your coat is so pretty, the entire outfit is super stylish ! Wishing you a love filled Valentines day my friend ! Kisses

    Fashion and Cookies – fashion blog

    • Reply natali karppinen February 14, 2016 at 9:28 AM

      My sweetest Vale!! Thank you so much for this comment and the compliments, you have truly made my day! 🙂
      I hope that you are having a wonderful Valentine’s Day and a Name Day. :* <3

  • Reply Chelsea February 12, 2016 at 4:53 AM

    You are so great at layering! Love this outfit. Happy Valentine’s Day!

    xx Chelsea

    • Reply natali karppinen February 14, 2016 at 9:27 AM

      Thank you Chelsea very much! Happy Valentine’s Day to you as well!

  • Reply sand February 12, 2016 at 6:31 AM

    Love the bag 🙂 Bonjour from France, Sand.

  • Reply Amy Ann February 12, 2016 at 6:55 AM

    You are just so stylish!! I love this dress. Your layered top, tights, and awesome gold shoes are so good! I loved what you said about to love and be loved in return is one of the biggest blessings in life. So true! Hope you feel the love this weekend!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

    • Reply natali karppinen February 14, 2016 at 9:25 AM

      Thank you so much sweetheart, I appreciate your comments/ insights very much. Have a great weekend too!

  • Reply a trendy life February 12, 2016 at 6:58 AM

    love the look! xx

  • Reply Eye See Euphoria February 12, 2016 at 7:26 AM

    Very stylish and Happy Valentine’s Day. Thanks for sharing and check out our Valentine’s Day Special!

    Eye See Euphoria |

    • Reply natali karppinen February 14, 2016 at 9:24 AM

      Awwww! You’re so sweet! Thank you! Have a great Valentine’s too!

  • Reply Lesley February 12, 2016 at 9:18 AM

    Love this look! So different and versatile! Loving the gold shoes!

  • Reply Arabella February 12, 2016 at 12:07 PM

    Great post and such a cute look!


  • Reply Laura Jane February 12, 2016 at 12:18 PM

    such a special clutch !! really like it !
    xx Laura Jane

    • Reply natali karppinen February 14, 2016 at 9:21 AM

      Thank you Laura, it was a love at first sight with this clutch!

  • Reply Sandra kopko February 13, 2016 at 4:07 AM

    I really love you 🙂 Happy New Year!

    Can you follow me? I follow you 🙂
    If you comment my post, I will comment your five posts! 🙂

    • Reply natali karppinen February 14, 2016 at 9:20 AM

      Thank you very much Sandra! I will check out your blog. 🙂

  • Reply Iris February 13, 2016 at 5:31 AM

    What a fun look!

    xoxo Iris

  • Reply amanda chic February 13, 2016 at 5:52 AM

    this look is amazing!! so pretty

  • Reply Anonymous February 13, 2016 at 7:58 AM

    Beautiful style!

  • Reply Ev February 13, 2016 at 8:01 AM

    Amazing look! <3


  • Reply ivana split February 13, 2016 at 10:11 AM

    savršena kombinacija! tu torbicu obožavam…a cipele su fantastične!

  • Reply Laura February 13, 2016 at 11:47 AM

    Wow, great look!
    I love your shoes!! <3


  • Reply Monica February 13, 2016 at 11:17 PM

    Omg I love the entire look, you have put together the pieces so well, very elegant and chic!

    Monica –

  • Reply J'ara Ami February 14, 2016 at 4:37 AM

    Love the post and agree with the points you made. ‘Friends day’ sounds so much better than couples day (“,) especially for single folk like myself. Your coat is lovely and you look great x

    La Sugarlace

    • Reply natali karppinen February 14, 2016 at 9:17 AM

      Thank you very much for stopping by! I’m glad that you have liked the post and the “Friend’s Day” idea. 🙂

  • Reply Tanaka February 14, 2016 at 7:04 PM

    This look makes me want to instantly dive into your closet! Such great pieces. That dress, coat and especially that bag *swoon*
    x Tanaka

  • Reply Sophie February 15, 2016 at 4:17 AM

    Perfect outfit, love every detail of your dress <3

    xoxo, Lastestbag – Best Bags 2016

  • Reply Caitlin Lee February 15, 2016 at 6:45 AM

    Love these outfits!! Super stunning! xo

  • Reply Ombre By Sara February 15, 2016 at 8:49 AM

    Todella ihana laukku! Pitänee tarkastella toi &Other Stories lähemmin, muistan muutama vuosi sitten kun ekaa kertaa heidän vaatteitaan kattelin ajattelin että ne on H&M vaatteita mutta vaan kalliimmalla. (Henkka Maukka kun sen omistaa). Mutta pitänee katsella uudestaan koska toi laukku kyllä näyttää tosi laadukkaalta! 🙂

  • Reply Kadi LV February 15, 2016 at 2:43 PM

    I love your outfit, especially the coat and the bag !


  • Reply Toks February 15, 2016 at 3:12 PM

    Such a pretty dress and I love the shoes. I’m not into Valentine’s day in a big way either, much too commercial. Great video and your daughter speaks such perfect English. Do you speak to her in English all the time? xoxoxo

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