The Backpack


ENG What? A style post? I know, lately I've been all over the place. "Find your blogging niche" seems to be the mantra that I just can't stick to. Some days I feel like sharing recipes while other days I'll tell you about the benefits of rubbing snail mucus all over your face. That's just how it is. Well, today I feel like sharing one of my latest style-related finds - the backpack.

This purchase was definitely fuelled by three factors - an aching back, occasional trips to Scandinavia and my hoarder tendencies. Essentially my goal was to look effortless while carrying all my belongings and not being afraid that my back is eventually going to snap in half. Armed with a vague idea of what I was looking for, I was a woman on a mission, yet it took me almost a year to find the right one. Where? Zara. Zara always has it all, doesn't it? It's like the IKEA of clothes.

Now, the styling part. The relaxed shape makes the bag perfect for casual wear, but the grainy faux leather makes it polished enough for smarter occasions. As it's a mix between a bucket bag and a backpack, the bag isn't particularly safe, but a little paranoia is a small price to pay for something you've coveted for the longest time. Right now the Danish weather has been particularly ... Danish, so the bag perfectly complements my uniform of jeans, duster coat and slip-ons. Surprisingly enough the bag goes with almost any outfit - even with dresses. When did I get so adventurous?

What are your thoughts on backpacks?

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LV Kas tad tas? Raksts par stilu un modi? Zinu, pēdējā laikā blogs ir pārverties par dažādu tematu mudžekli. Šķiet, ka "atrodi savu blogošanas nišu" mantra nav man īsti piemērota. Ir dienas, kad vēlos padalīties ar dažādām receptēm, kamēr citas dienas vēlos veltīt apdziedot gliemju slienu maģiskās īpašības. Tā nu tas ir. Šodien vēlējos padalīties ar savu jaunāko atradumu - mugursomu.

Šo pirkumu ietekmēja trīs faktori - sāpoša mugura, regulārie braucieni uz Skandināviju un vēlme nēsāt somā visu savu iedzīvi. Apbruņojusies ar aptuvenu ideju par kāroto somu, devos meklējumos, tomēr to vienu īsto un vienīgo es atradu tikai pēc gada. Kur? Zarā. Zarā vienmēr var atrast kāroto, vai ne? Tā vieta līdzinās apģērbu IKEA veikalam.

Tagad nedaudz par mugursomas integrēšanu esošajā garderobē. Somas brīvā forma padara to ideālu ikdienas nēsāšanai, bet tās materiāls - mākslīgā āda - dod tai viegli "formālu" toni. Tā kā soma ir sajaukums starp mugursomu un maisveidīgu somu, tā nebūs visdrošākā izvēle pastaigai pa šaubīgām ielām. Šobrīd Dānijas laikapstākļi ir ļoti ... dāniski, tādēļ šī soma lieliski papildina manu ikdienas džinsu, trenča un sporta apavu formas tērpu. Man par lielu pārsteigumu, mugursoma ir viegli kombinējama ar jebkuru apģērba gabalu - pat kleitām.

Kādas ir Tavas domas par mugursomām?
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