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press pause

 

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Even warriors need a break sometimes,
– & we’re taking ours starting today, with the Swedish christmas
only a day away. On the 5th of January we’ll be business as
usual and back in the LW showroom and your orders, e-mails etc.

Set yourself free, enjoy all the seemingly smallest of moments and
love, love, love all the more on these, the days of christmas,

the Warriors

 

 

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sara holding the LW shell baubles & wearing the LW moon child lace kimono
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LW Winter’14

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With todays LW Winter’14 launch, many projects close to our hearts saw the light.
One of them is the new series LW Moon Child Botanicals.
With the bliss of traveling one of our favorite countries,
we’ve been wanting to do bath and fragrance,
since the very first time we set our tired feet down
in a spa on the island of the gods.
The balinese just do spa like no others.

Think products developed with a whole lot of love,
by the LW team in collab with artisans rich in knowledge;
having worked with herbal remedies for over two generations.
Think 100% natural ingredients. Think truly effective.
Think raw and natural materials sought out,
– & sourced since ancient times for their skin healing qualities.
Think white clay & vanilla bean, organic honey & bali coffee,
volcanic rock & pumice stone.
Think body scrubs, face masks and home fragrances.
Think pure luxury with a clean conscience.

Think LW Moon Child Botanicals. And find it here.

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Another one is the longed for LW Moon Child Lace Kimonos, – & now caftans too.
For us, making kimonos & caftans has always been a full circle – kinda thing,
as we can still remember, with a murmur thru our hearts,the lazy weekend mornings of our childhoods,
where our mothers & fathers would lounge around in theirs.
With this LW Moon Child series we wanted to continue that legacy,
and if kimonos and caftans are a must in the Warrior wardrobe, so is lace,
-& we have therefore combined the two in these garments.
Wear them with nothing but bare skin, feeling beautiful around the house, and all dressed up as well,
with a belt for a more defined look, they are made for it.
The soft and stylishly lazy lace get up is here to remind you
we live by the sun and love by the moon.

You find them all in the Warrior Wardrobe.

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Another loved project in the launch is LW Warriors of the World.
This series in the making, is one inspired by all the amazing creatures and characters
we meet on our journeys around the globe, – & a reminder that we all have a fighter inside of us;
that can be wisely brought out, who ever and where ever we are, when needed.

Our designer Sara N Bergman paints with hand, heart (& kind childrens paint)
and photographer Hannah Lemholt shoots and immortalizes.
Magic souls and loving warriors, brought to you by LW.
Now available as both fine art prints in different sizes
and the new, rough craft paper photo bags.

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Yet another project close to our hearts,
– & launched in the winter collection, is the LW photo art calendar’15.

As the end of one year is drawing closer, the promise of a new one lies in the middle distance.
To us it feels like we’re all glancing at it, together, not really knowing,
however much we think we can plan life.
We can aspire though.

And that pretty much sums up what the LW photo art calendar for 2015 is about.
We wanted to repeat to you, some of our own watchwords, like
integrity, strength, personality, kindness, creativity, empathy, affinity honesty, hope,
– & a little bit of mischief on every new month of the new year.

Warrior and illustrator Sara N Bergman has hand painted with her magic hand
and in chalk & japanese ink she has adorned the photography of Hannah Lemholt,
with some of our common favorite quotes by inspiring people
(all to be found credited in the index of the calendar prints).

We’ve all put our soul, creativity and love into this project
and we are so happy about the outcome,
– & your love for it, already flowing over in e-mails and wishes to pre order.

It is here now. 2015. Let’s make it …

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There’s also a brand new collab & collection, that we are very proud of,
– & one that has been kept a bit under wraps until now.
And that’s the LW Khadi Kimonos.
This unisex LW designed kimono is 100 % handmade of soft Khadi textiles.
This means that the cotton is hand picked, the spinning of the cotton is made by hand
and the yarn is woven by hand into organic fabric of superior quality.

Khadi is not even just a fabric, it’s a whole movement started by Mahatma Gandhi,
promoting Indian goods, to improve India’s economy and independence.
Gandhi worked for khadi-spinning to strengthen the rural Indian self-employment and self-reliance.
Thus khadi symbolizes political ideas and independence and still today most politicians in India only dress in Khadi,
it is used in a number of suits in the new Star Wars movies and in fashion alike.
We lovingly collaborate on these LW Khadi Kimonos with our friends Harmit & Bess in India,
carrying the proud handmade tradition of eco cotton and political values in between its threads.

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.. along with treasures from the sea,
– & details that make for the kind of deco that, as you probably know by now,
we have a weak spot for; those that can be part of a 
natural home.
For us, the holidays, like Christmas, is no exception, and we wanted to bring
that LW touch to you as well, as an alternative to the traditional.
We also love it when things can be used in many ways and not only for a dizzyingly
fleeting time, and therefore decided to have our artisan friends make these
ideas come together, – in adding string attachment to the LW shell balls,
and golden rings to white feathers,
– that now can hang dreamlike from a christmas tree, a tree in the garden
for that special summer dinner, on a door handle, on a hanger holding that beloved
dress on the wall, – or just bundled together in a glass box,
beautifully awaiting your next idea..

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Oh, there’s a horse and a pig as well.
toki toki – we’ll let you discover those on your own..
And discover all of it, your way,
hoping you’ll enjoy the LW winter collection.

With a whole lot of Love,

the Warriors

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home and styling : sara n bergman
photography : hannah lemholt
© hannah lemholt photography / love warriors

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a midsummer love letter

 

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feathers on my breath necklace | bones & skulls necklace | etc

 

 

The warriors are getting geared up for a magic midsummer,
to charge the flower fields in battle for the most beautiful 7 to put under the pillow,
and to make it all full of love & a midsummer night’s dream.
We’re just taking a pause in prepping, to give a treat to you lovelies.
It’s a whispered tip in between feathers & lace;
that being signed up for love letters you get a midsummer gift;
20% off on some selected items from thursday 19th thru thursday 26th..

 

 

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.. the feathers on my breath necklace is in that 20% off – mix.
So are the LW golden treasures boxes,
the boldly big & beautiful feather dusters and last but not least,
this week only; the LW mood board portfolio
a Warrior Remembers, containing 13 fine art prints..

 

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Enjoy !

And dream,
always..

 

the Warriors

 

 

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summer 14 is in the house

 

 

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Last years treasure hunt is behind the warriors,
and as we’ve returned from the battlefield,
brought home the treasures bit by bit,
~ & collected them in the store for you lovely pirates,
it is now your time to go hunting..

We’ve packed this LW summer collection’14
full of love, ~ & hope you’ll enjoy it as much as we are.
It’s jam-packed with everything from smaller details,
like the feathery love letter pencils,
that comes in white, black & thundersky
{a stunning bluish grey we adore}..

 

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.. to kick-ass bigger pieces like the LW petrified wood tables or pallets ..

{We literally stopped in our tracks seeing the stunning
works of art that is petrified wood, tucked away in a secret street,
that suddenly turned into heaven.
From a distance at first we thought it was wood,
but hurrying closer, – & then stroking the pieces, sighing with delight,
we realized it was stone. Or to be more exact, – this amazing
material petrified wood (which we think is a funny name too, as it 
sounds as if someone scared it into stone) is a million year (!)
natural fossil process of turning wood into stone.
Left are those breathtakingly beautiful, completely unique,
& über cool pieces of the magic of nature eternalized,
which we couldn’t wait to bring home
as LW tables or pallets and plates or cheese boards.
We often fall crazy in love on our treasure hunts, but some
loves truly are eternal & timeless. These pieces are exactly that.}

 

 

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.. then there’s the whole lot of handpicked, ~ & handmade,
heart chosen, ~ & heart sketched goodies in between;
all to be discovered by you now..

 

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Many of you are  anxious to get a hold of prints etc
from the Warriors of the World series,
starting with the four first warriors, – & they will be
launching indian summer’14; around August.
And again, we promise to keep you updated here & on instagram.
Also it may be wise to sign up for Love Letters here on the site,
to get first hand heads up about new releases.

 

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Now.. as the warriors are back from the battlefield,
it is now your turn to go treasure hunting..

Happy Shopping
and fight with Love,

the Warriors

 

 

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styling : sara n bergman
photography : hannah lemholt

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around light corners

 

 

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We’ve been enjoying a few magic days shooting LW summer’14.
And also, you’ve been such sweethearts over on instagram,
~ cheering as if you were actually there with us a bit;
enjoying the new treasures flooded with light & good vibes.
We’re working on full warrior capacity to bring you 
all these new goodies as soon as possible,
~ & are aiming at the end of May
for things to start appearing in the shop.

 

 

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From small details with big love, 
~ like the handmade LW ‘feather festoon’s’;
garlands of cotton & naturally stunning feathers,
connected with gold; for decorating children’s rooms,
grown-up-children’s rooms, parties, weddings,
~ & to just hold beauty and whisper of hope,
as do the lovely feather pencils..

.. to big things with stunning detail,
like the limited edition, vintage restored LW sofas,
and all the things in between that we’ll be 
sure to share with you along the way;
on instagram, here and in a now not too distant future,
~ the shop.
All for you to take home, ~ & to heart ..

 

 

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 Here’s to all the light, 
just around the corner..

with Love,

the Warriors

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image n°1 | LW ’feather festoon’ / garland | summer’14
image n°2 | the ’feather festoon’ | LW vintage, restored, wooden sofa
in limited edition from the summer’14 collection | sheepskin 
image n°3 | LW tray / cheeseboard in petrified wood
{million year (!) natural fossil process of turning wood to stone}
| the new LW scented candles ceramic jar used as coffee cup after finished
& feather pencil : all summer’14 collection

styling & hand painted feather  : sara n bergman
photography : hannah lemholt 
© hannah lemholt photography | LW | sara n bergman illustration

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favorites afresh

 

 

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Hello may tuesday, ~ & lovelies,

we’re pulling ourselves from the unpacking & the photo work,
to pop in and tell you there’s, among new treasures, some of your 
absolute LW favorites, some for the last time, – making a
requested return visit in the shop. 
We’ve got one last round of the LW lace longhorns,
the vintage palm tree trays, wooden trays & leather key chains,
along with the sought after shell bracelet & one row shell necklace..

 

 

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.. and as we speak new treasures are also being unpacked,
~ & will be making their way into the shop at the end of may..
Some glimpses can be seen, for the curious, over on
the Love Warriors instagram.

 

Good times. Nothing but good times ahead.

And Love,

the Warriors

 

 

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image n°1 | model : lina lindholm | mua : jossi madsen
featuring the LW lace longhorns 
image n°2 & 3 | styling : sara n bergman | location / zebra : MO
all photography : hannah lemholt 

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a warrior day off

 

 

 

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Harvey MacKay said

Find something you love to do
and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.

For us that is, at least for the most part of the journey, – very true.
For however long our days are, and however much there is
nothing like Sunday or Monday in the life of a Warrior,
or at least they don’t hold any truth as to being a day off or
the classic first day of the workweek, – we often don’t feel like
we’re working. We feel like we’re living

For our days float into nights where we open up,
be it over drinks or just great food, in a respite that only
brings us closer and where the most of our projects
and ideas come to life under the stars.

That said, a Warrior has to know when
it’s time for rest &, in some cases, – recuperation.
And a true Warrior knows, this too is an art.
It doesn’t matter what name the day has,
or where in the world we currently call home.
It’s all about being all there. 
And granted, some places on earth are
more easy than others to just be.
Let us take you a long for one of our favorite
places like that. Dream beach.
{Yes. That’s the actual name of it.}

 

 

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Wherever we kick our sandals off, – that’s our home. | LW bracelet w. antique shells : here | + details from LW summer’14

 

 

 And this is why it doesn’t feel like we’re working.
Why instead it feels like we’re living. Because we can’t help but,
in the midst of just being, – meditatively picking shells & stunning shapes
on the beach, until time is erased entirely, – to also be inspired by just that.
And that’s what is then put into our work. The sensation of that day is
threaded on that bracelet, in between the shells & the cotton.
And that’s why it is an art form to have a day off as a Warrior,
the line between work & revitalization is a vague one;
it’s been washed over by the most beautiful of waves,
& left is only a immersion in the sand, at dream beach.

 

 

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 with much Love,

the Warriors

 

 

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LW vintage shell bracelet | LW summer’14 : soon
sara is wearing a necklace from the summer’14 collection,
the LW full moon lace maxi kimono : indian summer’14 and
the white warrior head crown : soon restocked  
all photography and works on paper by our honeypie

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the little feather is hand made by sara
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holy cow !

 

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On each and every Love Warriors treasure hunting trip
there seem to be one of those extra magical places,
ostensibly just opening up behind an old door or, as in this case;
a whole saga behind a sweet little old man.

One of those times where it’s hard to hold back the tears,
~ & the deliriously happy vertigo sets in.
Up and down the stairs we climbed,
only to find more & more beautiful vintage treasures
to bring home. Among many others, we found these stunning
old deer pieces, which kind of had us thinking about
Indian holy cows {and yes, say holy cow !}.
Boldly big & completely boho beautiful with old shell inlays
in intricate patterns. Oh, sigh .. 

 

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Our vintage-pots-guy was such a treat this time,
~ the delight of seeing the collaboration of his & our designer’s
hands, bringing about new Love Warriors pieces
in a language of paint & brushes, beyond any other kind
of language barriers. True bliss. Well, she had us at hello 
with her sketches, as usual, ~ pretty enough to print & frame

 

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Busy Bali days. We got to check on the new Love Warriors
scented candles too, before they are shipped out. We’ll be bringing you
two new, handpicked {or shall we say scent-picked} lovely ‘flavours’ in
handmade ceramic jars, one with an octopus & the other, a snake.
Here’s little sneak peek previews carrying the scent of a cobra sliding thru
vetiver grass & sandalwood and the other a scent of kopi luwak, the rarest gourmet coffee
in the world, which we thought needed a touch of tender vanilla
to be held by an octopus, ~ that three hearted stunning animal
just had to be part of the Love Warrior crew..

 

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 much love from the warriors
on tour ..

 

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photography : hannah lemholt 
hand painted feather : sara n bergman
© hannah lemholt | LW | sara n bergman illustration 

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sneak peek | memento vivere s/s14

 

 

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 for all you beautiful wildflowers, here’s a little sneak peek of the
sun soaker dress from our memento vivere collection s/s’14..
it has the painted dots pattern from the painter’s daughter, in a stunning
cognac / tobacco’ish color that we l o v e, ~ & the cut of the zebra dress
you’ve been longing for as well. if you’re a curious wildflower,
and go see that zebra dress; you’ll also see a sneak peek of some of the s/s’14
additions to the warrior wardrobe; necklaces & arm piece from papua..

 

{love warriors will be sending out packages around the world as usual,
but e-mail response may take a tad longer as we’re traveling.}

cause oh yes, we’re packing to go see that collection off.
we’ll see you somewhere on the other side of that 25 hour flight.

until then. stay wild. stay flowering.

the warriors

  

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photography : hannah lemholt 
hand painted wildflower about to bloom : sara n bergman
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on mermaids

 

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There’s a lot of mermaid inspiration floating around at the moment
{pun indeed intended}.. and we love it. We love it beyond the ‘trend’ of it, if you will.
Don’t you also love it? For the feeling of freedom, of beauty, ~ & of a mythology that connects
many countries around the world.. and that is always a beautiful thing, we think; connection.

Since as far back as 1000 b.c, when the first known mermaid stories are said to have been told;
we’ve been fascinated, ~ & inspired by those legendary creatures.
Those first stories, from Assyria, told people about the goddess Atargatis, who transformed
herself into a mermaid, out of shame for accidentally killing her human lover.
Imagine the big eyes of the children then. Some things are just beautifully eternal.

 

 

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We happily lent out some details from the series of accessories out of our upcoming LW s/s14 line,
~ to the shoot for swedish brand Fira’s spring & summer ’14 collection, mermaid life, shot back in september.
Featured are e.g. our own favorites; the vintage shell bracelets from Papua, that we told you about before,
~ that can be worn as a regular bracelet; dangling from the wrist,
or pulled up on the arm {staying there perfectly until you pull it down. Papua perfection.}
There’s also a sample we’ve made, a necklace out of bone, the birds of a feather ..
.. & the big necklace, or wall piece; white warrior..

 

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So if a mermaid is one who fights for love.. we wanna be one.
Even if its just in wearing little reminders out of bone, horn or shell. Small reminders
to go with our everyday attire of denim & simple, watery shirts or airy knits.
Come swim with us, lovelies ! And have yourself a beautiful & inspired new week..

with love,

the warriors 

 

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white warrior  shell necklace / wall piece : here
fira s/s14 mermaid life soon : here
other LW details for spring : expected in april
model : lina lindholm | hair & mua : belinda stigborn
 photography : hannah lemholt
the beautiful feather is hand drawn by sara n bergman

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image bank for bloggers etc : here
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LW | sara n bergman illustration  

 

 

 

nordic light

 

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We spent some loving warrior time this weekend,
sketching on some more pieces for the warrior wardrobe.
You know we love us some feathers, some shells and some fabric that
goes with denim and a free, light heart & bare {and preferably sandy} feet.
These photographs all says a little about what we’re up to..

 

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The LW bones & skulls skull necklace, as you know, is in the shop now,
and the big feathers on my breath feather & shell necklace that we fell in love
with last autumn; we couldn’t help but bring home for you lovely pirates, and it,
along with the rest of the fully loaded ship, ~ will enter the harbor come april.

 

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 We love, love, love our own bracelets, or shall we say arm pieces, 
that are vintage from Papua. They use them there as ’engagement rings’ 
and we’ve been using ours with just that kind of passion,
perhaps you’ve seen them; slided way up on the arms of a warrior or two.
We’re happy to say we’ll be bringing some of those beauties home as well,
for the LW s/s14 collection, ~ that’s the one reaching us in april.  

 

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.. that goes for the 1st of our pillow cases too,
~ & we can’t wait !
now this all says a little about what we’re up to,
and without being total teasers we can say there’s a whole lot
of other lovely things happening in 2014. .
.. & gosh it’s gonna be one lovely spring !

 

with love,

the warriors

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skull necklace | here
directory for other details | here
styling | sara n bergman
photography | hannah lemholt

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© hannah lemholt photography | love warriors 

 

 

 

 

painter's daughters & pirate's dreams

 

 

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Last time we released this voguish & gypset boho piece,
the bones & skulls skull necklace, ~ you cleaned us out in a matter of hours,
doing the phrase work like a captain, play like a pirate complete justice.

We’re so happy to tell you who got aboard too late,
that we now have had some more of these rock’n’roll beauties made,
~ & they are back in the shop.

It’s our favorite bone carver, a silent poet of craftsmanship,
who makes these stunners for LW.
Each skull is meticulously hand carved out of reclaimed deer horn
and are then forever joined by knots & loops of black cotton.

We love how it takes a simple white tee and denim look to that next level,
or how it can compliment a slick black blazer with some attitude.

We also can’t help but love how it turns heads whenever we wear it.

 

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While we are here, we also wanna tell you
the painter’s daughter kimono will be restocked in early march..
.. another piece that disappeared fast, ~ it seems you are longing for
days of sheer fabric & bare feet just like we are.. lovely pirates!

 

wishing you an inspired & beautiful end to your week.

with love, 

the warriors

 

 

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bones & skulls skull necklace – here 
image n°3 | self-portrait by hannah w. the necklace worn as headpiece
image n°5 | necklace worn as detail for fira s/s14 shoot |
model : lina lindholm | hair : belinda stigborn | camisole : fira
all photos | © hannah lemholt photography / love warriors

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sketching up spring

 

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 popping in to say hi lovelies,
hoping the new year has taken off
to a great start for you !

the warriors are sketching
away at spring’14; taking measurements,
fiddling with materials, ~ & trying on designs.. 

and ah, the beautiful bracelets and turning
more stories, more dreams, ~ into
additional wearable beauties..
we can hardly wait !

 

 

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 image n°1 | bracelets from bone & horn | LW spring’14
image n°2 | one of sara’s kimono sketches w.
quote scribbled down by honeypie 
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november loves

 

 

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november is, so far, all about transitioning from our
lingering indian summer into a sweden that is putting on
a stunningly grey, – & cosily soft winter coat.

it’s about autumn parties & work on the eve of winter.
it’s still about black and white and we’re adding
some simply stunning details to amp up the base.
there’s a limited edition of our bones & skulls necklaces,
a skull necklace handmade out of deer horn & black cotton..
{yes. perhaps you have seen it before.}

 

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.. & there’s also another limited edition piece,
the beautiful white warrior necklace, that we
just had to share with you guys, beyond the ones we
lugged home for our own homes on our latest trip.

we’ve seen the more common shell necklaces
with the long kinda ’bib’ coming down the center,
but we so extra love the shape of these round ones;
that are at the same time a bit more neat & easily placed,
– but still at least as boldly beautiful, with their large,
white & glossy shells meet matte, natural brown cotton body
teamed with those sweet cream & pigeon-blue seed pods..

 

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there’s a leather & cowrie shells key ring, singing to us
about summer, far into the autumn nights. we just
wanna carry a bit of the ocean with us in our every day life.
it reminds us there’s always summer somewhere and
that sandy feet &  midnight swims are sure to come again.
that’s why we call it the endless summer keychain.
it’s handmade and oh, a complete steal too..

 

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 and there you have ’em. our november loves. 
in the shop. n o w. enjoy !

with love, – & more to come,

the warriors 

 

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image n°1 | we contributed some skull love to the shoot of fira summer ’14 |
model : lina lindholm | hair & mua : belinda stigborn | blouse : fira
image n°2 | bones & skulls skull necklace is in the shop
image n°3, 4 & 5 | white warrior shell necklace is in the shop | spiky shell balls
is soon to join in too | endless summer keychain is in the shop |
location / styling : sara n bergman 

all photography : hannah lemholt | © hannah lemholt photography

 

 

boho bat(wo)man

 

 

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yesterday we got to hang with our fellow warrior
for the ’memento vivere’ shoot in her studio
{images coming up with our new kimono series : soon}.
beside the killer skull necklace, our favorite bone carver guy
made by hand as a prototype, miss honeypie, – reluctant to have 
her picture taken, ~ was wearing her samples of the
bracelets with antique shells from papua;
that we’ve just launched in the shop.

 

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you who’s signed up for love letters has already
received a heads up about this, ~ & you who sees it now;
we only have a limited edition of those babies,
so go get’em quick if you love’em as much as we do.

we’ve also re-stocked the incredibly popular
white & wider shell bracelets; the love story that
just keeps on going. the love warriors laser cut leather
is also finally back in stock, with the 1st round having sold 
out quicker than we could’ve ever imagined.
we’re dizzy happy with the thought you lovely fashionistas,
~ & gypsy glam lovelies, are now walking with our design tucked
under your arms, – the streets of new york, amsterdam,
tokyo, sydney etc.. you make us proud, sisters !

 

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there we go.. shell accessories & leather is up in the shop.
kimonos are on their way. look out for the memento vivere collection,
with handmade bone skulls at the back, ~ & a whole lot of love
sewn into the seams. memento vivere {latin meaning ’remember to live’,
engendered by the admonition memento mori, meaning ’remember
to die’.} .. yes, that’s a warrior way of living. 

 

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 what comes out of a shoot like this?
well, we can share a detail-shot, behind the scenes,
a self portrait by hannah, all ’skulled up’,
stronger than we think we ever saw her, so ready
to live that beautiful life. no reminder really required.

 

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much love, ~ & happy weekend all lovely
everyday heroes,

the warriors 

 

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 bracelets w. antique shells : just launched in the shop
wolf clan shaggy cardi : spell | also available at kyss johanna
batman tee : hannah’s own
image of hannah’s lovely muse lina courtesy of hannah for fira
photography : hannah lemholt | love warriors 
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a sacred soft-start

 

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.. with a soft-start jump we’re now realizing our plans,
~ & are adding some ’fashion’ to the love warriors concept.
the laser cut leather is extended into a small, first collection of
shell accessories with necklaces {sneak peek in these images},
a re-stock of the shell bracelet you’ve been asking about
and finally, a first series of kimonos, one of our
favorite garments, in a love warrior way.

 

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we’re enjoying the amazing company to be found here in
sacred monkey forest, making the final adjustments
to the kimonos, ~ & are, in general having a magic time.
we’ll be back with more sneak peeks of what we’re creating here,
both fashion, ~ & monkey business, in the days to come..

jump jump !
with love of course, 

the warriors  

 

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laser cut leather laptop bag / clutch ’lovelace’ : LW shop
shell necklaces : coming soon
denim by please | 
rattlesnake sequin jacket by spell
designer / model : sara n bergman
shoot location : sacred monkey forest, bali
photography : hannah lemholt
© hannah lemholt / love warriors

 

 

indian summer – the scents

 

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scent has something magic to it, already in its name somehow,
~ & we’ve probably all had experiences of time travel in its company.
one of our most magic experiences involving scent at all, 
must be the hours we spent selecting top, ~ & base notes for these,
our first scented candles. just the setting.. an all white little candle factory
in the outskirts of the jungle; where the american owner had a longterm standing
collaboration with the world capital of perfume; grasse in france.

we travelled, in many ways, together that glowing afternoon;
carefully opening tiny apothecary bottles in long rows, 
labelled with their special perfume, ~ & mixing these, our three
final scents to start off with. a light, airy one; later named love and linen,
a ’middle one’, with flowery tones and history,
~ & a heavier one, with musky chocolate. something for each taste.

 

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we would sit and listen to their stories of the scents,
~ & one in particular we so enjoyed; having seen both men and
woman wear a flower behind their ear in the little town.
we were taught the chempaka flower is used for worship in the temples,
but also worn as a sign, behind the ear of singles, to send the
fragrant & beautiful message that they are looking for love.
{eat dust facebook statuses..}

 

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and now, as the indian summer selection has launched,
we are so happy to take you along with us, on this, our first fragrance journey..
we’re all children in the beginning as we say in swedish,
~ & we’d love some of your constructive feedback on our first attempt.

 

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peace, love & fragrant memories,

the warriors

 

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image n°1 | sara looking for love | shot by honeypie 
image n°2, 3, 4 & 6 | styling : sara n bergman | location : hedentorps
image n°5 | honeypie makes some typewriting
the love warriors scented candles are found here
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love lace

 

 

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one of the {many} perks of being a love warrior
is you get to enjoy the prototypes. 
the true joy part of the enjoy is when you
realize the prototypes become the go-to-things,
~ like the leather laptop cases, which has turned
out to be just that; our go-to-bag.

another true joy part of the enjoy
is the laughter when we all come together
for meetings, and there’s two of the lace and
one of the skull kind laying on the table; 
in total commitment and love for the brand, 
which is all totally how it should be !
sara has her brown lace one filled with
sketches, illustrations and magazine tear offs,
honeypie’s black holds a whole mess of
small props and magazines, ~ & warrior mama
actually uses her for what the cases were
meant for in the first place; 
her laptop.

 

 

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..it is a true joy and pure love
to see one’s ideas turn into reality, and 
turn into use and see it work.

we’re just happy.
and we hope you are too !
and as for sharing the lace {& skull-} love,
it’s being worked at frenetically and is making its
way into le shop soon; in the upcoming 
indian summer selection.

questions ?
never hesitate to ask !

with love,

the warriors 

 

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silver bracelets : free people + vintage kum kum
sequin wrap / jacket : valerie / kyss johanna

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