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SKULLS, ROSES & KNITS

 

 

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Finding our bones & skulls skull necklace teamed up with raw, ripped denim and a lovely knit
in swedish brand fira’s autumn look book star crossed lovers was warrior Monday bliss.

It also reminded us to tell you lovely stargazers, pirates & gypset girls out there,
that this piece is limited edition and a minimum few is now left in the shop.
Just a little heads – or skulls – up !

 

 

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 Our favorite bone carver, a silent poet of craftsmanship, makes these stunners for us.
Every skull is meticulously hand carved out of horn and are then forever joined by knots & loops of black cotton.
We love how it just takes a white tee – & denim look to the next level,
or how it gives a simple look that just misses that certain je-ne-sais-quoi, – some rock’n’roll.
We also can not help but love how it turn heads whenever we wear it out.

And there it is.
A heads up, skull style,
~ & a stunning new week coming your way !

with Love,

the Warriors

 

 

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image n°1 | from fira autumn’14 star crossed lovers look book |
model : lina lindholm | hair & mua : jossi madsen
image n°1, 2 & 3 featuring LW bones and skulls skull necklace
all photography : hannah lemholt 

© hannah lemholt / love warriors
 

 

lovers & warriors mantra

 

 

 

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We’re suckers for the duality of things, 
the yin and the yang if you will,
~ & we wanted to 
make some LW pieces
that also represent the actual duality of the 
company name,
the Lover and the Warrior.

The lover lives by the sun & loves by the moon,
so she is adorned by a big crescent moon;
handmade out of bone,
an arrow for direction in where to place that love,
& she has brought a feather from her journey;
to remind her of that white dove of the love letters
it all started with, saying,
in the words of Paul Valéry :  


One should be light like a bird,

and not like a feather

With that she smiles and wears her name,
Lover,
in gold,
proud on her chest. 

 

 
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There’s also the yin & yang in the black & the white.
White stands for peace, cleansing, illumination, purity,
innocence and the highest understanding.
White is affiliated with the planets mercury & the moon.
Employ the color white for :
cleansing, establishing order, illumination & clarity.

White’s mantra is :

‘I am illumined’

 

 
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Black on the other hand, stands for a forceful feature
and represents formality, dignity, force,
convention, stability,
~ & zero-tolerance.  
Black is affiliated with the planets Saturn & Pluto.
Employ the color black for :
promoting stability and protection,
healing misunderstandings.

Black’s mantra is :

‘I am endless’
 
 
 
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The warrior has brought her keepsakes from the battlefield :
a black horn tusk held forever by
silver,
a tiny bird skull trophy to remind her to always trust her instincts,
~ & a feather that 
helps her find her way home.
She’s 
proud to be a warrior,
proclaims it on a silver 
amulet.
 
 
Are you a lover or a warrior ?

Either way, always;

with love,

the Warriors
 
 
 
 
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featuring :
LW lover necklace | warrior necklace
± in image n°1 | LW forward baby, forward ring

text about white & black symbolism from this cool source

 © hannah lemholt photography / love warriors

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memento

 

 

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{The Story of the LW Memento Bracelets}

Some things are just timeless.
The LW bracelets with talismans
(an object which is attributed magical qualities),
is fully charged with the power of beauty
from a heartfelt collaboration
between LW & our artisans of bone and horn;
with the air of the island of the gods
and with the belief we live by; that we must
remember to live, – memento vivere
and remember to fly, – memento fugere,
as there’s no other way of saying it than that
in fact every day is a gift
and we should live as close to that truth
as we possibly can.

We wanted to create something that would
remind ourselves of this,
~ & on our arms now, are these
hand made beauties of bone, horn
and just a hint of gold,
as one should wear ones heart
and what is closest to it,
on ones sleeve.

 

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Here’s wishing you a stunning end
to your 1st week of July..
Remember to Live & Remember to Fly,
you lovely creatures,

 

the Warriors 

 

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featured :
the LW memento vivere & memento fugere bracelets
the LW sun seeker dress painter’s daughter
kimono on sun bed) 
model : sara n bergman
© hannah lemholt photography / love warriors

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what’s up, warrior

 

 

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It’s that time for us love warriors where, outwardly,
we’re quite silent. Behind the wings it’s as busy as ever.
Inter alia, final touches are being put to new pieces for
the LW warrior wardrobe, and that means we get to dive into
bone, horn, gold, feathers & the close collaboration
with our very favorite artisans.

Here’s another little sneak peek at the
LW arrow collection for s/s 14.
Forward, baby, forward.
Past all your fears.

 

with Love,

the Warriors

 

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model : sara n bergman & 23 kilo python
earrings & necklace from the LW arrow collection s/s14
{golden} tats in face are by flash tattoos
photography : hannah lemholt

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peace sign is hand painted by sara
© hannah lemholt photography | love warriors
| sara n bergman illustration

 

 

forward, baby, forward.

 

 

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Checking in to say good morning
with a warrior having kopi luwak with the luwaks,
& a mini sneak peek into the LW accessories summer’14.
Bone and gold arrows, here seen in the earrings.
Necklace & ring are to be peeked at soon.

Oh, it’s gonna be a good summer.
Forward, baby, forward. With love.

 

 

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Good morning, great coffee.
And more love. For you,

the Warriors

 

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image n°1 | sara shot by hannah
bone & gold earrings LW summer’14 | the painters daughter kimono
is sold out by restocked soon | golden flashtat by flash tattoos
image n°2 | hannah puts the beautiful arrow quote,
by unknown author, down on paper for us

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jungle sunsets

 

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Here we are, wishing we could bottle up the Bali
sunsets, to bring home for the shop, ~ & you. 
Come to think of it, we’d bottle up the feeling of having
dinner at the beach with ones feet buried in warm; silky sand,
the amazing fresh juices, the genuine kindness of the people,
the sense of freedom & some sunrises too.
{And that’s really narrowing it down.}

Instead we’re aiming at pouring that into the
hand dyed patterns of our kimonos & sundresses,
the intricate bone, ~ & horn work, with little dabs of gold
on the new LW accessories for this summer.
Because these are days we dream about,
when the sunlight paints us gold

 

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 much love from the island of the gods,

the warriors

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LW sun seeker dress painter’s daughter | accessories s/s14
expected home in april | the painter’s daughter kimono
sun seeker girl & feather painter : sara n bergman
photography : hannah lemholt

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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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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 
© hannah lemholt photography | love warriors

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