19 May 2024
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A/W18 Fashion Trends for Stockholmers

These are the hottest Autumn and Winter 2018-2019 trends – bright colours, yes bright bold shades of blue and pink, knits, statement jackets and belt bags! Which trend is your favourite this season? And you don’t even need to run to the shops to gear up, perhaps you already have something buried, almost forgotten inside […]

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Keep your coolness factor in the cold – Jacket and coat trends and where to buy them

The lower temperatures just mean that we have more reasons to gear up and add layers to our outfit. Of course that doesn’t have to limit the level of coolness of the outfit. So here are the season’s 5 hottest trends in jackets and coats for both men and women and where to buy them, so that you keep […]

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Winter Gear in Sweden for Kids

I have never, ever, ever felt this cold… I thought I was a seasoned pro-skier but still I have NEVER felt cold like I have in the last couple of weeks in Stockholm. So, as you can imagine, my ritual ‘is she too hot, is she too cold’ dance has become twice as agitated as it […]

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Kids In Stockholm: Indoor Play Centres

Looking for a place to take the kids in Stockholm? Whatever the weather or season, indoor play centres provide the perfect place to host your child’s birthday party, somewhere to take the children when the weather is poor and simply an outing that’s fun for the whole family. Most play-centres serve typical Swedish ‘barnmat’, meals like […]

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Stockholm Stories: Seeing in the Dark

Every newcomer to the city must make their peace with the darkness and cold of the winter months. YLC’s Rob Scott on the anonymity AND kinship of winter Stockholm. Like every newcomer to this town I’ve spent a period of time ‘in the dark’. Adjusting to the quirks and kinks of the place. I think […]

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Downhill skiing in and around Stockholm

Finally! The snow is coming and it’s time to strap on our skis and hit the slopes.  YLC has the lowdown on where to head for a bit of downhill in and around Stockholm.  All of the locations listed below have ski rental services, provide ski lessons. Some may require you order your lift passes […]

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What’s on and Where to Go in Stockholm with Children: December

Christmas is magical with children and never more so than in Stockholm, where there’s a winter wonderland of fun to be had. Enjoy Christmas crafting, Santa spotting and… dog shows? Here’s Your Living City’s guide to enjoying Stockholm with children this month.

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Style in the city: In the Pink

Lacking a little romance in your life? Bored of your Stockholm black wardrobe? Well, luckily for you the fashion world has, for winter 2013, bestowed upon you the prettiest of pinks to romance you all the way through to spring next year. Maybe it’s because I’ve just got engaged after ten and a half years […]

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Indoor Gallerias : Your winter shopping woes solved

YLC has scoured the motorways and traversed the retail parks for the best south of-the-city retail plazas that will ensure you stay warm and cosy while you shop. Retail therapy just got even better – and winter-proofed too! Freezing temperatures, snow and icy winds are but a breath away and before you know it, thermals are […]

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Parenting +46: Dressing kids for Swedish winters

Getting cold feet as temperatures plummet and the kids want to make snow angels in sandals? No worries, YLC’s got your winter wardrobe woes covered – booties, bags and beanies! If you’ve been in Sweden for a while, you may find yourself well aware of what winter is like, but still overwhelmed by the daunting task […]

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