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Swedish Hasbeens Lookbook Autumn 2012

08 March 2012, 20.03 | Posted in Shoes, bags, lookbook | No comments »

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Swedish Hasbeens built its name on retro shoe looks built using high quality leather. It’s launched the same concept with bags, which are just lovely in that they are simple and classic yet also somehow tough. Have a look see at the bags and shoes above, as featured in the brand’s Autumn 2012 lookbook, view more shoes and bags on the next page.

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Magic Platform: Swedish Hasbeens

29 August 2011, 18.44 | Posted in Shoes, bags, boots, sandals | No comments »

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We are long time fans and supporters of Swedish Hasbeens so how delighted was I when I visited the Platform section of Magic last week, to discover head designer Emy Blixt was manning the booth! There was a sad moment when it was revealed that Blixt’s co-founder, Cecilia Neuman, had passed recently, but we didn’t dwell–not the place after all, and moved on to design and how impressively this young brand had evolved from the vintage clog silhouette that launched it to an array of streety savvy silhouettes. Blixt said the brand had always been most rooted in its materials story and was evolving from using wood to embracing other natural materials like cork and leather soles.

For Spring 2012, natural leathers remain a theme (see above) with fashion themese anchored around vintage sporty looks from the 20s, 30s and 40s, a tribute of sorts to the women who bucked moral dictate during the era and lived active, athletic lives.

See more shoes, bags and a shot of the delightful Blixt on the next page.

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Swedish Hasbeens Autumn 2011 Ad Campaign

13 July 2011, 19.26 | Posted in advertisement, lookbook | No comments »


Swedish Hasbeens, makers of most-excellent shoes (been dreaming of its pink, tassled loafers ever since we previewed them at Magic in February) has released images from its Autumn 2011 ad campaign, which is pretty neat and fun to look at. Via Shedonism.

See more ad images plus some product preview shots on the next page.

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Swedish Hasbeens Autumn 2011

18 February 2011, 01.57 | Posted in Shoes, Trade Show, boots | No comments »

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We were wondering if Swedish Hasbeens would stay forever a clog company and much to our delight we discovered in a visit to its booth a Magic’s Platform show that it’s added new profiles for Autumn 2011. The retro feel is still there and much like a well-edited vintage store, the tassled loafers (above), lace-up military boots with sheepskin lining and pull on boots with gum soles (!) all very much have a what’s next feel to them. And don’t worry, clogs remain a mainstay, featuring new colors and treatments. More on the next page. All images via Highsnobette.

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Swedish Hasbeens X H&M Clog Collection

20 January 2011, 13.49 | Posted in Designer Collaboration, Shoes | 3 comments »


Clog makers Swedish Hasbeens are collaborating with H&M on a collection of clogs, we presume are for a Spring 2011 launch. Some of them, like the pair featured here are quite a fun departure from the classic clog profile this company has been known for. More on the next page. Via Popbee.

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Swedish Hasbeens GLTB Tribute Boots

15 October 2010, 18.30 | Posted in FASHION WITH A CONSCIENCE, boots | 2 comments »

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October is GLTB history month and Swedish Hasbeens desingers Cilla Wingard and Emy Bixt have designed a hand-made, rainbow-striped (one also in black and white) knee-high boot in honor of the event. All proceeds will be donated to GLAAD.  See a pic of Bixt sporting a pair after the flip. Available now at the Hasbeens site. And yep, it ships worldwide.

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Swedish Hasbeens Wrist Bags

30 July 2010, 15.05 | Posted in Accessories, Fashion | 2 comments »

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Flawless in every way,  these wrist bags by swedish hasbeens exemplify that timelessness that you often find in that vintage bag from the 70’s . Sleek and simple, naturally dyed leather ,  and quality  hard wear. The kind you keep  pretty much for ever. More colors on the next page.

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Swedish Hasbeens Clogs Autumn/Winter 2010

19 April 2010, 15.19 | Posted in Fashion, Shoes, lookbook | 1 comment »

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Chosen as Sweden’s fatest growing fashion brand for 2009 . Swedish Hasbeens clog footwear and accessories  are based on original 70’s models with ecologically prepared natural grain leather allowing for the highest quality while being  environmentally friendly. As much as I cannot say I ‘m a clogs lover I am delighted to see them in sleeker,  more flattering silhouettes.Does hurt that the brand also has a  humourous streak. On the next page a closer look at the fun  Swedish Hasbeens  Autumn/Winter 2010 Collection.

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