Rebecca Martin

28 Flips | 2 Magazines | 5 Following | 1 Follower | @darlinbec | Editor-at-large, Stockholm

Spectacular Swede: Designer and Author Anton Hörnfeldt

Barely 22 years old, New York City-based designer Anton Hörnfeldt has come a long way from his roots in Örnskjöldsvik, Sweden. Although his main …

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Stockholm Diary: 'Welcome to Sweden'

Last night, a contingent from Your Living City attended the premiere of new comedy series Welcome to Sweden, which is, rather appropriately for all …

Green Rabbit: Rye Bread Bakery to Open in Stockholm

Rye isn’t exactly new. It’s an ancient grain Swedes have used for centuries. But lately it has fallen under the shadow of fluffy wheat breads – …

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YLC Style Steals: Oscars 2014

Got a red hot party invite but a luke warm wardrobe? YLC takes inspiration from the Oscars and shows how to reimagine those red carpet looks for the …

Fresh Swedish Sounds: Tove Lo

<b>After making her name penning tunes for the likes of Icona Pop, Girls Aloud and Cher Lloyd, Stockholmer Tove Lo Nilsson is stepping into the</b> …

YLC's Top Picks: Swedish Rom-Coms

When you think of Swedish film, chances are you think of Lisbeth Salander, young vampires and chess games with death. Well, believe it or not, Swedes …

Expat Counselling: The Art of International Friendships

In this month of Love and Friendship YLC’s mental health writer Lysanne Sizoo looks at the ways in which internationals connect with other, and how …

Stockholm Diary: The Art of Speed Dating

<b>“Speed” and “dating” are two words most guaranteed to strike terror and loathing into the heart of the singleton, so I’ll admit it was with something</b> …

Fashion Flash: Acne+Liberty London Collection

Art nouveau meets gangster grunge? Swedish fashion studio Acne pulls it off in their new collaborative collection with Liberty London. It’s funky …

Stockholm Diary: Bootcamp Bunny

<b>I’ve never been what you’d call a gym bunny. I was quite into dance as a teenager, but since then, my workout regime has consisted mostly of</b> …

YLC Review: Swedish Dating Sites

<b>Love it or hate it, internet dating makes meeting people a lot simpler. There’s a cornucopia of variety quite literally at your fingertips. But it’s</b> …

The List: Top 5 Co-Working Spaces in Stockholm

<b>Working as a freelancer in Sweden? Feeling lonely? Boy, have we got the list for you! YLC’s Danny Chapman gives us the lowdown on the top five places</b> …

Recipe of the Week: Prinsesstårta (Princess Cake)

Anyone who knows ANYTHING about Swedish cakes knows that there is one cake in particular that Swedes are passionate about. That’s right, people, I am …

Stockholm Life: Book Sale 2014

February 25th marks the beginning of 2014’s Book Sale – that’s right, not <i>a</i> book sale, but <i>the</i> Book Sale, a Swedish tradition with which you may not be …

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Something for the Weekend: Vasaloppet

YLC’s Judi Lembke has the lowdown on Sunday’s main event; Sweden’s biggest, baddest ski race, where thousands of participants take to their skis to …

Expats and Mental Health: The 'Trailing Spouse'

If ever there was a description less befitting the hard work of a partner accompanying their loved on a foreign adventure it has to be the ‘trailing …

ABBA Piano Stars in New Book by Björn Ulvaeus

Legendary ABBA singer/songwriter Björn Ulvaeus has stepped into the world of literature with a book aimed at children, telling the story of the …

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 …

'In the Best of All Possible Worlds': Swedish Hasbeens

Quirky shoe line Swedish Hasbeens have created a spring collection with an air of optimism and enlightenment. Welcome to the 18th century – and the …

Game of Clothes: History, Fantasy, Fashion

<b>Do you like history? Fantasy? Game of Thrones? Clothing worn by powerful people? Simply want a chance to sit in the Iron Throne? If you answered yes</b> …

Lindex picks actress Kate Hudson for new collection

Swedish clothes chain Lindex revealed Wednesday that Oscar-nominee Kate Hudson will be the new face of their S/S collection 2014.<p>The actress is the …

Introducing: The Swedish Royal Family

<i>The Royal Palace of Drottningholm (Note: Royals mentioned in the article are not in the canoe)</i><p><b>If you live in Sweden, chances are you’ve wondered a</b> …

Fresh Swedish Sounds: Jasmine Kara

<b>When Swedish blues and r’n’b singer Jasmine Kara isn’t found shaking her groove thing on the popular Friday night TV show Let’s Dance, she travels</b> …