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Bourges by Amé Story

Bourges Photo Diary

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" video="" css_animation="" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]From Geneva to Blois it would take approximately 5 hours to drive. And that's not so typical us to be that aggressive for the first holiday day. To spend a night somewhere in between must be an awesome idea, to cut us some driving slack and to have chance to explore another french city...

Santorini by Amé Story

Thira Photo Diary

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Formal Friday Pop-Up Shop by Amé Story

Formal Friday Pop-Up Store

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" video="" css_animation="" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]It's not often to see emerging Finnish boutique brand hosting a prime spot in the heart of Helsinki. And I am more than happy to see Formal Friday is now holding their pop-up store on the recently revamped Keskuskatu. They have done a good job on their website but internet can never beat physical...

Santorini by Amé Story


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Even though we cannot take Santorini as a secret paradise island or an untouched destination, every visit feels like a new discovery. In fact, Santorini is the most popular island in Greece and possibly even in the world. Most of globetrotters for sure have set eyes on this volcanic crescent shape island time and time again. Same to me, this...

  • Alvar Aalto by Amé Story
  • Alvar Aalto by Amé Story
  • Alvar Aalto by Amé Story
  • Alvar Aalto by Amé Story
  • Alvar Aalto by Amé Story
  • Alvar Aalto by Amé Story

Aalto House

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery size="full" ids="51707,51729,51728,51730,51727,51726"] [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Admittedly, by living in Finland, Alvar Aalto is one of the names that we hear media and people mentioned to most. The multi-talented architect and designer, as well as a sculptor and painter. Who brought Finnish architecture, furniture, textiles and glassware design into international existence. Whether you are into architecture, design, life or style, Aalto House is definitely worth...

Marimekko by Amé Story

Marimekko Outlet

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It is fair to say that online shopping takes a big role in our shopping lifestyle nowadays, every thing is so easy on your fingertip. But I have to admit that the old-school real deals hunting at designer stores is still fascinating. It ramps up my adrenaline level every time I see the discount % signs in front of the stores....

Autumn in London by Amé Story


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I don't know what's important for you in fashion. To some people price, label or place to buy are prerequisites. But for me it's all essentially about material and fine cutting. With these 2 elements when they come together, I know that it would be worth of my investment. Fashion piece that I touch and it brings me to heaven with its material quality....

Monocle Café by Amé Story

Monocle Café

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 2011, only some months after Monocle's huge success of their first model café in Tokyo. The magazine didn't hold up for too long to officially opened their second café in the heart of London. As I am a big fan of the magazine myself, this place had been long bookmarked in my London travel plan for these past few years. When we...

Autumn Tales from London by Amé Story

Autumn tales from London

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Here in Finland, it is time to kiss Summer goodbye and embrace Autumn's creamy grey sky, fresh crisp air and brilliant shades of leaves. I and Pekka, we are both sons of Libra, agreed to celebrate our birthday in London again this year. The question is, can we make it different this time? How about trying to keep ourselves away from the...

Gordes by AméStory

Traces of Gordes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class="finnish"]It was summer 2014 when we made our dream of travelling to Provence come true. Time in Provence formed a significant part of our grand summer journey which took us by train all the way from Barcelona down to the South of Italy. Pekka had a sweet idea of renting bikes for exploring Provence. But after a bit of research we...