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Pia-Maria Nickström & Hanna Tikander - Mimmit Sijoittaa

Pia-Maria Nickström & Hanna Tikander - Mimmit Sijoittaa

If you combine girl power, business, and style, what do you get?  Well, most likely Pia-Maria and Hanna from Mimmit Sijoittaa, a Finnish blog, and a podcast on personal finances, investing and saving. The duo has managed to raise awareness on these subjects in a very energetic and inspiring way. We adore these girls!  Firstly, can you introduce yourselves and what you do in a few sentences? Hanna: Hello hello <3  We are the Mimmit sijoittaa duo, I’m Hanna Tikander, a 25-year-old sales & visual marketing student from Helsinki Finland, and producer, partner and podcast co-host of Mimmit sijoittaa co. ...

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Vilma Bergenheim

Vilma Bergenheim

Hi Vilma, can you introduce yourself with a few sentences? My name is Vilma Bergenheim, I’m a mom of a 4,5 year old boy called Tyson and I have had a long career in modeling, which I recently started doing again here in Sweden where we currently live.  I’m also a health coach - I am passionate about living a healthy lifestyle. What is a fun way of spending time together with the family? Our family is really tight and we spend a lot of time together. Our boy is very energetic so we normally play sports. We love to...

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ASK Scandinavia Sustainable Bags Antonia Hamberg

Antonia Hamberg - Designer and Art Curator

Hi Antonia, what a pleasure to interview you! 😍  Why did you want to create a bag and accessories brand? There’s something intriguing about bags. They are such strong signifiers of what you stand for as they are one of the first things you notice about someone’s style. My own fascination with bags goes a long way back: from a young age, I have been an avid collector of various things from stickers to Sanrio stuff, stationary, images, fashion magazines and bags - a lot of them. Now I’m mostly into getting art, which makes collecting bags seem like a cheap habit....

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Clarissa Hedman

Clarissa Hedman

Summer turned into fall, and our team is back in business! Over the summer we were busy living the fabulous summer life in Helsinki, London, Dublin (and elsewhere), but have been up to something too. Our team has doubled up in size! We are beyond excited. Meet Clarissa, an adventurer, fashion enthusiast, and animal lover. She's also our new Sales Coordinator at Helsinki. Follow her on Instagram at @clarissahedman   Hi Clarissa! Can you tell our readers who you are? I’m Clarissa, a fashion enthusiast from Torkkelinmäki, Kallio. I graduated last June as a Bachelor in Fashion and Clothing. I’m...

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ASK Scandinavia Karoliina Bärlund bags

Karoliina Bärlund - Creative Director

We chatted with Karoliina Bärlund, the Creative Director of ASK Scandinavia.   Hi Karo, the time has come to interview you for our blog! You are one of the three original founders. Why did you want to create a bag and accessories brand? Being a fashion photographer I’ve always worked with bags and accessories but never really planned to work on this side of the business, it kind of happened without too much planning but now feels natural. That is very cool. Would you care to tell our readers: what is it that do you do at ASK? I’m the...

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