Summer Festival Fashion

-FESTIVAL FASHION- Its that time again! Summer has arrived and with the warm breezes and sunshine filled days comes one of our most favorite times of year; Festival Season!  ***** There are many, many things to love about Summer in general; the rising temperatures, nature thriving, and of course the wonderful optimism and happiness that […]

Music as muse

-Fashion x Music- —- Most of us are familiar with the television program “The Voice”; its been airing for over 4 years in the United States and has gained popularity across the world. Four different judges select their teams and the singers compete for the chance at winning a recording contract and a monetary prize. “The Voice” […]

Hello Helicopter!

Icelandic fashion designer Helga Lilja Magnúsdóttir is the founder and creative voice behind Helicopter, a contemporary boutique High Street fashion label. The foundations of which are centered in comfort, simple and flattering silhouettes, as well as beautiful textile treatments and designs fueled by a wide range of intriguing sources of inspiration. From the unparalleled beauty […]

Summer Trends. Pt.2

It may seem completely far-fetched, the idea that we can predict how people will be dressing based on more than just a change in temperature and the forces of nature. That these predictions don’t come from developments on previous trends or omnipresent themes within a past season, or that we would be able to pick […]

Summer Trends at Lasta

Trend report part 1… Mid-May and temperatures are rising! It may not *quite* be Summer just yet but we’re certainly feeling it’s fast approach. Whether you’re seeing the sunset as the warm LA Spring turns into an even warmer Summer, or watching it slowly never set in Iceland, there is no doubt that Summer will […]

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and we have some last minute ideas for a something lovely to let your Mum know just how lovely you think she is! We celebrate Mother’s Day on the second Sunday of May, and here in the US, there is no real ‘one way’ to celebrate. Some choose breakfast in […]

Secret Solstice 2nd Phase Lineup!

    We could not be more excited for the Secret Solstice 2nd phase lineup,  so we wanted to share some of the very best of our very favourite artists being featured this year! Wu-Tang Clan The New York City natives that make up this old school hip hop group will be gracing us with their […]

Juice Cleanse Groupie

It does not matter how many times I come across a cleanse article, whether it be a juice cleanse or sugar cleanse, I love reading them. I think it is because it is something I thought I could never do – too hard! But reading about them at least made me feel like I could […]

Windy Winter Icelandic Fashion

Blizzard – What Blizzard? By Kristjana G Kristjánsson   There is a storm warning today in Reykjavík, Iceland. Earlier this week I read in the paper that February 2015 was an unusually cold and dark month compared to years past – the coldest Iceland´s capital has seen since 2008! I am pretty sure this is […]

Reykjavik Fashion Festival Lineup!

Reykjavik Fashion Festival is holding its 7th annual event 12-15th March. The festival has grown impressively over the past few years and LASTA BLOG will be there to cover it for 2015.   Here are 2015 RFF Designers: ANOTHER CREATION ANOTHER CREATION is fashion brand built on the concept of every item being changeable. Each piece can […]

The Return of the 90’s

The revival brought on by the nostalgia of the twentysomethings dominating the design world has seen the return of the platform, tattoo choker and all things grunge.     In fashion, cyclical by nature, we often see the return and renewal of the old. Designers and artists draw reference from the memories of their childhoods […]

2015 Grammy Favorites

  We LOVE the award season at LastaShop! This is the time of year we get see all the wonderful creations by the HIGH FASHION ELITE. So here is our list of the 5 most STAND-OUT pieces of the 2015 Grammys! 5. Katy Perry in her revealing yet classy  Zuhair Murad dress. 4. Taylor Swift looked […]