Icelandic Style: The Best Lookbooks..

We love lookbooks here at Lastashop. So we though we’d pick out our favourite looks of 2014, from the Kali Fall collection to the grunginess of Helicopter’s latest range. Enjoy! These looks both ooze sex appeal and show the importance of perfect accessories; dark colors brought to life by the vibrant beads of Hlin Reykdal […]

3 New Year’s Outfits Scandi-s..

Whether you’ve got tickets to the best party in LA or are just spending it in your mates’ apartment, you’ll likely be wanting a knockout outfit to welcome in the New Year! These new year’s outfits are all plucked from our range of eclectic Icelandic designers, some of whom go for the edgy, rebellious look […]

Icelandic Singer Aesgir Makes Top 5..

We’ve had a lot shout out about in Icelandic music over the years but it seems like there’d been a bit of break since the last international breakthrough act. But that wait is well and truly over. Icelandic singer Ásgeir’s debut album Dýrð í dauðaþögn became the fastest- and highest-selling album in Iceland’s history, besting famous and […]

Wrap Up Warm With Icelandic Knitwea..

Now, we know it doesn’t get that cold in Los Angeles over the Christmas period. In fact, the lowest recorded temperature in the last 30 years is 27 Fahrenheit (or -3 Celsius), the kind of temperature that Icelanders would scoff at. Not cold at all really. And the average temperature is around the high 40s, […]

6 Killer Dresses for the Christmas ..

Is your party calendar looking busier than Taylor Swift’s twitter feed? Is your wardrobe looking a bit tired and in need of a refresh? Then you need our guide to the best party for the festive season, featuring some of our fave Icelandic fashion designers from the rockstar chic of Kali to the classic lines […]

Icelandic Fashion Gift Guide: Our 1..

Whether it’s looking fab at the Christmas party or getting the perfect gifts for your friends and family, we’ve rounded up the top picks from our Icelandic clothing range and Icelandic homeware products. We’ve got a gift for all the twelve days of Christmas. From perfume to pillows, little black dresses to furry hats, you’ll […]

Black Friday Hacks You NEED To Know

We’re gearing up for the holiday season, and want to share some tips for a successful Black Friday/Cyber Monday haul. As an international online boutique. we cater to customers from all over, some who may not be familiar with the rush and thrills of after-Thanksgiving shopping sprees- So here goes! Thanksgiving FAQ: -American Thanksgiving is […]

Brand Spotlight: Aurum Jewellery an..

We welcome a new brand and a new range to the Lastashop site, just in time for Christmas. New Jewellery from Aurum Looking for one-of-a-kind jewellery to give to a loved one this festive season? Aurum‘s new range perfectly balances classic and edgy elements for pieces that have a broad appeal. We’ve been big fans […]

How Icelanders Celebrate Christmas

We’re not too far off Christmas now. And we thought it’d be a nice opportunity to talk about Christmas in Iceland. Lastashop is after all an Icelandic fashion brand based in LA and this time of year makes us a little bit nostalgic for our native country. The Main Differences In many ways, Christmas in […]

4 Icelandic Cookery Books for Chris..

Over a decade ago, Rene Redzepi and Claus Meyer – founders of legendary Copenhagen restaurant Noma – held a symposium to come up with a new Nordic Kitchen Manifesto that set objectives for chefs across Scandinavia. Since then Nordic cuisine has gained in profile. We’ll admit it’s about as far removed from traditional LA or […]

How Iceland Does Home Decor

At Lastashop we’ve spent years curating a range of Icelandic fashion from the most exciting homegrown talent. All of this to bring a slice of our birthplace to LA and introduce people to a different kind of style. But there’s so much more to the Icelandic (and Scandi) aesthetic. Take home styling for example. When […]

The Best Halloween Parties in LA an..

Need a Halloween party to go to and something to wear to it? We’ve got together a list of the best Halloween events in LA this weekend and matched the perfect item from our Icelandic clothing range. Now all you have to do is sort that spooky makeup! Party: King Tut’s Tomb at the Egyptian […]