Inspiration

MINT JOURNAL

January 30th, 2017

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Dearest readers,

As you have noticed as of late things are taking new shapes.
I started as a blogger in 2013 and so far it has been an amazing journey through which I have had the honour of entering an amazing industry, full of creativity and beautiful people. I have had a blast and ultimately learned so much.
Now, it is time for new adventures.
As those who follow me on Instagram have noticed already I have been linking and talking about art page called MINT which is  a name of our new digital endeavor.
As time goes by one matures– tastes and preferences don’t necessarily change so much but they thankfully do evolve and MINT is exactly that- a continuum of everything you have experienced so far on APP.
I, personally, have missed a platform that responds to my needs as a modern women- the one that is equally visually engaging and yet it provides a content that enhance me as a human being. I wanted a platform where you can look at all the beautiful images, but now know the name of the author whose efforts have gone into creating it, as well as the thought behind.
Somewhere in our digital age we started mindlessly consuming images, and suddenly you could lose parts and chunks of your day scrolling down, without actually getting anything back. The most sensitive of us noticed the void that followed,that restless devouring feeling of not knowing what to do without the phone, social media or not being able to disconnect. Simultaneously the content of digital platforms started falling short of anything meaningful, maybe not the instant photo you wanted but the content that would make you experience a certain level of satisfaction as you feel the content you have clicked on resembles  soul-food. The ultimate foodie equivalent to what I am working on is green juice contra McBurger and the transitioning period between those two.
Simultaneously I wasn’t very impressed with the visually engaging and creative content to be limited just to print magazines (think Gentlewomen, Purple, Muse), but I wanted to translate some of it on-line as well.
SO with all that in mind I gathered a small group of cool cats with the task of providing a some brain -food for our restless thumbs. Equally fun content to read on topics of modern living ( for example I think most of you would love the article Fika-the art of taking a break the Swedish way or ‘The art of the breakfastbowl’) or engage on beautiful images on David Hicks flower arrangment, or read about my favourite artist John Baldessari, or even take upon art & turbulent times as in out latest article on Kerry James Marshall.  
An that is just the beginning. In the course of months to come we will aim to make a lot of our content shopable, engage with different artists through interviews, videos etc and even have cool Dj’s sum up their favourite weekends music.
Ultimately MINT is a digital magazine with unfiltered  take on art (of) and modern living, feministic game strong as well.
It is ment to be savoured while you eat breakfast int he mornings, a quiet and quick read while waiting in traffic, on a plane, or a buss, or just when you know you want more but you do not have time to reach out for a book or print. Ultimately it is  problem-solving platform as the time spent there becomes meaningful, but it is ultimately easy to engage. Anytime and everywhere.

So hopefully as me, you have noticed the need to dig deeper, know more, but as me your lives are hectic, you are working women and cool cats, and you want to have it all- a click away.
Mint is also on Instagram @mint_journal  and I will as always keep updating my #ootd and general inspo on @irinalakicevic


f22c79810b1ca7ae74a8d1340d468862Lee has been around for quite some time now, with 127 years of  experience you can say that they know a bit about denim. Founded in 1889 as a workwear brand, Lee and their overalls led the helm of denim revolution, which in matter of decades went from being worker’s choice to be preferred by hippest of teens.* read more


Muse

December 8th, 2015

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ne of the most interesting editorials I have seen lately spotted at Muse Magazine, shot by Thomas Lohr.
I find  grayscales og the backgrounds contrasting rusty shades against sharp lines to be very intriguing.


Gift Ideas

December 1st, 2015

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We are all running around in half- panick(actually I am  most of you are probably more organised) on what to buy to the hipster in your life- one of my favorite internet pages -Somewhere I would like to live- has started an e-commerce where they are selling amazing prints by various artist (here a small collection by Salva Lopez) , just incase you want something different.


Share your sexy

November 19th, 2015

7I love the idea of subtlety; a bare shoulder under mens shirt, lace sleeve under a blazer.
hair loosely pulled up to reveal elongated neck; a sheer dress worn together with brogues.
It is the small signals, subtle hints that  leave story untold that I find sexy.
A bed undone on a crispy fall morning, still warm….
Zalando x CK Underwear has invited me to share my thoughts on what I consider sexy as a part of their #shareyoursexy campaign, a tribute to all the amazing things in this world that makes us feel special. If you happen to snoop on my Insta you will find a photo dedicated to the campaign and some instructions how to win a gift voucher- the only thing you have to do is share your thoughts on what you find sexy.
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Winter Whites

November 17th, 2015

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 am feeling that this photo is capturing everything I want to dress like this winter. Warmer, soft shades of winter whites seem to appeal to me when to sky is all grey.


Friday NIght

November 13th, 2015

Not sure white but these two photos somehow summarize perfect Friday night mood (see below). I think it is their suggestiveness that makes them interesting, no? read more


Latest Purchase

November 12th, 2015

magnumTHIS two signed prints from the Magnum archive by respectively Jim Goldeberg & Peter Marlow.
In case you are looking for a cool Christmas present or something  complimentary to a bigger surprise I really recommend these. Unique and soulful they are.


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