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FASHION: Nordgreen Watch Review (AD)

Hey everyone,

What time is it?
Time to practice social distancing and stay home if you can, huns.

I was given the opportunity to review one of Nordgreen's beautiful watches, and of course, chose their pink and rose gold colourway.


The watch only took a week to ship from Denmark to Japan and arrived securely in FSC certified packaging.

While Japan is opening up again, I'm still practicing social distancing and avoiding crowded spaces. It's also in the middle of rainy season - it's rained solidly for three weeks now, and last night I was woken up by an earthquake and a warning to stay indoors. (I've felt a small tremor before, but this was my first shaky-shaky one!)

So this review is going to be a self-isolated one!


Nordgreen has three main ranges - Philosopher, Native and Infinity, and this watch is from the latter. Personally, the dainty, simplistic design spoke to me for I am neither dainty nor simplistic.

It feels nice and weighty and is water-resistant to 3ATM but not completely waterproof. So it'll withstand Japan's rainy season (whether I will remains to be seen...) but I'll have to take care not to drop it in the onsen. Noted.

The one thing I would note however is that although I don't have particularly big wrists, in order for the watch to fit comfortably I had to wear it on the second last holes. So it may be worth measuring your wrist if you're interested in purchasing.

Nordgreen's ethos is based on sustainability and giving back. The cardboard paper in the packaging is from responsibly managed forests, and the inside felt material is made from recycled plastic bottles.


Furthermore, if you register your watch on their website using the serial number on the back of your watch, and identification number on your certificate of authenticity, a donation is made on your behalf to one of their chosen charities.

My donation went to Patham UK, one of the largest non-governmental education organisations in India with an emphasis on keeping young people in school. As someone who is currently working as a teacher, it is something that is dearly important to me and I think it's a very innovative way to support worthy causes.


If you're in the market for a beautiful, timeless and sustainable piece to add to your collection, I recommend checking our Nordgreen on their website and socials.

Muchos love,
Carla


DISCLAIMER: 
Watch provided for consideration, post not sponsored. All opinions are my own. 



Two Years Later

Hey everyone,

What? Who's that girl?

It's been quite a while since I've updated here. I somewhat fell out of love with blogging. Many reasons, but mostly I felt I no longer really had much to offer the internet.

I turned 30 last May, which is crazy to think I was 20 when I started writing here.

In case you don't follow me elsewhere on the internet (well, Instagram) you may have missed a major change in my life - I've been living in Japan since August 2019!


While I'm never saying never about returning to this blog again - I'm currently enjoying writing about life in Japan over at The Geordie Gaijin.

(Geordie because I'm from Newcastle, gaijin/外人 is a slang term for a foreigner in Japanese)

After a hiatus, my love of fashion has returned over the past few years, so who knows.
Old school outfit posts again? Maybe one day.


This isn't a sayonara, it's a bye-for-now!

Muchos love (always)
Carla




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