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Style around the world: Copenhagen Calling

It’s no secret that Natasha and I have a thing for Scandinavian style. Although let’s face it, doesn’t everyone? If it’s not Nordic TV programmes, food or interiors, then it’s fashion with Danish and Swedish designers fast becoming the brands on the most-stylish women’s hips. Because of our fascination with Scandi style and because we’d heard that Copenhagen is something of a hotbed for incredible design talent, we wanted to get the inside story on the city’s style. Having discovered British journalist Cathy Strongman (pictured below with her two children) through her excellent blog Designs on Denmark, we asked her to tell us more about life in Copenhagen. After 5 years living in the city Cathy has just left Copenhagen for a new life in Houston, which she will documenting in a new blog soon (watch this space!) Luckily, we grabbed her in time to find out everything from the coolest local designers to Danish women’s attitude to their bodies……