An ode to Totême

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2 months ago
A pair of cotton jeans with twisted seams.
A moment when you know, It was meant to be.
When something fits like a glove, or falls into place.
Like a pull from the universe, a steady pace.
When you know you know, you stay for more.
You cheer on your favorites, those you adore.
—ME, an actual poem about Totême 😂

“I have always been very strategic when dressing.
I love the idea of creating a uniform”
—Totême co-founder Elin Kling

Inspired by that very sentiment, each collection is designed to last for ages in your wardrobe and transcend seasonal trends. A minimal aesthetic with a focus on quality, cut, and that’s tweaked and refined over time.

I am quite certain you’ve pieced together that Totême (pronounced toe-tem!) is a very favorite of mine. I started to collect their pieces after falling in love with a pair of denim many years ago. From there I, of course, dabbled in their knitwear. Their sweaters have become such a treasure to me and an always go-to through all seasons. And that was all she wrote! A handful of years later, my collection has expanded—shoes, bags, and coats!—and is truly, my uniform. I can’t say enough good things about the label… and I am forever inspired by following along and know that each and every season, it just gets better and better. I basically am just handing it over to Elin, who can dress me for life.

Quick note on investing for f/w. I got to a point where I realized that I would much rather invest in one nice item each season, than stocking up on a handful of fast-fashion type things that simply don’t last. It has been such a game-changer for me. Quality = longevity.

Some of my favorites via Mytheresa from the latest collection…

Things I have and love

 

 

Other beauties for f/w

my best,

ashley

thoughts, ideas, questions...

Toteme has become my favorite brand thanks to you! The quality is unmatched!

Truly the best. Just going to continue letting Elin dress me from here on out!