Iceland, The Land of Fire & Ice

Ana Prodanovich's travel diary in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Ana Prodanovich's travel diary in Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • Poncho
  • Bikini
  • Spacesuit

Between the Gulf Stream and Arctic Circle all three of the above are necessities when traveling to Iceland (The Land of Fire & Ice). They say “if you don’t like the weather in Iceland, wait five minutes,” because it has more personalities than my Gemini horoscope. When I suggest that you bring a poncho, you can actually purchase this in Iceland the first day you arrive, similar to what I did. If you have never worn a poncho and want to know how to wear one, that is also pictured and accessorized with lava rocks and the Atlantic Ocean here. I found this piece by an Icelandic brand called Farmers Market at Galleri Kraum, the ultimate hot spot (get it!) for design and fashion things. FYI, if Iceland is a new idea for you, Farmers Market creates the perfect collections for someone who wants to emulate modern Nordic style that comes naturally to those born with Viking blood

Now that I was at least dressed in a Nordic designer, I was off to Reykjavik’s Design Festival (Design March) to hear the one and only Calvin Klein speak. Who would have thought I’d run into Mr. Klein in Iceland? But hey, this must mean I am doing something right and of course I took it as a sign to continue following my fashion dreams or invest more money in Icelandic clothing. 😀 You might be wondering what brought Mr. Klein to Iceland? Well, my best guess would be that the land is erupting similar to a volcano with modernity, stimulating energy, and uniqueness of design.

As for the bikini, you will need this for when you visit the Blue Lagoon, in my opinion, the most precious jewel Iceland has to offer. It is the place to be if you enjoy a spa lifestyle! I took my iPhone into the geothermal waters for #selfie opportunities. But if you are the responsible type and don’t like to cry when the Apple store tells you it will be $1,000 for a replacement, then there are waterproof cameras at the gift shop.

All in all, your skin will feel amazing, and your friends will regret not taking the opportunity to go to Iceland with you. Which is why you must bring them back some of Blue Lagoon’s nutraceutical skin care products that are meant to moisturize and heal straight from one of the wonders of the world. The space suit was on the list because Astronauts used Iceland’s remote areas to practice being on the moon. Just in case you live and dress by the motto: shoot for the moon and even if you miss you’ll land among the stars…

Ana Prodanovich's travel diary in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Ana Prodanovich's travel diary in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Ana Prodanovich's travel diary in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Ana Prodanovich's travel diary in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Ana Prodanovich's travel diary in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Ana Prodanovich's travel diary in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Ana Prodanovich's travel diary in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Ana Prodanovich's travel diary in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Ana Prodanovich's travel diary in Reykjavik, Iceland.Ana Prodanovich's travel diary in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Credits: Rachel Wisnewski Photography, Ana Prodanovich

Wearing: Farmers Market PonchoTheory Cashmere Turtle NeckRag & Bone LeggingsStuart Weitzman BootiesIsabel Marant par Oliver Peoples Sunglasses, Chanel Wallet on A Chain