after a few years we thought it was time for a fresh start, with a new logo and style. we hope you like it as much as we do!

of course we still be Northbound store but with a new twist and products from more of our new nordic friends. Feel free to check the site and if you have questions you can contact us at hello@northboundstore.com.

and you know, we do it all..



Confusion!! When is Father's Day??

Campaign for Universal Father's Day!

The dads in Belgium and Holland don't seem to want to celebrate Father's Day on the same day. Being difficult, eh? As usual...

And, I just can't seem to get used to it. My parents live in Belgium, I live in Holland. We know that Mother's Day and Father's Day are celebrated on different dates in these two countries...somewhere along the way we stopped trying to get it right. 

Just when I wanted to get it right...like this morning...editing a new edition of northbound's newsletter about...Father's Day...I got it ALL wrong. Again!

Well, I got it wrong for all my Dutch followers. Luckily I have a lot of followers in Belgium too, so for them...perfect timing. Get your Father's Day present @ northbound store. Have a look at the newsletter here! Or follow us on Facebook!

Some 'nice to know' facts about Father's Day...Luxemburg celebrates it on the 3rd of October...
And our Nordic neighbors on the second Sunday of November...except Denmark...they celebrate Father's Day TODAY!! 


A list of (northbound) wanna haves for ALL fathers:

Perfect recipe for comfort is a boxer by Bread&Boxers (Sweden). Just like bread, you want fresh undies in the morning...Get them Shipped for FREE in NL and BE, €19,95. Look them up online (Free shipping code for NL/BE: Bread&Boxers)

 Old School Sweater by Amatør. Looks good on MEN and WOMEN! Boyfriend fit, it's called. Get it online! (Free shipping code for NL/BE: Amator)

 A Bucket of Beer...how useful these KORBO baskets can be!! The baskets are hand made in Sweden and date back to the beginning of the last century, when fishermen used them to take the fish out of the water. Now modernized to fish out your beers...Look at all the shapes and sizes online!

 Get ready for a lazy Sunday...get your book, switch on the Sunday light by Northern Lighting, place your coffee on it, sit back and relax! Want more romantic light? Switch the bulb around and here comes...a candle light holder. Smart thinking... Great gift for Dad, get it online!

Bread & Boxers - and a Boy Band...

Ok, so I'm heading straight to my 40's, but totally guilty of a teen age stunt...Encouraged by the 16-year old daughter of my boyfriend, I went on a fan-hunting-mission (with her, of course) to spot...Harry Styles of One Direction. Not bad-looking, I must admit...:)

Anyway, we heard Harry was staying in our home-town, The Hague. We found out which hotel he was staying. Next morning, we hopped on our bicycles...chicks on a mission! Twin-sister, yes also 16, came along. The more, the merrier...

Sunshine and not too many fans around, perfect. AND, we had a great gift. Taken from the northbound store. A nice pair of black boxers, by the Swedish brand, Bread & Boxers. "To Harry...", she wrote. All she could think of next was leaving her twitter name. 


Our reward came the next day. Her twitter account is now followed by Harry Styles and...he gave us proof he received the boxers personally. See his tweet here below. 

And when she called me to inform me about this tweet...yes, I felt 16 again...jumping, screaming...Perhaps too much excitement, early nite tonite...and sweet dreams...:)

Bread & Boxers is a great young brand from Sweden. Their underwear is fresh like bread, top quality and well priced. 

Boxers @ € 19,95

Please read more about it @ https://northboundstore.myshopify.com/collections/bread-boxers

May 04, 2013 — Mila Kluen