As/Is·Posted on Aug 13, 201321 Reasons Everyone Should Be Studying Finnish Street StyleInspiration overload. All images courtesy of Helsinki-based blog Hel Looks.by Alex NaidusBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Iiris, 27 hel-looks.com "This sweater makes me happy. It's half Liberace, half Henrik VIII." That's a sweater?! Good god that's amazing. 2. Heini-Maria, 22 hel-looks.com Nothing to see here, it's just a KIMONO WITH BIRKENSTOCKS. * faints * * moves to Helsinki * 3. Tim, 24 hel-looks.com Tim sums up his style pretty well: "Because I'm a grandmother in heart, I decided to wear floral patterns and mix them with see-through shirts. I guess you could describe my style a mix of tomboy and crazy catlady." Honestly, those pants, though. BOLD. 4. Elina, 31 hel-looks.com Pretty inspired mixture of fabrics, colors, and patterns. There are a lot of creeper-esque shoes happening in Helsinki. 5. Tiina, 19 hel-looks.com Actual quote: "I found these trousers at the recycling center and wanted to wear them tonight." VISIONARY. 6. Oiva, 6, Teemu, 36 hel-looks.com Honestly don't even know where to start here. 7. Ama, 20 hel-looks.com There is nothing that is not perfect and amazing about this. That jacket was 3 euros! Dammit, Finland. 8. Uula, 28 hel-looks.com "I like to wear practical and long-lasting clothes in which I can walk straight from the forest to a restaurant." Of course you do. You are wearing the best vest I've ever seen and you are amazing. 9. Lauraliisa, 34 hel-looks.com First of all: cool name. Second of all: You are a delightful cartoon character. 10. Iida, 24 hel-looks.com More color, fabric, and pattern madness. Bonus roses! Best accessory. 11. Silja, 23 hel-looks.com Are you human, or are you Benetton? 12. Antton, 24 hel-looks.com Wisdom from Antton: "I chose this outfit because I wanted to show up. Happiness is stylish. My style tip: wear a hat." Perfection. 13. Emma, 22 hel-looks.com Emma made that jacket herself. NO BIG DEAL. (Except yes, big deal.) 14. James, 24 hel-looks.com Fact based on thorough research: Finland has the best sweaters. 15. Helene, 27 hel-looks.com "I usually buy all my clothes at 1 euro days at Humana second hand store in Tallinn. I make and modify clothes myself. I like 80s Madonna and Boy George."Length, color, cut of that jacket... fantastic. Also: cool attitude. 16. Aaro, 20 hel-looks.com First thing Aaro has to say about his look is, "This is my standard outfit." The thing is, I believe him. 17. Katja, 21 hel-looks.com “My husband gave me the jacket as a gift. I like it because it reminds me of Andy Warhol. The skirt is second hand.”"MY HUSBAND GAVE ME THE JACKET AS A GIFT." Helsinki husbands: so damn advanced. 18. Jalmari, 21 hel-looks.com Somehow this is both casual and comfortable-seeming, but also, like, CRISP. Fisherman's sweater turtleneck too — nice touch, guy. 19. Tia, 26 hel-looks.com The contrasts are so good. Self-dyed muff + pearls. Long, elegant jacket + secondhand Docs. Just a little weird, but super fun. 20. Niia, 21 hel-looks.com "Vice.com inspires me." Bless you, Niia. 21. Hanna, 50 hel-looks.com “I'm wearing my daughter's hat, a 10 year old poncho, self-made gloves and socks and shoes I bought about 15 years ago in Salo... I think I don't need to buy new clothes anymore. I have everything I need for the rest of my life." *nods vigorously* Hel Looks hel-looks.com For more incredible street style from Helsinki.