Sunday, September 21, 2014

Summer is ending

Summer is coming to an end in Holland, but I refuse to believe that there will not be a couple of days with high temperatures and lots of sunshine this year. I am not a shivery person anyway, so usually you will see me wearing shorts and dresses for a longer time period than most others will. I decided to wear my new front split dress yesterday. It is funny that by the end of summer, I always get that 'you have to wear it now because otherwise you will not have the opportunity to wear it anymore'-feeling when I look at my favorite summer clothes. Hence, when the sun is out - or at least the temperatures are acceptable - I rather change clothes eight times a day so that I can wear everything I love before fall starts, haha. Possibly this is also the reason why I wore my favorite high-heeled sandals AGAIN. I am so crazy about them that I want to wear them as much as possible now the weather still allows it. That is a proper justification, if you ask me..

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Dress - LookBookStore; Sandals - Eva Turner; Sunglasses - Giorgio Armani

Friday, September 19, 2014

Instagram | Travelling

Even though I came back from Greece for more than two weeks now and I am already planning my next trip, I still look at the pictures that I took there every single day. I miss the beautiful and utterly inspiring place so much and I sincerely enjoy seeing the pictures over and over again. Anyway, I posted many of them on Instagram and I thought it would be nice to also share a small selection here on the blog. Oh, and if you want, I would looooove to see you at my Instagram account too. Just leave me a little message over there and I will check out your feed too. I always enjoy discovering more of the private life of my followers!

Check out the outfits that I wore during my vacation here, here, here, here, here, here and here.


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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Strapless dress

I am currently based in a small village near the city, which occasionally results in funny situations. It is quite a traditional place so my way of dressing is not the most common over there. However, it is a healthy place to live due to the fact that there is less traffic and exhaust emissions and many many more green nature than there is in a big city. In addition, the village is praised by its inhabitant because of the tranquility that you can find over there. Anyway, we laughed out loudly when these pictures were taken, just before I went to a dinner meeting. That is, the environment - and I am referring to the accumulations of mud that you can see in the background - simply does not seem to perfectly match the white strapless dress and nude-colored high heels. Possibly we should have chosen a more elegant location, but then again.. why not showing reality? ;-)

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Dress - OASAP; Heels - Invito; Bag - Front Row Shop; Sunglasses - Giorgio Armani

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Morning rituals

I wake up very early most of the time, if not always. I cannot say the morning is my favorite part of the day since I believe every part of the day has it specific charmes and I evenly enjoy all of them, but I am definitely fond of the serenity that comes with the hours around sunrise. I always think about how much I appreciate life while having breakfast, and if I do not have early meetings or obligations I like taking a moment of relaxation with a book or magazine and the smell of soy scents. My friend sells them in her webshop and she was kind enough to send me some samples to try. J'adore the scent of vanilla, but you should decide yourself what scent you like most.

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Nightwear - Victoria's Secret; Soy Scents - Hebbers

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Free spirit

Free Spirit:
"A person with a highly individual or unique attitude, lifestyle, or imagination; noncomformist; someone who lives according to his or her own wishes and beliefs, unconstrained by society's conventions."

I am a free spirit. I do not naturally conform to common conventions, simply because everyone else does or think about something in a specific way. I am definitely not provocative, but I believe life is about happiness and for me, joining the crowd does not make me happy. My ambitions, mindset and lifestyle are highly unique, and I guess that is what cause my endless feeling of fortune.

The combination of a long cardigan and jeans shorts always works for me, It gives me the desired "hippie feeling", and in combination with a loose top and wavy beach hair, I imagine myself on a Hawaiian beach at sunset, sipping coconut water and listening to life music from a local guitar player. By wearing my leopard desert boots and bag, I added some patterns to the look, which makes the outfit more exciting - if you ask me.

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Cardigan - Red Label; Top - DIY; Jeans - DIY Pepe Jeans; Bag - Front Row Shop;
Shoes - Invito

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sneaker love and amazing sportswear

I assume that most of you that regularly read my blog and/or follow me on Instagram already noticed my love for sneakers, and especially for Nike's Free Run collection. I currently own shoes from the second until the fifth version of this collection, and I ensure you I will stay loyal to these type of sneakers until the very very end. Nike is always on point with the designs of their shoes, if you ask me. They are functional and fashionable at the same time, and the fact that they are available in so many bright colors drive me crazy. I personally prefer footwear that is unique so that no one else in my environment has got the same pair of shoes on their feet, and therefore it is quite difficult for me to shop in regular main street stores near my home. However,I recently stumbled upon the webshop of such a store and I was pleasantly surprised they formed an exception of the stores that only sell 'the common shoes'. Most of their sneaker collection is a little different from usual, and that is exactly the thing I like!

Oh, and then there is also the other part of the title: amazing sportswear. I do not think that part needs much explanation. I mean, look at the insanely good-looking top and leggings with the sheer parts in them. They easily passed the quality check (the fabric is PERFECTION) and you can decide yourself whether you agree with me that these are two of the most gorgeous pieces of activewear ever made. Product links can be found below the pictures!

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Top - Public Myth; Bottoms - Public Myth; Shoes - Nike