Inspiration

It’s all about shoes

This evening is the end of a perfect weekend. I went to the exposition S.H.O.E.S  in Rotterdam. I was amazed by the many different types of shoes. If you have the chance, you should really visit Kunsthal Rotterdam. You’ll see a collection of shoes you haven’t seen before; from shoes in an old Victorian style to the creations of Iris van Herpen. Oh yeah and I saw the one and only Manolo’s that Carrie wore in SATC! Pretty cool.
It was a true ‘Heaven’ for all the shoe addicts. But then I felt my credit card burn in my pocket and I knew there was only one thing to do after visiting this exposition: shopping!

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I jumped in the tram to get me to the nearest Zara (what can I say; I’m addicted). I think I succeeded, cause I bought this black beauties. After looking for these kind of shoes – what felt like a decade – I’m glad I can finally add them to my collection.

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The other day of the weekend, my best friend came over for a lazy Sunday. Together we watched Sex and the City. Which completed the whole ‘shoe-theme’.

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Tommorrow: new week, new adventures. Enjoy your evening!

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|| Benneton Coat | Zara trousers | Zara purse | H&M Slip ons | Mango sunnies ||

OUTFIT / spring is coming

Wow, this was such a lovely day. It really feels like Spring is coming. As we say in Dutch: ‘Ik heb de lente in mijn bol’.
And when Spring is coming, I need to have my spring-outfits ready for action!

So today I started with a black/grey outfit, but spiced it up with a colorful necklage and a light coat.
Actually I’m wearing black all year long, because I simply can not live without.

I really love Spring, you feel more energetic when you’re waking up and you already hear birds sing. It’s like they sing for you and the sun is already shining. Best way to start your day! Don’t let anyone or anything ruin that.

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|| Zara blazer, t-shirt, necklage and bag | Superstar trousers | Roxy slip ons | Sisley coat | Flormar nail polish ||

Outfit / Sunday, leggings day

Yesterday, it was the perfect Sunday. Some shopping, having a nice lunch, spending time with the boyfriend and family.
And what is a better way to do it, then doing it in a comfortable outfit?!

I am not really a leggings person, but my velvet one from Modstrøm is just to comfi to resist. Combine it with a long top or blouse to make sure that you don’t get the leggings-wanna-be-trousers effect. This day I wore it with a blouse from Sandro Paris.

Have a good start of the week everyone!

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|Modstrøm leggings | Sandro Paris Blouse | H&M slip ons |

INSPIRATION / Gareth Pugh

This collection needs to be shared with the world! Woowie, Gareth Pugh did it again. Below you’ll see his creations of the show during Paris Fashion Week Fall 2014. Why do we need a silk dress if we can have a wedding dress consisting of plastic?! And hallo, who doesn’t want to look like a huge tissue-ball? Very creative show, let’s all see it as an inspiration (sort of).

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In case you forgot anything; just write it down on a post-it….

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(Photos: Style.com)

OUTFIT / details of the day

This was my last working day before my vacation to South-Africa. It’s freezing outside, perfect time to fly away. I am really looking forward to it and now the only thing I have to do is packing my suitcase (and trying to put my things in my boyfriends suitcase). Let’s see if that’ll work out!

For this last day at work I am wearing a blazer with pied-de-poule design from SuperTrash. I’m having this blazer for years, but still loving it. I am combining the blazer with black coated trousers. Combining these textures gives it an elegant but powerful look.

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Zara trousers, top and shoes | SuperTrash blazer | Swarovski bracelet | Dept coat |

OUTFIT / details of the day

I just can’t seem to stop matching these tartan trousers (also seen  here). I love the black-white combination and today I wore a shirt with linen and lace from Sandro Paris (same as here). I am not really a winter person, so since it was freezing outside I needed my cashmere friend.

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Wearing: Zara tartan pants, beanie and bag, Sandro Paris shirt, Ted Baker coat, André Paris shoes

INSPIRATION / pretty pink

It is time to take all your pink clothes out of the closet and wear them the coming period.
We hear the same sentence every season: ‘black is the new black’. Well, that is very true. But, we can add a new color to this sentence: pink. And with pink I mean; from head-to-toe pink. These designers made it pretty clear that this color is not only for little girls. So if you see something pink, walking around in Amsterdam. That will be me.

Make a feminine and powerful statement with this color, ladies.

 

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(source: Céline, Blumarine, Simone Rocha and Carven)

OUTFIT / So fluffy

Okay… what do you do when stepping out of bed in the morning and already feeling like you haven’t slept in weeks?

It’s simple as hell: you put on the most comfortable and soft sweater you have at the moment, combined with the best trousers. Lately, I’m wearing this tartan pants very often. But let’s be honest; what’s not to love about them?
I was thankful for having this sweater in my closet. Even though people call me a polar bear or fluffy animal, because of the fabric… I will always love it. Feeling warm already by the look at it.

 

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INSPIRATION / trends spring 2014

As from today I will start a weekly Inspiration post on Mondays. In this first Inspiration post it’s about the upcoming trends for spring 2014. When I saw the runway looks, I thought it would be nice to share some pics which I totally love. Those are the looks I get inspired by and I hope it will inspire you to. Let’s all enjoy fashion!!

Personally, I’m a huge fan of 3.1. Phillip Lim and  I love the simplicity of the looks from the Victoria Beckham show in Paris. The colors black, white and red, great combination! The sports trend is catching my eye also.

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(sources: Style.com and Elle.nl)

You want it, you buy it

Everyone knows the feeling of seeing a something and wanting it really really bad. Like I saw this sweatshirt and I had to have it! It was like falling in love and it swept me of my feet. Oh.. and I saw that leather skirt by accident, now it’s mine.

It’s so easy to buy things, but it’s the art of combining fabrics and colours. I like to combine the skirt with a sweater for a nonchalant look, to create the Sunday afternoon-effect. But the skirt can be chic if wearing it with a nice blouse and some high heels.

Which one do you prefer?

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