Baby it’s cold outside

One of my favorite pieces in my winter wardrobe is definitely this ice blue furry coat. Easy to combine with white, blue, black or silver. These silver shoes are actually a bit too cold for this time of year, but hey, who said fashion has to be comfortable?

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Faux fur coat, metallic heels Zara / jeans Levi’s / volant blouse H&M / belt COS / handbag Chanel

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The new Stan Smith’s

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Hi everybody! One of my habits during fashion week is clicking through all the street style images to check out the newest trends and get some inspiration. One of the things I’ve noticed was that the Stan Smith’s got replaced by the white high All Stars and the Vans ‘Old Skool’ sneakers during fashion week. I’ve already ordered both pairs and I can’t wait to see how it will combine with a long skirt or trousers. Ciao for now!

Images: Phil Oh for vogue runway.com

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First purchase

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Hi guys! I feel ashamed that I have to say this blouse and these shoes is my first purchase at ASOS.com. Yes, I know but I’m not an online-shopper. I love to see and feel the texture and the fabric of clothes, shoes and accessories. Just the whole shopping experience is more important to me than sitting on the couch in my PJ’s clicking on the button ‘next page’.

During my internship at ELLE, during photoshoots I see so many clothes and shoes of ASOS. I’d decided to take a look in that enormous webshop, it seems more like a jungle to me haha. I’ve found this blouse with ruches which matches with this red coat perfectlty. And the shoes, I LOVE silver shoes! From now on I’m a huge fan of ASOS.

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Processed with VSCO with a6 presetblouse – asos.com / jeans – levi’s / shoes – asos.com

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THE CULOTTE

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The word culotte in French actually means ‘underpants’, is really en tendence for this summer. So when I told a French guy ‘I bought a super nice culotte at Zara’ he said; ok, uhh that’s nice to know, useful information (not). Then I told him it’s a type of pants and then he understood what I was talking about. So strange why they call it like that, you can make a huge mistake when you’re on a shopping tour in Paris haha!CULOTTE-SHOPPING

light blue (here) // white (here) // striped (here) // white (here)

// metallic (here) // silver (here) golden heels (here) // silver sandals (here)

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SUMMER, YES PLEASE!

This summer there is one item which is essential in your closet: the off-shoulder top. Most brands sell it in the cutest colors and patterns, my favorite one is this one from Zara. It is easy to combine with white and silver, my 3 favorite colors! And.. it is sexy but chic! So grab your bankcard and spend your last money on this cool item!

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Off-shoulder: jeans (here) / light-blue (here) / striped (here) /

belt (here) / jeans (here) / shoes (here)

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BARBIE EXPOSITION

What if the most popular and iconic fashionista of all times visits the fashion capital of the world? Right, Paris creates a huge exposition in Musée Des Arts Décoratifs. My niece and I visited the Barbie exposition. It brought back good memories of our childhood because we used to play with the barbies together. We had so much fun that day at the expo, throwback time! During the exposition I discovered that Barbie is not just a toy, she has mirrored a culture evolution. She has adopted all the new dreams and ambitions of contemporary life. When you see the exposition you can clearly see a fashion timeline from the beginning till now. That’s why it's so interesting. It’s not only about a pretty blond doll with her perfect prince charming (Ken). Besides the 700 Barbie dolls, you can also see the work by artists, photos, video and magazines that contextualize the life of Barbie for example Vogue and the Barbie collection of Moschino. Any Barbie addict should follow Barbies Instagram account (yes she's got one!). It is really cool to follow, especially around fashion week. I’m wondering who makes all the photos of her fabulous outfits on location!

What if the most popular and iconic fashionista of all times visits  the fashion capital of the world? Right,  Paris creates a huge exposition in Musée Des Arts Décoratifs. My niece and I visited the Barbie exposition. It brought back good memories of our childhood because we used to play with the barbies together. We had so much fun that day at the expo, throwback time!

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Casual spring look

Hi everyone! Spring has started and I can’t wait to wear different clothes in stead of all those long warm wollen coats. I took some photos last week at Place Saint-Sulpice for a ‘Look of the day‘ for Amayzine.com. I’ve put on my leather jacket (which has been waiting in the closet for too long closet) with my cosy Levi’s jeans and sneakers. I made this t-shirt myself, which was easy and fun to make! I bought the letters at Marché Saint Pierre in the 18th arr. A funny fact I’ve discovered there, is that many parisian women wear their cross bags under their jackets/coats. It’s not only safer, it is in my opinion also more stylish to wear!

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T-shirt; own design / leather jacket; Serge Pariente @ Allison / jeans; Levi’s wedgie fit / sneakers; Nike

Photography: Joy Sinclair Tengker

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Paris Fashion Week

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s not christmas, this time it’s fashion week in Paris! Tomorrow all the madness begins: models, street style photographers, celebrities, editors, journalists and bloggers who are all running from show to show. Every half an hour or hour another show starts and most of the time it runs out. It is so cool to see all those people in real life with the most stylish and beautiful outfits, I always get inspired by it. I’ve followed the last shows from Milan, London and NY and the street style pics of Phil Oh on vogue.com.

I’m a very lucky girl, I will attend a couple of shows this week with a Dutch friend of mine. Last fashion week I went to the presentation of A.F. Vandevorst, which was also really cool to see. I will keep you posted about it on Instagram! Bisous!

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