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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ANNA + NINA

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One of my new favorite stores in Amsterdam is ANNA + NINA. I haven’t been in Amsterdam for a year (yes, shame on me) so I was really excited to visit one of their stores. I took some photos of the one which is located on the Gerard Doustraat in the neighborhood ‘De Pijp’. They sell so many cute and cool stuff like jewelry, interior accessories and clothes. Everything is special and unique! The way they decorated the store is really inspiring, so take a look when you’re around!

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Photography: Fabienne Lindenbergh

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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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PARISIAN SECRETS

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Bonjour mes amis! It’s been three weeks since I left Paris. It was such a nice time and experience but I will return in June for a short visit to reunite with my Parisian friends! I still have so many spots and secrets to share but here are some photos of the most recent places i’ve discovered. If you need any suggestions for your visit to Paris, don’t hesitate to ask me! Maybe I will write a book about Paris someday, what do you think? Yay or nah? Let me know and leave a comment! Bisous x

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CHATEAU CHAMBORD

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Something else than Paris, fashion or hotspots. A couple of weeks ago, I took some pictures of Château Chambord, the biggest château of the Loire Valley. During easter weekend I visited this castle with my parents.  I’ve seen it 4 times before when we drove to the west coast of France for family holidays. Every time i’m impressed by the beauty and splendor of this castle. It is so big and overwhelming. I had to share these pictures with you because the château is famous and impressive, really worth a visit!

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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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MERCI

In Paris you find many conceptstores in the fashion field. My favorite one is Merci which is located in the 3th arrondissement. It is my favorite because when you enter it’s like a big house.  The experience inside is amazing. They sell fashion, interior accessories, stationary, gadgets and books, all in one. Last time when i was there,  they had an African print theme and the classic old red Fiat 500 had a new style. The clothes they sell are from their own brand Merci, Isabel Marant and many other cool French brands. The interior section is really big! I’m an interior junkie as well and they have a lot of cool stuff such as industrial lamps and nice tableware. If you are at Merci, I'd recommend you to take your time to see all the amazing stuff they sell on all the three floors!

In Paris you find many conceptstores in the fashion field. My favorite one is Merci which is located in the 3th arrondissement. It is my favorite because when you enter it’s like a big house.  The experience inside is amazing. They sell fashion, interior accessories, stationary, gadgets and books, all in one. Last time when i was there,  they had an African print theme and the classic old red Fiat 500 had a new style. The clothes they sell are from their own brand Merci, Isabel Marant and many other cool French brands. The interior section is really big! I’m an interior junkie as well and they have a lot of cool stuff such as industrial lamps and nice tableware. If you are at Merci, I’d recommend you to take your time to see all the amazing stuff they sell on all the three floors!

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111 Boulevard Beaumarchais

Metro: Saint-Sébastien – Froissart (3eme)

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