Outfits

- Photos by Michiel Goudswaard - Get the look: vintage bag (check out similar ones in the below), Selected Femme Sweater from Cotton Cake, Supertrash Leather Pants, & Other Stories Wool Felt Bowler, Unisa Shoes (get similar ones here) and Dutch Basics earrings. Like Michael Jackson said in his famous song: It don't matter if you're black or white! The same goes for the use of these colors in fashion. Every...

All you need is a good statement bag, the bag that shows your style and makes you look good! The statement bag should be timeless, have a classic design and empower you to distinguish yourself from other women on the street. This purse expresses your taste and sophistication and you should be able to wear it in your every day life. You may think that a statement bag should be...

Wearing: Bag by Karl Lagerfeld, (if you don't like pink, check this black beauty-version), H&M Bandeau Dress, Red fur jacket from Argentina and L.K. Bennett pumps. Valentines day is coming! There is no way around it, even if you would try...

Yoga, an exercise I love to do now that I am living my active and eloquent live. Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual work out which I find relaxing and energizing as well as it makes me more lenient and slim. My favorite yoga school is De Nieuwe Yogaschool (Laurierstraat 109, Amsterdam). This serene and warm school makes me feel at home. I love it to recover from a lesson in...

The iconic Chanel 2.55 celebrates her 60th birthday this month! Coco Chanel was a real fashion pioneer and was known for her liberated ideas about women's fashion in the post World-War I era as her couture clothing could be described as casual chic, she did not use any corset silhouette in her designs and she created a bag that would free your hands (i.e. using thin straps, similar to the way the...

Wearing: Pouch Bag by Stieglitz, Anecdote cardigan (buy similar here), black basics by H&M and golden earrings with black stone from Eenvoud Amsterdam. Since I got this bag I love it, not only because of the beautiful material, its color or its size, but mainly because of its shape: a cocoon bucket form and a drawstring closing. I therefore call it a bucket bag, but people may name it as a pouch,...

I am just unable to express how much I adore the bags by Daphny Raes, a young and upcoming fashion designer. From her childhood on she was determined to do something with fashion. After she graduated from the Amsterdam Fashion Institute, Daphny decided that she wanted to start her own label in Amsterdam. Leather is her passion and her main inspirations are architectural shapes and contrasting materials. She designs...

I always get that feeling! The same feeling at the end of each holiday. My symptoms are always similar and can be described as being moody and a weird feeling in my stomach. All I want to do is to lock the door, close the curtains and tie myself to the bed so I can stay there forever! Yes, I am infected by paradise! These pictures were shot on our...

Right in the middle of our five week trip we decided that it was time to take it slow and relax big time! We booked a fantastic sea view room at Amansala Exo-Chic Boutique Hotel (set on a beautiful part of the of the beach in Tulum, Mexico) where we stayed for five days. We were woken up by the singing birds after which we heard the waves of the...

This is an amazing story about an incredible strong and passionate mother who turned her greatest lost, into something quite happy! Its all about the little moments in life. Those flashes will create happiness in life! That is what Me&Mats is all about! Astrid, the founder of this compassionate brand, wanted to do something with her little, but ultimate moment of happiness. When Astrid lost her little son Mats, who was born too...

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