Outfits

Today I carry my bag and a box. Today is the day that I finish the first chapter of the memoirs of my career. Today was the last day working as a lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. As you can see, I walk away with a big smile on my face, being thankful for the great time I had here, the large possibilities that were offered and my colleagues...

Every woman needs a little black bag! How hard is it to find your perfect black clutch? In my opinion, it should meet the following criteria: simple & sophisticated, chic & functional, timeless & not dependent on a trend, affordable & versatile, and exceptional & fashionable. Such a little black bag is essential to complete your collection! American Vogue once stated: The little black dress can be qualified as a sort of uniform...

You see it in apparel, in accessories, in home wear - FUR is everywhere! The fashion shows already evidenced this trend as fur was in almost every show - (fake) fur is the trend of Autumn/Winter 2014! Don't take into account any restrictions because the only rule that applies, is: the bigger, the better! Did you already add a fluffy jacket or cardigan to your wardrobe, one that is appropriate...

Hi you!! Yes you! Hey Partyanimal! Also tired of that bag that you have to carry with you while you are partying? That thing that is falling off your shoulder each time you put your hands up in the air? I do not know about you but I get eventually so tired of it that (even) I get the same emotional rejection towards bags as Nathalie Ajouz has in...

Wearing NIKKIE Jumper, Romano Bag and Only Mini-Skirt. Whether you are a child or an adult, animals will always have a magical power on people. Families, friends and other groups of people go to the zoo to enjoy the exotic animal noises and most extraordinary sights. On the one hand, it is a shame to lock those beautiful creatures for the "amusement" of people but on the other hand, it...

It is as if you are entering a candy store when you walk into the shop of Smaak Amsterdam on the Berenstraat in Amsterdam. Beautifully colored leather bags are well-ordered set out on the long wall. Niels, the district manager of Smaak Amsterdam, welcomed me and happily told me the success story of this brand that was founded three years ago by André Grundmann. It all started with the...

Have you been introduced to the accessories of Made UK? I have as my very close friend gave me a beautiful necklace for my birthday. This friend has her own agency, Brands & Branding, and represents Made UK in the Netherlands (lucky me;)). Made UK was established and made out of the idea to create a positive change in the design process and to produce unique fair trade jewellery. In 2005 the...

O MY BAG, the celebrated sustainable brand from Amsterdam, is known for their beautiful eco-leather accessories. When I visited UK’s favorite fashion buying event in London, Pure London, I had the pleasure to meet with Paulien Wesselink, the founder and owner of O My Bag. The products of O My Bag were beautifully set out on the stand and (obviously) many buyers were interested! Luckily she took the...

  1. Sarah's hat box 2. Extra large grandeur hat box 3. Travel hat box 4. Large classic hat box 5. Stylish ten-sided hat box If you have a hat, you need a box! Hats may be qualified as one of the most precious accessories in our collection as they are a no-throw-away adornment. Hats are traditionally the only fashion accessory that men know more about than women  (think for example of the top hat,...

Arquitubes, Satchels & Accessories: all Arquitube. This Sunday I visited Camden Town (London), the place for young and ambitious designers. As I walked around and got overwhelmed by all the people, food and products, I passed by an amazing shop where a man and a woman were creating beautiful leather satchels by hand. Three years ago, the sister of José, founder and owner of Arquitube, studied architecture and could not find herself a...

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