Outfits

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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