• Indian Summer Dreams

    Guys, these must be my favorite blog photos everrrrr. And that says something, considering that I’ve been doing this since 2009 (how has it been 9 years!?). My friend Melissa has recently started doing hair & make-up. As she’s new on the mua scene she’s working a lot to create her portfolio and asked me to model for her!  Now, you all know that I don’t wear make-up and the fanciest thing I’ve ever done with my hair on the blog was this. If that doesn’t…

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    Apple Picking in Haspengouw

    Apple Picking in Haspengouw

    According to Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, there are currently 11.376.070 people living on the 30.528 KM² piece of land known as Belgium. Said little piece of land is divided into 10 provinces. And today I am taking you on a day trip to my favorite one: Limburg! Or as we Antwerpians like to call it “The Limburg”. I am imagining the Limburgers reading this collectively clicking away from my blog now. More specifically I’m taking you along on a field trip to the beautiful region…
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    Pop it, lock it …

    Pop it, lock it …

    … polka dot it! Ah, Miley Cyrus songs are my favorites to reference to in blog post. Hers and Justin Biebers. If you doubt my level of adulthood now, you’re right to do so. On to what I really want to write today! There was no trend I loved as much as the polka dot trend this past summer. I’m always a bit hesitant to jump on a new trend and usually like to dip my toes in first. But this time things were …
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    Return of the Mini

    Return of the Mini

    By now we all know that leopard print and western vibes are going to be huge this fall. Instagram is basically a zoo these days, haha! One of the trends that isn’t getting much attention just yet is the return of mini skirts and dresses. Very noughties and probably a trend that will pick up more once we start to head for the Holiday season (did I just dare go there?).  Mini skirts are very unlike me. I am aaaaall about midi-length and will …
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    In The Rose Garden

    In The Rose Garden

    Yes my friends, that is one more pair of culottes. I didn’t shop for any other pants this summer, so I guess you’re stuck with photos of me in culottes for a while, haha. I will admit that I came this close to titling this post “I never promised you a rose garden”, but I didn’t so that deserves a mention. It would’ve been a fitting title though. The last few weeks have been a whirlwind with extra long days at …
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    All-Black in Summer

    All-Black in Summer

    I have one simple rule for dressing during a heat wave: Avoid sleeves at all costs. It is no wonder then, that I have been living in this sleeveless top the past few weeks. Or wait, it actually is… . I wore this top more times this summer than I have in total all the years that I’ve owned it, haha. I bought it on a whim at Massimo Dutti a few years back, when mock necks were really ‘in’ and I thought this basic&…
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    When The Rain Begins To Fall

    When The Rain Begins To Fall

    After rain comes sunshine, and after sunshine comes rain. The heat wave has come and passed, Summer storms have blessed our garden with some much needed rain and now… now we’re back to that awkward kind of in-between weather that Belgium is so well-known for. I’ve been living here for 26 years but I still haven’t mastered the art of dressing for this type of weather. It’s cool outside, but not cool enough to put on a coat. The sky is grey …
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    Woman of the Woods

    Woman of the Woods

    Like most of Europe, Belgium has been dealing with a heatwave. Yet, here I am smiling and dancing outdoors in a wool cardigan and denim culottes. I guess that’s what you get when you choose to procrastinate blogging! In reality I haven’t left my house for anything but work and my smile has turned into sighs about the weather as most of my clothes have turned out useless in this heat. I keep wearing the same set of sleeveless dresses over and over …
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    Gdańsk Foodie Diaries

    Gdańsk Foodie Diaries

    It’s been a while since I wrote about our trip to Gdańsk, but I just realized I forgot to share my food diary with you all! The harbor city was my first acquaintance with Poland and to say that it made a good first impression on me would be an understatement. Next to some of the most entertaining museums I have ever visited and an absolutely beautiful historic city center, the cities food scene also blew me away.  Fun places to have …
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    Crazy For Culottes

    Crazy For Culottes

    Last year I took a vow to never wear culottes… and just about 365 days later I am the proud owner of 4 pairs. F-O-U-R! There are so many cute culottes out there this year, but the first pair I bought was a solid black one from H&M. Since I was just dipping my toes into culottes I thought a good basic and affordable pair would be the best way to test if the trend was something for me. I chose this specific pair because&…
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    Pink Petals

    Pink Petals

    It’s no secret that I love a good white blouse. I was looking for an oversized linen shirt to wear in summer, because A) it protects me against sunburn while still being breezy and B) I figured my boyfriend wouldn’t appreciate it if I kept stealing his linen shirt all the time, haha. When I found this cute little number at H&M I simply had to have it. The lace trim is so cute! I like to wear it light and …
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