AD | Timeless Style with Amalys Watches

AD | Timeless Style with Amalys Watches

Confession: this was one of the most awkward shoots in my history as a fashion blogger. For reals. It’s been a long time since I felt so uncomfortable while being out and about doing, you know, “the blogger thing”. I had been wanting to shoot in front of this building for a while A) because it’s a true beauty and B) because they decorated the windows with pieces of gold foil for the Holidays and that just looked really …
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Happy 9th Birthday to The Ginger Diaries!

Happy 9th Birthday to The Ginger Diaries!

Oh, hello 2018! You came a little faster than expected, haha. I hope you guys all had a lovely end of the year and happy Holidays! On January 1st The Ginger Diaries turned 9 years old. Nine years. If my blog was a child it’d be in 3rd grade now and could learn how to write itself! The more I think about that, the more weird I feel. Nine years. HOLY COW! I started this blog on a whim. Without a content plan, without goals,&…
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2017 Outfit Recap

2017 Outfit Recap

Tired of annual recaps yet? Bad luck, because here’s mine! I started writing The Ginger Diaries on 01/01/2009. That makes this blog 8 years old. 8 years, wow. So, what did I wear during my 8th year as a fashion blogger? Well, lots of white apparently. And the same pair of sandals in almost  every single outfit post, haha. I also notice a very expensive pair of cobalt blue pants that I remember having again because of this blog post. Let’s take a …
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AD | Last Minute Gift Shopping with De Bijenkorf

AD | Last Minute Gift Shopping with De Bijenkorf

01 Acne Studios Canada scarf in wool 200x70cm (€160) / 02 Anna + Nina Gold Pleated Bird Leg Creoles (€59,95) / 03 Ugg Bow Gloves in Suede (€159,95) / 04 Kusmi Tea Jasmin Green Tea 250g (€21,95) / 05 Becksöndergaard Rebellious Love Notepad (€7) / 06 Essenza Lammy Plaid in faux fur 200x150cm (€49,95) / 07 Komono Estelle Watch (€89,95) / 08 Diptyque Ambre Candle (€48) / 09 Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne 75ml (€53) / 10 Wouters & Hendrix Stud Earrings with Green Spinel and Red Crystal (&…
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The Perfect Silk Blouse

The Perfect Silk Blouse

How are you guys doing? I’m in a particularly jolly mood today. This afternoon we had a snowball fight at work and warmed up with a cup of coffee afterwards. I’m currently sat down in my new Primark PJs watching snowmageddon grown in force outside. Primark Pjs are the best. So it watching the snow… from behind a window and next to the central heating. Also, K is cooking dinner downstairs so I don’t have to contribute to …
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The Coziest Cardigan of All

The Coziest Cardigan of All

There are still a few items in my wardrobe that I bought last year and never got to write blog posts about. Winter is my least favorite season and not being able to shoot much for the blog is one of the reasons why. It’s dark when I leave for work in the morning and it’s dark when I return home. It always seems to rain on the weekends too, making it difficult to go out and shoot my favorite looks …
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Louis Widmer 3-in-1 Cleansing Lotion Review

Louis Widmer 3-in-1 Cleansing Lotion Review

The world of beauty products is completely new territory for me, I’m not gonna lie! I’ve only recently started testing the some of the beauty products that I receive for my blog. In the past I’d much rather rather pass them on to my girlfriends, often in exchange for outfit photos or quick instagram shots. It was a win-win situation! With my beauty stash growing significantly over the last few months I thought I might as well give a …
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Travelling In Style

Travelling In Style

Things are finally winding down in this household. I’m back to work without the foresight of vacation and I haven’t started prepping for the Holidays just yet. With a laid-back week ahead of me I found some time to edit a few of the outfits we’ve shot this Fall and I want to kick the series off with this travel look! If there’s one rule in travel dressing it surely must be “comfort above all”! …
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Let’s Talk About My Blazer Obsession

Let’s Talk About My Blazer Obsession

Me and my blazers, it’s a never-ending love story. I have about ten. I think. Maybe more. And I wear them with love. This season I really wanted to join in on the Prince of Wales trend, but didn’t want to drop the cash for a large winter coat in the check print. I like the classic style, but I wasn’t sure if the trend was just another Instagram-one-day-wonder and would feel very “October 2017” soon. Instead I …
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Sothys Skincare Review

Sothys Skincare Review

A beauty post on The Ginger Diaries. What a wonder that you get to live to see this great day! I have another wonder I’d like to talk about: Sothys skincare. Sothywho? Sothys truly is a hidden gem among the skin care brands of this world. Let me prove my point. Everyone, Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard about Babor Skincare. Now raise your hand if you’ve ever heard about Sothys before. I imagine a lot less hands …
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AD | Tips For Buying The Perfect Bag For Hand Luggage Travelling

AD | Tips For Buying The Perfect Bag For Hand Luggage Travelling

On almost all of my city trips I travel with hand luggage only. Check-in luggage usually means extra costs, more waiting time at the airport, extra weight to carry,… . Just a whole lot of hassle that I can’t be bothered with! I’m currently using a very old Converse Bowling Bag as my carry-on bag. It’s big enough to keep an outfit or three, my camera gear and basic necessities. The back pocket of the bag is useful to …
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