And All That I Could See Was Just Another Cherry Blossom Tree

And All That I Could See Was Just Another Cherry Blossom Tree

Spring is finally here and I am ready to rock it! Literally, because after months of waiting it’s finally warm enough to wear my leather moto jacket again and frolic around in these gorgeous rock stud loafers. While I’m finally getting there with my tough-girl look (remember that fail in 2013?), I also find myself collecting every pretty lace white blouse out there. This particular blouse is a recent find from Mango. I hadn’t been inside Mango for SO long, but popped in …
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Cobalt Blue Power Couple: The Colored Suit

Cobalt Blue Power Couple: The Colored Suit

Oh, hey Spring! Welcome back, you rock stud. Spring is my second favorite season and guys, it’s in full swing here. Pink blossoms everywhere, my favorite magnolia tree is blooming, iced caramel latte’s are back on the menu’s, … . I’m loving it. The change of the seasons also brings a change to my wardrobe. Coats made room for blazers, wool scarves were put away and I stocked my winter boots in the basement and brought back my trusty summer-y sneakers. All that …
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Spring Fever: The Perfect Coat For Changing Seasons

Spring Fever: The Perfect Coat For Changing Seasons

For a few days it seemed like Spring had sprung here in Belgium. The sun was all out and for the first time in the new year I could go to work wearing a single layer and one of my trusty blazers. Oh how I had looked forward to wearing my blazers again! But when I returned from Copenhagen (blog post coming soon!) all I found was grey skies and drizzling rain. I put my blazers back on the hook and grabbed my newest wardrobe&…
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Get on your Dr. Martens boots!

Get on your Dr. Martens boots!

Boy, oh boy. I’m trying to collect all of my thoughts and stories about Dr. Martens and put them into one coherent story, but nothing I write tonight feels good. It’s not because I have nothing to say about my 1460’s. There are plenty of story lines I could go for! I could tell you about how I always thought that most people look like Tom Thumb in the Ogre’s seven-league boots. Or I could let you in on the very profound …
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Starstruck

Starstruck

One of the oldest memories I have about shopping is from the day my parents gave me a little pink bottle of Zodiac perfume at Pimkie in the Wijnegem shopping center. I must have been around 9 or 10, but I can still perfectly imagine the Taurus scent today. This little pink bottle was the only thing I ever bought at Pimkie until recently. 15 years wiser and with Jo Malone’s Wood Sage & Sea Salt as my mature signature scent, I stepped inside the…
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The It-sweater Of The Season

The It-sweater Of The Season

Oversized? Check! off-white? Check! Cable knit? Check! Say hello to this years most wanted knit sweater! The best part? It’s only €40! There’s so much I could say about this sweater, but really social media has done all the talking for me. I’ve seen this sweater on Pinterest and Instagram more than avocado’s and colorful vegan breakfast bowls combined (and that means something). The combinations people have come up with are also endless. I personally love to wear it most with leggings …
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My outfit for New Years Eve

My outfit for New Years Eve

Before we really kick off a month full of travel posts, I wanted to share one of my Holiday outfits with you. I know… I know… I am late as always. Blogging + renovating + full time job + my planning skills = disaster. This was supposed to be my NYE outfit, but eventually I swapped for comfy trousers and a loose cardigan that night. Comfort above all as we had a real food fest with friends and hung on the couch for hours afterwards!…
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Winter florals

Winter florals

It’s not a secret that I love travelling, a good cup of jo and playing around with clothes on a daily basis. What you might not know about me is that I also really love gardening. I can spend hours in the local garden center, mixing and matching plants for that perfectly styled border or planter. When we travel we always, always, always go for a walk in the botanical garden. In Spring I try to have fresh cut flowers in the house somewhere (…
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The one coat I wish I had owned sooner

The one coat I wish I had owned sooner

When I first started The Ginger Diaries I used it as a way to document my search for “a more colorful life one dress at the time”. It was the time where having a catch phrase for you style blog was still cool and happening, okay? My wardrobe was all black and blue at the time and I wanted a change. Almost ten years down the road and it seems I’ve walked a full circle. I’ve been bringing nothing but black, white and …
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Like a boy

Like a boy

Do your friends ever make up names for certain pieces of clothing or outfits that you wear? My boyfriend is an expert at finding fitting descriptions for my clothes. This knit sweater for example, is lovingly called the “construction worker sweater”. That’s his way of expressing his displeasure when I’m wearing it. He hates it. Not that I can be bothered. It’s cozy, soft and super comfortable thanks to the Batwing sleeves. When I needed to pick an outfit for our flight …
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J.Crew wish list

J.Crew wish list

Cashmere Glittens (€85) • Lady Day Coat with Thinsulate (€455) • Sperry for J.Crew Shearwater Buckle Boots (€225) • Peplum Lace Top (€110) • Marti Pant in Wool (€150) • Colorblock cashmere scarf ($168) • Striped Boatneck T-shirt (€50) • Signet Bag in Italian Leather (€160) I’m currently having a major crush on cream white clothes. I really wanted a white coat for winter and my search led me to J.Crew. Those of you who’ve been around for a while know that there has been…
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