• AD | ZEB Cocorun Launch Event

    This summer I worked as a shop assistant for ZEB, a large Belgian fashion retailer. That summer job might have assured my daily work out got done (squatting, lifting, fast-walking and overall dancing should be in any shop assistants job description), it was nothing compared to what we did last Saturday at the Cocorun launch event for Bloggers. Together with a personal trainer a group of bloggers got to put ZEBs very own first sports collection to the test.  The verdict? Well… My favorite pieces…

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    The Odd One Out

    The Odd One Out

    The rain is clattering against the windows and I have the lights on inside because it’s almost too dark to see without. We might have felt the first signs of Spring this weekend, the April Showers haven’t been too long in coming. My friend S came by our apartment for the first time on Friday and brought me gorgeous Spring Snowflakes (Leucojum) in a fine white flower pot. On our windowsill sit two more pots with daffodils, who’s beauty is slowly starting …
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    The Perfect Black Ankle Boots

    The Perfect Black Ankle Boots

    My name is Nikki and I’m a shoe-addict. I don’t know what’s gotten into me, but lately I’ve been on a shoe-buying spree and added three new pairs to my wardrobe in just a few weeks. That’s more shoes than I bought in the whole year 2015. Shoes are not my thing (Well, were not my thing) and I’ve always been pretty much a basic bitch when it comes to footwear: a few pairs that go with everything. My silver …
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    Jeans + Blazer

    Jeans + Blazer

    Howdy mates! K has been playing Irish shanty’s all morning so please excuse me if I write like a pirate today. I should not have dug up Assassin’s Creed during our Spring clean this weekend. After living together for little over half a year, we decided to go through every drawer and every closet to see which items we haven’t used in all this time. We collected a lot of random bits to donate to our local second hand store. The one …
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    The Silver Lining

    The Silver Lining

    I believe it was the year 2000. I was eight. Or about to turn eight. ‘Freestyler’ from the Bombfunk MC’s was my favorite song, I knew the first 151 Pokémons by heart and platform shoes were the bomb diggity. I remember that I had a pair. They were baby blue, buffalo-style and horrible, but I loved them. I went to high school in 2004 and quickly learned that platforms had become an absolute no-go when someone a few years older pointed at my shoes and…
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    My 6 favorite sneakers of the moment

    My 6 favorite sneakers of the moment

    It seems like I have a new annual thing going on. Around this time last year I injured my knee while running and this year I’m wobbling through life again with an injured knee and hip. If I continue on this way, I don’t want to know what state I’ll be in in ten years haha. The upside of the pain though is that it means I have a solid reason to buy an extra pair of sneakers. I’m not the …
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    Shopping and eating in Barcelona

    Shopping and eating in Barcelona

    Oh Barcelona! To celebrate his 25th birthday K flew me over to Barcelona (as his gift for my own upcoming birthday) where he was staying for a job training. He put me in charge of making the travel plan as we’d only have 24 hours of free time together (and I had 8 extra hours on my own). With a little help from my friends I made said travel plan, which ultimately became a shortlist of places I wanted to get food from. We threw…
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    Thrills & frills

    Thrills & frills

    I am a little lost for words today, which is a shame, because I absolutely love the photos my friend K made of me last week and they deserve a good post. K helped me out with my shoot for SKM and was up for a second round with my actual outfit of that day afterwards. Not very obvious, considering it was nearly freezing and very windy outside. As a thank you, I treated her to hot chocolate at Broer Bretel to warm up …
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    Smartphone photography: Black Eye Wide Angle Lens review

    Smartphone photography: Black Eye Wide Angle Lens review

    Exciting news! Exciting news! One week from today I am travelling to Barcelona! Well, if the announced airport strike doesn’t throw a spanner in the works. I haven’t done much planning yet, but I do know what will be the first thing that I pack: my Black eye wide angle lens. And here are the reasons. On a rather rainy day I decided to get ahead and work on some blog content that I had planned. Our apartment has beautiful light, even in …
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    My new wardrobe staples from SKM

    My new wardrobe staples from SKM

    You might have seen the hints I’ve shared on my Instagram the past week, but I have an exciting collaboration with SKM, a well-known Belgian multi-brand fashion store. Together with a few others, I was invited to take a peek at the renewed store in Aartselaar and discover the new brands while sipping cava. Among the newcomers was Liu Jo, an Italian fashion brand that is known for it’s elegant and sophisticated designs in sometimes extravagant colors and prints. Those who know me …
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    The Instagram Tag

    The Instagram Tag

    It’s been over a month since I was tagged for the Instagram tag, but I thought it’d still be fun to share my instant favorites on the blog today! What was your last picture of 2015? We were on our way to friends in East-Flanders when the sun was setting on December 31st. I had my new Black Eye wide angle phone lens with me and just had to snap a picture!   What was your first picture of 2015? Coffee. This is very telling.&…
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