• A Leftover From Last Fall

    I recently bought a new computer and while I was transferring my files, I stumbled upon a series of outfit photos that I never found their way to the blog. The photos were taken during a lovely walk in K’s hometown last Fall. We both grew up on the countryside and moved to the city for our studies in our early twenties. We returned to our roots after graduation, but realized that we had sold our hearts to the city so we moved back to…

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    Wander List for 2018: Where I Want to Travel in the New Year

    Wander List for 2018: Where I Want to Travel in the New Year

    Under the motto “better late than never” I hereby present you my travel bucket list of 2018! It wasn’t easy to pin down the destinations that I want to visit the most as I pretty much want to see every square inch of this planet. My wanderlust currently knows no boundaries, but my bank account does (sadly enough). It is thanks to my resolution to only travel to new-to-me places this year that I managed to narrow down my ultimate bucket list …
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    Visiting The Christmas Market In Monschau

    Visiting The Christmas Market In Monschau

    Of all the Christmas markets in the world, German weihnachtsmärkten are simply the best. From late November to just before Christmas Day many German towns turn into picture-perfect fairy tale wonderlands. With food stalls selling glühwein, reibekuchen and Brätwursten à volonté, you know you’re in for a feast. And even if you’re not into the German cuisine, nothing quite beats the coziness of German towns around Christmas time. The weekend before Christmas we drove …
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    AD | LÕU.YETU x l’Occitane

    AD | LÕU.YETU x l’Occitane

    If you look closely at my outfit photos you’ll notice that I’m wearing a small silver ring in almost all of the photos. I received it as a gift from my boyfriend when we were dating for 2,5 years. As soon as it slipped on my finger I knew the high days of my collection of fantasy rings were over. For 6 years, that small silver ring was the only one I liked to wear. Recently you can spot me with a different …
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    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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    Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

    Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

    Over the years I published a total of 622 blog posts. 58 of which were written in 2017. And according to Google Analytics, these were my 10 most read blog posts of 2017! 10. Peplum And Lace Oh, I’m so happy to see that my favorite outfit of the year made the cut. Although the photos could have been better 5 I feel like I always say that), I really loved the outfit itself. I’ve worn it repeatedly in Spring and Summer. I used one…
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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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