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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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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A Little Black Dress For Spring

A Little Black Dress For Spring

I don’t buy items on a whim very often. Usually when I see something I like, I will check back on it a few times before I actually make a purchase. My modus operandi doens’t always prevent bad buys, but it has kept me from buying things that I often really seem to want at first, but would probably forget about within a week. This dress, however, was purchased within 60 seconds. And I would have been even faster if I hadn’t secured …
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Pretty Periwinkle

Pretty Periwinkle

If you look closely at the photos you will see that the trees behind me are still bare. We made these photos on one of the very first warmer days of this year. I believe it was the first time I left the house without my winter coat in ages and it felt SO good. I wore my new sweater and white sneakers to celebrate the coming of the new season. You might remember the sweater from the Spring shopping wish list that I shared&…
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If the shoe fits, wear it

If the shoe fits, wear it

It’s currently 19:45 and it’s still light outside. The light is as bright as it would be on an average afternoon in the middle of Winter. In early Spring I always realize just how weak the sun actually is in the Winter. This year for the first time I’ve felt the effect of daylight savings. My mood is lifted and I’m ready for new things. I’ve also been enjoying the extra daylight to the fullest with trips to the local ice …
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Light Check Blazer for Spring

Light Check Blazer for Spring

These photos might not show it well, but Spring has arrived! I’m fully enjoying the first signs of the new season. Daffodils are popping up everywhere, squirrels are running around our yard and doves are busy building nests in the trees surrounding our house. I love feeling the warmer breeze when I step outside in the morning and the scent freshly mowed lawns when I return home from work. Spring is heavenly! With the changing seasons also comes a change in my wardrobe. I …
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