• 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 Antwerp (That’s almost a year ago now!). Still, we like to go home sometimes and…

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    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 to a financially achievable list. So, here are the 6 destinations I want to visit in 2018! Berlin…

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    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 down to Germany with a group of friends to get into the Christmas spirit. Living in Antwerp means we can drive to popular Christmas markets such…

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    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 set of rings around my fingers. I received these three delicate, adjustable gold-gilded rings from l’Occtitane for…

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    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 cute. The only downside is that it lies on a very busy corner in Antwerp South and I chose to shoot…

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    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, without knowing what I was doing and with very little knowledge of English grammar. It…

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