Book Review: Coco Chanel, The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon by Megan Hess

If you’re looking for an exclusive gift, this might be it. I’ve had this book for a while now and it really feels like I have something very special I shouldn’t share with just anyone. The book Coco Chanel: The illustrated world of a fashion icon, by Megan Hess and published by Hardie Grant in […]

Chanel Holiday Make-up Collection 2015

Deeper, darker, red colours. The 2015 Chanel Holiday Make-up collection ‘Vamp Attitude‘ celebrates the resurgence of an iconic, legendary colour shade Rouge Noir that was first introduced by Chanel in 1994. The striking ‘Vamp’ nail colour, that is a bit rebellious, is black-red. Madonna transformed the shade into a real cult when she wore the rouge-noir shade on […]

Beauty World at De Bijenkorf Amsterdam just raised the bar

Yesterday I was at the grand opening of the long awaited new beauty department at luxury department store De Bijenkorf. The so-called ‘Beauty World’ is part of the ‘Premium Experience Strategy’ of the Bijenkorf, to focus on, and expand their high end brands, exclusivity, top service and unique shopping experience. Beauty World lives up to that promise […]

Marie-Stella-Maris shop and products

I’m a huge fan of the Dutch brand Marie Stella Maris! It is an Amsterdam-based lifestyle brand and flagship store, established in 2011. Marie-Stella-Maris believes everyone should have access to clean drinking water. By offering natural care products like scrubs, lip balms, body and bath products and home fragrance sprays and natural mineral water (still and sparkle), they are dedicated […]

5 Tips to create a beautiful flat-lay instagram photo

The latest craze on instagram is to create a flat-lay photo, and I’m totally into it. As a matter of fact, I’m totally into instagram no matter what the angle is. I love to look at pretty photos by others and get inspired. The most mundane things are captured in such pretty ways, like flowers […]

Dead Clean

I recently discovered a new brand of bath and body products called Dead Clean. The name itself is already brilliant, but that I will explain later. What drew me to the products in the first place, was the packaging. The bottles, and tubes of the travelkit, are so on trend and effortlessly chic. They are matte […]

Louboutin Nail Polish

I was literally over the moon when I got my hands on the Louboutin nail polish. During my shopping trip to Paris I naturally stopped by the Louboutin shop and their in-store department at Le Printemps to catch a glimpse of the latest designs. One day I will buy a pair of those red soled high […]