Chic phone cases

As a true fashionista I like to protect my phone in a chic way. I’m therefore always on the look out for stylish phone cases. My latest two cases – yes, I like to alternate – are from ideal of sweden. What I love about these cases is that they have matching plug ins and […]

Weekend Tip: Viktor & Rolf Fashion exhibition

This week is your last chance to visit the ‘Viktor & Rolf – Fashion Artists 25 years’ exhibition in the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam. I visited it a few weeks ago, just in time because it’s only running until September 30. The Dutch designer duo is renowned for their ‘radical’ vision that fashion is ‘wearable […]

Stylish Sneakers

The time that sneakers were just appropriate at the gym are long gone. Sneakers are on trend from day to night. Whether you wear them under jeans or a long skirt, they have become real statement wardrobe pieces. I’m smitten with the Dutch brand Mercer Amsterdam who embellishes their sneakers with bold metallic pieces, animal […]

Valentine’s Day gift tip: Les Georgettes bracelets

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon it’s time to drop some hints to your better half about what would make your heart beat a little bit faster. One of the things on my wishlist is a bracelet from Les Georgettes. The cuffs can be customized by choosing and swapping the leather bands. The bands are interchangeable […]

Travel essentials when travelling for business

There’s travelling for fun and then there’s travelling for business. Whenever I have to travel for business purposes, it usually involves smart packing. You have to look sharp and classy in wrinkle-free business attire, bring a lot of digital appliances and pack lightly to dodge checking your baggage. Also, you have to look on fleek […]

Winter Fashion Favourites from Barts

Winter is here so it’s time to dress extra warm. A stylish winter fashion brand that caught my eye this year is the Dutch brand Barts. Their accessories designs are characterized by faux fur, cashmere, thick cable knits and soft woolen accessories for outside. The must-have for 2018 is a ‘Beanie’ hat with a pompom […]

What to splurge on at Victoria’s Secret this holiday season

To Americans, Victoria’s Secret is nothing special. The stores are everywhere. But to a Dutch woman, it is pure delight to step into a Victoria’s Secret store. I’ve been a loyal customer since the late 1990s when I was living in the States. Once back in the Netherlands, I continued to order my lingerie and […]