Hotspot Leiden: Naturals

In one of the most picturesque shopping streets of Leiden – Pieterskerk Choorsteeg – a new lifestyle shop has taken residence on number 6. The lifestyle shop Naturals, is as the name suggests, boasting with products that embrace the natural lifestyle. Bohemian style lovers will jump for joy when entering this cute little shop. The […]

Handmade Luxury at El Negrito Boutique Isla Mujeres

In my Isla Mujeres Travel Guide I already mentioned my favourite shop on the island: El Negrito Boutique. Today I would like to tell you a bit more about it, since they also have an online store and ship internationally. El Negrito Boutique is an independent concept store located in a small inner square between […]

Hotspot Leiden: Skyler Store

Browsing home decor shops in the city center of Leiden is one of my weekend pleasures. One shop that is a real design destination is the Skyler Store on the Botermarkt 22. The store is packed with interior design inspiration with mostly Hollywood Regency and Boho Glam style furniture and accessories. I love the wallpapers […]

10x Gift shopping in Leiden

Where to find that perfect gift for a friend or family member? Leiden has all the right addresses to find something unique outside the usual chain stores like Dille & Kamille, Zara Home, Sissy Boy Homeland and Hudson’s Bay. Because honestly, the smaller shops and conceptstores have so much more unique, one-off designs, usually with […]

Gift idea: Kokeshi Dolls by Lucie Kaas

We are officially in the advent season and the gift ideas aren’t lacking. This week I discovered such a cute gift that I would love to receive myself. The kokeshi dolls designed by Lucie Kaas are so funny and I would love to collect a few of them. Kokeshi dolls are Japanese wooden dolls traditionally made for children. However these […]

Gift idea: the insulated Dopper bottle

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? I have a few favourite things that I would like to share in the coming weeks that make perfect Christmas gifts. Last week I kicked off my ‘favourite things’ gift tips with the stylish phone cases and powerbanks from ideal.com. Today I have another super functional yet also […]

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 […]