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 […]

24 Days of Stationery Advent Calendar

stationery advent calendar

With only nine more weeks till Christmas, it is time to start thinking (and writing) about Christmas decor, gifts and food. The countdown to Christmas is really half of the holiday fun. So I might be a bit early with this, but I already got my advent calendar! The last few years more and more […]

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 […]