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 on top. But also the faux fur trend is making a come back. Were it only children who wore mittens and ear muffs, in 2018 it's also hip for adults. You would almost wish for snow when … [Read more...]

Frans Hoogendoorn fashion exhibition

Last week I visited the fashion exhibition 'Frans Hoogendoorn' in the Gemeentemuseum The Hague. Although it's a small exhibition, I do think it's a must-see for anyone who appreciates fashion and couture in particular. You can easily combine your visit with the another interesting exhibition in the Gemeentemuseum like e.g. the Art Deco expo. Frans Hoogendoorn is a Dutch couturier and a household name in the Netherlands for over 40 years. Throughout his career he has consciously avoided the … [Read more...]

7 Spring/Summer Fashion Trends 2017

Make way thick knits and warm boots, because spring is here and summer is coming soon. Time to clean out those closets and replace your winter apparel with new spring and summer fashion. What are this year's hottest trends? I uncovered 7 trends that I think are timeless and elegant, and therefore a good buy to expand your wardrobe collection. 1. The large brimmed straw hat The large brimmed straw hat is a perfect accessory for hot summer days as protection against the sun. Besides … [Read more...]

Casual Friday

Casual Friday is everyone's favourite dress code in the office. The day you can slip out of the stiff suits and formal dresses and wear something comfortable. It's also the day that you can kick off those high heels and wear your favourite sneakers or flats. Most people opt for jeans on casual Friday, but if you are more of a skirts and dress kinda girl, why not go for a loose fit, soft dress? The autumn fashion accessories and colours of 2016 This autumn the trend colours are blue, … [Read more...]

Summer Fashion Trend: Pompoms

If there is one thing to stock up this summer, its fashion items with pompoms. The girly summer craze influenced fashion accessories and womens wear across all budgets, ages and cultures. From jewelry to lace up sandals, and from beach bags to different clothes trimmed with a pompom strip. What you will also see is that the pompoms are combined with feathers and tassles. Pompoms just ooze fun and happiness, so no reason not to embrace this trend. I already splurged on a pompom trimmed dress, and … [Read more...]

Sunglasses for Summer – The Ray-Ban Erika

Ray-Ban Erika

A summer wardrobe isn't complete without the perfect pair of shades. I already have many styles, like the aviator, and over-sized models. There are so many styles that are in vogue. However, 2016 marks a turning point as the over-sized shades are out, and the retro wing glasses and roundies are entering the fashion scene. Statement pieces from unique materials and in bold colors are making a come-back as well. So it was really time to update my sun glasses this summer. The Ray-Ban's Erika … [Read more...]

Greek Chic: Vice Versa Leather Goods

One of the things I love about Greece is their taste for fashion. I love to shop Greek labels as they are unique and hardly found outside of Greece. In Athens my favourite neighbourhood is Kolonaki, where you'll find a lot of small designer boutiques and high end Greek fashion labels. In Mykonos town I also succeeded in finding a beautiful kaftan, and handmade jewelry. Greek artisans, and small designers set up shop during the summer months to lure in tourists with gorgeous Greek … [Read more...]