Book review: Just Married

I'm not engaged, nor am I getting married any time soon, but if you are, this is a book review you don't want to miss. And even if you are not, you will still love this book! Just Married: How to Celebrate Your Wedding in Style, published by Die Gestalten Verlag, is the ultimate guide to creating a unique wedding celebration. The book is boasting with unique and out-of-the-box wedding inspiration. Fiona Leahy, celebrity wedding planner and stylist selected the best and most unconventional … [Read more...]

Home Tour: Garage turns cool and edgy loft

On the last day of December 2013 I traveled to Amsterdam to meet James van der Velden, interior designer of the Citizen M hotels in London, Amsterdam and Rotterdam and owner of interior design studio Bricks Amsterdam, at his home. In the heart of Amsterdam's neighborhood the Jordaan, he transformed an old garage into his home; a cool and edgy loft. Almost a month later I am still in awe. His home was so awe-inspiring!Although masculine, it was cozy, and felt very accessible. Editing down is … [Read more...]

Hipster chic weddings

Non-traditional weddings are THE hottest thing these days. There was a time when you had only two options: you'd either save up three years of half of your income to get married in a puffy dress, and dance the night away in an air-conditioned ball room with flickering lights, lots of glitz and glamour, and posh table arrangements. Or, you'd opt for the cheap and quick way and rush to city hall with a handful of friends and your parents present to witness it actually took place. But now there is … [Read more...]