CONCRETE JUNGLE – 2 LOOKS

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Hello from an early bird! Woke up at 6.30 today and not because of my alarm, just couldn’t sleep anymore. I went out of bed, took a shower and now I’m writing this post with a towel on my head, hehe. Hope you had a great weekend babes!
Today I’m sharing 2 looks where I’m wearing the new River Island Studio collection. The theme is called Concrete Jungle and is all about femininity, botanical embroidery and sophisticated pieces. Since Amsterdam is not your typical jungle, I found a little magical garden to shoot some photos. On the first couple of pictures I’m wearing an outfit which is all black, just the way I like it! I really like the sandals, they are a real eye catcher. The open back makes this look a bit more playful (just a bit too cold for now though). The second outfit, which Sam and I shot in a botanical garden, is perfect for upcoming month. Not too warm, not too cold. Pretty simple yet feminine and I love the details of my jacket! Which one do you like more?! XX

Both outfits from River Island

BY THE WATER

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Just some photos we took with my phone the other day!

I’m having breakfast right now and I’m excited for the weekend. I have a busy one planned. My weekend will be Tuesday & Wednesday this week hehe.. No, in all seriousness, it’s going to be a busy weekend but filled with fun things. After breakfast I’m going to have a huge cleaning session (boring but I can’t avoid it anymore :p), my brother & his family will come over for brunch, then Lise will visit me and we’ll shoot 2 different outfits for Monday’s blog post. Afterwards we’re going to the city to do some shopping for Marrakesh, hope it doesn’t rain. Tonight we’ll either go to the cinema or chill on the couch like 2 grannies.. Tomorrow’s planning is a bit more chill. Lise and I will go out for breakfast probably and in the afternoon I’m going to take pictures with Sam. This week I’ll publish a blog post every other day :-) I missed blogging so I’m excited to do this!

Jacket – All Saints (similar)
Jeans – Forever 21
Jumper – Zara (similar)
Shoes – Lulu’s

DRESSING UP

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Since I graduated Vogue Academy last summer, my mornings now look a little different. With less stressful mornings, comes a new way of dressing up.

Less rushing in the mornings means that I get to spend more time in my comfortable clothes. I love wearing comfy clothes! Most of the time I can eat breakfast wearing pajamas & fluffy socks and get ready while wearing a soft silky robe. 

As a kid I loved dressing up and till this day on, I still do :-) What I wear, depends on my mood. However, I do like to play with the current trends. For example: yesterday I wore a sheer top combined with a black triangle bra. Since we’re getting closer to springtime, you’ll probably see more sheer tops. What you’ll probably see more of as well, are flower patterns! My cardigan has tiny embroidered flowers. Makes a plain black cardigan a bit more interesting, right?!

Items from Hunkemöller via Kleding.nl.

PARIS DIARY #2

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Table for two please! What an amazing view, right?  ♥
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This picture is taken at restaurant The Lobby, located in the Peninsula hotel. Sam and I had lunch here one day. By the way.. Yes that is cheesecake, yes our lunch included dessert. Hmm!

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We visited Louvre on our last day. Of course I had to take a picture here! Outfit details: I was wearing an All Saints jacket, Zara skirt, River Island top, Loavies shoes and bag.Paris4
Inside of Louvre. An impressive big painting on the left. On the right you see Mona Lisa, which isn’t as big as I thought?! You can’t even see it very well because of all the tourists (which I was one of🙈).
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We stayed at Renaissance Le Parc Trocadero hotel. We  l o v e d  it here. Perfect room and perfect location.
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Breakfast in our cozy room, yes please! We overlooked the garden, which was very calm in the middle of a big city.
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The entrance of our hotel. We walked almost everywhere because we of it’s good location. If you’re going to Paris soon, I can recommend this hotel for sure. Check out their website here.
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Sam and I went on a boat tour on the Seine late in the afternoon. This was a very spontaneous idea and we didn’t really prepare for it. If I knew we went on a boat tour, I would have worn 4 layers at least hehe. We sat upstairs, on the deck, but it was quite cold. So after a little while I covered myself in a blanket. And 10 minutes later in another one. And a little while later in another one. Haha. But it was nice to discover Paris from the water and see all of Paris’ attractions! A real must-do if you ask me.
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One morning we walked to Tracedero before we had breakfast. It’s like a 5 minute walk from our hotel so went here a few times actually! Trocadero is a platform where you have the most beautiful Eiffel Tower view. Normally it’s pretty crowded, but at 8 AM it’s a whole other story.
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Paris at night is so beautiful as well! During this photo we walked to the subway, because we wanted to do some shopping. Champs Élysées is only one subway station away from the hotel.

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WINTER WALK

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Monday afternoon and I’m still a bit tired of Saturday night’s party. I’m drinking my second big cup of coffee. How was your weekend? Hope you had a nice one :-) I spent mine in my hometown. I visited my granny, saw my friends (we actually went to an escape room and made it out on time!) and spent time with family. Now I’m back in Amsterdam and currently in a cafe with Lise, both working on our laptops. This place is pretty close to my house, but my scooter did. not. start. So we walked over here, pretty nice actually! Perfect weather. Tonight we’re going to the cinema to see La La Land. Ryan Gosling is in it so it must be a good one! XXX

Jacket – Brandy Melville
Faux leather pants and top – ASOS
Shoes – River Island

NEXT STOP: PARIS

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Good evening from Paris! Sam and I are currently in the city of looove! We left the house at 7.50 AM this morning and we arrived in Paris at 11.30 PM. The Thalys only takes 3 hours from Amsterdam central station. I can make this a weekly thing. Hihi. We are here for a little getaway, will only stay here for a few nights. I’m really looking forward to wandering around, views of the Eiffel Tower, macarons from Laduree and long Parisian lunches. The weather forecast isn’t looking promising at all, but I will hope for the best :-) Talk to you soon! XX