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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

LATEST OUTFITS

Hey guys! Happy Wednesday! How have you been doing? Hope everything is well. It has been a while since I posted a blog post, so this one was long overdue. Here are some of my latest outfits:
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^ In collaboration with Stradivarius, Sam and I wore 2 total Stradivarius looks last week. Sam doesn’t really like standing in front of the camera, but he was excited about this project so I really liked that! Lise shot this photo in the red light district. We first thought of taking a photo stand with us, but Lise was around and helped us out! Dream team! :)

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^ Another typical Amsterdam picture. This time wearing a Brandy Melville jumper + cap and black flared jeans from Esprit.

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^ Last week while Lise was sleeping over at our place, I took her to Corner Bakery. I went here a few times before and  insisted that she should try out the milkshakes. The milkshakes over there are delicious! (and all of the food actually, you can’t go wrong with fruit + pancakes right? Mmmh)
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^Last Wednesday before Sam and I went to the city. I was wearing a Zara coat + jumper, Loavies bag and River Island jeans.

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^ Vanille latte to go! Not sure if it’s a good or bad thing there’s a coffee place opposite of my house.. Hehe.
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^ This afternoon we went to Mediamarkt (not sure how to describe this store in English, a technology shop I guess?) to buy a new tooth brush. Not that exciting, but afterwards we walked pass this cute lunch place and decided to order some food. We actually sat here a few hours, enjoyed the food and the SUN!

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^ Yesterday I was wearing The Kindreds boots, Brandy Melville jacket, Zara jumper and River Island jeans. The boots remind me a bit of my next trip, Marrakech! Eeek, so excited to visit Morocco. Tips are welcome!! :-)

DUBAI!

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Happy Sunday! I’m at my moms house and just played with my niece and nephews. They’re now watching youtube movies so I’m chilling on the couch. While Sam and I were looking for tickets for our next Dubai trip a few days ago (more about this later) I thought to myself that I didn’t post my Dubai pics on here yet. Only on Instagram!?!?! Anyway.. We went here in the beginning of November, just before we visited Bali. Sams brother moved to Dubai last year so we wanted to visit him. I heard a lot of stories about Dubai but it’s even more fun than I thought! The skyscrapers, restaurants, malls, beaches.. so cool and pretty. It reminded me of the States somehow. Anyway, we’re planning to go back here in May and I’m already excited. How was your weekend by the way? I’m getting ready for a new week, writing down my to do list for tomorrow. A Sunday well spent brings a week of content, right?! Hehe.. Good night guys! XX

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