Category Archives: FASHION + STYLE

THE BOHEMIAN CLUTCH – 20% DISCOUNT

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This bohemian clutch is the perfect accessory. You can wear it casually, to the beach or a festival for example, but you can also take it to a night out. What I like about these clutches is that nobody can be wearing the same bag as you as the vintage fabrics, the embroidery, the use of color and the details make every bag unique. You can find similar clutches at Le Souk and you now get a 20% discount with discount code SUMMER20.

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GET YOUR CLOSET ORGANIZED WITH VIRTUAL CLOSET SPACE

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I just love an organized closet. Not only does it look better but it is also more efficient as it much easier to find things you need in an organized closet. The reality is that my closet doesn’t look anything like these organized spaces in the images in this post. Every morning I spend too much time combining clothes and look for things I can not find. This causes frustration and when your closet is a jumble, your day begins in with chaos. So one of my resolutions for this Spring was to clean up my wardrobe. I am fed up with stuffing my belongings in every every nook that I could find and then spend lots of time finding them again when I need them.

My strategy is to store my out-of-season (winter/summer) clothes out of the way. As I don’t have much storage space in my home I was very happy with the offer by Spaceboxx to try out their virtual closet space. Within minutes I had ordered 7 boxes through their website and had scheduled a suitable pick-up date (this can be as fast as within 4 hours). And they not only store clothes but also larger items such as furniture pieces or bikes. All items will be kept in a secure place and when I need anything I can have it back with just one mouse click. The very fast service (within 4 hours all desired items can be brought back again) and the ease of use of the website is what makes Spaceboxx very interesting. And compared to regular storage space (where you have to bring and pick up the items yourself) this service is very affordable.

Do you want to get organized as well? Good news for Dutch readers: Spaceboxx offers you to try out their virtual storage service for free. With code FA0415 you can store up to 15 boxes + 3 larger items for three months for free. Just go to their website and follow the easy steps. Within a few hours you can have an organized closet (and home)!

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NEW: HUMANOID KIDS COLLECTION

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One my of my favorite Dutch fashion labels Humanoid now has released a kids collection named Humanoid Mini. In their online shop they also sell some other beautiful Dutch brands such as Bieq.

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INSPIRATION TO GET IN SUMMER MOOD

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Days are getting warmer & longer and, although the first stop is Spring, I have summer on my mind. So today some summer inspired images to get in the mood. Enjoy!

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HUNKYDORY BLUE SPRING/SUMMER COLLECTION

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Swedish fashion label Hunkydory has released a beautiful spring/summer collection with pieces in various shades of blue. Hunkydory (which is slang, meaning that everything is cool) was founded in 1996 by Ulrika and Christopher Bjercke. The style is a casual mix of a feminine, Scandinavian-ethnic style with a sporty feel and a young attitude. The corporate philosophy “Always looking for a new angle, ever changing but keeping the style and being recognizable” is instrumental in the process of creating the typical style of a Hunkydory product.

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HUMANOID SPRING/SUMMER 2015 COLLECTION

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Beautiful new summer fashion from Dutch label Humanoid. Unfortunately summer is far away…

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BEAUTIFUL HAND MADE LEATHER GOODS

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New Mexico based leather crafter Julia spends her days happily constructing sleek (but always functional!) leather goods. She deeply enjoys every step of the leatherworking process, which she lovingly calls her “happy place”. You won’t find a single piece of machinery in her processes and to top it all off, all of her designs come to her in her dreams. You can see her beautiful designs here.