Alphabet Tag

The personal touch is one of the aspects of blogging that appeals to me most. That's why I've decided to come up with a personal post: 26 random facts about me, in alphabetical order. Here they come:

A
Animals. I really love animals and I always hate it when there's some terrible story about them in the news. It really just breaks my heart when people mistreat them.
B
Blogging. I started my blog back in 2010, after I had been blogging for a year on another blog. So I'm almost blogging for five years already, time flies! It still is one of the things I enjoy doing most.
C
Chocolate. Lots of it. Period.
D
Despicable me. Never in my life I laughed so hard about a movie before. It's so fluffy!
E
Eight, as in eight years. That's how long my boyfriend and I have been together now. We started as high school sweethearts and never got separated ever since. Cheesy but true!

F
Food. My friends always say that I am a happy camper as long as there's food involved. It's really not like I am eating all day, but I do enjoy a good meal.
G
Georges, my younger brother and my only sibling. Our parents gave us both French names.
H
Hard. It's much harder than I expected to fill in all these letters with random stuff about me! I never really think about it actually.
I
#Igers. I always thought it was the weirdest hashtag to use and I never realized what it meant until I discovered it stands for "instagrammers".
J
Jip, the name of one of my cats! If you want to see a picture of him, check out my Instagram. I do post occasional #catstagram pictures ;)

K
Knitwear. I have a soft spot for everything knitted, preferably oversized and heavy. I even have a special "knitwear" section in my wardrobe and it's completely stuffed.
L
Laughing out loud! Sometimes I just can't help but start laughing, in the most random moments. This happens a lot when my boyfriend helps me taking pictures for my blog. When he's standing behind the camera for example, I can't help but imagine him with weird hair or something. Hilarious!
M
Music, whenever I need to travel (doesn't matter if it's far or not) I always make sure I bring some earplugs. I listen to all kinds of music, from rock classics to hiphop. One of my favorite Dutch artists are The Opposites.
N
Night-robe. If it was me, it would be totally appropriate to walk in a night-robe all day every day. It's probably the softest and warmest piece in my wardrobe and therefore I love it much.
O
Outfits: See one of my earliest outfit posts on this blog here. Just promise me you won't laugh!

P
Pig. I really, really want a pet pig. Not a huge pig, but a cute mini pig. I'd name hime Kevin Bacon.
Q
Quinoa. Never tried it, is it any good?
R
Running, I go for a run about three/four times a week. I love being outside and running just gives me lots of energy. I usually go in the mornings.
S
Sports in general. I used to practice tennis, volleybal and hockey as a kid.
T
Teun, short for Teunis, my boyfriend's name. I still think it's a funny name! And tulips, my favorite flowers.

U
Uni. I graduated back in March, yay! I got a bachelor's degree in Fashion & Business.
V
Vespa. I would love to have one of those old skool Vespa's. I think they're so cool!
W
Watching movies. I enjoy hanging on the couch in the evening and just watch a good movie. Some popcorn makes things even better.
X
XXII, my age in Roman ;)
Y
Yoghurt. At first, I really disliked it but lately I kinda enjoy eating it. Especially some frozen yoghurt of course!
Z
Zombi series and movies. For some reason, me and my bf love watching stupid zombi stuff. We're dedicated followers of the Walking Dead.

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As I don't want to make this post completely about me, I would like to ask you to tell a bit about yourself in the comments below. You don't have to do the complete alphabet, just tell me something. Anything! Can't wait to get to know you a bit more.


Denim Romance

You know those days that you really feel like wearing all loose fitted items? Well, I kinda felt that way last week and so I wore my bf jeans (which start to get completely ripped by now, I should go looking for a new pair!) mixed with an oversized cardigan and a loose top tucked in. Some heels to add a bit of chic to the overall shabby look and I was ready to go!




Cardigan: Sissy Boy
Jeans: H&M
Heels: Aldo


Current Wish List

Since I sold pretty much half of my wardrobe content, it's now time to start filling up the emptiness again. I made a wish list with some stuff I really wouldn't mind having in my closet. It contains pretty simple items, I think it's important to start with a couple of basic items and then build from there. Do you have any shopping routines like that?

From left to right:

1. Sunnies: ZARA, 2. White blazer: ZARA, 3. Clutch: Antik Batik, 4. Striped skirt: Bershka, 5. Bracelet: H&M Conscious, 6. Sandals: ZARA, 7. BF Jeans: Rag&Bone, 8. Wrap skirt: Vila, 9. Poster: Esty 


Wild at Heart

Channeling my wild side today: wearing leopard trousers. Anything leopard can be rather tricky when it comes to matching it with other items, so I kept the rest of the outfit a bit plain. Luckily I threw over a huge coat, 'cause the moment I stepped out the door this morning, it started raining like crazy again. The weather seems to be a weird mix of sun, wind and rain (or hail, yikes!) all at the same time lately. Hopefully it will be back to all sunshine soon!




Trousers: Zara
Coat: Vero Moda
Shoes: Converse


Monday Inspiration

After weekends, come Mondays. Who ever invented that?! We better just make the best of it, and so I'm kicking off this new week with a fresh inspiration post. It's kinda getaway inspired, I must admit that I am really looking forward to the summer holidays! Especially since it's pouring outside at the moment. I haven't made up my mind yet on where to go, but I bet me and the bf will be brainstorming about that soon! What about you, have you made any crazy Summer plans yet?
For now, enjoy your week!



Pencil skirts & leather jackets

When the weather is still a little crisp, but I do want to wear a skirt or at least go out barelegged, I usually throw over a (leather) jacket. Such as this one, which is my current favorite. I have a lot of coats and jackets, simply because I think layering is the perfect solution to in-between weather. Plus, you can never really go wrong with a leather jacket, can you? ;)
P.S. I hope you like these pictures! I am trying out different locations for future shoots, so stay tuned for more!





Skirt: Only
Jacket: Nelly
Shoes: Asos
Sunnies: H&M


Creative work spaces

As a blogger, I inevitably spend a lot of time behind a desk. So, I might as well make it a stylish and creative place, non? Images of (home) offices have been piling up on my computer's "inspiration / interior" folder lately, and I selected a few to share with you. One of the things I find majorly important is that my desk appears organized at all times. It can be a mess, as long as it's an organized one. It can drive me absolutely mad if I need something that seems to be vaporized, and is nowhere to be found. That's why I usually only try to leave the necessities (this is where things usually go south, I mean, chocolates are a necessity too, right?) on my desk, and move all the rest to drawers etc. Tell me, what is your desk policy?


Images via Pinterest


Casual & Cropped

Sometimes, I just don't feel like wearing heels at all and I much rather grab a pair of sneakers. So I did last Monday, keeping it casual with my converse and a simple crop top. I think Mondays are always best spent in a comfy attire, aren't they? Makes it a bit more bearable ;).



Shoes: Converse
Pants: NewLook
Crop top: Only
Denim jacket: Asos


One stylish pineapple

Pineapples are hot at the moment, so I thought it only fair that I'd share my new necklace with it. I've been looking for a nice letter pendant for a while, and now I found the perfect one. It's small, silver and I really like the shape of the letter. It's a T, because I liked that one just a bit better than a J and it's the first letter of my bf's name, so it is not completely random ;)





Shop my closet part deux

Since spring has arrived, I've been busy detoxing my wardrobe. As you might have already read in my previous outfit post, I try to be a bit more careful with what I buy and therefore I also need to be strict in what has to go and what can stay. Now that sounds much easier than it actually is. What can I say, I just like shopping ;)
Anyway, I ended up with yet another pile of stuff that needs to go, and I put it for sale on my Tictail shop. Most items are unworn or brand new with tags. Check it out!




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