Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Trust Fund Dress layering


Monday, August 29, 2011

Pastel Dr. Martens

(Image via nitrolicious.com)

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

flights of fancy


Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Chromat





All photos by the Olive Shoppe

I'm currently going crazy for the constructed boning and elastic body Armour from Chromat at the Olive Shoppe!!
Especially the elastic shoulder harness and the cage bralette!
(I would so wear them with pastels and my white dr. Martens)


xoxo

ps. Wouldn't mind finding the bunny print dress by Fleamadonna in my closet either ;)

Monday, August 22, 2011

Dr. M







wearing; Alexander Wang blazer, TopShop dress, Dr Martens boots

I don't think the TopShop dress will survive another round in the laundry... the lining of the dress is all stretched out and makes the dress twist and turn when wearing it. Actually all my dresses and tops made out of stretchy lace fabrics tend to loose their shape after a while.. does that happen only to me?

I still really like the color though, it's a pastel lilac and the color was the reason why I wore it anyway.. feeling lilac+white+black lately!

xoxo

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

cocorosa t-shirt @ Zara


I'm on a t-shirt in the Zara! 

I actually don't know what to write but for me it was pretty amazing to see my own snout hanging in the Zara, I think maybe people expect me to act kind of "cool" and "unaffected" about it?

But the truth is that I grew up in a very small city in a very small country and when growing up in the middle of nowhere a lot of things seem impossible especially if you are not drop dead beautiful or drop dead smart but just normal? like getting a job in New York or getting interviewed for magazines and especially appear on a t-shirt in the Zara! 

When I saw myself in the Zara I imagined myself being 17 again, I would not have believed it! I think what I want to say is that often when I was 17 I could only dream about things and felt discouraged because all these dreams deemed impossible because of where I lived and because who I was. I just want to say that I was wrong.. If I can be on a t-shirt coming from the middle of nowhere everyone can be! I think your dreams, whoever you are, wherever you are and whatever they are can come true! Never feel discouraged! xoxo


Thank you Zara and Happy Punt!!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

JC night walk

Jeffrey Campbell Night Walk at solestruck


Really love the JC Night Walk but I feel I need to see them first on someone! and I would really like to know if they are easy to walk in! I'm also a bit hesitant about the "mary-jane" strap because I would like these maybe as simple as possible? but maybe that's just me?

But mostly my brain is spinning right now, can these shoes be embellished? I am so in love with the shape but would love to make them my own by doing a crazy DIY, to say crystallize them!
So I hope there will be a nude/brown/white version of a material that I can sew on, glue on whatever!!

Monday, August 15, 2011

Starbusted again


stylebySofia dress, wolford thigh high socks, Forever21 stud boots

I had a giant wardrobe clean-up over the weekend and realized how much I love these studded boots from forever21. (I bought them more then a year ago for $30)

They are very similar to the Jeffrey Campbell Starburst boots which made a come-back at Solestruck and Nastygal!

Jeffrey Campbell Starburst Stud Boot at Nasty Gal

Friday, August 12, 2011

Mug Shot


look Ma, I'm not smiling!


No need to say the "not smiling" bit took some effort and the photos came out looking like mug shots haha

I had to take a few close-up shots yesterday with little time to show to a make-up label for a possible lookbook photoshoot!! fingers crossed.


xoxo

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Mickey


Both photos from TokyoBanhBao


TokyoBanhBao wearing the JC de Castelbajac for Mellow Yellow Mickey Mouse flats on her blog.
These just made me smile and I kind of really want them, they remind me of the Marc Jacobs mouse flats only these really stole my heart..

xoxo

Sunday, August 7, 2011

feel good Sunday's

I'm wearing; TopShop hair bow, H&M sheer blouse, ShopAkira lace shorts, Wolford over the knee socks, Jeffrey Campbell foxy wood's in multi glitter.


It became a habit to visit feel-good blogs on Sunday's and one of those blogs is http://wishwishwish.net/

I think I spent every Sunday at least a hour browsing quietly through Carries blog, enjoying a cup of coffee while dreaming away by her beautiful photos! 

Today I came across her post about photoshop actions and editing, in this post she added zip files for us to download with photoshop actions for vintage photo effects (very similar to my photos) and 'Bokeh' images to use as overlay layers to create glittery, flared effects. 

So that just made my Sunday a whole lot more fun! I downloaded her "Bokeh" images and started playing with them with these photos being the result!




photo before "Bokeh" effect layer

photo after "Bokeh" effect layer

original wishwishwish.net "Bokuh" image used in the above photos

What are your favorite Sunday Blogs?
xoxo

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Monday March lookbook/poster



all photos by come over to the dark side we have candy

A little while ago I got to play model in a photoshoot for Monday March's Spring 2012 lookbook together with fashion bloggers Cindy, Anna and Mio and yesterday I finally received the much anticipated lookbook in the mail plus a gift bag full of goodies of the latest fall/winter collection and already a beautiful top from this collection!

The lookbook is a poster with on one side a big black and white print of us all together and on the other side a collage of all the different looks and outfits.

Everytime I look at the poster it really reminds me of the fun I had that day!! 
(more photos of the Monday March shoot here and here

xoxo

Friday, August 5, 2011

Style Yourself







I'm featured in Style Yourself,a book full of creative outfit ideas and wardrobe tips among some of my favorite bloggers and friends like  Sea of Shoes, Late Afternoon, Song of Style, Park & Cube, Fashion Squad, FrouFrouu, Keiko Lynn, the Clothes Horse, Alice Point and the Glamourai to only name a few.

The bookreally is a fun collection of collages, mood-boards, sketches, fabrics and colors evolving around the personal style, insights and inspiration of these girls.

I really love the little video they made for the book's launch too!

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

revelations






Asos modern armour cuff, Jeffrey Campbell Mariel Wedges c/o solestruck, h&m divided exclusive leather dress.

Can you believe the leather bow dress is from h&m? I couldn't!!
It's an item from the (old) 2008 divided exclusive line.

It's funny how some season's h&m is really good while sometimes you can really speak of a bad year. In 2008 the problem with this dress was the empire waist which looked kind of out of balance with the current trends! So I just stocked the dress for a future season to come. 

When shopping I often think about what the item will do in a few years. A certain timelessness makes clothing so much more interesting to me.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

NEW ADVERTORIAL: Dove Nourishing Oil Care line


Dove is Introducing a new Nourishing Oil Care hair line
which Smooths up to 100% of roughness and frizz with
an unique formula featuring Weightless Nutri-Oil technology.
Saying bye bye to bad hair days and transforming your hair from frizzy to fabulous. 


The Nourishing Oil Care line consists of a shampoo, a regular conditioner, an daily treatment conditioner and a Leave-In smoothing cream.
  
I'm already using the daily treatment conditioner myself and have fallen in love with the scent! The product gives my hair a beautiful soft and silky shine without weighing my hair down and I can't wait to try out the other products of this line as well.


www.dove.nl  





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