Monday, July 25, 2011

Forward to the past

As girl who had long hair for the biggest part of her life, you can't stop imagining 
how you'd look with short hair.
I refuse to cut my hair off. Many people admire my hair. I'm just blessed with the most straight hair, that's naturally healthy. Although I dye my hair from the age of 14. My current hair color resembles my natural hair color, a faint red shine is still there. I used to have dark red hair for a long time.

I wanted to try out the 20's waves hairstyle. This is how it all started. My hair almost reaches my waist now, and for this hair style you need to have a short bob. I first put the wave in my hair with a curling iron and pinned my hair away at the back. I was surprised that it actually worked, this was the first time I tried this hair style.
To finish the look I did a dark 20's make-up. My outfit, on other hand, was more 40's meeting current times.
Clashing era's doesn't bother me. I like to experiment with looks and styles.
I received many nice compliments that night. 
Lately I've experimenting with a lot of different hair styles and the waves will surely be used again one day!





I wore: COS lace top, C&A skirt, Hell's Belles bag, H&M lace bra and shoes




Wednesday, July 20, 2011

" Wake up, before it gets Winter "

"Wake up, before it gets Winter" is a collection of Julie Van den Berghe, a student at Fashion Academy of Ghent. The previous years she already showed to be a talented and promising student. This is her graduate collection of third bachelor. It was my favorite, so i decided to feature it here.
There're several things I like about it. Obviously the amazing color palette of pinks and reds. Sheer blouses in combination with heavy knitting. I'm not sure if I mentioned it before, but knits are one of my favorite materials.
This collection combines perfect aspects of winter, but also summer. There isn't much difference in the Belgian weather, if u ask me...
The killer shoes and metal leaf are the perfect finishing touches for these ensembles.
See it for yourself.


Picture by Bas Bogaerts







Photographer : Martin Bing
Model : Loredana Vanden Abeele
Make-up & hair: Jolene Aiko Acke

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Moss anyone?

So the latest challenge of Project Blogway is "Kate Moss".
I sure do love her and she's definitely an icon. But when it comes to looks we're two opposites.
I've never been and never will be as skinny as she's, nor will I be blond. Still I admire her nonchalant rock'n'roll meets boho style. And I tried to play it out with this outfit. Skinny jeans is one of her trade marks and a floaty blouse ads a relaxed edge to this look.






Wearing: H&M blouse and pants, Zara bag, I am necklace, C&A sunnies and unknown flats




I also want to thank my readers, thank for taking the time to read my blog! 
I appreciate it very much!

xoxo

Monday, July 11, 2011

The summer of 2011

My vacation just started, but it already has been amazing. 
This year will be one to remember. I just want to treasure all memories, every second of it. Not to lose anything, unfortunately this is impossible.
Still, I'm filled with positive vibes and await the time to come with great anticipation!
I want to show u some pictures from last weekend from Werchter festival.
Me and my boyfriend had four days of great fun!



Taylor Momsen with The Pretty Reckless or just Jenny from Gossip Girl :)


 We represent



May I present u, the love of my life!


Day III






I wore: H&M FAA fringed shirt; Zara shorts and Doc. Martens boots


Us.



Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Rock'n'Roll is how we do it

The second challenge of Project Blogway was Rock Chick was another subject that's really close to my heart.
I don't claim to be a rock chick or any other type of girl for that matter, but still it's another image that suits me well. I didn't have to look long for my outfit. I could've made a dozen of different ones for this theme with the clothes for my wardrobe. But I wanted to use my "Balmains" again. I'm not for knock off designs, but couldn't just let to buy these beauties. I got them on ebay and I must say they look pretty good!
The special accessory I was talking about in my previous PB post is one of my boyfriends guitars.
Unlike me he actually plays on it.








Wearing:
H&M top
C&A leggings
Ebay shoes
Pieces scarf
Gibson guitar

Friday, July 1, 2011

Forever 21 Pre-Party Party


Great news for us, Belgian fashion lovers, Forever 21 is coming to our small country.
Two major stores will be opening, first one in Brussels (30 July) and the second one in Antwerp (August).
A big event was organized to celebrate this great news. Lot's of bloggers and press enjoyed a hologram show of the new collection and a great party which ended with a bang on the sounds of Belgian Electropop band Teddiedrum who played a live gig.
This was a party I'll remember for a long time, lot's of nice people, great music and delicious cocktails. 
What more can a girl need for a great night out?! The hologram show was pretty impressive. Glad I had a chance to see it with my own eyes. But pretty hard to catch on camera.
A little video to give you an impression of the night and off course lot's of pictures!

Me and my best friendie Nathalie from The MerryMakers


I wore : Zara dress & bag, ebay shoes, Vivienne Westwood bones necklace

Our feet getting snapped right before it all started. Little did we know...


Look how happy we are F21!!!!


Bie from M'As-Tu Vu is hungry for some fashion action


My girl Nath was quiet an attraction that night, with the bow and all. I warned her :) Tavi who?!


Happy bloggers on two sides of "the river" as we called it. Crossing it in heels all night long was a little challenge.


My adorable car mates Annebeth from The Styling Dutchman and Stéphanie from StyleLab on a fab pink!!! couch


Getting hologrammed! To the future and back

 

In a tropical setting


Posing away with Annebeth and Sté



Mr. Flamingo! A must have for my future home


Girls like candy, lot's of it





"The River" was filled with rubber ducks, you could fish one out and win prizes. I won a nice make-up bag and some accessories


Looot's of drinks



My dream bracelet from Buddha to Buddha. Gilles from Wood and Rags is the owner, I just had to try it on!


Candy lovers


Crazy Cindy from Glamour Bbey


Being crazy together is much more fun!


My so called "Balmain" shoes were quiet a hit that night. The fact is that I almost went into a shoe coma at the end of the night, oh well :)



Teddiedruuuuum!


It's all in a name. They were drumming on an electro drum decorated with stuffed animals


Let it snow!


Thanx to Oona and F21 to make this night happen!

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