• Lifestyle

    A Guide to Pampering Your Hands

    A lot of people say a woman’s hands are her greeting card. That they constitute one of the parts that many women are proud to show off. And the fact that the skin on our hands grows old a lot quicker lends some truth to the belief than hands show your age more than other parts of your body. Which makes sense if you think about the fact that they are constantly exposed to cold, wind, rain and snow, sun…

  • Beauty,  Fashion,  Inspiration,  Lifestyle,  Style

    Investing in Yourself: Self-Confidence (4)

    Self-confidence: we all want to feel and exude it, and some days even manage to do so. Other days we let it get muddled by minor or major flaws we find with ourselves. And other days it gets completely picked apart by our overly perfectionist minds. So how do we stop doing that? How do we learn to see the best and the worst parts in ourselves with an objective mind? Relentlessly strive to improve ourselves, but at the same…

  • Inspiration,  Lifestyle,  Style

    When Fashion Meets Art: Literature

    For today’s continuation of the When Fashion Meets Art series, I wanted to talk to you about literature. Books in all their beautiful forms, from poetry to prose, from short stories to novels. You might be wondering what books have to do with style, but I believe the answer is “Quite a lot!” You’ve surely heard many times that what you read impacts your development and shapes your mind and your personality. And a beautifully rounded, rich, multilayered personality translates…

  • 5 Rainy Day Activities For an Upgraded Style
    Fashion,  Lifestyle,  Style

    5 Rainy Day Activities For an Upgraded Style

    These past few days in Amsterdam have been quite rainy and stormy, following a massive heat-wave. Which means that I’ve once again been spending more time indoors than outside, enjoying the sun. Not my favorite summer situation, but oh well, what can you do? Well actually, a lot, it turns out! I’ve been more productive at reorganizing things around the house and inside my closet these days. Which in turn led me to think of all the indoors activities you…

  • Inspiration,  Lifestyle,  Style

    Investing in Yourself: Fitness (3)

    I thought it’s been a while since I last tackled an Investing in Yourself subject. So for today I chose one that I really feel strongly about: fitness! I’m a huge advocate of working out often, and of keeping your body strong and fit. It’s absolutely amazing to know that your body has the ability to carry you through anything you throw at it. But to keep it in optimal functioning shape, you also need to take care of it.…