A good excuse to play forget

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Let’s pretend we never met… A good excuse to play forget

I’m moving to a desert island and all I take with me is… a pair of dungarees! Like, seriously: how awesome is this piece of clothing? Whether it’s a boyfriend version or a skinny like the one I’m wearing here, I can’t help but feel several things at a time. For one, I feel like a kid again! No worries about putting together a complete look. Just a plain & simple tee or cropped top & a pair of heels will do. Secondly, I feel sexy! I bet you didn’t see that one coming… Women used to wear this overall piece to work in the factories during WWI and mechanics wore these to protect themselves. It might just be my two pair of fav dungarees, but they kind of make my bum look good! And third, there’s a variety of dungarees out there at the moment. You could walk out your place in a different overall each and every day if you’d like. Sign me up please!

Ph by Birgit Vrydag [Edited by Winny Man]

Zalando Blogger Awards 2014 (video)

Last week fashion loving Flanders got to enjoy the first ever edition of the Belgian Zalando Blogger Awards. After the Dutch version, us Belgian bloggers had the chance to win 3 awards: the Newcomer, People’s choice & Jury award. Paris, Texas welcomed us for drinks and yummy bites and some ex-schoolmates of mine were waiting for us in the darkroom to get our picture taken. Before the nominees were announced and the winners were given their pretty awesome award (+ shopping voucher!), we got a blog class by the lovely Yara & trends class by Belgian journalist Veerle Windels.

Then it was time to announce which pretty ladies got to go home with a rose gold coathanger + one year free Zalando shopping. Svea behind Les Folies des XX won the Newcomer Award. People’s choice went straight to An-Katrien of Teacups & Dresses. And last but certainly not least: my babe Paulien – a.k.a Polienne – snatched away the biggest price of them all: the JURY award! Handed over by Yara herself. Congrats girls!

Aftermovie by the talented Winny Man

Multiple choice

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Mmmm, what a lovely weekend it has been! Mostly because of the oddly warm weather for an October weekend but also because it was the perfect end to a fun week! Besides attending the Zalando Blogger Awards and catch up with my blogger babes again after what seemed to be a while, I got featured in the newspaperTWICE! First off was Het Nieuwsblad, who talked about how bloggers – including myself – were the new designers. A lovely surprise that made my day! That same day I got a call from Het Laatste Nieuws who interviewed me and sent a photographer immediately after. On top of that, I also received M-Magazine in my mailbox which featured me and my shoes as well. So this week, I had multiple choices regarding features which made me think, I have certain items in large quantities

  1. Essie nailpolish ➵ Hands down the best nailpolish on the planet… And I’m not saying this because I’ve met the actual Essie. No, the brush, the texture and the multiple choice of colors… Essie has got it all. And me too! I bought 6 polishes this month alone and I loooove them. My mom & sis steal them from time to time but I can’t blame them. I, for one, can’t go a day without Essie on my nails.
  2. Yves Rocher lipsticks ➵ I got 15 of these babies to test out and I put a few on Instagram already. I’m hooked!!! My favourite colours are Rose Vif, Tangerine & Cerise Noir.
  3. &Other Stories items ➵ I mostly buy cosmetics there but I caught myself buying some accessories (necklace & phonecase) and a gorgeous dress too. Some of you might have seen me wear it on the #TheFashionFolioxSacha launch party.
  4. Perfumes ➵ Life’s too short to have only one perfume [at a time]. So, I have about five… These three are my favourites: D&G n°14 La Tempérance, Diesel Loverdose & Zadig&Voltaire La Pureté.