Shine bright like a diamond

Shine bright like a diamond… At first I thought it was Lana Del Rey but now that voice is starting to sound like Justin Bieber. Either way, I love it! Another hit song by Riri and kinda perfect for this post… I’m not saying I shine bright like a diamond but I utterly think that I look happy on these pictures. Why would that be? Because for one: I was in London, the city I fell in love with two years ago… Second reason is probably that chick behind the camera who makes these crazy funny jokes even though she’s not trying to… Of course, I’m talking about the one and only Miss E. And the last reason why I’m happy? Because I’m wearing this amazing outfit by French Connection! Totally shining bright! Oh and I might know some other reason: we were in front of the hotel, making an end to the horrible pain of these ZARA heels. Haha, fashion does hurt a bit!

Have a lovely weekend everyone… And don’t forget to shine bright!

Bits and pieces

bloggers closet sale, recap, bcs, dogs and dresses, the fashion folio, kastinhoud, antwerp fashion night, patty cake cupcakes, tao reveal the essential, brunetteblogging, krizia shark attack, sabina insomnia heart, styling dutchman annebeth, kim pirongs it-girl, polienne blog, absolutely mrs k, farah hanan bastani, fashionfabrice, elise de rijck, spice productions, het huis happaert

bloggers closet sale, recap, bcs, dogs and dresses, the fashion folio, kastinhoud, antwerp fashion night, patty cake cupcakes, tao reveal the essential, brunetteblogging, krizia shark attack, sabina insomnia heart, styling dutchman annebeth, kim pirongs it-girl, polienne blog, absolutely mrs k, farah hanan bastani, fashionfabrice, elise de rijck, spice productions, het huis happaert

bloggers closet sale, recap, bcs, dogs and dresses, the fashion folio, kastinhoud, antwerp fashion night, patty cake cupcakes, tao reveal the essential, brunetteblogging, krizia shark attack, sabina insomnia heart, styling dutchman annebeth, kim pirongs it-girl, polienne blog, absolutely mrs k, farah hanan bastani, fashionfabrice, elise de rijck, spice productions, het huis happaert

Blog post material keeps piling on top of each other, over here at The Fashion Folio HQ… So here’s a recap of some bits and pieces of fashion I encountered lately…

Bloggers Closet Sale

Man, you all love bloggers and their clothes, don’t you…? Or maybe just the clothes :D? Either way, I’d like to thank you for the massive turnout! Some of you were already politely waiting on the doorstep, eager to enter. Others came by in between shopping and champagne drinking in all the cool stores that were open for the very first Antwerp Fashion Night. Too bad I couldn’t really participate in the event but I sure had a blast in our lovely house, provided by Het Huis Happaert. Cupcakes have been eaten, Tao has been drunk and clothes have been sold. Ca-chiiinggggTHANK YOU ALL!

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franky bacardi, pravda pressroom, bacardi, don daniele, tiki bar, cocktails shaking, mojito, blueberry daiquiri, mai tai, het huis happaert, the book club, bootleggers, speakeasy, twenties, bacardi 150 years

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Casa Bacardi

Bacardi turned 150 and that called for a party. But not just some party, what else did you expect? We were secretly invited to a speakeasy bar to experience cocktails like we never did before… By making them ourselves! We started off with the classic Mojito, which I already knew how to make, because of my bartending experience – cough, cough. Then we got to drink it up and continue with the next one: Blueberry DaiquiriYUMZ! Very easy to make, all with the delicious taste of rum by Bacardi, of course. Last up was the Mai Tai, also very good, but not completely my kind of thing (the bartender on the other hand 8-)…)

destination denim, maasmechelen village, denim, jeans, georgio lironi, diesel, replay, levi's, lee, guess, outlet chic shopping

destination denim, maasmechelen village, denim, jeans, georgio lironi, diesel, replay, levi's, lee, guess, outlet chic shopping

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Destination Denim

Last but certainly not least: Destination Denim in Maasmechelen Village! You know I’m not the girl to wear jeans often… But I was triggered by the fact that Georgio Lironi, a denim expert, was going to be there. He told us all about denim and his relationship with it. I do find myself grasping for pants more often but I’m still not convinced. Georgio himself knows that finding your perfect fit is hard as hell. But I’m sure that one day, I’ll find my denim match! In the denim garage was also a pop-up store by Scotch&Soda and the fashionable Greek Spiros – awesome Kenzo hat included – who was present to put studds on your clothing or customize is as you wanted. The lovely staff of the Chic Outlet Shopping gave us a little something to shop and since I’m on a quest for the perfect fit, I thought I’d buy some sporting gear… because without the perfect body, I can’t find my perfect denim match ;-)!

French Connection Sample Sale!

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Eastern influence with pretty Asian inspired florals, fcuk, french connection sample sale, solden, outlet price, samples, eastern influence, kimono draped, asian florals

Eastern influence with pretty Asian inspired florals, fcuk, french connection sample sale, solden, outlet price, samples, eastern influence, kimono draped, asian florals

Eastern influence with pretty Asian inspired florals, fcuk, french connection sample sale, solden, outlet price, samples, eastern influence, kimono draped, asian florals

Eastern influence with pretty Asian inspired florals, fcuk, french connection sample sale, solden, outlet price, samples, eastern influence, kimono draped, asian florals

Eastern influence with pretty Asian inspired florals, fcuk, french connection sample sale, solden, outlet price, samples, eastern influence, kimono draped, asian florals

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Eastern influence with pretty Asian inspired florals, fcuk, french connection sample sale, solden, outlet price, samples, eastern influence, kimono draped, asian florals

Eastern influence with pretty Asian inspired florals, fcuk, french connection sample sale, solden, outlet price, samples, eastern influence, kimono draped, asian florals, coats, bags, fluffy

Eastern influence with pretty Asian inspired florals, fcuk, french connection sample sale, solden, outlet price, samples, eastern influence, kimono draped, asian florals

Eastern influence with pretty Asian inspired florals, fcuk, french connection sample sale, solden, outlet price, samples, eastern influence, kimono draped, asian florals

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Eastern influence with pretty Asian inspired florals, fcuk, french connection sample sale, solden, outlet price, samples, eastern influence, kimono draped, asian florals

Didn’t find what you were looking for at our Bloggers Closet Sale? Well, I’ve got another – maybe even better – solution: the French Connection Sample Sale! The Fall/Winter collection will be sold for peanuts. Think 20 euros for a top, 70 euros for a coat… Hardly for free, if you ask me! The thing with FCUK is that they’re always in trend. I was browsing through the showroom yesterday and I found a Eastern influenced baseball jacket, a skully jumper and lots of fluffyness. They have different color palettes in each collection and this time there’s the classic red, some sparkly blue, lovely pastels and almost 50 shades of grey!

Are you sick of wearing the same old high street sh*t just like everybody else? Would you fancy some pieces in your closet with some – iconic FCUK – embellishment? Are you in for some sale shopping?

Then hop on that bus, train or jump in the car to Warandestraat 45, 1851 Humbeek, here are some more details:

Thursday 4/10: 18.00 – 22.00
Friday 5/10: 16.00 – 22.00
Saturday 6/10: 11.00 – 16.00

Free Entrance – Only Cash

Be there or – ya know – be square!