2017: a year of achievements, discoveries and blog collaboration

It was a very good year for achievements, discoveries and blog collaboration. Looking back on 2017, one of the first memorable moments was the catwalk of Kelly Sue during Amsterdam fashion week. Her concept “Broken Crayons Still Color” highlighting diversity, was fascinating. The catwalk was so exquisite with these models in wheelchairs that are called “Sue Warriors”….

No waste, only grace.

November 2017, here in the Netherlands was a check-to-reality for me, as a passionate fashion consumer and blogger. The theme of the Dutchsustainablefashionweek this year was the circular economy. I was in the front row at the catwalk opening. Designers Danya Wevers, Map Renes, Monique Collignon , Judith van Vliet en Hellen van Rees showed their amazing…

Colour picking inspired by nature

This is my mood board inspired by nature. Last month, I went on holiday to Brazil. I was born near the Pantanal where nature is always in the spotlight. I caught up with friends and family and, most of all got to remember how beautiful and colorful nature can be. Colour picking is certainly inspiring…

Conservative but quirky!

In my point of view, Ghent is conservative and quirky with its medieval sights dated from the 12th century and a modern twist.  As soon as you enter the city,  you get that feeling to be transported back in time.  Roman and modern architecture take turns in every corner. The atmosphere is relaxing and free-spirited amongst all…

Déjà vu, a train journey.

Beekbergen, 03 July – Veluwsche Stroomtrein Maatschappij: Train adventure. Embark on a steam train to travel back in time. Last Sunday took me back to 1999, when Sandra Porto and I published the book “A TRAIN TO THE WEST”.  This book was a final university project, the first of its kind. The book has an…

Beyond arte with love

Camilla Groen in her secret world, where she celebrates colours, love and art. I first encountered Camilla’s work  in a moment of celebrating love, at the Valentine’s fair. It was the most inspiring corner with string artwork and paper crafts. Camilla went to university in the capital of Rio de Janeiro to get her degree in International…