Feels like summer

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Feels like Summer! This weekend has been great, I took a bit of a weekend off again (sorry, no more weekends off right now but believe me when I say I needed it) and enjoyed the sunshine, stayed up until sunrise (not my fault, it was the clock that fooled me) and spent yesterday recovering in the park, eating spareribs and watching animation films. This weather somehow brings out the best in me, especially in terms of my mood (maybe a little less in terms of work but I found a solution for that about which I will tell you more later this week). I don’t even have a Monday Mood today, just because the sun is shining, it’s bare leg weather (yes!) and I’ve got some new shoes on. It’s shoe-week on my instagram this week, so check it out to see lots of shoe candy this week.

But let’s talk what I’m wearing, before me and my good mood start rambling. I ordered a pair of legging shorts last week thinking they’d be good shorts to work out in (I’m not a huge fan of working out in short shorts because I don’t want to pay attention to what I show off unintentionally all the time) but ever since I got them I’ve found many different ways to wear them. Under a skirt or dress, I like the idea. People around me not so much yet, but maybe they just have to get used to it. I think it does add a little extra to this gorgeous silk Baum und Pferdgarten summer dress which I wore here as a skirt but will definitely be wearing as a dress a lot this summer. Also: I have to wear these boots more often, they’re so good with skirts.

Hope you’re all having just as much of a Happy Monday as I am!

Top: Samsøe & Samsøe / Silk dress worn as skirt: Baum und Pferdgarten / Legging shorts: ASOS / Boots: Zara


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Move your Lee

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I’ve told you many times about the joy of a great pair of jeans. It’s the type of bottom I wear most, but don’t own that many of as you would expect, because I’m just so picky when it comes to jeans. The ones I have all have their own benefits, but none of them allowed me to do yoga in. Ok, I wouldn’t do yoga in jeans, but movement is something I haven’t always given much thought of when wearing jeans. Lucky for me, Lee has a campaign called Move Your Lee featuring denim that stretches and allows you to move in any way you want to. I’ve tried them for 2 days now and I must say, I feel flexible! There’s no way tight jeans are holding me back from anything when wearing these, which is exactly what I needed even though I didn’t know it.  I love the tones and washes of this line and am in love with the grey-ish ensemble I’m wearing in picture (numbers). It’s really clear that they know what they’re doing at Lee, but then again, you can’t really be surprised: Lee is celebrating their 125th (!) anniversary this year! This year is all about relaunching classic denim heritage and combining what they’ve been doing for 125 years with current trends and styles. A big congratulations to Lee, and a thank you for making both comfy and cool denim in which I can move every way I want to, right up my street.

See more items and the Move Your Lee campaign here and check how I move in my Lee jeans in this video.

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First look wearing Lee denim shirt and jeans, Zara top, Supreme cap, Alexander Wang bag and Nike Air Force 1 via Sneakers.nl
Second look wearing Lee denim shirt and jeans, Chanel espadrilles and Fashionology rings
Pictures by Chantal/Cocorosa


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Comfort Zone

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Let’s talk comfort zone. I have a love/hate relationship with it. It’s a bit in my nature (and maybe even human nature) to stay within my comfort zone, especially when I’m busy, tired or not in a happy place. Breaking out of comfort zones can be scary, that’s the part I don’t like about it. However, comfort zones are probably there to break out of, and often good things happen when you break out of your comfort zone (or not, but then you learn from it). I try to keep a balance between being comfortable and breaking out of my comfort zone every now and then. Sometimes it’s just best to give into comfort zones and for instance this week I’ve spent a lot of time at home, in my new onesies in bed with my laptop because I was tired and felt like I had the flu. But even when I don’t feel like that, I have at least one day a week in which I chill, watch series, eat way too much chocolate and wear either sweats or from now one probably one of these super soft and comfy onesies. Messy hair, little make up, my couch and my sheepskin. That and a onesie sometimes is all I need. I can always break out of my comfort zone another day.

Both onesies from OnePiece.

Want your own OnePiece onesie? Fashiolista is now hosting a contest and you can win a comfy and cool camo print onesie! Find the competition here. Good luck!


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Me-Time

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I’ve been really busy and hectic lately. Busy with exciting stuff and fun projects, don’t get me wrong, but even the best job in the world is still a job and sometimes it feels like I need to force myself to spend some time with me, and just me, to relax and regroup. That’s exactly what I did last Friday on a perfect place to do that: the Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre at the Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam.

Not only do they have a beautiful gym with all the equipment you can think of – I did a pretty harsh workout there and my first bit of boxing of which you can see a video here – after that you can relax in their gorgeous spa with sauna, hammam and pool. It was just what I needed: a little me time, some pampering and luxury and getting away from it all. Much recommended, even if you’re not that busy ;)


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No Sleeve Chic

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There’s something really chic about long sleeveless waistcoats. Now chic may not be the first word you think of when you think of me, but I do like the occasional softness and sophistication of a gorgeous sleeveless trench coat like this. It’s flowy, detailed and has a great shade of salmon which I really like combined with the golden buttons and details.
The latest addition to my sneaker collection dresses its cuteness down a bit. Yes, if you like something a lot, get it in another color as well. Isn’t that a real saying?
I’ve been wearing my low white Air Forces so much lately that I decided to get the mids in black which turned out to be a pretty good choice as I’ve been wearing them for 3 days in a row now. Such a good chunky sneaker to dress down pretty much anything, which I love doing because I love the contrast of these kicks with this lovely sleeveless trench.

Happy Wednesday!

Sleeveless trench coat: Three Floor / Longsleeve: Zara / Jeans: Cheap Monday via ASOS / Trainers: Nike Air Force 1 via Sneakers.nl


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When Mondays are not that bad

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What made my Monday today, even though it was Monday, it was raining and I had to do taxes?
Mid Season Sale started at ASOS with up to 50% off new season stuff!
I know what I’m doing tonight ;)
Find the sale here.


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Casual Monday

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Starting off the week slow, who likes Mondays anyway?
Nothing better to take it slow in than sweats, so I’m off to do taxes (yay!) in this casual outfit. Happy Monday!

Sweater dress: Front Row Shop / Jeans: Zara (very old) / Shoes: Timberland via ASOS


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