What Do I Put In My Beach Bag?

Week – 3 for me.  In 3 weeks, I’ll finally be in vacations and hopefully, by now, I will be relaxing under the sun on a beach.  If you want to spend the day at the beach, the key is to make sure that you don’t forget anything at your hotel room or apartment.  You have to make sure you have absolutely everything with you.  Nothing more annoying than to get really comfortable and then realise that you forgot you sunscreen in your room (that’s not entirely true, I can think of a few things that are more annoying than that but I wanted to add some dramatic effect… ).  So to make sure that you don’t find yourself in this unfortunate situation, here are the things I always put in my beach bag.

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Three Things I Always Pack For Trips

In less than a month, I’ll be on vacation in Dinard.  I went there last year and totally fell in love with that city so we decided that we’d go back this year.  I might be counting the days till our trip.  And I might already be packing in my head.

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Like most people, I hate packing (although the absolute worst is unpacking but that’s an whole other story); packing is always a pain but there are some easy parts: there are three things that I systematically take with me. Continue reading “Three Things I Always Pack For Trips”

What To Wear For Work When It’s Really Hot

Hey there,

For the past few weeks, it’s been super duper hot.  It’s been so hot that it has been barely bearable.  You know when the temperature is so high that you have absolutely zero energy?  There is no fresh air, even at night, so you don’t get any sleep?  And you wake up exhausted?  But you still have to get up and go to work?  That’s been my routine for a month.

Another tough part is: how to dress?  Because all you want to do is laying down by a pool or on the beach in a bikini.  But you can’t.  If you want to be able to do that, you gotta go to work (as Britney would say: You want to live fancy?  You better work bitch).  And unless you work as a lifeguard – which I’m not – you have to dress appropriately.  Now let’s see what we can do 🙂

1.  Skirts:

You can play with the colours, the prints and the length: pencil skirts, a-line skirts, midi skirts and mini skirts.  Pair your skirt with a button-down shirt and you’re good to go.  If we don’t wear our skirts when it’s 100 degrees out, I don’t know when we will.

A-Line Skirts

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How To Wear A Work Appropriate Outfit When It’s Freezing?

Hello there,

Winter is coming here.  Unfortunately, most of us can’t work from home; which means we have to get our asses off the bed, get dressed, and above all, we have to dress work appropriately.  This can be a huge undertaking when it’s 0°C outside and when it’s dark when you get out the door.  You know what I’m saying?

But just because it’s dark, and cold, and raining, and realllllyyyy difficult to be a responsible adult (ugh!), it doesn’t mean we have to go through all that unstylish.  Right? So here are some looks  that you can get some inspiration from for the next 2 months of winter – probably 3 if you’re Belgian 😉

Trench coat and pant suit

Nothing revolutionary, but boy it’s pretty!  And classy.  And empowering.  I don’t know why, but anytime I wear a trench (or a long) coat I feel way more confident.  Don’t get me started on  the pant suit…  And if you want to protect yourself from the cold, the coat will definitely do the trick.

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How To Wear the Spring-Summer 17 Trends? The Deconstructed Shirt Edition

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We continue our series about the SS17 trend.  Today, we’ll talk about the deconstructed shirt trend.  That’s a very interesting one, because that’s totally work-appropriate, and yet you put a trendy twist to the classic white button-down shirt.  Love it!

The trend was seen on several runway shows, ranging from Alexander Wang to Mulberry.

Now, let’s see where we can shop pieces to rock the trend 🙂

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