Amsterdam

The EYE film museum in Amsterdam

The EYE film museum in Amsterdam

"My" two photographers were unavailable, so husband Ron stepped in again. No matter how much he hates it, he is always there to help me. It was cold and after much deliberation, we decided to do the shoot of this yellow jumper on the ferry between Amsterdam Central...

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Leather jogging trousers

Leather jogging trousers

These leather jogging trousers have been in my wardrobe for a few years now. I don't wear them much, which is a shame really as they make quite an impact and are pretty cool (as long as I cover my butt). Wearing pumps with them creates the image I like most; see the...

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High tea at the Amstel Hotel

High tea at the Amstel Hotel

Yes, I know the title of this blog post is "High tea at the Amstel Hotel". And when you see Marijke and me like this, we don't exactly look like the clientele suitable for the Amstel (5 star) Hotel. They let anybody in these days  😆  Our group of friends, the BVA...

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Floral tights with a black leather skirt

Floral tights with a black leather skirt

The floral tights do indeed make another appearance, this time combined with my black leather wrap skirt and a pink sweater. When I showed this combination to Ron (husband), I was still wearing the black leather ankle boots of the floral tights outfit with the red...

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Floral tights and a red skirt

Floral tights and a red skirt

All items of this outfit are from my own closet; the only new item are the floral tights. To document it all for you ( 😎 ), my photographer Loes and I went to the Music Building in Amsterdam, called Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ. It is a beautiful building with fabulous...

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Shopping in Amsterdam, Cornelis Schuytstraat

Shopping in Amsterdam, Cornelis Schuytstraat

We intended to make our shopping in Amsterdam, Cornelis Schuytstraat, another event for the Shopping Saturday girls. Unfortunately Anke was feeling too poorly to join us and cancelled that morning. Sabine and I were already on our way and decided to go through with...

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Lemon yellow trousers on the Noordermarkt

Lemon yellow trousers on the Noordermarkt

One of our favourite Saturday morning outings is going to the markets in the Amsterdam Jordaan. It was lovely weather, not too hot, not too cold. Perfect for my new lemon yellow trousers and white sneakers which I bought at LAB Women's Clothing. When I tried these...

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Isabel Marant necklace, Anke and Sabine

Isabel Marant necklace, Anke and Sabine

There it is, my Isabel Marant necklace, present from Ron when we were in Maastricht. It is such an unusual thing. The cream leather strings can move up and down and by doing so, the golden part in the middle will sit lower or higher on your body. I fell in love with...

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A red sweater and a green faux fur coat and Catherine

A red sweater and a green faux fur coat and Catherine

Catherine of Not Dressed as Lamb was in town. A blogger whom I have been following since 2012 and whom I met twice before. What to wear?? Would a red sweater and a green faux fur coat go together? These choices were practical. I needed something casual to go with...

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Shopping Sunday in Amsterdam, the Nine Streets

Shopping Sunday in Amsterdam, the Nine Streets

We, the Shopping Saturday girlfriends, hadn't seen each other for quite a while. Holidays and work got in way, so we decided to change our outing to Shopping Sunday in Amsterdam. In the Nine Streets to be precise. Still one of the loviest areas of Amsterdam. I already...

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Cruising Amsterdam by boat

Cruising Amsterdam by boat

My blog is strictly a hobby. Nothing commercial on it as I haven't got the time nor need to deal with advertisements or sponsors. With this post I am going to make one exception. For my husband Ron, the man who takes the best pictures of me for this blog and finds the...

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Amsterdam Noordermarkt

Amsterdam Noordermarkt

As I said last week, it has been a month of only nice things. Boat tours (2), dinners (numerous), meeting friends (old and new ones) and on a sunny Saturday: a visit to the Amsterdam Noordermarkt. One of our favourite Saturday morning outings. This is a market...

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