SUN PROTECTION

Now that the sun is shining more often, have you started smearing/smudging/spraying any sun protection yet?

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MY WEEK IN HEELS

So, after feeling (and being called) non-ladylike for a bit, I decided to take my heels from their boxes and give them a go. For a week. In a row. No. Flats. Allowed.

Curious to read how my week in heels went?

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HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT EVERYDAY BAG

I already mentioned it a couple of times and I will say it again, I am not a bag person. It's the most complicated thing for me, to make the right decisions when picking a new one.

Very slowly I feel like I am getting better at it and I thought it would be fun to share my personal step by step guide on finding that perfect bag.

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MONTHLY CRAVINGS, WHITE WITH A TWIST

After a grubby season, Spring screams for white - fresh and pure - an instant refreshment for ones wardrobe. To help avoid a bridal (or angel Gabriel) vibe and for a white with a twist kind of look, a subtle pop of color works wonders. Think a classic stripe or a printed casual t-shirt.

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YELLOW MINI BAG

On Sundays my bag needs to be hands free, fuss free. Like this yellow mini bag that fits just my iPhone and a bank card. I mean, imagine carrying around a clutch on the laziest day of the week?

Shirt, Asos; Jeans, Paige; Leather Jacket, Acne Studios; Mini Bag, Kate Sheridan (via Young British Designers).

ALEXANDER WANG X H&M

After taking a break from the collaboration train (or should I say express train?) for a little bit, H&M announced a collection with no one other than Alexander Wang this morning.

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15 WAYS TO USE COCONUT OIL

Would you believe me if I told you THE best all-round beauty product can be found in your local supermarket? And no, it's not bacon (which is magical for other reasons).

I am talking about raw (and preferably organic) virgin coconut oil. That's right: the random jar with a flashy label that brings all inclusive resorts and holiday flings by the name of Pablo to mind. Nevertheless it's a must have for all beauty devotees. Coconut oil is antibacterial, anti fungal, light weighted, moisturizing and - very crucial - it smells like a Caribbean cruise (did someone say piña colada?).

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CAMO PRINT

Honestly, I have always felt like camo print was a bit tricky. To pull off, but also in general. As a kid, I once dressed up as a soldier in a head to toe blue camouflage suit for Dutch carnaval. After that, I decided to never wear this print ever again (and also never to celebrate Dutch carnaval again, ugh). I thought it just didn’t feel right.

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THE ULTIMATE AMSTERDAM ADDRESS BOOK

To answer THE most asked question I get, here's my ultimate Amsterdam address book.

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