Fashion Inspo, How To Wear

How To Dress To Go From The Beach To The Street?

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How are you?  I hope you’re all going great.  I don’t know about you, but gosh I really need some sun right now!  For those of you who are not in Belgium, you should know that it’s been basically rain, grey sky, a little more rain, and some grey sky again for a month (give or take).  Put another way, we are in November!  So no wonder that I’m craving some holidays.  I have to hold on for two more weeks, and then I’m off (happy face)!

So, if like me you still have some summer trips ahead, this post is for you :). I put together 4 looks that will get you from the beach straight to the street!  Sometimes it is just a pain in the a** to pack an outfit in your beach bag for after the beach; or – even worse – to go back to your hotel or apartment to get changed before hitting the streets for a quick bite to eat, for a gelato, or for some shopping.  Wouldn’t it be easier if one single outfit could do the trick?  Yes, definitely.  Let’s have a look!

1.  Denim Cut-Offs Look

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How To Wear, Non classé, Sales and Shopping Selection

New Bohemian: SS16 Trend

Hello there,

How are you girly girls?  I’ve been extremely busy these past few weeks, hence the silent treatment.  I’m really sorry about that!

Anyway, back to business!  Has any of you had the chance to go to Coachella last weekend?  Or will you go next weekend?  I only had the chance to see pictures of the epic festival.  It looked pretty cool.  The fashion was also on point…  Bohonpoint (hahaha – Did I mention I was tired?  Did I?  I’m tired.)

Now, it’s time to get ready for next weekend.  So, let’s go on with the InStyle SS16 trends: New Bohemian.

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New Bohemian: SS16 Trend by InStyle (Photo Credit: InStyle)

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Fashion Inspo, Non classé

Boho Chic or Hippie Chic?

Hello girls,

How are you doing? I hope you had a great week and that you’re having an even greater weekend 😉

Here in Belgium, we had a few fabulously sunny crisp days. I love those kinds of days, and it made me long for those spring and summer days (and oh oh those summer nights 😀). And I pictured myself sitting at a nice café with some friends, recovering from an epic day at Coachella, pulling off the boho chic style.

And then I thought, wait a minute. What’s boho chic? And what’s hippie chic? Is there actually a difference between these two trends? And if yes, what are they? And then I thought, I cannot be the only person who’s a little confused about this. (Not like I lost any sleep about it, but still… ). So, it’s only natural that I came up with this article: Boho (Chic) vs Hippie (Chic). What’s the deal, trends?

Let’s start with boho chic. Boho comes from bohemian. Bohemian is:

“a person who has informal and unconventional social habits, esp. an artist or writer (New Oxford American Dictionary); or a nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional life (Wordnet).  A synonym would be gipsy.”

When you check various websites, such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, or InStyle, here are the key words that are used to describe the boho chic trends: late 60’s and 70’s, maxi dresses, crochet dresses, Yves Saint Laurent, Isabel Marant, tie dye, paisley, floral, suzani, printed maxi dress, gladiator sandals, floppy hat, a fringe cross-body bag, fur vest, beaded vest, flared jeans, a coin-embellished belt, denim cut-offs, feather earrings, boots, …

The pioneers were Thea Porter (check this, this, and that out) and Talitha Getty (the featured image was taken from CBS), followed by Sienna Miller and Kate Moss in the UK, and the Olsen twins in the US.

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Tabitha Getty and her husband in Morocco in 1969 (Photo Credit: Pinterest)

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How To Wear, Non classé, Sales and Shopping Selection

Hippie Chic: SS15 Trend

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How have you been mes amies?

Long dresses.  Colorful pants.  Fluid materials.  Fun prints.  We all love it.  Add a touch of elegance, and you have a Spring/Summer trend: Hippie Chic.  Designers such as Gucci, Etro, Pucci, Max Mara, and Dries Van Noten, were examples of actors of this seventies revival.

In this post, I will show you where you can find pieces to rock Vanessa Hudgens’ favorite style 🙂

Essentiel Antwerp has awesome maxi dresses with floral or abstract prints, that seem to be extremely nice to wear.  And if you are looking for a pair of wide leg pants that do not look like pajamas, you now know where to find them!

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Pants and Dresses from Essentiel-Antwerp

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How To Wear An All-White Look – In Honor of Wimbledon

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How are you?  Are you super-duper-sad about friday’s game?  I know I am… And I want to get over it as fast as possible!  Lucky me, there’s Wimbledon to make me feel better.

If you know a bit about this mythic tennis tournament, you probably know that it has a very specific dress code.  In London, players have to wear an all white ensemble.  The organization is pretty strict about it.  A couple of years ago, some female players had to change bras because they were not all white.  Too much?  Maybe, but this dress code is also what makes Wimbledon so epic.  And just for the anecdote, this year had also its lot of controversy with the Nike “nightie” dress.

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Eugenie Bouchard (Photo Credit: Wimbledon)

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