Metallic is the new neutral

Metallic shoes are a big trend for coming season. It already started last summer, but now you can’t go around it. Gold, bronze and silver can be combined with virtually anything. But also other colors like green, blue and pink will be a big hit. It’s an easy way to give some extra life to your outfit. The purple metallic pumps from H&M are already mine :)

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Bonne anniversaire Chloé

Chloe_AdvertI am a big fan of the brand Chloé because it knows how to create a strong women, without losing touch of her femininity. To celebrate its sixtieth anniversary, la Maison Chloé is releasing an exceptional collection of sixteen emblematic creations that contributed to make the brand a success.

This anniversary collection is a re- rediscovery of the multifaceted character of Chloé which, since its creation, has proven its ability to play with the codes of elegance, cleverly using humour, originality, provocation, romanticism, grace and cool without ever losing sight of the Parisian chic that runs in its blood. These are the 16 iconic pieces:
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  • Silk blouse & shirt dress, Winter 1960, Gaby Aghion
  • Galaxie dress, Summer 1978, Karl Lagerfeld
  • Evening clutch, Winter 1979, Karl Lagerfeld
  • Violin dress, Summer 1983, Karl Lagerfeld
  • Pineapple shirt, Summer 2001, Stelle McCartney
  • Flared jeans & Paddington bag, Summer 2004, Phoebe Philo
  • Camera Bag, Summer 2004, Phoebe Philo
  • Python boots, Silverado bag & foulard, Winter 2004, Phoebe Philo
  • Lace blouse & wedged sandals, Summer 2006, Phoebe Philo
  • Cape, Winter 2009, Hannah MacGibbon

You can also discover the anniversary collection in these mini films by Chloé.

Beauty update: Teint Visionnaire

It’s been a while since I’ve done a beauty post, so I’m happy today to share with you my view on the new foundation from Lancôme: Teint Visionnaire. I’ve been using the product now for several weeks and I LOVE it! I’ve got normal skin with an oily T-zone and I’m very high demanding when it comes to a foundation. The Teint Visionnaire has a satin finish and enough coverage to give you a natural looking perfect skin. A nice extra of this fond de teint is that there is also a small amount of the Visionnaire serum in it, so it doesn’t only make you look good… it also does good for your skin. The product comes with a concealer hidden in the lid of the bottle. The consistency of the concealer is a bit thicker than I’m used to, so I had to try out different ways to apply it. I figured out that it is best to use your fingers so you can smoothen the substance a bit. Coverage is very good and it holds all day long. This is also true for the fond de teint by the way. So, overall I am very happy with it and I’ve added it on my list of little beauty treasures.

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Suit up to be seen

Last month, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley came to the Burberry Prorsum show wearing a killer red pant suit. Although she was fully covered up, she looked so stunningly sexy and powerful. A suit in a vibrant colour is so refreshing to see. Time to liven up those meeting rooms  girls! But also outside of the office environment, it can make a funky statement.
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Because you’re worth it

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Today is International Women’s Day. The perfect occasion to celebrate all the powerful women around the world. If I need inspiration and motivation, this is my go-to platform for great stories by even greater women www.makers.com. People like Oprah, Diane von Furstenberg, Hilary Clinton and Erin Brockovich speak openly about their journeys in life.

Take the time today to make a list of things you want to achieve this year, get some advice from the great women on makers.com and gear up to make your dreams come true. Indulge yourself today with an amazing dress, a great manicure or some killer heels.

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