Fashion

Denim day!!

May 4, 2015
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I didn’t wear denim jeans for a long time. A couple of weeks ago I bought this beautiful jeans from R13.
It is made from Japanese denim and it has a great fit.

Sweater / R13
Jeans / R13
Sneakers / Adidas vintage

Beauty

Beauty needs!!

April 30, 2015

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A small tribute to Dr. Brandt!

I am using the DNA (Do Not Age) skincare line of Dr. Brandt since a couple weeks. He is a famous dermatologist and has clinics in New York and Miami.
The DNA line is developped for an older skin and gives more fullness and youth to the face.

Fashion

Photo shoot on the streets of Amsterdam!

April 29, 2015
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      We are always looking for nice places to shoot some nice pictures. This time we chose for the area called Jordaan in Amsterdam. This is one of my favorite neighbourhoods because it has a lot of restaurants and stores.

jacket / R13
pants / Stella Mccartney
sweater / What About Yves
shoes / Adidas

Travel

Kingsday!

April 28, 2015
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Kingsday2Yesterday was the annual, typical Dutch holiday where everybody in Holland wears orange: Kingsday. This day is one big party for Dutch people and tourists; a lot of people go to Amsterdam to celebrate the king’s birthday. There are flea markets, festivals and bars with music on the street everywhere on this day through the whole city.

Despite that it is not really my thing to dress up in orange and walk through the city all day; I can imagine why a lot of people do love it. It is part of the Dutch culture and if you never been to Holland to celebrate it I would really recommend it. It is an experience!

 

Fashion

New collection!

April 24, 2015
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I had a meeting today in Milan for a new collection. I am really excited to start with it. The name will be MIIA. Keep you posted!

Fashion

Boots Anine Bing!

April 23, 2015
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pitchblackjournal_web-4 Anine BingI am still so much in love with my boots from Anine Bing. They are so rock and roll and fit with everything.  I had a look at her webshop today and saw a new pair of boots in her collection which are adorable.
This could be my next purchase :)

Fashion

A sunny day in Amsterdam!

April 22, 2015
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Every time when Joeri (the photographer) and I make an appointment for a photoshoot, the weather is beautiful. This time we did a shoot on the street near one of the canals in Amsterdam.

Pants / Stella Mccartney
Tshirt / Helmut Lang
Leather jacket / vintage
Sneakers / Adidas

Inspiration

Art!!

April 20, 2015
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I have bought my first piece of art from artist Peter de Vries a month ago.  He had an exposition in Amsterdam in a building on one of the canals which burned down on New Years eve a couple of years ago!
Peter makes these beautiful and original paintings and the American flag he made for me exists from layers of paint over an original American flag. Every time I see the painting, I am so happy that it is mine.

Fashion

Waiting for Jet Set!

April 17, 2015
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As I already mentioned,  one of the brands in my showroom is Jet Set. With this collection I started Blue Glory 18 years ago.  I am still so much in love with it, that I ordered some pieces from the summercollection. On the picture I am waiting at the door to pick up the box :)

Leather pants / JBrand
Shirt / Alexander Wang
Jacket / Twenty8twelve
Necklace / HTC

Beauty

April 16, 2015
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-GIVE AWAY-
I am really pleased that you are reading my blog. I would love to have some more followers on facebook so I want to do a little give-away!
Voluspa is my favourite candle brand and I know you will love this as much as I do. You can win these beauties if you “like” the Pitch Black Journal facebookpage and tell me in a reaction below the post with this photo which article you liked the most from my blog. I would love to hear from you!