If you receive gifts from me on a regular basis, you’ll know that I love to buy original, fun gifts. (Don’t ask me to wrap them nicely though, it’s not one of my many great talents). Well, it won’t come as a surprise that I also love to pick original gifts for myself. A few weeks ago, Studentendrukwerk asked me if I wanted to review a product of their webshop. I was intrigued, because I was not familiar with their webshop. Besides that, I may look forever 23 but I haven’t been a student for quite some time now. Read more

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10 greatest vintage long hairstyle hits

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I'm part of the '#longhairdocare but don't cut' movement.  When I look at vintage hairstyles back in the day, half long hair was most common. That's also a trend I see on Instagram. On the other hand,…
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Ava Gardner - The secret (and witty) conversations

The year is 1988. I am living my relaxed 2 year old baby life including wild activities like sleeping, eating & playing on repeat. Somewhere else in the world Ava Gardner starts her secret conversations with writer Peter Evans about her…
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Vintage glamour on a stormy day with Dolly and Dotty

A few days ago, I received a beautiful dress of retro brand Dolly and Dotty*. A very classic black and white striped swing dress. Obviously I wanted to take a stroll in this dress. Preferably a vintage, glamour stroll on a very casual day. This…

South Asian meets retro with Daisy Jean Floral Designs

The retro world of today leads to a lot of creativity and opportunities. You have the freedom and space to create authentic vintage style looks, you can mix different eras to create your unique look and you can give your own cultural touch…
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Musical legacy: The legendary Elvis comeback special (1968)

He has been on my favorite playlists for years and I saw a bunch of his 29 movies, but I had never seen him perform on the big screen. That's why I was pleasantly surprised when local cinemas broadcasted the Elvis Presley comeback special…

Travel blog: The Cuba effect I didn't expect

It was around the 1st of January when my retro bestie and I decided that we needed to travel more. Now you should know that I am anti-New Year's Resolutions, but I am definitely pro-travel! Things evolved quickly from there and the excitement…