Hi, I am Kiran!

Hi there! My name is Kiran and Oriental Spice and some Chocolate is my little corner on the internet, where I can tell you all about my passion for Modern Vintage lifestyle and Classic Hollywood.  Also follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Bloglovin and Pinterest. Contact me here for collaborations or blog requests.

Who’s that Gal?

Well, I’m just a gal with a fascination for vintage inspired fashion, hairstyling and Classic Hollywood.  I live in the Netherlands and besides spreading the Vintage meets Present love on my blog and social media, I have a fulltime job in the marketing and writing world. I love vintage fashion, music and Classic Hollywood, but I am also a big fan of current technology and of course opportunities + mindset.

Besides that, I like spicy food for thought. I love certain aspects of the bygone eras, but I do realize that life definitely was not a fairytale back then. However, I like to keep the positive vibes alive. From the past and the present, because the present isn’t always a fairytale either.

So where did that vintage and Old Hollywood fascination come from?

I explained it extensively here. Ever since highschool, I have always had an above average interest in history. Meanwhile, my other interests started to develop since the early 2000s: Old Hollywood, vintage, retro (fashion) and food for thought. When I am enthusiastic and passionate about something, I like to share it with you. And I might share it more than once. So a blog was the perfect way to combine all of these things that gave me good vibes and pass it on to everyone who is interested in my vintage meets present brain flashes.

Vintage hair updo

What does Oriental Spice and some Chocolate stand for?

Oriental Spice stands for my inspiration columns and Chocolate for the more “light” modern vintage lifestyle posts. I am fascinated by certain (lifestyle) aspects of the bygone eras. However, every era has its good sides and its black pages, that’s why I keep both feet firm on the ground with a lot of appreciation for the present.

So if you’re looking for interesting vintage items with a realistic link to the present: you’ve come to the right place.

What can you find on this blog?

This blog is for everyone who is interested in the origin of things that are so normal right now, personal vintage meets present stories, Classic Hollywood, my favorite music and of course retro fashion & beauty blogs!

If you made it until here: You rock ;-)! Thanks for reading!

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Question, comment or requests? Don’t be shy! Contact me here.

Audrey Hepburn inspired 1960s look