Warm Thoughts

In the midst of all the corona madness, after winter winds and snow besieged the city for two weeks, we suddenly felt some warm pre-spring sun rays on our faces. Staying home and holding onto warm thoughts is what got us through the season, besides one very brief walk a day to get some fresh air. Show Me More…

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

Even when you’re yearning for spring, the whimsical effect of snow falling from the sky makes winter so much more bearable. The cozy white-powdered streets, frosted cars, and snowflakes floating through the air have transformed Amsterdam into a true winter wonderland. Show Me More…

Better By Your Side

How long will the madness proceed? Social distancing, restrictions, and never ending lockdowns. Moreover, with a newly introduced curfew at 9PM in the Netherlands, we find ourselves with even less time to fit our daily lives into. Luckily, January and February are usually the least busy, and most dull months of the year for us. Show Me More…

Unrest

A new year has fallen upon us and our optimistic spirit is met with challenge right away. The fresh start full of hope for change has turned out to be just an extension of the lockdown we are so tired of. Comfortable athleisure wear has become our daily default outfit, as we are still mostly confined to our homes. An invigorating stroll around the city does wonders these days. Show Me More…

December Air

We are coming to the end of a peculiar year, one full of unexpected plot twists and a hard to accept ‘new normal’. A melancholy melody full of hope whirls through the December air, allowing us to feel cautiously optimistic about what January might bring. Leaving the woes and weals of the old year behind Show Me More…

Winter Beach

There is nothing more invigorating than winter beach walks. A stroll through the dried reed banks down to the shore during daytime can be so heartening, even if its just a short walk to catch a fresh breeze. While temperatures are still mild, a layered look with woven and knitted garments will suffice. Show Me More…

Quiet Houses

Winter winds whirl around the city of Amsterdam, making us long for a December trip to a sunny destination. Yet, we appreciate the cozy atmosphere of our picturesque city during this season even more. The bizarre circumstances we all face today, make traveling quite a challenge. Show Me More…

Urban Gardening

It takes a while, even long after the sparsely sunlit days set in, to accept that winter is gradually taking autumn over. Especially when the cold breeze hits you in the face as hard as it hit nature’s deciduous trees. Show Me More…

Pachamama

Ever since the 1920’s flapper era, feathers have been often added to evening and performance wear to create more movement. Not to forget, also a unique sense of glamour and pizzazz. Long before this, however, feathers have always had an important spiritual meaning to many ancient civilizations Show Me More…

Colibria

Since man set sail to discover worlds overseas, the trinkets and finery brought back from other cultures blended into modern trends. The bohemian look first developed in the 1960’s, aging very well while evolving into a myriad of sub-genre fashions. Show Me More…