Orange at the Cottage

Today’s look was inspired by one of my favourite colours of the moment – orange. Perfect for both summer and fall, the cheery colour is warm and fun to incorporate into an outfit. I’m wearing a scarf print chiffon blouse from Kohl’s, white eyelet shorts from H&M and kitten-heel pumps from Joe Fresh. I am absolutely in love with these shoes! They combine so many fall trends in one. Featuring a geometric print (seen on the runways of Prada, Marc Jacobs) and their slipper silhouette is a hot trend as well. I love the combination of orange and green, it reminds me of pumpkin spice lattes, synonymous with the fall season. I adore the print of this blouse. It reminds me of an Hermes ad I saw a while ago, combining rich royal purples with their signature orange. I’m also wearing a small orange baguette that I bought in Venice.… View Full Post

Wearing orange in the Netherlands

Orange is one of the hottest colours this year, and was popping up all over at Amsterdam Fashion Week, on the runways and on the streets. I fell in love with this orange feather boa on sale at Zara in Amsterdam, it shows off my love for the colour and this country. I styled the boa with a leopard print sweater, and an oversized key necklace from Forever XXI. The orange definitely adds pop to the neutral colours in the print. I’m also wearing a gold watch and gold jeans from Joe Fresh. I love how I can wear this boa loose as a quirky stole. It would look very dramatic with an evening dress and a chic undo. My booties were another find in Dam Square, but yesterday I got caught in a cobblestone and nearly face planted! Lesson learned: cobblestones + four inch heels + a few glasses… View Full Post

Amsterdam Fashion Week – Day Two: Streetstyle

Today, I headed to Amsterdam Fashion Week. ¬†Unfortunately, I came to early to catch Grazia Magazine’s show by Elise Kim, but I met a few people there and snapped some pictures of fashionable attendees. I could not get over this Givenchy handbag! It had beautiful structure and contrasting details. I could only dream about owning a showpiece like this! One trend that popped up quite a bit was the colour orange. Tangerine tango is the it-colour of 2012, according to Pantone, and it is without a doubt, the Netherlands’ signature hue. The colour popped up on accessories, from boots to scarves. There was only a light drizzle today, but this umbrella is more about drama than functionality. His sunglasses were unlike anything I’ve seen before, and he’s got layering down pat. I’m starting to learn from Dutch people, layering is essential in this dampness! This model-off-duty caught my eye. Very… View Full Post