Power dressing with DIDI


The holiday period tends to be overwhelming when browsing through the various collections offered in stores. All the more reason for me to recommend another beautiful collection and narrow your … [Read more...]

Oilily Explores: Talking Color


 Hi Ladies and Gents! I wanted to dedicate this blog to all of my followers- wether you believe it or not, each one of you have played a roll into contributing who I have become today. I started my … [Read more...]

DIDI for Everyone


On today’s blog, I will be reflecting back to DIDI’s fashion show I attended last Monday. As you guys know, I am all for diversity. I find it important that a brand has a wide collection that’s … [Read more...]

Winter with DIDI


 Looks like Fall is upon us and we have no more summer days left ahead! We can sit and sulk or simply make the best of it by stocking up on fresh gear for the winter months ahead. Today’s blog is … [Read more...]

Sunset in Pula


It's not everyday you get to win a contest and the prize is a trip to a country you've never been to before! The challenge was: who can pack carry-on trolly the fastest and in the most efficiënt way … [Read more...]

Metallic Vibes


 The perfect combination of my all-time favourite pieces – bomberjacks and pencil skirts both in metallic colors. Classic and perfect for any season at any time. As summer draws near, naturally, I … [Read more...]



 When I first moved to Amsterdam I was overwhelmed by all the new areas, neighborhoods and tourists. I love Rotterdam but after 8 years living in Amsterdam I can defenitely call this home. It's an … [Read more...]



Autumn's calling and that means it's time to get yourself some new ankle boots! This season ankle boots get a high fashion spin thanks to gold and silver metallics, snake or leopard print. I am … [Read more...]

Look at my bootie!


The temperature is starting to drop and there’s no cuter way to keep your feet warm than with an ankle boot. The bootie should certainly be in high rotation in cooler weather. Fashion meets function … [Read more...]

Afropunk 2016 New York


After experiencing Afro Punk Paris it was time to go to the roots of Afropunk where it all started ; Brooklyn, New York!! A full weekend of outdoor summer music, foodtrucks and live artwork at … [Read more...]

A bit of See Through..


Shooting in such a beautiful environment made it so made it all so easy. Everything was perfect, the light, the colors in the picturesque peaceful countryside near Uzes (France) For the second shoot … [Read more...]

Festival weekend!!


I just returned from beautiful Provence, with stunning sceneries and weather just the way a sweet summer should be. Unfortunately I keep missing out on the good weather in Amsterdam, every time I am … [Read more...]

Afropunk festival 2016


It's that time of the year for fresh inspiration and festival season has officially begun. Below I am sharing with you the  beautiful people and inspiring looks of Afropunk Paris 2016. Every day was … [Read more...]

Denim on Denim on Denim


Many people think that double denim or denim on denim is an absolute no no, however, when it’s done right, it can look amazing! Having an ever growing denim obsession, double denim is one of my … [Read more...]

Leather overalls


LEATHER OVERALLS The overalls are back!! This time they are made of leather. Instead of traditional denim style, they are sophisticated and more formal. The great thing about leather overalls is that … [Read more...]



While chambray and denim are often confused for one another, they’re not exactly the same fabric. A chambray is a plain weave fabric woven with a colored yarn in the warp and a white yarn in the weft. … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Stretch


Due to the variety of fits and models in circulation I sometimes forget just how comfortable a pair of stretch jeans can be. They complimented my weekend getaway travel. Pepe Jeans’ “power flex … [Read more...]

Swimsuit Shopping


This is the best time of the year to start shopping for swimwear! Why? Because the new collections just came out so you will have the first pick and can start daydreaming about your next tropical … [Read more...]

Easter Sunday Look


Bunnies, chicks, Easter eggs, chocolates, narcissi it’s only one week till Easter holidays!! For me that’s the official sign that spring is starting, no looking back, forget about all the dark and … [Read more...]

Denim and Frills


I’m very excited to share one of my favorite dresses of this year so far with you, from Escada's 2016 Spring/Summer collection. I’m obsessed with this denim dress's sleeves. The light blue color … [Read more...]

Flowers in Mexico


Being a blogger you get to work with some amazing brands. One of the brands I've recently had the pleasure of collaborating with is Escada. I feel honored to showcase some of my favorite pieces from … [Read more...]

Mexican Vibes


Arrived in Mexico City !! I am excited to be in Latin America for the first time. Normally my husband and I choose Asia as our annual "honeymoon" trip but we decided to change things up a bit this … [Read more...]

5 days dressed by India!!


I always try to find fun bonding activities to do with my kids. I noticed my youngest; India really enjoys taking her time when picking out her daily outfit. She carefully lays out her selection … [Read more...]

Velvet and Gold


When in doubt, wear black and top it off with a little gold. That's my motto. If I don’t know what to wear or want to put the emphasis on my jewelry I choose a little black dress. Black with a dash … [Read more...]

Printed Pants


There was just no way I could resist this print, thus leading me to rock yet another print-on-print look. Escada designs pants that fit tall girls perfectly. I find the fact that more and more brands … [Read more...]

Holiday Style


Dear Readers! Christmas time is the time we tell our friends and family how much we care and love them. Although we should do that every day I also want to take time and thank you my readers for … [Read more...]

African Winter Style


Whoever thought African fashion and print can only be worn in the summer, think again!  Dede Yebovi , founder of My Touch Of Africa designed items that can be worn through all seasons. The warm … [Read more...]

For the tall and savvy


No more tall girl problems We tall girls all know the problems growing up trying to make ourselves appear shorter to fit in. 1.Prom dresses that didn’t reach the floor, sometimes not even the … [Read more...]

Tel Aviv Fashionweek 2015


Beside being a beautiful city with exciting nightlife and relaxing beaches, Tel Aviv hosts the most talented designers making their mark in both national and international fashion scene. I was … [Read more...]

Go over the knee!!


They make your legs look long, incredibly sexy and have become an inherent part of fashion. The over the knee boots!! which type of thigh high boots are you going for? Last year I was on a mission … [Read more...]



There is a new webshop online ,thanks to Karin van der Pijl. A power woman, who made a career switch and started her own webshop by the name of Rockbabe. The name already says it. It's for a woman … [Read more...]

Sweater and Skirt Streetstyle


Slowly but surely preparing for fall. I know we don’t want to think about it and we are probably not ready. But let’s face it there is no way we can ignore it, fall is knocking on the door. We might … [Read more...]

All striped up


All white is nice, all black is cute, but let's face it: There's something so sweet about mixing them. Preferable as the classic stripe. I spotted this jumpsuit at River Island, its vertical stripe … [Read more...]

AFWL 2015 My 2 looks


For Africa Fashion Week London I chose these two looks. Both traditional but with a modern twist. The first day I wore the famous Dashiki that made its way to fashion since spotted on Beyonce and … [Read more...]

How to wear ankle boots


There are still doubts about how to style an ankle boot or even considering wearing one. Some say they cut off your legs which can make you look shorter and others say it make your feet look bigger. … [Read more...]

Her first fashion show


It was so special taking my daughter with me to Amsterdam fashion week, looking so grown up and even wearing her own wedges reserved for festive occasions. To make it more memorable she was also … [Read more...]

A Fresh New Start


I helped reorganize a client’s closet, and these are the tips that I gave her: Divide your closet into two sections, basics and key items. Let go of those items that are over 10 years old, … [Read more...]

Pretty Petticoats


Petticoats are so much fun and so addictive. I have four colours now but I am craving to have a rainbow of colours. I like them as full as they can get and the great thing about them is that they … [Read more...]

Wearing White


Wearing an all white outfit has its risks. I had to attend two events yesterday; Specsavers’ latest trend presentation and River Island’s Salon show. I decided to wear an all white ensemble. One might … [Read more...]

Crop that T-Shirt


The greatest thing about the cropped t-shirt may just be its versatility, allowing you to channel pure feminity, or to go all boyish with a few little adjustments in styling. I chose a high-waist … [Read more...]

Head-to-Toe Denim


Totally inspired by the head-to-toe denim goodness. Whether it’s a dress, or separates, the denim monochrome look has never been more relevant. The trick to style this look is to make sure that the … [Read more...]

Flattering Flares


I adore my new high-waisted flares. The 70’s are back in fashion and I absolutely love it. What’s even better all affordable brands are picking it up so you don’t have to spend a fortune to get this … [Read more...]

Getting dressed


Getting dressed, for some people something so normal, but for parents with small children it can be challenging at times.Yesterday, a friend of mine asked me how I do it. How do you put an outfit … [Read more...]

Lace days


Never far from mind as being the epitome of femininity. Wether used as an accent or as an overall look, lace is ready to lend your wardrobe with some of it's undisputed elegance this summer. … [Read more...]

Hello Yellow!!


  Maybe not a color that I would easily choose, but I fell in love with this shade of yellow instantly. Defenitely a color I will be wearing more often this summer. By now everbody knows I … [Read more...]

One of a Kind!!


Other than having your clothes custom made, sample sales and outlet stores are the place to be when looking for something unique and affordable. It could be that there is only one sample made of that … [Read more...]

Custom made with a message


Whatever happened to having your clothes actually made by a tailor,choose the style, fabric and color that you like and have an outfit made according to your body measurements. I have been doing this … [Read more...]

Color on the Canal


Prints will still be in the mix and are not going anywhere. These Vlisco prints are highlights in my wardrobe. I have a lot of skirts that are created from different Vlisco collections, and a lot of … [Read more...]

Definitely Denim


I am back in Amsterdam after some beautiful sunny days in Morocco and pleasantly surprised that the sun is showing herself here as well. So I am excited to show some spring/summer looks. I know I have … [Read more...]

Summer Vibes


What comes up when you think of summer? for me it’s beautiful weather, the beach, warm nights, social events, fun and light fabric maxi dresses. The third day in Morocco it was show time, I chose … [Read more...]

Take it to the Max!!


Are we happy with the maxi skirt or what? Easy to style, versatile and super feminine. With a fluid and flattering silhouette the maxi skirt is the perfect piece to bring along for this weekend … [Read more...]

Comfy airport wear


Today I fly to Morocco for a fashion show to me that’s the best part of modeling, traveling to places I haven’t been before. It’s not my first time visiting Morocco I was there only a few months ago, … [Read more...]

Polka dot


Everybody knows I have a strong love for prints, stripes and polka dots.So imagine the joy of seeing this outfit, well actually it’s a dress and a pair of pants, but for me that means I will wear it … [Read more...]

The beauty of minimalism


Serious but never severe, Minimal but never simple, Fragile but never weak. Just as their clothing line, Max.Tan’s message exudes strength and allure. I stumbled across this brand during my … [Read more...]

The sweater dress


The Sweater dress Do you want to feel comfortable and still look feminine then the sweater dress is an item for you!! The sweater dress is fashionable, sporty and very versatile. Wear it with … [Read more...]

Black on black


On my visit to “De Modefabriek” I went black on black. Since it’s a daytime event I kept my look simple but interesting. To accomplish a basic black look with an edge, work with different textures and … [Read more...]

Winter Whites


While many ladies swear by wearing black and grey  during the darkest days of the year I think an all-white ensemble makes for a much more refreshing statement. I do understand white can be an … [Read more...]

Leather on leather


Today I am going for the total leather look, leather top tucked in a textured pencil skirt. A really simple outfit, its the different textures that gives it an extra touch. Bag wise I paired the look … [Read more...]

Leather Pants


Omg Sale is the best period to buy clothes. During the sale I always wonder why I even buy items from the new collection. Just be patient wait till the sale I tell myself. Ofcourse buying new … [Read more...]

Grab a cozy sweater


   Grab a cozy sweater to keep you looking hot wen it's cold out. I adore sweaters especially grey ones. They go with anything you can dress them up or down, and in every season. … [Read more...]

Beauty with Brains


  Saturday the 1st of November, MAFB hosted the grand finale of ‘fashion fest by MAFB powered by Modemuze’. In the Centre for Visual Arts in Amsterdam, more than 100 participating fashion … [Read more...]

The maxi dress


The maxi dress or maxi skirt has always been one of the favorite items on my to-have-list. You can wear it casual with flats or dressed up with high heels. Finally I bought one at Mango. The online … [Read more...]