Fashion & Beauty History: where to start?

As you may be well aware, I love fashion and beauty history! If I could study one subject, it would be this! I love how you can take a picture from any era (or painting!) and you can tell when it was made just by looking at the clothes. Clothes tell stories, fashion tells stories, […]

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Review: the Little Dictionary of Fashion by Christian Dior

Christian Dior is credited to be the inventor of the New Look in 1947. His use of fabric after the war was equally scandalous as it was amazing. Fabric became a luxury in the war, and the New Look used a lot of fabric to get the fullness in the skirt. Long story short; Christian […]

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Review: 100 Years of Fashion by Cally Blackman

Did I get this book because Audrey Hepburn is on the cover? Maybe. Do I regret it? Not at all! Title: 100 Years of Fashion Author: Cally Blackman Pages: 400 Published:  May 16th 2012 by Laurence King Publishing ISBN: 9781856697989 This book documents in pictures the most exciting and diverse period in fashion: from 1900 […]

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How to read more when you don’t feel like reading

I’ve been having a rough year, and even though I want to read, I don’t feel like reading at all. However, I’m already nearing my 100 book year goal. People ask me how I do this, how do I read so much? Well, here are a few of my tips! Don’t force yourself But at […]

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Reading Wrap-Up: March 2019

February hasn’t been a good reading month for me, but March definitely made up for it! I’m honestly surprised by it, as I got really ill this month plus I worked 6 days a week! Let’s get started, as per usual I will skip the picture books, but you can find them on Goodreads if […]

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Review: ColourPop Disney Collection

If you need to know one thing about me, it’s that I love fairytales. And when I say “love” I really mean LOVE. I own about 15 different fairytale books, I collect Disney DVD’s and my favourite park in the entire world is fairytale based theme-park. So when one of my favourite brands came out […]

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Life update: things happening in 2019

So I feel like a life update is in order! Not that I think a lot of you care (if you do, I love you and we are best friends now xoxo), but I feel like it’s necessary to keep myself accountable, because if I state it on the blog, y’all can yell at me […]

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Reading Wrap-Up: January 2019

So here we are (finally!) with my reading wrap-up! It’s a little bit late, but that’s ok, because I read a whopping 16 books this month, and guess what, most of them weren’t picture books! I will skip the Dutch picture book and the re-reads, as most of you wouldn’t be able to get it […]

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Favourite Non-fiction of 2018!!

I love non-fiction, and it really deserves more love than it’s getting! So here’s the list of my favourite non-fiction of 2018! 2018 was a really great non-fiction year for me, there weren’t many books I didn’t like which made this list extra hard. But I tried my best and here we are! (Psst, if […]

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Reading Goals for 2019

Last years goals are pretty much done. I read more than 55 books, I finished Poirot, I read more children’s books, I read more fashion history, and I put no pressure to read on myself. These weren’t very hard (ok, maybe the Poirot one, as it’s 30+ books…) but I made them! This year, I […]

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