OUTFIT - sequins

H&M trend top | Pimkie skirt | Sascha boots | borrowed clutch | DKNY watch | Kiko nail polish

This top must be my best buy ever. I bought it about two years ago and I have probably worn it over a hundred times! Every season I find multiple ways to combine it and recently I tried out this look. Lovely Judith from the blog myownvogueworld took these photos of me in front of her house. We used her camera, which was a new experience for me, because I am really used to my beloved Panasonic Lumix GF1 which I basically take with me everywhere I go. I am extremely happy with my camera and especially my f1.8 50 mm lens, but sometimes it is fun to try out a different camera like Judiths to see the differences. My exam last Wednesday went quite well, I certainly passed it! However, today I have another test and I am a little less positive and certain about this one. We'll see how it goes... Now I am off learning again! Love Aimee


BEAUTY - my Chanel nail polishes

I am not much of a collector, but today - whilst polishing my nails of course - I couldn't help but notice that I have already gathered six Chanel polishes! And well, I thought, that is worth a post. My current favorite is 657 Azuré which I took with me from Australia this summer. Every nail polish has its own special story; from left to right:

531 Peridot - this is quite a story. I had this specific nail polish on my wish list for a long time and I frequently went to my local drug store to check it out which evidently only enlarged my crave! One day I decided on buying it, but there only happened to be one left which was the tester! The saleswomen could tell that I was disappointed and they told me that I could have the tester in exchange for some candy. Well, I didn't say no to that! Eventually I got my Chanel Peridot for €4,70 precisely and my face was one big happy smile :)

Cosmic - this nail polish is a Limited Edition from this years Vogue Fashion Night Out. Sadly, I didn't have the chance to go, but I asked my friend An to bring this nail polish home as a souvenir. As the name already suggests, it is like having the night sky on your nails :)

529 Graphite - my very first Chanel nail polish. My mum gave it to me for my 16th birthday two and a half years ago and I still love it!

159 Fire - a gift for my 17th birthday from my dear friends An en Sera. I couldn't have made up a better name for this hot red colour! Red nail polish is a classic and this colour goes with every outfit.

543 Frisson - I brought this home with me from New York last February, basically because I had 30 dollars left at the airport. It's a really subtle light pink colour with a little glitter - natural with a touch of glamour! Perfect for summer days, which are now sadly over...

657 Azuré - this nail polish shares the same story as Frisson. I had 30 Australian dollars left in Perth, I saw this beauty at the airport and I just couldn't resist!

Which colour do you like best? I am curious to hear your opinion :) Lots of love, Aimee


OUTFIT - stripes and denim

Pull&Bear skirt (new) | Zara top (new) | Sascha boots | DKNY watch | Mango earrings (new)

Dancing along the old charming canals in Utrecht, that's what I did last week! Just before I got ill. Yes, I spent my whole weekend lying in bed with the flu: hello autumn! I will spare you the details, but I most definitely went through hell and I am glad I am feeling better now. I met up with gorgeous Judith from the blog www.myownvogueworld.com and we shot each others outfits. We only had a short amount of time, so we decided to meet up again this week for dinner. We had a lovely evening of cooking, drinking wine, talking and we even had some time to take outfit photos; those will probably be up on the blog this weekend! My mind and my time have been pretty preoccupied with my study lately. After three months of ultimate freedom en no obligations whatsoever, I notice that I certainly have to get used to taking in large amounts of information again. I have my first test next Wednesday; it's like my final exams all over again! The important thing is to stay focussed. I will let you know how it goes! Now I am off to enjoy a well-deserved evening of watching television and eating chocolate :) Lots of love, Aimee


DIARY - Amsterdam

A bit later than promised, but here it is: my Amsterdam photo diary! My mum and I started our day deliciously with lemon meringue pie at a new favorite place of mine: De Drie Graefjes. It's right in the city centre, but secretly hidden away in an alley, so you won't be sitting among loads of tourists. Our next stop was photo museum Foam which always exhibits great photography; this time we went back in time to the twenties with photographer Edward Steichen. He mostly took portraits of high society people in the Roaring Twenties, my all-time favorite decade! During the afternoon my mum and I walked to the Rijksmuseum gardens and had a drink and a popsicle - which of course instantly melted in my hands whereupon I managed to smudge it all over my face and dress, not the most charming sight haha. Of course we couldn't pass the huge Iamsterdam sign without taking some photos! I never get bored of Amsterdam, it's such an energetic city with something for everyone! Meanwhile I have started my first year at the University of Utrecht. It's both exciting and nerve-wrecking with moments of fun as well as moments of homesickness. And of course I will keep on blogging the best I can! Love Aimee

De Drie Graefjes
Eggertstraat 1
Rokin 128

Keizergracht 609

Rijksmuseum gardens & Iamsterdam sign