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STYLING AT VIPP WITH BODIE AND FOU

You might know Bodie and Fou, an online concept store (trendy and very personal a the same time) and it's stylish blog written by the lovely Karine? Well, they are launching a … Read More

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SOLSTICE

So here comes the Summer, if not the sun, in Belgium, in any case (but we have great beers to get warm). I always liked the universe of "La fête de la Saint Jean", our version of … Read More

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MIXTAPE: WAKE-UP AND LIVE

Life is running its course no matter what. So why not live it instead of looking while it passes through? Wake-Up and Live is a playlist for those days you need to remind yourself to get up and seize the day or the days you need to feel energised. So take … Read More

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AT WORK WITH “WHERE IS THE QUEEN?”

I had the tremendous pleasure to meet with the people behind "Where is the Queen?" to visit their common and pluridisciplinary studio located in Brussels. WITQ is an unusual collective, gathering Louise (a seamstress), Karo (an illustrator), Xavier (a … Read More

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ART BRUSSELS: NARRATIVE

This weekend, we went to Art Brussels, the biggest art fair we have here in Belgium (not necessarily the best though). I hate the place where it takes place with very little light and an atmosphere hesitating between a sinister warehouse and an elitist, … Read More

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OH LORD, WON’T YOU BUY ME A VINTAGE GAS STATION

I always liked old body shops and auto repair places but I discovered more recently that gas stations can become so much more... ZINC BISTRO Zinc, for instance, a nice vintage gas station transformed to become for a while a playful but … Read More

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MOOD ENHANCER: SOFT AS A BLACK FEATHER

Anti-depressant Darkness Some researchers have recently published the results of a study suggesting that, contrary to common belief, listening to sad music would actually help you, instead of dragging you down. The idea is that it is comforting to listen to … Read More

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STYLE: TUXEDO ENVY

I absolutely adore Hedi Slimane for Saint Laurent and his ss14 collection this season at Paris Fashion Week was amazing. A cool, nonchalant rock chick aesthetic with signature leathers, boyfriend tuxedos and tom boy pencil thin ties, it was the perfect mix of … Read More

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DECOR SHOT: BENI OUARAIN MOROCCAN RUGS

I SEE BENI CARPETS EVERYWHERE Since the first time I noticed a Beni Ouarain rug (on the pics of Bri Emery's new apartment decorated by the talented Emily Henderson), I have seen them everywhere. If I am not disgusted yet, It might be a … Read More

VINTAGE VIPP BINS WANTED

Can you have a crush on a garbage bin? Yes, you can. and it happens. When the bin in question is such a great Scandinavian design icon. The family company VIPP is stylish, modern and very active in the world of design, altough best known for the "Vipp bin" … Read More

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BEFORE MOVING: VISIT HOUSES

LEAVE THE HOUSE OF LOVE Here is one of my big news which is pretty new to me too, actually: we are going to move. We have to, we need to and we want to move. We were renting until now and our funny little old landlady is retiring. She was quite a number, a … Read More

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ANTWERP CITY-GUIDE (BETA)

ATTEMPT AT AN ANTWERP CITY-GUIDE The first time I went to Antwerp, it was a gift. After dropping out of highschool following a pretty awful encounter with depression - which is totally underconsidered and undermedicated when it's hitting a teenager, but that … Read More