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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Confessions of this Shopaholic turned 4 years today! ❤

Hello lovelies,

I'm so happy and determined now that Confessions of this Shopaholic turned 4 today! Blogging has become such a big passion of mine and it literally keeps me busy every day. I've achieved so much already {fashion week invites, exclusive openings, thousand(s) monthly unique visitors, loyal readers and more} but this blog is nowhere near its full potential. I'm so motivated and have set so many goals to achieve this next year. Whether you've been around for a long time or just joined the journey of my blog, my gratitude is humongous!
Confessions of this Shopaholic 4th blog anniversary October 2014
Confessions of this Shopaholic 4th blog anniversary October 2014

I remember the joy of seeing my first(s) social media fans/followers appear four years ago. Can't thank you guys enough for sticking with this Shopaholic! Since giving out virtual hugs is not yet possible, I'm gonna try and set up a giveaway just for you :) Thanks a million, babes!

When did you guys first start blogging? :)

Xx

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Friday, October 17, 2014

Event: #HMLovesRotterdam Exclusive Opening ❤

Happy Friday!

In exactly two hours the largest H&M flagship store of Europe opens in the center of Rotterdam, but I had the privilege to check out the store during the exclusive opening that happened last Wednesday. I was really blown away by how huge the 4500 square feet store really was, the new collection and just everything in between. The new Monki & Weekday stores that are actually connected to H&M were also celebrated! In case you can't make it in time for the official opening, I'll gladly share a few snaps to get your excitement going!
HMLovesRotterdam exclusive opening x Monki x Weekday October 2014
HMLovesRotterdam exclusive opening x Monki x Weekday October 2014
HMLovesRotterdam exclusive opening x Monki x Weekday October 2014
HMLovesRotterdam exclusive opening x Monki x Weekday October 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Trend Report Fall 2014: Metallics ❤

Heey lovelies,

One trend that I feel keeps coming back every fall are the dazzling Metallics. They are quite the item to transition rightfully into this new season. There is just something so edgy and bad-ass about wearing somewhat of a metallic look. Whether you accentuate this trend on your nails, a purse or a skirt: coolness guaranteed! What's fun about playing around with metallics, is that you can create a daytime look by dressing it down, or switch it to super chic by dressing it up. 
Trend Report Fall 2014 Metallics
Pictures from Pinterest
After Pinterest fueled my metallics craving, I went on a hunt to find the most fashionable metallic pieces that would make a great addition to one's fall wardrobe. I scored big time! 

GOLD METALLICS
Trend Report Fall 2014 Metallics

Gold will forever be one of my favorite colors. It's just one of those colors that looks good and classy enough for any occasion. 

Saturday, October 11, 2014

3 Easy, Fun & Affordable Halloween Costume Ideas ❤

Heey lovies,

For a lot of people October isn't just about grey weather and orange leaves, it's also about Halloween. Now I for one have never really celebrated Halloween before, but this year I might be going to a party or two. And here comes the dilemma: what costume do I want and how much am I willing to spend? I refuse to get an expensive costume, since I'll probably only wear it once. So I've come up with a few costume ideas that are affordable and wearable on several occasions. And with a little luck, you'll already have everything you need right in your closet!

WALKING SKELETON
easy fun and affordable halloween costumes skeleton
easy fun and affordable halloween costumes skeleton

If you're like me and not creative enough to draw some bones on your black attire with a white fabric pen, then you can always get these items and you'll be done!

SEXY ANGEL 
easy fun and affordable halloween costumes sexy angel
easy fun and affordable halloween costumes sexy angel

I'm sure you must have a white dress laying around some where in your closet. No? A white top and skirt then? Still a no? No problem, I got you covered with all these white little pieces above. All you need is your halo and wings, or are you already fly enough? ghehe.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Fall Shopping Guide #2: LBD, Hats & Denim Jackets ❤

Heey lovies,

I am back with another Fall Shopping Guide today, since the reactions to the first one was very positive! I love roaming through some of my most visited online shops to pick out the cutest essentials. 

The little black dress is such a timeless item, so ofcourse it was going to make this list! I particularly love the first two ones below, but all four are totally fall-appropriate.

I think my favorite must-have accessory for this season are headwear and hats in particular. Hats are just so much fun to play around with as they can dress your look up or tone it down if that's the look you're going for that day. 
Oversized fedora hat - Two-Tone Chain fedora hat - Leather Brim fedora hat, Wool Floppy hat

I'm aware I've already covered outerwear in my previous shopping guide, but I thought denim jackets needed their own category, because why not...

 Which of these essentials are your favorite? Would love to know.

Xx

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