Interesting doc: Secrets of the Superbrands – Fashion

We all have a thing for brands. To some people brands mean more than to others. But where does this fascination comes from? In this documentary we see how Alex Riley, who thinks he’s immune to brands, finds out with the help of marketeers, brain scientists and exclusive access to the world of the superbrands why we buy them, trust them and even idolize them. Continue reading “Interesting doc: Secrets of the Superbrands – Fashion”

73 things to know about Anna Wintour

She  is considered the most powerful woman in fashion and has been the editor of Vogue USA for the last 26 years. Anna Wintour knows fashion and she certainly knows how to get people’s reaction to it. During this interview we find out a few things about Anna that may be surprising. For instance she would never wear all black everything and would love to take on basketball. And can you believe she has never taken a selfie? I know. Continue reading “73 things to know about Anna Wintour”

Downtown Kingston is not downtown Manhattan

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One of the things I really wanted to do while in Kingston, Jamaica was visiting downtown Kingston. From day one the locals told me that it wasn’t what I may picture in my head. “Downtown Kingston is not like downtown Manhattan where you can walk down the street in your high heels with your designer purse”, is what I was told by the local we were staying at. “It’s rough”. No matter how rough it might be, I am a Caribbean girl also, so how much more rough can it be than downtown Paramaribo, Suriname I thought. Before my time in Kingston was up, I wanted to visit downtown Kingston and see it for myself. So on my last day in Kingston I did. Continue reading “Downtown Kingston is not downtown Manhattan”

My first Topshop visit and purchase

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This week I wrote about my Topshop discovery in Amsterdam and that it’s located as a shop in shop in the very chique department store de Bijenkorf. As it happened I wanted to pay a visit to de Bijenkorf for a long time now, because I had a gift card, and also wanted to visit Topshop. This way I could visit them both at once! Also this week from 2 – 6 april it’s the “Maffe Marathon” at de Bijenkorf, which literally means “Crazy Marathon”, with 5 days of discounts and special offers. So thursday I went to de Bijenkorf and finally visited Topshop. Continue reading “My first Topshop visit and purchase”