Plog: Preparation and Backstage peek at AFWA 2014

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Just came back from AFWA and got on my laptop ASAP. In this quick plog I would like to give you a sneak peek at the pictures I took during the prep and backstage at Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam (AFWA 2014) today at the World Fashion Center (WFC) in Amsterdam. You’re going to see my snapshots of the set up, the catering, the fashion designers and the models talking things through, and the designers getting their models ready. Continue reading “Plog: Preparation and Backstage peek at AFWA 2014”

A touch of African Queen on Kingsday

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On Saturday April 26, as you can read in my previous post “Open Air Boutique on Kingsday”, it was the first Kingsday in the Netherlands. I also shared with you that I participated on the free market with my cousins by presenting our own Open Air Boutique. After a fun day of releasing my inner sales person, I went to Amsterdam city with my best friend. Since it was Kingsday I wanted to dress appropriately, with a royal touch, and so I did. With my natural curly hair it is always a bit of a task to get a proper hairdo, and I didn’t feel like taking on this task that day. Instead of spending half an hour getting my hair done, I choose to go African chic with one of the trending items of today, the headscarf.  Continue reading “A touch of African Queen on Kingsday”