Flashback plog: Highlights of Huishoudbeurs 2015 pt. 1

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Last Thursday I went to the Huishoudbeurs (Household Fair) in Amsterdam with a friend. My oh my, we had so much fun. For the first time I decided to try out a few things at the fair for myself. Before I share this fantastic day with you, I’d like to take you back with me to the highlights of the Huishoudbeurs from last year. Because I didn’t get to it then, I figured why not now. Continue reading “Flashback plog: Highlights of Huishoudbeurs 2015 pt. 1”

Countdown to Huishoudbeurs 2016 in Amsterdam

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It’s that time of the year again. Next weekend the annual Huishoudbeurs (Household Fair) in Amsterdam will open its doors again. It is the biggest lifestyle fair in the Netherlands focused on women, where everything from and in between food, fashion, beauty, health, home and luxury goods come together. The perfect day out with your girlfriends, cousins, sisters, neighbours or colleagues. If he is up for it, you can even take your boyfriend or husband ladies. There is plenty for the modern male to enjoy there as well. Continue reading “Countdown to Huishoudbeurs 2016 in Amsterdam”

Open Air Boutique on Kingsday

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Last year on this date, April 30, it was the last Queensday in the Netherlands. On this day, April 30 2013, the crown prince Willem Alexander was crowned King of the Netherlands, meaning the national holiday Queensday is now Kingsday. The difference is that the date April 30 we were all used to for decades is now changed to April 26. This is because April 30 was the birthday of the late former Queen Juliana, and also the date her daughter, crown princess Beatrix at that time and now former Queen Beatrix, was crowned Queen of the Netherlands. Queen Beatrix kept the tradition of the national holiday Queensday on April 30. But since King Willem Alexander is crowned, this holiday is changed to April 26, given the fact that this is his birthday, even if he was crowned on April 30 also. So last Saturday April 26 we had our first Kingsday. Continue reading “Open Air Boutique on Kingsday”

Fashion and Beauty at Huishoudbeurs 2014

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The Huishoudbeurs in Amsterdam is over. This annual fair in Amsterdam is the place to be for all things trending for your household. It attracts mainly female visitors but is also visited by men who attend the fair with their wives or girlfriends. As  you could read in my previous post “Fashion Truck Dutch style at Huishoudbeurs 2014” I went to the Huishoudbeurs this year in February. Like the fashionista I am I focused on the Fashion areas and went to see who is present at the fair and what is trending this year. This with my camera ofcourse. Continue reading “Fashion and Beauty at Huishoudbeurs 2014”

Fashion Truck Dutch style at Huishoudbeurs 2014

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Real fashionistas already know about the concept of a Fashion Truck. Like the name already may suggest it is a truck from which fashion items are sold. This concept is specifically known in the United States, started in the Streets of New York City, but is now making it’s way to the Netherlands as the new shopping trend. Continue reading “Fashion Truck Dutch style at Huishoudbeurs 2014”