Welcome to the new Polienne
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In November I’m celebrating Polienne’s 9th birthday. That’s right, I’ve been blogging on this platform for almost 9 YEARS! And as you can see, with this big birthday coming up, I’ve already decorated the place a bit…

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Up close

Oh well HELLO (G/C)URLS! This new haircut of mine comes with a lot more work in the morning, but also offers a lot more opportunities to rock new hairstyles. And my very favourite thing about that new haircut is probably that it’s fresh enough to face the current heatwave. Love it. I might have to…

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Moving diaries
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Oh wow, the last few days passed by SUPER FAST! Last week we finally received the keys of our new home, and we’ve been working in it every single minute this week. Painting, sanding, cleaning, building and of course packing, moving, unboxing etc etc etc. The work is pretty intense but it’s worth every single…

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Almost moving day!
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My furniture, clothes and other random stuff are all stocked in boxes, waiting to be moved to their new destination.¬†But first… we’re getting our house keys today! E X C I T I N G! I’ll keep you up to date on everything through Instagram, so make sure to turn on your notifications for posts…

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Hey 2018! A little life update…
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And finally, 2018 has arrived! A year that I’ve been looking forward to… ¬†all year! 2017 has hands down been the single best year of my entire life and it seems like as I get older, things just keep falling into place more and more. That means that 2018 will be even better! Let’s take…

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A pre-Christmas wellness weekend covered in snow

Now that most of the Christmas craze is over, I found some time to gather all footage of the weekend before. 12 friends and I drove over to the other side of the country for an amazing wellness weekend! Our destination? A renovated monastery in a tiny village called Waimes, found on holiday website Belvilla.…

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A brand new week vlog!

Finally! After my first¬†three vlogs¬†back in Summer (check out the first one, the Denmark one and the Barcelona one!), I kept you waiting for a new one for quite some time… But here we are, another brand new video about my daily life! In this vlog I’m showing you my twin brother (!), I travel…

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POLIENNE x CKS: my capsule collection!

HUGE. NEWS. TODAY. After months and months of waiting and keeping this a secret, I can finally spill the beans! Belgian label CKS and I have designed my very own Essentials by Polienne capsule collection! And the first items are actually for sale! Remember when in early 2016 CKS and I launched my Selected by…

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The business side of blogging: all secrets revealed

Have you always wondered how exactly blogging suddenly became a full time job for some people? How they make money and manage to survive by “taking pictures and posting them online”? How they use strategies to keep their jobs running? How much they actually earn? WORRY NO MORE. My latest episode of A Blogger’s Life…

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Closing festival season with a Pukkelpop recap

Wait, WHAT?! How did Summer pass by so quickly? I know I just wrote about slowly transitioning my wardrobe to Autumn, but I just now realized that with Summer, festival season is officially over too. And before outdoor partying is¬†fully traded for cozy indoor bar nights, I still really wanted to share my Pukkelpop experience…

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A blissful weekend

This week turned out¬†quite boring, since I had to stay in on doctor’s orders. Apparently my Danish holidays left me with a contagious¬†respiratory infection¬†and I basically had to cancel all of my work, meetings and even my own birthday party. During the weekend¬†I felt perfectly fine, so I kind of cheated¬†and went out in the…

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Turning 26 today!
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Little birthday gal over here! Yey! 25 has been ‚ÄĒ hands down ‚ÄĒ the single¬†best year of my life so far and I know it will only get better from here on. So helloooooo 26, I’m so ready for you! And what better place to start another fantastic year than in beautiful Denmark? Follow more…

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A lazy day off

Wow guys, life all of a sudden got pretty hectic! I went from nearly no jobs to a 100% fully booked in August ‚ÄĒ I guess that’s the way a freelancer rolls, right? And in the meantime I’m still trying to prepare next week’s¬†road trip through Denmark (thanks for all of your tips guys!) AND…

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73 Questions

Ah, don’t we just loooove to snoop around in someone’s private life? In my case, I made things a bit easier for you by making¬†a Vogue inspired 73 Questions video! Want to know my favourite TV show? The best decision I’ve ever made? How I like my coffee? Check out the video right below! Got…

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My very first week vlog!

After some utterly clumsy video trials last year, I joined forces with¬†new video platform CONTOUR to shoot more professional and regular videos for you guys. We’ve shot¬†some How To Style videos, my best tips for you to conquer the¬†sales period, and the very first episode of Inside Out(fit), in which I check out the closet…

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Sunday at the seaside

Since¬†sun seems to be¬†pretty precious these days, Lisa and I dropped by¬†Justine’s place at the Belgian coast to soak up some vitamin D. We had the perfect weekend day starting with a homemade breakfast in the garden, a little bike tour afterwards and a quick shopping trip to Zara at noon. In the afternoon we…

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We bought a house!
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Huge. News. A few days ago I told you that I had something exciting to share with you guys, and here we are. The boyfriend and I bought a house. A real house!! How did that happen? No idea, really. I’ve been working as a model for 10 years now (W.T.F., 10 years!) and I…

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Closet sale time!

Yay! It’s time again for a Spring cleanout! I gathered plenty of pieces to sell, and will do so TOMORROW evening during the WNDR WOMAN¬†afterwork event by Marie Claire in Antwerp. The event is a celebration of the female entrepreneur and badassery in general! What’s not to like? Besides discovering lots of strong Belgian brands…

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It’s a hard pug life

As an absolute cat lover, I was a bit sceptic when I found out my brother and his girlfriend got a dog. When I was a kid, a raging, rabid dog in our garden gave me scares for lyfe. Dogs haven’t been my best friends since that day.¬†Although I sort of¬†got over it a few…

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