Instant office chic

Since I can be quite lazy in the morning, my office looks are usually fairly simple: a pair of skinny jeans, a sophisticated shoe and a light knit. My favourite to-go colour combo? Camel and black. For an elegant ton-sur-ton effect I wore this oatmeal colored peacoat on top of the camel knit, and added a…

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Ready for the holidays

Just yesterday I decorated my apartment with lights and ornaments, Antwerp’s Christmas market is being set up as we speak and as I told you in my last post, I scored my mini Christmas tree last weekend… That can only mean one thing: the holidays are near! The coziest time of the year goes hand in hand…

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3 winter looks I want to steal

Oh my, it’s December already! Last year I saw my first snow around this time of the year (oh, Val Thorens <3) so with last year’s trip in mind I’d like to prepare for the cold to come. These are 3 favourite looks I picked from my winter wear Pinterest board that I’d love to steal…

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6 years Polienne, and a little gift from me to you!
Personal

Oh dear, today it is exactly 6 years ago that I sat behind my parent’s computer and created a fashion blog in just a few clicks! Little did I know that this teenager hobby of mine would become a profession with which I could not only chase but also fulfill dreams. This 6th year of blogging has…

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Pielaun in the city

How gorgeous is this wall I shot this outfit in front? Instant imaginary trip to New York! In reality, this is what I wore in my own beloved city Antwerp yesterday. In the morning my friend Lisa and I undertook a journey to IKEA (yup, since we spent about 4 hours inside I better call it a…

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New in: Alexander McQueen blazer

I haven’t done much shopping lately, but yesterday I dropped by the Labellov Holiday Super Sale in Antwerp and scored the item of the year! The Belgian vintage designer webshop Labellov goes offline for a couple of days this week and offers dazzling discounts up to -80%. After falling in love with some incredible Hermès…

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7 Days, 7 Outfits

Last year this category was a huge hit on the blog, and it’s a shame that my last post has been so long ago! That’s why I decided to capture every outfit of the week a little while ago: no particular styling or gorgeous setting, just simply what I wore on a daily base. Join…

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Get your tiny home ready for Christmas in 3 steps
Home

Oh yes, with only 1 week to go until December, the Christmas fanatic in me is secretly going nuts! Last week I showed you my must-have gingerbread candle and today I’m sharing a few tips on how to get your tiny home ready for Christmas. Even if you only have limited space in your apartment…

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Lisa’s favourite vintage piece

Our vintage week here at Creators Of Desire is unfortunately coming to an end today. I’m extremely curious for your thoughts: what did you think of it? Did you enjoy a themed week like this? And did you like the other articles that were published next to my blogposts as well? For our last vintage…

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Valerie’s favourite vintage piece

A few days ago you could discover my and Nathalies favourite vintage piece because of our vintage week here at Creators Of Desire. Today it’s time for another friend of mine! Meet Valerie, one of my best high school friends with a great talent for photography, an exquisite taste in music and an extremely enthusiast boxer…

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48 Hours in Oslo
Travel

Norway is one of those destinations that is on most people’s travel wishlist, but often gets a lot of competition from more classic Scandinavian must-sees like Iceland or Sweden. Truth is that the country has a LOT to offer, especially the beautiful capital city Oslo. For the launch of the limited Winter Coolection from Emmi CAFFÈ…

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Nathalie’s favourite vintage piece

Yesterday I showed you my all time favourite second hand piece (those denim shorts!), but for this special vintage-themed week I thought it would be cool to let you discover the favourite vintage item of some of my very inspiring friends! The more the merrier, right? And that’s great news! Blogfriend Nathalie became known through her now closed blog The…

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My favourite vintage piece

Since I have sold or given away most of my old vintage clothes that I showed you yesterday, it was quite hard to really pick a favourite between the remaining pieces. While I was browsing through some old outfit photos it suddenly hit me: my blue Levi’s shorts. A classic piece of fashion history that can…

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Antwerp’s finest vintage stores

Antwerp may not be AS vintage-oriented as Berlin or Amsterdam, but you can still do some nice thrifting here! The fun thing is that most things are actually still affordable, in contrary to more expensive vintage shopping cities like London. Antwerp does focus more on designer vintage, regarding our fashion history and the fashion academy.…

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That €15 leather skirt

As I was preparing my posts and content for this vintage week, I realized that I hadn’t been for a proper thrift hunt in months, maybe years. Time for some research! I quickly popped by Think Twice in Antwerp and almost immediately stumbled upon this pretty amazing leather skirt. A perfect fit for only €15… I…

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My past vintage obsession

As you’ve probably noticed by the other posts on Creators Of Desire we’re having a vintage-themed week! This week we will post our best vintage outfits, second hand purchases and thrift store recommendations, and you can even shop our own closet! Sounds cool right? I decided to start this week with a throwback to a few years ago…

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The Christmas candle you need this winter

We’re halfway November already so I’m totally allowed to bring up the subject “Christmas” by now! As a true Winter and Christmas lover I really enjoy hunting for new Xmas decoration every year. My favourite part is the Christmas candles: being surrounded by a warm and spicy scent is everything what I really want in Winter. Last…

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#LadiesInLevis

Woah, I can FINALLY share this post with you guys! Do you remember that back in October I launched an Instagram competition together with Levi’s in which we asked you guys to take a fitting room selfie with a pair of the new LOT700 Levi’s denim line? The big price was a trip to Berlin for…

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My office uniform

Although I work part-time at a fashion company, I’m often way too lazy to pick interesting things in the morning. To save time when getting out of bed I usually stick to one type of outfit that I keep repeating in different versions. Easy peasy! My current uniform exists of wool cropped Filippa K trousers,…

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Personal style goals: AW15

Last season I introduced a new seasonal topic here on the blog that helps me to stay focussed on my wardrobe and on how I’d like my style to evolve. Last year I gathered my AW14 and SS15 style goals as a guideline for shopping, and although it might seem a bit late, I wanted to…

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How to rock ton-sur-ton

Although I used to be a keen lover of print and colour combining back in the days, I tend to choose for more monochrome options nowadays. One of my latest obsessions is the concept of ton-sur-ton: you just dress up in 1 colour only. Not only does this trend make you seem a lot taller and…

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Bag crush: Mansur Gavriel

I’m probably pretty late but after seeing Creators-colleague Anouk and Sabrina from afterDRK rock the label, I’ve finally jumped on the Mansur Gavriel bandwagon! This New York City based design label was founded by two gorgeous ladies only three years ago and focuses on natural textures and a clean intensity of pop colours. The high…

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Trying new trends vs. staying true to your own style

One thing that I really like about blogging is being able to push your own boundaries on several levels. You know I’m not very girly-girly in terms of outfits, but now and then I stumble upon a piece that just asks for a different approach. These amazing over the knee boots that I showed you earlier this week can easily look…

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QUICK HELLO FROM BERLIN
Travel

Goodmorning gals! I’m yet again in Berlin for a super fun project and I can’t wait to show you more! It’s my 4th time in Berlin this year and unfortunately I still haven’t had time to explore the city. Maybe next time? I’m about to catch my flight home for a very exciting weekend, but I…

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My new over the knee boots, and how to wear them

On my wishlist since forever: a pair of overknees! I once had a pair like this, but the leather became pretty saggy after a few weeks so that soon they were loose under-the-knee boots. Not cool. Finding a new pair turned out quite difficult, but after all those years I think I finally stumbled upon the perfect knee-cover-ups. These…

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