Great shops to visit in my hometown: MINGUZ

It’s been almost two years since we moved to Haarlem and I love this city a little bit more every day. I’ve never been that kind of person that feels at home in a particular city, I guess I have the soul of a wanderer, I can make my bed (or hut) everywhere and feel pretty much at ease (proof of this lies in the fact I’ve lived in Almere for more than a decade; a windy kind of place without any sort of creativeness to it). But, I have to admit I’m getting spoiled. I’m getting used to the cute shops and the cosy restaurants and the juicebars (BOS) and all the great places where you can find even greater coffee .(I could go on and on about Haarlem’s lovely shopping climate (the best of the country they say) but well, this post then would go on and on. For now I wanted to give you one great tip, a store that recently opened its doors, a hidden gem you have to make sure to visit. It’s called MINGUZ and it carries a selection of fine clothing brands, jewelry and lifestyle items. Head to Haarlem for your Christmas shopping! And […]

Blog favorite: Hysj

I’m totally in love with these two ladies. I’m an avid reader of their blogs By Fryd and Hilde Mork where they do nothing less than making art. They have an aesthetic that really resonates with me. They also have a shop where they sell beautiful quality pieces. If you are quick you can still join their giveaway! (I certainly am) {HYSJ 01 // AUGUST 2013 copyright HYSJ}