STORIES: ON LIFE, VEGANISM & TRAVELS

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Real talk: acne treatment with Accutane (Isotretinoin)

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Almost everyone suffers from spots occasionally. But for some of us, it goes further than that. Sometimes much further. Personally, I know everything about it. From the age of 13 I’ve been struggling with genetically linked cystic acne. It’s hard to describe in words how much my these stupid skin imperfections…

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Real talk: life struggles

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Hello you lovelies! 🙂 Hope you’re doing well today. Personally, I haven’t been feeling my best the last couple of days and instead of making this last, I wanted to do something about it. Together with you. With this new item on my blog, a weekly ‘real talk‘ about life issues. Aiming…

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Snaps of Mexico, Playa del Carmen & Tulum

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Hello loved ones! It has been a while! Hope you’re all doing great and have had a great start of this brand new week. As you might have noticed from my social media, I visited Mexico last month. The reason we decided to go there was the wedding of one…

Swarovski Mother's Day 2017

A Mother’s Day surprise

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A s Mother’s Day is around the corner, Swarovski has given me the opportunity to surprise someone who is very close to me; my mother in law. I wanted to express my love and gratitude to her, because she’s such an inspiring woman who overcame so much in life and she…

Day in a life of Frederique Bos (La Mer beauty treatment)

Review: My experience with La Mer skincare

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Well I don’t know about you, but I dislike wearing makeup when I’m at home. My home is supposed to be the place where I feel at ease with myself. And there’s just something about a full face that makes me feel uncomfortable. Thus, chances are if you’re ringing my door bell on…

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A fashionable drive with Mercedes-Benz

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A few weeks ago my friend Willemijn and I had the pleasure to drive around in a Mercedes-Benz A-Klasse for a day. If you know me a little, you know that I absolutely L-O-V-E cars and of course I had to make the best out of my day in this…

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Desenio gallery wall

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Oh my, I’m so happy with my new home decor. I love staying at home, drinking loads of tea, working on my business, especially during the winter. Since I moved into my boyfriend’s house last year – a.k.a. a guy who doesn’t care much about his interior – I had to…

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Freedom and happiness

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To me there’s nothing better than the feeling of freedom. That’s why I love to walk into the woods with Popcorn so much and that’s why I like walking along the coast of Noordwijk and Katwijk. As of lately I’ve been walking Popcorn for at least half an hour to an…

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MBFWA 2017 Ambassador

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Each year I’m looking forward to the global fashion weeks. It’s the time of year when all eyes are on fashion, spotting the newest trends, I love it! My favorite part of fashion week is the whole vibe of it. People are so happy and busy in a good way….

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Business story of Megan McNulty

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Let me introduce you to Megan McNulty, an illustrator, designer and maker of things from Haarlem. I got the chance to meet her in person when I was visiting the Etsy Team Leiden winter market in November last year. I fell in love with Megan’s cute pins, pencils and postcards right…

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How I’ve become a fulltime blogger

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A few weeks ago I’ve introduced you guys to Etsy.com. Etsy is a marketplace where people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell and buy unique goods. As part of their program called Etsy Resolution, Etsy asked me to share my story on how I’ve become an entrepreneur…

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Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year cuties! Hope you’ve had yourself a lovely Christmas and a great NY celebration. As you might know, I went straight to Lanzarote after Christmas. And what a time we’re having here! I absolutely loved this island and I’ll show you more of it later on this week….

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WIW in Paris

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Hello beauties! Many of you have been asking if I could do more outfit posts on the blog. Thanks for your feedback and I feel amazed that you guys like my outfits. I promise you I’ll try my best to post more often WIW posts like this one the blog….

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#Givebrilliant with Swarovski

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Are you guys ready for Christmas? Ahhh, Christmas is so close I can almost smell the mistletoe I’ll be kissed under. #lol Before stuffing my face with delicious food, getting all Christmassy in terms of clothing – can’t wait! – and braiding my hair, I wanted to share one of the most exciting…

Hotel Adele & Jules review

Staying in Paris with my sister

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About two weeks ago I went to Paris. You might have seen it from some Parisien pictures on my Instagram. Together with my dear sister Melanie, I was invited to come and experience a pretty new hotel in the city of lights, Hotel Adèle & Jules. Located in the picturesque Opera District,…

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Vegan recipe: Exotic oatmeal with pomegranate

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Hello wonderful people! It’s time for another recipe post on the blog. This time I’m sharing a breakfast favorite of mine. It’s all about the pomegranate. I remember I’ve first tried this fruit when I was about 8 years old and we were having a holiday in France. At this…

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Win: € 250 shopping money!

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Bonjour from Paris! Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend so far. Soon more Parisien updates on the blog. Meanwhile, I’m most definitely making your weekend even more amazing with yet another great giveaway here on the blog! This time I’ve teamed up with one of my absolute favorite places to…

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Vegan recipe: sweet potato Sunday bites

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Hello wonderful people! It’s time for another recipe post on the blog. This time I’m sharing with you a true weekend favorite of mine. In the weekend I love to have a drink around 4/5 o’clock – mostly on Saturday – and of course we need some bits to snack…

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Vegan recipe: comforting curry

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One of those nights you just don’t want to be bothered with doing too much in the kitchen. But you still want something delicious for dinner. Oh yeah, I gotcha! Well, this vegan curry recipe comes together super easily and is satisfying yet completely vegetable-driven. Thus it’s of course fully…

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Vegan recipe: Buddha bowl

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Happy Sunday everyone! It’s time for another vegan recipe. Yup, I see you’re thinking. Frederique, a Buddha bowl..? You tell me, what’s that? Well actually it’s a bowl full of deliciousness. The Buddha aspect refers to Buddha’s belly, which is all nicely filled up with food. 😉 Well, my variation on…

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Ulay, Oh

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I love modern art. And I’ve been wanting to share this video with you guys for so long. But I keep on putting it of since it might be off-topic on this blog. However, since it has been stuck in my head for months and this blog is about what…

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New in: velvet, customized sneakers & 70s blouse

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Hi ladies! How are you and how is your Monday so far? Can you believe we’re already almost halfway October? I can’t, I just can’t. How has your weekend been anyway? I’ve been spending the weekend with my boy and girl, a.k.a. my boyfriend and Popcorn. Popcorn is 7 months…

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Urban Romance by Swarovski

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Morning ladies! On day 3 of my visit to Paris for Paris Fashion Week, I was invited to come over to the Parisian showroom of Swarovski located at the famous Rue Saint-Honoré. When you’ve been shopping in the city I’m sure you know the streets around Place Vendôme are filled…