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Tag Archives: Fashion

5 best places to shop for a great outfit in Utrecht

Ladies Fashion Stores Explore Utrecht

Yeah, I’m sure you’ve noticed that the new collection is already on display in the stores. Beautiful soft and bright colors such as, pink and bright yellow. And comfy texture like silk and cotton. Is it time for new outfits? Or do you want to spoil yourself with a beautiful item? Make sure you check out the following stores in …

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Minre: boutique and coffee bar

Your feet might hurt, your legs are tired and you are thirsty but you still have not found a nice outfit for the party next weekend. ‘Minre Boutique & Coffee’ has cleverly anticipated this situation. At Minre, on the Minrebroederstraat 23, you can drink coffee and shop. Marieke (26) opened her business on 15 September. “I wanted to have my …

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Studio Jux Twijnstraat | good for the buyer and maker

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Located at the Twijnstraat, close to Ledig Erf you will find Studio Jux. I was a fan of the shop straight away: cloths in the store are from excellent quality. The style is minimalistic and the fabrics are simple but with nice patterns. The name ‘Jux’ has been chosen very carefully, it means ‘fun’ in German. The cloths are not only nice to buy and wear but also …

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Bij Daan: a shop that offers an experience

I recently visited the shop ‘Bij Daan’ in De Bilt. As soon as I stepped into the store I felt like I’d entered and oasis of calm and immediately felt completely zen. The spacious interior, but definitely the beautiful products as well, made the store feel like a complete experience. A shop full of knick knacks, each and every one …

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46 Dresses an Initiative started in Utrecht

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A few years ago, Margo (32) was on the hunt for meaning. She wanted to make a difference for someone, or actually, for as many people as possible. Read about how she fulfilled this wish in a beautiful way with an extraordinary initiative. ‘Being good comes from a mixture of words and love’ ‘I was always big on female empowerment, …

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Great brands that bring “good karma” to your wardrobe

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Inspired by the sustainability movement, I decided to ‘konmari’ my wardrobe. You’ve probably heard about the method of the world-famous decluttering guru, Marie Kondo. The goal is to get rid of (read: recycle) the unnecessary piles of things I’ve collected over the years and to reconnect to the sense of joy within. But then I thought, what would truly define …

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Green inspiration during Utrecht Sustainability Week

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It’s already time for the second edition of Utrecht Sustainability Week to start. From October 7th to the 14th, our city will be dedicated to sustainability, with a well filled and varied program. From inspirational talks by among others Jan Terlouw, to cozy events like the Sustainability Market, Solar Cinema, Pub Quiz, kids’ workshops, and Friday afternoon drinks in the …

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Shopping in Amersfoort

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Apparently the period we are now in is called high summer, but after the last weeks we can all confirm that the Dutch weather sometimes has different ideas about that than we do. I’m happy I didn’t train too hard for a bikini body this year… But there’s nothing more annoying than people who complain, so don’t worry, I’m not …

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Men’s fashion on the rise, also in Utrecht!

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Recently Natasja Derwort, founder of the stylish handbag label, Trut, selected five of the most fabulous women’s fashion boutiques in the city for ExploreUtrecht. That’s great, of course, but what is the outlook for men’s fashion in Utrecht? An article published on fashionunited.nl pointed out that “market share for menswear is currently growing faster than that of women’s clothes, which …

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Surprise yourself with all things lovely during the LIVStores fashion weeks

Have you always dreamed of having a beautiful designer item in your closet? Is one of your new year’s resolutions to enrich your wardrobe with beautiful, high-quality clothing? The recently opened LIVStores, located on Twijnstraat, is featuring designers and their unique collections for a few weeks. Together with these designers, LIVStores has set up a unique introductory campaign. In the coming …

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