Fashion

Miu Miu: 2017 / 2018 Fall Ready to Wear Paris Fashion Week

Miu Miu Fall 2017 Paris Fashion Week

Anyone who knows Miuccia Prada knows that she regularly finds inspiration that’s deeply rooted in the 40s, 50s, and 60s, and why not? Despite being in the midst of war, the forties accentuated femininity, the 50s glamour and the 60s were just wild fun times. It was in those periods that women’s fashion became part of history. It was also during those times that the female form was celebrated, and clothes were created to enhance a woman’s silhouette. Post WWII women oozed style and grace, which Miuccia Prada often tries to encapsulate in her fall and winter collections – the 2017 Fall Collection by Miu Miu was no exception!

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Business

Why You Should Learn to Code

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No words needed: Woman in a Vintage Computer Ad

 

Eight years ago, I wasn’t thinking about someday having an ECommerce store and being the CEO of my own company. I’d just started as a freelancer working on other people’s web sites. I always wanted to learn more, but definitely didn’t expect where this work would lead me someday.
Often I get asked how and why I started my company. The funny thing is, I started it to prepare myself for a new project, one where I had to learn about a webshop system. Today it sounds ridiculous, but basically my company evolved out of a test website.

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Business

How to Stand out as a Freelancer

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I started freelancing full-time when I was 21 years old. Today I have my own company and work with many freelancers to run my business. Therefore this article doesn’t just give you insight from the freelancer’s perspective, but also from the (lady) boss perspective who has to regularly choose the one outstanding freelancer among dozens of job applicants.
You want to stand out to get the jobs you want? Then follow these 5 important steps to get there!

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Travel

9 amazing things to do in Paris

Things to do in Paris

Paris, the city of love and the city of light, has always held a special place in my heart. When minds wander, it’s easy to conjure up images of the stunningly breathtaking french capital that has a longstanding reputation and relationship with the rest of the world.
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Fashion Personal

Still not found the perfect velvet dress? Time for a Pimp-me-up-Tutorial!

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I’ve always loved designing clothes and sketching my own dream outfits. But to actually transfer a sketch into a perfect garment takes many more steps. Sewing machines aren’t my best friends and almost every attempt ended horrific. Therefore my ideas remain mostly on paper.

This little tutorial here doesn’t need much Know-How and time, since I just want to show you how to pimp up a boring dress. It’s nothing super creative, but who doesn’t store a few unexciting pieces in his closet, to give it a try? Continue Reading