Dress - Cortefiel
                  Head piece - Asos
                   Shoes - Bershka

Hello lovelies! I actually shot this look a few weeks ago but I've been a bit lazy with uploading, as you might have noticed. I have another outfit of the day coming up as well and I have a feeling that you're going to love it! 
I'm a bit stressed out at the moment because my flight back to Maastricht leaves tomorrow morning at freaking 8 am, and there's still a crazy amount of errands I need to take care of. It's typical me to leave things for the last minute. Even though, technically I haven't since there's still time (my bad math head ruins this joke, but like HOURS) until its 7:59 am. So technically I haven't left everything for the last minute, because I'm responsible like that... Ahem. 
(I'm pretty sure I stole that joke from a meme. Chill out copyright lawyers.)
Anyways, back to things that matter, par conséquent, my outfit. (Hair flip.) If you read my blog you might notice that I wore the same dress as a casual beach throw-on in spain. I was suprised to see how well the dress works both in an extremely casual setting (such as a beach) and a more smart casual/fancy setting as well.  All in all, very convenient and wearable.  It all boils down to stripes, which are widely popular at the moment. (Take Zara, for example. Stripes everywhere.) Vertical stripes are almost always (like, with 1% statistical margin, which basically doesn't exist, excluding bad luck) smart casual. When you find a comfortable garment and add stripes to it- BAM- you get immediate transformability. If I was good at math I'd write you a formula.
Anyways, now I'm off to all the tasks that are not being taken care of at the last minute. (I'm actually walking in the city and typing at the same time, no lie...)
Until next post!

See I didn't lie. I'm a mess

Greece: Thessaloniki + Halkidiki

Oh man! It has been way too long since I last uploaded a post. Here are some more pictures from my travels in Greece, this time in Thessaloniki and Halkidiki. I still have some nice shots from Athens that I haven't uploaded, but since I've been having trouble with with the export of the pictures from my memory card, I thought I'd make a separate post as a throwback some time later during the year.
Furthermore, I did include some of my outfits from the vacation but I will not include what is from where, what shops, etc. If you wish to know, you can always comment below or ask via email!

Thessaloniki and Halkidiki were both amazing. Thessaloniki is a big city in Greece but as opposed to Athens, it's located by the sea. Even though it was super hot during my stay (I think the local heat record was broken on one of the days), the city was still full of life. As my local friend showed me, the thessalonikians like to spend their time off by lounging in the hip sea side cafés and sipping frappe. Despite my vow to avoid shops, we also ended up hitting the shops in down town. In my defence though, the sales were crazy. In Zara they had products with 50% off!! Good thing I didn't buy the whole store. To be honest, if I hadn't been so worried about whether my money extended to keep me fed during the trip I probably would have...

In contrast to the city life, Halkidiki was the perfect beach get-away. It consists of three peninsulas, of which two of them contain awesome beach clubs and holiday resorts. A lot of people who live in Thessaloniki have a summer house in Halkidiki or go there for a summer holiday. Interestingly enough, the third peninsula contains a monastery (Ouranoupoli) and is completely closed off from women.



Greece: IOS pt 2

Bikini from H&M
Skirt from Misguided

Here's the last set of pictures from IOS. The great thing about Greece is that people actually pay attention to what they wear to the beach. I think it has to do with the fact that after laying on the beach for the day, it's common to jump straight into a beach party. So obviously you want to look good. 
This day, however, we didn't go to the 'main' beach Mylopotamos, where the beach parties were held, but wanted to try something else as it was our last beach day. Our friends told us about Kolitzani, which is a "nudist beach" but where most people in fact were not nude. This was of course good for me since I don't think I could be brave enough to go full on naked despite the nudist aspect of the beach... 
What was truly great about the beach was that it had this 'organic' feel as it had no beach bar, services, etc. On the other hand, in order to get to the beach we had to hike down the mountain following a goat trail, which was pretty intense in the heat. (Especially so since we carried our party floaty Kiki all the way down with us.) We did not regret going though because the climb made for great pictures and added a twinge of adventure to our trip in Ios. After we climbed back up we caught the local bus and road a few bus stops back to Mylapotamos for the beach parties. That night we didn't sleep as we took a boat very early the following morning back to Athens.

More on adventures in Greece later on!