Thursday, March 22, 2012

Leather & Marni Skirt and Vogue Netherlands


On yesterday's post, I asked you guys what you thought about the Israeli government's new policy to ban images of underweight women in advertising. You had lots of interesting comments and I really appreciate your feedback. 



And from Israel to the Netherlands. Vogue is (finally) issuing a Dutch edition of the magazine, to add to the 18 other international editions. I definitely have a soft spot for anything Dutch, having lived in The Netherlands for a while. Amsterdam is an exceptionally stylish city, and the people have a real sense of humour and play in the way they style themselves up. I hope that ability to not take themselves too seriously will work its way into the pages of Vogue Netherlands.

Thanks for stopping by guys! Dank Je!

~ Photos by Chris ~
Outfit Details:
Leather Shirt and Marni for H&M Skirt both from H&M
Payless Boots
Grey Coat from Primark in Amsterdam
Red and White Necklace thrifted
Pearl Earrings from Purple Jade

A few days ago I had mentioned my piece in Toronto Life Magazine about prayers in public schools. This was and still is a major political issue in this country. Well, the magazine now has the article available online, so if you're interested please check it out here.

24 comments:

  1. Great skirt, like the leather top too!

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  2. Hoi!
    So nice that you appreciate the Netherlands so much. Dankjewel! Dat maakt me trots. :)
    The skirt is really fun and I like the way you paired it with the leather top. And a beautiful venue again!
    Groetjes, Sabine

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  3. Such a great post, I really like it, these pics are so nice!
    Take a look and if you want we can follow each others: Cosa mi metto???

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  4. you are super pretty lady! and that skirt is such a pop of happiness!

    i'm really intrigued by the outlawing of skinny models. i definitely agree that we need to put WAAAY less emphasize on women being so deathly skinny. why has that become our standard of beauty?! kind of sad.

    happy thursday to you friend!
    xo

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  5. thanks so much for sharing this! how empowering. you look absolutely gorgeous! xo

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  6. Oh, I love Holland so much! Beautiful photos. This was my first visit to your blog, and I'll definitely be back :)

    - Rachel
    www.howboutsomecake.wordpress.com

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  7. Loved your look :)

    Congrats!! :)


    Kiss,

    sara

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  8. cute skirt!
    www.alwayssaygrace.com

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  9. LOVE the skirt!

    xo Ashleigh

    www.thedaileigh.com

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  10. This outfit is so balanced between "tough" and pretty. I love it. It is so adorable and still not too adorable.

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  11. And about the model policy, while I think that an effort must be made to prevent models from trying to meet the ridiculous expectations, I think that outlawing displaying of underweight models will make those girls even more insecure. But the law about having to declare if an image is airbrushed I think could be very effective, because when girls see the airbrushed pictures, they don't even realize that the people are not actually that "perfect".

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  12. The door in the background is truely impressive and really Dutch Vogue, wow I am sooo excited!

    www.styliststeph.blogspot.com

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  13. Thanks sweetie, I just followed you back!:*

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  14. oh goodness, these images are so absolutely gorgeous! i'm especially loving the background. beautiful!
    xo TJ

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  15. Nice outfit!

    http://initialed.blogspot.com

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  16. i want/need that skirt!! you have the cutest skirts, girl! i just stalked your blog :)

    now following

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  17. That is awesome. I've recently developed friendships with a few people from the Netherlands and it sounds like such a great place. I definitely want to visit there. I really like your blog, BTW. I love the issues you talk about.

    Catherine
    FEST

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  18. Love this look.

    Would you follow me?
    http://www.facebook.com/HipsterDarwin
    http://hipster-darwin.blogspot.com/
    http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/3591867/hipster-darwin
    https://twitter.com/hipsterdarwin
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    Thanks!

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  19. the skirt is just amazing:))

    Leonor
    http://thesparklinglemon.blogspot.pt/

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  20. I'm loving the bold leather with that blue & read necklace!

    xo Bailey
    http://www.poprocksandpeacoats.com/

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  21. Looooooove those gorgeous polka dots!

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