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Bloomon

When they asked me to test a new flower delivery service in Antwerp, I was skeptical at first. I had an instant vision of dull bouquets of classic shapes and flowers. Until I took a better look at what Bloomon had to offer. Could it really be? Beautifully designed bouquets, affordable prices, delivered at your doorstep?… More

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Wall textile

Maybe you do, maybe you don’t know that I studied Fashion Design before rolling into the world of PR. My love for fashion never died and neither did my fascination for all things textile. Lately I’ve been fascinated by wall textile and am looking to add one to our own home. I’m even considering making… More

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Chloé Georgia

A woman falls in love at least a couple of times a year. Over and over again: with the love of her life, that fabulous pair of shoes, that special coat and, oh yes, that one designer bag. My new life partner? The Chloé Georgia mini. Ever since I started working, I’ve been investing in… More

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Traveling close to home

Rose by Irving Penn When we think about traveling, we always prefer to go as far away as possible. We seem to be unable to completely relax at home or we forget that there’s a whole new world right outside our door. So when the Province of Antwerp contacted me to be part of their… More

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Photo series: Ibiza

When traveling we always go loco on the photo front. These pictures didn’t make the cut into our Rural Ibiza Guide, but we think they deserve a post of their own on Yayzine. Welcome to Ibiza through the eyes of Michiel.       

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Swedish melancholy at its driest

Sometimes you just feel connected to a brand. I had been seeing Stutterheim raincoats all over the place. They intrigued me and I decided to take a closer look at the product and the brand story that comes with it. I stumbled upon their poetic tagline, “Swedish melancholy at its driest”, and immediately knew what… More

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Let’s go outside!

A few years ago we moved from a house with a big garden in the countryside around Ghent to an apartment in the outskirts of Antwerp. A whole adjustment for us outdoorsy types. But we fell head over heels for our prewar place with cute little terrace overlooking the communal garden of our building. You… More

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Yay discovery: Finery London

There’s nothing more exciting than discovering new brands and sharing them with you. Latest addition to my fashion list? Finery London. I call it the UK version of COS. Clean lines, simple and timeless designs, with that typical London twist and energy. Made for women who love to pay attention to the way they dress,… More

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Rural Ibiza guide

It was that time of year again. Time to escape it all. Recharge our batteries. Time to go back to the island. Ibiza, to most people, is still the walhalla of parties, decadence and booze, but we came to love a whole other side of the island. Which sounds quite funny as Ibiza is about… More

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IRIS

“IRIS”, the documentary I’ve been looking forward to for months now. Tonight I had the honor of watching it in the presence of Dries Van Noten himself and the people of MOMU, the fashion museum of Antwerp. Dries has made a selection of films for Cinema Zuid in Antwerp, “IRIS” being on top of his… More