Spring Playlist

April 15, 2014

Spring is finally here and with that sunshine and warm temperatures. On Saturday I spent part of my afternoon chilling in my backyard, underneath a blooming apple tree and reading the last few chapters of Divergent,while listening to music. Now that's how I like my weekends! In case you're planning to do the same anytime soon, I've rounded up some of my favorite songs at the moment. Especially the new one by Ellie Goulding is currently playing on repeat on my iPod.

What's your favorite song at the moment? Anything I have to hear? Have a great day!!

 


 


 





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Coachella bound...

April 14, 2014

So there are about 3 times a year when I stop to think twice before opening my Instagram account, because I know beforehand that all it's going to do is frustrate me. (a little a least...)
That's obviously once in spring and in fall when seemingly all the people I follow are getting ready to go to New York for Fashion Week and once on two seemingly random weekends in April when Coachella is happening in California! Seriously when I see all these people wearing flower crowns and fringe tops chillin' in the desert sun and listening to awesome music, I get a teeny tiny bit jealous, but hey, even though I can't be there I can still dream about what I'd wear if I ever were to go there.

In my opinion this cute flowery play suit would be t-h-e perfect piece for a festival like Coachella, don't you think!?




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Currently Reading: Divergent

April 03, 2014

I admit I'm a huge book worm. I used to be the girl carrying hardcover books around in her school bag and filling my hand luggage to the brim with two to three paperbacks, whenever I'd go on vacation. For the past year now my life has gotten so much easier in this respect, since now that I have my cute pink Kindle I can literally carry all my books with me without breaking a sweat. :)

My latest obsession book-wise has to be Veronica Roth's Divergent Trilogy. Ever since I've started the books my Kindle has pretty much not left my side. I'm flipping it open at the most random times, some days even at 5am before I have to get up for work. The Story is that good!
In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is—she can’t have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself. 
During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles alongside her fellow initiates to live out the choice they have made. Together they must undergo extreme physical tests of endurance and intense psychological simulations, some with devastating consequences. As initiation transforms them all, Tris must determine who her friends really are—and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes exasperating boy fits into the life she's chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she's kept hidden from everyone because she's been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers unrest and growing conflict that threaten to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves . . . or it might destroy her.




I must admit, after reading the sometimes really bad reviews on Amazon I've put off buying the books for a while, but now that I'm somewhere in the middle of third installment, I couldn't agree less with these reviews. So far I've enjoyed the story immensely. There is everything you could want – action, risk taking, murder, war, friendship and love!

What about you? Have you read the books yet? If not, they come highly recommended by yours truly. ;)
 
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Calvin Klein Living

April 02, 2014

I don't know about you, but I'll never get tired of looking at beautiful homes and scouring websites like Elle Decor for a healthy dose of interior inspiration. Usually the furniture and decoration pieces displayed in homes like that are pretty much unattainable, not so in the home of  Malcolm Carfrae, head of communication at Calvin Klein, though. Parts of his kitchen for example are actually from IKEA! Who would've thought. ;)

Head over to Elle Decor for the whole article if you feel like it.











Pictures via Elle Decor 

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