best of: one very fine site: de dujes.

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via good old pinterest i stumbled onto this truly beautiful blog this weekend. have you ever visited de dujes? well, you should. it’s run by sisters, Gaétane and Gaëlle Dujardin who say “We grew up in a warm and very close family. As a family we often call ourselves ‘The Dujes’. We are there for each other through thick and thin.” I like them already.... 
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wear this there: café kamiel.

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if there’s ever a city with good design sense, antwerpen is it. café kamiel is a standing example of just how good it can get. the coffee shop and café are a contemporary take on the traditions of the countries’ design sensibilities with a worldly viewpoint. never have we wanted to loiter leisurely in a coffee shop with a good book or perhaps a stack of our favorite... 
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tuesday’s girl: just in case.

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i first spied this summer 2013 collection from just in case over on the hambledon — thank them for that! i love these vintage-inspired and romantic prints paired with very tailored lines. based out of antwerp, belgium — a very fashion-forward city if you have not had the pleasure of visiting — This is the story of two women who met on a bus. It took a few... 
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antwerp atelier.

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when i went to antwerp, belgium last year i was only there for about 36 hours, a brief train stop on my way to amsterdam. little did i know when i arrived that most of the shops i hoped to visit were closed on sundays, and some even on mondays. a huge fail on my part! but fortunately for me, one spot at the top of my list, atelier solarshop remained open — a kind of... 
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unexpected guests: at swim-two-birds.

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first i fell for Belgian textile artist Renilde De Peuter’s mobile sculptures, and then for her home. so i may have done a little happy dance when renilde of at swim-two-birds kindly agreed to let me share her home/studio with you on unexpected guests. a stylist who works part-time in a shop, renilde is also trying to make a living as a textile designer. A graduate of... 
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