Saturday, February 11, 2012

Outfit: Dressed down... (+ Q&A answers!)

Sometimes change is good... So I decided to do something I usually never ever do... Something totally different... I wore sneakers! Yes, I do have one pair actually, this pair of All stars are the only pair of sneakers in my closet.. I last wore them over one year ago, but since I was going for a relaxed laid back look, I thought it was time to give these All Stars a second chance. At first I thought they looked weird on me.. If there's anything I'm not it's a sneaker girl.. But you know what? I don't hate it!
What do you say? Not too bad combined with a  dressed down look, right? :p (pictures below Q&A!)

I gave you all the oppertunity to ask me anything you want: so here we go... My answers to some of your questions! 

When and why did you start blogging?
I started blogging about 2,5 years ago.. At first it was nothing serious. I started a blog so it became easier to follow other fashion blogs.. Then I started posting some of my own outfits and DIY's and I got my first visitors.. After  1 year of blogging just for fun, I purchased a good camera because I wanted to improve my blog and improve my pictures.. Now I blog because it's what I love to do... I love to write, express my creativity, take photo's and meet other bloggers!

What do you think is the best thing about blogging? 
I can't just point out one thing.. What I love is what it has brought me so far! I get to go to fashion events, I meet bloggers and interesting people.. I improved my writing skills and now I write for other fashion sites (check my TSC featured in page).. I developed my own style and I can inspire other fashionista's out there, just as they inspire me with their blogs :)

Do you have those long lashes naturaly? Or do you wear fake lashes? Or is it photoshop?:p
I love this question! It isn't photoshopped ;) I actually have pretty long lashes myself, but somehow I got addicted to wearing false lashes on a daily basis.. I often wear the natural style lashes by Eyelure. They give your lashes length and volume, but not over the top:) Great for everyday use if you ask me!

What was your biggest fashion fail, if you ever had one :p?
I have made plenty of fashion fails.. When I first started blogging I was still figuring out my style.. I don't really like some of those posts when I just started out.. But I never deleted them, because that was what I liked to wear back then.. I had a thing for my DIY bleached jeans, DIY Balmain inspired chain-top and everything with a polka-dot print.. Now I look back and I can't believe I wore that out of the house ;)

What kind of styling products do you use for your hair? And do you style it everyday?
I style my hair every single day, unless I am sure that I don't have to leave the house ;) My bangs are always swoopy and messed up when i wake up so I blow-dry my bangs every morning. I use a heat protection foam by L'oréal, tons, and I mean tons of hairspray to keep my bangs exactly in place: L'oréal Elnett. And I recently discovered the best product I have ever used: BioSilk Therapy! It's pure liquid silk and it repairs your hair, my dead ends seem completely repaired.. And it gives a great shine and incredibly smooth feeling...♥

Have u ever been recognized because of your blog ? 
I got recognized a few times, mainly on fashion events where lots of fashionbloggers are invited.
It's fun when somebody recognizes me from my blog, but it's also a little weird when somebody that i probably don't know says 'hey, aren't you Malu from The Stylish Confessions blog??' I take it as a huge compliment of course!

Do you get to go to fashion events??
Ever since I went to my first fashion event and gave out lots of business cards, I get invited for fashion events, store openings and parties on a regular basis.. I wish I could come to every single event so I can meet other bloggers and socialize.. But I sometimes don't have time during the week because of school / internship. I try to take up all the invites though :)

Wearing: H&M oversized knitted jumper, vintage leather jacket, Zara scarf, EDC by Esprit jeans, All Stars, Cira bag, Zara sunglasses




35 comments:

  1. thanks for comment:)
    you are so beautiful:)
    awesome blog:)

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  2. Very, very nice look :)

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  3. Amazing outfit!!! love it!!!
    we can follow each other if u want!!!I' m new follower now it's your time!!!
    kisses

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  4. Superleuke Q&A en je outfit is superleuk! Zo heb ik je inderdaad niet vaak gezien maar t staat je leuk !:)

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  5. SUPER leuke outfit! xx

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  6. Great reading your blog post! Nice to meet you! I love your blog - and now following you via GFC!

    Style-Delights Blog
    Let's Twitter Together

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  7. Hello doll,
    I found your blog by chance and I am really delighted. It's beautiful, well structured, interesting, sweet amazing [probably your own qualities right?] and it has completely got me hooked, so I'm your new follower now... i think we're going to get along just fine! ;)
    I'd like to invite you to follow mine as well. I’d be very pleased.

    I wish you lots of success and will surely come back often.

    kisses

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  8. im really loving your blog, because it makes me feel just at home. its so great to get ideas and advice from someone like you... please please, i would love to get a comment from you on my blog. You are so pretty too...

    love lots

    laflordelys.com

    Helena

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  9. great Q&A! we got to know you some more through your answers :)
    love your blog!

    http://sevenautumnleaves.blogspot.com.au/

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  10. You're so beautiful! <3 I love your outfits and your blog! <3

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  11. Such a cool, casual but chic outfit! :)

    Xo, Saritschka.
    http://saritschka.blogspot.com

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  12. Thanks a lot for your comment!!! I start following you, hope you'll follow back!!! xoxo from Rome

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  13. Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment, I appreciate it ^^

    You look absolutely gorgeous, very pretty girl!
    Love the ombre scarf.



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  14. Perfect look ! Your blog is so nice ! Kiss x



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  15. amazing!!!

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  16. Thank you for your lovely comment. I love your outfit, so simple, yet chic. And I think All Stars fit you well :)

    xx

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  17. leuk om te lezen en leuke outfit! gave tas vooral!

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  18. Thanks for visiting my blog Malu and leaving me a sweet comment! I love your style dear and am now a new follower! Nice post by the way. I have a few pair of sneakers and do not wear them! I don't even know why I have them to be honest. :) Converse look good with anything though! It is a great sneaker to have! xx

    Pip
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  19. Die trui ziet er echt heerlijk uit zeg!

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  20. Leuke outfit, je zonnebril is erg leuk!

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  21. LOOKING FABULOUS IN THIS WINTER OUTFIT! WOULD YOU LIKE TO FOLLOW EACH OTHER?
    XOXO,
    FASHIONHYPNOTISED GIRL

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  22. Love sneakers!

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  23. This is lovely dear!!

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  24. You look so cute, lovely sweater <3
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  25. Thank you for your lovely comment, I really love that scarf! Please follow me on bloglovin I'll follow you back :)
    xxxx
    fashionstiletto.blogspot.com

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  26. Je tas is gaaf1 X

    Love,
    Zizi: www.zizistyling.blogspot.com

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  27. Very cute look, I adore your jacket <3
    http://cupcakesandtreacle.blogspot.com/

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  28. Heel leuk om te lezen! En ik vind je outfit superleuk, die trui is mooi :).

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  29. I went through your blog and its so inspiring :) I like your style as well as your blog. I'm following your blog. Check out mine as well and follow it if you like :)

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    xo

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  30. thank you for your comment :) Your blog is really nice!

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xoxo
Malu