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Hi dear follower of @yuppielifestyle!

I’m so excited that you are taking the time to visit my brand new site! I’m very happy that I can show you more of who I am via this platform as there are so many stories to tell behind my picture perfect posts on Instagram. I have had the great wish to start my own platform to share my stories for many years but didn’t have the time because of my full-time office job. A job that didn’t satisfy nor energize me, though making content for my Instagram page and fantasizing about content for a website did. But I never had the guts to do what I really wanted and continued doing what I thought was expected...

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March 22, 2018

I can hardly wait any fashion season for the magazines to show the most inspiring looks, as seen on the catwalk. I often make collages of the most beautiful prints, fabrics, silhouettes and accessories in my head. From now on I will work out all these collages to share them with you. This week I will show the most populair colors and prints of this fashion season.

Many designers inspired their looks on epic art movements this season. Pop Art artist Andy Warhol showed up at Versace, Keith haring a...

January 26, 2018

How is it possible that the generation we call millennials - people born roughly between 1980 and 2000 - are massively struck by burn-outs? And why do millennials suffer more from this than the generations before them? Three reasons why I am so susceptible to a burnout, and you may be too:

1. Millennials are raised in a highly individualistic way. They see themselves as 'the measure of things' in life. Consequently they are convinced that they themselves are responsible for all the success and ha...

January 25, 2018

After the velvet trend, the tartan trend is one that makes a comeback again. From sophisticated tartans to checks in grunge style, Scottish fabrics return to be the protagonists of the Autumn Winter 2017-18. The plaid designs is proposed for both woolen and bouclé outerwear, as well as in country chic or sophisticated jackets, pants, skirts, shirts and dresses.

The tartan, a traditional woolen fabric woven in checkered or striped (plaid) patterns, is a symbol of Scotland’s highland heritage, and...

January 24, 2018

In recent years, many young professionals feel the pressure to try and be perfect. There is a constant barrage of social expectations that teach us that being imperfect is synonymous with being inadequate. Everywhere we turn, there are messages that tell us who, what and how we 're supposed to be. The quest for perfection is exhausting and unrelenting.

For many years I have been part of this quest. Always busy meeting expectations and hiding imperfections. I concealed my struggles to protec...

January 23, 2018

MaMa Kelly has settled in the previous boiler room of the Caballerofabriek, a former cigarette factory with the logo of a caballero. The location is of great impact: a impressive space with smokestack and 7 meters high ceilings, plus a large outdoor area overlooking the water. The restoration of the interior spaces was the least invasive as possible. Many old kettles have remained and these have been kept visible in the restaurant. 

The renovation and interior decoration...

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