Beauty & Care: 5 products that are surprisingly convenient to bring on holiday
01 juli 2018
What do you take with you when you go on holiday? We all have a list of must-haves that we take with us every time we go on holiday – no matter the destination. We’re sharing our holiday must-haves with you, with 5 Marie-Stella-Maris items that you probably haven’t thought of before.
Sneak peek Kyra & Ko
27 april 2018
When we talk about Dutch Design at PB, Dutch brand Kyra & Ko always gets involved in the conversation. Recently the PB-team got invited for a visit to the stylish Kyra & Ko showroom in Haarlem for a sneak peek of the new Fall/Winter 2018 collection.
Beauty: 7 tips for perfect self-tanned skin
16 maart 2018
With Spring on its way, we favor an instantly tanned skin so we can put on our skirts and short sleeve tops without giving it a thought. Skin with a naturally sun-kissed tint, that seems to glow from the inside like a warm ray of sun. All year round please!
How to: clean your blazer in 3 steps
13 februari 2018
We love easy-to-do ways to clean favorite things yourself and lengthen their lifespan. Especially when it comes down to cashmere, the cleaning process needs to be soft for both the item and your skin. So we’d rather avoid the use of unnecessary chemicals.
How to: care for your cashmere pieces in 3 easy do-at-home steps
05 februari 2018
Cashmere brings a feeling of luxury and softness. Not so surprising that cashmere has been popular for years amongst us ladies! Favorite cashmere pieces should be cleaned with love and care which doesn't always have to involve a trip to the dry cleaners.
Behind the brand: Clean water for everyone with Marie-Stella-Maris
17 november 2017
New at PB and already one of our favorite brands: the Amsterdam-based lifestyle brand Marie-Stella-Maris! Founded by the philosophy that everyone around the world should have access to clean drinking water, Marie-Stella-Maris offers a variety of mineral waters, natural care products and luxurious home fragrances to make a contribution.
How to: 5x Filippa K Wash & Care
16 november 2017
Filippa K brings the wash & care products you need to enjoy your clothing for years to come. Filippa K is a progressive sustainable brand with a line of clothes that are a smart choice...
How to: rock-chic make-up for all ages
03 november 2017
In our last blog, make-up artist Carla Rep showed us how to create fresh looking basic make-up for mature skin and how a little extra effort can go a long way with striking eye make-up. In this blog we’re using the same base to create a third look: rock-chic.
How to: 2 easy make-up looks for mature skin
03 november 2017
Make-up can be your best friend but it can also work against you when you use the wrong techniques. Our make-up artist Carla Rep will take you into the world of mature skin make-up.
How to: 5-step plan for timeless beauty from the inside and out
31 oktober 2017
A mild yet deep cleansing with more volume – what woman doesn’t want that? It’s possible with Christophe Robins newest hair sensation.
Behind the Brand: Calvin Kleins new lingerie campaign
23 oktober 2017
Directed by none other than Sofia Coppola, starring different beautiful and real women. Calvin Klein’s new lingerie campaign is a celebration of women of all ages.
Behind the Brand: Ilse Jacobsen introduces a new environmentally sound coating
11 september 2017
Ilse Jacobsen has been providing us with fashion that perfectly combines form and fashion since 1993. Like their now iconic collection of Rain Wear. And the stylish collection has undergone an upgrade recently.
In the spotlight: 9-in-1 design by Bon Bini
08 september 2017
A bath towel, beach towel, hammam towel, wrap, yoga cloth, pareo, plaid and scarf in one! Talking about multi-functionality! Antwerp label Bon Bini designs handmade cloths that you’ll never want to say goodbye to again.
Behind the Brand: Rahua unveils the secrets of Amazone beauty
07 september 2017
The answers to our burning beauty questions have now been found! Because Rahua’s rainforest grown beauty, as Rahua so adequately puts it, is based on beauty rituals that have been used for generations and have proven their worth.
PB News: our new Dutchies choose slow fashion
31 juli 2017
The foundation on which Perfectly Basics is built goes really well with the idea behind ‘slow fashion’. Simply that investing in clothes that last longer (way longer) than one season is worth it. What better moment then the start of a new season to introduce you to new brands that share our train of thought.
PB News: get introduced to Sincerely Jules
25 juli 2017
It-girl, girl of the moment, fashion influencer – you’ll see all these terms pass by online to describe the 31 year old Julie Sarinana from blog Sincerely Jules. What started out as personal creative outlet in 2009 has now grown into a brand. With a very own line of clothing that can now be found in our PB shop.
Behind the Brand: extreme cashmere
03 juli 2017
Meet extreme cashmere – a Dutch brand founded by Saskia Dijkstra and Calmille Serra. The collection from extreme cashmere consists of pure cashmere styles and luxurious silk pieces – think of...
Behind the Brand: Filippa K goes sustainable
22 juni 2017
The entire PB team recently got invited for a visit at Filippa K’s stylish showroom in Amsterdam’s most premium shopping street. We enjoyed an educational evening with a focus on sustainability, a team game and lots of sushi.
Sunproof with COOLA Suncare!
24 mei 2017
We regularly worry about what we put in our bodies, why not what we put on it? The luxurious organic suncare products from COOLA are durable and made from natural and certified organic ingredients and antioxidants that prevent aging....
Prepare yourself for the sun with REN Skincare
08 mei 2017
Summer is coming – time to prepare yourself ánd your skin for those lovely sunrays. It is important to get your skin in top condition befóre you go sunbathing. A good scrub treatment is the solution...
Beauty & Care: Carla’s top 5 natural make-up must-haves
01 mei 2017
Beautiful natural looking make-up perfectly matches warm and sunny weather! Our beauty and make-up professional - make-up artist Carla Rep - shares her top 5 must-haves with us - for a healthy-glow look.
How to: care for your black pieces in 8 steps
24 april 2017
"I'll stop wearing black when they invent a darker colour" we completely concur with this quote and therefore wear black all-year round - even in the summer...
How to: clean your Spring delicates
10 april 2017
Spring is in the air! And that means it’s time for a thorough cleaning of both your house ánd your clothes. So go through your closet and get your favorite Spring pieces ready for a new and fresh season.
How to: shop the right fragrance
28 maart 2017
Either you love it, or you don't! When it comes to finding the right perfume, we rely 100% on our smell combined with our personal taste. But what about when you're buying perfume online?
Beauty & Care: 6 light Spring Perfumes
27 maart 2017
Some go for a signature fragrance and other like to change perfumes according to occasion. But did you know that a change of season also asks for a change of perfume?
Behind the Brand: 4 questions for no man’s land
06 maart 2017
no man’s land combines comfortable Dutch Design with Italian craftsmanship and passion for high quality. The result is a stylish collection with pieces to wear every day. 4 questions to the No Man’s Land team about this Spring/Summer 2017 collection.
How to: summer skin is created in winter - in 5 easy steps
16 januari 2017
Have you ever heard of the expression that a bikini body is created in the winter? Well, this is certainly the case when it comes to your skin! And to have your skin ready by that time, action needs to be taken now!
How to: Party make-up in 9 easy steps
12 december 2016
LOOK 2: Almost nude eyes with seductive lips. Your outfit and accessories for the party are all set and the right shoes have been found. So the time has come for that last finishing touch: make-up!
How to: Party make-up in 9 easy steps
09 december 2016
LOOK 1: Naturally beautiful with a subtle glow.
Your outfit and accessories for the party are all set and the right shoes have been found. So the time has come for that last finishing touch: make-up!
Our 4 Secret Fashion Tips
08 december 2016
New trousers that are just a bit too long, a sexy dress and no bra to match ór a wine stain on your silk blouse? Hollywood Fashion Secrets has the solutions!
Beauty: 5x Prepare your skin for winter
17 november 2016
Winter is coming! That means lower temperatures, drier air and less sunshine. Time to dress extra warm and protect your skin against the cold. Get your skin in top-condition before frost arrives...
PB 10 Years of Style and Photography
07 november 2016
The PB fashion photography through the years - from then till now in retrospect. Get carried away by the fashion photography of 10 years Perfectly Basics
Behind the Brand: the 10 characteristics of the perfect pumps
17 oktober 2016
With Feraggio heels, you're not purchasing just any pair of pumps - the stylishly designed shoes offer a timeless design and are made from high-quality suede. On top of that, they're available in several must-have colors.
Beauty: Carla Rep's 5 Fall Favorites
13 oktober 2016
If there's anyone who knows beauty and make-up trends, it's Carla! With colder weather in prospect, she shares her fall favorites with us.
Behind the Brand: Anine Bing’s fashion bubble
09 september 2016
Model, fashion-blogger, her own clothing line ánd without a doubt still plenty of other future plans to be explored. Anine Bing isn’t one that watches from the side lines! She’s wandered around on high-fashion grounds since the age of fifteen and has managed to slowly grow into a fashion mogul.
Behind the Brand: RMS Beauty’s healing effect
02 september 2016
‘RMS Beauty is dedicated to transforming the way women use makeup.’ This sentence aptly summarizes the American brand’s core philosophy. RMS Beauty isn’t just your everyday brand promoting natural and organic ingredients. Founder Rose-Marie Swift has found a way to better the quality of her products, starting at the root of the problem – the production process.
How to: 3 Tips for perfect looking eyes
25 augustus 2016
Our eyes are the focus point of our face! However, they are extremely fragile and require special care. Why? Because the skin around the eyes is much thinner and more sensitive than the rest of our face.
How to: 3 tips for silky soft lips
19 augustus 2016
We care for our hair, skin and face. But what about our lips? They’re a crucial part of a seductive and sexy smile. Time for a crash course in lip care!
Trend: No-Poo for your hair
11 augustus 2016
Every woman wants it! A full, strong and healthy head of hair. And those who aren’t blessed with it naturally, can go to far lengths to simulate it. But is there an easy do-at-home method you can try to get the most out of your locks?
How to: 1 x curls, 4 looks
05 augustus 2016
Beachy waves, cute ringlets or a wild and curly head of hair – with a few easy tricks and techniques, you’ll recreate curly hair in flash! And curly hair is a perfect base for different hairdo’s. We’ll show you how to get the most out of your curly do...
How To: Radiant skin after sunbathing
27 juli 2016
Whether you’re tanning in the sun at a holiday or using a tanning bed, in both cases your skin is exposed to UV-radiation – which ask for special care treatment.
Top 5 – Carla Rep’s beauty favourites
21 juli 2016
Our make-up artist Carla Rep is responsible for all our models envious make-up looks ánd also creates trendy looks for many women’s and fashion magazines ánd tv-commercials...
How To: Protect dyed hair from the sun
15 juli 2016
When we go sunbathing, we protect our skin with sun cream and take extra good care afterwards. On the contrary, hair is often skipped...
Behind the Brand: the uniqueness of Alexander Wang
01 juli 2016
Yes, his designs look polished, And yes, the quality used feels indescribably luxurious. But what is it exactly – besides the two obvious – that creates such a buzz around his main collection?
How to steam with the Jiffy Steamers
24 juni 2016
Ironing, few people like doing it. Fortunately, with Jiffy Steamers ironing belongs to the past!
How to - create a model look
02 juni 2016
Clear skin, polished looks, perfect looking make-up – they all pass by abundantly in fashion magazines. Models often look perfect beyond perfection. Photoshop? Not at Perfectly Basics! But makeup is of upmost importance to us!
More Beauty & Care
01 juni 2016
Taking care of skin and hair and adding the perfect finishing touch are of great importance to women, as glowing skin and healthy hair give confidence and makes you feel beautiful...
DENHAM SPRAY HELIX – A NEW GENERATION IS BORN!
26 mei 2016
Quality and originality - these are the key words of the Dutch brand Denham The Jeanmaker! With a great passion for craftsmanship the premium brand develops authentic jeans with an incredibly high level of quality.
Manos del Uruguay - unique Fair Trade and handmade
13 mei 2016
Ultra-stylish, wonderfully soft and perfect for every season – these ponchos from Manos del Uruguay are an investment for many years to come. They are manufactured with craftsmanship...
PB X Denham trip – a behind-the-scenes look at Candiani Denim
09 mei 2016
And there the invite suddenly arrived, to come and have a look inside Candiani Denim – the factory where the world’s finest and most sustainable denim is produced.