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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.
Fashion: 3 Summer office-wear looks
25 juni 2018
The weather is warm and sunny – perfect for outdoor, spare time activities. But even in Summer there’s work to be done. And creating strong Summer looks that are office proof doesn’t come that natural for everyone.
SALE shopping: the 8 best tips & tricks
08 juni 2018
Yes! That time has arrived again; the big Summer SALE is upon us! The perfect time to add items to your wardrobe that you’ve had an eye on for some time now but haven’t shopped yet, for some reason. With our 8 tips, you'll get the most out of your SALE shop session.
Fashion: Bright + Desert = Bright Desert
28 mei 2018
Soft and warm earth tones opposite striking bright colors – contrasts that seem miles apart and can yet strengthen each other. An open mind and guts are needed to bring these two worlds together.
Fashion: contemporary + classic = Contemporary Classic
21 mei 2018
Many different roads can lead to perfect harmony. Harmony can come from pointing out contrasts, but harmony that derives from strong similarities is the more obvious kind. We’d like to introduce you to our Contemporary Classic trend.
Fashion: Urban + Bohemian = Urban Bohemian
14 mei 2018
Cool versus feminine, sporty versus delicate, simplistic versus detailed – the Urban Bohemian trend is a combination of all these contrasts and unites two styles into one trendy whole. The contrast between feminine and masculine elements is clear.
How to choose the perfect bikini
08 mei 2018
Bright blue seas, white sandy beaches and the blistering sun. Isn’t it delightful summer and the holidays are coming up again? hat's why Perfectly Basics selected an exclusive range of the most feminine and stylish bikinis, swimsuits...
Fashion: City + Blues = City Blues
07 mei 2018
Cool, trendy and feminine elements come together in our City Blues trend. When statement qualities like cool blue denim and fashionable leather complement each other, beautiful things happen.
How to: the desk-to-dinner look
03 mei 2018
Friday, in particular, is the day to go for a drink or dinner straight from work, but what if you don’t feel like bringing a bag of clothes with you to work? We’ll show you the looks and give styling tips to easily create a day-to-night look...
FABRIC FACTS: THE 5 MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT LINEN
08 april 2018
The type of fabric everyone recognizes, makes its comeback season after season and no one will ever get tired of… That must be linen! We give you the answers to the most frequently asked questions about linen.
which lingerie style is your favorite? discover these 4 collections!
26 maart 2018
We love shopping for dresses, skirts, tops and shoes – basically everything visible. But like anything else, success starts with the right foundation!
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!
10 x a perfect styling with matching shoes and bags
15 maart 2018
Perfectly styled looks – who doesn’t want that? Perfect styling doesn’t always come natural for everyone, but there are some trics you can apply to make an always-perfect styling easier to realise. A well known one is matching shoes and bags!
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.
Fashion: Find your perfect jeans!
08 februari 2018
Discover the jeans styles you want to have in your wardrobe this season! Denim is a classic and tough choice and a stylish wardrobe essential to show your personal style. Accentuate your feminine silhouette with our skinny jeans, go for a cool look with our boyfriend jeans or...
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.
How to: 5 ways to combine a shirt and top
29 januari 2018
Blouses and tops are essential to build a timeless wardrobe. Every woman should own a poplin and silk shirt and several tops – from spaghetti strap tops to tank tops and sleeveless tops. You can wear your blouses and tops solo, but you can also create a blouse-and-top combination.
Fashion: our 4 favorite jersey dresses
25 januari 2018
Ooh jersey, how we love you so! Because jersey is flattering and always comfortable to wear. The jersey dress might just be the epitome of ‘feminine meets comfort’ and that’s why four members of our PB-team are sharing their ultimate jersey dress with us.
How to: improve your silhouette instantly with these 5 must-haves from SPANX®
22 januari 2018
Creating a perfect feminine silhouette without sacrificing comfort? It’s possible! Boost your self-confidence and discover what the SPANX® shape wear can do for your figure!
How to: keep your wardrobe up-to-date with the 80/20 method
15 januari 2018
The 80/20 wardrobe is a simple method to keep your closet up-to-date at all times. We’ll tell you all about the ease of this method! The name says it all really: 80% timeless essentials, 20% trendy pieces.
Fashion: 5 Styling tips for the holidays (and after)
11 december 2017
With the holidays at our doorstep we can't wait to shine in our most chic and festive outfits. Deciding on the perfect holiday outfit can be quite stressful for the fashion loving women among us. We give you 5 styling tips for the holidays (and after).
Behind the Brand: Christophe Robin lauches new product
24 november 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: 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: 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.
Fashion: 6 Bras every woman should know
23 oktober 2017
A good bra is the foundation of any look! But what types of bras are out there? From striking and sexy to understated and clean – we’ll tell you about the 6 types you need to know!
Trend: prints – the 5 biggest trends this season
12 oktober 2017
Prints are back this season. And boy oh boy, there’s a lot to choose from! To help you find your way through the forest of different prints and patterns out there, we’ve selected the 5 biggest in the scene this season – just to make choosing your favorite a bit easier for you.
Trend: Fall’s Favorite Silhouettes Lookbook
02 oktober 2017
Show your personal fashion style with this season’s fashion silhouettes. From comfy layered silhouettes to masculine-inspired styles and breezy bohemian looks. Or show some skin with trendy off-shoulder designs, create a cool oversized silhouette with padded jackets or go for...
Trend: 5 ways to combine velvet
25 september 2017
Velvet continues to capture hearts and we definitely fell for it this season! In case you missed it, velvet is one of the most noticeable trends to take over this Fall. And we totally understand that. Within the PB collection, velvet has gained a prominent place this season.
Fashion: 4 x different – the Classic Beauties wardrobe
21 september 2017
When we talk about classic beauties for your wardrobe, every women has her own personal wish list. And to prove that wardrobe classics can still look very contemporary, we’ve asked four ladies from our stylish PB team to share their personal favorite Classic Beauties with us.
How to: 4 ways to wear your neutrals in 2017
15 september 2017
Neutrals like beige, off-white and white are staple must-haves. But neutrals also have a boring and decent image, unfairly so. Here’s 4 ways that prove that a look with neutrals doesn’t always have to look average and predictable.
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.
Trend: The lady suit from office to diner
21 augustus 2017
Women in suits – we see it more and more often at the office, but also at weddings, parties and dinners. Tailored trousers with matching blazers are obviously perfect to wear at the office, but can transform into an ultra-stylish and party proof outfit with a little help of our styling tips!
How to: Master the Layered Look 2.0
17 augustus 2017
Let's start layering! It is the perfect way to make the most of your wardrobe across the year. Layering is a must-do this season. Working with layers allows you to show your personal style.
Trend: It's All in the Details
10 augustus 2017
Hello new season! It’s still Summer but we are already thinking of the latest Fall fashion. We can’t wait to wear faux fur styles, double-denim outfits and add semi-sheer, lace and ruffled details to our looks.
How-to: the shirt 5 x different
27 juli 2017
Do you have a shirt laying around in your closet that’s only one step removed from a good cause? Hold on to it just a little longer! We have 5 new ways to wear a shirt.
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.
Fashion: 7 smart styling tricks to get more out of your (travel) wardrobe.
12 juni 2017
Travelling light is difficult to take to practice for some women. Because wardrobe wise you want to be prepared for all types of spontaneity that might come your way. So what’s smart to bring on your trip? We’re sharing some smart styling tricks with you to get more out of your regular ánd travel wardrobe.
How to: Create the Perfect Summer Look
08 juni 2017
Warm Summer days ask for perfect Summer looks. We asked our Editors to show their favorite Summer look. Get inspired and make your wardrobe Summer-ready!
Top 5 show-stopping blue dresses
29 mei 2017
Blue is known as a decent color; loved for business occasions and every day denim. There’s a matching shade of blue to be found for everyone ánd blue is easy to mix and match with other hues. But blue as a high-fashion, show-stopping color?
Trend: tonal styling in 7 colors
26 mei 2017
Did you know that an outfit in similar colors makes you look taller? And that’s just one of the benefits of a tonal look. It also creates unity, looks stylish and can always be brought to practice.
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...
How-to: 27 ways to style your XL scarf
01 mei 2017
An XL scarf is due to the oversized size and timeless design endlessly to combine and can be worn in many different ways! Get inspired and discover 27 ways to wear your XL scarf.
Trend: Beige 5 x different
01 mei 2017
When we talk neutrals, beige is definitely the mother of all colors within the neutrals palette. To prove that beige can be as trend-worthy as any other color, we’re sharing these 5 different how-to-wear-beige trends with you. Be inspired!
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: Style Black and White
28 april 2017
Black and white are probably every woman’s favorite fashion colors. Black is chic, stylish and perfect to create a modern look. White is fresh, elegant and timeless and a perfect choice on warm weather days. Combine black and white...
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