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Welcome! Thank you for visiting my weblog. I am Irene, Elisabeth Pouw, a Dutch fashion- and interiorblogger. As blogger I am connecting my readers with beauty, style, quality, craftsmanship and harmony in colors for interior / design / architecture, haute couture, photography, art, antiques etc. I love decorating & bringing beauty and harmony into interiors. I created this blog to share my passion for decorating as well as the many other things which inspire me. From time to time I am also highlighting certain interior designers, decorators, architects, stylists, photographers etc. I hope you enjoy your visit. Feel free to give a comment on my blogs. I will react back as soon as possible. Best regards, Irene Pouw from Holland.

31 mei 2012

Haute Couture from the Old Days (01)

I love the beautiful images of haute couture from the past. They look so elegant and stylish in black and white. 
Below you will find some pictures for inspiration.
Legroux Soeurs Hat - 1952 Norman Parkinson
Beautiful lady 1952
1950's Coco Chanel
Balenciaga hat, 1954, photo by Henry Clarke
Antonio Castillo for Lanvin dress 1957
Chanel 1930
Dior 1957
Dior 1953
1960
Chanel
Pictures are from Pinterest/Vintage Fashion
Sources: CHANEL, DIOR, LANVIN and BALENCIAGA

29 mei 2012

FASHION - Ladies In Red

INSPIRATION:

Mark Belford
Dior S/S 2012
Alexander McQueen
Valentino Spring 2012
Giambattista Valli
Jenny Packham Fall 2012
Monique Lhuillier Fall 2012
Marchesa Fall 2012
Fausto Sarli F/W 2010
Zuhair Murad
Jean Paul Gaultier
Elie Saab

All pictures are from

26 mei 2012

24 mei 2012

Animal Love: Giraffes, such amazing animals!

I guess you've discovered already that I love animals, nature as well as photography. Below you will find some beautiful pictures from giraffes. How caring is this mother for her baby giraffe ...........

So cute this little baby giraffe
Hello, anyone home?


What a lovely photo from these two giraffes together
Sundowner by Leo Walter
Pictures found on Pinterest/Animals and Google+

23 mei 2012

RUNWAY: VALENTINO F/W 2010-11 HAUTE COUTURE

Beautiful Haute Couture from Valentino for Fall/Winter 2010-11. I know these pictures are from the season 2010/2011, but I found the designs very stylish and quite timeless. Be inspired ......
The fashion designers
Thank you for reading this blogpost. 
Sources: Vogue and Valentino.com