All posts by Mayralouise

Outfit: Emotional Baggage

Emotional baggage

It’s been forever (over a year!) since I posted an outfit on this blog… but better late than never. I’ve shot some looks recently and will continue to do this on a regular basis. I’m not really into just sharing outfits so I’ll always add some fashion tips or a short personal story. In this case it’s a story about my emotional baggage…

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Ivy Park – Straight size shopping with Beyoncé

Ivy Park plus size try out

I have a thing for Beyoncé. So when I heard that she was about to launch a performance wear clothing line named Ivy Park I got pretty curious. I read a lot of things like ‘it’s a brand inspiring us to stay strong, healthy and happy – no matter what your sporting ability or body shape’. Would my body shape fit into Ivy Park? I figured there was only one way to find out… Here’s what I discovered.

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Thursday Thunder: Siphokazi Veti

Siphokazi Veti - Unscensored feminist

“It was the happiest day of my life when I realized I was allowed to love my body”

 

Instagram makes me crush a lot. On girls that is. A while ago I bumped into the gorgeous Siphokazi Veti (22) from Johannesburg. She doesn’t just share beautiful pictures but she shares her beautiful mind as well. She is an accounting student and was greatly influenced by arts, that’s why she loves to write. I just had to feature Siphokazi Veti as Thursday Thunder on my blog. Get to know this lovely lady a bit better!

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A little Q&A (+ fashion looks) with Anna Nooshin

bigger size style tips

Let me start by saying: I love me some Anna Nooshin. She’s a big inspiration. This lady started one of the biggest online platforms in the Netherlands (NSMBL), wrote a bestseller (and is working on book number two!) and started working as a tv presenter as well. It wouldn’t be a surprise to me if this power woman becomes internationally well known. We have done a cool project for NSMBL before and I was honored to work on this video with Anna.

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Thursday Thunder: Maria Merckens

Maria Merckens interview

Thurday Thunder is back with a bangin’ babe! Meet Maria Merckens (24). She is a mix of a Dutch dad and a Surinamese mom, considers herself an island girl after living in the Carribean for years and has been modeling fulltime since last year. What is her view on body love and self acceptance?

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The Hopeful Romantic #1

Lessons in love - Mayra Louise

A Hopeful Romantic? Yup, that would be me. I’ve referred to myself as a hopeless romantic for a long time but I’m not hopeless at all! So I decided to add some positivity. I’d like to share some of my lessons in love with you. And I hope that you can relate to the hopeful romantic part of me…

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Iskra Lawrence: ‘You can be your own rolemodel too’

Iskra Lawrence interview

Meet Iskra. This body positive Instagram sensation (4 million followers – and counting) is signed with JAG Models. Iskra Lawrence works her magic on Runway Riot, a style, fashion and beauty website for women of all sizes and has just launched ‘everyBODYwithIskra’. A platform to inspire your self-love. Iskra grew up in England but lives in New York now. What’s her view on self-love and a healthy dose of self-esteem?

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