Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Karen's Closet

Karen Staal
Owner of clothing store the Trade Studio @ Haarlem

Designer/ Brands: BZR, Filipa K, Vanessa Bruno, Isabel Marant, Chloé & Elie Saab

Inspiration: Magazines like; JAN, Marie-Claire, RED, ELLE, Vogue it, Vogue fr, New Style Magazine
and a lot of internet, just surf and find great blogs. 

Style Icon: At the moment Alexa Chung and always and forever Audrey Hepburn, old movies from the 60s and 70s
And the collection images, albums and pictures by the Doors and the Rolling Stones from the old days by my dad.

Clothing: Leather pants & Black blazer

Store: The Trade Studio (I sell brands like BZR, Drykorn, Darling, Modstrom, S'Nob and much more)

Color: Naturel/Grey for clothing and white for my house

Fragrance: Allure - Chanel, Chloé, 212 - Carolina Herrara

Make-up: Mascara by Chanel or Clinique, OPI nailpolish, YZL Touche Eclat, RITUALS powder, lipgloss by Max Factor, RITUALS hand-cream the "Sweet Orange & Japanese Mint", make-up remover by my favorite dutch store HEMA

Own Style: Clean with a great cut and fit. A bit Scandinavian?

Fashion Understatement: Uggs, but even worse FAKE Uggs. And the good old white leggings.

Bad Buy: None

Ultimate Styling Tip: Invest in a beautiful tailored black blazer. Like the ones we sell by Drykorn.
It fits in every wardrobe. Wear it on a dress or on a jeans, you will look sophisticated but never business like.

It was fun and for me a real surprise to shoot Karens' Closet because we've never met.

I must say she is an inspiration to us (young) woman.
                                      She is only 22 years old and already a store owner. 
Dream, get excited, work hard (real hard), stay motivated, smile and then you will live your dream.
It was great meeting Karen, again a validation on how great it is to work on this blog/closet.
Thank you Karen, you made my day!

If you also want to share your closet with me, please email me 

Bisou Anna

Photographed by Judith Anna Pronk
Follow with Facebook & Twitter


  1. oh my i love that vintage make up table! and those convers!!! smashing girl with a big smile

  2. That make up table is incredible - I've never seen anything like that before.

    Andrea x

  3. I don't even know where to start on how fabulous that space is! That is so wonderful at her age to have already accomplished so much as well.

    Thank you for introducing :) I am inspired to get going further on all of my spaces around my home.



I would love to know what you think.
Please leave acomment