Sunday, 31 March 2013

Hidden Happiness!


My BFF made some plum jam with beautiful ripe plums and lots of love.
It tastes delicious with a thick slice of freshly baked bread, great for a big Easter breakfast with my family today. 
I am a lucky girl with a friend like that.
These personal presents in life, makes me smile and are little pieces of hidden happiness.

Enjoy your Easter weekend!
Bisou Anna

Plate is by ZARA & spoon by RICE

Saturday, 30 March 2013

Beautiful & cool Mayra





Love this feminine, colorful, cool, sexy and playful look on model/journalist Mayra.
She is not only beautiful, but also has great personality 
and asked me to shoot these pictures to accompany an article/interview in the Dutch newspaper Het Parool.



Hope she inspires you to wear flashy pink on a pencil skirt and combine with NIKE animal printed hightops.
I know I am :-)

Bisou Anna

Model & journalist Mayra Louise, follow her  on Twitter & Instagram
Photographed by Judith Anna Pronk , Hair & make-up by Judith Anna Pronk

Friday, 29 March 2013

And the winner is...........



The winners of the Graumann give away (all chosen by Graumann) are:

* Absolutely Mrs K 
* Sharon Beld 
* Josje te Kiefte

Congratulations and keep an eye on your email inbox.
Thank you all for the lovely comments, you made this give away a success and hard to choose a winner :-)

With love Anna, Trade Studio & Graumann

Thursday, 28 March 2013

Bloomingville


Love my new china by Bloomingville
The small things in life are the little details you can controle. 
So I always try, when possible, to surround myself with beautiful things that put a smile on my face.

Have a nice day today!
Bisou Anna

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Last change on the Graumann give away!


I want to persuade you to enter this fabulous give away.
Two more days to enter.....
This friday I will announce the three lucky winners of one of these silk Graumann sets.
Check this original post and enter :-) 

Good luck
Bisou Anna

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Mango Beach


Yesterday I was working on the beach @ Zandvoort aan Zee.
We had a South America theme and the beach house Mango Beach was like a deserted film set. 
Amazing what they did with the place, we actually were in Havana Cuba :-)
The sun was shining and it was around 2 degrees, but with the eastern wind blowing it felt around -15 degrees.
We had great respect for the beautiful model, who had to walk around in summer dresses and sandals.

 Bisou Anna

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Monday, 25 March 2013

My first Tarte Tatin!





My first home made Tarte Tatin with pear was a success, yes indeed!

This is a recipe by Jamie Olivier
you can find it here

Bisou Anna

Saturday, 23 March 2013

Toughen up!



I not only like clashing colors & patterns but also clashing a look and feel.
The bottom of this outfit is very rock & roll, tough, a bit sexy and cool, but the top is really soft, warm and maybe even a bit conservative.
I like this contradiction, it is all me!

Wearing a black leather pants by S'Nob, Sendra snake skin boots, Silk blouse by FilipaK and a cardigan by SamsoeSamsoe via Trade Studio
You have seen all garments before in previous outfit posts!  

Thanks you Maartje van den Broek for taking my picture again and again and again :-)
Bisou Anna

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Friday, 22 March 2013

Week review





Went from snow to spring and now back to winter cold again. So I am back in my leather pants with snake skin boots.
But spring is every where around me. In beautiful pistachio colored doors or beautiful settings on location. 
Trying to get use to wearing my hair down and went to the theatre with my mom. 
How was your week?

Have a great weekend!
Bisou Anna

Thursday, 21 March 2013

Thank you!


Some gorgeous flowers for you, to say 'THANK YOU' for stopping by ones in a while and please keep on doing so! 
I still love blogging about everything I find inspiring, beautiful or just fun to share with you.

Bisou Anna

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

One year Dutch Vogue


video

Dutch Vogue celebrates their first birthday.
I loved every issue this past year and I am looking forward to more inspiration.
The new issue will be in stores tomorrow/ 20 March 
Happy Birthday Vogue!

Bisou Anna

Monday, 18 March 2013

Hello Spring!





I love an easy do it yourself (DIY) project.
Brought the spring 'IT' colors into my home, by painting a small side-table (i found for €2,50 at a recycle store) and an old stool.
I chose to combine white with a minty-pistache and it worked out quite well.

Hello Spring!
Bisou Anna

Saturday, 16 March 2013

Weekend inspiration!


One of many inspirational pictures I pinned on PINTEREST.
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Happy weekend!
Bisou Anna

Thursday, 14 March 2013

Balance please!




My life is one big rolocoaster at the moment. Going from one extreme to the other and also my emotions.
Like having fun, to relaxed to sad and angry, sometimes all in one day!
Tried capturing them with IBooth in my macbook, because Anna's Choice is about me and I am real. Like you :-)

Remember my new years resolutions? Balance Balance Balance....
I am trying to energize myself with the right food and the gym twice a week.
But still tiered, we need sunshine. It is time for spring and a big spring-break.

What do you do to keep yourself balanced?

Bisou Anna

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Blue sparkles for Spring!


Found these cuties for €5,- in a sale corner at H&M.
I am thinking about blue cropped jeans and a white silk shirt, to compliment these cinderella medium high heels. 
Great hight for working on set without hurting my feet or back.
Let's sparkle !

Bisou Anna

Photographed by Judith Anna Pronk
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Tuesday, 12 March 2013

So love Solange !






Maybe I already posted a post about Solange in the past, but who cares?
When you look at these photo's you totally get inspired.
Not only to dress right, but be you, stay true, dare and have fun!

I love love love her personal style and follow her blog My Damn Blog as my daily food.
Who inspires you?

Bisou Anna

Monday, 11 March 2013

Orange







Outfit last saturday on set,wearing a lot of orange :-)

Turtle-neck about 15 years old, silk FilipaK blouse, a dark-blue small rib pants by COS, suede heels by Selected Femme & a neckless bought in a boutique in Paris.
Orange lipstick is 'Morange' by MAC Cosmetics.

Have a good monday!
Bisou Anna

Photographed by Maartje van den Broek
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Friday, 8 March 2013

Graumann give away!



How about not one but three give away sets, to start the weekend with?
A 100% pure silk top with similar undies by Graumann & Trade Studio (worth €209,- per set).
And there is not that much that you have to do.

First comment here on Anna's Choice why you want, need or deserve this beautiful set.
Like Anna's Choice & Trade Studio on FACEBOOK & share this post on your own Facebook page.
(do not forget to end your comment with your email address)

Easy does it, right? The winners will be announced here @ Anna's Choice at the end of March. 
Good Luck!

Bisou Anna 

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Meriam's Closet















Meriam van den Elshout 40 years old 
Mother of two from Amsterdam


Designer/ Brands: Isabel Marant,  Missoni, Vanessa Bruno, Reiss, Filippa K.
Inspiration: People on the streets, my kids, my friends, my own youth, pictures from my mom from the past, music, city's, videoclips '80-'90's, art, movies, magazines, Ij-hallen.
Style Icon: Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw in SITC, Lenny Kravitz , Madonna.
Clothing:  Skinny jeans, tops, cardigans, dresses, skirts, jumpsuits.
Store:  Top Shop, MaisonNL, Rosa Rosas, de Ruilhoek, Zara, Cos, H&M, Warehouse, Adidas, Nike. 
Color: Gold, grey, black, red, green, blue. Bright colors.
Fragrance: Gucci Rush 2 
Own Style: 
 I like to mix up different styles, colors, prints, old and new clothes, in or out of fashion. As long as i feel good in it, like it and suits my body well.  My style is feminine, edgy, sexy and playful.  I love prints and extraordinary shoes! 
Make-up: Lancome Hypnose mascara, MAC eyeshadows, blusher and a little vaseline shine on the lips, Dr. Hauschka rozencreme,  Phyto shampoo en conditioner.
Another tip of the day; Life is too short to wear boring clothes. 
Fashion Understatement: Uggs, Crocs, skin colored tights.
Bad Buy: Birkenstock sandals make my feet look huge ;-)
Ultimate Styling Tip: Never mind if it's in fashion at the time or not; express yourself with it. No matter what your age is. You can always look fabulous if you wear what you are. 


Once in a while you meet someone who always sticks in your mind and crosses you path.
Meriam is one of those people for me. I see her as a confident beautiful single mom of two little boys.
She is the kind of girl that stays true to herself, strives for pure love, happiness and good food.
Very inspiring and a great example!
And she has the best 80' & 90' earring collection you have ever seen.
Ahhh push it, push it good. Rembember Salt N Peppa? Aghum.. that reveals our age a bit to much :-)
I want me a pair! sorry I can't help myself!

Thank you Meriam for opening up yourself, your closet and your home to me.
Next time the coffee is on me.

Bisou Anna

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