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!
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: Which pants and skirts suit your body shape?
01 februari 2018
Looking for the best way to show off you figure and accentuate your best features? Then invest in pants and skirts that cover-up your problem areas to accentuate your best assets. We’re bringing you style tips based on your body shape. Do you want to know what your shape is?
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: 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).
How to: 5x Filippa K Wash & Care
16 november 2017
Filippa K brings the wash & care products you need to enjoy your clothing for years to come. Filippa K is a progressive sustainable brand with a line of clothes that are a smart choice...
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: 5 Ways to wear pastel pink
17 oktober 2017
When you think of pastel hues you think of soft, sugary sweet and light hues like pastel pink, mint green and baby blue. This Autumn pastel hues - especially pastel pink - are an absolute must – and perfect to add a soft and refined feminine touch to your look.
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.
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.
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!
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...
BRAEZ X PB | Limited edition scarf 4 x different
28 april 2017
Get it before it’s gone! Perfectly Basics has created an XL-size must-have black scarf in collaboration with Dutch brand BRAEZ. Indispensible when travelling and suitable to style in different ways, all year round.
How to: care for your white pieces in 8 steps
27 april 2017
Spring has arrived and summer is lurking around the corner! When we think spring/summer, the color WHITE quickly comes to mind..
Hello Summer! Hello Calvin Klein Swimwear!
20 april 2017
It’s that time of the year again – it’s time to buy a new bikini or swimsuit. Every woman wants to steal to show on the beach or next to the pool and we have the perfect swimwear collection to create a headturning look. Meet Calvin Klein Swimwear!
How to: Wash your favorite Denim items
19 april 2017
We often invest in good quality denim! So your denim deserves the best treatment. To provide your denim with the best care possible, the ladies from The Laundress have made this handy video with all the do’s and dont’s..
How to: Create the perfect weekend look
13 april 2017
The perfect weekend look is comfy ánd stylish with a feminine touch. We love to wear laidback jersey styles in combination with denim and sneakers. We asked our Personal Shopper Sabrina and our Fashion Editors what their favorite weekend look is.
How to: clean your Spring delicates
10 april 2017
Spring is in the air! And that means it’s time for a thorough cleaning of both your house ánd your clothes. So go through your closet and get your favorite Spring pieces ready for a new and fresh season.
How to: City-chic (Tenue de ville) dress code
07 april 2017
The Tenue de ville dress code – which litterally translates into city garments – often brings along some question marks. What does this dress code mean exactly? And what are the do’s and absolute don’ts you need to know?
How to: Cocktail vs. Festive-chic
06 april 2017
A dinner, a party or another occasion and no idea what to wear? Go for a cocktail or a festive-chic style! These festive ‘dress codes’ can be worn both more casual and dressed-up and offer many possibilities...