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Living In Amsterdam Is Killing The Woman In Me

Living in Amsterdam makes the author feel invisible

One of my favorite expat bloggers is Andra Stefan author of Amsterdamming. She recently wrote an incredibly thought provoking piece which she’s kindly allowed me to repost here. Why living in Amsterdam is killing the woman in me Here is one of the very reasons I love living in Amsterdam. How could …

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The 2017 Dutch Style Guide

dutch style leopard skin boots

The 2017 Dutch Style guide The Shallow Man recently attended an event thrown by one of the Netherlands top fashion guides, Style Today.   Over a million people visit that site, which is quite shocking, as I wouldn’t have thought that were so many people in the Netherlands interested in fashion. However, …

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What to Wear in the Netherlands this Summer

what to wear in the Netherlands

What to wear this summer in the Netherlands The sun is shining in the Netherlands, and what a difference it makes to the mood of the general public. Even the Police, who when disproportionately stopping Moroccans, and Turkish people on the streets of Amsterdam, for the serious crime of being …

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The Walking Cursed the Story of Ripped Jeans in Amsterdam

ripped jeans

The Curse of Ripped Jeans There are times when the Shallow Man feels as if he’s the only person in Amsterdam that’s noticed the rise of the walking cursed. Zombies, staggering through daily life, always wearing ripped jeans. Those of you who have never read the Harry Potter books, (shame on you), …

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Dutch ladies white sneakers are NOT formal wear

sneakers with a wedding dress

White sneakers with dresses? I must be in Dutch fashion hell And so it came to pass, that while stopping to take a sneaky photograph of a lady wearing white leggings and Ugg boots, that the Shallow Man was hit, at high speed, by a Dutchman, who happened to be …

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How to Dress Just Like a Dutch Girl and Make Friends

The Shallow Man was recently approached by an expat lady, who in spite of having lived in Amsterdam for three years, still hadn’t made and Dutch female friends. Upon listening to her sad story it quickly became clear to me that the root of her problem was actually that she …

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The Seven Levels of Dutch Fashion Hell

Dutch Fashion Hell the Seven Levels After delivering the seven deadly sins of Dutch fashion to my readers, the Shallow Man thought that it would be wise to keep a low profile. I decided to stay in a part of Amsterdam that no one in their right mind spends too much time …

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