Rotterdam city trip + plus size store A.Josephs

A.Josephs

Although Amsterdam is my favorite city, I’m starting to warm up to Rotterdam more and more. So when I got the chance to stay at nhow hotel I decided to turn a sleepover into a short – but oh so sweet- city trip. Of course I had to check out A. Josephs -Rotterdams coolest plus size store- and try on a couple of outfits.

I asked my bombshell friend Anouschka – check out her blog CURVESFORDECADES – to join me on my little Rotterdam getaway. And we truly had a blast. It was so much for to meet Adiam, the fun-to-be-around lady who opened A.Josephs.

A.Josephs

The nhow hotel is one of the coolest hotels I’ve ever been. It’s big but has a cosy vibe. The rooms are light and stylish. We got a room at the 22nd floor with a beautiful view over the city. What I love about Rotterdam is that it’s the only Dutch city with a pretty spectacular skyline. And thanks to the room we were in, I got to enjoy that view on a whole other level, literally.

A.Josephs

On Friday we had a lovely dinner in the hotel restaurant followed by a cocktail on the terrace with the beautiful view again. The terrace was packed by the way. I can totally recommend it for a drink -or two. Their cocktail menu is pretty impressive as well (and yummy!). So when in Rotterdam, go get yourself a cocktail and a view…

A.Josephs

After a great night sleep at the hotel it was time for some breakfast. And I’m not even exaggerating: I’d like to wake up to that breakfast every day! I mean, champagne with red berries before noon, who wouldn’t like that? Later that day we had lunch at Lof der Zotheid. And for dinner we had cocktails and yummy-in-my-tummy-food at Supermercado. Yeah, yeah… I love my foods.

A.Josephs

Besides breakfast, lunch and dinner we did some serious shopping too. I picked up up three cute basics at Weekday: a sweater dress and two fitted t-shirts -one black and one off-white. I have been wearing them a lot already, so I’m pretty excited about adding them to my closet. At a vintage store I got myself a onepiece that’s even big for me but super cute. I’ll turn it into an outfit post asap. Another thing I really had to do was pay a visit to ISIS Inc! If you like streetstyle with a lot of bling you can not miss this gem. I bought huge ‘Chanel’ earrings and a super cute blouse with matching backpack (my Appelsap outfit).

A.Josephs

After shooting a cute outfit post -soon online!- we took over A.Josephs to try out some items. I have to admit that I don’t shop a lot of plus size clothing, so it was a great way for me to get familiar with the fit of brands like Junarose and Monif.C. And I have to say: it was a great experience! To give you an idea of the mix A.Josephs has in store I tried on some things. I bought the blue Junarose dress and I also want to add one of their jeans to my collection. The fit was truly great and so comfy!

A.Josephs

Red dress Junarose 44,95
Jeans Junarose 69.95
Black top Elvi 30,36 (sale)
Black dress Monif C 83,97 (sale)

Ofcourse I bought something at A.Josephs…. This super comfy Junarose dress! Instantly twinning with store-owner Adiam. How could we not take a picture?

A.Josephs

I think you can tell why I’m starting to love Rotterdam more and more. If you have the chance visit A.Josephs and support the lovely Adiam with her great store. Keep up with the new collections on Facebook & Instagram.

A big thank you to nhow Rotterdam for having us. I’ll be back!

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