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Papabubble, the sweet side of Amsterdam

Papabubble, the sweet side of Amsterdam

Feb 4, 2011 |  by  |  Spots

Located in the fancy Haarlemmerdijk and with a Scandinavian candy making technique that dates back over 400 years, the Papabubble shop opens its doors to anyone looking for some stylish caramel art. A candy central like no other and certainly one of those hidden gems that only the Jordaan has to offer. Mika and Dominik are the caramel artisans that brought the concept to Holland, after having spend some time in Barcelona with the original shop owners from Melbourne. The candies are a fusion of exotic flavours and ancient production techniques, rarely seen in other sweets. (..more)

A fox, a panda and Lego, what do they all have in common? The magical world of La Lisette

A fox, a panda and Lego, what do they all have in common? The magical world of La Lisette

Dec 24, 2010 |  by  |  Fashion

I was first drawn to La Lisette a few years back, when I saw a leather iPhone case with a super cute Asian-inspired big-eyed black cat that one of my besties’ sister had designed and sewed. It looked quite funky and girly so I was interested in having a look at more of these creations. Her pieces propose a unique merge of the urban Amsterdam lifestyle vibe and a bold Asian, almost cartoon-ish feel in every accessory. (..more)