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NEW; DEARHUNTER. NEW Vintage store in Rotterdam!

Hello there! Hope you guys had great holidays and are well rested to head back to work and school. I know I’m not.. XD During holidays it should be relaxing and fun, but for some reason I didn’t find it relaxing at all! I’ve been so busy. And when I think back, I’m not even sure what was keeping me so busy.. Well let’s just say that I’ve been busy with family and friends and spending time with them.

Right before the holidays I was doing some shopping in Rotterdam. And I also happened to pass by Eendrachtsplein in Rotterdam. So we decided to take a look at Dearhunter! It’s a ‘new’ store along eendrachtsweg, owned by a young female vintage lover. I have been there before just to check out some stuff. The thing I like about this store, is that It’s nice and clean.  It is also has a tiny hair salon inside the store! The owner arranged all the clothing by sex and by color, which is very convenient. What I like the most about this store, is that every clothing item has been washed and ironed with care. The clothing looks good and it also smells very nice hehe :).

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I managed to buy 3 items that day.

First of all a blouse. Which is a bit over sized, but It’s okay since I’m going to tuck it inside my pants anyways. I love the print and the buttons.

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The shirt was on sale, so I bought it for a lousy 9 euro’s!

I bought a sweater with a colorful print.

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It’s very thick, so It’s nice and warm for the winter that is coming for us. I bought this sweater for 10 euro’s.

And last but not least, a snake skin belt.

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I love the structure of this belt. It is also a thin belt, I think it would be nice for around my waist.

I love the store and I surely will be visiting more often! I do have a few more things to add. It is a pity that the store isn’t that big and does not have big collection of clothing. But on the other hand I guess it’s better to have a qualitatively good collection than a big collection full of ‘so so’ clothing.

And one tip! If you go to the store, make sure to check for the price tag. Because it has been clipped on, and might have fell off. If so, then you should ask for the price before you decide if you buy it or not.

ImageBecause they can make up any price they want, when you’re already at the cash register to pay for it! It is still a vintage store after all, and they don’t keep a record of prizing.

Here is their card for contact and visiting info.

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I wish you lots of vintage fun!

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Hong Kong; Shopping.

Hey you guys! Sorry I haven’t been posting anything lately. Right now I’m in Melbourne, Australia! But I still have some things I’d like to tell you about Hong Kong first.. So I’ll go ahead and do that first before I head on to beautiful Australia.

Because of Typhoon Vicente that struck Hong Kong the time I was spending over there, I was not able to do a lot of sightseeing. Even though the Typhoon only lasted for two days, the rain and wind kept on going. I had to spend most of my time inside Hong Kong shopping malls. Luckily they have quite a few, so I could still proceed my buying process :D. I’m going to discuss a few I liked!

The one that struck me the most is the mall at Sha Tin, well actually It’s not just one mall, 3 malls are combined for a big indoor shopping spree! And when you arrive at metro station Sha Tin, you don’t have to look any further, It’s connected to the station! You can easily spend a whole day here without going outside, there is a food court so the food and drinks are fully covered. There is even an arcade! But most importantly they have a restroom where you can do your business 😉  and freshen up for the heavy shopping you’re going to do! The 3 malls combined are; Hilton Plaza, New Town plaza and Citylink Plaza.

A mall with more expensive brands is Times Square shopping center. (metro station Causeway Bay, at this station you can also find Forever 21!) It is a very nice looking shopping center. With brands like Alexander Wang, Alexander McQueen, Gucci, Celine and so on. There is a similar shopping center at Central metro station with famous brands too; including Dior, Fendi and Manolo Blahnik.

Langham’s Place is a shopping mall connected to the Mongkok metro station. It has various stores, from expensive to just average. They have an H&M and a Monki store there. The thing I love the most in this shopping center is the Food court on the 4th story. They have a lot of Asian food up there; like: Korean and Taiwanese. I love the place called “Pepper lunch” the most. The food is served on a hot plate and you have to stir and mix it all yourself. That way you can decide how long your meat is grilled and how you like your rice. Especially the Steak Beef is nice, that is all I ever ate when I got there :$.

The mall I bought the most stuff at is New Town mall also in Mong Kok. It’s not that big but there are a lot of cute, fun and affordable stuff you want to buy right away! The first time I came here, not a lot of shops were open, because it was around 10 pm. But the day after I came during the daytime to have a closer look at the shops and what they have to offer. They have a lot of stuff for girls, like clothing and a lot of purses, but they also sell accessories for your phone and other small stuff that you can also buy at the Ladies Market.(also in Mong Kok)  I obviously bought most of my stuff here gehehe. :3

If you’re interested in buying stuff for your phone or iPad and other small stuff like stuffed animals or bracelests. Womens market at Mong Kok is the place to be! You have to be feisty though, haggling will save you alot of money IF you can do it! Mostly you can get half price off. But you have to be persistent and prepared to walk away if they don’t give you the price you want.

I had to sent a lot of stuff home with HKpost, because my luggage was gonna explode! With HKpost you can sent your package home by surface (boat). I sent my package of 16 kilo’s home for 320 HKD. That is very cheap compared to DHL; DHL doensn’t even ship to Europe by surface.

I had a great shopping experience in Hong Kong and HKpost made it all even better! 🙂

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