The Whizzes

Imke Walenberg (31) is an all-round content entrepreneur, creating, developing and performing online concepts in the field of art, travel & lifestyle. Always looking for interesting collaborations between creative people “The Whizzes” and brands. She is also editor-in-chief of Dutch lifestyle website Daily Cappuccino and an experienced speaker in the field of online presence.


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Go chocolate!

Go chocolate!

What’s the deal with women and chocolate? Why do most of us love it so much? Researchers all over the world have asked themselves this question and even though they all come with slightly different conclusions, one thing’s for sure. It makes us happy. Chocolate contains an amino acid called tryptophan that is used by

Where to stay when in Amsterdam?

Where to stay when in Amsterdam?

Where to stay when travelling to Amsterdam? That’s a question people often ask me. As a tourist, it is not always easy to know where the best places to stay are in our capital. You don’t know which areas are the good ones and you also don’t know exact the distances to the city centre.

Monday Morning Sessions #9

Monday Morning Sessions #9

There’s no better way to start your Monday than with a smile…. Therefore singer-songwriter Liloe Rix brightens up your Monday every once in a while singing the best songs at special places! This time a song of The Beatles, All You Need is Love, which we recorded at hotspot All the Luck in the World in Amsterdam East (go and visit this


Life Is Art


Ode to the raindrop

Ode to the raindrop

Drinking water is in Europe something quite self-evident. There are many, many people who carry a bottle of Spa in their bag. But did you know that the mineral water from Spa comes from the pristine nature around the Belgian town of Spa, in the heart of the Belgian Ardennes? In this beautiful area, soil

Revival, a series of style icons

Revival, a series of style icons

Libby VanderPloeg is an illustrator and designer living in Brooklyn. Her work comes out of a deep affinity for storytelling, music, letterforms, printed ephemera and wildlife. Recently she did a collaboration with Dusty Rose Vintage. This resulted in ‘Revival, a series of style icons’. It shows women (like Bjork, Frida Kahlo, Josephine Baker and Debbie

Threadwork

Threadwork

Women and threads are the two keywords if you see the work of Leoniek Bontje, who studied Fine Arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. Leoniek ‘draws’ with threads. She makes all the depicted things you see (mostly women) with threads as a symbol of ‘the web of life’. For Leoniek “the threads represent


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Go chocolate!

Go chocolate!

What’s the deal with women and chocolate? Why do most of us love it so much? Researchers all over the world have asked themselves this question and even though they all come with slightly different conclusions, one thing’s for sure. It makes us happy. Chocolate contains an amino acid called tryptophan that is used by

Where to stay when in Amsterdam?

Where to stay when in Amsterdam?

Where to stay when travelling to Amsterdam? That’s a question people often ask me. As a tourist, it is not always easy to know where the best places to stay are in our capital. You don’t know which areas are the good ones and you also don’t know exact the distances to the city centre.

Leftover women

Leftover women

Women in China are advancing like never before: educating themselves, becoming financially independent and carving out a bigger role in society than being only someone’s wife or mother. In response to this, All-China Women’s Federation launched the term Sheng Nu in 2007. It translates to ”leftover woman” and it has been used to classify woman

Travel Guide Thailand: Bangkok & Rayong

Travel Guide Thailand: Bangkok & Rayong

FROM SAVELBERG TO STREET FOOD – BANGKOK Bangkok is the most popular city of Southeast Asia: this place is fascinating, intoxicating, chaotic, ambiguous, colourful, and hospitable at the same time. Making your way through this cosmopolis with fourteen million inhabitants is quite a challenge, so Harold Rolloos, co-founder of tourist website Hier is Thailand, guides


Imke’s Journey


Time for some refreshment!

Time for some refreshment!

In April it will be a little quiet on the website. Not without a reason: working with a team on a totally new website/concept concerning Stijlmeisje which will be launched at the end of the month. Quite exciting! Can’t tell you much about it, but there will be some big, refreshing changes. For now… here some little teaser footage from

Fav One Pieces

Fav One Pieces

Although I will hit the slopes in one week, I’m really feeling those spring-vibes. Can’t wait to take a cooling dip in the sea on the hot summer days to come. And of course I need a lovely piece of swimwear to go with that. This year it will be all about one pieces. Full of colours, asymmetrical, tropical, minimalistic…

Online Video Internship

Online Video Internship

[ENGLISH] Online Video Internship Stijlmeisje is a platform about lifestyle, travel and art. Stijlmeisje offers young creative people a place to expose their work online and it also connects them with companies and brands. Daily Cappuccino is a lifestyle website (managed by Stijlmeisje) where with daily news in the field of food, travel, gadgets, design,

5x Picture Perfect Coffee Spots

5x Picture Perfect Coffee Spots

I like my daily cappuccino in the morning, perfectly prepared and served in a swell, chill place. So let me share with you some of my favourite coffee places: 1. Toki – Amsterdam In the heart of the Jordaan you can find this place. They serve tasty coffee form Bonanza and really check out their


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Monday Morning Sessions #9

Monday Morning Sessions #9

There’s no better way to start your Monday than with a smile…. Therefore singer-songwriter Liloe Rix brightens up your Monday every once in a while singing the best songs at special places! This time a song of The Beatles, All You Need is Love, which we recorded at hotspot All the Luck in the World in Amsterdam East (go and visit this

Monday Morning Sessions #8

Monday Morning Sessions #8

It has been a while, but we’re back! Because in the end there’s no better way to start your Monday than with a smile…. Therefore singer-songwriter Liloe Rix brightens up your Monday every once in a while singing the best songs at special places! This time a number of the late David Bowie, Heroes, which we recorded at hotspot Oma

Monday Morning Sessions #7

Monday Morning Sessions #7

No better way to start your Monday with a smile! But that’s sometimes easier said than done… Why not give you a little hand? So that’s why singer-songwriter Liloe Rix brightens up your Monday singing the best songs at my or her place! This time it’s a very special edition of Monday Morning Sessions because we recorded a number

Rooftop Concert

Rooftop Concert

Last Thursday I traveled all the way to Groningen to be part of quite a unique experience… That is: one of the best known (and oldest) brands from Groningen, Hooghoudt Distillery, organized in collaboration with the popular band Kensington a special rooftop concert. They asked me to come over and get a taste of their

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