A new start: From Fashion Hoax to Lian Galliard

Four years ago I published my blog with one simple click, not knowing that today it would be my job. I’m very thankful for all the wonderful encounters, trips, events, nominations, features and collaborations Fashion Hoax has brought me.

Despite of all the amazing things I’ve accomplished as a blogger, I still am a true Fashion Hoax: to me there’s more than just fashion. I realize that more and more now that I’m getting older (the big 3-0 is around the corner!) and now that I’m traveling. But what I realize most is I blog according to what is expected from the so called fashionblogger, instead of blogging about what’s really happening in my life. And I lead a pretty awesome life, if I may say so myself, as I left my home behind to travel the world for an indefinite period of time. At the moment I live in fashionable Sydney.

So now what, no more fashion?

Will you not be blogging about fashion anymore? That will never happen, fashion is my thing. It has been ever since I tried on my mothers clothes as a little girl for the first time. And today I still love the dress-up parties I have every morning.

But next to fashion I also love traveling and writing. I’m sort of a little Carrie Bradshaw, minus 50 pairs of Manolo’s. They wont fit in my backpack. And let’s not forget that I don’t have the money for it..

I want to blog about what I like and a first step in the good direction is a name change: From Fashion Hoax to Lian Galliard. That’s me btw, hi! Liangalliard.com will be filled with columns about thirty-something female problems, travel tips and travel stories, and good old outfit photo’s. But also random ‘Pic(k)s of the day’ without further explanation. Just because I can on my own personal blog.

She’s crazy! Is she?

Some people might think this is the stupidest thing I could do, for me it’s something that finally get’s me excited again. Pushing the ‘Publish’ or ‘Share’ button is so much more fun when you put something online that you truly stand for. And if other people like it as well, well that’s just awesome!

10 Comments

  1. Ting Lan September 21, 2016 at 8:58 am

    very looking forward to your new blog posts 😉 your website has always been an inpiration for me.

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  2. Dana September 21, 2016 at 9:27 am

    You’re awesome, girl! Congratulations!

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    1. Lian - Site Author September 25, 2016 at 12:59 pm

      Ah, thank you Dana!! x

      Reply
  3. Esmeralda September 22, 2016 at 8:46 am

    Proficiat!! Ik volg je (zoals je weet) een poosje en super leuk dat je deze stap durft te maken, lekker persoonlijk :). Succes en geniet van jouw reis! Liefs

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    1. Lian - Site Author September 25, 2016 at 1:02 pm

      Dank je wel Esmeralda! En ik volg jou ook nog steeds, heerlijk kleurrijk en vrolijk. Kan ik nog wat van leren 😉 x

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      1. Esmeralda September 30, 2016 at 9:10 am

        Hihi lief, maar jij hebt een kleurrijke persoonlijkheid dat straalt er bij jou ook vanaf :)! x

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  4. Paulien September 22, 2016 at 8:45 pm

    Superleuk Lian, juiste beslissing denk ik! Good luck 😉

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    1. Lian - Site Author September 25, 2016 at 12:59 pm

      Dank je wel, oud-collega 😉 Lief!

      Reply
  5. Tales on Silk September 23, 2016 at 9:28 am

    Congratulations! Looking forward to your articles

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    1. Lian - Site Author September 25, 2016 at 12:59 pm

      Thanks dear, glad to hear that! x

      Reply

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