stephanie duval was born and raised in antwerp, currently lives in switzerland and is always dreaming of new york. a frequent traveler card and iphone glued to her hand, she loves to explore as many european and american cities as she can fit in her schedule. besides traveling, stephanie loves to read, eat, drink coffee and create a warm and loving home with her husband and two year old daughter.
after graduating, stephanie quickly rose through the ranks of fashion and lifestyle journalism, from intern and freelancer at elle magazine to contributing editor of l’officiel and editor-in-chief of label and aphrodite magazine. she authored a book on professional blogging – HOW BLOGS WORK – and worked as a branding and content consultant for several companies in the domains of fashion, design, lifestyle and travel. together with friend and business partner nele pieters, stephanie launched creative strategy and storytelling agency RPPRT in 2015, which helps lifestyle companies create and share compelling storytelling with their audiences. in 2016, stephanie and nele also launched ROOMIN, an online inspiration platform for the interior industry. last but not least, nele and stephanie launched their very own furniture brand JOURNUIT. a full professional resume can be found HERE.
70percentpure was launched in 2009 as a platform for stephanie’s writing and photography. the blog is centered around style, design and quality in every aspect of life, and all subjects are approached from a very personal point of view. in 2012, 2013 and 2015 70percentpure was nominated for the belgian WEEKEND BLOG AWARDS, earning a place in the top three of the design and personal categories. in 2014 70percentpure took home the first prize in the personal blog category.