For the past decades, due to the rapid evolving of fast fashion industry, the issues of sustainability and transparency in fashion are getting more and more attention worldwide.
Together with a young generation of designers, dedicated fashion professionals work hard to find the alternative solutions that will minimize the impact on the environment and increase the social responsibility.
Sustainable fashion is also an emerging topic in the Netherlands. Next to research, various activities and events are being organized in different parts of the country to address the issue.
From October 19th to 22nd the forth edition of Pause Conscious Pop Up took place at the Posthoornkerk in Amsterdam. Continue Reading
On the 14th of June the famous Pitti Immagine Uomo fashion trade fair marked its 90th edition in Florence, Italy. For four days Florence turned into the fashion capital of the world attracting fashion professionals from all over the world. Thousands of Italian and international buyers, designers, journalists as well as bloggers came together to admire the latest trends in contemporary style. Continue Reading
Last week I visited the “ODE TO DUTCH FASHION” exhibition at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague. Apparently it is the biggest overview on Dutch designs ever presented, so let’s have a look what it is all about.
The exhibition showcases Dutch fashion from 1900 till nowadays. It is divided into ten key themes that cover all aspects of Dutch fashion revealing its typical characteristics namely clean lines, sharp geometric patterns and unusual contrasts. Continue Reading
The 4th edition of the Salloné della Moda fashion event successfully launched on 10 September in Rotterdam. For 3 days young fashion designers – both international and Dutch – were revealing their latest collections to fashion professionals, photographers, bloggers and just fashion lovers. During all 3 days next to fashion shows one could admire also thematic exhibits and presentations.
I had the opportunity to join the fashion “party” on Day 2 where the following four designers were presenting their collections.
This summer the fashion celebrations in Amsterdam started on the 3d of July with an official opening party Fashion is WOW. For the next 10 days the attention of the entire fashionable community in The Netherlands was focused on one of the biggest fashion events in the country. Continue Reading
12-14 June 2015 – The 7th edition of the annual FashionClash Festival was hosted last weekend in Maastricht. More than 100 emerging designers and artists from 30 countries were showcasing their work to the industry professionals, media and general public.
For 3 days the small city of Maastricht became the center of fashion celebrations. The fashion festival spread its wings all over the city. Along with fashion shows, one could enjoy interesting exhibitions, purchase unique designer items from a special market and visit various fashion hotspots in the city center. Continue Reading
The most fashionable comic characters – Snoopy & Belle – are in Amsterdam!
On the 13th of May, fashion designers, industry professionals, press as well as just fashion lovers got together to celebrate the official opening of the traveling exhibition “Snoopy & Belle in Fashion presented by MetLife” at Art’otel Gallery 5&33.