Happy Birthday Chanel 2.55!!!

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One of the most iconic bags of all times – Chanel 2.55 – celebrates its 60th anniversary in February 2015. Exactly 60 years ago in February 1955 Gabrielle Chanel introduced the famous 2.55 shoulder bag to the market.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of this iconic Chanel piece, the museum of bags and purses in Amsterdam Tassenmuseum Hendrikje is currently hosting a temporary exhibition named “Happy Birthday Chanel! 60 years of the 2.55”. Continue Reading

Dorhout Mees F/W 2015-16: Amsterdam Fashion Week

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My this year’s first catwalk show and one of the last shows of the fashion week was the catwalk by Dorhout Mees.
STAGES is the name of the new collection, where the designer, inspired by declined and decayed theaters, was translating it into a wearable artwork. For about 15 minutes everyone was carried away into a world of old, forgotten theaters, where one can still hear the echo of the very last performance. Continue Reading

“Fashion & Digital Art”: Amsterdam Fashion Week

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On Wednesday evening, all excited about the upcoming event, I headed to the station to catch the train to Amsterdam. The last couple of days were quite busy for me, I didn’t get enough sleep and was very tired when I took my place in the train.  Apparently the monotone motion of the train worked like a sleeping peel on me and I fell asleep without even noticing it. First time in my life, I fell asleep in the train! Continue Reading

“Fashion Evolution”: Amsterdam Fashion Week

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Downtown “Fashion Evolution” brought the second day of the Amsterdam Fashion Week. For one day the Volkshotel, one of the most creative places in the city, turned into a true fashion bazar. Favorite brands along with young designers and artists came together to present one of a kind pieces from their collections. Continue Reading

“Time To Show”: Amsterdam Fashion Week

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It’s show time! On Friday with a great kick-off party the Mercedes-Benz fashion Week Amsterdam has officially started! Each day downtown Amsterdam will reveal fashion from different angles, including Fashion & Digital Art, Fashion & van Gogh, Fashion Films, Fashion and Opera, pop-up stores and much more.
For now, let’s start with Day 1 – the opening event where music, photography and fashion came together to celebrate the start of a new fashion year!

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Halloween Divas

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“A Halloween party without ghosts?!” That was the first thought in my head when I checked the invitation to “Halloween Divas”.
When it’s a Halloween party we usually imagine a costume party featuring supernatural characters.
“Halloween Divas” stepped aside from the traditional Halloween style inviting us to experience the party as film noir personages. Continue Reading

“The Future of Fashion is Now”

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Sustainability issues and the latest technological developments inspire the young generation of designers to challenge the established rules in fashion by revolutionizing the industry from the inside out.
Today I share with you several designs from the exhibition “The Future of Fashion is Now”. Launched last Saturday at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, the exhibition presents the works of 56 designers from all over the world.
Each of these designers pushes the boundaries beyond the settled standards, revealing the fashion from unique and unusual perspectives. Continue Reading