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
Today I am going to share with you a very easy D.I.Y. idea that will give a new life to your favorite pumps and make them stand out! All you need is a pair of pumps & 2 pieces of ribbon ( each approx. 1,5 meter)!
Are you ready to decorate your pumps with ribbons? Let’s get started! Continue Reading
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.
3-D printed shoes, boots from fire hose, shoes with interchangeable heels or boots with 21″ long upturned toe are the confirmation that the industry is in constant dynamic move and can still surprise us with original concepts. Continue Reading
Did you know that the first bag with the bamboo handle was introduced in fashion by Gucci? Do you know why Chanel’s iconic shoulder bag is named 2.55? Can you name the two most famous bags by Hermès?
Since I often visit fashion exhibitions and events, I come across interesting facts about various fashion pieces. Bags are one of my biggest passions. I never miss the opportunity to find out more about this accessory piece. In this post I have summarized short facts about the iconic bags of famous fashion houses which I learned during my visits to the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam and the Gucci Museum in Florence.