maandag 31 oktober 2011

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Designers-United: It's a VIP night out

Designers-United is a very cool online shop. They sell very special brands and also small labels from young upcoming designers. I went to the VIP night and also had an interview with the founder of Designers-United; Savana. Here you can read the article
I really adored the collection of Camilla Norrback, a Swedish brand.

zondag 30 oktober 2011

Balloons & the City

Yesterday one of my favv friends celebrated her birthday so we got her the cutest balloons. We had to cross half of Amsterdam with these fluttering friends, but thank god, my friend adored them. 

maandag 24 oktober 2011

Summer Flashback

Shame on me! I haven't posted for almost two weeks. Well, I've got my reasons! I was ill for a few days and I went for a little trip to Belgium with my friend. I planned a fashion trip, but there wasn't that much fashion, I only bought some basics. But still, we had a blast!

Most of you noticed the not-so-hot weather. I guess I will be cold for the next six months, so I thought let's share some holiday pictures, the're from last summer. Portugal with my love. Hhhmm. 

donderdag 13 oktober 2011

Iris van Herpen and her inspiration: The New Craftsmanship

This designer does not only make fashion, but also art. And I love arty people. So it’s no surprise I went to see her exhibition at the Central Museum in Utrecht (shame on me, it’s already there for a few months and I just recently went there to see it). But I can tell you, I loved it!
Many (dutch) people have heard of Iris van Herpen. She’s one of the most genius fashion designers of Holland. She studied Fashion Design at the ARTEZ academy in Arnhem and did her internships at Alexander McQueen and Claudy Jongstra. In 2007 she started her own label and she became successful, won awards, in just a few years.

The combination of craftsmanship and innovation of technique and materials makes her creations so special. You can say she makes futuristic couture. I guess this will also explain the name of the exposition. One of dresses which was really special was the one who’s made with a 3D printer. Iris likes to try new ways of designing, as long as the material is suitable for clothing. It must follow the shape of the body, also during movements.

Sometimes the meaning of an item is too obvious. I like it when you have to think twice about it. Or, when you ask yourself: “Wtf is the purpose?”. Iris van Herpen makes art where you think twice about (well, I read the explanation at the cart besides the piece). Too me, curious pieces makes me remember it and they inspire me.

This shoe is my favourite piece. It was a collaboration between Van Herpen and United Nude. It’s so arty, but still so fashionable. And that’s what defines Iris van Herpen.
The Central Museum of Utrecht has many nice expositions. From time to time fashion designers show their creative collections here. You can find more about the exhibition and other art shows in the Central Museum of Utrecht here.

zondag 9 oktober 2011

House of Harlow 1960

House of Harlow 1960. I love it. And I found (accidentally) a very cute replicate! I'm kind of addicted to cocktailrings, so I also bought a cute Star ring and a Snake one. 

woensdag 5 oktober 2011

Outfit l'Dam

Last week I went to a VIP evening of Designers United. My sister and I went to see the new collection and to meet the woman who founded Designers United. Several pictures were taken, but first I share my outfit with you guys! (My boyfriend hates this outfit, he's a douchebag sometimes). What do you think? Later on I will share some pictures of the DU collection (yaye). 
Oh, it's a bit hard to see but the tote I'm wearing is of SWYF, a colleague and I made the print. 

maandag 3 oktober 2011

H&M Designers Collaboration: Versace

The Russian Vogue is the first magazine which shows the pieces of the collection of Versace for H&M. The're a lot of black, pink and yellow dresses, many flowers and animal print and many beautiful accessories. November the 17th will be the day the collection is available in stores. 
I love the dress of the second image. Also the short jacket besides the dress. Well, I can't wait!

zondag 2 oktober 2011


A few months ago I went to a fashion fair called Modefabriek. My friend Manoe & I saw many new collections and visited some shows. We also went to the Trash & Treasures shop and my friend found this amazing customized jacket of Levi's. I adore her jacket and Manoe also got an amazing style so I wanted to share this fabulous picture with you guys.