Das Leben am Haverkamp

Das Leben am Haverkamp

On the last day of the Amsterdam Fashion Week a time slot was reserved for upcoming Dutch fashion talent. The so called Future Generation program presented 7 designers. A pleasant surprise at the exhibition space for us was GEFELICIFASHION, a celebration of conventions by Das Leben am Haverkamp, a collective of 4 fashion designers (Anouk van Klaveren, Christa van der Meer, Dewi Bekker and Gino Anthonisse) based in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Next to their collective work as Das Leben am Haverkamp, the four members of this group all have their own label as well. Since DLaH is also about collaboration we’d like to mention some Dutch photographers they chose to work with; Henri Verhoef, Imke Ligthart, Rik Versteeg and Lisandro Suriel, we feel their input reinforces the (fashion) vision of DLaH, good choice! We also love the fact that DLaH has a broader vision on fashion, reaching beyond clothes. It’s nice that they don’t over-stuff garments with ideas and visions; they have installations, performances and other means to do that. On the personal side; we, at Mimi Berlin, just like the aesthetics Das Leben am Haverkamp bring on.
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Award Fashion Show Lichting 2015

Award Fashion Show Lichting 2015

Lichting 2015 Supported by V&D:
1 fashion show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Amsterdam
14 BA fashion graduates
1 Winner of €10.000,-
Which is Nikki Duijst, graduated at the KABK (Royal Academy of Arts), The Hague.

More Lichting shows on this blllllog HeRe

Mimi Berlin’s PARTYSNAPS at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Amsterdam

Fresh Party Snaps: MOAM 2015 Fashion Show at the RijksMuseum

Fresh Party Snaps: MOAM 2015 Fashion Show at the RijksMuseum

Yes! Mimi Berlin took the camera with, just for you, who couldn’t be there.Fresh Party Snaps: Fashionable Drinks at the RijksMuseumMOAM 2015 fashion show at The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Frontrow: Frans Ankoné, Dutch fashion stylist Deluxe: Fashion coach/creative director for the MOAM collective with friend. Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, fashion photographers, with son.

See the complete reportage HERE

Maison the Faux at Amsterdam Fashion Week

Maison the Faux at Amsterdam Fashion Week. Maison the Faux is a fairly new label which showed for the second time at Amsterdam Fashion Week, they presented their newest collection “Make a U-turn if possible” for Spring 2015 at the Transformatorhuis, the smallest catwalk at Amsterdam Fashion Week. It’s hard to describe this show, we won’t even try. Luckily we made a short movie so you can see and hear for yourself. Important part of this show were the musical performers; Steal Me, three ladies with great voices and the same amount of hysterical power as the collection and the setting of the show at the Transformatorhuis.

Designers Joris Suk and Hans Hutting presented a romantic collection with a nineties-hippie-rave vibe to it (to put it in a nutshell). Lingerie-inspired shapes and fabrics with romantic touches, such as for example chrochet and ostrich leather (in violet) passed us by. Combined with more down-to-earth prints (made with fashion illustrations) and sturdy jeans which were soft, over-sized, bell bottomed, bleached, torn and ripped to complete the total look. (We saw these jeans at their first show last season; maybe they are a Maison the Faux “Basic”?), With all garments being detailed to the bone there was a lot to see! Maison the Faux has many ideas and we love the fact that they want to share them with us in just one show (styled by Ruud van der Peijl). But, more importantly, they managed well to mould all these ideas into one collection. In our opinion they showed the full package, including ravishing jewelry and bags.

See more catwalk photo’s by Peter Stigter HERE / See more backstage photo’s by JW Kaldenbach HERE / See some Party-Snaps at Amsterdam fashion Week by Mimi berlin HERE

Bastian Visch wins Lichting 2014

Bastian Visch wins Lichting 2014Bastian Visch wins Lichting 2014 supported by V&D. Visch graduated from the Royal Academy of Arts the Hague this year. Bastian Visch received the V&D Talent Award, he gets the chance to design a capsule collection for the Dutch Department Store V&D. He will be getting professional advice and guidance for the development and production. In the spring of 2015, the collection will be sold in a selected number of V&D stores. Wir sind gespannt, we liked his trompe l’oeil printed garments very much, and are curious how they will look after going through an actual (mass) production process.

Mimi Berlin Blogger Team also took some PARTY SNAPS for yous >>>See them here<<<

Ruud van der Peijl at Yab-Yum

Ruud van der Peijl at Yab-YumMr van der Peijl in front of his Fetish Alphabet at Yab YumRuud van der Peijl at Yab-Yumm i m i b e r l i n spelled with the Fetish Alphabet by Ruud van der Peijl

Ruud van der Peijl at Yab-Yum Ruud van der Peijl is a Dutch (fashion related) stylist/photographer/DJ/TV Celeb and what not. He presented his Fetish Alphabet yesterday during Amsterdam Fashionweek/Downtown at the Fashion Affair held at Yab Yum. This event was created for designers to sell and showcase their products. Mr van der Peijl was one of them, for the first time he sold prints of his Fetish Alphabet, which he created in 2013 and presented earlier at MoBA, an opportunity not to be missed! Continue reading