Gerrit Rietveld Academie Fashion Show 2018

Fashion Show 2018

The fashion design students at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam got to show their talent during the ‘Fashion Show 2018’ featuring the collections of this year’s fashion graduates, 12 of them, and a selection of work by the first- and second-year fashion students.The show was held at the NSDM terrein in Amsterdam-Noord. We, Mimi Berlin Bloggerteam, (in particular Herr Kaldenbach) took (backstage) photo’s for y’all who could’t be there.

June 6, 2018. (hope all the names are placed at the correct collections….if not please let me know! xoxo MIMI

click here to see a few pi-pa-partysnaps

Flowers Galore at Artdealer P de Boer in Amsterdam

Flowers Galore

Artdealer P. de Boer from Amsterdam presents contemporary artists side by side with old masters. What are the similarities? What are the differences? The answer to those questions can be seen at the exhibition ‘Bloemlevens’ (flower lifes). Contemporary Dutch art and photography in dialogue with floral paintings of Dutch and Flemish old masters. Mimi Berlin Bloggerteam went to the vernissage of this exhibition and took some pictures for you; who could’t be there.

Contemporary Artists

Participating contemporary artists are: Desirée Hammen, Danielle Kwaaitaal, Elspeth Diederix, Erik Zwaga, Jennifer Tee, Merijn Bolink, Patricia de Ruijter, Tanja Deurloo and Wendelien Daan. Artists with a lot of talent who can connect to the 17th and 18th century Dutch and Flemish painting and also focus on the future.
From May 25 to June 10, Kunsthandel P. de Boer, Herengracht 512, Amsterdam.

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Extra Bonus: the artdealer is situated in monumental canal house with a lovely garden view.

Bijenkorf Amsterdam Personal Shopping

Bijenkorf

The Bijenkorf (Beehive in Dutch) is the oldest and most high-end luxury department store in The Netherlands. One year ago they added a premium service: shopping with personal assistance. It was long overdue and about time for Mimi Berlin Blogger Team to finally shop with one of the personal shoppers at The Bijenkorf in Amsterdam.

Suits

We must say we had a lovely experience. First, our personal shopper, Ms Kranenborg, took us onto the “floor” in search of a suit for the male party of our Blogger Team. After a while the choice was narrowed down to 3 suits, which were brought to the special, very large and comfortable, dressingroom or so-called lounge (decorated entirely in pink and brown tones) on the second floor. During fittings the female part of our team got to sit down on the couch and eat cookies. After we decided upon the purchase there was champagne ànd an experienced team of tailors! Continue reading

Mimi Berlin’s Partysnaps Opening KunstRai Amsterdam

Mimi Berlin’s Partysnaps Opening KunstRai Amsterdam

It’s that time of the year again: Amsterdam’s KunstRai, the annual artfair, is open. Mimi Berlin Blogger Team visited the opening and took some partysnaps for you, ’cause we know you like that! We didn’t take many because we actually partied and mingled; but we took some see them on facebook!

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Children’s Bicycles in Amsterdam

Children’s Bicycles in Amsterdam

In Amsterdam, just like in any other city, bicycles aren’t pretty. Bikes are used every day and they need to be kept outside because nobody has a shed, and only a few get to live on a ground floor. Children’s Bicycles are also kept outside, mostly locked with a thick, fat chain so they won’t get stolen.

Photo Essay

Appdikted @mimiberlin has been keeping his eye out for these colorful mini bikettes. <click that link to see more images taken earlier

See more city images Appdikted HERE on Mimi’s blog

 

Mono Japan in Amsterdam

Mono Japan in Amsterdam

MONO JAPAN is a celebration of contemporary Japanese craft and design. It is an event and a platform devoted to sophisticated beauty grounded in tradition. Okay! We, Mimi Berlin Blogger Team, went to this Japanese event for the first time ever.

Sugicodama

We were stunned by so much traditional arts & crafts in one building. You must know; we have a complete different image of Japan in our minds: the colorful and tech-forward Japan. But we did spent a long time stroking the ‘Sugicodama’ cedarwood sculptures by Shimpei Arima; they were amazingly soft to the touch!

Mono Japan can be visited through February 19, 2018 at the Lloyd hotel & cultural embassy, Oostelijke Handelskade 34 in Amsterdam.