MBFWA Opening Night

MBFWA Opening Night

Amsterdam Fashion week opened with the “Dutch Visionairies” show; Designs by Dutch fashion/retail brands of the past and the present on parade; Mac & Maggie, Puck & Hans, Monique van Heist, Mattijs, Aziz Bekkaoui, Ell=Bell, Spijkers en Spijkers, Humanoid, Laundry Industry, Avelon, Bas Kosters, Gletcher, Marcha Huskes, Oscar & Suleyman en Tony Cohen, all re-styled by Ruud van der Peijl, made do for a, definitely Dutch, festive show at “De Gashouder”! We filmed the finale for yous all……

We also visited the exhibition “Dutch Heritage” at the Transformatorhuis (the smaller show-venue at the Westergasfabriek) Work by Iris van Herpen, Fong Leng, Lola Pagola, Jan Jansen, Max Heymans, Mart Visser, Le Cri Neerlandais, Individuals and Collectie Arnhem were on exhibit.

Unfortunately we missed out on the last show, the one we were most gespännt to see…..We heard good reviews on this “Couture & Crafts” show; try and find those elsewhere on the net. xoxo Mimi

More on MBFWA Jan/2016 HERE on this blog

Read more about the opening night of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Amsterdam HERE on this blog

Mr Polaroid & Ferry van der Nat

Mr Polaroid & Ferry van der Nat. Van der Nat worked for many years as a make-up artist and began to document his surroundings through Polaroid shots. Recently his approach has evolved into a more formal and sustained engagement with this flexible medium, and ‘Mr. Polaroid ’ showcases the exciting middle ground between backstage and the studio. The resulting images are a focused yet suggestive moment in time, pushing the viewer to confront sexuality head-on. Continue reading