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

Mamie Eisenhower wore Pink

Mamie Eisenhower wore Pink

The US presidential inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1953 when Eisenhower’s wife Mamie Eisenhower wore a pink dress as her inaugural gown is thought to have been a key turning point to the association of pink as a color associated with girls. Mamie’s strong liking of pink led to the public association with pink being a color that “ladylike women wear.” The 1957 American musical Funny Face also played a role in cementing the color’s association with women.Mamie Eisenhower wore Pink

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mamie Eisenhower in her pink inaugural gown, painted in 1953 by Thomas Stevens. (img via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pink) Continue reading

Panties for your Period

Panties for your Period

At Monki they have these fun undies for sale. Pink panties with the word Period printed on them. This underwear, including a menstrual cup, is the result of a collaboration between Monki, Lunette and The Cup. What is a menstrual cup? Well

The cup will be available in pink at selected Monki stores and online from mid-July.

“Lunette is a Finnish company, run by women that developed menstrual cups that are a user-friendly, safe, reusable and ecological alternative to regular tampons and sanitary napkins.” The menstrual cup is bell-shaped, reusable, cup made of rubber wich you insert in your vagina. The Cup catches the blood. The Lunette site says you can wear it up to 12 hours a day. Continue reading

On the cover of WOTH Wonderful Things Magazine nr. 4

On the cover of WOTH Wonderful Things Magazine nr. 4

The newest issue of WOTH Wonderful Things Magazine is now in stores. The cover was made by us at Mimi Berlin together with Mary Hessing, of WOTH Magazine, and photographer JW Kaldenbach! It’s Mimi’s first cover ever!On the cover of WOTH Wonderful Things Magazine nr. 4

Styled with a monumental pants made of wool by Collectie Arnhem 2017, pink plastic crates (from a secret place) The Standard chair (Vitra). Presentation ring by Bob Van Dijk. Well Watering Can by Menu and the Gloriosa flowers by Linda Nieuwstad. Of course there are much more images like this inside to enjoy!!!

 

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Working Title: Toys For Girls by Mimi Berlin

Working Title Toys For Girls by Mimi Berlin

Sketches for new work. Statuettes which you can actually play with! Made with found and collectable objects of plastic, glass, rubber and brass,

See more unique (on of a kind) objects by Mimi Berlin HERE at the mimimall.me