Assembly-Line 01 Revival of a Classic Shoe

Revival of a Classic

Assembly-Line is a collaboration project that generates small, locally manufactured products. ASSEMBLY-LINE / 01 is the first product from this series: a re-make of a classic wooden slipper from the sixties. Made with EU locally sourced materials and assembled in the Netherlands. In a nutshell: Limited editions, timeless designs, slow design, European product.

About ASSEMBLY-LINE / 01

The first project of Assembly-Line is a revival of a classic: a wooden soled sandal from the sixties. Once extremely popular but now somewhat invisible in the wider shoe landscape, this sandal was waiting for an update and a repositioning in the here and now. The new sandal is produced locally in limited editions, and in collaboration with small workshops, using EU sourced materials. The packaging is low-impact, and the leather straps are re-placeable. The slippers can be ordered at assembly-line.nl. Continue reading

Once Upon a Time in Harper’s Bazaar

Once Upon a Time

The Cinderella Shoe Editorial in Harper’s Bazaar NL, the October issue, 2018. Photographed and styled by us at Mimi Berlin. Once Upon a Time or ‘Er Was Eens’ as we say in Dutch.

Click to view Harper’s Bazaar NL online

More on this HERE on Mimi Berlin Blog

On the last Page of Harper’s Bazaar NL Magazine

Announcement

Stay put for next month’s issue of Harper’s Bazaar NL. Us, at Mimi Berlin, created a Fashion Cinderella Shoe extravaganza!

(Harper’s Bazaar NL, September 2018)

Be sure to pick up the Octoberissue of the Dutch magazine…or click here to view our story.

Take Off Your Shoes

Take off Your Shoes

Image editing by Mimi Berlin. Do take off your shoes and leave them in the hallway after a walk with the dog, after you did your walk backwards or when you’re done walking a fine line. Indulge in some luxurious barefoot-time at home, why don’t you?!

(Image editing by Mimi Berlin, graphics by Appdikted, text by Eli Schäfer.)

Moonwalker
Rug Full Moon by Vanessa Barragao made by hand in wool, cotton and botical silk ø 250x250cm. (image via Vanessa Barragao) Triple S Sneaker by Balenciaga, Multimaterial oversize trainers with complex sole (image via Balenciaga)
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Balenciaga’s Spring-Summer Collection for 2018

Balenciaga’s Spring-Summer Collection for 2018

About a month ago it was fashion-week in some parts of the world. Fresh women’s wear collections for Spring/Summer 2018 were presented once again. Balenciaga showed in Paris. Below the most demure looks of the pret-a-porter show. One of our favorites because these outfits really seem to be an instant a holiday-trip to us!
Greetings from Amsterdam,
xoxo Mimi

See the complete coverage of this show on (images via/read more) vogue.com

Worth mentionable is the fact that Balenciaga asked the Crocs brand if they could produce a platform shoe. They could. Result: the ‘Foam’ shoes, lightweight-odor-free-water-resistant-fully-molded-platform-Crocs in Croslite™ material.

(images of foam shoes via footwearnews.com)

According to Highsnobiety blog the Balenciaga Triple S sneaker was the most spotted sneaker on the feet of the audience. (See that street-style sneaker report here at highsnobiety.com it’s fun!) We wonder if the Foam platforms will be equally popular, what do you think?

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Hans Peter Feldmann Shoes High Heels

Hans Peter Feldmann Shoes High Heels

“Hans-Peter Feldmann (born 1941 in Düsseldorf) is a German visual artist. Feldmann’s approach to art-making is one of collecting, ordering and re-presenting.” In this case Mr Feldmann has been lining up colorful high heeld shoes (Pumps). Nice! N’est pas?

(images via http://www.303gallery.com/artists/hans-peter-feldmann/selected-works?view=thumbnails / http://www.stiletto.fr/edito/hans-peter-feldmann-accumulations-sensibles / https://dailyartfair.com/exhibition/4569/hans-peter-feldmann-mehdi-chouakri)