Mimi Berlin’s Fashion-Fest nr. 8

Mimi Berlin’s Fashion-Fest nr. 8

Watch Mimi’s latest self-group portrait: Mimi Berlin’s Fashion-Fest number 8. Made by us during the Party Celebration at Sexyland in Amsterdam This time we made a movie: The Party-Celebration: A party hosted by Mimi Berlin, celebrating (almost) 5 years of Mimi Berlin’s Fashion-Fest (self-group portraits by, for and with Mimi Berlin). We had Music, we had Drinks, Snacks, Sauerkraüt, Partyhats, Photographers; we had 2 Group-Photo moments and we had FUN  at Sexyland

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A short clip by and for Mimi Berlin’s Friends and Families, a self-group portrait: posing on the couch. The portrayed are all creative minds from The Netherlands. In daily life they try to make the world a prettier place by creating and sharing (mostly behind the scenes) in the fields of art, music, design, theater, illustration, photography, jewellry, perfume and food, and by just having fun in general. (read more mimiberlinfashionfest.com)
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Moviestill taken from Mimi Berlin’s Fashion-Fest #8: The Party-Celebration.

Thanks You Wendelien Daan!

September Press for Mimi Berlin

September Press for Mimi Berlin

Our collaboration with Photographer Wendelien Daan is printed in two wonderful magazines this month!!!

September is the magazine fashion month of the year; And we, at Mimi Berlin got press!! In Vogue and Woth Magazine.

Circus Legends: Headless Girls

Circus Legends: Headless Girls

Mimi Berlin’s Circus legends came to life! Meet them in the photoseries by Wendelien Daan.

Dutch Photographer Wendelien Daan and Mimi Berlin collaborated on the photo series ‘Headless Girls’. They imagined two women who used to work being a circus act in the 20th century. These “Headless Girls” meet again, after decades, at a park.

Watch the Headless Girls move!

The women are wearing silk scarves designed by Mimi Berlin.

(Models; Beja von Bis and D.Ot, Assistent; Sterre van der Waals. Thanks to The Vintage Snatcher for the Courrèges dress)

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The inspiration source for this collaboration is The History of Circus Legends; a group of surreal circus figurines which are unique readymades made by Mimi Berlin.

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Mimi Berlin’s Circus Legends Making Conversation at the Park

Mimi Berlin’s Circus Legends Making Conversation at the Park

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Conversations #1 ‘at the park’ is directed by Wendelien Daan.
Silk scarves design by us; @Mimi Berlin.
Models; Beja von Bis and D.Ot
Assistent: Sterre van der Waals

Our silk scarf designs are available at the X-Bank in Amsterdam and online at MimiMall.Amsterdam.

Fashion and Photography Horst P. Horst / Mattijs van Bergen

Fashion and Photography Horst P. Horst / Mattijs van Bergen

The exhibitions Horst P. Horst and Mattijs van Bergen’s “Photo to Fashion”, at the Netherlands Photo Museum, are the last exhibitions of the interdisciplinary Black/White program, which lasted 3 years and was about cross-overs between photography and other cultural disciplines.

Horst P. Horst, Photographer of Style, is a retrospective exhibition. produced by the V&A, curated by Susanna Brown. On show are all Horst’s iconic fashion photos, including vintage prints that were never on display. Also on show; Haute-Couture dresses, vintage vogue magazines, sketches and personal notes from Horst. (Sept 26, 2015/10 Jan10, 2016)

The Netherlands Photo Museum and Dutch fashion designer Mattijs van Bergen collaborated on the exhibition “Photo to Fashion“. Van Bergen designed a small collection, he was inspired by 20th century black and white photography from, for example, Dutch photographer Ed van der Elsken (1925-1990). Mattijs van Bergen and the Netherlands Photo Museum then invited 3 Dutch fashion photographers, all female and from 3 different generations; Sacha van Dorssen, Wendelien Daan and Petrovsky & Ramone to interpret this capsule collection, next to B&W they all added color to their work, unlike Mattijs van Bergen; the copper accessories were the only touch of color to be seen: Chique!

Wendelien Daan is also the photographer of Mimi Berlin’s Fashion-Fests, she is family. We think she outdid herself with the “Nymphs” series she made for the “Photo to Fashion” exhibition. The museum liked it as well; Her work “Jamilla” has been blown up larger than life, printed on plastic and can be seen outside as wall, next to 2 images by Horst…..BAM

See some Party-Snaps, made at the opening of these exhibitions HERE

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Dead Squirrel

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MIMI BERLIN PORTFOLIO: INTERIOR

An interior styling production gone wrong. Because we’ve never seen a dead squirrel for real, our fascination took overhand……
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Central Park,  New-York 2012. Dead squirrel with dishcloth by Marimekko (from Crate & Barrel). Styling by a-MB-iance, photography by Wendelien Daan. We are aware of the fact that we unintentionally could have upset you showing this image, so click here for a living squirrel.