Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Ready to fish_ Friday Afternoon CD Release Party

This month at Friday Afternoon we have the long awaited release of our second CD compilation entitled 2_. We will be gathering together at our brandstore to present this beautiful package complete with 10 exclusive tracks and custom designed artwork. We have taken things to a different place this time round and chosen a more diverse blend of music to feature on this output. Over the last year with 2_ we have gathered together a collection of unique tracks we enjoy, love and support. We are truly greatful to all the artists and bands that have contributed to this wonderful project. So we hope you can join us for another cosy Friday Afternoon of music and drinks at Ready to fish_. http://www.facebook.com/readytofish

Friday, May 27, 2011

Filippa Knutsson launches journal "Reflections by Filippa" on filippa-k.com

Filippa Knutsson, founder and Creative Director of Filippa K has decided to start a journal called "Reflections by Filippa" on Filippa-K.com where she will talk about parts of her life, documenting her travels and thoughts on cities she loves, shops she adores and exhibitions that inspire her. She will also be talking about her take on the different aspects of the life she lives, running a successful business and at the same time being a woman and mother of three. Check out the website for the first edition 'The Filippa K philosophy'.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Spice PR votes for Gervaise Coebergh for the 'Porsche Onderneemster van het jaar' Award

We're super proud of Gervaise Coebergh, (strategic partner Spice PR) She was selected the most popular entrepreneur of the year and won the people's choice award. Congrats!!

Iris van Herpen: Guest member Chambre Syndicale de La Haute Couture


The supervisory board of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture elected Dutch designer Iris van Herpen and Giambattista Valli as new guest members to the Haute Couture calendar of July 2011. Currently there are nine guests members at the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture including Maison Rabih Kayrouz, Alex Mabille and Alexandre Vauthier. The designers may call themselves Haute Couturiers if they have been guests members for a period of five years and the supervisory board of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture agrees. Members of the institute are Chanel, Christian Dior and Jean-Paul Gaultier.

Y-Community 5th edition 'Fashion meets Internet'

Y-Community, the real life social media event, is a private network event where leading internet professionals, techies, bloggers, journalists and other online trendsetters meet each other offline. Every edition has inspiring lectures by prominent guest speakers from the digital world. The theme of the fifth edition was 'Fashion meets Internet'. Presentations by James Veenhoff (partner Fronteer Strategy and founder of House of Denim project), Peter Stigter (catwalk and fashion photographer), Suzette van Dam (founder of TheCollector.com) and Thijs Goos (founder of Fashiolista.com). Music by Mnr.Broekjevol & Mvr.Bloesjevol and Claire & Sheila Hill. Location: Mood over Market, Amsterdam. See for more information: facebook.com/ycommunity

New Bulgari face Kirsten Dunst attended the 'Melancholia' premiere @ Cannes Film Festival

Actress Kirsten Dunst attended the 'Melancholia' première during the 64th Annual Cannes Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 18, 2011 in Cannes, France. She completed her outfit with several Bulgari jewels, including a pair of Bulgari Astrale earrings in white gold with diamonds, a Bulgari High Jewelry ring and a vintage Bulgari bracelet in platinum with diamonds and emeralds (Ca.1930).

Replay VIP party @ Cannes Film Festival

Michele Rodriguez
Matteo Sinigaglia & Patrick Kluivert
Jamiroquai & Matteo Sinigaglia

On May 18, the second Replay VIP party was held during the Cannes Film Festival. The party that took place at the Martinez hotel, was again overloaded with celebs. The exclusive live performance by Jamiroquai and DJ Julio Santo Domingo from New York, ensured that international celebs like Milla Jovovich, Elisabetta Canalis, Michele Rodriguez, Mischa Barton and Sean Penn together with the other guests, including Patrick and Rosanna Kluivert, were having a great time! The party was benefited by 'Artist of Peace and Justice;. An organisation -founded in 2009 by Paul Haggis- who supported children in Haiti.

For more pictures please click here.


supperclub goes Ibiza

Restaurant Novum Ibiza, near the small village Santa Gertrudis in the heart of the island, will collaborate with supperclub this summer. A collaboration among the trendsetters of Ibiza and Amsterdam and thereby undoubtedly Ibiza’s newest ‘place to be’. With supperclub’s signature entertainment by performers from Amsterdam, London and Ibiza accompanied by the Balearic Eclectic DJ’s of the island, it’s the perfect spot for outdoor dining this summer. Ideal for enjoying cocktails & bites to close the day or start the very long night.

TheCollector.com opens 'Private Salon'

The Collector.com opened on Wednesday, May 18 "The Private Collector Salon". The Private Salon is a live translation of the luxury online Thecollector.com webstore. After the successful launch of the webstore and the launch of the online magazine The Collector, the Private Salon is the third initiative from the ambitious owner Suzette van Dam.

Spice PR ♥ PARIS

Julie on the bike at the Louvre
At the new Virginie Castaway Store (virginiecastaway.com)
Lunch with Virginie Castaway and Alexandra
Julie at Rose Bakery (tip for organic food, 30 Rue Debelleyme, Paris)

Julie & Davy went to Paris to meet with some new exciting brands for Spice Agency. On the bike....in French.....Paris was inspiring as ever...

Spice PR's Claire @ Commercial Sizz

Together with Annic van Wonderen ( IloveFashionNews.com) Barbara van den Bak ( The Bootcampclub ) and Patricia Tang ( One Day Wedding ) Spice PR's Claire is shining in the news commercial from Sizz, a new mobile phone provider from Vodafone and RTL.

Ready to fish Friday Afternoon May Edition

See you next Friday afternoon in June!

Nike Air Royalty Event

Nike Sportswear presents the girls must-wear of the summer season: Nike Air Royalty. Characteristic and striking is the sculptured look of the high top sneaker. It's special because of the VacTech method. With the Royalty, Nike Sportswear shows again how sport, heritage and style go perfectly together. The slim silhouette emphasize the feminine appeal and shows her fashion feel. That's why this is the most popular sneaker of the Parisian Fashionistas.


Thursday, May 19, 2011

Strawberry Earth Film Festival

One of the many great films that will shown at Strawberry Earth Film Festival is Waste Land.

'Waste Land' official trailer from Strawberry Earth on Vimeo.

WASTE LAND follows philanthropic artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. There he photographs an eclectic band of “catadores”—self-designated pickers of recyclable materials; his goal is to inspire the “catadores” to see themselves in a new way creating a heart-warming tale of self-reinvention, creativity and innovation. Director 
Lucy Walker creates an illuninating, beautiful and moving masterpiece that warms the heart and inspires the soul.

'The Slum Dog Millionaire of documentaries, an inspiring deeply moving crowd pleaser. '
-Huffington Post

Audience Award for Best World Cinema Documentary, Amnesty International Human Rights Film Award, Audience Award for Best Documentary at IDFA plus more.

Thekla Reuten Ambassador Strawberry Earth Green Film Making Competition

Strawberry Earth today announced that the Dutch actress Thekla Reuten is the Official Ambassador of the Strawberry Earth Green Film Making Competition! Thekla has starred in several Hollywood movies as well as television hit series - from playing opposite George Clooney in The Amercian to the US tv series Lost. The goal of the Green Film Making Competition is to take the film industry into the future, by making it greener.

If you're interested in attending the official launch of this big occasion on Friday, 3 June 2011 please email greenfilmmaking@strawberryearth.com .

(Photo Thekla Reuten by Martin Mai)

Monday, May 16, 2011

Pop Up Store | The Livingroom | POTL

The People of the Labyrinths will give you a sneak preview into their Livingroom. During the Arnhem Mode Biennale 2011(May 31 through July 3). The Livingroom is a concept (pop-up) store that reflects the world of The People of the Labyrinths where all products and ideas come together in one place. Apart from the Spring / Summer collection 2011,”The Living Room” will feature interior, perfume and vintage photography from The People of the Labyrinths archive.

POTL “The Livingroom” 31 May – 3 July 2011
Adress: Kerkstraat 3, 6811DL, Arnhem
Open: Mon – Sat from 10.00 to 18.00
Website: www.labyrinths.nl
Email: info@labyrinths.nl

[Official store opening: 30 May 15.00 - 18.30]

Monday, May 9, 2011

Strawberry Earth Film Festival

Strawberry Earth Film Festival 

Share your Strawberry Earth moment!

Strawberry Earth Moments promo video from Strawberry Earth on Vimeo.

Show Strawberry Earth your 'green' moment and maybe your moment will be broadcasted during the Strawberry Earth Film Festival on June 3rd & 4th and you win 500 euros worth of sustainable goodies!

Friday, May 6, 2011

Kadangas & Actress Hanna Verboom bring a bit of South Africa to Amsterdam's Luxury Shopping Street: PC Hooftstraat

The colorful sandal brand Kadangas are made out of recycled car tires and cork. Kadangas produce their fair sandals in Durban, South Africa. They create employment for a group of 120 (and growing) people from the nearby slums. Kadangas provides a step forward for the community by empowering these people by creating jobs for them.
Dutch A-List actress Hanna Verboom went to visit the factory and the surrounding slums of which a beautiful report was shot. Hanna also founded an online platform GET IT DONE together with a bunch of driven and talented friends. GET IT DONE offers a platform for small development aid projects and helps to GET THEM DONE!



Amsterdam brand Zoe Karssen featured on Vogue.com

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