Thursday, July 28, 2011

Bas Kosters introduces interactive web shop on Facebook Fan Page

Bas Kosters continues to innovate in the Dutch fashion industry. The digital world of social media plays an important role and has become an crucial tool for the designer, so he reaches his target directly. Bas Kosters is one of the first Dutch designers with their own Facebook webshop in addition to its regular webshop. The Bas Kosters Facebook Fan Page creates a connection between fashion, paintings, artwork, dolls, music and performances.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

International top model Lonneke Engel wearing Twin Couture


International top model Lonneke Engel represented Spice brand, Twin Couture, by wearing a great white denim dress from their SS12 collection while hosting the Green Fashion Competition at Amsterdam Fashion Week.
The finishing touch was a great pair of OAT shoes from their Virgin collection.
A perfect outfit to host the Green Fashion Competition in.

Style.com blogged about it in an article called; 'At Amsterdam Fashion Week, One More Reason To Go Green'
Read it here.


Thursday, July 14, 2011

Exit, a short Film by Mick de Lint


Exit from Mick de Lint on Vimeo.
 
A good friend of Spice PR, Mick de Lint shot this beautiful short film called Exit. Exit features some great pieces of Spice brands; Avelon and Jan Taminiau as well. The art direction was done by Chester Griët. Styling by another friend of us, Equiline van Dooren.

Find more of Mick's work here. www.mickdelint.com

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Ilja Couture | AW11/12 Pluche

On Monday July 11, Ilja Visser presented the couture collection "PLUSH". A collection inspired by the world of politicians and formalities. The interpretation of the daily routine of sitting and debating politicians are central and result in a collection with an ironic wink to the serious world.

Desolation Ready to fish_ SS12

On Monday July 11, Ready to fish_ presented the new SS12 collection in the showroom at the Prinsengracht in Amsterdam. For this collection the movie Paris, Texas was the inspiration. In particular, the mix of masculine rawness and strong femininity define the basis for the collection.

Lady Gaga x Iris van Herpen

During her tour in Australia, the popular Lady Gaga wore for the second time a design by Iris van Herpen. Gaga wore a beige leather dress from the new collection; Capriole and combined the dress with shoes from van Herpen, in collaboration with United Nude. Gaga added a veil to it herself.

Monday, July 11, 2011

10 millionth Glamour

Largest Fashion Monthly of the Netherlands celebrates and distributes....
Less than six years ago, in September 2005, the first Dutch Glamour was a fact, and now the 10 millionth issue is going to be sold. Since the first issue, Glamour rapidly became the largest fashion magazine in the Netherlands, with a paid circulation of 148,294.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Evian Live Young Auction @ Supperclub

Iris van Herpen @ Couture Week Paris

On Monday July 4th, Iris van Herpen showed during the official couture week in Paris. The debut of Iris van Herpen during the haute couture week in Paris has made ​​a great impression on the international fashion press.

Washington Post: "No other designer on day one of the three-day-long couture calendar came anywhere near to pushing the envelope as far as Herpen. With her fall-winter 2011-12 collection, the Dutch designer plumbed the depths of darkness, spinning it Rumpelstiltskin-style into the stuff of a rare and delicate beauty."

Vogue.de: "Vor allem der Neuzugang von Iris van Herpen ist besonders erfreulich: Die 28-jährige Holländerin steht für eine neue Richtung der Haute Couture, die Handwerkskunst mit digitaler, futuristischer Technologie verknüpft. Sie ist bekannt für ihre kunstvollen, avantgardistischen Kreationen und den Mix aus traditionellen Techniken mit innovativen Technologien."

Jornal do Brasil: "Estilista holandesa leva o futuro à passarela parisiense."

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Evian Live Young Photography Auction | July 6th @ Supperclub

Reflecting on Evian's philosophy, we've asked 10 Dutch renowned photographers to give their vision of Live Young. 10 amazing pictures of among others Paul Ruigrok, Paul Berends and Patricia Steur will be auctioned on Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at the Supperclub, Amsterdam.

Click here for more information and see below the pictures for the auction

JANTAMINIAU | Nature Extends | An honor to women | PARIS


Monday the 4th of July, Jan Taminiau showed his Nature Extends Couture collection in Paris at BETC to the international press. The inspiration comes from observing the exceptional and thinking about all the current possibilities to alter bodies. Working on verticality, Jan Taminiau emphasizes vulnerability, by an extension of nature, with a different vision of the real world.

“With her timber legs, she moves slowly through the wood. She is innerly strong, walking with her head up, proud of herself. Her skin is peeled, ruptured, scrubbed and full with scratches. Her gown is torn apart by the bushes of the wood. But every nail on her skin is set one by one. She survives and shows her inner self with grace.”

Friday Afternoon - July Edition + SAMPLE SALE @ Ready to fish_

Pictures by Daniel Duivestein (Mr. Photographer)

Basement Boutique Supertrash Party July 15th

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