M.E.N. SS18 – MBFWA

As we await the start of the show, we are surprised by a group of muscular rugbyplayers who approach the catwalk and proceed to roll out a green grass walking path. We are guessing the collection will be sports inspired? The sports reference, as well as the name of the label suggests it will be a collection of menswear, none the less M.E.N. actually stands for the names of the design team behind the label: Maartje Janse, Elysanne Schuurman and Nikki Duijst. Show Me More…

Dennis Diem “Les Antoinettes” SS18 – MBFWA

Since his SS2017 collection titled “Sweet Rebel”, which was our introduction to the astounding vision and craftsmanship of Dennis Diem, we have been completely enthralled with his aesthetic and tenor. Browsing through his previous full collections and overall body of work is like a parade of ultimate glamour dresses, and one would think he couldn’t possibly create a dress even more spectacular than the last one. It’s safe to say that the level of anticipation for his SS2018 show “Les Antoinettes” was soaring as the gashouder room started to fill up. Show Me More…

Stavreva Kreator “BOSSTVRVA Teil ll” SS18 – MBFWA

As many journalists and bloggers know, it can be super exhausting to visit ALL the shows during fashion week and many people ask us why we don’t just make a small selection, attending only the biggest few names as most bloggers do. However, our deep rooted passion for fashion and ardent curiosity for the designers’ vision makes us want to see it all, and upon discovering new talent this often leads to very pleasant surprises. Show Me More…

Ajbilou | Rosdorff
“Overview – previous – NEXT”
SS18 – MBFWA

Unfortunately, being a fashion lover also potentially means you support an industry which is one of the the greatest threats to the environment. It is proven that shopping sprees offer great psychological benefits, supported by studies that confirm our natural yearning to renew and upgrade our possessions. The fast- fashion industry has facilitated this need by developing the cheapest and fastest ways to produce clothing and while consumerism gets the best of us, most are unaware of the effect this has on our environment. Luckily, an increasing amount of designers are addressing this issue and are finding creative ways to make a positive contribution to the fashion industry. Driven by the urge to inspire awareness, young designer duo Yasmina Ajbilou and Lynn-Kate Rosdorff joined forces for their second collection at MBFWA titled: “Overview – previous – NEXT” Show Me More…

Lust For Life

With the ball of fire in the sky blazing a bright amber, the vibrant emerald green ivy is bathed in a brilliant summer. These lazy hazy days spark our inner lust for life, calling for a seasonal style tweaked to exude an authentic vintage look through a retro vignette. Show Me More…

Sharpness

As capricious as Dutch summers are, early June days often alternate between sweltering hot or enduring cold rain showers, causing for much disorientation. Our solution? Show Me More…

Geometry

Many a style rookie would shy away from looking like a disco ball and perhaps opt for some stray drizzles of glitter in their accessories. Going full metallic glitzy glam requires commitment Show Me More…

Turn On The Lights

As a color without hue, white is achromatic. Reflecting all the colors of the visible light spectrum to the eyes, an all-white interior or all-white look can make quite an impression. Show Me More…

The Expo

Throughout the first year of intensemble, our vision and aesthetic has been continuously developing as we slowly worked towards concrete goals and most importantly; having a lot of fun while doing this together! Coming full circle with the artistic and creative direction we have been pursuing, the cherry on top of our 1 year blogging anniversary would definitely have to be our very own exhibition at VondelCS.

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Wildfire

The raw attitude of black leather has an undying appeal, capturing a rather rough and strong character while also the epitome of luxury and refinement. Feeling disinclined to wear a suit or fancy dress to a glamorous event? Show Me More…