Airplane Mode

They say travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer, and who would object? Discovering, feeling, experiencing and tasting new adventures not only warms your soul, but  sparks your creative energy too. Nevermind the slight discomfort of airport customs or economy class flights Show Me More…

Beggin For Thread

Prominent in many alternative subcultures and clothing styles, studs and spikes have been bringing a rebellious edge to fashion as far back as the Middle Age. All though, have gone through quite the transformation since the Samurai, Celts and Romans attached them to their armors. Used to make a bold statement by punks in the 70’s and metal heads in the 80’s, the leather clad studs and spikes look has lost some of its edge since the new millennium. Show Me More…

Monde Futuriste

Nothing beats breathing-in the cool spring air while walking around the spacious urban areas of Ijburg, close to Amsterdam city. As they say; April showers bring May flowers, so with how unpredictable the weather can be now we carry our coats with us while admiring the minimalistic buildings, modern structures and floating homes of this artificial island’s residential zones. Show Me More…

Cold War

Once morning has broken on the first day of spring, the sparse sun rays make us feel quite eager to abandon our jackets. However, sweater weather will not perish just yet and the concrete paved streets still harbor a cold war of generously blowing winds. Utility wear is all the rave now Show Me More…

Charcoal Baby

There is something about dystopian urban landscapes, which can make one feel quite uncomfortable yet so inspired and galvanized at the same time. The early spring sun rays make the industrial shipyard of the NDSM neighborhood in North Amsterdam look a lot more welcoming, all though quite deceiving due to the cold wind blowing through the air. Show Me More…

Stranger / Lover

Admittedly never really looking forward to the cold winters in Amsterdam, one could still never disregard the cozy charm of the streets around the Central Canal district with the early morning mist lingering over the waters. It’s here where the three major canals divide the burrow into nine little picturesque shopping streets known as “De Negen Straatjes”, full of unique boutiques, vintage shops and cute food hotspots. Show Me More…

Be-Bop-A-Lula

Living in the Marais district of Paris means you are surrounded by charming bistro’s, cozy epicerie’s and chique establishments. Yet sometimes you just feel like having a good old burger at an American retro diner. The nostalgic and accessible atmosphere of these typical 50’s style diners can make you feel like you are trapped inside an episode of “Happy Days” or the movie “Greece”. Show Me More…

The Way I Felt Today

Sometimes you can stand out by keeping it simple, especially when the shapes of seemingly basic garments are revealed to have more dimensions at second sight. Modern pieces that hold the most pizazz owe it all to the references they make to traditional tailoring and classic silhouettes, which is why suspenders will always make a cool fashion statement and keep making come-back after come-back through the years. Show Me More…

Tropical Chancer

Every (wo)man should have a perfectly fitted, classic suit in their wardrobe, for those moments that you wish to demonstrate a standard of timeless sophistication and refined taste. To achieve that uncompromising sharp look, the suit must fit like a glove, so getting the size perfect is quintessential. Show Me More…

Heartbeats

In stark contrast to the boisterous effect of countless neon signs proclaiming their message in the streets, the magical way neon lights bounce off white in a round room with fluid edges can be quite tranquilizing. Accompanied by a soft whirring sound, this sinuously shaped neon light installation casts an interchanging spell of vivid colors over this space of quasi-science fiction, designed by the famous architect Zaha Hadid. Show Me More…