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Giorgio Armani

giorgio armani

Born July 11 (The Day of the Unsolicited Opinion) Born on July 11th in Piacenza, Italy, Giorgio Armani became one of the most famous and fortunate fashion designers in no more than 25 years and is still expanding his imperium worldwide with stores around the entire globe topping annual turnover of $1.6 billion and a personal [...]

Raf Simons

raf simons

One of the indisputable individual kings of menswear. How can anyone actually get a clear picture of Raf Simons, designer and artistic head of the brand Jil Sander for the last 6 years and also the head of his own label: Raf by Raf Simons? ”Not me but the collection has to be in the [...]

Antoine Peters

antoine peters

About ANTOINE PETERS A designer – and self-proclaimed soccer fanatic – with an extensive fashion education and impressive credentials, Antoine Peters graduated cum laude from the Art Academy in Arnhem, completed a master’s at the Fashion Institute Arnhem, and worked for the Dutch fashion house Viktor&Rolf. He is well known for his A SWEATER FOR [...]

Noorderlicht photofestival 2011

Noorderlicht photofestival 2011

Summer exhibition Fashion – Story of a Lifetime Groningen – The Netherlands 16 July – 28 August 2011 Opening 15 July 17:00 This exhibition from the Empty Quarter Gallery in Dubai gives a unique overview of haute couture in the twentieth century, with iconic work by influential fashion photographers. In Fashion – Story of a [...]

The Green Fashion Competition

Elsien Gringhuis winning the 2011 competition at AIFW

Amsterdam International Fashion Week (AIFW) is organizing its second season of The Green Fashion Competition (TGFC) in cooperation with the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation (EL&I). The Green Fashion Competition is a contest which encourages participants to create ‘green’ and ‘catwalk-worthy’ fashion. Participants will design three outfits and write a business plan [...]

Backstage OGER’s quality menswear

Oger: catwalk shoot for new collection

Oger is synonymous with top level menswear dressed for success from the Netherlands with a latin twist. Sander Lusink, son of founder Oger Lusink who left the company in the hands of his two sons to lead the way for a new generation, speaks with me on Oger’s new collections. We are in a 40×30 [...]


chritsophe coppens

All out of the hat of Christophe Coppens Christophe Coppens is a Belgian designer who first boggled my mind around ten years ago. At that time I used to live in Antwerp where I witnessed a ‘fashionshow’ of Coppens’ hats worn by models like in an ordinary catwalk show but far more more extravagant in [...]

Mind over Matter


MADE-BY The NGO ‘Made- By’ collaborates with brands and designers in providing solutions in creating a sustainable supply chain. Widening their interests on a global market is a key element in Made-By’s and its partner Solidaridad’s strategy. 30 brands have adopted their strategy so far. Their hands-on approach towards changes within the demand and supply [...]

Mad Hatter : Accent-trick or Eccentric?

stephen jones

Stephen Jones The Fashion Museum  MOMU in Antwerp dazzles us once more with an unexpectedly interesting solo-exhibition. This time the Brittish hatmaker Stephen Jones is ”in vogue”. Not just magazine covers like Vogue, I-D and The Face  have been embellished with photos of models wearing his creations. We have all frequently seen his hats over [...]

ONTFRONT menswear


A shift from night to day in menswear Meeting up with Liza Koifman and Tomas Overtoom , the key figures of ONTFRONT based in Amterdam, has never been difficult. Apart from designing their menswear they also used to celebrate the arts in a wider context in nightlife before starting their fashion label half a decade [...]

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