fashion

Bernard Wilhelm in Groninger Museum

The great Belgian designer Bernhard Wilhelm, known for his totally unconventional work, is going to have an exhibition in the Groninger Museum. I have seen the exhibition of his work before in Momu Antwerp, and it is definitely worth it. If you have some...
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Foto Locchi Firenze

In Florence I bumped into Foto Locchi. Drawn in by the large (and cheap!!) vintage sunglasses collection I wandered into one of the coolest optic stores I’ve ever been. Founded in 1924 this store is must for every sunglasses lover out there. Not...
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One for the ladies: Citisoles

Pretty unexpected if you ask me, but I am becoming a womens shoe expert slowly! 🙂 After my earlier post on the vending machines by Afterheels and Rollasole, I was contacted by Citisoles that they have taken out the limiting factor in the vending machine...
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Cardboard bedsheets

Ever wanted to feel what its like to sleep under cardboard boxes? Dutch bedding designers Erik van Loo and Peggy van Neer have made this possible to experience this without any loss of comfort, as they recently came up with their line of Le Clochard sheets...
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Hermes 2.0

This is the sort of stuff I like to read about. Finally a ‘traditional’ fashion company is moving towards crowdsourcing. As far as I know this is a first for the stuck in the 20th century fashion behemoths. In a collaboration with Designboom,...
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Vans: Stories of Sole

In 1966, Paul Van Doren opened his small shop in Anahem, California. Here he sold simple rubber and canvas shoes. On his first day he sold a dozen, which then were made to order since there was no back stock yet. Within a few years, skateboarders the...
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One for the ladies: After Party Shoes

As a guy I can totally respect a pair of good high heels on a girl. However, every guy who has ever taken out a girl on high heels also knows the moaning, growning and complaining about their feet hurting after a couple of hours of partying. But no longer!...
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