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Monthly Archives: March 2014
Ha! Beards 2014. The beards have finally reached the theater. Tonight is the night for a totally new show at stand-up comedy club Boom Chicago here in Amsterdam. It is called ‘What’s up with those beards’ and it was heralded in the … Continue reading
On Instagram The Fabric Of Home is zooming in on the fabrics of fashion, as shown in the leading magazines. In Vogue Paris this month among other fantastic images, a shoot by Mario Testino. Shot again, this time from the … Continue reading
watch the video Rome wasn’t built in a day by Morcheeba on youtube here Project | Destination Happiness Arrival | 1 year 1 month and 4 days, from now. Inspiration | The ‘Bocht van de Herengracht’ painted by Gerrit Adriaensz … Continue reading
The other day I noticed a proper painter-with-easel out on the grass of the roundabout around the corner, standing amidst a groups of bright yellow narcissus, catching the late afternoon sun from the west. When I came back with my … Continue reading
i-D magazine is showing a video on their website of Dries van Noten, where he explains about his inspirations, subject of his show in the Musée des Arts Décortifs in Paris. The fashion designer who came to be as part of … Continue reading
One of my favorite routes for a jog or a stroll in the neighborhood is the Dijksgracht, a canal close to Central Station, running parallel to the river IJ, just below its south bank. It is a secluded and tucked … Continue reading
Last week we had a promising preview of Spring and I have been out running several mornings. To empty my head and charge the battery and while busy thinking nothing, I noticed these frames. Neighborhood poetry. I walk from the … Continue reading
I couldn’t help noticing the color match between the little pot of flowers in the bathroom and the fantastic fabric Marni used for these garments! A close-up on the fabric shows the loosely meandering threads, growing and grasping like shoots … Continue reading
Here’s a selection from the mailbox, form blogs and shops. The bracelets are by Justbeleivebybelinda on Etsy, the real people in their fabulous March outfits are shot by Scott Schuman aka The Sartorialist, the wonderful dreamy photographs of the Saigon … Continue reading