So I’ve been back to wearing sweaters and gloves for a week now. This means that city life started again while I still have withdrawal symptoms from the Caribbean sunshine and ever-present island breeze.
Schueller de Waal’s show really surprised me: there were a few pieces in there that I need in my life! I previously did not know this young (2014!) design duo. They inspired me with their bold and creative collection.
On my second day of fashion week I rolled out of bed late because, well…. I had gone to bed the night before just as the sun rose and was melting away the little amount of snow that Amsterdam was blessed with. My boyfriend’s place is minutes away from the twice annual fashion pilgrimage of the Netherlands.
As the first Amsterdam fashion week of 2015 approached, my goal was to visit as many shows as my schedule would allow. I’ve been to fashion week before and even walked a few runway shows. I was excited to get introduced to new young designers through Vodafone’s First Fashionlab and was curious to see the latest collections of Aziz Bekkaoui, Bas Kosters and Dorhout Mees. First and foremost I was curious to find out which designers dare to (re)define…