Posts Tagged ‘fashion designer’

The chicks on speed were wearing them, and boy were they wearing them. The guitar shoes, or also called E-shoe. Totally playable shoes and they also look fabulous!

Shoe designer Max Kibardin made these shoes with Hangar (an organisation for artists and fashion designers) .

One small dissapointment: they are not for sale.


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This week was filled with museum visites. I also visited the Centraal Museum in Utrecht where the exhibition ‘Stof tot nadenken’ by Alexander van Slobbe was.

A complete exhibition about the Dutch designer Alexander van Slobbe and his label Orson + Bodil. You will see the vision of the designer, his minimalistic yet advanced designs and there is even room to make your own Alexander van Slobbe dress.

The exhibition starts with the fabrics that Alexander uses and the way he adapts the fabrics he uses. Halfway the exhibition, the room is filled with hanging mannequins wearing the minimalistic designs. On the floor you can see the patterns that are used for these designs.

The exhibition closes with an area where you can get behind the sewing-machine and make your own Alexander van Slobbe dress. The only thing you have to do is bring your own fabrics.

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Extra update today: Dutch fashiondesigner Edgar Vos has passed away yesterday (wednesday 13th january 2010). He was 78 years old and died of cardiac arrest during his vacation in America. He will be missed.

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