Tagged couture

BLACK LEATHER

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Black is for sure something that you will see a lot in my warderobe (and also red, pink & white). There’s just something about it. I can never get enough of wearing black. Finding black items with different fabrics and textures is always fun. Here I’m wearing a black leather top from Marianne van der Wilt. I matched it with a Read more

New illustration: UPR & Vogue

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March has been good to me. I’ve been working on such fun illustration jobs. I recently was asked to  make an illustration for UPR. The client ordered an exclusive illustration made by me to gift to the editors of the Dutch VOGUE. The magazine celebrated their first anniversary yesterday so I had to make sure my illustration would be done in time. I was inspired for this illustration by a vintage picture of a Vogue editorial where the model is wearing the classic Missoni print (don’t know if it was actually the brand she’s wearing) in black and white. I incorporated this in the cake. The red dress stands for something being iconic (like Vogue Magazine!) and I just thought the candle would be a cute touch because it’s their first anniversary. Check out some pictures of the making of and the final result!!! Read more

Mini Photo-diary: Drake’s Couture

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This past week seemed to have a boudoir theme for me. I attended two events from lingerie brands. One of those two was an intimate little press event at Amsterdam’s new smoking hot couture-lingerie/erotica boutique; Drake’s. I’d never been there before but I knew they had some beautiful custom made pieces from I.D. Sarrieri, one of the few lingerie brands that still uses Chantilly lace. I was in aw of all the beautiful designs I saw at Drake’s. The manager Xavier gave me a Read more