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Belgium, Events, London

This Was My London 2012 part 1

This Was My London 2012 part 1

The Olympics are over. *sob* It was a long, 7 year wait, a long, slow build-up of anticipation and then – BOOM! – it was over in the blink of an eye. I honestly had the best 2 weeks ever -I was lucky enough to get tickets to several events, […]

August 15, 2012 × 5 comments

Art, Design & Music, Belgium, Events, Fashion

Christophe Coppens to sell over 450 items through auction

Christophe Coppens to sell over 450 items through auction

When a few weeks ago news broke of Belgian milliner Christophe Coppens shutting down his company as he struggled with the effects of the financial crisis, I must admit it completely came out of the blue for me. I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing Coppens in the past, and his […]

June 20, 2012 × 4 comments

Belgium, Events, Fashion

Ice-Watch launch F*** Me I’m Famous range

Ice-Watch launch F*** Me I’m Famous range

A few weeks ago (when there was still glorious sunshine… remember that?) I went to the launch of the Ice-Watch collaboration with Cathy Guetta (as in, David’s wife), who run the popular F*** Me I’m Famous clubnight in Ibiza every summer. Cathy transformed designed 6 watches: 4 colourful rubber ones […]

April 20, 2012 × 2 comments

Belgium, Fashion

Breaking News: Raf Simons to take over at Dior

Breaking News: Raf Simons to take over at Dior

At last! After a year in limbo, Dior have finally appointed a replacement for John Galliano – and it’s a surprising choice! Belgian Raf Simons, formerly at Jil Sander, is to fill Galliano’s big shoes, the New York Times just confirmed. To say I’m a bit surprised is an understatement. […]

April 9, 2012 × 3 comments

Belgium, Fashion, Interviews

5 Minutes With… Filles à Papa

5 Minutes With… Filles à Papa

When I first started this blog, I loved doing little interviews with young designers. Somehow along the way, I must have gotten a bit distracted and I realised it’s been ages since I last did one. So, I’m bringing them back under the title “5 minutes with…” and the first […]

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April 3, 2012 × 4 comments