Fashion: Fair, Bold and Beautiful

My latest contribution to the ACCESS magazine

 

H&M Helen Hunt

 

 

At the Academy Awards ceremony last February Helen Hunt did not make the best dressed list of the Oscars fashion police. Instead she made fashion history. The actress eschewed an haute couture creation in favour of an H&M dress. The strapless navy blue gown with a train though perfectly on trend was not a ground breaking fashion statement. But  its “fair” credentials were statement worthy.

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Understanding Dutch Fashion (Part I)

Viktor & Rolf Spring 2010 collection

 

A while ago I was asked to contribute a cover story for ACCESS, The Hague based quarterly expatriate publication. The winter issue just out explores Dutch fashion and design.

In this cover story I try to explain the emergence of Dutch fashion in the 90-s, delve into its identity and see where Dutch fashion stands today internationally.

 

What follows below is part I of the story published by the ACCESS magazine

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