30 March 2010

Press day Scapa & Scapa Sports

Antwerp, March 29

Presentation of the new Scapa & Scapa Sports collections. Scapa women, classic as always, with beautiful colors like beige, off white and sand.

Scapa Men gives an authentic feeling, using colors as dark green and bordeaux.

JAN magazine's fashion & beauty editor Charissa Hogerheijde

Designer Walter van Beirendonck made Scapa Sports look fresh and colorful. The bright yellow matches perfect with navy blue.

Glamour's fashion editor Jetteke van Lexmond with her lovely son Dean in a matching outfit

The well-known and delicious lunch in Scapa's showroom

Lidewij Merckx, freelance stylist

23 March 2010

Mark Tuitert wears JEROEN Van TUYL

Last night at the annual 'Schaatsgala' for Dutch ice skaters, Olympic gold medalist Mark Tuitert (right) was wearing a suit from Dutch designer JEROEN Van TUYL. He was definitly the best dressed man of the evening.

22 March 2010

Scapa Sports model search

During the Scapa Sports Beach Polo event in Knokke, Belgium, on the 24th of May, Scapa Sports searches for new models. The casting is organized together with model agency 'Dominique Models' and will be held between 12 PM and 3 PM in front of the Knokke-Heist casino.

Every boy or girl from 14 to 22 years old can participate. All you have to do is be there...

19 March 2010

New Yorker store opening April 1st Zaandam

On Thursday April 1st, Zaandam gets a new shopping attraction. The German young fashion company opens its 22nd Dutch store in shopping center Rustenburg. No matter what kind of style, whether casual, sexy or lovely basic, New Yorker offers stylish fashion for every occasion. The official opening of the new store will be a celebration! Apart from countless fashion highlights of the new spring collection 2010 and special sales offers, many surprises will wait for the customers. The DJ school Zuid-Holland will spin the latest records and for the right appearance, customers will come across a styling corner where they can indulge in.
New Yorker's product range consists of five own brand labels, Fishbone, Fishbone sister (sports and streetwear), Amisu (feminine high fashion), Smog (trendy, casual menswear) and Censored (underwear and swimwear) .


Finally the 20 leading models of the new United Colors of Benetton campaign are revealed. We can´t hide our pride because Dutch Patricia and Belgian Kevin are amongst them. After 36 days 65.000 people with different nationalities, ages and personal styles presented themselves and digitally got to know each other, shared ideas and voted on the IT´S MY TIME website (which is visited by almost 4 million people). In a couple of days the 20 winners will fly to New York and begin their modelling adventure.
Kevin and Patricia:

18 March 2010

100 finalists of IT´S MY TIME announced

Today Benetton announced the 100 finalists of its worldwide online casting. They will be featured in Benetton´s new book and each finalist receives a 200 euro shopping spree. From this moment on, every hour, one of the 20 winners will be revealed. They will fly to New York, to be photographed by Josh Olins and star in the new Benetton A/W 10/11 campaign. Let´s all hope that Patricia from the Netherlands and Kevin from Belgium are in the top 20!

16 March 2010

Last night: Edwin Oudshoorn at ANTM

In last night´s episode, America´s Next Top Model was shooting in Amsterdam. The first challenge of the aspiring models was located at the famous Red Light District. The girls were challenged to present dresses of Dutch designers Edwin Oudshoorn, Bas Kosters and Jan Taminiau behind the former windows of prostitutes. The challange was even won by the girls who wore Edwin´s garments.

15 March 2010

IT´S MY TIME: Last chance to participate!

For the past month thousands of people from around the world applied at the online casting of Benetton´s IT´S MY TIME. Don´t hesitate to apply cause today is your last chance before the casting closes. Most popular from the Netherlands is the 16 year old Patricia Nooyen:

Purpose of the competition is Benetton´s search for the new campaign models of the fall/winter 10/11 collection. 20 finalists will go to New York to be photographed by the famous Josh Olins. But that´s not all: the final 100 participants will be published in Benetton´s new book and will receive a shopping spree worth of 200 euros.

It´s not about how you look, but who you are. Show the world your real self.

05 March 2010

Desert Boot claims its fame

Worn by big artists like The Beatles and Bob Dylan. More recently by Oasis and the Arctic Monkeys. During the past 60 years, the Desert Boot became an icon and reached a cultstatus. Like all fashion must-haves, the Desert Boots had numerous imitations. That´s why Clarks is recalling its claime to fame. Inspired by shoes British soldiers wore in the Egyptian desert during World War II, Nathan Clark designed a simple but masculin shoe. In the Sixties the Desert Boot became popular in the Mod culture in London. Nowadays the shoe is available for men, women and children in different designs and colours.

Sisley loves Paris

Paris, the city were Sisley was born in 1969, is the background of the new spring/summer 2010 campaign. Elegance and sensuality describe the feminine clothes best. Long dresses with low cut necklines and light fabrics amplify the women's silhouet. The men's look is minimalistic, chic, nonchalant and impeccable all together.
The campaign is shot by Swedish photographer Marcus Ohlsson.

New Yorker is ready for the summer

It's summertime! New Yorker prepares us for some fun in the sun with their new SS10 collection. Girls and boys have plenty to choose from whether they go to the beach, the city or a night out. The new collection is available in all New Yorker stores now. A preview... hosts Breeze of Summer

To celebrate the arrival of the new summer/spring 2010 collections, online store organizes a presentation and shopping night at STROOM in Rotterdam. During this night the new collections from Daisy Kroon, Charlotte Kan en Satara will be presented. Immediately after the presentation, the collection's for sale with a 15% discount. Due to limited availability, a pre-advanced booking is required. For reservations please send an email to

Breeze of Summer
March 26, 2010
7.30 PM
STROOM Rotterdam
Lloydstraat 1

Clarks opens store in Eindhoven

The biggest Clarks store of Europe recently opened its doors in Eindhoven. The 210 m2 shop is the eighth store in the Benelux. With a large collection of shoes for women and men, for almost every daily activity, Clarks offers a 'full wardrobe coverage'. The spring/summer 2010 collection is featured by bright colours and striking designs. Sandals that are fashionable yet comfortable, and mocassins in different colours make every woman ready for summer. For men, Clarks designed a collection with nice finished leather, comfort techniques and playful details.

During the whole month of March, the Eindhoven shop will host ´Shoes for Africa´. Everyone that turns in a pair of used shoes, receives a 20% discount on a new pair of shoes from the store. The collected shoes will be donated to shoeless school children in South-Africa.

Clarksshop Eindhoven
Vrijstraat 16
5611 AV Eindhoven