Hotel in The Nine Streets – Amsterdam

It’s the New Year – and there’s no better time to have a short break in Amsterdam – one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. The central canal belt has been designated World Heritage status and there’s no better place to stay in this area than right in the middle of The Nine Streets shopping district.

Looking across the Herengracht over the Hotel Ambassade by night, Amsterdam
Looking across the Herengracht over the Hotel Ambassade by night, Amsterdam

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Shirdak Gallery Presents the Leather Creations by Joyce van Heek

Shirdak Gallery presents:

20th Anniversary exhibition of Joyce van Heek – September 28 to November 15, 2014
A discussion with the artist and designer Joyce van Heek – September 21st, 12.00pm – 17.00pm 

Shirdak Gallery/Boutique – specialists in the traditional art of nomadic felts is also shares its passion of hand crafted textiles with contemporary designers and artists.

From 28 September to 15 November 2014, Shirdak Gallery will be hosting the exquisite leather crafted works of artist and designer Joyce van Heek.

Shirdak will be hosting the leather art works by Joyce van Heek
Shirdak will be hosting the leather art works by Joyce van Heek

For Joyce van Heek leather takes many forms that inspire both her artistic vision and her everyday interaction with handmade skins. Therefore, for more than 20 years Joyce van Heek has been working with leather to create artfully crafted objects – from clothing and other accessories such as bags and pillows, to large wall visual art works with a monumental character.

The Wonderful Leather Creations by Joyce van Heek Coming Soon at Shirdak Gallery
The Wonderful Leather Creations by Joyce van Heek – Coming soon at Shirdak Gallery

A week before the official opening, on Sunday September 21st, 12.00pm – 17.00pm, the artist Joyce van Heek will be present in Shirdak, to talk about her work and celebrate two decades of creative and successful entrepreneurship.

Shirdak Gallery, Prinsengracht 192, Amsterdam.
Shirdak Webshop

 

New Knitted Towels with a Dutch Theme by La Savonnerie

Add a touch of Dutch charm with the new super cute towels from Knit-tet that just arrived at La Savonnerie Boutique in Amsterdam. The gorgeous towels from La Savonnerie have a pretty theme of classic Dutch houses and come in three different colours: red, grey and blue. What makes these towels even more unique is that they are knitted in one of the last factories in Holland that specialize in knitted top quality towels.

Top Quality Knitted Towels from La Savonnerie
Top Quality Knitted Towels available at La Savonnerie

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Shop Fashion Kimonos from Beauregard

HOT hot hot this summer is the fashion kimono. This lightweight and easy-to-wear layer is as versatile as it is elegant and perfectly captures an effortless summer chic look.
Beauregard is a Ladies Fashion Boutique in Amsterdam that knows how to master the bohemian chic look – and for the summer stocks some really gorgeous fashion kimonos.

Kimonos in Playful Floral Prints from Beauregard - Amsterdam
Kimonos in Playful Floral Prints from Beauregard – Amsterdam

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Make a colourful statement with the new arrivals by Mechicas for Spring/Summer 2014

Mechicas is a gorgeous little boutique in the heart of The Nine Streets that offers a wide range of Mexican handmade jewellery and ceramics. The new necklaces for spring/summer 2014 from Mechicas, will brighten up any outfit and are a must-have fashion accessory for your summer holidays! These lovely necklaces are made of Mexican gemstones that are combined together to create stunning colour combinations inspired from the South American temperament.

Lovely necklaces made of stunning gemstones from  Mechicas - The Nine Streets.
Lovely necklaces made with stunning gemstones from Mechicas in The Nine Streets.

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