Around the world in 10 swimwear collections
Amelia Earhart was a free spirit with an adventurous lifestyle; something considered quite outrageous for a woman at the beginning of the 20th century. But we’ve come a long way, baby!
Just compare Amelia’s globetrotting, spontaneous trips and no-fuss dressing to our own lifestyles. Don’t you think we’re all Amelia’s now? We’re active, we’re on the move, we take lovers and we like to travel light. We indulge in our wanderlust; we claim our freedom. My latest swimwear collection is a marvelous ode to exactly that kind of freedom. The freedom to travel and visit exotic places, the freedom to use our wings.
Whether you want to swim, lounge, jog, do a spontaneous handstand or dance the night away; I’ve got you covered. (Quite literally, actually; my bikinis stay in place no matter what and are definitely burpee-proof!). And whether you prefer bathing suits or like to feel the sun kiss your belly; thanks to the many styles per look, you can enjoy the sensuality of the sun, sand and sea on YOUR terms.
From my sleek, glamorous ‘Black Sea‘ collection to the deliciously flirty, red-and-white gingham looks of my coquettish ‘Côte d’Azur collection; each piece was designed to make you feel comfortable, confident and fabulous enough to use the beach or pool as your catwalk. So, grab your bikini and let’s hit the road!
fall|winter 20 preview
In January, I presented my newest FW20 collection during a show full of dance and entertainment in Rotterdam. All my work as a feminist designer is inspired by muses, powerful female icons from past and present. And for FW20, my muse will be crime writer Agatha Christie. A few months from now, you will get to discover the collections, and see how they tell stories like Agatha’s thrilling books do..
Running for your life
Dr. Bram Bakker is a psychiatrist, a writer, a runner and a provocateur. With his many bestselling books and columns – and yes, even his own theatre show – he urges us to think outside the box when it comes to our mental health. Not crazy about popping pills? Bram shared some interesting alternatives with me, from throwing out our phones to running ‘till we puke’.
Peas & peppers instead of pills
General practitioner Tamara de Weijer believes that we would feel a lot better if we hit the produce stand before we visited the pharmacy. “On a massive scale, we have been putting the wrong kind of fuel in our bodies.”
Singles Day – You’ve Got this!
All the single ladies, listen up! With single women rapidly becoming the majority, it is high time to stop feeling singled out. This Singles Day, let’s celebrate our freedom and independence by sharing all those solo milestones that make us go: ‘You’ve got this!’.