AMSTERSPHERE

WITH MANY VINTAGE SHOPS, AMSTERDAM CHARACTERIZES AS A TRUE VINTAGE CITY. THE 60S, 70S, 80S AND 90S ARE HIGHLY REPRESENTED IN THE STREET IMAGE. REASON ENOUGH TO CREATE A NUMBER OF LOOKS TOGETHER WITH OSSO

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CAGED CONTRAST

PEOPLE ARE USED TO PUTTING THEMSELVES AND OTHERS IN BOXES. IT GIVES SOME KIND OF PEACE OF MIND TO KNOW HOW WE CAN IDENTIFY ONE ANOTHER. OUR CONSTANT JUDGING AND CATEGORIZATION IS OFTEN BASED ON OUR ASSUMPTIONS—AND NOT ABOUT WHAT’S ACTUALLY REAL. IN THIS EDITORIAL WE’RE RESEARCHING WHAT IS REAL OUTSIDE OF THE BOXES AND…

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OSSO

OSSO MEANS HOUSE OR HOME IN SURINAMESE. CLOTHING BRAND OSSO BRINGS THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME TO THE STREETS AND THE OTHER WAY AROUND. OSSO IS PART OF THE OHIM FAM SINCE THE BEGINNING AND OF COURSE WE WE’RE EXCITED TO SUPPORT THEM CREATIVELY. THIS WAS REALLY AN EXPLOSION OF CREATIVITY WHILE NOTHING WAS PLANNED…

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NEW WAYS

FOR THIS EDITORIAL WE GOT INSPIRED BY THE DETERMINATION OF THE CREATIVES OF THE AMSTERDAM AND BERLIN SCENE. EVEN THOUGH THE OUTLOOK IS UNCLEAR WE’VE NOTICED THAT CREATIVES ARE EASILY ADAPTING TO THE CONSTANT CHANGING SITUATION AND ARE FINDING NEW WAYS TO SHARE THEIR CREATIVITY.

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GONE FOR TODAY

STREETWEAR BRAND BRUUT ASKED US TO CREATE VISUALS FOR THE INTRODUCTION OF THE OLF COLLECTION. WE’VE GOT INSPIRED BY THE RESTRICTIONS WE GOT DURING THE SUMMER OF 2020. TOGETHER WITH PHOTOGRAPHER MARIE-LOUISE HODGE WE’VE DECIDED TO REDISCOVER THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS IN OUR HOME COUNTRY.

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REFLECTIONS OF SINGULARITY

WE FIND THE CONCEPT OF “IDENTITY” AT THE CENTER OF LIVELY DEBATES IN EVERY MAJOR SUBFIELD. SOME MAY DEFINE ‘IDENTITY’ AS HOW YOU DEFINE WHO YOU ARE. AT LEAST, THAT IS HOW THE DEFINITION IS OFTEN USED. YOUR IDENTITY ALSO DESCRIBES HOW OTHERS DEFINE YOU. QUITE OFTEN THERE APPEARS TO BE A DIFFERENCE IN THIS.…

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A TABLE FOR TWO

‘A TABLE FOR TWO’ ANALYSES THE SPACE BETWEEN SPENDING FREE TIME AND THE MEASURES IMPOSED IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS. CREATIVE DIRECTOR NOUKHEY FORSTER AND PHOTOGRAPHER MARIE-LOUISE HODGE WERE INSPIRED BY THIS UNCOMFORTABLE AND BLEAK SITUATION. THE AMSTERDAM-BASED DUO HAVE THEREFORE RESEARCHED THE POSSIBILITIES OF LEISURE ACTIVITIES DURING THE CORONA CRISIS. THIS RESULTED IN A…

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UNKNOWN

LOOKING OUT FOR SOMETHING ALWAYS LEADS TO NEW INSIGHTS. WILD THOUGHTS ALL THE WAY TO THE OCEAN EVEN WHEN YOUR STABLE WITHIN THE COMFORT OF THE KNOWN. WITH THIS EDITORIAL WE LANDED ON A SPACE WHERE WE GOT LEAD BY THE UNKNOWN.

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FASHION FEST

ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 7 2019, THE FINALE SHOW OF THE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM AND FASHION COMPETITION FASHION FEST TOOK PLACE IN MUSEUM VAN LOON. EIGHT PARTICIPATING TEAMS SHOWCASED THE CLOTHING COLLECTIONS THEY CREATED. WITHIN THE THEME OF THE EXHIBITION “ON THE SURINAMESE CANALS” A CONCEPT HAS BEEN DEVELOPED BY NOUKHEY FORSTER WHICH HIGHLIGHTS THE THEME OF…

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