CR-VISION INTRODUCES: THE GENTLE(WO)MAN
Women are starting to look like men and vice versa.
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: THE ANONYMOUS HIPSTER
The new aged hipster is +45 years old, could be slightly overweight, not that fast anymore and starting to hear not so sharp….
SEE OUR VISION @ The Global Denim Awards 2015
Last Thursday the second Global Denim Awards were held in Amsterdam. This time the Zuiveringshal at the Westergasfabriek coloured indigo blue and was filled with all types of denim enthusiast’s.
C.A.S.T. Experience day was a day full of inspiration, information, presentations and workshops specifically for shop staff. Yours truly was there to host various events throughout the day.
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: FOODIE HOTSPOTS IN BERLIN
On our way to Germany we made a stop in Berlin eager to explore the new Foodie Hot spots and of course do some sightseeing as well.
SEE OUR VISION: STEFANIA FOOTWEAR
There is a new brand in town: Stefania
SEE OUR VISION: VOGUE FASHION’S NIGHT OUT 2015
The annual Vogue Fashion’s Night Out was held yesterday in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. And of course we were there to capture this great event!
SEE OUR VISION: OPENING URBAN OUTFITTERS ROTTERDAM
Finally! Urban Outfitters opened their doors in Rotterdam....and of course we were there!
SEE OUR VISION: ISLN 2015
Last weekend CR-VISION was one of the exhibitors at C.A.S.T. during the International Shoe & Leather Trade Market. This is one of the most comprehensive exhibitions in the Netherlands where shoe, handbag and accessories are displayed.
SEE OUR VISION: The C.A.S.T. Trend Event 2015
Last week CR-VISON held an annual Trend Event at the C.A.S.T. Trade Market for Shoes, Bags and Accessories. The event was open to all retailers, brands and (fashion)agents. for inspiration and information regarding the latest Spring/Summer 2016 trends.
A fashion label by Kim Strijd, KIIMS is a label for the fashion conscious woman. Original designs, luxurious fabrics and fine details make every one of her garments unique.
TRENDING: NEON LIGHTS
It’s all about the lights!
A store that has been that has been catching our eye more and more is ANNA + NINA in Amsterdam. We recently have been in a couple of times looking for unique items for our homes.
SEE OUR VISION ON: SNEAKERS
Pop on your sneakers and that perfect dress!
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: Freshly Fish
Do you prefer fresh or frozen fish?
My first answer was: fresh! It makes me shiver to buy fish at the local supermarket. But as I visited Scheveningen and the harbor, I was proven wrong. I’ll tell you why.
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: Sneakerness Amsterdam
This weekend all the sneakerfreakers gathered at the NDSM in Amsterdam. This two-day event was bigger then it ever had been before. It was the place for sneakerexhibitions, -selling, -cleaning and -buying.
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: Rolling Kitchens Weekender in Amsterdam
Five days of food, food and food! Seventy-five foodtrucks offered the most divers and delicious meals and snacks. The perfect opportunity for CR-Visionairs to spot some great style!
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: Denise's Choice Happy Diet
Uhoh! The Sun…diet or no diet? Let's go for the HAPPY DIET!
TRENDING: ANKLE STRAP HEELS
Are you done with the busty old winter shoes?
SEE OUR VISION ON: THE SEXUALS
Have you layed your eyes on them? Men dressed in denim, leather and flannel with trendy beards. Or the well-dressed, well-groomed and not afraid of a lotion man? Well besides the lumbersexual and the metrosexual you can also drool over the ubersexual, retrosexual and technosexual, ............
SEE OUR VISION ON: AMSTERDAM DENIM DAYS
This week Amsterdam is turning blue. And not just any type of blue… Indigo blue. For the second year in a row, Amsterdam is home to the Denim Days. This week there are all kinds of events hosted throughout the city.
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: INSPIRING NATURAL PRODUCTS
Just came back from the largest organic show in Europe. Amazing what kind of new products are developed in a year time! THE ORGANIC FOOD AND NON FOOD INDUSTRY IS BOOMING!
SEE OUR VISION ON: SLEEPWALKERS
Because sometimes you just want to spend the day in your pajama's...
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: APPROVED SNEAKERS MARKET AMSTERDAM
Last week the CR-Visionairs visited the Approved Sneakers Market to spot urban and street style outfits.
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: H.J. de Rooy
As CR-Visionairs, we have eyes and ears everywhere! This being just one of the reasons that we see the most divers of brands. Everywhere we are. Fashion, footwear, accessories, interior design and food. We see them all.
SEE OUR VISION @ C.A.S.T.
On Monday, March 23rd C.A.S.T. organized a special Leather Goods & Accessories day. It was held in C.A.S.T and open to all retailers. While visiting the Leather Goods & Accessories day you could stop by CR-VISION for a “Quick Trend Consult” on bags, accessories and footwear trends.
SEE OUR VISION ON BAGS & ACCESSORIES
On Monday, March 23rd C.A.S.T. is organizing a special Leather Goods & Accessory day. It will be held in C.A.S.T and open to all retailers. You will find the leather goods division on the 2nd floor, in the red & blue corner. Some leather goods & accessory exhibitors will be having specials and you can stop by for a ‘quick bag and accessory consult’...
SEE OUR STREET STYLE IN UTRECHT
For our next street style hunt our CR-Visionairs visited the lively city: Utrecht. The city was filled with students enjoying the great weather, making it the perfect opportunity to spot some early spring outfits!
SEE OUR VISION ON: PIED DE POULE
How many “PIED DE POULE” prints did we photograph?
SEE OUR VISION ON: FABRIKA
As you all know, CR-VISIONAIRS are always roaming the streets, eyes open for unknown, cutting-edge concepts. By doing so, we stumbled upon FABRIKA.
SEE OUR VISION ON STREET STYLE
This week the CR-Visionairs went to a grand, urban city: Rotterdam. Not only to eat at the amazing new indoor food market (which is a must-visit and -taste for every foodie) but to discover some great street style in this divers city.
DENISE'S CHOICE FOR CR-VISION: Let's talk GINSENG
Back in the 1970s, before all the fuss about antioxidants, phytochemicals and which appetite suppressant was better (the “secret” one from the desert or the “hidden treasure” from the tropical rain forests) ginseng was the trendy nutraceutical that cured all our ailments and gave us energy to boot.
SEE OUR VISION: OPENING TOPSHOP IN AMSTERDAM
The wait is over! TopShop finally opened its doors in the Kalverstraat in Amsterdam. The 1170 square meter’ store opened on February 26th…. of course, we were there. The perfect opportunity to seek out the ‘hip and trendy’ in the centre of Amsterdam.
TRENDING: GINGHAM PRINT
Did you think this print is only useable for a picnic plaid? Definitely not! This print is the new 2015 trend.
TRENDING: MELLOW YELLOW
Mellow Yellow seems to be this spring’s color of choice, as we opt for a little sunshine to brighten our wardrobes.
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: FASIONISTA MEETS FOOD PASSIONISTA
A woman whose passion for food flows straight out of her heart into a company called: Green Passion.
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: Le sac à pain
As all fashionable foodies know, sometimes as you stroll the streets on a mission to discovering the undiscovered, when you come upon an item that you absolutely fall in love with!
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: BOOMBOXX
As couture runways from the last two years have been an indication, sneakers no longer need to be worn just to the gym.
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: KARAKTER
A small town as Gouda has its advantages. Everybody knows one another.
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: DE TAFEL VAN 10
The goods had just arrived. The shop owner was walking in and out of the store making sure she had placed every item inside
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: DE BLAUWE HOED
Before we head for a city, we often check the net; magazines and our own online trend network to see what places we feel are worth stopping by.
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: GOUDA MORE THAN CHEESE :)
We’ve been all over; the major cities, the well-known cities, the popular cities and even foreign cities….and then we went to GOUDA.
TRENDING: WARDROBES OF WHITENESS
As white as snow, which we haven’t seen much of this winter, this color is still consistently being seen on the catwalk. How to create the ultimate wardrobe of whiteness?
TRENDING: LIGHT UP YOUR ROOM
As the holidays are long gone, as well as the decorations, your house is probably feeling a bit empty…
CR-VISION'S HAARLEM WEEK: VINDLIFESTYLE
Not only did we find fashion during our HAARLEM WEEK, we found lifestyle.
CR-VISION'S HAARLEM WEEK: JANSJE'S WORLD
During HAARLEM WEEK, it just happened to be, that we CR-VISONAIRS were looking for a great gift for one of our friends.
CR-VISION'S HAARLEM WEEK: OTTOMANIA
Our curiosity arouse as we walked past Ottomania on the Warmoesstraat in Haarlem. A warm, eastern, seaside feel oozing out of the doorway.
CR-VISION'S HAARLEM WEEK: MOISE
CR-VISION'S HAARLEM WEEK: KLOFFIE
It doesn’t happen very often that the very first street you walk into and the very first store you walk into, turns out to be one of the best!
CR-VISION: WHY FASHION WEEK WHEN YOU CAN HAVE HAARLEM WEEK?
CR-VISION ON MUSIC: ALEX CLARE
Last night the hearts of CR-VISIONAIRS melted, as we were blown away by some great acts, piercing lyrics and powerful voices.
CR-VISION ON BRAND: FOR LOVE & LEMONS
Doesn’t every strong, busy, independent, hard-working woman need to pamper and treat herself to a gift from time to time?
TRENDING: LUXURY SPORTSWEAR
Do you know that feeling? You pick up a faded t-shirt with some old sweatpants and head for the gym, hoping that you won’t run into anybody you know.
Well that’s just awful! Time for a change!
CR-TALENT: IT'S NOT THE CAMERA, BUT WHO'S BEHIND THE CAMERA!
Last week, CR-Vision had an interview with a new photography talent. Lets introduce her: Evie van Leuken is a 23-year-old photographer, born and raised in a small village in the south of the Netherlands.
CR-VISION: JOIN US AS WE SAY GOODBYE
A series of black days in the Dutch World of Fashion, as Frans Molenaar took a fatal fall from the stairs last month. Yesterday, thousands of fashionistas woke up to the awful news: ‘One of our best fashion designers has past away’.
WELCOME TO THE DENISE’S CHOICE FOR
As I am currently the newest ‘guest blogger and cr-visionair’, I would like to thank CR-Vision for the opportunity to share my thoughts with you!
As a middle-aged "girl" I would like to share some great experiences in life with you.
CR-VISION ON BRAND: NHTK
Nobody Has To Know...
TRENDING: WALK ON THE WILD SIDE
This season we are going back to our roots. First we spotted this trend on the catwalk during the Givenchy and Chloe shows. Now we see that ‘the mass’ is walking on the wild side!
CR-VISION ON: ANTI-RESOLUTIONS
Why does everybody have the intention to do things ‘better’ after December and not before? Isn’t possible to consistently work towards your goals? Why do so many people wait till the end of the year to make their resolutions?
CR-VISION ON NEW YEARS HANGOVERS
Make the best of this Hung-over New Year Day. Visit our click & shop for comfort food and products to get you through the day.
CR-STREET FASHION: BEST OF 2014
TRENDING: IT'S WARM, STYLISH AND ANIMAL FRIENDLY!
The must- have this fall / winter? Definitely Faux Fur. It’s warm, super stylish and animal friendly… we love it!
CR-VISION ON CHRISTMAS DETOX
You have had more then enough stuffed turkey and chocolate pies, haven't you?
With the holidays just around the door, we have a great reason to shop! We'll get right down to the dresscode:
CR-VISION ON TREND: SPECIAL CHRISTMAS WISHES
The days have just flown by! Tomorrow is Christmas Eve... Are you too stressing about all of the dinner preparations? We'll make it a bit easier for you!
TRENDING: BLAZING HOLIDAYS
Ok guys; are you ready to stun this season with a ‘Blazing Holiday Blazer’?
TRENDING: MEN'S KNITWEAR
Menswear has definitely broadened it’s horizons since last year. Men are no longer restricted to simply plain, neutral or striped knitwear – the industry is presenting itself with a great range of statement styles this year. Styles that will complete your wardrobe in a warm, fashionable way!
TRENDING: REVERSIBLE JEANS
Is it really back? The trend of multi-wearability? Just two weeks ago CR-Visionairs spotted the first pair of reversible jeans 2014 in Weert, The Netherlands, of all places!
CR-VISION ON RETAIL: LN KNITS
It’s cold outside and the only thing you want to do; is crawl up on your couch wrapped in soft, warm knits.
CR-VISION ON FOOD: FOOD BOUTIQUE 78
Do you have a busy lifestyle and are you always running out of time? No time for grocery shopping and even less time for cooking? Despite these timetable challenges, do you still want to eat healthy and enjoy a fresh meal?
CR-VISION ON BRAND: LOVE STORIES INTIMATES
It’s a love story…. Told through exquisite lingerie. LoveStories consists out of gorgeous, individual pieces of lingerie that can be mixed and matched.
TRENDING: MINI OR MIDI?
This autumn/winter, when it comes to hemlines, the only theory is that the skirt is back in a great way!
TRENDING: TIME TO RECREATE THE CRAFT OF CROCHET AND KNITWEAR.
This season, it’s time to recreate the craft of crochet and knitwear. The first to re-embrace crochet- and knitwear were: Stella McCartney, Acne and Celine.
JARVIS PURSUIT: Makes the world of socks a whole lot brighter!
Who wants to wear identical socks, nobody right?
Or... do you loose socks in the wash and are never able to match a pair?
CR-VISION INTRODUCING: DENISE'S CHOICE
CR-VISION @ MEESTERLIJK DESIGN EN AMBACHT
CR-VISION @ JEANS CENTRE VIP NIGHT
ON TREND: REVIVAL OF THE PEACOCK CHAIR
CR-VISION INTRODUCING: ANECDOTE
CR-VISION ON BRAND: POM AMSTERDAM
TRENDING: TIME TO GIVE YOUR BLACK OUTFIT A BREAK AND GO FOR NAVY
CR-VISION INTRODUCING: GISPEN POP-UP STORE
CR-VISION: FRESH DESIGN, ART & FASHION NOW!
CR-VISION ON RETAIL: MOOSE IN THE CITY
CR-VISION INTRODUCING: ALEXANDER WANG X H&M
CR-VISION ON BRAND: LA Sisters
CR-STREET FASHION: ANTWERP NOVEMBER 2014
CR-VISION CHALLENGE: DENIM PLUS BLOGGER CHALLENGE
THE FUTURE OF FAHION IS NOW @ BOIJMANS VAN BEUNINGEN MUSEUM
CR-VISION @ THE FUTURE OF FASHION IS NOW
ON TREND: FROM LEGGINGS TO MEGGINGS...
CR-VISION INTRODUCING: DUTCH DESIGN WEEK
CR-VISION @ THE MODERN HIPPIE MARKET AMSTERDAM
OPENING: THE SISTER OF H&M, MONKI AND COS FINALLY OPENED HER FIRST SHOPPING PARADISE IN THE NETHERLANDS.
CR-STREET FASHION: FASHIONABLE PEOPLE DURING THE DUTCH DESIGN WEEK
CR-VISION INTRODUCES: Modebelofte 2014
CR-VISION INTRODUCING: MENEER EN MEVROUW VAN HOUT
OPENING WEEKEND: H&M, MONKI AND WEEKDAY
CR-STREET FASHION: OPENING H&M, MONKI AND WEEKDAY
TRENDING: BACK TO THE 90's WITH THE DENIM PENCIL SKIRT
CR-VISION INTRODUCING: MOAM for HEMA
TRENDING: HAVING FUN WHILE DOING THE LAUNDRY
CR-VISION INTRODUCING: MANCAVE
CR-VISION INTRODUCING: NO ROBOT
ON BRAND: Addmyberry, more than just fashion.
ON BRAND: Recycle your worn-out, favourite (dress) shirts by having them transformed into boxershorts
CR-STREET FASHION: Sissy-Boy grand opening at Magna Plaza Amsterdam.
TRENDING: Taking dip-dye to the next level
CR-VISION ON RETAIL: Introducing Denim plus an inspiring, 500-m2, store with outstanding interior, brands and products.
ON TREND: Lets literally turn your home inside-out. A trend that is blurring the line between Interior and Exterior design.
CR-STREET STYLE: Feel Good Market
TRENDING: Sneakers with skirts.
CR-VISION ON RETAIL: Introducing new concept store WHOOP WHOOP
CR-VISION ON BRANDS: Indigo People
MORATOIRE: A pop-up exposition of intelligent lifestyle.
CR-VISION ON BRANDS: Three favorites we saw at BluePrint during the Amsterdam Denim Days