Buy local: 4x fashion designers from Eindhoven
When it comes to small boutiques, vintage shops and international brands, Eindhoven has got you covered (check out The Ultimate Shopping Guide in Eindhoven). But did you know that Eindhoven also has its own fashion designers? In their studios they design exciting collections, some of which make it to the red carpets of Hollywood. Here are four tips for your local fashion designer.
Jess Oberlin organises the PLASMA parties in Eindhoven, but also designs and produces limited edition leggings, t-shirts and tops. You can order the clothes online. Also, check out the reviews, they’re pretty good: "It's like I'm naked, but hotter and with clothes on."
Jannita van den Haak graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven on a luxury backpack for women, and won the audience award at the Dutch Design Awards. Her handmade bags are sold internationally. Jannita also works with big brands like Bugaboo. Jannissima's studio is located at Sectie-C.
At Strijp-S you will find the shop and workshop of Emily Hermans. Be inspired by the fabrics, yarns and homemade designs of this Eindhoven fashion designer. You can also visit the studio for workshops and personal colour advice.
Celebrities like Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna wear her exclusive shoes. The style of Zeynep Dag is eclectic and refined. From her studio at Plan-B she designs beautiful, extravagant pumps that are sold worldwide.
Ps. Did you know that Eindhoven also has its own clothing line? Beautiful items that all come with the vibe, of course. The Keiblack collection is designed and made in Eindhoven and can be found in the Brandstore Eindhoven/VVV. The design is by Scherpontwerp, the production by Blendomatic.