H&M + Balmain Collection

For shoppers in The Hague, Thursday 5th November will be an exciting day. Not only will Swedish fast fashion retailer H&M (Hennes & Mauritz) be opening its new flagship store in the historic building which previously housed iconic Dutch department store Maison de Bonneterie, but it will also begin selling … Continue reading

Calvin Klein Opens 3 Stores in Netherlands

It was less than a year ago when PVH announced that Calvin Klein would establish a European headquarters in the Netherlands. Although construction of the new building in Amsterdam isn't slated to be completed until 2016, it hasn't stopped the brand from beginning its expansion on this side of the pond. Since … Continue reading

H&M to Take Over Maison de Bonneterie Locations

Not too long ago we eulogized the Maison de Bonneterie store in The Hague prior to its closing. We provided some insight into the history of the landmark building and rhetorically wondered what would become of the location?  The answer to that question was revealed today when Vogue NL announced … Continue reading

Have you heard of SWIMS?

Despite just having blogged just yesterday, I couldn't help but put something quick together about a great find called SWIMS. It was totally by chance I came upon these. I just happened to be walking through the centre city area of The Hague yesterday evening, when I walked by a … Continue reading

Best shopping cities in Europe

In a new survey just released by EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) called Globe Shopper City Index, London has been crowned the title of the best shopping destination city in Europe, besting other well known and visited fashion destinations including Paris and Milan. In my opinion, a well deserved accolade.  While … Continue reading

The Hague’s international fashion status

For those readers who have been to The Hague, I thought I would make you aware of a fashion survey being run as a graduate project by a student attending the Delft University of Technology with the support of the local government of The Hague. I could not sit here … Continue reading