Yes! We did it!
For a sixth year I got a nomination for a Dutch Coiffure Award, my 13th nomination actually, so let’s hope 13 is lucky! The Coiffure Award is the most prestigious hairdressers award of The Netherlands. This year my entry for this award was an Avant Garde collection called “La montée de Vénus” (the rise of Venus). A beautiful, colourful, dreamlike, feminine collection with lots of organic shapes and a mix of hard and soft textures.
Of course the process of making a collection like this is a real team effort.
First off let me thank Hanae al Hadji for giving me the opportunity to enter this competition through Dutch Beauty Academy. And many thanks for the amazing make up.
Thanks to Anne Claire Martens for your styling. You make it seem effortless but I know how much work goes into complementing and completing a look, and you nailed it.
Also many thanks to Fernando Silva for lending us your amazingly beautiful dresses.
My two models who have been so generous with their time and talent. HiuKwan and Mierijn, love you.
Richard Monsieurs, you’re such an amazing photographer and it’s always a treat to work with you.
Of course I’m nothing without my two assistants Harm-Jan and Melih. Thank you for your help, insights, feedback and everything else.