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MODEL PROFILES / NAMARA VAN KLEEFF

MODEL PROFILES / NAMARA VAN KLEEFF

Namara van Kleeff (19, VDM Model Management) was scouted only seven months ago while shopping in Amsterdam. A few months later she walked her very first shows during Couture Week in Paris: Chanel, Valentino and Giambattista Valli. “The Chanel show was so special. Even the catering backstage was spectacular.” She left her hometown Zoetermeer and …

BEAUTY TALK WITH SUS

BEAUTY TALK WITH SUS

From an early age, Copenhagen based Sus Wilkins has been dancing. Around the age of 17 she started dancing professionally and she is currently to be spotted dancing at X Factor, in a few music videos and on stage with the biggest artists. Besides being a dancer she also hosts a radio show on a …

A SHOWER WITH FRANK

A SHOWER WITH FRANK

When it comes to my skin, I like it to be ridiculously silky soft.

BOOKS TO READ THIS SUMMER

BOOKS TO READ THIS SUMMER

Whenever we travel we like to bring a few good reads along. Not only is it a good way to kill some time (we all know airports can be quite disastrous when it comes to waiting hours). Also, reading helps to escape from reality for a couple of hours and stands for ultimate relaxation. Here’s …

STYLE TALK WITH ELINOR

STYLE TALK WITH ELINOR

Elinor Nystedt, Head of Creative Studio at the marketing department at Weekday, sure knows how to play with volumes, materials and (mostly muted) colors. When I first met her at an event in Amsterdam I was completely mesmerized by her awesome and super cool sense of style (sorry if I stared at you!) and – …

BIOSSANCE

BIOSSANCE

Lately – when I am able to find a bit of spare time – I like to spend it at some at home pampering. Even when it’s simple things like taking a bath (something I should definitely do more often!), painting my nails or cutting an inch off my hair (yep, I am back at …

A THANK YOU TO MY HAIR

A THANK YOU TO MY HAIR

Have you ever wondered how to make your life just an itsy bit easier? You may (or may not) know that besides working at afterDRK, I also work as a model. For me shooting days are always fun, but it is also hard work and I am often exhausted when I get home. One of …

MODEL PROFILES / KIKI BOREEL

MODEL PROFILES / KIKI BOREEL

Kiki Boreel (19, Code Management) graduated from high school exactly one year ago and has been modeling full-time ever since. Her highlights so far? A Vogue Netherlands shoot at the beach and the Olympia Le-Tan show during Paris Fashion Week (‘I got to drink champagne before the show and had to pretend I was a …

BEAUTY TALK WITH BRUNA

BEAUTY TALK WITH BRUNA

We met Bruna Rizk, booker at VDM Model Management, while scouting for our model profiles series. Despite the fact that she is still officially an English Language and Culture student, she is one lucky woman to have already found her dream job. Apart form being a booker, she occasionally acts as an emergency make-up artist to help out …

AT MONOCRAFFT

AT MONOCRAFFT

A little while ago we took the train to Rotterdam to visit Merrel Westhoff at her metalsmith atelier. Apart from having a pretty well curated Instagram account (which – if I do remember correctly – is how we found out about her in the first place), Merrel is mostly known for her minimalist jewelry label …