We congratulate Elsien Gringhuis with winning The Fair Luxury Award on the Dutch Fashion Awards last Friday in The Hague.
Studio Elsien Gringhuis in its essence is the sum of high end fashion plus sustainable innovation plus common responsibility.” Elsien Gringhuis (1980) graduated Cum Laude from the Arnhem academy ArtEZ in 2008. That same year she won the prestigious Createurope contest in Berlin, the ‘most creative collection of the year’ award from Mittelmoda in Italy and she was nominated for Lichting 2008, the annual selection of best Dutch fashion graduates as well as the Frans Molenaar prize.
Make sure you go to ELLE.nl every week to travel with fashion designer Elsien Gringhuis through Europe, looking for the most beautiful fashion places.
Elsien doesn’t like to do expensive fashion shows. It is much more fun to travel, see and meet the most beautiful city’s, the best shops and most inspiring people. She would like to share all her experiences with you and me: Travel with Elsien in twelve parts.
Read part one on the ELLE website.
Modekwartier is the creative center of Arnhem where over 30 young and upcoming designers like Elsien Gringhuis have their studio’s. You can indulge in a mile of fashion and design, or go online on the new website. Here you can see the diversity of products, crafts and design disciplines. Shop for products with a story.
Photographer: Klaas Jan Kliphuis
Styling: Xaviera Aubri Angelique Hoorn Mngmnt
Hair & Make up: Lydia leloux & Sandra Govers House of Orange
Model Hannah WW models & Vera Luijendijk Fresh MM
Ass Styling: Jennifer Hardy
Source: Vega magazine march/may 2012