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Welcome! Thank you for visiting my weblog. I am Irene, Elisabeth Pouw, a Dutch fashion- and interiorblogger. As blogger I am connecting my readers with beauty, style, quality, craftsmanship and harmony in colors for interior / design / architecture, haute couture, photography, art, antiques etc. I love decorating & bringing beauty and harmony into interiors. I created this blog to share my passion for decorating as well as the many other things which inspire me. From time to time I am also highlighting certain interior designers, decorators, architects, stylists, photographers etc. I hope you enjoy your visit. Feel free to give a comment on my blogs. I will react back as soon as possible. Best regards, Irene Pouw from Holland.

13 december 2019

Runway: ZAC Zac Posen S/S 2020 RTW, seen at NYFW

I guess you've noticed already that I am a huge fan of the designs of fashion designer Zac Posen. Below you will find the elegant Spring / Summer 2020 RTW collection from ZAC Zac Posen, seen at New York Fashion Week. 
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Source: VOGUE

10 december 2019

INTERIOR: CASAMIDY MEXICO / BRUSSELS (2)

Beautiful furniture and lighting, seen at Casamidy Brussels/Mexico. Love their style! Casamidy was established in 1998 by Jorge Almada and Anne-Marie Midy with the objective of combining contemporary design with traditional artisan methods of manufacture. All the items presented on their website are original ideas of Jorge and Anne-Marie. Earlier I placed two other blogs about their beautiful furniture, see Blog 01 and Blog 03. Be Inspired ........
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Source: CASAMIDY
Note: these pictures have been placed with approval of Casamidy / Jorge Almada

07 december 2019

Eleganza at the Dolce & Gabbana runway show F/W 2019 (02)

Be Inspired by these elegant designs from the couture collection from Dolce and Gabbana for their season Fall/Winter 2019. So beautiful! I am completely in love with this gorgeous red dress, the stylish suits with elegant hats as well as the stunning bridal gown. 
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Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda at Milano Scala 2019

Be inspired by these gorgeous gowns from Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda seen at Milano Scala 2019. The gowns are inspired on various opera's like Tosca, Madame Butterfly, the Barber of Seville etc.
 
 
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Source: VOGUE
Ph. courtesy of Dolce & Gabbana

06 december 2019

Goodbye November & Welcome December!

Goodbye November & Welcome December. Wishing you all a wonderful December month with lots of Love, Joy & Happiness!
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04 december 2019

ART: Beautiful impressionistic work from Russian artist Vladimir Mukhin

Vladimir Muhin is a Russian award winning painter, known for working in the figurative style. He is an impressionist figurative painter and belongs to a new generation of Russian artists who survived the artistic repressions of the Soviet Union and are now flourishing in the more open political climate of modern Russia. At the age of 25 Vladimir already belongs to the top group of Moscow artists who opened doors at the best Moscow fine art galleries and saloons and made sophisticated collectors talk about them with deep respect and recognition. Be Inspired by this fantastic artist!
Vladimir Muhin was born in 1971 in Karaganda City, Kasachstan Republic (territory former Soviet Union). He grew up and graduated from high school there. Drawn to nature as a child, he expressed his interest through drawing and painting and by the age of 17 he was already working in his own studio. When he had completed his studies, the young artist supported himself by teaching high school art classes. 
In 1986, after school, Vladimir moved to Russia, Penza City and entered the Penza College of Fine Art (about 400 miles southeast of Moscow). While studying, Muhin had several personal exhibitions in Penza and Moscow. During these exhibitions his art was noticed by the famous Moscow art professors and Vladimir got an invitation to the world renowned Moscow Academy of Fine Art. In 1993, after serving for two years in the Russian Army, Vladimir entered the Moscow Academy of Fine Art. There he had opportunities to learn art from top Russian artists and professors. As he says, "It was the best time in my life where I became a master artist and got recognition as a master of portrait, impressionism and realism."
1994-1995 his work became more widely known and he was invited to Europe. His art work was influenced by the famous Russian artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. I. Repin, K. Korovin, I. Serov and later by Western-European masters such as Velasquez, Tissot and Van-Deyk.
Vladimir Muhin, the artist.
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Sources: Tutt'Art@Art Brokerage and 
List of Russian artists