Book;  work in progress

Book; work in progress

Last years, in a very peace- and joyful pace, I have been working on a personal sustainable design & lifestyle research-project with the working title ‘LUX – the department store of the future’. The idea behind it goes back to the pop-up YOIstore. YOIstore was the first stylish and sustainable –...
Co-founder new sustainable label Harry

Co-founder new sustainable label Harry

Harry is a new label founded by Charlie + Mary and YOI. Harry believes that when people are in tune with themselves they are better able to take care of the world around them. Therefore Harry inspires people from all over the world to find their tune. Everyone has a tune! A...
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Out of the green closet

Out of the green closet

Dutch photographer Chantal Aimée Ehrhardt interviewed and portrayed me for her awesome project ‘Out of the green closet’.  This slowblog is about inspiring, green, sustainable, slow wardrobes, in the broadest sense of the word. Chantal hopes to open up a world of possibilities of what a green wardrobe can be and look like. I feel pretty honored and Chantal and...
When in New York City: Brooklyn

When in New York City: Brooklyn

Written for Charlie+Mary Blog True fashion in Brooklyn To color you closet ethical and ethnic Bhoomki is the place to be! This shop stocks unique sustainable design pieces with lots of interesting prints and handcrafted details. In the same street you’ll find ‘Bhoomki home’ for a nice selection of pretty soaps, candles, home wear and special gifts. Gotta love...
New job at Fair Wear Foundation

New job at Fair Wear Foundation

I am really proud and happy to announce that since August 2014 I have been working for the Fair Wear Foundation (FWF), an independent, non-profit organisation that works with companies and factories to improve labour conditions for garment workers. I started as an interim project manager and work mainly on the WellMade project but from this summer...
festival SURFEN & DUIKEN

festival SURFEN & DUIKEN

In opdracht van ArtEZ (hogeschool voor de kunsten) studium generale organiseert YOI  het side-programma van het eendaagse festival SURFEN & DUIKEN. Een festival over idealen, ambities en betekenisvol leven. Ruim 500 studenten van verschillende kunst richtingen komen op 7 november 2014 samen in de Nieuwe Buitensociëteit te Zwolle (Regardz). Tijdens SURFEN & DUIKEN banen we...
Walk the Talk

Walk the Talk

Sustainable Inspiratiesessie in Amsterdam We staan voor een nieuw tijdperk. Een tijdperk dat vraagt om visie, daadkracht en slimme en innovatieve oplossingen. Je hebt stevige schoenen nodig op jouw unieke pad om de vele uitdagingen waar onze maatschappij voor staat aan te gaan. Dianne Potters (van 21Sustainable) en Annouk Post (van YOI) organiseren een exclusieve WALK THE TALK Inspiratiesessie in...
Opening Harry's Gallery Club!

Opening Harry’s Gallery Club!

INVITATION HARRY’S EVENTS Yes it’s Official; Harry’s label has been launched by YOI and Charlie+Mary last week on April 10th, in the Charlie + Mary concept store in Amsterdam, now also known as Harry’s Gallery Club. Why not join us for the talkshow ‘Share your tune’ Thursday the 1st of May? ORDER HARRY’S GIFT HERE HARRY’S TALK SHOW SHARE YOUR TUNE For more...
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