I attended the fashion master class of Grazia magazine! I saw the event at the Facebook group Blogger Community Nederland. I was very curious about it!
As days went by before the day of the master class I felt very excited about it! I also was nervous because I never went to events like this. I am a social person but when I’m not familiar with something I attend to back off. But since I started to blog I taught myself to meet new people and stand in front of the line to talk about my blog because I am very proud of it and that’s it is oke to show things that you love to do.
The master class started at 09:30 a.m. at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam. I signed myself in and they showed us the way for a nice cup of coffee or tea. The class started at 10:00 a.m. Dutch stylist Manon Meijers talked about the in’s and out’s of her profession. You can visit her website at MonStyle then there was Cara Schiffelers she is the Fashion Director of Grazia. She told us all about behind the scenes of the magazine. I always wanted to work for a fashion magazine but due circumstances I put this dream away. What she said stayed with me: ‘’working for a magazine is not like The Hills! Keep on dreaming!’’ I instantly thought about Ugly Betty! It gave me a smile on my face because I really liked the show! But it also made me realize to get back to the reality!
After these two lessons we had lunch in the beautiful restaurant of the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel. As I sat down to enjoy the meal Tamara Tuithof from Holland Style joined me. Such a sweet girl! She is the founder of Holland Style and gave me a lot of tips about blogging and the whole packaged. I’ll definitely go to use them for in the future!
The lessons started again. This time Bridget Maasland television host and Fashion Designer talked about her in’s and out’s of her profession and how she started in the fashion business. What was very nice to hear that it is a family business. She took her parents with her and they answered a lot of questions from the audience. You could see that they are a very loving family. I recommend you to take a look at The Daily Lady It’s worth your time!
After a break, Fashion designer Bas Kosters came in to tell his story. From the moment he spoke I could see that he was very passionate about his work. He talked about his collection Love, Fuck Yeah! How it started and what was the idea behind it. His style is very daring en even provocative. You either hate it or love it!
Editor Hilmar Mulder attended the master class too. She thanked all of us from coming. She looked very stylish in blue! Keep updated about her on social media. It’s too bad that she’s going to be the editor of ELLE magazine. I truly believe that she will be missed!
When the classes were over we all went to the Sky Lounge were we mingled while enjoying a small snack and a drink. Grazia did not leave us empty handed. They gave us a full goodie bag as a gift! It’s always fun to open presents!
At the end of the day, I surely lost my fashion virginity. I left with a lot of experience and blisters on my feet! TOTALLY WORTH IT!