A Rendez-vous with Hermes

For ten days luxury craftsmen from Hermes will demonstrate their skills at De Hollandsche Manage in Amsterdam at the Hermes Festival des Métiers. Inside these stables you will be able to view how Hermes most famous Kelly bag is made, their silk scarves, screen prints that are transferred onto their porcelain dishware, the intricacies of watch making, and saddle making. That is how Hermes first got into business you know. So of course a horse riding school is the perfect location to exhibit to the public. It’s next to number 179 on the Overtoom. Oh and the entrance to the event is free. Hermes will have their temporary office here from April 1st until the 10th 2016. Note: Closed April 4th
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About Hermes:

Hermès was founded by Thierry Hermès in Paris in 1837, as a house of master harness-making and later saddle-making. Since that time six generations of enterprising artisans have explored new markets and new skills. Now international in scope Hermès has continued to grow while remaining a family company, with a uniquely creative spirit that blends precision manufacturing with traditional craftsmanship.
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A Rendezvous with Hermes by Jennifer Niejadlik

Rihanna and Drake Are Definitely Together


Are they or aren’t they? That’s the question on everyone’s lips. No, we’re not talking about Ross and Rachel from Friends (which by the way has made a huge come back online). The latest duo getting all of our relationship radars in a tizz is none other than up-and-down daters, Rihanna and Drake.


Judging by their latest music video for Rihanna’s single “Work”, it seems that their relationship is very much on! For basically the entire video, Rihanna playfully (and very suggestively) sways and bops to the song’s Caribbean beat while Drake is all too happy to have her grinding on him. These two know how to make it “Work”.


But this public display of attraction has been a long time in the making. Their courtship began back in May 2009, when the twosome first got together at a New York bowling alley. The encounter even inspired the rapper to pen a song about it called “Fireworks”, found on his album “Thank Me Later”. When asked about their hook-up later that year, Rihanna played down the rumors in a radio interview while Drake admitted to XXL that the rumors were “semi-true”. So coy, these two…

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Cut to October 2010 and the duo collaborate on the track “What’s My Name”, the music video for which shows them in romantic scenes, all coupled up. A case of art meets reality? In Drake’s opinion, most certainly. He wrote a verse for “Made Men” by Rick Ross, where he raps: “One of my baddest women ever, I call her Rihanna. But that’s cause her name is Rihanna.”


The next instalment in their maybe-coupling came in November 2011 on their smash hit single “Take Care”. The music video upped the ante from their last effort, including even more physical contact.


But it was not all smooth sailing between the two. Enter Rihanna’s ex-boyfriend, Chris Brown. Rumors began swirling that Rihanna was back together with her ex which culminated in an alleged bust-up between Drake and the R&B crooner in a New York nightclub. On the incident, Drake commented: “At one point, the woman he loves fell into my lap.” But despite it all, Drake held no hard feelings towards his former flame, as he told Ellen DeGeneres: “Great girl, we had our moment. Always support and have love for her.”


Which leads us to 2016, when the two were spotted secretly meeting in Los Angeles. It was later revealed that the pair would be collaborating once again on the lead single for her latest album “ANTI”. And the video did not disappoint. The two are clearly still very comfortable with each other, proven as they engaged in even more PDA in a steamy live performance at the 2016 Brit Awards.


So what do you think? Are they on or are they off? Maybe we’ll never fully know… until their next music video, that is.
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Rihanna and Drake Are Definitely Together!


Top 10 Hottest Instagram Pages

Top 10 Hottest Instagram Pages

Can you remember a time before Throwback Thursdays, hashtags and Valencia filters? Neither can we. It’s surprising then that, in October this year, the world’s most popular photo-sharing website turns a mere six years old. Instagram was first released in October 2010 – a time when Miley Cyrus was still Hannah Montana, the Situation ruled the Jersey Shore and Prince William finally proposed to Kate Middleton.


In 2016, the world – and Instagram – is a completely different place. These are the top 10 most-followed accounts on Instagram today.


1 SELENA GOMEZ @selenagomez

69.26 million followers


This former Disney star has established her place as a music and fashion force to be reckoned with. But it’s her honesty and frankness that have attracted her millions of followers. She’s gone from sharing details of her break up with Justin Bieber to now filling the world in on the details of her single life. Selena’s honesty has earned her the number 1 spot on this list.


2 TAYLOR SWIFT @taylorswift

69.13 million followers


She is undoubtedly one of the most influential people in Hollywood today yet her Instagram feed looks pretty much like that of any young woman her age. She shares snaps with her friends, selfies with her cat and love-up posts with her boyfriend. Taylor is the everyday girl-next-door and her Instagram shows it. By the way check out her latest commercial for Apple Music.


3 KIM KARDASHIAN WEST @kimkardashian


63.56 million followers


She’s a reality TV star, mobile game entrepreneur, fashion designer and wife of a rap star. Her Instagram details everything that goes into being Kim Kardashian, and it’s every bit as over-the-top and glamorous as you’d expect.


4 ARIANA GRANDE @arianagrande

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63.08 million followers


Her fans have stuck by her through thick and thin, and the minuscule pop star regularly returns the favor. Unlike most celebrities, Ariana responds to her fans, replying to them and reposting their pictures. She’s even inspired a feud between Big Sean and Justin Bieber. The rift was ended, of course, through the sharing of Instagram pictures.


5 BEYONCE @beyonce


62.94 million followers


Are you a member of the Bey Hive? Nearly 63 million people worldwide are. She doesn’t post pictures often, but when she does, it gets thousands, if not millions, of likes. She’s been criticized for only showing the perfect side of her life, but her followers don’t seem to mind.


6 JUSTIN BIEBER @justinbieber


61.5 million followers


As one of only two male members in the top 10 list, Justin Bieber has some of the world’s most devoted fans. His over 60 million followers call themselves “beliebers” and after nearly a decade in the industry, the Biebs and his followers don’t seem to be going anywhere.


7 KYLIE JENNER @kyliejenner

54.21 million followers


Her pout is so famous, it’s earned her a best-selling Lip Kit so popular it sold out in 30 minutes. Her Instagram account is a collection of bikini shots, outfits of the day and, of course, pouting selfless. By the way check out her latest “commercial” video promoting her lipgloss line.




51.49 million followers


Regardless of whether you’re Team Messi or Team Ronaldo, you have to admit this Real Madrid star knows how to take a good picture. From training videos with his soccer team mates to holidays with his son, Ronaldo’s time line shows the day-to-day life of one of the world’s leading sports stars.


9 KENDALL JENNER @kendalljenner


51.46 million followers


Kendall holds the record for posting the Instagram picture with the most ever likes – one of her lying with her eyes closed and hair arranged into heart shapes. Selfies with Karl Lagerfeld and behind-the-scenes shots with best friend, Gigi Hadid… it’s all in a day’s work on Kendall’s timeline.


10 NICKI MINAJ @nickiminaj


46.29 million followers


“I am not a word, I am not a line. I am not a girl who could ever be defined”. These may be the lyrics to Nicki’s 2010 hit “Fly”, but they could also be used to describe her attitude to Instagram. From sharing snaps of her former love affair with ex-boyfriend Meek Mill to inspirational memes and quotes, Nicki’s Instagram perfectly conveys the rapper’s bold, quirky personality.


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