Category Archives: Exhibitions

Meeting with King Willem Alexander at ‘De Maatschappij’ Congress

Last week Hellen van Rees had the honour to meet the Dutch King Willem Alexander at the yearly congress of the foundation ‘De Maatschappij.’ The congress was staged around the theme ‘150 Years of Technology in Twente.’ Since textile is a huge part of this regions history (and we believe future also) the focus was […]

Upcoming Paris Fashion Week presentation at Tranoï

It’s fashion week season again and we’re busy preparing our collection in the atelier for a presentation at Tranoï during Paris Fashion Week! Hellen van Rees will be part of a joint exhibition by Dutch designers collective We Are Muze. Together with designers Jessica Joyce, Peterson Stoop, The Girl and the Machine and David Laport […]

Textile Reflexes at Ars Electronica Festival

This fall the Textile Reflexes project will be part of the Wearsustain exhibition at Ars Electronica! The internationally unique festival of art, technology and society takes place amidst the public sphere in downtown Linz, Austria. From September 6-10 we’ll jointly investigate current technological and social interdependencies and their potential future manifestations. The stand for Textile […]

Exhibition opening in Heart Gallery

Save the date, on December 17th my exhibition ‘By a Thread’ will open in the Heartgallery​ in Hengelo! The opening will take place on the 17th at 4pm. A journey through the past 5 years, 11 collections and countless experiments with textiles and a lot of unusual materials form the exhibition on the two floors […]

Textile Reflexes at Dutch Design Week

The Textile Reflexes project is at the Dutch Design Week! We will be at the Do (not) Feed the Makers expo at Sectie C. During this week we are sharing a space with other wearable tech projects that are currently in progress. The interesting part is that we want your feedback! Our project is now […]

Hellen van Rees at Opening Show Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week

This evening part of Hellen van Rees’ collection can be seen at the opening show of the Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week in Amsterdam. The show theme is talking trash and aims to create awareness among consumers about the huge amounts of waste created by the fashion industry. The garments shown are thus made of trash […]

Collection Relaunch in China, Preview Video

Since last winter, we’ve been working very hard behind the scenes on a new approach for the Hellen van Rees label. Now comes the time to start revealing! From now onwards we’ll work with a bigger collection that is continiously available to both professional buyers and private clients. This new approach suits our approach towards […]

Upcoming presentations at Maker Festival Twente

Hellen van Rees will present her work and give a talk during the Maker Festival Twente. The Maker Festival takes place at the Roombeek Cultuurpark, Enschede on May 20th & 21st. The festival highlights a wide variety of, mostly local, creators. Think, artist, scientists, companies, craftsmen (and women!) and institutes. They present their work in […]

Spring/Summer’17 collection and presentations

We’re very happy to show you our new collection for SS’17! You can view the full collection online HERE In addition Hellen van Rees will be present at both Milan and Paris Fashion Week at the following locations: Milan Fashion Week Pitti Immagine – Super @ The Mall, Piazza Lina Bo Bardi 24/26 September Fair […]

Pop-up Shop at Studio Wagenaar

Starting today select items by Hellen van Rees are available at Studio Wagenaar in Hengelo, The Netherlands. For a limited time we have the honour to have a special pop-up shop within the store and an additional window display showing an insight into our Atelier. Studio Wagenaar is an esteemed fashion store in the city […]