Since this summer Hellen van Rees started to carry the Fair Made in Holland Label (or FMiH, for short). The label is used to identify quality brands and garments made under fair circumstances in The Netherlands. We really support this initiative and hope this label will become an icon to be able to identify and […]
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 […]
A brand new collaboration between Hellen van Rees and the Designlab, University of Twente is about to start. Hellen will work with researchers Angelika Mader and Geke Ludden on a project involving technology and sustainability. This project aims to further develop the shape changing textile developed by Hellen van Rees. The flexible textile is made […]
Now that the collection and the presentations are all wrapped up, we are happy to announce that our AW17 collection is also available through our webshop. View the full lookbook or shop all the new items and get inspired by Dia Squa’s geometric lines and contemporary cuts.
It’s a wrap! Last sunday we were all set to shoot our lookbook for the new AW17 collection. A lot of filming and photographing! You can see the finished results over here. The printed lookbook will also travel to Paris next week with Hellen. Take a look behind the scenes as well and see what […]
Even during this busy time there is some time left for exciting little side projects. Last week we finished a project for Museum Twentse Welle. Sparkly new shirts and jumpers for their staff to celebrate the new exhibition about flying. “The dream of flight” is about how birds stay aloft, seemingly with the greatest of ease, ferried by […]
The last days of 2016 have nearly passed, so we decided to prepare a little video for you all to start the new year with some Hellen van Rees spirit. You can catch a glimpse of our creative process in it as well… We wish you all a happy new year!
We are currently working on the new collection for Autumn/Winter 17 and want to give you an update and a few little hints on what is going on the Hellen van Rees atelier. For this season we are collaborating with Texperium, an open innovation centre for high quality textile recycling in Haaksbergen in the East […]
Hi there! We have had a rough month behind us; we moved the atelier! We are now located in Enschede, a town in the east part of the Netherlands. Enschede is well known as textile city, with its rich history as textile manufacturers. The new atelier is settled in an old Crafts school, the building […]
Every month we give you an update and a little more insight on what’s going on inside the Hellen van Rees atelier. This month, we are working on the new AW16 collection! It’s exciting to start a whole new collection again. It’s the 8th collection already! Hellen has a big pinboard where she attaches all […]