Our favorites of 2017
Comme des Garçon
“For more than 40 years, Rei Kawakubo has been widely recognized as among the most important and influential designers in the world. We’ve seen many books that mix art and fashion, but this is one of the few that was able to match them perfectly.”
Roy Rietstap, director, founder and co-owner of MENDO
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Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
“I had little expectations before this book arrived. Alas and Piggott are relatively unknown in The Netherlands, but every fashion / photography enthusiast immediately falls in love with this limited edition. The typography of the box alone, is enough reason to purchase this book.”
Joeri Worm, co-owner and designer at MENDO
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“When we create a book, we try to make the most iconic book possible. In sports books, there aren’t many like Sportret. Few photographers capture the subject like Klaas Jan van der Weij and I’m inclined to say our design hasn’t done damage to the end result either.”
Joost Albronda, founder, co-owner and designer at MENDO
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“The brand has had an amazing comeback year with the appointment of Raf Simons as creative director. The book design is reminisent of the Kate Moss classic and is filled with photography by legends such as Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Bruce Weber and Patrick Demarchelier.”
Gunifort Uwambaga, co-owner and publisher at MENDO
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People often ask us what our personal favorite books are. This is the list of Emile Almekinders, who is managing our 11 Berenstraat flagship store.
At MENDO we're often asked about our favorite books. This is Mikel’s most recent selection.
Some favorite contributions
For our newest book MOAM and MENDO asked 100 Dutch creatives to show and tell us what fashion in Amsterdam is.
At MENDO we're often asked about our favorite books. This is Jermain’s most recent selection.
Shop a signed copy from your favorite photographer
MENDO has signed copies from an array of talented photographers. Artists include: Philippe Vogelenzang, Bastiaan Woudt, David van Dartel, Joep Hijwegen and Winter Vandenbrink.
At MENDO, we love to be inspired by everything visual. The images in this edition of visual inspiration were selected by Troy Martin, photographer and designer at MENDO.
Inside fashion houses
With the greatest names in fashion all under one roof, you could consider MENDO the house of all houses. In every episode we highlight one of the biggest names in…
What’s new, classic and coming soon in fashion books
We consider ourselves to be pretty fashionable at times. And most of that is due to our extensive browsing through the fashion books we have. Here are six titles you…
People often ask us what our personal favorite books are. This is the list of Daniël Ferwerda, our 11 Berenstraat flagship store book specialist.
MENDO chatted with Robbert Jongkind—the genius behind Scenius Gallery, a Dutch online gallery.