Lovely shoes and bags will literally be on pins and needles this Saturday, when the Kymykashoes and bags boutique opens in Maastricht, theNetherlands. The beautiful store, established by Chantal Hermans andJurgo Mouthaan, begins its life with an impressive line-up of brands,including Dolce & Cabbana, Etro, Stella McCartney, Dsquared, YSL,Giuseppe Zanotti, Luciano Padovan and Theory. Jimmy Choo will join thelist soon, as will other brands.
Hermans and Muthaan chose well when they picked the industrious Maurice Mentjensto design their store. His work has been rewarded at many designcompetitions, including the Dutch Design Awards in 2005, 2006 and 2007.
His design for the Stash bag shop won not just the Dutch Design Awardin the Retail Category but also the German Design Award. MauriceMentjens Design is engaged in a vast variety of project ranging frominterior, exhibit, retail and hospitality design to product andfurniture design. – Tuija Seipell
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