Alison McGarry

Having only just shaken off the jetlag from the 23-hour flight, this New Zealander is discovering Amsterdam’s charms on a daily basis. Alison has a life-long obsession with all things sartorial, and will keep you ahead of the game in fashion, style and design. No sample sale shall be left unturned.

New in town

01 Aug 2019
We know exactly what we’ll be doing in August: loads of eating and drinking, preferably outside (weather permitting), and a little light shoppin...

An introduction to Dutch couture

25 Nov 2016
Dutch fashion designers may be somewhat overshadowed by their French and Italian counterparts, but these couture houses based in and around Amsterdam ...

Skating in a winter wonderland

01 Dec 2018
During the holiday season, Amsterdam lives up to its picture-postcard image more than ever. The narrow, cobbled streets are festively decorated, the b...

Rembrandt lives on

18 Feb 2019
350 years after his death, Rembrandt is as alive as ever in Amsterdam, the city that inspired his creative passion and continues to influence generati...