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Frederique Verblakt

Currently exploring opportunities...send me a message! :)Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Frederique Verblakt

Currently exploring opportunities...send me a message! :)Amsterdam, Netherlands
About me
Update! :) - A lot has changed over the last couple of years. To be quit honest I was stuck first in a management consultant job and decided to quit it totally. I always kind of knew I was more of a free spirit, loving the creative arts, music and fashion. Although it was always more of a hobby or something I dreamt of doing once.... Now it was time to start and explore. I started with my first endeavour Prêt-à-Fred, an online platform where women could rent designer dresses. This journey was worth it, learning a lot about myself and just do it! Although I learned I was seeking more creativity and searching for my happy place.... Then I started end of 2019 with the beginning proces of my first sample collection in womenswear, but then well, COVID-19 stopped me and everyone around me of course. I also realize that I had truly a BIG BLIND SPOT! I thought it was fashion and being a fashion designer, but a friend of mine asked me. What do you do and when do you feel like you are smiling and just happy? I said: when I wake up I put the music on dance around all day and sing :S haha. I am know having singing lessons in Amsterdam which is great. I would say... TO BE CONTINUED :)
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Projects
  • Busy with my first ever ready-to-wear collection for FréderiqueFor my first (sample) collection I am working with deadstock fabrics from well-known Dutch and Belgian designers like Viktor&Rolf and Ann DeMeulemeester. I am also upcycling old pieces from the most beautiful materials which I find at thrift stores and make completely new garments and accessories from them. I love to work within a certain framework which gives me the freedom to create something new in my own feminine and quirky way, but in the mean time it limits me to choose every fabric or c
  • My current instagram portfolio: pretafredTake a look and let me know what you think.
  • 2nd photoshoot for website Prêt-à-FredThe second photoshoot was for our website, go and check it out: https://pret-a-fred.com. Also would love to receive feedback!
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Work history
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    FounderPrêt-à-Fred
     - Amsterdam, NetherlandsFull Time
    Founder of online platform Prêt-à-Fred (https://pret-a-fred.com) where women can start renting designer clothing.
Skills
  • Strategy
  • Agile Lean
  • Business Transformation
  • Coaching
  • Facilitating Workshops
  • Creative Entrepreneur
  • Fashion
  • Singing