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Sunday, April 26th 2009
NEW AT YDU: JEWELLERY FROM DELPHINE-CHARLOTTE PARMENTIER
Recently featured in ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Bazaar and many more
Like a character out of a fashion fairytale, the French designer Delphine-Charlotte Parmentier learned to love jewellery assisting her grandparents at their button and fashion-accessory workshop.

She went on to pursue a higher aesthetic education steeped in ancient-and increasingly rare-techniques such as cloisonné (an enameling process) and cire perdue (that's bronze casting to the rest of us) before taking over and transforming her grandparents' workshop into a personal fantasy factory. Launching in the starkly minimalist early '90s, Parmentier was anything but: with her intricate, couture-quality craftsmanship and wildly creative designs she soon attracted the attention of like-minded, envelope-pushing designers who began commissioning collaborations for the runway.

This closely guarded A-list clientele exists to this day: even a cursory survey of Parmentier's current catalogue with its extravagant, navel-grazing, charm-bedecked chain necklaces, among other designs, brings certain iconic fashion houses immediately to mind. No need to travel to Paris anymore. Delphine-Charlotte Parmentier's current collections Madeleine, Trocadero and Pigalle are now available at YDU. For reservations call 0031 20 6269191 or pass by at the store.

We are looking forward to seeing you soon!

The YDU Team

Press Contact: Constanze Fluhme - info@starfishstella.com

Wednesday, March 4th 2009
SPRING COLLECTION 2009 NOW @ YDU
Check out the latest fashion
You don't have to wait much longer!

YDU proudly presents the spring collection 2009 and 5 new labels : Chicks on Speed, Susa Plaza, br.wn clothes, Iefke de Roos and Label 3.

Come and visit us!

Sunday, February 22nd 2009
SAMPLE SALE @ YDU THIS SUNDAY
Designer pieces for less
YDU invites you to visit the SAMPLE SALE on Sunday, October 25, from 1-5pm.

You will find samples and unique items created by YDU designers for prices ranging from 10 to around 80 Euro!

We are looking forward to seeing you on Sunday!

The YDU team

Tuesday, February 3rd 2009
YDU OPEN ON SUNDAYS - WINTER SALE!
UP TO 40% DISCOUNT
Our big winter sale is on with up to 40% discount!

We are also open on Sundays from 13.00 - 17.00 hrs.

We are looking forward to seeing you soon!

The YDU Team

Sunday, January 25th 2009
ART COUTURE AT YDU
YDU just reopened the renovated store and presents ART COUTURE during AIFW: Extraordinary pieces of fashion art - Opening on January 25, 14hrs
YOUNG DESIGNERS UNITED - YDU pays tribute to the Amsterdam International Fashion Week and Amsterdam Art City 2009 by introducing an exposition of ART COUTURE from Sunday, January 25 to Sunday, February 1, 2009.

Young Designers United will expose masterpieces from various ambitious designers for one week at the YDU store.

With this collective breakout the designers exhibit the full spectrum of their competences.

The participating designers are Heidi Long, Sonja Ayal, Els Petit and Barbara van der Zanden. The latter will surprise us with a high tech trench coat with inbuilt solar cells. This coat makes the impossible possible and even charges up your mobile phone.

Be ready to be amazed!

Join the bubbly opening of ART COUTURE on Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 14hrs RSVP before Friday, January 23, 2009: fashion@ydu.nl

photo credits:

Main Image

Sofie Knijff (www.sofieknijff.nl)

Visual:

Edda

photos event:

Alexander Roberto Moust (www.lxndr.nl)

Guillaume Ehrenfeldt

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Monday, January 12th 2009
New Year - New look
YDU gets a brand new look !
Young Designers United soon will be celebrating its 6th anniversary and it is time for a MAKE OVER.

Therefore the shop will be closed for a week, starting from Monday, January 12th.

We will re-open the "new YDU" on Wednesday, January 20, just in time for the winter edition of the Amsterdam International Fashion Week. YDU will participate with an ART COUTURE exhibition to celebrate the AIFW and Amsterdam Art City 2009. We are happy to welcome you to the opening on January 25th. You will receive the invitation and more information about ART COUTURE at the end of next week.

We are looking forward to seeing you soon at the restyled YDU store!



The YDU Team

Wednesday, December 31st 2008
YEAR-END DRINK AT YDU
Up to 30% discount on selected collections
YDU invites you to a year-end drink on December 31st between 10:00 and 16:00 hrs at Keizersgracht 447. Enjoy a glass of bubbles and fix your party outfit for New Year's Eve! Our winter sale has already started with discounts of up to 30% on selected collections!

We are looking forward to seeing you!

The YDU team

Our opening hours during the holiday season:

December 29: 13:00 - 18:00 hrs

December 30: 10:00 - 18:00 hrs

December 31: 10:00 - 16:00 hrs

January 1st: Closed

Friday, December 19th 2008
YDU WISHES YOU A MERRY X-MAS!
Here's to quiet and peaceful Christmas days!
Kind regards

The YDU Team

Our opening hours during the X-MAS period:

December 21: 14:00 - 17:30 hrs

December 22: 13:00 - 18:00 hrs

December 23: 10:00 - 18:00 hrs

December 24: 10:00 - 16:00 hrs

December 25: Closed

December 26: Closed

December 27: 10:00 - 18:00 hrs

December 28: 14:00 - 17:30 hrs

December 29: 13:00 - 18:00 hrs

December 30: 10:00 - 18:00 hrs

December 31: 10:00 - 16:00 hrs

January 1st: Closed

Sunday, December 14th 2008
YDU X-MAS PRESALE STARTS THIS SUNDAY
20 % discount on selected items
Here's to tingly festive days!

YDU starts the X-MAS presale this Sunday afternoon from 14.00 - 17.30hrs and offers 20% discount on selected pieces.

Next to the regular openig hours you are welcome at YDU

on December 24 from 10.00 - 16.00hrs,

on December 31 from 10.00 - 16.00hrs

and every Sunday in December from 14.00 to 17.30 hrs.

Happy shopping!

The YDU Team

Sunday, December 7th 2008
YDU SUNDAY AFTERNOON OPEN
Lot's of reasons to dress up in December...
Therefore YDU opens it's doors every Sunday afternoon in December from 14.00 - 17.30hrs.

For a last minute X-MAS fashion fix visit us on December 24 from 10.00 - 16.00hrs.

Your party outfit for New Years Eve you can still find on December 31 from 10.00 - 16.00hrs.

Happy shopping!

The YDU Team

NEW AT YDU: JEWELLERY FROM DELPHINE-CHARLOTTE PARMENTIER

SPRING COLLECTION 2009 NOW @ YDU

SAMPLE SALE @ YDU THIS SUNDAY

YDU OPEN ON SUNDAYS - WINTER SALE!

ART COUTURE AT YDU

New Year - New look

YEAR-END DRINK AT YDU

YDU WISHES YOU A MERRY X-MAS!

YDU X-MAS PRESALE STARTS THIS SUNDAY

YDU SUNDAY AFTERNOON OPEN

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