Felt fashion specialists Shirdak in Amsterdam have a gallery almost exclusively offering designer felt clothing and felt accessories for the home. This wonderful range of felt scarves, stoles and felt hats are by Dutch designers and the felt slippers and children's felt slippers are imported from makers in Uzbekistan and Tajkistan. This Asian felt clothing has been created by artisans in the Orient and imported by the owner Marianne Tuerlings. She has been working with these designer makers for many years. There is also a regular exhibition at the gallery showcasing the work of artisans from all over the world. The felt scarves and stoles of Annyta Lolita and felt hats by Zsofia Marx are always in evidence.
Shirdak's range of felt clothing includes waistcoats, scarves, stoles, hats, gloves and slippers from selected felt designers, some are Dutch designers and others are artists from Central Asia and Eastern Europe. All the artists are chosen for their unique use of felt, the quality of their designs and colours.
You can visit the Shirdak web shop and buy these beautiful handmade felted items online.
Shirdak's designer collection of scarves by Annyta lolita - the startling range of colours and textures that can be achieved is surprising and with the addition of silk thread and feathers can result in exquisite designs...
Shirdak sells both new and antique textiles and carpets, each piece has been personally selected and sourced by the owner of the gallery, Marianne Tuerlings - a frequent traveller to Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Introducing Zsofia Marx - felt hat designer: Zsofia Marx is a Dutch hat designer specialising in handmade felt hats. Her hat designs are available exclusively from Shirdak. Zsofia also offers a bespoke hat service, you can have a hat design made especially for you, to fit perfectly and in the colour of your choice.