SIMPLY THE MAG: SPAIN HERE WE ARE!
The stunning Spanish magazine SIMPLY THE MAG is on fire with the FIREFLIES Smoking Hot Beige bag....! Feels like magic among ESCADA, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent. We simply stay FIREFLIES.... But Vogue and Harper's Bazaar, watch this hot publication! Soon @ Harrods, Selfridges, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Barneys New York, Saks Fifth Avenue
FIREFLIES FAIR & FASHIONABLE ENERGY BY WHEEL MOTION!
The FIREFLIES PowerTrolley is a hand luggage bag with a built-in lightweight portable PowerCharger, which fills up while walking. A fully-charged PowerCharger puts up many hours of instant power at your finger tips and will let you charge your phone up to 3 times and/or your tablet once via a USB port. It lights up your bag endless times as it automatically switches off. “A 10 minute walk is a 5 minute phone call on average. Especially handy when running out of juice while you need to make this important call. Just start walking to fill up your PowerCharger!” The PowerCharger can additionally be charged by wall socket.
NEXTWOMEN 2015 FEATURED BY DUTCH FINANCIAL NEWSPAPER FD
The enterpreneur platform THE NEXTWOMEN will announce its TOP100 female entrepreneurs at their annual summit on 22 June 2015. Focus is on innovation. FIREFLIES will reveal its PowerTrolley, which generates energy by wheel motion! www.thenextwomen100.nl
OPENING LA DOUCE FRANCE!
Fashion icon France has been landed! With 2 hot new FIREFLIES locations in Bordeaux: The Grand Hotel de Bordeaux and luxury fashion boutique Ombline de V.! Furthermore, FIREFLIES has been awarded a spot at the most famous fashion tradeshow 'PREMIERE CLASSE' in Paris in September 2015! It's not just superb wine that's being served....
PURSANG IN ICEBERG BLUE....
Dutch bank Van Lanschot's stylish magazine PurSang got hotter than ever in Iceberg Blue....The issue beautifully covers the theme 'care' in the broadest possible sense. As such, please keep the blood pressure down while flying to the moon! www.vanlanschot.nl/pursang
MONDAY MORNING BOOST
In the good company of Patrizia Pepe, ETRO and Hogan life always gets a boost! At SARTORIA Fashion, at work or Kingsday Festival. Travel life!
ALL AROUND THE WORLD PART 3
The FIREFLIES journey continues....Flying from Japan's most luxurious Japanese kimono Shop to Paris Fashion Week and attending Dutch fashion designer Mart Visser's show with Marvy Rieder and Dijksman Communicatie. Let's enjoy the short break at the French bistro chair....
IMAGE CONSULTANT, STYLIST, PERSONAL SHOPPER FOCUS LIST!
KLEUR & STIJL, the specialist magazine for image consultants, stylists and personal shopper, features FIREFLIES in its Spring edition. In return we love your bold statement colours for S/S2015! www.vakbladkleurenstijl.nl
SARTORIA Fashion beautifully styled, ready for spring! Smoking hot beige clutch by FIREFLIES!
LONDON'S REGENT STREET OPEN!
FIREFLIES has opened its first LONDON sales point in Regent Street! At the renowned Hotel Cafe Royal Fireflies Amsterdam is in good company with Fabergé London Givenchy Fragrances & Beauty and Ozwald Boateng. Shop till you drop....
SPRING SUMMER IS IN THE AIR!
FIREFLIES S/S season has started!
ALL AROUND THE WORLD PART 2
FIREFLIES has been traveling the early parts of the year in its global expansion. From Rome to Rotterdam's Best, from Amsterdam to Berlin Fashion Week for the renowned PREMIUM Berlin and Panorama Berlin Fashion Fairs. It’s a DOG'S LIFE....
POP-UP STORE FLYING HIGH
FIREFLIES is showing at the world renowned IVP event! In line with the sustainability speech of mister Balkenende and the latest luxury lifestyle concept, FIREFLIES enjoys the good company of Oger, Schaap & Citroen, Jaguar and others. X-mas season has taken off!
BEAUMONDE FEATURES HIGH FLYER DAPHNE DECKERS
Fred van Leer styled woman of the world Daphne Deckers, Dutch high flyer in Beau Monde's November / December edition. Special thanks to Mostert & Van Leeuwen and Azzurro Fashion Group Amsterdam, for providing Fred with the most stylish travel companion for Daphne: the Caramel Fudge FIREFLIES trolley bag. Fred you are right, it deserves its own seat! www.beaumonde.nl
FIREFLIES TRAVELS IN STYLE AT SARTORIA DONNA
Sartoria Donna's exciting new collection has been photographed in an exhilarating shoot and is being showcased on the new website! FIREFLIES is in good company of Tod's, Patrizia Pepe, Routes des Garden, Via Roma, Etro and Rude Riders to name a few. Make sure to visit Sartoria Donna for your autumn/winter additions! www.sartoriadonna.nl
NOVEMBER'S NOUVEAU IS ALL ABOUT BRILLIANCE
The November edition of Nouveau is all about lifestyle, travel delight and adventure. From the streets of New York to the East Caribbean, Nouveau shows you how to maximize your travel experience with FIREFLIES amongst others! www.nouveau.nl
MONDEO EDITION POWERED BY CARROS
This month's Mondeo Magazine is having the blues, but in a positive way! Check out the editor's pick for the metro man of today; it's all about blue baby! The perfect company for our Royal Blue iPad cover!
TULP MAGAZINE FASHION EDITION
The glossy lifestyle magazine for the bon-vivant showcases our FIREFLIES collection in their October edition. Amongst other Dutch design brands such as LaDress, Bron Jewelry and Truecolours Textiles, FIREFLIES takes central stage with our eco-leather collection for the fashionista-on-the-go. www.tulpmagazine.nl
ALL AROUND THE WORLD - I
This month FIREFLIES has been traveling all other the place; from New York and the Milano Fashionweek (thanks Dijksman Communicatie) to the FAB magazine national launch (looking good Therissa Heijn from Issa Who?), from the European All Female Rotary Conference day (at Shesuit) to 'shop 'til you drop' at the Sankt Petri in Copenhagen and the book launch of 'Pas op, kijk uit' (well done Marielle Vehmeijer and Fieke Slee). And last but not least, the launch of the new signature restaurant of Schilo at The Conservatorium Hotel; Taiko. Looking forward to more adventures next month!
NEW! YOUR MULTI PURPOSE FIREFLIES CLUTCH!
Casually dressed or dressed to the nines? No matter what the occasion, every woman is always in need of the perfect clutch to stow away your daily life! Where else to put your mobile phone, credit card, keys and lip gloss? The new FIREFLIES clutch will turn out to be the perfect match! Handmade in Italy from our signature vegetable tanned eco leather with alligator print. You can wear this clutch in different ways; handsfree by its bracelet, casually with its pull-through band and classically without the strap. Its optimal dimensions and wide range of available colours will match every outfit, event and mood! Travel life, also with your FIREFLIES clutch!
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT!
Beertje van Beers is meeting her gorgeous Iceberg Blue FIREFLIES iPad cover for the first time…!.
FIREFLIES GOES FORT BOYARD
This autumn the successful adventure program Fort Boyard returns, after two years of absence, on Dutch television. AVRO TROS broadcasts the new series, in which teams of celebrities have to compete against each other in the famous fortress on the west coast of France, on NPO 3. AVRO TROS presenter Lauren Verster and actor / singer Freek Bartels are this season presenters of Fort Boyard. And Lauren and Freek do not travel alone! Their FIREFLIES trolley accompanies them everywhere they go.
MARTONE GOES DUTCH DESIGN
For all fashionista's on the go, this is the hottest item that makes you want to cycle, sunshine or rain! Martone Cycling, www.martonecycling.com, founded in NYC, is the trusted source for simple, beautiful and reliable bicycles and bike accessories that make a bold statement of personal style. We love the match! So now we ride our company bikes 24/7!
BEAUMONDE TRAVELS ECO STYLE
Patty Zomer highlights the sophisticated and stylish FIREFLIES travel bags in her column in the August edition of Beaumonde
FIREFLIES IPAD COVERS AT THE CONSERVATORIUM HOTEL
The Conservatorium Hotel as part of The Set group is all about reinventing the 'grand hotels' atmosphere with their design and glamour to ensure you travel in style. To complete your stylish travel, our FIREFLIES range at the hotel has been expanded with our signature FIREFLIES iPad cover! http://www.conservatoriumhotel.com/nl/het-hotel/
FIREFLIES NOW AVAILABLE AT LA BOUTIQUE!
La Boutique offers a variety of the the newest designer collections. now FIREFLIES trolleys and iPad covers have been part of the designer family. Available in the Brasschaat and Schilde store! https://www.facebook.com/Laboutiquefashionstoreoutlet?fref=ts
FIREFLIES NOW AVAILABLE AT THE KRUISHEREN HOTEL MAASTRICHT!
Set in a renovated Gothic monastery, the renowned Kruisherenhotel Maastricht combines the medieval outside with a wide range of spectacular designer furnishings in the inside. As of now, Fireflies Amsterdam is part of their designer items, proudly being displayed at the main entrance! What a way to travel in style! http://www.chateauhotels.nl/kruisherenhotel-maastricht/home https://www.facebook.com/kruisherenhotel?fref=ts
ESQUIRE KNOWS HOW TO TRAVEL IN STYLE WITH FIREFLIES
Danny Vera knows how to travel in style in this month's edition of Esquire with the enticing Geraldine Kemper on the cover.
FIREFLIES AS SEEN IN SOCIAL MEDIA!
Beertje van Beers and Karin Dijksman from Dijksman Communicatie are fan!
ELLE DECORATION SELECTS THE PERFECT TRAVEL COMPANION FOR THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS
ELLE DECORATION puts our bags out for your summer holiday!
FIREFLIES NOW AVAILABLE AT SHESUIT!
Shesuit creates the perfectly fitted suit, dress, jacket or coat for every woman for any occasion: the extension of your own personality just like our FIREFLIES trolley! From the comfort of the Shesuit salon, this tailor offers exclusively designed wearable couture, made especially for you from scratch. And now you can complete your wardrobe at Shesuit with your personal FIREFLIES trolley. http://www.shesuit.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shesuit/115958998432512?fref=ts?ref=nf
GET READY FOR SUMMER TRAVELING IN STYLE AT AZZURRO!
Mix and match the most stylish summer wardrobe with your FIREFLIES trolley and iPad cover of choice! Azzurro in the P.C. Hooftstraat, Amsterdam will provide you with both! http://www.azzurrofashiongroup.nl/azzurro/ https://www.facebook.com/azzurrofashiongroup?ref=nf
FIREFLIES FLIES OUT IN THE MEDIA!
Taking the next step in our journey: presenting our FIREFLIES Travel Collection to the media! The collection not just to travel with, but also to use in your professional life or just when carrying all is not an option. Check out our first media flights as Editor's Pick in the world renowned duty free Frontier Magazine http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/95a985aa#/95a985aa/6 and on Instagram: http://instagram.com/p/mzyRCHq0Jo/. Thanks Karin, Vivian and Floor of Dijksman Communicatie (http://www.dijksmancommunicatie.nl), for the perfect kick off!
JUST NEW IN; FIREFLIES IPAD COVERS TO TRAVEL IN STYLE
Early FIREFLIES iPad adopters inspired to find new ways and reach new heights contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org! We like to share our experiences to discover new places (wherever the destination). We hope you do the same with us. Live travelers for live travelers. That’s why we are adding iPad covers to our collection: to inspire you to travel in style.
HALF A MILLION RAISED FOR 'EMBRACE EMMA'
The 'Embrace Emma' Foundation was founded by and for parents, with the ambition to raise 2 million euro for the redevelopment of the Emma Children's Hospital. The message of board member Olcay Gulsen of creative , enterprising and ambitious Amsterdam: "Let's help build the best pediatric hospital in the world together". The foundation does this by fundraising new style : fun raising. Let's party ! With the auction March 28th in the Amsterdam Gashouder, the Embrace Emma Foundation raised 465 800 euro. The guests, including many well-known Dutch, could bid on seating cards for the Chanel show in Paris, tickets for the match Netherlands - Spain during the World Cup in Brazil and a haute couture dress by fashion designer Jan Taminiau . The evening ended with a party. During the previous three editions, more than a million was raised and it's last editions will set out to gather the remaining amount. See you next year!
FIREFLIES; NOW AVAILABLE AT MOSTERT & VAN LEEUWEN
As of March 2014 the distinguished Mostert & Van Leeuwen portfolio of fashion items, cosmetics and designer brands is supplemented with the FIREFLIES trolley. Please check out our signature Royal Blue and other colours in the Van Oldenbarneveltstraat in Rotterdam! www.mostertvanleeuwen.nl
FIREFLIES; NOW AVAILABLE AT SARTORIA DONNA
Longing for Spring/Summer in your fashion outfit with the ultimate life companion for fashionista's on the go? Look no further and check out FIREFLIES at the high end fashion store of Naarden: Sartoria Donna in the Arsenaal! All colours available for a look and feel, including the Royal Blue and the Smoking Hot Beige! www.sartoriafashion.nl/sartoria-donna-naarden
SHOWROOM IN FULL ANTICIPATION OF SS14
Are you also highly anticipating SS14? We are currently stocking up on our new collection. Check out this space for sneak previews of Mango Tango Orange and Royal Blue!
JANTAMINIAU COUTURE SHOW PARIS
January 20th, at the Dutch Embassy Residence in Paris, FIREFLIES attended the spectacular 2014 haute couture show of JANTAMINIAU. Inspired by a precious photo of Jan's grandmother, a scarf from India and the orchid flower, a mesmerizing and incredible collection was presented. Admire and enjoy like we did! www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.787681927912938&type=3&l=20473bcaa1
AZZURRO IN FULL COLOUR
WINNER VOTE & SHARE!
The winner of the FIREFLIES AUTUMN / WINTER 2013 VOTE & SHARE CONTEST received her winning TROLLEY BAG! Leonie from Zurich, Switzerland, not just liked the SMOKING HOT BEIGE version, she LOVED sharing it with all her Facebook Friends as well! CONGRATULATIONS Leonie. We hope you travel life intensely with your SPECIAL EDITION! To all other voters & sharers: no tears! The VOTE, SHARE & WIN SPRING / SUMMER 2014 will soon be announced! So LIKE FIREFLIES, stay tuned, pick your favorite colour and shout it out! You might be the next lucky owner! http://www.facebook.com/FirefliesAmsterdam
FIREFLIES; NOW AVAILABLE AT AZZURRO
Looking to complete your fashion outfit with the ultimate life companion for fashionista's on the go? Look no further and check out FIREFLIES at the high end fashion store of Amsterdam: Azzurro in the P.C. Hooftstraat! All colours available for a look and feel, including the Royal Blue (back by popular demand)!
A NEW WORLD OPENS UP; FIREFLIES AT THE COPENHAGEN FASHION WEEK!
Looking for the ultimate new fashion statement and trends? Copenhagen Fashion Week is the place to be! FIREFLIES joined the madness to the full extend; fashion bloggers, media guru's and even Scandinavian television covering the latest trend in travel luggage. in short; FIREFLIES. With the Bar Rouge at Hotel Sankt Petri being the beating heart of the fashion (after) parties, our flying collection in the main lobby got it's share of eyeballs as well! With a little bit of sleep, we'll be ready for the next Fashion Week!
PRESENTING AT THE COPENHAGEN INTERNATIONAL FASHION WEEK: FIREFLIES!
In anticipation of coming week's opening of the 45th edition of the CIFF, a quick heads up! Copenhagen Fashion Week consists of a market week with 3 big fairs: CIFF at Bella Center, VISION at Lokomotivværkstedet and Gallery at Forum and a diverse range of fashion shows at City Hall and a myriad of different locations, as well as showrooms and events all over town. If you are around, please pay us a visit at the innovation showroom at Bella Center to check out our core collection and season colour Royal Blue!
FIREFLIES TRØLLEYS ARE TO STAY IN COPENHAGEN, DENMARK!
Living up to our world wide travel expectations, we have added an exciting new point of sale to our list. As of this weekend, Copenhagen travellers visiting the Sankt Petri Hotel, will be mesmerized by our entire collection flying high in the hotel lobby. Don't forget to check out our leaflets at the front desk and enquire after our season colour Royal Blue!
VOTE, SHARE AND WIN!
You haven’t found the right colour to travel life with? Do you want to share your personal bag statement with the rest of the world? Cast your vote of your preferred colour by means of a like at http://www.facebook.com/FirefliesAmsterdam and make sure that your favourite colour is part of the next FIREFLIES Special Editions! Competition closes 31 August 2013, so be sure to vote and share before. We raffle a winning colour FIREFLIES bag amongst the voters with the most ‘shares’!
IN THE MEDIA - Instant love
This article drew our immediate attention, and clearly some of yours! This blogger is a living example of the reason why we started the business. To instantly brighten up your day and spirits. As a mood elevator. Thank you for returning the favour! :-) (http://30smagazine.wordpress.com/2013/05/18/fireflies-trolley-bags/)
CONSERVATORIUM HOTEL- FIREFLIES are here to stay!
After the succesfull RhubArt Exhibition, FIREFLIES has found a permanent home at the renowned Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam. Please enjoy the welcoming glow of our red bag at the violin entrance hall! They like the music here, so have checked in for ever….Enquieries at the reception.
2 May 2013
RhubArt opening Conservatorium Hotel
From 2 May – 12 May 2013, the renowned Conservatorium Hotel serves as a pop up gallery stage for 20 original pieces of art like pictures, projections, paintings, statues and our own Rhubarb Red! Inspired by the stylish Rhubarb stem, there is literally a spotlight on our trolley. You can find our Rhubarb Red bag on your right hand side entering via the main entrance. At the hotel you will find flyers with details on all art pieces. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!
20 January 2013
FIREFLIES are here to stay!
There is a new bag in town with a catchy name; FIREFLIES. Unusual you say? Not to us! These environmental friendly creatures, which ‘travel light’, are the perfect representatives of our bags; a trolley, which ‘travels light and life’. On top of that, FIREFLIES is slang for ‘Brainwaves’: so watch this space, you’ll be hearing more from us!
22 March 2013
Emma fun(d) raising night
The Emma Children’s hospital is in search of substantial funds to realize her goal to be the best children’s hospital in the world. That’s why on March 22nd a huge benefit party was organized; Emma’s Amazing Fun(d) Raising Night! Together with Fronteer Strategy and Mister Kitchen, FIREFLIES was connecting people at this unique event and contributing to make Emma the best child hospital in the world. Perfect night: fun, funds and friends!
12 February 2013
Pick your colour!
We started FIREFLIES for several reasons; fun and functionality amongst them. Most importantly, we wanted to create something that makes people smile every day; a genuine mood elevator. When it came to picking names, we followed these basic guidelines. We hope they will lift your spirits as well!
30 March 2013
FIREFLIES fits more then ever!
Times are changing…. Latest news; pay up for your carry-on luggage! Now here is a way to fashionably stop the cabin cash cow…..turn to eco cows! Our FIREFLIES bags are fit for (cabin) purpose and made of eco leather. Please check out our collection for further features!.
The making of.....
Working with Jasper Faber, world renowned photographer! Makes everything look great! Job well done! www.jasperfaber.com
In search of excellence
In search of excellence we made it through joyous situations; nothing like the smell of real leather, our cutting frame between world renowned ones (proud!), our first production of lining and pouches
Real Dutch Christmas gifts make happy craftsmen. Resulting in our first samples! We can't believe it ourselves..
Life threatening trips; "are we in Italy yet?"
After a challenging year, we can't hide our excitement and happiness at the sight of our first production batch. We hope you love your bag as much as we do!