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Author: Villa Nicola

Villa Nicola is a place to make memories. Whether that be capturing the latest fashions in a Vogue photoshoot, having stories told via vlogs filmed in our kitchens, couples spending a special weekend away in Amsterdam, or having press launches in our courtyard.         We opened our doors to Andrew and Pauline, to celebrate the preview of their wedding day, just before they left for the ceremony...

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What if you could change your mood at the flip of a switch? Or even by the sound of your own voice? Philips recently held their European press launch for their Hue range of lighting, and the results were amazing.             Whether you wish to feel energized, or you simply want to read, concentrate or relax, each hue of light can assist, and Villa Nicola transformed into every...

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Fashion brand Milla Amsterdam visited Villa Nicola recently, to photograph their Fall/Winter 18/19 collection. Founder and designer Eva Harkema creates six fashion collections per year, that are feminine, powerful and identified as 'urban luxury'.               The gorgeous Robin, from Elite Models sauntered through our B&B in leopard print, leather, lace and leggings as the warm afternoon light shone through our windows.     Thanks for gracing our Villa!   Client Milla Amsterdam Model...

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Film and Television star, Fockeline Ouwerkerk played many roles at Villa Nicola recently - the imperfect housewife, the cook, party girl, beauty queen and of course her most natural role, the glamorous actress.     Dario & Misja photographed a fun and frivolous twelve page spread for Beau Monde magazine, across all of Villa Nicola's floors. Fockeline is a Dutch actress, starring in many roles on film and well...

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We love to host a photoshoot from time to time, at Villa Nicola. De Bijenkorf recently visited, to photograph some beautiful fashion brands, from their high-end Amsterdam department store and @deBijenkorf_man on Instagram. The classically handsome Thijs from agency Republic Men, sauntered around our spaces draped in Givenchy, Hugo Boss, Dior, Balenciaga and Dries van Noten.      Photographer and model Kay Nambiar effortlessly snapped striped shirts against floral wallpaper, red socks and suspenders in our bedroom suites,...

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Donna Hay has been in the kitchen since she was only 8 years old. Years later, her love for food has grown, and Donna is now a household name in Australia and holds international acclaim, as the most recognised leading food editor, and best-selling cookbook author. She has written 26 award winning cookbooks, and recently travelled to Amsterdam to Launch her new book, 'Basics to Brilliance', named after her Foxtel...

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Recently, we hosted a press event for three fabulous and individual brands, La Collerette, Lott and Alix.     Each label converted Villa Nicola into a personalised style salon. La Collerette, a company founded by twin sisters, produce gorgeous bespoke collars. They styled a chic, sultry boudoir, with moody lighting shimmering against gold gilded frames and glass cloches.         Lott Gioilli's playful and timeless range of earrings was displayed amongst bright seasonal blooms and fresh fruit, that cascaded...

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Fashion label, Tramontana photographed their upcoming Autumn/Winter 2017 campaign, at Villa Nicola. And we just love the looks that were achieved from within our walls. From the moody greens picked up in our Garden Suite, gorgeous models lazing about on the Peacock chair, to the red velvet of the entrance staircase.     The AW17 magazine takes you though their new season styles, how to wear their looks, and sharing their must-have beauty tips....

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Here at Villa Nicola, we love to pamper our guests. Whether you are dreaming in our Designers Guild Egyptian cotton sheets, starting your day with a glorious breakfast, or walking the Amsterdam streets smelling like heaven, we want to take you there.     From the moment you walk through the door, hints of white tea, citrus and bergamot, of No.92 Objets d'Amsterdam, gently falls upon on your shoulders, and whisks you up to...

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Gigi Hadid recently visited Villa Nicola for the May 2017 Vogue Nederland front cover, for her Tommy Hilfiger fashion line. Villa Nicola was filled to the brim with a large crew of stylists, makeup artists, and her photographer, Serge Leblon. Interviews were conducted amidst a flurry of flashes, makeup sessions, and outfit changes.     Gigi's first fashion campaign was when she was just 2 years old, whilst modelling for Baby Guess. Her...

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