Owner - Gerard Onley was born and raised in the United States. He has studied fashion Merchandising and design at The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, California. Gerard has worked in fashion for more than 30 years and has held numerous positions as designer, wardrobe consultant, fashion illustrator, sales and contributing editor to various magazines.
In 2016 Gerard founded OnleyDesirables which is located at Czaar Peterstraat 193 - Amsterdam. The focus of the store is to make the public aware of the fact that older clothing doesn't necessarily mean "outdated". With some imagination many designer pieces which were unique "then" are still unique and relevant (if not timeless) with the right combinations today: Sustainable.
What you will find at OnleyDesirables is a pleasant and welcoming environment to browse through the collection and discover the many treasures that this (ever-changing) collection has to offer.
This collection consists of Pre-loved New and Good as New clothing which may or may not have ever been worn by it's previous owners. Many of these items, you may seldom or never see on the market again, simply because they are considered "highly collectable" items.
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