In the Eindhoven shop on Emmasingel, you can find shirts that honour the city neighbourhoods.
Next year it will be 100 years ago that the villages of Tongelre, Stratum, Gestel, Woensel, and Strijp amalgamated to form what is now known as Eindhoven. Dorothée Foole owns the Eindhoven shop. She believes Eindhoven’s residents should pay more attention to the city’s history and culture.
“Nowadays it’s all about design, technology and expats,” she says. She has nothing against that. But residents of the city sometimes also want to show pride in their part of the city. This is now possible thanks to her shirts.
‘Come for a coffee and a chat’
“People can visit me in the shop for a cup of coffee or a chat,” Dorothée says. “The shop is really for the Eindhoven resident who likes chatting, and, of course, to learn a bit about the city’s history and culture. That is why I started with these shirts”.
The shirts cost €20.00 each. Of that, €2,50 goes to the charity, Stichting (Z)onder Dak Eindhoven. The shop is open until Monday 20 January 2020.
Translated by: Bob