This series touches on the stories and moments of some of Frederique van der Wal’s unique friends. She talks with her fellow New Yorkers about life, work, dreams and experiences. Life Cycles is a feel good human interest show that isn’t afraid to touch on more serious subjects. We get to know Frederique, the people she meets and New York - the city where dreams seem to come true for a lot of people.
Frederique gets together with old friend, colleague, celebrity hairdresser, and blonde aficionado, Frederic Fekkai, at his luxurious Madison Avenue salon in the heart of New York City. They discuss old times, creativity, and where they each draw inspiration from. Frederic shares some hair tips and why he is passionate about making quality hair products accessible with his brand, The Pure, which is available all over the world and is sold in Target.Coming Soon
Leading up to fashion week Frederique chats and has a fitting with fashion icons Mark Badgley and James Mischka, known for their timeless brand ‘Badgley Mischka,’ ahead of New York Fashion Week in their . Amid the hustle and bustle of their mid-town New York showroom and backstage on the big day at the fashion show, the supermodel digs deep into what has made Mark and James and in turn, Badgley Mischka, so successful in the fashion industry, their relationship, and everything in between.Coming Soon
The young Senegalese artist and fashion designer Marieme Diop, opens up for Akon, designs her own costumes which she has made in Senegal, and wholeheartedly believes in being uniquely yourself. Moving as a little girl from Senegal to New York City, she talks with Frederique about music, fashion, and self empowerment and what it means to be a woman in the entertainment industry. Watch the candid conversations as she preps for her next showcase at the legendary Alphabet city’s Nublu 151.Coming Soon
Actor, producer, and director Griffin Dunne catches up with longtime friend and tennis buddy Frederique at his East Village apartment in New York City. As they catch up and walk Griffin’s dog through some of Frederique’s most favorite streets in Griffin’s neighborhood, they discuss the balancing act of work and family life, making time for yourself, and the fast-paced industry that is entertainment.Coming Soon
Frederique and Nicholas Kunz sit down at the Nicholas K store in Soho, surrounded by her husband, her brother, and dog. Besides the unique collection, designed and created around naturally sourced fibers, Nicholas shares in great detail how sustainable manufacturing with zero footprint is extremely important to our world and could have a global impact if everyone did their part.Coming Soon
In this episode of Lifecycles Frederique visits with Beatrix Ost at her Central Park West duplex at the historic Hotel des Artistes building in New York City. They discuss 3-dimensional art, family, and the ups and downs of life that have led them through life. As they are both creative woman who moved to New York from Europe in the early days of each of their respective careers, they find many similarities and draw parallels between their lives. Beatrix’s long and colorful life story equally fascinates and inspires.Coming Soon
In this episode of Lifecycles fellow Dutchwomen Frederique and Winka Dubbeldam begin their time together at Inscape meditation space. A self-regulating dome, with air and oxygene control designed by Winka. Dubbeldam is a famous architect, the CEO of Architectonis, and a professor of architecture at UPENN. Frederique and Winka make their way to Tribeca to see some of the the additions Winka added to New York City’s infamous skyline. Beautifully designed buildings that integrate the old and new NYC into clean easy living spaces.Coming Soon