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Pioneers in 3D Printed Designs

In occasion of its fourth store opening in The Netherlands, Azzurro, one of the most exclusive luxury Dutch fashion shops, has chosen to involve the most innovative Dutch design brand, Freedom Of Creation. In addition to the best clothing brands, the store will also feature some of the most trendy Freedom Of Creation products, including men’s accessories. Freedom Of Creation pieces will be exhibited as true jewels of design among creations of Dolce&Gabbana, Prada, Yves Saint Laurent and many others big names from the fashion industry. There will also be on display a Cube 3D printer, which allows people to create their own accessories and designs. Moreover, next fall/winter, Freedom Of Creation will launch new fashion products and try new 3D personalization concepts in the FOUR by Azzurro store. FOUR by Azzurro is located at PC Hooftstraat 127 in Amsterdam.

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