Cabmate got featured in the fashion section of La Repubblica, one of Italy's four main national newspapers:
“One of the most frequented Instagram profiles by fashion enthusiasts is Cabmate, a photography account dedicated to the minimalism of the 1990s. It features Calvin Klein and Prada fashion shows, photoshoots from that era, pictures of Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Moss at parties. And most importantly, it includes Carolyn Bessette Kennedy.”
Interview with Jill Manoff, Editor in Chief of Glossy:
《Bart Kooi has been building a brand-first fashion business since May 2020.
At the height of the pandemic, Kooi launched the Instagram account Cabmate, meant to be a digital mood board-slash-creative outlet. He chose its "catchy, cosmopolitan" name after seeing the word in a newspaper story about Jon Weiser, founder of iconic NYC retailer Charivari. He created a logo for it using a font that he deemed modern, yet familiar.
Cabmate's focus on masculine-feminine, 'gos-minimalist style quickly attracted a large following of fashion A-listers. Rita Ora, fashion media veteran Katie Grand...
Cabmate has been featured in WWW's list of 6 grown-up ways to wear a baseball cap.
"We're big fans of wearing one colour top-to-toe, and Chrystelle's white ensemble, complete with baseball cap, is the ultimate example of how to do so."