Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts Fashion 'New Blood' Show 2011

Antwerp: June 16, 17 and 18 2011 // The Fashion Department of the Artesis Hogeschool, presents its annual graduation show of its talented students. Undoubtedly a much-expected fashion event as the Academy constitutes the mother of major designers of today’s fashion; Creators who established the unique and mostly radical vision of fashion, known for its unique minimalism and production techniques. The famous alumni of the Fashion Department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, namely the ‘Antwerp Six’ (Dries Van Noten, Ann Demeulemeester, Dirk Bikkembergs, Walter Van Beirendonck, Dirk Van Saene, and Marina Wee) set up the basis for a new design era, primarily based upon superior quality materials and non-mass production methods. Today, almost thirty years after their graduation, the academy holds its annual rendezvous’ to celebrate its new breed of exceptionally trained talents who will become the future charioteers of the multi-faceted carriage that is called fashion.

Designers top to bottom:
Yong Soon Kwon, Minju Kim, Marius Janusauskas, Leonneke Derksen, Sol Alonso, Matthias Weber, Niels Peeraer, Jantine Van Penski, Jantine Van Penski, Yusuke Hotchi, Niels Peeraer, Leonneke Derksen
All backstage photography by Boy Kortekaas
Editorial shots by Madame Peripetie for SHOW/OFF #4 magazine

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