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On the 10th of September 2020, the Textile & Fashion department of The Royal Academy of Art, The Hague presented its graduates. After having launched the digital platform exposed.kabk.nl, they now showed their collections during a live presentation. The patio of the academy - a monumental modernist building - was transformed into an arena, presenting this years collections in an event titled EXPOSED LIVE.

The class of 2020: Eva Dimopoulou (GR), Hannakin Henriksson (SE), Haily Kim (KR), Hee Eun Kim (KR), Inge Vaandering (NL). 

Check out the video through this link




Rietveld Academie Fashion Show 2020

Every year, the Fashion department presents the work of the graduating students to the public during GERRIT RIETVELD ACADEMIE FASHION SHOW. It is the first time students show their graduation collection to the outside world. Every year it takes places at a different special location in or around Amsterdam. In 2020 the Fashion Show will take place during the Graduation Show.

Gerrit Rietveld Academie Fashion Show 2020

26 August - 30 August 2020

Open daily 10:00 - 21:00

Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Fred. Roeskestraat 96, Amsterdam

Because of the measures against the spread of covid-19, it is necessary to book a ticket for specific date and start time in advance. You can reserve your timeslot here.




Warehouse Review 001 | People Wearing Off-White

Summer 2020 marks the launch of the first edition of Warehouse Review, a publication that aims to explore alternative modes of fashion criticism. The series, initiated by Amsterdam-based fashion platform Warehouse, has the intention to fill gaps left by the fashion industry when it comes to fashion critique. Warehouse Review strives to give a thorough analysis and contextualisation of various contemporary fashion phenomena. The inaugural issue of Warehouse Review, titled ‘People Wearing Off-White’, is dedicated to Virgil Abloh’s highly visible and recognizable luxury streetwear brand Off-White. 

Designed by Line Arngaard, the zine features contributions by Chinouk Filique de Miranda, Denise Bernts, Femke de Vries and Hanka van der Voet.

Warehouse Review 001 | 'People Wearing Off-White' drops in a run of 150 copies on 23 July 2020. The zine is not available for sale, but can be obtained through swapping only, exclusively at San Serriffe in Amsterdam and through the Warehouse webshop.

thisiswarehouse.com / san-serriffe.com



Announcement: Outsiderwear - Streetwear by outsider and insider artists

Outsiderwear is a project in which talented outsider artists are connected to emerging and established fashion designers and artists. An outsider artist, is an artist with for example, a mental or physical disability, a psychiatric or homeless background.

In the coming months, they will jointly work towards a cooperative streetwear capsule collection and various exhibitions. The results of the collaborations will be presented and sold at the Outsiderwear Festival, which will take place from 20.11 - 31.12 2020 at four locations in Amsterdam: Outsider Art Galerie, Patta Store, gallery Vriend van Bavink and Zeedijk60. Expos, shop-in-shops, an activist photo campaign, tours and talks bring the world of Outsiders and Insiders together. 

Confirmed out- and insiders are Viresh Paltie, Rudy de Gruyl, Bruin Parry, Desmond Tjon-a-Koi, Daniël Eerenberg, Joey Bocciardo, Titia Sluijter, Piet Parra, BonneSuits, Jan Hoek, Duran Lantink, Patta / Vincent van der Waal, Jessica van Halteren, Georgy Dendoe, Tirino Yspol, Sophie Hardeman, Benedikt Fischer, Wieger Windhorst, Maxivive, Hendrickje Schimmel and Tom van der Borght.

Outsiderwear is an initiative of artist Jan Hoek and the Kapitein Hoek Foundation in collaboration with the M-ODE Foundation and the Outsider Art Galerie.




Royal Academy of Art The Hague presents EXPOSED 2020: ROOTS

At the end of every academic year, the Textile & Fashion department of The Royal Academy of Art (KABK), The Hague reveals the work of its students in EXPOSED - a grand fashion and textile celebration accompanied by an inspiring publication.

This year will be different.

1 July will mark the launch of the digital platform EXPOSED online - a yearbook dedicated to this year's work, designs, workshops, projects and masterclasses. Special attention goes to the the graduation projects of the class of 2020, Eva Dimopulou GR), Hannakin Henriksson (SE), Haily Kim (KR), Tony Ta (NL), Hee Eun Kim (KR) and Inge Vaandering (NL). They will present their work in six unique fashion films. EXPOSED online is created in collaboration with curator Maarten Spruyt and designer Johannes Verwoerd and powered by Keep an Eye Foundation.




JOIN Collective Clothes with Scheltens & Abbenes, an exhibition at Eight Cubic Meters 

JOIN Collective Clothes, the ongoing project by designer Anouk Beckers, wraps up a year of workshops and events that revolve around collectively creating garments. From 1 July – 22 September, JOIN will present itself at Eight Cubic Meters, the outdoor gallery of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in the city centre of Amsterdam. The gallery's eigh publicly accessible vitrines, reminiscent of shop windows - will display pieces from the collective collection in a series of images created by photographers Scheltens & Abbenes.  

joincollectiveclothes.com / scheltens-abbenes.com



Warehouse Wear | The Face Mask Series

Amsterdam-based fashion platform Warehouse proudly presents the first collection of Warehouse Wear. For its debut series, Warehouse invited five critical fashion practitioners from various corners of the world to share their propositions for a - for many of us - new character in our wardrobes: the face mask. The participants are FEMAIL (United States), HAiKw/ (Norway), Lucia Cuba (Peru), Sho Konishi (Japan) and Schueller de Waal (The Netherlands). The collection will not be sold, but will be released through do-it-yourself-video and .pdf tutorials; inviting everyone to start getting acquainted with the face mask and make one themselves. 




Kiki Niesten x KASSL Editions 

During TEFAF 2020, retailer Kiki Niesten and fashion brand KASSL Editions invite you to take a creative smoking break. The windows at Stokstraat 28 will host an installation by Studio Sander Plug - consisting of six handcrafted ashtrays and a short movie

kikiniesten.nl / kassleditions.com



New client: Julidans

Julidans is the international festival for contemporary dance. This year, the celebrated festival will organise its 30th edition. Julidans presents both the great masters and the enfants terribles of contemporary dance in various locations in Amsterdam. 30 June - 12 July 2020. 




Monument Magazine No. 2 Launch

Monument is a fanzine dedicated to the "Dutch Wave", a group of Dutch fashion designers active around the turn of the century. Each issue is dedicated to one designer or design duo. This second issue - launched at Athenaeum Bookstore Amsterdam - focusses on the work of Keupr/van Bentm. Monument is a project by Mary-Lou Berkulin and Karen van de Kraats. 




The Hoodie opens at Het Nieuwe Instituut

The hoodie explores the role of a fashion garment as a socio-political carrier. The hoodie is a staple of contemporary dress, hyped as a trend and a must-have item; but elsewhere it is also a topic of moral panic, banned by certain institutions and dissected by the media as an emblem of inequality, crime or deviancy. Contributions by Rick Owens, VETEMENTS, Lucy Orta, John Edmonds, Prem Sahib, David Hammons, Exactitudes, Campbell Addy and many more. Curated by wirter and curator Lou Stoppard. Until 14 April 2020. 




Body Control at De Kerk / Museum Arnhem

To which extent can we, as humans, engineer our bodies? The exhibition Body Control, staged at De Kerk the temporary space of Museum Arnhem, focusses on jewellery and fashion at the boundaries of the human body. Contributions by Iris van Herpen, Katja Prins, Sinéad O'Dwyer, Ted Noten among others. Curated by Anne-Karlijn van Kesteren. Until 26 January 2020. 




HACKED by__ capsule collection with ASN Bank

HACKED by__ realised their first capsule collection in collaboration with ASN Bank. Fashion designers Alexander van Slobbe and Francisco van Benthum created new garments, completely built from fashion industry leftovers. Produced in the Netherlands and available at X BANK in Amsterdam and through their webstore.




Dylan Westerweel wins Lichting 2019

Lichting, the debutant ball for up-and-coming fashion talent, took place at De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam as part of Amsterdam Fashion Week. Fourteen graduates from the seven Dutch fashion academies presented themselves to an international audience. Dylan Westerweel, graduated at ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, was chosen as the most promising talent by an international panel of fashion professionals. 




Duran Lantink: Old Stock at Centraal Museum

Centraal Museum Utrecht presents new work by the emerging fashion designer Duran Lantink. His first solo exhibition is an adventurous tryptich in which themes like sustainability and diversity take central stage. For the exhibition he skillfully cut up old pieces fom the fashion collection of the museum and crafted them into new garments. Also on display: His sistaaz of the castle project (created together with Jan Hoek), the 'straight from the salesbin' installation, and a new video by Nick Knight.