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Licthing 2015

On the 10th of July fourteen talents of The Netherlands' seven academies will show their graduate collection at the Lichting show during Mercedes-Benz FashionWeek Amsterdam. 

The concept of 'Lichting' is simple: the best academy graduates of one year in 1 central catwalk show. In the audience are the 700 most important people for the next step in their careers: fashion journalists and influential stylists, ready to spot the next big thing; CEO's and design managers on the look-out for talent; and the all-important players-behind-the-scenes, all eager to see what the nation's academies have brought forth this year.

Lichting was founded in 2007 by HTNK and FashionWeek Nederland to bridge the gap between the academies and students on the one side and the talent-hungry fashion industry on the other. Lichting brings together the very best of each of Holland's 7 fashion academies. Lichting is supported by V&D

This years nominees:
Karim Adduchi - Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
Daniel Arosemena Jaraila - AMFI Amsterdam Fashion Institute
Natalie Barschewski - MAFAD Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Design  
Nikki Duijst - The Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague  
Carlijn Gubbens - HKU University of the Arts Utrecht 
Sophie Hardeman - Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
Fatma Kizil - The Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam  
Yvette Peek - ArtEZ Institute of the Arts  
Paula Reichert -  MAFAD Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Design  
Nienke Smeulders -  The Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague  
Abbie Stirrup -  AMFI Amsterdam Fashion Institute
Isabelle Tellié -  ArtEZ Institute of the Arts  
Emy van Gils -  The Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam  
Janina Volkmer -  HKU University of the Arts Utrecht 

The Winner of Lichting 2015 will be chosen by a selected group of industry professionals and an international panel. The panel for Lichting 2015 consists of:

NoéMie Schwaller - Editor in Chief DASH Magazine
Krystyna Metz - Head Product Development Ann Demeulemeester
Raïssa Verhaeghe - Brand Strategist & Business Development Dries van Noten & AF Vandevorst
Patrick De Muynck - Head of Design Department Polimoda Florence

For updates & photos of the participants follow Lichting on the Lichting Facebookpage & Lichting Instagram page  

 

 

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