Dutch Fashion Here & Now India
The ‘Dutch Fashion Here & Now’ program took Dutch fashion design into the colourful Indian universe. The event-based HTNK program was commissioned by the Dutch government and featured collaborations between top fashion professionals from India and The Netherlands. The Dutch embassy turned indigo blue for one day and night with key industry players being invited by House of Denim to connect on topics of craftsmanship, innovation and sustainability. The night was partied away in the embassy garden with palmtrees covered in denim. Dutch designer Jan Taminiau teamed up with famous designer Suneet Varma and the Dutch duo Died co-created a collection together with Indian ready-to-wear designers Rohit and Rahul. With workshops on make-up by Ellis Faas and House of Orange, music by Star Studded Studios and imagery by Team Peter Stigter, this project turned into a fashion production which at times felt like a Bollywood fairytale.