Founder & Managing Director
Co-founder & Partner House of Denim | Denim City | Jean School | Denim Days | Global Denim Awards | X BANK |
Board member Meester Koetsier Foundation | Fashion Council
Mariette graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts Arnhem, Fashion Design in 1989. Afterwards, Mariette gained extensive experience on a managerial level in creative and commercial positions within the fashion industry. Today, Mariette is managing director of HTNK and serves as an advisor of various companies, governments, selection committees and educational institutions. She’ s a well appreciated public speaker and moderator at international conferences. And a fashion curator for exhibitions and concepts.
Next to the core business, she commits her experience, network and knowledge to support unique Dutch design talents, spotlights Dutch fashion abroad and aims to contribute to the development of the fashion industry as a whole.
Besides all this, Mariette is also quite the DJ. Being the most outrageous fan of Mr Joost van Bellen -Amsterdam's renowned catwalk DJ-, she secretly dreams of a life on tour in his entourage whilst presenting her own moves in the name of "DJet'.
You can contact Mariette for:
- Recruitment Executive level positions
- Consultancy business acceleration
- Consultancy non profit and/or educational projects
- Commercial projects
- Concept development & implementation
- Public Speaking / Moderating