Lichting 2017 Fashion Design Award goes to Lizzy Stuyfzand

Lichting 2017 Fashion Design Award goes to Lizzy Stuyfzand

Yesterday (7/14/2017), on the second day of Amsterdam Fashionweek (MBFWA) Mini Berlin Blogger Team went to see the Lichting show (the annual contest for 14 graduating Dutch fashion design students) Lizzy Stuyfzand was the winner of the Lichting Award, for most promising talent, which is €10,000! Congratulations!! Ms Stuyfzand graduated last month at ArtEZ Arnhem with her menswear collection “Call me magpie” (see more about that here on this blog)

The second award, €3000; is ‘The Audience’s Favorite’ went to Sarah Bruylant of AMFI. The students participated to this lovely show were: Roos Boshart, Rachael Cheong, Annebel de Kok, Miro Hämäläinen, Karlijn Krijger and Ninamounah Langestraat (read more about them here lichting.nl) The winners truly deserved the prices they got, but we also rooted for Ninamounah Langestraat (Gerrit Rietveld Academy) her part of the Lichting show really stood out to us because of it’s very strong personality. Congratulations to all students; we wish you the best in your careers! xoxo Mimi

see some Mimi Berlin Party Snaps made at MBFWA July 2017 HERE
This year’s fashion students presented their graduation collections to a group of four (inter)national fashion professionals or so-called judges; Zowie Broach (Head of Fashion Royal College of Art London), Federico Poletti (Sr. Editor Manintown, Vogue Italia and Seminar of Business Of Fashion), Philippe Pourhashemi (Freelance fashion writer, Contributor to A Shaded View on Fashion and Editor-at-Big for Fucking Young) and Floor Coal (Fashion Designer and Light 2010 participant. Previously she worked for Balenciaga and is now responsible for the leather goods at Lancel)

The Lichting 2017 Awards are made available by the Master Koetsier Foundation (€10.000) and Ten Cate (€3000)

thahanks @grjkamphorst

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