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Innovative & Interdisciplinary showcase platform for fashion and a worldwide network of emerging designers and artists.

11th edition of ‘FASHIONCLASH Festival’ takes place 1 - 3 November 2019 in Maastricht.

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FASHIONCLASH Maastricht Festival – international and interdisciplinary fashion festival 

FASHIONCLASH Maastricht festival is an inspiring fashion festival organized by the Maastricht based (the Netherlands) FASHIONCLASH Foundation. FASHIONCLASH Maastricht festival shows the art of fashion in the broadest sense of the word. FASHIONCLASH Maastricht festival is a platform where young and upcoming designers and artists from various disciplines get the opportunity to present their work to a broad and various audience, national and international press, industry leaders, etc.

FASHIONCLASH Maastricht festival shows work from promising new generation of designers and artists. The shown work is related through a clear link with fashion such as textile, photography, video, jewellery, performance, dance, accessories etc.

Since the first edition in 2009 more than 700 talents from 30 different countries have joined FASHIONCLASH Maastricht festival and were given the opportunity to show their talent and work. Some of their careers really took of from there!

6TH EDITION of FASHIONCLASH Maastricht festival is taking place from June 12 – 15 in Maastricht. 

Festival FASHIONCLASH Maastricht festival offers a spectacular program which guarantees an unforgettable weekend in Maastricht 

The  festival program consists of the following programme items:

→ FASHIONCLASH Fashion Shows we offer room for approximately 35 designers to showcase his or her designs during a spectacular three days of fashion shows. Fashion Show program is accessible for everyone through ticket sale. 

→ FASHIONCLASH Exhibition a special area of the festival terrain set up as an multidisciplinary exhibition area that shows the art of fashion. In 2014 the exhibition will be curated and based on theme  of AGE. Exhibition is accessible for everyone for free.

→ FASHIONCLASH Market a new element in the programme on the main venue where we offer the chance to designers and other participants to showcase but also sell their work in a market style setting. Market is accessible for everyone for free.

→ FASHIONCLASH Side Program is an extensive  programme in the city centre of Maastricht. There are various presentations, pop-up stores and workshops spread through more than 20 locations. Most of the Side Program is accessible for everyone for free.

→ FASHIONCLASH Theatrical Encounters and Clash Project: As the name says, FASHIONCLASH stands for a clash with fashion. From this concept FASHIONCLASH created interdisciplinary projects like the Clash Project which involves non-designers who express their vision on fashion in a fashion creation. Furthermore theatre makers, choreographers and performers are working together with fashion designers in the project Theatrical Encounters.

 → FASHIONCLASH Special projects and collaborations:  FASHIONCLASH Maastricht is a one of a kind interdisciplinary fashion festival. Each edition there are new projects and special collaborations. F.e. such as the  FashionPhilosophy Fashion Week Poland, Berlin fashion Film Festival, Invito Shoe Design Challange 2013, Museum aan het Vrijthof, Dutch Dance Festival, FDI Mauritius, Runway Malta, Runway Gibraltar, Heiligdomsvaart Maastricht 2011, Fashion Museum Hasselt (Belgium), Across the Borders festival (Germany), F.A.B Fashion Across Borders, Salon/ (Amsterdam) and so on.

FASHIONCLASH Maastricht festival is made possible thanks to great support various funds, subsidaries, sponsors, partners, volunteers and friends. FASHIONCLASH is part of a the cultural infrastructure within the policy of municipality of Maastricht and the Province of Limburg.

Take a look at impressions and programme of previous editions of FASHIONCLASH Maastricht festival

fashionclash festival 5 jaar

FASHIONCLASH Maastricht 2013

FASHIONCLASH Maastricht 2012

FASHIONCLASH Maastricht 2011

FASHIONCLASH Maastricht 2010

FASHIONCLASH Maastricht 2009

FASHIONCLASH Maastricht festival is an initiative of the FASHIONCLASH foundation and its artistic directors Branko Popovic, Laurens Hamacher and Nawie Kuiper. FASHIONCLASH goal is to connect emerging talent, various disciplines, cultures and reach a broad audience through fashion. More about FASHIONCLASH

More information about the festival: info@fashionclash.nl

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