International and interdisciplinary festival where you can discover work by a new generation of designers and artists from all over the world
During the 3-day hybrid (ON- & OFFLINE program) festival, a new generation of designers and performing artists from all over the world are given the opportunity to show their work to a broad (inter)national audience. The program with exhibitions, fashion and theatre performances, talks, workshops and film screenings showcases projects that explore, contextualize and celebrate contemporary fashion culture.
The program consists of a selection from the submitted proposals and from the projects initiated by FASHIONCLASH itself that are being developed in co-production with other organizations.
FASHIONCLASH Festival is accessible to everyone through ticket sales and free activities.
"FASHIONCLASH delivered once again what has made it so wildly popular and appreciated amongst the fashion crowd, rising to become an international hot item in the calendar and a must for all those who love a good blend of controversy, entertainment, social engagement and groundbreaking fashion."
- VOGUE ITALY
"In a world fraught with extremism, tension and fears, FASHIONCLASH’s ambitious and democratic stance has become precious for anyone who’s interested in thinking of fashion outside the box."
- A SHADED VIEW ON FASHION
"Since 2009 it has become something of a marker for the bleeding-edge of fashion design, letting participants imaginations’ run wild - and then presenting it all-in a fearlessly theatrical, thought-provoking manner. It includes crossover collaborations with theatre, art, performance, dance…all meant to forge a new cultural context and challenge the boundaries of our visual language."
- BLACKBOOK MAGAZINE
FASHIONCLASH is an interdisciplinary showcase and development fashion platform and a worldwide network of emerging fashion makers based in Maastricht, The Netherlands.
We initiate, produce and present existing and new work of a new generation of fashion makers who research, reflect, contextualize and celebrate contemporary fashion(culture) from the intrinsic question:
How can fashion contribute to a better, healthier and more inclusive society?
Since 2009 FASHIONCLASH has realized numerous successful projects and offered the stage to over 1000 talents in The Netherlands, but also in Brazil, South-Africa, China, Poland, Czech Republic, Belgium, Germany, Portugal, Serbia and Italy.
FASHIONCLASH is managed by artistic and managing directors Branko Popovic, Laurens Hamacher and Nawie Kuiper, assisted by a dedicated team and supported by a community of friends, volunteers, partners and family.