The Fashion programme at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (AP Hogeschool) holds its traditional year-end fashion show on 2 and 3 June 2017. The 2017 location will again be Park Spoor Noord.All the Fashion department students present their creations during SHOW2017 to an audience of 4000 fashion professionals and those interested in fashion from all over the world. An international jury judges the collections. The show is repeated on both evenings. Park Spoor Noord, specifically the Parkloods, was chosen as location once again this year.
The Academy: the cradle of fashion in Antwerp
The Fashion programme at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts produced big names in Antwerp fashion. The famous ‘Antwerp Six’ (Walter Van Beirendonck, Dries Van Noten, Marina Yee, Dirk Van Saene, Dirk Bikkembergs and Ann Demeulemeester) and Martin Margiela graduated from this institute at the beginning of the 1980s. Other designers of international fame also studied here: Haider Ackermann, Tim Van Steenbergen and Kris Van Assche.
Tickets and information
A new crop of designers will present their collections on 2 and 3 June. Info & tickets: www.antwerp-fashion.be