Frans Molenaar Fashion Competition 2017

Frans Molenaar Fashion Competition 2017

The annual Frans Molenaar Fashion competition show was held at The Amstel Hotel in Amsterdam on friday November the 3rd, 2017. This was already the 22th edition, and Mimi Blogger Team attended this lovely, intimate show. Collections were shown by Ninamounah Langestraat, Boris Kollar, and Chelsea Peterson, who graduated this year at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. Victor Klijsen and Leroy van Halen graduated at ArtEZ Arnhem and Lotte van Dijk, who became a Master in fashion ArtEZ Arnhem.

And the winners are: Ninamounah Langestraat and Boris Kollar! A shared first place for these youngsters from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie! (They both won €7500,-) Gongratulations!

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Read more about previous Frans Molenaar Prize Fashion Shows here, on this blog.

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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 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

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MBFWA Lichting 2016

MBFWA Lichting 2016


MBFWA (Mercedes-Benz-Fashion-Week-Amsterdam) opened yesterday evening (July  7, 2016) with the annual, national fashion-awardshow (Mercedes-Benz presents) Lichting 2016. It is Lichting’s 10th anniversary this year so the festive opening, including an exhibition, was in place!

Winners were Danial Aitouganov, he won the Lichting Award of €10.000,- and Marlou Breuls, she won The Audience Favorite Award, which is €3.000,-. They both graduated at AMFI (Amsterdam Fashion Institute) Congratulations to them both!

The jury members this year were; Bram van Diepen (men’s wear designer at Louis Vuitton, participant of Lichting 2011), Rem D. Koolhaas (creative director & co-founder of United Nude Shoes), Michael Kampe (head of creative management Denim BOSS Orange & Green & BOSS Woman) and Ferry “Promostyl” Schoew (fashion forecaster)

Please read more about the Lichting Award Fashion show HERE on this blog……..

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Introducing: Lichting 2013

Amsterdam Fashion Week is about to start. One of our favorite shows must be Lichting, a contest for the best graduated student of the year. So that’s what you get to see: The best fashion students of The Netherlands, and that is always a joy. The photo’s of their work look promising enough!

Photocredits: Henriette Tilanus/Photo: Peter Stigter, Anneleen Bertels/Photo:: Louise Te Poele, Niki Milioni/Photo: Peter Stigter, Wenda Harmsen/Photo: Erwin Venema, Katrien Baaij/Photo: Koers von Cremer, Anna Kathryn Gregor/Photo: Patrick Tiedtke, Anne van den Bogaard/Photo: Valentina Vos, Jazz Kuipers/Photo: Marc Haers, Maartje van Hooij/Photo: Peter stigter, Anbasja Blanken/Photo:: Michel Zoeter, Duran Lantink/Photo: Peter Stigter, Dewi Bekker/Photo: Imke Ligthart and Henri Verhoef, Loekie Mulder/Photo: Jip Broeks

More on Lichting (supported by G-Star Raw) 2013 HERE……