14 – 16 November
NEW YORKER | DOCK.ONE
COLOGNE FASHION DAYS 2014
The New Fashion Format in Cologne More than 30 national & international Young Couture labels present and sell their latest collections.
The long-awaited premier of the CFD | COLOGNE FASHION DAYS 2014, a three-day trade fair for fashion enthusiasts, will take place in THE NEW YORKER | DOCK.ONE in Cologne-Mülheim from the 14th through the 16th of November. The CFD will also provide a brilliant and promising framework for the 4th edition of the highly successful COLOGNE CATWALK, which will take place on the 15th of November.
The COLOGNE FASHION DAYS and the COLOGNE CATWALK both take place under the patronage of Garrelt Duin, Minister for Economic Affairs, Energy, Industry and Commerce of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. As organizer of both events, Ralf Daab and the team of the Cologne-based publishing house DAAB are particularly pleased about the cooperation with TM TextilMitteilungen, the visionary dialogue-magazine for fashion professionals and FashionUnited, a leading international industry network for fashion professionals.
On all three fair days, an interesting supplementary program will present lectures, interviews and talks revolving around the world of fashion on the CFD Stage. Finally, fashion schools will also provide information on their educational programs like Design Department from Düsseldorf.
The 4th COLOGNE CATWALK will take place on Saturday, the 15th of November. Artistic Director of the COLOGNE CATWALK is Waldek Szymkowiak, who has choreographed shows for labels such as Michalsky, Dolce & Gabbana and Christian Dior. A jury will select six designers from among all fair participants to present their latest collections in the show section of the COLOGNE CATWALK. More than 500 guests are expected to attend the “wavemusic Private Chill” after-show party.
Tickets for the COLOGNE FASION DAYS and the COLOGNE CATWALK are available at KölnTicket.de. http://goo.gl/JzOr5R
More information: http://www.colognefashiondays.com
|Bas Kosters, image by Marc Deurloo|
The guest country for Cologne Fashion Days 2014 is the Netherlands and FASHIONCLASH is invited to present 11 emerging Dutch designers. Within the „Think Dutch Space”, diversity, innovation and creativity of Dutch fashion design will be on display. Presentation will show fashion in the broadest sense of the word, next to fashion design one can find shoe design, textile design and accessories.
Selection of designers includes award winning talents like Liselore Frowijn (Prix Chloé at Hyères International Festival de la Mode 2014) and shoe designer Deniz Terli (Clarks Shoe Design Award). Furthermore one can discover fashion by Joelle Boers, Ebby Port, by Sanne Jansen and menswear design of Mevan Kaluarachchi and Jivika Biervliet. Designers Judith van Vliet and Chris van den Elzen joined forces with success at FASHIONCLASH Festival 2014 and now their innovative work will be exhibited at Cologne Fashion Days.
Special feature within the space will be filled with work by already known name in the fashion scene, Bas Kosters, who is a great example of multidisciplinarity and artistic freedom.
All participants have already presented their collections on stages in The Netherlands (Amsterdam Fashion Week, FASHIONCLASH Festival) and abroad (London Fashion Week, Vienna Fashion Week).
FASHIONCLASH invites you to come to Cologne and discover new generation of Dutch fashion talent.