FASHIONCLASH is an international and interdisciplinary fashion platform with a main focus on new generation of designers. Main goal of FASHIONCLASH is to connect talent, various disciplines, cultures and reach a broad audience through the art of fashion. FASHIONCLASH provides the platform by developing and organizing projects where young designers / artists can show their work. The main project where all the goals are coming together is the successful annual international fashion festival ‘FASHIONCLASH Festival’.
From the moment FASHIONCLASH started it has increasingly grown. By means of projects such as the annual festival FASHIONCLASH Festival, and spin-offs like FASHIONCLASH Market, various Pop-Up Stores, Clash Project, Theatrical Encounters Project, Fashion Procession 2011 and numerous presentations within the Netherlands and abroad, FASHIONCLASH possesses a unique position within the international fashion industry. Ever since the first edition in 2009 over 800 talents coming from 40 different countries have joined the event.
FASHIONCLASH Festival is an international and interdisciplinary fashion festival mainly focusing on ‘young’ emerging designers and artists, active within a broad range of disciplines. The festival gives them the opportunity to show their work. The work shown, are related through a clear link with fashion such as textile, photography, video, jewellery, performance, dance, accessories etc. FASHIONCLASH Festival programme is accessible for everyone and has become a unique opportunity to discover new talents and get inspired by fashion in the widest sense of the word. There are Fashion Shows, Exhibitions, FASHIONCLASH (designer) Market, Clash Project, theatre and dance performances and an extensive Side Program with pop-up stores, workshops and presentations throughout Maastricht.