22 July 2009

Amsterdam International Fashion Week

Today was the start of the Amsterdam Fashion Week.Amsterdam International Fashion Week started in 2004 as an initiative to put Amsterdam on the map as a sparkling and internationally oriented destination for Fashion. Twice a year, Fashion Week forms the centre-point of the Dutch fashion world, with a full schedule of catwalk shows, trade fairs, presentations, lectures and parties.
The show programme is for professionals only and takes place at the former Gas Factories in Amsterdam's ‘Westergas' area. Young and established designers show their collections on the Amsterdam catwalk. With the growing interest in ‘Dutch Design', Amsterdam International Fashion Week attracts a growing audience of directional international brands, buyers and press.
Answering to immense popular demand, Fashion Week DOWNTOWN consists of numerous public catwalk shows, parties, shop launches, lectures and expositions, all organized in collaboration with local museums, galleries, clubs and shops.

Amsterdam is definitely worth visiting! Please let me know if you need some tips when you are over in Holland. This new Amsterdam street-style blog shows cute faces + legs. It gives an impression on what you can expect in Holland. Found this new blog via the fabulous blog of Joanne: A Cup of Jo. Thanks for the tip Joanne!

source: AIFW

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