Ailene van Elmpt (1992) recently graduated with her womenswear collection “It’s my fault” at ArtEZ Institute of the art Arnhem (The Netherlands). She moved to New York City to do an internship at the menswear department at Alexander Wang to worked there as an Design assistant where she was responsible for the designs of the spring/summer 2016 menswear collection. In addition to her own fashion design project she is currently working as an assistant designer at Ronald van der Kemp.

You can recognize her collection by a strong sense of volume and asymmetry, allowing her to create a new kind of Japanese – punk feeling. In addition, you will find an aesthetic contrast in her designs, these are reflected in the materials and sources of inspiration.

During the openings night of the 24th edition of Mercedes-Benz Amsterdam Fashionweek she showed the Graduation collection ‘it’s my fault, “which she was also nominated as a Finalist for the Lichting 2016 award. She has showed her last collection at the openings night of the 25th edition of the Mercedes-Benz Amsterdam Fashionweek.  With here collections she got selected for several awards and exposition worldwide, Such as:

VOGUE ITALIA
VOGUE.NL
NEW YORK MAGAZINE – THE CUT,
I-D MAGAZINE
FASHIONWEEK.NL
KLATBULT
TOILE MAGAZINE
CURRENT OBSESSION MAGAZINE

and so on.

Shows, Awards and Expositions

FUTURE CENTRE – CHINA

Exhibition – 23 march until 24 april 2017, Chengdu – China

 

FUTURE GENERATION 2017- THE PAINTING

Openings show – 26 January 2017, Mercedez-benz fashionweek Amsterdam

 

MODEFABRIEK – AMSTERDAM

Exhibition curetted by Coming soon Arnhem – January 2017

 

PRESELECTED FINALIST

32th International Festival of Fashion and Photography in Hyeres 2017

December 2016, France

 

COMINGSOON – ARNHEM

Exhibition curetted by Coming soon Arnhem – November 2016

 

PRESS PLAY TO CONTINUE – EINDHOVEN

Exhibition during Dutch Design week – October 2016

 

IT’S FASHION WEEKEND – EINDHOVEN

Exhibition during IT’S FASHION WEEKEND – September 2016

 

LICHTING AWARD 2016

Award show – 12 July 2016, Mercedez-benz fashionweek Amsterdam

 

MODEFABRIEK – AMSTERDAM

Exhibition- Selected as most talented graduate 2016 – July 2016