FUN, FOCUS & THE FUTURE OF FASHION

Fun Focus & the Future of FashionThe 40th edition of Modefabriek held last Sunday 24 January and Monday 25 January was all about fun, focus and the future of  experience the world of tomorrow. Exciting co-ops, dynamic modernised brands, futuristic innovations and lots of hands-on new talent were all showcased read more

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CO-OP AS INNOVATION MODEL

Art Comes First x Liam Maher As we announced earlier this season, those who really want to create a win-win-win situation need to join forces. This lets you arm each other with knowledge, inspiration and striking power. We saw fabulous examples this season and customers enjoy the super-powered result.

Liam Maher, creative director of Denham, gave an MF Talk on ‘Sartoria Prohemium’. Together with Sam Lambert and Shaka Maidoh from Art Comes First, he has developed a new vision of storytelling. read more

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FASHION FULL CIRCLE

Fashion Full circle ModefabriekModefabriek also continues to innovate with increasingly more comprehensive offerings for its visitors. It’s no longer about what you sell, but also how you do this. The newest developments in the ‘business tools’ categories are also receiving more and more attention, as was clear from the start of District D, read more

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FUTUREPROOF MET MF TALKS

MF TALKSThe talks on the latest fashion and consumer trends, as well as more practical innovations in the business, are becoming an increasingly important component of Modefabriek.  Modefabriek invited top international speakers for this round of MF Talks. The message: get inspired to change and make sure you’re futureproof. Sarah Johnson from the London forecasting agency Prote.in gave a stimulating presentation on the far-reaching influence of ‘early adopters’ on both brands and retail. read more

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FOCUS // FOCUS // FOCUS

modefabriek 16 01 by RVDA II 2393aAcross the board, we see that brands and professionals are distinguishing themselves more sharply by focusing on the essence of their strengths. Gaastra is a great example of this. The brand presented eight key style jackets in specially designed display cases. “You shouldn’t try to be everything for everyone,” says Hein Barnhoorn, read more

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Futureland // post couture collective

FUTURELAND ModefabriekCo-ops bring together a passion for creation and a sense of adventure, which not only leads to cool capsule collections, but also has a broader effect: radical innovations. And plenty of innovation can be found at Modefabriek. In the heart of the ‘immersive trend installation’ Futureland, Martijn van Strien demonstrated his Post-Couture Collective live with an enormous laser printer. read more

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MF TALKS // Listen up!

Olcay Gulsen Modefabriek TALKGetting more popular by the season is the Modefabriek seminar program, also known as ‘MF Talks’. First thing to do after coming in: take a look at the MF TALKS daily schedule to make sure you don’t miss out on your favourite seminars. Like:

‘How to stay relevant in a revolution’ by Olcay Gulsen, founder and owner of Supertrash, entrepreneur and TV host (Sunday from 14:00 – 14:30)

‘Why shoppers love pop-up retail and how it became serious business’ by Rupert Parker Brady, director of Retaildenkers.nl (Sunday from 11:00 – 11:30am and Monday from 14:00 – 14:30) read more

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THE FUTURE OF JOBS AND THE JOBS OF THE FUTURE

WORK IT // HTNK // ModefabriekWORK IT by HTNK! features some of the best professionals in the field who share insights with you from their daily work experience. No stage presentations, but TED style talks presented at our XL sized kitchen table. read more

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