Vacature Operations Manager (in dutch only)


Modefabriek bv organiseert (mode)evenementen in Amsterdam waaronder Modefabriek, kleine fabriek, MIRROR en Denim Days. Deze hoogwaardige evenementen staan bekend om hun unieke uitstraling, waarbij het zakelijke aspect hand in hand gaat met een inspirerende beleving en vormgeving. Jaarlijks bezoeken meer dan 50.000 professionals deze evenementen.

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Menswear Trends SS14 – part II

Menswear Trends

By Igor Guinau

Most men don’t care about fashion trends. Or maybe they don’t dare to wear them. There seems to be a persistent taboo surrounding cutting-edge fashion statements for men. Because, heaven forbid, one might come across as too feminine. Fortunately, a new generation of designers and aficionados is fed up with those boring clichés and has started experimenting with the once so strict boundaries between the feminine and masculine wardrobe. read more



Stage operations

Modefabriek BV organiseert (mode)evenementen in Amsterdam waaronder Modefabriek en kleine fabriek. Deze hoogwaardige b2b evenementen zijn de grootste modebeurzen van Nederland en staan bekend om hun unieke uitstraling waarbij het zakelijke aspect hand in hand gaat met een inspirerende beleving. Jaarlijks bezoeken meer dan 40.000 professionals deze evenementen.

Voor de afdeling Operations zijn wij op zoek naar een stagiaire. read more


Photos online at Facebook

Photos online

Next week we will launch a new website with all the new photos. For now, you can view all photos of Modefabriek via our Facebook.


The success of Next by Modefabriek during 10 days DownTown

Next by Modefabriek door Lizet Sleutelberg

Each season, Modefabriek offers an essential platform to a selection of up-and-coming international designer labels. The 8 labels selected for Next this season were: Rick Lee (IT), Vonschwanenflugelpupke (DE), Odeur (SE), Leyre Valiente (SP), Toos Franken (BE), First of August (NL), Melissa Siegrist (NL) en PCL (NL). We offered these talented labels an extra platform last  edition. Next by Modefabriek was included in the 10-day DownTown programme for Mercedes-Benz FashionWeek Amsterdam. In addition to the read more



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Inspiring, innovative and relaxed. The responses to the most recent edition of Modefabriek – 26 & 27 January at the Amsterdam RAI – have been unanimously positive. But even more than the updated platform segmentation, sleek design and extra attention to the food and forecasting experience, ‘soft values’ like recaptured solidarity, mutual appreciation and passion for the field were praised with superlatives. The latter is clear from the tremendous turnout alone, including a record number of international visitors. read more


Special guest Minister Ploumen at Modefabriek and MINT

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On Monday, 27 January, the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen attended Modefabriek on the invitation of the MINT sustainability platform. In the open press room in the middle of Hall 1, she spoke without equivocation about her mission to use government resources to improve the entire fashion chain for the entire sector. Her message: international socially responsible business practices pay off. “The Netherlands is at the forefront with a platform like MINT,” she explained and proclaimed that “sustainable entrepreneurship is an investment, but the fashion sector is pre-eminently innovative and creative.” After her speech, Minister Ploumen, followed by a camera crew from NOS, talked to various business professionals on hand about their experiences, bottlenecks and how the government can help strengthen their earning capacity.


Upcoming talent

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On the young designer platform Next, Peter Leferink, senior lecturer at the AMFI fashion institute by day, presented his own women’s label PCL under the guise of ‘now or never’. This experienced designer has deliberately opted for small-scale, luxury and local. He shared his experience at Modefabriek on his Facebook page: “Very interesting reactions to my work (…), which show time and again that what moves me also moves others, like an embrace.” And on Day 2: “Until yesterday, it did not seem possible to be energised by participating in a trade show.” FoA (First of August) of Amsterdam also captured admiration for its utterly wearable minimalistic design in genuine premium quality. Every design has its own QR code that refers to a web page with detailed information on all the unique properties of the materials and production process. Designer Karlijn Boersma also organises lectures on sociology and fashion at the FoA Academy. read more