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Political catwalk

Political catwalk

In 2019 I participated in Political Catwalk. The aim of Political Catwalk is to get young people to look at politics & democracy in a new way by stimulating them through a special cultural and educational approach, by addressing them to their creative and artistic talents and by having them work intensively with each other and with politicians.

The essence is that young people design fashion for politicians. These politicians then show these outfits on the catwalk during a fashion show. Young people dive into the theme and enter into discussions with the politician for whom they make the design.

Through the project we were coached by Sepehr Maghsoudi and Gary Simor. We got adviced about how to perfect and execute our designs. We learned presentation techniques and tricks of the fashion trade.

Political Catwalk is a cultural-educational project where young people are taught a wide range of skills in the form of workshops under the guidance of professionals. The current cultural education approach has been drawn up in collaboration with fashion designer Bas Kosters, Sepehr Magsoudi and fashion institutions.

Political Catwalk is a project of the F6 Foundation. An organization that is committed to teaching young people more about politics & democracy. through culture, such as fashion. The first edition was in 2015 and the second in 2017. The 2019 edition was all about celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Votingrights.

Watch here how AT5 came by on Saturday 31 August and interviewed the young designers and Imane Nadif (GroenLinks Amsterdam), Tanja Jadnanansing (PvdA Amsterdam) and Gideon Everduim (DENK Provincial Council of North Holland)

Political Catwalk fashion show movie

Political Catwalk documentary

Always wanted to see what the entire process of Political Catwalk looks like? Or how the young designers think about politics and sustainability? You can see that in the 25-minute documentary about Political Catwalk 2019! With interviews, the fashion show and images behind the scene!

Political Catwalk at the Brussels Fashion Week

The Brussels Fashion Week is happening and Political Catwalk is present! There is a Political Catwalk display and  the documentary of PC 2019 is show live. After that there was a PC Catwalk show with the 15 best designs from the previous 3 editions.

Outfits on display at De Hallen Amsterdam

Outfits from the Political Catwalk 2019 collection could be admired in De Hallen Amsterdam. The outfits where hanging in the ridge of the large hall so that all visitors to De Hallen can see them well!

Click here to read about my designs for Political Catwalk.

Click here to read about the custom made jackets I made for PvdD Noord-Holland.