Vitrine 2005 – 10 days in Antwerp September 8th to September 18th

Dear Shaded Viewers,

It’s September in Antwerp and that means that the entire city gets it’s windows dressed up by designers and fashion students. Since 1998 the Flanders Fashion Institute has organized the VITRINE 10 day public event.Designers and students alike are given a carte blanche and encouraged to go wild expressing themselves and engaging the curious public in an open dialog.

There are many side events and even if you live on the other side of the planet you can still  participate in choosing your favorite designer and design in the 1007 fashion contest. You can vote for your favorite cameleo kit and win a fashion weekend in Antwerp worth 1007 euros and 5 Modenatie passes.The collaboration between Peugeot and Flanders Fashion Institute offers 12 designers the possibility to personalize the 1007 Cameleo Kit. The best one wins the car.

The 12 designers are Christoph Broich, Xavier Delcour, Christopher De Vos, Sita Fischer, Julie Fogel, Marko Galovic, Lucas Mathger, Bruno Pieters, Peter Pilotto, Romy Smits, Marjolijn Van Den Heuvel and Christian Wijnants.Click here and enjoy a virtual visit with the interiors of the cars.



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.