Class of 2008 Royal Academy of Fine Arts/ Antwerp – photos by Sonny Vandevelde

Heaven Tanudiredja for Vitrine, Antwerp
Dear Shaded Viewers,

I was not part of the jury for the class of 2008 but I visited all of the designers with Anne Chapelle who gave two prizes, and Ann Demeulemeester.

Yuima Nakazato “Wooden Dimension”
Yuima Nakazato “Wooden Dimension” explains his collection to the jury


Hung Aui La “The Monkey’s Made Me Do it”

Antonin Tron “La Jetee”

Romain Brau ‘The Lost Saphire’

Damien Fredriksen Ravn

Narelle Dore ‘Knock on Wood’


Ann Eckers ‘Networkers’


Joeri Van Yper ‘Frozen/Overexposed Stars’
Lluis Corujo Besga

Simon-Pierre Toussaint ‘The Trees Can Hear You if you talk to them’

Andrea Cammarosano

Tonia Geissbuehler “Who is the Rooster, Who is my Chicken?’


Yu Fukumoto ‘The Collector’

EK Thongprasert ‘LOV3’


Glenn Martens ‘April 29th, 1988’

Glenn Martens ‘April 29th, 1988’

Laurence Bruyninckx

Laurence Bruyninckx


More later from the shows and the people.

all photos by Sonny Vandevelde.


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.