Kelly de Gier

Introduction

Kelly de Gier (b. 1994) is a Dutch fashion design student at Design School Kolding. Her aim is to challenge existing practices and norms in the fashion industry, by showing innovative alternatives. Focussing on simplicity, long-lasting pieces, recycling and reuse..

'I love it when designers force their hand by excluding opportunities to make discoveries.' - Ed van Hinte 


Publications

2017 / Less Magazine 2016 / Dude Graduates special 2016 / i-D Magazine - Featured as one of the ten talents of WdKA / 2016 Fashionweek.nl / 2016 Profielen.nl - Featured with Reconstruct / 2016 Voordekunst.nl Reached €10.000 with Reconstruct / 2015 Beyond Social


Exhibitions | Shows

31.07.2016 / Reconstruct show + Crowdfunding, group show, Slaakhuys, Rotterdam. 21.01.2016 / Let's challenge sustainability, group exhibition Blaak 10, Rotterdam


Nominations | Prizes

2016 / Drempelprijs nominee, Gemeente Rotterdam & WdKA 2016 / Winner best social practise, Beyond Social & WdKA


Talks

2016 / Beyond Social, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam


Internships

2015 / Beate Godager, Copenhagen


Education

2016 – Current / MA Fashion Design, Designskolen Kolding, Kolding, Denmark

2015 – 2016 / Minor Sustainability, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam

2012 – 2016 / BA Fashion Design, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam 


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