Kelly de Gier (b. 1994) is a fashion designer who strives and enjoys creating strong concepts, where design and sustainability are essential elements, equally balanced with a commercial focus. She is detail-oriented, critical and broad in approaching design. In 2018 she graduated from Design School Kolding in Denmark with a Master in Design within fashion design.
'I love it when designers force their hand by
excluding opportunities to make discoveries.'
- Ed van Hinte
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
2016 / Beyond Social, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam
2015 / Beate Godager, Copenhagen
2016 – 2018 / 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