Amsterdam fashion institute news and archive
AMFI to host both online and physical open days
In the last week of October, the Amsterdam Fashion Institute hosts its first open day of the academic year again. Last years’ first fully online open days were a great success, AMFI has therefore decided to host an online and physical open day in the same week. AMFI’s open days will take place on 26th and 30th of October and 7th and 11th of...
Oct 18, 2021
AMFI launches new digital summer course
AMFI is unique in her education on 3D virtual prototyping and developments in high-level sustainable products and performances. We like to give you the opportunity to be part of that development and the change of paradigm in fashion by joining our two-week summer course Virtual Fashion Design: the new real. AMFI (Digital) Summer Course 2021...
Apr 6, 2021
Paving the way for the future of fashion: AMFI reforms educational models
Keeping up with an industry that is in a state of constant fluctuation is never easy. As the fashion industry faces radical changes, ranging from the fourth technological revolution to the rise of new forms of consumption, climate change and shifting consumer viewpoints, ensuring the next generation of fashion creators have the correct tools to...
Mar 3, 2020
AMFI event shines spotlight on terrible conditions of textile workers
For three days, students at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI) are working in a mock sweatshop in order to shine a spotlight on the terrible conditions in which many textile workers are forced to work. Running between 3 to 5 September, all second-year Fashion & Management students will be producing sustainable denim bags which will then be...
Sep 3, 2019
Dirk Reynders named as new director of Amsterdam Fashion Institute
Dirk Reynders has been appointed as the new director of Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI), effective 1 February 2019. Reynders - who is an experienced lecturer and guest speaker with a background in the media and communication field - will succeed Irene Sparreboom who was director of AMFI until 1 July 2018. Commenting on the appointment in a...
Nov 30, 2018
From graduate to Nina Ricci’s artistic director in 4 years: Lisi Herrebrugh’s graduation show
Last week, Lisi Herrebrugh and Rushemy Botter were announced as Nina Ricci’s new artistic directors . The duo, which is behind menswear label Botter, won this year’s Première Vision Grand Prize at the Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography. Did you know Herrebrush graduated as recently as 2014? She studied at the Amsterdam...
Sep 5, 2018
Amsterdam Fashion Institute to develop master degree in circular fashion entrepreneurship
The Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI) partners with Circle Economy and Fashion for Good to transform the current AMFI MA Fashion Enterprise Creation (MA FEC) into the world's first master degree focused on circular fashion entrepreneurship. The MA FEC programme was launched in 2016 and aims to equip its graduates "with the skills to build...
Apr 12, 2018
AMFI´s Individuals AW 16/17 presents fashion for modern day feminists
The days in which women burned their bras and banned make-up from their vanity tables in their fight for equal rights may be long gone, but feminism is more present than ever. The new wave of feminism served as a point of inspiration for the collection presented by Individuals. This collective, consisting of 27 students from the Amsterdam...
Jan 21, 2016
Amsterdam Fashion Institute Shows Seven Short Fashion Films
From Tuesday January 19 until Friday January 22, seven short fashion films created by students of the Amsterdam Fashion Institute are screened at cinema Het Ketelhuis in Amsterdam. The films are inspired by the latest collection of seven fashion designers, whose collection pieces are included in the art-direction and storyline of the films....
Jan 14, 2016
AMFI is launching a unique Masters degree to educate future fashion entrepreneurs
'How can I succeed in fashion?' is a crucial question for young fashion graduates. Most attempt to find employment, some decide to continue with their education and a number decide to start their own business. Unfortunately, most of the latter fail.
Dec 15, 2014