Photography: Kevin Rijnders

It’s time to celebrate fashion again. Between the 5th of june and the 5th of July, the city of Arnhem will host the second edition of Fashion Festival Arnhem 2015 (FFA).

For this edition, with the title: ‘Celebrate Creativity’, celebrating creativity in multiple disciplines will play a center role. During this festival, the city of Arnhem celebrates its creativity in the field of fashion, design and lifestyle throughout many events, shows, exhibitions, lectures and workshops in Arnhem. The previous edition of Arnhem Fashion Festival attracted more than 30,000 visitors to the city.

Arnhem has been a city full of creative and entrepreneurial initiatives and events in the field of fashion for several years now. Fashion Academy ArtEZ is and has played  a major role in the development of talent in the Netherlands and the International fashion industry. The city is in the top three Dutch cities when it comes to employment in the creative sector and internationally Arnhem is known for its fashion designers, industrial and graphic designers. Next to the fashion quarters, Arnhem’s  Unique of studios and shops of design talents, the city is home of  leading retailers such as Humanoid, Trix Rees, Arnhem Coming Soon and Sjaak Hullekes. The fashion quarters Unique is the Arnhem Fashion quarter with studios and shops of design talents.

The kick-off of the festival will be on the 5th of  June during the final show of the fashion students of ArtEZ Institute of the Arts. Followed by the final show of the fashion school of ROC Rijn IJssel on the 7th of June. The festival like the first edition will close with the highly anticipated   Arnhem Stock Days from the 25th  to 28th of June and the ArtEZ finals from 2nd  to the 5th of  July.

More information: www.fashionfestivalarnhem.nl