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Academic qualifications

– Fashion Design, ArtEZ institute of the arts Arnhem, Bachelor Degree, hons/cum laude (2008-2012)

– Fashion & Clothing MBO, ROC Zutphen (2004-2007)

Awards

– Fashion scout London – Ones to watch award winner (2019)

– Re-Fream award – International design platform with partnership from the European union: 55.000 euro prize winner (2019)

– A’design award – International design platform : Silver winner (2019)

– Hyères award – International platform of fashion, photography and accessories: Nomination (2018)

– IFS award – British council London. Platform for emerging international fashion designers: Nomination (2016)

– Lichting national new talent award: Nomination (2012)

Career overview

2019

Debut London Fashion Week – Collection Moreneta

Special guest at ITS sincerely true ( international talent support )

Modern dance collaboration – Giacomo De Leidi at Stazione Marittima Trieste Italy

Collaboration with hubs Valencia Aitex textile research institute and Linz creative region institution. To research together with an interdisciplinary group on how to develop a new production chain for project Marinero.

ACT project collaboration with the Research University Wageningen. Group 2255 2019 report on how to sustainable produce, harvest and process sea-based materials into usable fibers for the fashion industry.

2018

Launched Studio Adaptive Skins

Design Chloé in collaboration with Woolmark and Swarovski at Villa Noailles France

Presenting collection Tormenta at Hyères festival international. Jury and fashion team: Haider Ackermann, Tilda Swinton, Farida Khelfa, Delfina Delettrez Fendi, Vanessa Schindler, Delfina Delettrez Fendi, Lou Doillon, Ben Gorham, Farid Chenoune, Jefferson Hack, Jean Pierre Blanc, Maida Boina and the team of Villa Noailles.

2017

International debut collection Tormenta – Foire internationale d’art contemporain Paris, October edition

Tormenta preview – Paris Fashion Week, September edition

National crowdfunding campaign – successfully completed – project Tormenta Paris presentation 25.000 euro

2016

Velero presentation in collaboration with Philips Lighting – London Fashion Week off schedule, February edition

Tormenta preview – Amsterdam Fashion Week, July edition

Resolver performance – Amsterdam Fashion Week, January edition

2015

Collection Velero – Amsterdam Fashion Week Future Generation, July edition

2014

Debut collection Illuminosa – Amsterdam Fashion Week Lab PRO, January edition

2013

Capsule collection presentation – Fashion Clash festival international

2012

Launched label Jef Montes

2011

Internship at Klavers van Engelen Amsterdam ( 6 months )

Activities: co-designing S/S 2012, shape moulage research for new collection, designing print dessins, draping collection items, pattern drawing/cutting, hand craftsmanship, developing production samples F/W 2011 and assisting at Fashion Biënnale Arnhem Amber edition

2010

Collection Arnhem

Activities: Designing, developing and executing collection Who is a freud? with the students of my year

2007

Internship at Spijkers & Spijkers Arnhem ( 3 months )

Activities: Developing samples A/W 07/08, pattern cutting and hand craftsmanship

Collections

*** Moreneta: work in progress: (Stage 1: 15 looks – 2019)

*** Marinero: work in progress ( 37 looks ): Stage 1 (2020)

*** Tormenta ( international debut – 30 looks ): 2017

* Resolver ( performance – 15 looks ): 2016

** Velero ( project – 17 looks ): 2015

** Illuminosa ( national debut – 10 looks ): 2014

* Encarnacion: ( capsule collection – 12 looks ): 2013

* Lolita ( capsule collection – 11 looks ): 2012

* Dolores ( graduation – 9 looks ): 2012

Material installation

** Tormenta, trapped by fishing nets: /

* Tormenta, storm around the body: 2017

Exhibitions

2019

Fashion Scout ones to watch award expo  – Victoria House London

WUR university project Marinero Dutch Design Week expo  – Eindhoven

2018

MAK museum contemporary art, Stagmeister & Walsh expo  – Vienna

Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Hyères expo – Paris

State of fashion – searching for the new luxury, Stockhaven – Arnhem

Material Xperience – Rotterdam

The Hub Gallery – Abolish 153, female independence rights expo – Kuwait

2017

Atelier Néerlandais – Paris

Masters of LXRY – Amsterdam

Centraal Museum, uit de mode expo – Utrecht

Modemuze OBA – Amsterdam

2016

OCT Art & Design Gallery, the future of fashion is now – Shenzhen

Fashion Utopias somerset house – London

Maison parisienne – Paris

Centraal Museum, nieuwe aanwinsten expo – Utrecht

Fashion Week – Amsterdam

2015

OCT Contemporary Art Gallery, the future of fashion is now – Shanghai

Het Nieuw Instituut, tijdelijk modemuseum – Rotterdam

Salon/Distinctive Dutch Design during D’Days – Paris

Zuiderzee Museum – Enkhuizen

Centraal Museum, permanent artwork – Utrecht

2014

Boijmans Museum, the future of fashion is now – Rotterdam

Philips light & building Messe – Frankfurt

Philips innovation village – Eindhoven

Fashion Technology Messe – Hannover

Fashion Festival – Arnhem

Zeeuws Museum, permanent artwork – Middelburg

Salon Big/Bang – Amsterdam

Salon/Dantel – Istanbul

2013

Salon/Kant – Amsterdam

Zipzone Louvre expo – Paris

Fashion Clash – Maastricht

Fetishism in Fashion MoBA13 Fashion Biënnale, spiritualism room expo – Arnhem

Dutch Design Week, modebelofte expo – Eindhoven

2012

High Fashion Low Countries – Brussels

Campaign for Wool – Amsterdam

Mode Fabriek, new talent expo – Amsterdam

Dutch Design Week, enter the funnel expo – Eindhoven

Computer skills

– Adobe

– Microsoft office

– Apple iWork

– Cad

– Cura 3d

Technical skills

– Draping / moulage

– Pattern drawing and cutting

– Knitwear by hand and machine

– Weaving by hand and machine

– Fashion illustration by hand and digital

– Classical handcraft techniques

– Dessin / print design by hand and digital

– Production sample technical drawing by hand and digital

– Commercial collection design

– Couture collection design

– Fabric knowledge

– Innovative material research

– 3D printing

– Product development

– Industrial material design

– Experimental design

– Interdisciplinary collaboration

– Photography and filming

– Conceptual thinking

Managing skills

– Show production management

– Presentation composer

– Creative direction

Teaching skills

– First semester professor master course at the Fashion & Technology (F&T) University Linz Austria ( 2019 – / )

– Fashion-Design preparatory course teacher at ArtEZ institute of the arts Arnhem ( 2013-2017 )

– ArtEZ institute of the arts Arnhem guest teacher Bachelor product design ( 2015 )

Languages

– Dutch: Mother tongue

– Spanish: Fluent

– English: Fluent