Academic qualifications

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

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


– 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


Project Adaptive Archi-Filament product development, in collaboration with Johannes Kepler university Linz

Final presentation project Re-FREAM at WearIt Berlin. Project Marinero final prototypes and research results

Collection Marinero Dutch embassy / Atelier Néerlandais presentation for digital Paris Fashion Week

Fashion Scout digital presentation for London Fashion Week


Re-FREAM Hub residency Alcoy, St Gallen & Linz. Developing the Adaptive Archi-Filament initial prototypes. Following up with filament weaving and knitting integration research @ TextielLab Tilburg. Project midterm presentations @ IED design University Madrid and Ars Electronica Linz.


Debut London Fashion Week – Collection Moreneta

Special guest at ITS sincerely true ( international talent support )

Re-FREAM collaboration start up process with: Aitex textile institute Alcoy, Empa material laboratories St Gallen and Wood K Plus @ JKU research institute Linz. Developing 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.


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.


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


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


Collection Velero – Amsterdam Fashion Week Future Generation, July edition


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


Capsule collection presentation – Fashion Clash festival international


Launched label Jef Montes


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


*** Marinero II (Adaptive Skins textile project upgrade – 6 designs) 2021

*** Marinero I (Adaptive Skins textile project – 66 designs) 2020

** Tormenta III (Moreneta capsule collection – 15 designs) 2019

** Tormenta II (textile project upgrade – 7 designs) 2018

*** Tormenta I (international debut collection – 30 designs) 2017

* Velero III (Tormenta experience, textile performance – 5 designs) 2016

* Velero II (Resolver textile performance – 15 designs) 2016

** Velero I (textile project – 17 designs) 2015

** Dolores IIII (Dutch debut collection Illuminosa – 10 designs) 2014

* Dolores III (Encarnacion capsule collection – 9 designs) 2013

* Dolores II (Lolita capsule collection – 11 designs) 2012

* Dolores I (graduation – 9 designs) 2012

Material installation

** Transition (Marinero), Wies van Santvoort collaboration: 2021

*** Tailored by weather (Marinero), Bart Nijboer collaboration: 2020

** Tormenta upgrade, trapped by fishing nets (TextielLab & Swarovski collaboration): 2018

* Tormenta centerpiece, storm around the body: 2017



International Biennale of Design, bifurcations – Saint Etienne

HeimTextil Messe, Hyper Nature – Frankfurt


TextielMuseum, secrets of making – Tilburg

Fashion design festival, Rozet expo – Arnhem

Galerie Handwerk, fashion & nature expo – Munich

Ars electronica center, material labs expo – Linz


Ars electronica Kepler Gardens expo  – Linz


Fashion Scout ones to watch award expo  – Victoria House London

WUR university project Marinero Dutch Design Week expo  – Eindhoven


MAK museum contemporary art, Sagmeister & 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


Atelier Néerlandais – Paris

Masters of LXRY – Amsterdam

Centraal Museum, uit de mode expo – Utrecht

Modemuze OBA – Amsterdam


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


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


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


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


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

– Material research

– 3D printing

– Filament extrusion and yarn development

– Product development

– Industrial material design

– Experimental design

– 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 ( 2019-2020 )

– 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 )


– Dutch: Mother tongue

– English: Fluent

– Spanish: Advanced

– German: Basic