-- Ze behoorde tot de grootste talenten van de mode-opleiding van de Willem de Kooning Academie: Lizet van der Knaap. Een jonge ontwerpster die in haar atelier in Rotterdam duurzame stoffen omzet in ware kunstwerken. Wij raakten nieuwsgierig naar haar én naar haar gelijknamige merk. --
-- Fashion Is More Than Just Clothes --
-- The Fall/Winter collection “The Wandering Mind” is inspired around the concept of our imagination and positive escapism. The stories that we believed as children and fantasy adventures that we created in our heads are the source of inspiration. Each garment tells a different story through material, prints, color and proportions. It’s a fantasy. Open up yourself and dream. – Lizet van der Knaap --
photograper Ray Depatti, starring models Lisse Oomen, Sophie de Schepper and Lieke Oude Huikink represented by A&P model management. Make up is work of beauty artist Lieke Wolfs, with hair by Kirsten Auwema.
-- LIZET VAN DER KNAAP has a great interest in skilled handwork, she approaches craft in a modern and experimental way that contains new technologies. The continuous development in fabric manipulation, 3d prints, knit, crochet, beading, embroidery are the main elements in Lizets work. The collections and textiles she makes are feminine, highly tactile, aesthetic and innovative.--
the graduates 2016: willem de kooning academie
Rotterdam's newest talent show their graduate collections
-- Lizet van der Knaap followed Verkleij with headphones for the audience that serenaded them with a remix of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory's Pure Imagination. The models took the runway in a range of fairytale-esque ensembles.--