VIVIENNE WESTWOOD, WILBERT DAS, RENNY RAMAKERS, RONALD VAN DER KEMP, SCARLETT HOOFT GRAAFLAND, BAS KOSTERS, UPCOMING FASHION TALENT FROM ARTEZ UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS AND MANY OTHERS WILL CHALLENGE THE BOUNDARIES OF NOT ONLY FASHION.
AMSTERDAM - Re|Fuse is a non-profit, online and offline magazine initiated by visual artist Olfa Ben Ali in 2017, that hijacks the traditional language of fashion to address cutting-edge and ever-changing social issues. Re|Fuse is a unique collaborative voice for the unstoppable fashion flow of challenging trends, styles of humanity and sustainable mindsets coming out of global hotspots as diverse as Aleppo, London, Ramallah, Baghdad, Mogadishu, Athens, Amsterdam and New York.
In Re|Fuse Magazine #2 Vivienne Westwood, Wilbert Das, Renny Ramakers, Ronald Van Der Kemp, Scarlett Hooft Graafland, Bas Kosters, upcoming talent from ArtEZ and many others challenge the boundaries of [not only] fashion and reflect on today’s search for sustainability and luxury, in line with this year’s theme of State of Fashion (1 June - 22 July 2018, Arnhem). During The Fashion Colloquium|State of Fashion, Olfa Ben Ali presented to Charlotte Bik (Director Fashion & Product Design at ArtEZ University of the Arts) the first 148 pages, filled with powerful statements, artefacts of beauty and hopeful theories, created by photographers, designers and artists of name & fame and bounded by the beautiful, inclusive and colourful language of fashion.