Concept + Goals

The goals of Les Canaux de la Mode are:
To connect Dutch fashion designers and French couture craftsmen on both business and creative levels in a biennial international exchange programme.

  • Providing Dutch Fashion designers and French couture craftsmen the opportunity to co-create a series of unique artworks in which the skills of both parties show.
  • Provoke the development of business through a master-workshops programme and a symposium about fashion-industry related topics.


To create an international platform for collaboration and debate in which different parties from the fashion industry can meet.

  • For different parties in the fashion industry: provoke discussion on fashion related topics and create opportunities to meet and connect in the workshops and symposium.
  • Show the results of half a year of collaboration (both on business and creative levels), in a symposium and an exhibition to a big audience in the Netherlands and France.