A.F.Vandevorst is delighted to announce a special collaboration with Swedish born fashion activist B. Åkerlund and the launch of a capsule collection of T-shirts at Opening Ceremony stores in Los Angeles and New York. The capsule collection includes 10 styles featuring A.F.Vandevorst key and iconic imagery. To celebrate the exclusive launch in Los Angeles on Thursday 19th April alongside the display of the T-shirt collaboration, An Vandevorst and Filip Arickx hosted an installation and book signing for their newly released book ‘ENDE NEU’, a fascinating insight into the stimulating universe of Belgium’s cult fashion designer duo.
The collaboration launched simultaneously at Opening Ceremony New York on April 19th with the installation of "The Smallest Travelling Store in The World".
B. Åkerlund is a Swedish born fashion activist & costume designer known for her innovative and over the top style that has influenced the industry for over 20 years. Åkerlund has styled such reputable names as Madonna, Beyonce, Lady Gaga , Rihanna, Katy Perry , Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj to name a few on her client list. B. also moves freely between fashion, film, music and art. She is also the original founder & creator of the PR showroom ‘The Residency Experience’ in Hollywood where she curates and select emerging and established designers from around the world. Her appreciation to detail and freedom to experiment has granted her the success in her career to express who she is and the ability to transform visions into realities and the power to express personalities through style.
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