Fashion Makes Sense Award 2019

FASHIONCLASH presents the 3rd edition of ‘Fashion Makes Sense Award’ (FMSA), a returning motivation prize for young designers. On September 28 the FMSA was officially opened at Cube Design Museum in The Netherlands with a special program with workshops and fashion talks.


With the FMSA project FASHIONCLASH aims to develop talent and support sustainable designers on the one hand and raise awareness of sustainability related issues with a larger audience on the other. FMSA is meant to motivate and stimulate promising talent to think about sustainability and to offer young talents support in developing a durable collection.

The 10 finalists are presenting two outfits; one at Cube Design Museum and one during FASHIONCLASH Festival 2019 at the SAM Decorfabriek. The contestants are in the running for the Jury prize of €2.500,- and the Audience prize of €1000,-! The winning designers will be announced during FASHIONCLASH Festival 2019.

Linda Valkeman

Previous winners were Paolo Carzana, MUKASHI MUKASHI, SANDERMANN, Gal Yakobovitch and Strikks.

Meet the 10 FMSA 2019 Finalists:

1. Anouk Beckers (Netherlands)

2. Iris van Wees (Netherlands)

3. Aurélie Fontan (France)

4. Elke Lutgerink (Netherlands)

5. N. Palmer (UK)

6. GARCIABELLO (Argentina)

7. Barbara Stutz (Switzerland)

8. Linda Valkeman (Netherlands)


10. yiyu chen (Taiwan)

Watch the video and discover the stories behind their work and their vision for sustainable fashion.

More information about the program:

Fashion Makes Sense Award is made possible thanks to generous support of Province Limburg, Meester Koetsier Foundation, Cube Design Museum, IMPACT! And Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Limburg.
Fashion Makes Sense Award is an initiative by FASHIONCLASH Foundation.