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As a recently graduated fashion designer from Amsterdam, I am searching for new inspiration and new experiences in the world of fashion, art and design.


















August 2016 - Present

Marc Jacobs International

Internship with the design team of Marc Jacobs New York


May 2015 - August 2015

Derek Lam International New York

Internship with the design team of Derek Lam 10Crosby


August 2013 -  July 2014

FourtoSix Amsterdam

Freelance work as technical designer (Illustrator) and print

designer (Photoshop)


January 2012

Amsterdam International Fashion Week

Internship for Cold Method Amsterdam


July 2011

Cold Method Amsterdam

Function: dresser at fashion show





Womenswear + menswear design

Fashion illustration

Concepts + designing collections

Pattern making + sewing

Print design + draping

Silk screen print

Garment + fabric dying




Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Bridge

MS Word, Powerpoint, Excell

RLM Apparel Software





Modern Art, favourite artists: Agnes Martin, Anish Kapoor, Fred Sandback,

Lucio Fontana, Matisse, Yves Klein

Fashion: Acne Studios, Céline, Derek Lam, Hussein Chalayan, Marc Jacobs,

Proenza Schouler

Music: Billie Holiday, The Beatles, Ella Fitzgerald

Literature: Jonothan Safran Foer, Paul Auster

Sports: Field hockey, running,

Travel: I have been fortunate to explore a lot of different cultures.







September 2012 - July 2016

HKU University of the Arts Utrecht

Bachelor Fashion Design

Graduated with Honors, mark: 8


September  2011 - June 2012

 Royal Academy of Arts The Hague

Bachelor Fashion & Textile design


July 2010

Central Saint Martins University of the Arts London

& NABA Arts and Design Academy Milan

Dual city summer course Fashion Design, London and Milan


July 2009 Central

Saint Martins University of the Arts London

Summer course Fashion Design


September 2004 - June 2010

Barlaeus Gymnasium Amsterdam

Direction of studies: Culture & Society

Electives: Fine Art, Latin, History, Geography, French





September 2013 - May 2014

Maison Descartes Institute Français Amsterdam

French language course


March 2011 - June 2011

Institute Linguistique Adenet Montpellier

French language course

Completed B2 level


December 2010


Voluntary work in Buenos Aires


Sept 2007 - June 2008

Barlaeus Gymnasium

Student Council





Dutch      - Native or bilingual proficiency

English   -  Native or bilingual proficiency

French    -  Limited working proficiency



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