Is awarded to the most creative shoe, includes 600 euro and a display in Coccodrillo, Schuttershofstraat 9 in Antwerp during “Vitrine”, in September 2004. The award is given out by Eddy Michiels.
WEEKEND KNACK AWARD
Assigned by the fashion team of Pascale Baelden. The award goes to the most original and individual collection. The award includes a coverage in the magazine Weekend Knack.
FLANDERS FASHION INSTITUTE AWARD
An amount of 600 euro goes to a promising student with a remarkable collection.
ASAP PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICES (the first ecological photo-lab) AWARD
Photographic work for an amount of 750 euro awarded to the most photogenic collection by a 3rd year student.
FORTIS BANK AWARD
An award of 1250 euro to stimulate and support a future designer.
The Feeling award is given out by chief editor Lene Kemps, in collaboration with Marc Cain. The award includes an amount of 1250 euro and a stage at Marc Cain.
CHRISTINE MATHIJS AWARD
We remember Christine as an outstanding creative and commercial talent: since 1980, she has advised and assisted many designers in starting their own business. In 1985, she was one of the founders of n.v. Dries Van Noten, was the company’s enthusiastic general manager for many years. Her strong personality, her optimism and her passion for fashion made an unforgettable impression on everyone who met her.
In honour of Christine and her passion for fashion, an award of 2500 euro is granted to the collection that best embodies this passion.
FRAGMA AWARD (in collaboration with Marie Claire)
For the third time, the trend-setting Antwerp boutique Fragma and its exclusive media partner Marie Claire, assign a special award to a student of the Fashion Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp (Hogeschool Antwerpen). The award is granted to a student of the 3rd or 4th year, who presents the most sophisticated, individual collection, combining new and creative elements with wearability and comfort.
The Fragma award includes an amount of 1000 euro, a special coverage in Marie Claire’s Fashion Edition in September and the opportunity to have one piece of the winning collection produced and set up for sale at Fragma. A first professional step in the right direction!
An award granted to the two best projects by the students of the 3rd year. The award includes a trip to New York.
Siemens offers an SL55 mobile phone to all last year’s students, featuring MMS, clear colour screen, triband-function, Java-technology and GPRS. This phone fits in perfectly with the image the last year’s students will emanate in the future. We wish them good luck with their future careers.
Barbaix wishes to help and stimulate all students by donating an up to date machine to the workshop of the Fashion Department.