HAIDER ACKERMANN IMPRESS DURING COLOMBIAMODA 2013
The collection of Haider Ackermann left positive review during COLOMBIAMODA 2013.
Fellow designers and press praised his catwalk yesterday in Medellin.
His collection reflects fabrics that look as a second skin on the models.
His inspiration comes from many countries that he visited like in Ethiopia, Chad, Algeria and the Netherlands, among other countries.
More about him:
After graduating from high school in The Netherlands, he then moved to Belgium to join The Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerpen. He left the Academy after 3 years to start working for different designers.
In March 2001, he presents his first collection in Paris (autum winter 2001-2002), collection acclaimed by the international press, soon after, in 2002 the Italian luxuryleather house Ruffo asked him to collaborate on the Ruffo Research collection.
2004, Haider Ackermann is the winner of the prestigious « Swiss Textile Award ».
In 2005, after he signs up with the belgian company 32, he moves to Paris and opens his atelier. That same year, he contributes to A magazine as Guest Curator.
Haider Ackermann’s work is about contrast. The mix between high and low culture, elegance and street life. He is intrigued by cultural differences and cultural force. The purity and simple aesthetic of forms mixed with the activity and vitality of life itself.