July 4, 2011

SALON/2 presents: Antoine Peters - Get Dizzy! s/s2010 - Droog

"A speeding up world makes us dizzy more and more. Clothing, wearer, reality and fiction get mixed up or even fuse together. 
Fight back by making a spontaneous somersault. " - Antoine Peters about 'Get Dizzy!'.  
See this film and pieces of his latest collection at Droog. 

About Antoine Peters:
Antoine Peters graduated cum laude at the Art Academy in Arnhem as well at the master course Fashion Institute Arnhem and has working working experience at Viktor&Rolf. Known for his A SWEATER FOR THE WORLD! project, a 2-person sweater with the goal to photograph as many ‘different kind of people’ as possible inside it, in a few years the fanatical football player gathered even more reputation with his pop-culture inspired designs and drew attention of the international press. He is covered as one of the world's hundred most innovative young designers in the '100 new fashion designers' book by Hywel Davies and his work is used in books such as Fabric for Fashion by Clive Hallet, Textiles and Fashion by Jenny Udale and Graphics in Fashion by Jay Hes and noticed by Vogue Italy, Dazed, A Shaded View On Fashion, Style Bubble and many more. Antoine Peters proudly designed the volunteer costumes for the Arnhem Fashion Biennial 2009 and had collaborations with iconic brands like United Nude, Effio, Quinze & Milan and Film Festival Rotterdam. He recently launched his ANTOINE PETERS x EASTPAK bags which are selling in the Benelux, Italy and leading shops like Seven New York, Corso Como Milan, SPRMRKT Amsterdam, Margreeth Olsthoorn Rotterdam and Hunting & Collecting Brussels. 

Peters' work is known because of his conceptual, layered and innovative style and is praised because if its optimism, playfulness and renewing form of elegance. More serious matter is brought in a light manner, with the arising of a new unbiased perspective as a result. His work brings airiness by means of concept, but also literally in the clothing and installations itself. ANTOINE PETERS stands for 'One size fits all elegance'. Bringing together the best of 'casual' and 'sophistication'. ANTOINE PETERS wants to spread a smile. 

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