Mattijs van Bergen (1980), known for his neoclassical designs with distinct colors and refined fabrics, studied at ArtEZ (Arnhem, The Netherlands) and has a masters degree at the prestigious Central Saint Martins College (London). In 2008 he launched his label MATTIJS. According to the British Vogue "One of the most promising young designers."
Craftsmanship and a sculptural use of pleating define Mattijs' collections.
Part of Mattijs van Bergen' collection 'Proserpina' is to be seen at Museum Het Grachtenhuis.