A B O U T
In 2008 Anneloes graduated cum laude with a BA in Fashion Design at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI) in The Netherlands, showing a menswear collection with which she won the ‘Lichting 2008 G-STAR RAW Talent Award’ as best fashion graduate designer.
She has since been working for several internationally well-known fashion companies, including G-Star RAW International and Bestseller Fashion Group. The past years she has spent working for Danish women’s wear brands Selected and ONLY based in Beijing, making collections for the fast changing fashion market of China.
In 2014 Anneloes was selected to take part in the first edition of the Global Denim Awards by Kingpins and E3, for which she created an independent sustainable menswear collection in collaboration with fabric mill Prosperity Textiles Hong Kong.
With the professional experience gained in both Europe and Asia she then started out her own brand called ANTS. in 2015, bringing a collection of leather bags, apparel and accessories.The brand was successfully introduced in Beijing, China, by means of a pop-up launch. Soon after a second launch followed in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Currently Anneloes is working on independent fashion design projects with a focus on innovation and sustainability. Next to that, she is working as consultant in fashion design and retail strategy for the China market and as freelance designer in both Europe and China. Lastly, Anneloes is working as guest lecturer at fashion academies.