anti_fashion in marseille // france 2017



The project is born of the Manifesto ANTI_FASHION  published in 2015 by Lidewij Edelkoort.

The purpose of this event is to organize meetings and exchanges around new dynamics of creation and innovation, to imagine reflections on new economic models.

From June 2 to 4 , Anti_Fashion is back in Marseille – France.


The event is located at J1, a cultural site on the banks of the city. It’s the second edition and this year, the event has an extensive program. The festival is free and open to every one.

Among the twenty guests speakers , Valerie Steele, curator of the Fashion Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Uriel Karsenti, founder of Maison Standards and Laetitia Jacquetton, creative director for Galeries Lafayette.

Sophie Fontanel, former journalist at Elle, creator of dailyElle and fashion columnist at L’Obs will supervised the debates.


A competition – open to young people from the surrounding cities-  is organized by Sébastien Kopp, co-founder of Veja,


A workshop space brings together 6 designers: Anaïs Guéry, Cecchi de Rossi, Savoar-fer, the collective Out-of-studio, Alexander Quoi and Blanche Abel, selected for their know-how and progressive vision of the sector.


Pascale Gatzen and Mae Colburn will share their experiences as a worker cooperative of couture weaving and Natahlie Chanin presents her famous patchwork creations from the capable quilting women of Alabama.


Join the event to imagine the future of Fashion.