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About the Vlisco Fashion Fund

The Vlisco Fashion Fund supports emerging designers and tailors in the process of establishing a career in the fashion industry. By sharing knowledge, expertise and access to an expanded network, we strive to support promising creatives in strengthening their skills and developing their own fashion labels in Central and West Africa.

Benin’s 2018 Fashion Fund winner advises on
applying for Vlisco Fashion Fund 2019.

Take a look at the masterclass experience of
the Vlisco Fashion Fund 2018 winners!


Cover Trip 2018

Winners of the Vlisco Fashion Fund travel to the Netherlands for professional training workshops.

Each year, winners receive funding to invest in their businesses and are awarded with professional workshops. The 2018 winners of the Vlisco Fashion Fund were awarded a specialised training trip to the Netherlands.

Cover Winners 2018

Vlisco announces the 7 winners of the Vlisco Fashion Fund 2018.

Cover Finalist 2018

21 Finalists faced the joyous and creative challenge of completing the final round of the competition.

Cover Nominies 2018

Meet the Nominees alongside one of their portfolio pictures and an excerpt from the jury report.

Cover Jury 2018

The Interview Rounds. It was an enormous challenge to choose from so many great designers.