An Vandevorst and Filip Arickx, The design duo behind A F Vandevorst first met at Antwerp"s Royal Academy in 1987. The couple, now married, have wonseveral awards including the Venus de la Mode. Prior to starting the collection An Vandevorst worked as first assistant to Dries Van Noten and Filip worked as a freelance designer and stylist.
The A F Vandevorst collection includes sportswear, footwear, accessories and lingerie. In 2000 the duo designed a line for Italian leather Company Ruffo Research.
For Fall 2012 designers are inspired by a wide range of influences, from the elaborate details of brocade and metallic gold embellishments to the dynamic mix of military chic and power pantsuits. Colo