On Monday January 26th of 2009 the Dutch Fashion Foundation and Mercedes-Benz proudly presented the sixth edition of the exclusive fashion salon ‘Prelude’ with the presentations of the new Autumn/Winter 2009 collections of Sjaak Hullekes, Sebastic, Marcha Hüskes, Mattijs and Catta Donkersloot hosted under the hospitality of the Stadsschouwburg in Amsterdam.
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The ‘Prelude’ fashion salons are a fashion incubator platform consisting of an overall assistence and the possibilty for a designer to participate in the fashion salons for four fashion seasons. Through this platform designers receive the opportunity to present their collections to the network of the Dutch Fashion Foundation, consisting of press, companies, and fashion and creative professionals. The ‘Prelude’ fashion salons were held twice a year on the eve of the Amsterdam Fashion Week.