"Surprisingly enough, the most powerful statement did not come from the Final Year this time, but from Louis Appelmans, a 4th Year graduate who struck the audience with his radical approach. Entitled ‘I don’t have enough clothes to dress all of the people I’ve become’, his collection was a brilliant
critique of fast fashion and its dehumanizing aspects. His models had become walking display units, with identical garments literally hanging on their bodies, their heads suffocated by H&M plastic bags. It was grotesque, smart and visceral, forcing us to reexamine our schizophrenic consumption patterns and wasteful attitudes......."