Evita Rigert

Evita Rigert is a critical fashion designer, interrogating the industry from within. Her work addresses the distorted perception of a capitalist society living the “good life” and builds on the theory that fakes can activate an extensive, critical dynamic. Her work explores ethics in relation to consumerism and reflects on the contradictory intentions of our society led by capitalism, such as “living green”, “being in fashion” or “being sustainable”.

Evita Rigert, originally from Switzerland completed her fashion design studies at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern in Basel (CH) in 2017 prior to enrolling into the Master Design of Experiences at the University of the Underground. She worked for Fashion Brands like Ann Demeulemeester and Haider Ackermann in Antwerp, Paris and Berlin. She was managing director of a beauty salon in Zürich.

Evita Rigert founded her Critical Fashion Practice Studio in the Volkshotel in Amsterdam in 2018.


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