Dries van Noten
Dries van Noten (Antwerp, May 12, 1958) is a Belgian fashion designer.
He studied at the Antwerp Academy of Fine Arts, at their famous fashion department.He graduated in 1980- 1981 as one of the Antwerp Six, including Ann Demeulemeester, Marina Ye, Dirk Bikkembergs, Walter Van Beirendonck and Dirk van Saene. And in the same year as Martin Margiela.
Dries is well known for his colourful, feminine clothing.
In 2008, Dries van Noten received the Internation Award by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).[www.driesvannoten.be]