Twenty Dutch fashion 2008 graduates gathered in Amsterdam to compete for the G-Star Raw Talent Award last week. Following the "Lichting 2008" catwalk show at the city’s Westergasfabriek Culture Park, Anneloes van Osselaer, a graduate from the AMFI Amsterdam Fashion Institute, was announced as the official Lichting 2008 talent.

Van Osselaer’s playful creations were inspired by mystic spirituality and outstanding, thanks to the large, modern shapes of her dominantly woolen looks. The winning prize of €10,000 allows van Osselaer to sharpen her designer skills and offers her the experience of working on the production of the G-Star New York Fashion Week runway show in September.