Antoine Peters is a fashion designer who lives and works in Amsterdam. He graduated cum laude at the Art Academy in Arnhem, and then continued to do his Master's degree at the Fashion Institute, Arnhem. Before launching his own design label, Peters worked at Viktor & Rolf, and the Dutch magazine Avantgarde. He has presented collections with titles including I Will Never Wear A Sweater., Le Petit Antoine., Fat People Are Harder To Kidnap! and Make An Elephant Out Of A Mosquito at the Amsterdam International Fashion Week.
Peters is also known for his A SWEATER FOR THE WORLD! project; a two-person sweater with the aim to photograph as many different kinds of people as possible inside it. He also launched ANTOINE PETERS' SHIRTS which attempts to deal with the problems of commercial practicalities faced by many young designers. Peters also has initiated and participated in projects such as the KILLING FASHION installation/collection for the Dutch Fashion Biennial, and was the conceptual director and designer of dancecostumes and the happy burka. He is a guest teacher at the Arnhem Academy of Art and Design.
His work is exhibited at renowned international museums and galleries including: MOTI Museum, Arcam Architecture Institute, Arnhem Fashion Biennial, Museo del Traje Madrid, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, MUDAC Lausanne, Zeeuws Museum, Shanghai Design Biennial and OCAT Shenzhen. Peters' work is depicted in educational books such as Fabric for Fashion by Clive Hallet, Textiles and Fashion by Jenny Udale, Graphics in Fashion by Jay Hes and Designer Sketchbook 2.
Peters also designed a one-of-a-kind Eastpak bag for Designers Against Aids, representing the Netherlands, where other countries were represented by designers as Manolo Blahnik, Walter van Beirendonck and Jean Paul Gaultier.