Prof. Cees Dam is patron of the Canal Catwalk.
The Royal distinguished journalist Phia Baruch is advisor and Christian W. Houkes is founder.
2012: First Canal Catwalk.
2013: Second Canal Catwalk during the Floating Fashion Week (FFW), world’s first Fashion Week on the water, opend by Sheila de Vries, 2012’s Dutch designer of the year, who has designed clothes for the country’s former queen Beatrix since 2003.
2014: Third Canal Catwalk during the World Fashion Festival on May 21, opend by Ans Markus.
2014: World Premiere Gottex Canal Catwalk by Night on August 21.
2015: Fourth Canal Catwalk, styled by Gottex, during the World Fashion Fair on May 21.
2016: As a tribute to Johan Cruyff, founder of the Johan Cruyff Foundation, De Couturekrant organizes the fifth edition of the Canal Catwalk: world’s first official catwalk on the water.