Amber Ambrose Auréle Verstegen earned a bachelor degree in Theatre, Film & Art Direction at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam in 2008. In 2012 she graduated as one of the first generation Master Shoe Design at ArtEZ Fashion Masters. In addition, she is enrolled in the Master in Art History at the University of Amsterdam, where she worked on her thesis about the cross-fertilization between fashion and art.
Amber Ambrose Aurèle: ‘I search for the boundaries between fashion and art in my work. When do my designs become objects instead of wearable shoes? I have a conceptual approach to the design process and use it as an artistic expression’.