The Han Nefkens Fashion on the Edge Award, initiated in 2008, is a biannual prize for exceptional work by a designer working on the cutting edge of fashion and art. The prize amounts to €25,000, of which €15,000 is intended for a commissioned work for a solo exhibition at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. The award promotes non-Western and lesser-known European fashion forerunners: Christophe Coppens, Charles LeDray and Rejina Pyo are amongst previous winners. At the end of 2016 the next Award winner will be announced, preceded by an online competition process.

Winner 2012: Rejina Pyo

Winner 2009: Charles LeDray

Winner 2007: Christophe Coppens