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Fashion Awards, Competitions & Exhibitions | 2005 to 2012

Fashion Awards, Competitions & Exhibitions


European Fashion Award - FASH 2015 | Freedom

European Fashion Award - FASH 2015 | Freedom[Berlin], August 6, 2014

Fashion as the expression of attitude: whether social utopia, poetic symbol of protest or escape from the everyday - freedom has many different dimensions.

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, the European Fashion Award FASH 2015 is looking for fashion designs with the theme of "Freedom"..

A special challenge this topic presents is digitalization, as technology tends to advance faster than our culture. Increased surveillance and uniformity more


European Fashion Award - FASH 2014 | Rhythm

European Fashion Award - FASH 2014 | Rhythm[Berlin], June 7, 2013

Music and dancing, excitement and relaxation, fast fashion and slow fashion are some of the many facets of the theme "Rhythm" of the European Fashion Award FASH 2014

The advisory board of the Stiftung der Deutschen Bekleidungsindustrie (German Fashion Industry Foundation) agreed to this rather broadly interpretable scope for the competition. In addition, the advisory board and the board of directors decided to move the official award ceremony organized by the organization founded in Munich in 1978 to more


European Fashion Award - FASH 2013 | SEXes

[Berlin], April 23, 2012

Are men the new fashion victims? Are men afraid of beauty? How important is erotic capital to their style and their identity? Are fathers the new mothers? Does the classic guy have a future?

In other words: what makes a man? And what does he look like? The European Fashion Award FASH 2013 features this year's theme "SEXes" and is looking for new images for men - which in turn reveal new images for women too. The annual competition was expanded to a global level in 2010, and targets exceptionally talented students from all sectors of design beginning with the fourth semester. The second category is also open to final more

European Fashion Award - FASH 2012 Winners

[Berlin], February 1, 2012

Victory and loss, pain or relief - sports invoke pure emotions and have seeped into almost all areas of life, even fashion.

Yet performance sportswear does not play a very significant role in fashion design schools. The European Fashion Award FASH 2012, in cooperation with the Special Award Gore Bike Wear, searched for sportswear for competitive, endurance, training or fitness sports combining function and fashion in a trend-setting way under the title "Active - Performance Sportswear" more

H&M Design Award 2012 Winner

[New York], February 1, 2012

The winner of the H&M Design Award 2012 was announced today as Stine Riis, a 28 year old graduate from the London College of Fashion.

She was revealed as the global winner at a special catwalk show at Stockholm's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, where Stine presented her winning collection.

Stine wins €50,000, and the chance to have around fifteen pieces from her collection sold in selected H&M stores in United Kingdom, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Sweden and The Netherlands in more

H&M Design Award 2012

[New York], January 15, 2012

H&M is proud to announce the inauguration of the H&M Design Award.

It's a new prize that brings together graduates from major design colleges around Europe to encourage their future fashion careers, as well as to inspire the upcoming generations of designers.

Graduates from fourteen colleges in six countries will compete for the prize, with the winning collection being shown at Stockholm's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on February 1st 2012, along with a prize of €50, more


rooms 24: Autumn/Winter 2012/2013 Collection

rooms 24: Autumn/Winter 2012/2013 Collection[New York], December 5, 2011

Launched in 2000, rooms is an international fashion and design trade show, held as the first show to kick off season and save the dates for the next show which will be held through 21 - 23 February, 2012.

With two shows each year, rooms has held 23 show till this date. All exhibitors are screened for their creativity and originality, with 300-400 brands exhibiting.

rooms offers a wide range of items including womenswear, menswear, accessories, product, as well as kid's wear and art. rooms also dedicate a space to promote up-and-coming more

Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion

Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion[London], November 17, 2011

Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion, on at the Barbican Art Gallery in London until 6 February 2011, is the first exhibition in Europe to comprehensively survey avant-garde Japanese fashion, from the early 1980s to now. And what an exquisite treat it is!

Curated by the Japanese fashion historian Akiko Fukai, Director, the Kyoto Costume Institute (KCI), and designed by architect Sou Fujimoto, with sound installation by Janek Schaefer, the exhibition explores the distinctive sensibility of Japanese design and its sense of beauty embodied in more

Fashion Tales 2012

Fashion Tales 2012 [Milan] - November 10, 2011

'Fashion Tales 2012' is the 13th International Conference of Modacult - Center for the Study of Fashion and of Cultural Production of the Università Cattolica of Milan.

Since its beginnings in the middle of the XIX century, fashion has been narrated through multiple media, both visual as well as verbal, and for different purposes such as marketing and advertising, art, costume history, social research and cultural more

Dressing Codes Competition #10

Dressing Codes Competition #10[Milan], July 12, 2011

The tenth edition of the competition organized by Domus Academy and Future Concept Lab with the support of Deborah Group, Dressing Codes, celebrates its anniversary and emphasizes its mission to support talents through an open approach to the world of design.

The winner will have the opportunity to get a scholarship covering 100% of the tuition fee for the Domus Academy Master in Fashion Design or Master in Accessories more

Dinard International Festival of Young Fashion Designers 2011: Special Lingerie Prize

Dinard International Festival of Young Fashion Designers 2011: Special Lingerie Prize[Paris], June 17, 2011

The Calais-based lace-maker, Noyon-Darquer Group, took part in the Dinard International Festival of Young Fashion Designers for the second time this year and co-sponsored the new Special Lingerie Prize, alongside Allande Lingerie Fine, the French Federation of Lace and Embroidery (FFDB), the Mode City trade show and the Grand Hôtel Barrière.

The Special Lingerie Prize demonstrated its audacious side for this first edition: the award's acting patron, Chantal Thomass, and the members of the judging panel, presided over by Franck Sorbier, chose Maxine WATTAM for her "Kinbaku" collection, inspired by Japanese bondage, for "conceptual intimates with a jewellery-like quality" more

AAU 2011 Graduation Fashion Show and Awards Ceremony

AAU 2011 Graduation Fashion Show and Awards Ceremony[San Francisco], April 26, 2011

The School of Fashion at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California will debut collections from graduating students at the 2011 Graduation Fashion Show and Awards Ceremony.

At the invitation only show on Thursday, May 5th, Dr. Elisa Stephens, president of Academy of Art University, will present the Degree of Honorary Doctorate to:
• Cathy Horyn, the fashion critic of The New York Times
• Nathalie Rykiel, the president and artistic director of Sonia more

Cracow Fashion Awards 2011

Cracow Fashion Awards 2011April 22, 2011

Cracow Fashion Awards, a Polish contest for young designers, has for the third time opened Cracow Fashion Week.

Since 1996, Cracow Fashion Awards has annually promoted emerging talents in fashion design, who have recently graduated from Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design

The level of this year's entries has been of an exceptionally high standard. The collections ranged from stunningly designed avant-garde outfits and evening-wear to modern street-wear and classic feminine more

2011 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominees & Honorees Announced

2011 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominees & Honorees Announced[New York], March 22, 2011

On March 16, 2011, The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced the nominees and honorees for the 2011 CFDA Fashion Awards at an exclusive event hosted by Nadja Swarovski and CFDA President Diane von Furstenberg at the designer's studio in the Meatpacking District.

Von Furstenberg started the proceedings by acknowledging the 10th anniversary of Swarovski underwriting the event and thanking Nadja for her continued support of American fashion. Von Furstenberg and Steven Kolb, CFDA executive director, then made the announcements of nominees and honorees, which for the first-time ever were streamed live on and more

Yohji Yamamoto Retrospective in London

Yohji Yamamoto Retrospective in London[London], March 21, 2011

London's Victoria & Albert Museum opened the first UK solo exhibition celebrating the life and work of Yohji Yamamoto, one of the world's most influential fashion designers.

This installation-based retrospective, taking place 30 years after Yamamoto's debut in Paris, features over 80 garments spanning the designer's career.

Yohji Yamamoto was born in Tokyo in 1943 and studied at Keio University (then Bunka Fashion College). By 1972 he had set up his own company, Y's Incorporated. From the start of his career Yamamoto's work was renowned for challenging the conventions of more

Vivienne Westwood 1980 - 89

Vivienne Westwood 1980 - 89 March 1, 2011

Vivienne Westwood 1980-89 will be the first exhibition to focus exclusively on Westwood’s fashions of the 1980s and highlight the significant shift in Westwood’s design style during this decade.

Her work of the early 1980s was prominently featured in edgy magazines such as i-D, and her following was comprised mainly of street-style insiders.

By 1985, her more structured, feminine, and historically-inspired styles began to attract the attention of the mainstream press and widened Westwood’s more

European Fashion Award FASH 2011 Winners

European Fashion Award FASH 2011 Winners

February 14, 2011

What is beautiful? What makes people look good? What is the meaning of fashion today? Is it all about identity or status? Is it about profits, attention or beauty? Are there any dreams and visions left?

The European Fashion Award - FASH 2011 entitled "Attention please!?" searched for answers to these questions. A jury consisting of international design, industry, marketing, and media experts selected the winners from 84 students enrolled at 46 universities in 17 countries according to pre-determined criteria. The award presentation for the winners from the categories Students and Graduates was held on February 6th during the international sporting goods trade show ispo in more

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