Euro Fashion Award 2016
The EURO FASHION AWARD is an international fashion competition for creative, trendsetting collections from Europe. The idea is to support young fashion designers and to reward outstanding creations. Fashion designers who have concluded a Master’s degree in fashion design or have several years of professional experience are invited to participate.
The EURO FASHION AWARD aims to draw attention to relevant developments in the fashion industry, which is an economical and cultural sector with an important and long tradition.
Fashion transforms identity into a cultural and economical concept. It stands for creativity, inspiration, and a positive attitude towards life. All this and much more makes the fashion industry a branch which is highly interesting both at national and international level. The EURO FASHION AWARD aims to be a platform for creative upcoming professionals in Europe and offers them the opportunity of competing against each other, showing their unique skills in the international fashion and textile industry.
The EURO FASHION AWARD will take place every year, and for the first time on 23rd April 2016 at the Kaufhaus Görlitz in the European city of Goerlitz/Zgorzelec, in the border triangle of Poland, the Czech Republic and Germany. The venerable Art Nouveau Goerlitz department store is the initiator and organiser of the EURO FASHION AWARD and continues the important part that Goerlitz has played in the past as a centre of the clothier, textile and fashion industry in the free state of Saxony.
There will be money prizes amounting to a total of 60,000 euros.
Prizes are allocated as follows:
- 130,000 €
- 220,000 €
- 310,000 €
The winning collection will be an excellent collection for women, men or both, with an elaborate overall concept, corresponding to one of the areas Dress to wear, Avantgarde, Modern couture, Trash, Vintage, Experimental, or Sustainable. The nuanced composition of a collection with a unique, distinctive signature will be evaluated.
The evaluation is especially based on an authentic idea for a collection and its realisation, an interesting cut, high quality of materials used, innovative choice of materials, as well as sustainable approaches, excellent workmanship, a potential for commercial use and an outstanding complete work, combining the outfit with the accessories.
A minimum of eight and a maximum of ten complete outfits is to be presented.
More information: EURO FASHION AWARD