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Supporting young talents would be terribly difficult - if not impossible - without partners and supporters who share our same philosophy and are keen to foster and embrace fresh young creativity, giving it a place to express itself and opportunities to live on.

ITS 2014 - International Talent Support is a project created by EVE in cooperation with DIESEL, YKK, SWATCH and SWAROSVKI.

OTB
is the holding company of some of the most iconic fashion brands like Diesel, Maison Martin Margiela, Marni, Viktor&Rolf, and state-of-the-art companies like Staff International and Brave Kid. ITS –International Talent Support– is a very important platform for OTB. since the finalists of different editions are integrated in the style offices of many of the brands of the group, confirming the quality of its long and elaborate selection. OTB mission is to build brands for a new breed of consumers - enabling development, challenging the rules, and fostering creativity.
DIESEL
has supported the project from its inception and helps nurture the talent of young fashion designers through the Diesel Award. The prize is a substantial one, and ensures the winner is both supported and encouraged in their breakthrough on the international fashion scene.
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YKK
an international group of companies with a leading position in the fastening industry, is our partner for the accessories competition which is open to all young accessories designers throughout the world. The YKK Award will be assigned to the designer capable of enhancing the quality and look of an accessory in an original and technically advanced way, using a YKK fastening system as the main factor, combining functional meaning with an element of beauty. The winner will receive a cash prize of €10,000 and will be interviewed for the October issue of Dazed & Confused Magazine. YKK may make use of the winning item in promotional advertising.
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SWATCH
SWATCH has been defined many times as “the biggest art gallery in the world” and is the main partner of the new field ITS ARTWORK. Finalists will compete for the SWATCH Award: €10,000 + a remunerated internship in the Swatch Creative Lab.
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SWAROVSKI
is the premium brand for the finest crystals manufactured by Swarovski and is the main partner of ITS JEWELRY, providing all jewelry finalists with Swarovski crystals for their collections.
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SAMSUNG GALAXY
Supporting young talents and encouraging them to create what enhances people’s lives is the reason why ITS has partnered with Samsung Electronics, a brand that is leading the mobile device industry with its pursuit of technological innovation and lifestyle enrichment. Ten finalists have been selected from ITS FASHION, ITS ACCESSORIES and ITS JEWELRY to present three proposals of a prototype to protect and carry the new Samsung GALAXY Tab S.
The finalist who develops the best accessory prototype will receive the Samsung GALAXY Award: a cash prize of €10,000.
EYES ON TALENTS
Eyes on Talents, the online platform used by global design-led brands and publications to discover and connect with today's best talent, is pleased to present the Eyes On Talents Award. All ITS 2014 finalists will be invited to create their profile on the platform and either one fashion or one accessories finalist will be selected for the Eyes on Talents Award. The winner will receive €3,000 and featured profile communication to all Eyes on Talents member brands.
MODAMONT
Modamont, the International Trimmings and Components Show for Fashion and Design is back as sponsor of ITS ACCESSORIES. The winner of Accessories Collection of the Year will see their project exhibited in the ModAmont September 2014 Trade Show in Paris and featured in its press release and website.
CAMERA NAZIONALE DELLA MODA ITALIANA
The Italian Fashion Council is the non profit making Association which disciplines, co-ordinates and promotes the development of Italian Fashion and is the new sponsor of ITS ITS 2014 and will be very glad to offer the Camera Nazionale della Moda Award, a prize of €2,500 for the winner + a 6-month internship at Trussardi.
DEVELON
Our website www.itsweb.org runs on products and services provided by Develon, internet partner of ITS 2014. Develon Group is a digital company specialised in designing multi-channel strategies through the use of the latest technologies.
ABSOLUT VODKA
Absolut Vodka leader brand in the spirits sector and worldwide lifestyle icon, is the beverage partner of ITS 2014.
L'OREAL PROFESSIONNEL
Is our supporter for the Hair Styling.
MODATECA
The Modateca Award will assign €3,000 to the most interesting knitwear collection and invite the winner for a visit of the unique Modateca Deanna Archive
SHOWSTUDIO
SHOWstudio.com is the award-winning fashion website founded and directed by Nick Knight. It collaborates with some of the most influential and acclaimed figures of contemporary fashion, including John Galliano, Kate Moss, Maison Martin Margiela, Comme des Garçons and Alexander McQueen. Alongside these established names, SHOWstudio.com has also supported and nurtured emerging talent, including Gareth Pugh, Louise Goldin, Marios Schwab and Rodarte, offering exciting new designers an important global platform for creative expression. The SHOWstudio Prize will award the chosen fashion designer with the opportunity to create a SHOWstudio fashion film. The featured garments will be made available for sale in the SHOWstudio Shop.
IL PICCOLO
The newspaper "Il Piccolo" is media partner of ITS 2014.
VOGUE TALENTS
Vogue Talents, the section dedicated to talents of the website Vogue.it and included once a year as a supplement of Vogue Italia in September, is back as media partner of ITS 2014 and will offer to an ITS FASHION and to an ITS ACCESSORIES finalist the Vogue Talents Award: the publication within 2014 on the Vogue Talents website of a photo shoot & interview, plus a feature in the September supplement.
DESIGN4RENT
Design4Rent - a company specialized in the rental of set-design, furniture & accessories for events, trade fairs, congresses, product and PR presentations.
ILLY
Illy, a reference for coffee culture and excellence, is a supporter of ITS and will provide coffee for all of the ITS guests.
MININI
More than just plastic.
NEW LIGHT
Newlight is a service specialized in light, sound and rigging for fashion shows, corporate, special events and concert. Newlight use the light as a means to communicate your sensation, as a way to give value to each events because they are worthy to be remembered.
STS
Creativity and precision, quality and professionalism, but most of all a passion for technological innovation: the ideal partner for bringing your event to life.
THE OFFICE
The Office, agency company specialized in the organization of congresses, conventions, workshops and events in general, is technical supporter of ITS 2014.

ITS 2014 would have not been possible without the strong and important support of the local governments and other local agencies. They answered the call, demonstrating the importance of ITS both for the city of Trieste and for the whole region of Friuli Venezia Giulia. Our warmest gratitude goes to Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia, Turismo FVG, Comune di Trieste, Acegas APS, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali.

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