ITS Contest - fashion jewelry accessories Award. Platform competition

Applications for ITS 2019 are now closed. The deadline to apply for this year's edition was March 17th for the application form online and March 18th for the shipment of the physical portfolio to our offices.

ITS is a design contest for young fashion, accessories and jewellery designers. The Jury that will assign the awards is composed of the most respected names in the field of design & art and includes designers, opinion leaders, trendsetters and more.

THE AWARDS

The Awards offer unique support, besides pocket money, amazing internships and job opportunities:

The ITS Award powered by Allianz winner will receive a cash prize of €15,000. Furthermore Pitti Immagine will offer a 12-month mentorship by the Tutoring & Consulting Direction and the opportunity to showcase the collection at Pitti Uomo in January 2020 in Florence, or if a womenswear designer at Super in Milan, on February 2020.

Sustainability shouldn't be a choice anymore, it should define from the grounds up all processes, all actions and any kind of creation or production. This year's contestants left us with hope for a journey that has just begun in the fashion industry, the world's 2nd most polluting sector. The ITS Sustainability Award will grant the winner 3,000 to the designer who applied the strongest sustainable priniciples.

The OTB Award will grant the winner a monetary prize of €10,000 and the possibility of an internship in the design office of one of the brands of the group. The internship foresees an expenses reimbursement of €500 per month, and a return ticket from the winner's residence country. The internship could start approximately in September 2019 for European Union designers and November 2019 for Extra-European Union designers.

The fashion finalists will be challenged with a special project by Diesel, a brief they will be required to develop in time for the Final on 12 July.

The Diesel Award will grant the winner a 6-month internship in Diesel HQ in Italy. The internship foresees an expenses reimbursement of €500 per month, a return ticket from the winner's residence country, and lodging. The internship will start approximately in September 2019 for European Union designers and November 2019 for Extra-European Union designers.

2019 sees the launch of the ITS Fashion@Work project by illycaffè, which will challenge a selected number of finalists with a radical re-design of their coffee aprons.

The ITS Fashion@Work by illy Award offered by illycaffè will grant €10,000 to the winner.

Following a brief proposed by Lotto Sport, 3 selected finalists will be required to develop a complete outfit inspired by the world of tennis and revisiting an iconic Lotto sneaker.

The Lotto Sport Award will consist of a 3-month internship with Lotto Sport Italia that will include the design and development of an exclusive project built around a shoe or an apparel mini capsule collection. The internship will be starting in mid-September 2019 and will include €500/month as reimbursement of expenses, covering accommodation and lunches.

The winner of the Tomorrow Entrepreneurial Creativity Award will have a space to showcase his/her at the Tomorrow Le Palais Showroom, Paris.

The Coin Excelsior Award will be assigned to the collection of the finalist who is most promising in terms of creativity and ability to successfully match Coin Excelsior's reference market. The winner of the Coin Excelsior Award will receive a €3.000 Coin Gift Card to spend at the store.

A Special Mention by Vogue Talents will be awarded to a fashion, accessories or jewellery finalist. The winner will be featured on the Vogue Talents website and social networks with their collection and a video interview.

The CNMI - Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana Award will grant the winner a cash prize of €5,000.

THE FASHION FINALISTS

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Louis Appelmans - Belgian


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Daoyuan Ding - Chinese


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Annaliese Griffith-Jones - Australian


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Moon Hussain - British


ITS 2019 FINALIST
Cecilia Del Carmen Juarez Balta - Peruvian

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Jimin Kim - South Korean


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Rafael Kouto - Swiss


ITS 2019 FINALIST
Shie Lyu - Chinese


ITS 2019 FINALIST
Yukika Saito - Japanese


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Anni Salonen - Finnish


ITS 2019 FINALIST
Hana Yagi - Japanese


THE JEWELLERY & ACCESSORIES FINALISTS

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Fabia Brüning – German


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Irina Galon - Israeli


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Corrina Goutos - American


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Joanne Guiraud - Swiss


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Skye Gwillim - British


ITS 2019 FINALIST
Yukako Hihara – Japanese


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Hazuki Katagai – Japanese


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Asumi Maeda - Japanese


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Xiaotu Tang - Chinese


ITS 2019 FINALIST
Bingqing Yi - Chinese


ITS 2019 FINALIST
Yunqi Zhang - Chinese


THE ITS FASHION@WORK BY ILLY AWARD FINALISTS

The following designers will be challenged with a radical re-design of the illycaffè coffee aprons:

ITS 2019 FINALIST
Jiaen Cai - Chinese



ITS 2019 FINALIST
Daoyuan Ding - Chinese



ITS 2019 FINALIST
Annaliese Griffith-Jones - Australian



ITS 2019 FINALIST
David Huang - Taiwanese



ITS 2019 FINALIST
Ping-Chieh Hsieh - Taiwanese & Wimonwan Wichaikhamjorn - Thai

ITS 2019 FINALIST
Moon Hussain - British



ITS 2019 FINALIST
Rafael Kouto - Swiss



ITS 2019 FINALIST
Shie Lyu - Chinese



ITS 2019 FINALIST
Anni Salonen - Finnish



ITS 2019 FINALIST
Kelly Toode - Estonian



THE LOTTO SPORT AWARD FINALISTS

The following 3 designers will be required to develop a complete outfit inspired by the world of tennis and revisiting an iconic Lotto sneaker:

ITS 2019 FINALIST
Jimin Kim - South Korean



ITS 2019 FINALIST
Rafael Kouto - Swiss



ITS 2019 FINALIST
Anni Salonen - Finnish



THE JURY

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Miren Arzalluz
Director of the Palais Galliera, City of Paris Museum of Fashion


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Carlo Bach
Art Director illycaffé


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Gianluca Cantaro
Editor in Chief at Nowfashion.com



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Carlo Capasa
Chairman of Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana


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Marie-Claire Daveu
Chief Sustainability Officer and Head of International Institutional Affairs Kering


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Deanna Ferretti
Modateca Deanna



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Luca Finotti
Dr. Finotti


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Angelo Flaccavento
Independent Fashion Critic and Curator



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Barbara Franchin
Founder & Director ITS



ITS 2019 JURY
Carlo Giordanetti
Creative Director Swatch International


ITS 2019 JURY
Luca Josi
Executive Vice President, Brand Strategy, Media & Multimedia Entertainment of Tim


ITS 2019 JURY
Michael Kampe
Creative Director Lee Jeans E.M.E.A. and Design Tutor - ITS FINALIST 2010


ITS 2019 JURY
Karchun Leung
Editor in Chief Numéro China & Modern Weekly Style Section


ITS 2019 JURY
Valentina Maggi
Director of Design Practice at Floriane de St. Pierre


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Sara Sozzani Maino
Deputy Editor in Chief Vogue Italia, Head of Vogue Talents


ITS 2019 JURY
Glenn Martens
Creative Director of Y/Project



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Stefano Martinetto
CEO of Tomorrow London Holdings Ltd



ITS 2019 JURY
Raffaello Napoleone
Chief Executive Officer di Pitti Immagine


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Stefania Ricci
Director of Museo Salvatore Ferragamo and Fondazione Ferragamo


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Luca Rizzi
Tutoring & Consulting Director Pitti Immagine



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Renzo Rosso
President of OTB



ITS 2019 JURY
Aitor Throup
Artist, designer, creative director - ITS FINALIST 2006




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