Forty talented finalists reached Trieste for a weekend of pure creativity.
The juries decided, the winners have been chosen.
Discover the Future with us…
ITS FASHION Award in partnership with OTB (€10,000 + showcase new project at the 15th edition of ITS) awarded to: Paula Knorr
OTB Award (€ 5,000 + an internship in one of the group’s brands) awarded to: Yuko Koike
Eyes On Talents Award (€3,000 and featured profile communication to all Eyes on Talents member brands) offered by Eyes On Talents awarded to: Jenifer Thévenaz – Burdet
Modateca Deanna Award (€3,000 + visit of the Modateca Deanna Archive) awarded to: Yuko Koike
Vogue Talents Award (publication of photoshoot in Vogue Talents website + feature in the September 2015 printed version of Vogue Talents) awarded to: Elina Määttänen
ITS ACCESSORIES Award in partnership with YKK (€10,000 + showcase new project at the 15th edition of ITS) awarded to: Isabel Helf
YKK Fastening Award (€ 5,000 + featuring in Dazed. Several opportunities for the winner at the YKK London Showroom) offered by YKK awarded to: Bianca Chong
ITS ARTWORK Award in partnership with Swatch (€10,000 + showcase new project at next edition of ITS 2016) awarded to: Hiroki Kataoka
Swatch Award (€5,000 + professional collaboration) offered by Swatch awarded to: Shay Tako
Swatch Art Peace Hotel Award (6-month residency at the Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai + opportunity to collaborate with Uma Wang Studio) offered by Swatch awarded to: Alexis Gautier
ITS JEWELRY Award in partnership with Swarovski (€10,000 + showcase new project at the 15th edition of ITS) awarded to: Kota Okuda & In Wai Kwok
SWAROVSKI Award (€5,000) offered by Swarovski awarded to: Yun Sun Jang
Samsung Galaxy Award (€10,000 to the finalist who developed the most interestin prototypes for the GS6 or GS6 Edge) offered by Samsung Mobile awarded to: Yang Wang
Established in 2015 the Generali Special Award recognizes the designer whose career development is not only a remarkable pursuit of unique ideas but also a sustainable synthesis between creativity and entrepreneurship. Awarded to: Aitor Throup
Teaching creativity. Interview with Ike Rust, menswear tutor to former ITS winners.
13 February, 2023
In the twenty years of ITS Contest rarely have we seen such consistency in training young designers that would be then be selected as finalists by the ITS Jury, a first…
ITS Contest names that ring a bell.
Craig Green, David Koma, Liam Fahy and Lee Matthews in the ITS Arcademy Collection.
12 January, 2023
In the history of contemporary fashion, documented through the perspective of the ITS Arcademy Collection, there are designers who made history. Interestingly, it’s not always names that made it through to…
One Collection, infinite stories: Religion. Looking at the religious elements of the ITS Arcademy collection.
05 December, 2022
Looking for either controversy, beauty, culture or symbolism, it is no mystery why fashion drives inspiration from religion. They are undeniably intertwined: religions and religious orders have dress codes and use…
Handling the History of Contemporary Fashion Evolution. Interview with the head of our Collection team, in charge of handling the ITS Foundation’s archival patrimony.
04 December, 2022
Stepping into a museum space can often feel like everything’s stuck in time, frozen. As if it were a place where not much happens, other than cleaning and occasional moving of…
ITS Finalists nominated at The Fashion Awards 2022. Demna, Matthieu Blazy and Chopova Lowena among the nominees of the Oscars of Fashion.
28 November, 2022
Assigned annually in London by the British Fashion Council, The Fashion Awards might seem like they’ve only existed since Craig Green won Designer of the Year in 2016. But the ceremony…
Sketching, the Aitor Throup way.
A chat about drawing as a daily therapy with ITS 2006 winner Aitor Throup.
15 November, 2022
“Aitor Throup is an Argentinian-born British artist, designer and creative director.” This is the only sentence that sounds vaguely complete about what Aitor is. All attempts to pin down every aspect…