Below are the winners of ITS 2018 who stepped on the catwalk to receive an award. But all of the finalists of this 16th edition proved Bold enough to step into our hearts and join the ITS FAMILY forever. It was a unique edition in a unique location, one pure day of creativity to remember.
ITS Award offered by Allianz (A cash prize of €15,000 + 12-month tutorship by Pitti Immagine, Showcase of Capsule Collection at PITTI UOMO 95) offered by ITS, Allianz and Pitti Immagine awarded to: ELEANOR MCDONALD
OTB Award (A cash prize of €10,000 + possibility of an internship in one of the group’s brands) offered by OTB awarded to: EMMA CHOPOVA AND LAURA LOWENA + TINGTING ZHANG
DIESEL Award (A 6-month internship in Diesel) offered by OTB awarded to: TOLU COKER
SWATCH Award (A cash prize of €10,000 + 6-month internship by Swatch LAB Zurich) offered by Swatch awarded to: SINI-PILVI KIILUNEN
ITS TIME FOR COFFEE Award (Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai special project embracing both brands) offered by Swatch & illycaffè awarded to: TOLU COKER
CNMI Award (A cash prize of €5,000) offered by Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana awarded to: ELEANOR MCDONALD
Tomorrow Award (Showcase at Tomorrow Paris Showroom) offered by Tomorrow awarded to: ELEANOR MCDONALD
+ Special award (presentation at Tomorrow Sneaker Atelier): ELIANA ZURLO
VOGUE TALENTS Special Mention (Feature on Vogue Talents & Vogue Italia Supplement) offered by Vogue Talents Awarded to: TOLU COKER
Exploring the Bounds of Limitation. An interview with former finalist Masha Lamzina about craft, freedom and developing one’s own artistic voice
25 August, 2023
“Masha Lamzina is an interdisciplinary artist working with textiles, installations and clothing, focusing on prints, stencilling and graphic patterns. Masha is also a fashion and textile designer, creating artisanal and unique…
One Collection, infinite stories: Trauma.
The elaboration of painful experiences through the lens of the ITS Arcademy collection.
03 August, 2023
This is something we’ve often seen over the past two decades in fashion designers who have entered the ITS competition. They embark on creative projects to cope with or process negative…
03 July, 2023
Fashion portfolios speak a language of their own. Their architecture and content can be driven by cultural and social markers as diverse as the nations of our planet. The level of…
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…