The runway at the 2013 edition of the International Talent Support awards in Trieste
Aimed at students in their final year of art college, the International Talent Support awards aims to support young fashion, accessories and jewelry designers as they take their first steps after graduation. For its 12th edition, held in the Italian town of Trieste from July 12-13, the prestigious panel made up of designer Nicola Formichetti, Diesel founder Renzo Rosso, Maison Martin Margiela’s Ivana Omazic and Isabella Zegrini of Christian Dior, selected winners among the thirty finalists.
Fashion Collection of the Year (€15000) – Han Chul Lee (South Korea), Royal College of Art graduate
The Business of Fashion Award – Felix Chabluk Smith (Great Britain), Royal College of Art graduate
Diesel Award (€25000 + 6 month internship) – Xiao Li (China), Royal College of Art graduate
Fashion Special Prize (€5000) – Tomohiro Sato (Japan)
Yoox.com Award: Nelly Hoffman (France) – Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne graduate
ITS Award ( €5000) – Leonard Kahlcke (Germany), London College of Fashion graduate
YKK Award (€10000 + 6 month internship) – Percy Lau (China), Central Saint Martins graduate
Swarovski Elements Award (€10000 + 6 month internship) – Lili Colley (Great Britain), London College of Fashion graduate
Swatch Award (€5000 + collaboration with the brand) – Milko Boyarov (Bulgaria), National Academy of Arts graduate
Source: Vogue Paris.