On July 15, the city of Kyiv will host one of the most influential fashion-events in the Central and Eastern Europe – First International Young Designers Contest (IDYC).
International Young Designers Contest is an event that aims to attract international attention to Ukraine as a place of creativity and innovation with a vast abundance of remarkable talent.
The judges of the contest, worldwide famous fashion-experts, chief editors of fashion magazines, journalists, creative directors, and scouts will be hosted at Ukraine’s first and only design hotel – 11 Mirrors.
The judges of International Young Designers Contest:
Liana Satenstein – chief editor of fashion news at Vogue.com (USA);
Yu Masui – LVMH Prize scout, Japanese journalist, contributor to the leading international magazines, blogger famous for his signature style (Japan);
Riccardo Terzo — Vogue Talents scout, stylist and journalist at Vogue Italia (Italy);
Giovanni Ottonello – professor, creative director of Italian Insituto Europeo di Design (IED) — international chain of universities, that offer education in the fields of Fashion, Design, Art, Marketing, Management, and Communications (Italy);
Adriano Batista та Jose Llamas — chief editors of the Spanish Magazine Fucking Young! about men’s fashion oriented at contemporary youth; a publication that consistently collaborates with young photographers, designers and stylists, thus, discovering new talents (Spain).
The designers of nine countries, who have previously claimed national prizes, will participate in the contest and compete for the 10,000$ grant, as well as a course at Instituto Europeo di Design.
Countries of participants:
Georgia, Estonia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, and Czech Republic.
“At 11 Mirrors Design Hotel, we take great pleasure in participating and supporting events that have such strong impact on modern society, culture, and the image of Ukraine abroad. Fashion – is one of the components of contemporary lifestyle and 11 Mirrors is a lifestyle hotel. We are also grateful to be hosting the judges, the gurus of fashion, and look forward to establishing an ideal atmosphere for their work and leisure”, commented Maryna Leo, the General Manager of 11 Mirrors Design Hotel.
The event will take place on Khreshchatyk street where we will witness an astonishing collaboration of nations to create exceptional fashion-art and the rise of young emerging designers to the top of the fashion world.