15 TALENTS STILL RUNNING

15 TALENTS STILL RUNNING




Discovering new talented designers and helping them to develop their brands is an integral part of the WHO’S NEXT and PREMIERE CLASSE DNA.
It is with this in mind that this January 2016 we are holding the second edition of THE FUTURE OF FASHION PROGRAM, in collaboration with the online platform NOT JUST A LABEL, a key promotion platform for the young international fashion designers of tomorrow.

15 young talented designers will be battling it out, showcasing their A/W 2016-17 collections to a panel of fashion industry professionals.
Between ready-to-wear, accessories and denim streetwear, the hunt for talent is on!



WOMENSWEAR READY-TO-WEAR (WHO’S NEXT – Fame – hall 4)


1. ILKECOP (Belgium)
2. CUNNINGTON & SANDERSON (United Kingdom)
3. SUSHCHENKO (Spain)
4. PITCHOUGUINA (United Kingdom)
5. TATTOOSWEATERS (Ukrain)


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URBAN (WHO’S NEXT – Urban – hall 2.2)


1. BLANK ETIQUETTE (Germany)
2. J’AI MAL À LA TÊTE (Germany)
3. MAI-GIDAH (United Kingdom)
4. MARTIN ACROSS (Spain)
5. MARYME-JIMMYPAUL (Netherlands)


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ACCESSORIES (Premiere Classe – hall 3)


1. ANISHA PARMAR LONDON (United Kingdom) – Jewellery
2. SHIMELL AND MADDEN (United Kingdom) – Jewellery
3. NOOID (Sweden) – Footwear
4. EXOCET PARIS (France) – Leather Goods
5. EMILY CARTER (United Kingdom) – Multi-accessories

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NEW THIS YEAR

Along with the designers, THE FUTURE OF FASHION PROGRAM is welcoming Gretchen Harnick.
The founder of Pattern to Plan, the community supporting budding fashion talents in the strategic creation of their brand, she is also an instructor at Parsons School for Design.
Her 20 years of expertise in the fashion world will now be available at the trade shows, helping young designers to better prepare for the event and develop their brands.
During two 90-minute sessions, Gretchen will offer her wealth of knowledge to the designers, focusing on customer targets and communication, the concept of brand identity and possible development strategies.

Come on the 22nd January to discover or re-discover the 15 FUTURE OF FASHION PROGRAM designers in the FAME and URBAN areas of the WHO’S NEXT show as well as PREMIERE CLASSE. This time round it could be your favourites who make it through to the final!

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