London: 21 Could 2014
New concentrate on breakthrough expertise and innovation in addition to a brand new venue revealed for 2014 occasion
WGSN has introduced its Global Fashion Awards 2014 are actually open for entry and has revealed the placement and date for this 12 months’s ceremony; 13 November 2014, Saatchi Gallery London.
Now of their fifth 12 months the awards, staged by the world’s main development and magnificence forecaster, have a good time and reward “what’s new and what’s subsequent” in style on a worldwide foundation. Classes vary from finest design expertise by means of to finest new retail idea and digital innovation.
New awards for 2014 embrace the breakthrough designer classes (in Menswear, Womenswear and Footwear & Equipment), Finest Digital Innovation, in addition to Finest New Retail Idea. The awards will proceed to recognise excellence in design throughout a spread of specialist classes from Womenswear to Kidswear, Sports activities/Activewear and Intimates & Swim, whereas a brand new class for Finest Design Collaboration has been added.
“We’re sharpening the concentrate on innovation and newness this 12 months. We actually need the awards to be a real world showcase of probably the most inspiring examples of boundary-shifting style and retail design,” stated WGSN Global Fashion Awards director, Lauretta Roberts. “We additionally need these awards to replicate one of the best that style has to supply from the mass-market by means of to high-end luxurious as that’s what makes our occasion actually distinctive.”
As soon as once more WGSN might be bringing one in all its key autumn “Macro Tendencies” to life on the occasion. This 12 months’s theme is “Rendering Actuality”, which explores what it’s actual or real and the way we manipulate pictures by means of filters and different deconstruction methods. Attendees can count on to be submerged right into a 360-degree expertise of this development from the occasion manufacturing to the meals and even the odor.
“Saatchi Gallery is the right location for bringing this development to life and for holding such a premium occasion,” added Roberts. “It’s a very grand setting, surrounded by inspiring retail, however inside it’s a trendy clean canvas towards which we are able to actually venture our artistic path. It’s also one of many world’s most celebrated houses of modern up to date artwork, which feels very becoming.”
Entry to the WGSN Global Fashion Awards is freed from cost and the awards are open to all style companies and designers, giant and small, throughout the worldwide. This 12 months’s entry deadline is 20 June 2014 and entries needs to be submitted through the official web site at www.globalfashionawards.com
The awards might be judged by an elite panel of world specialists within the fields of design, retail, digital, styling and writing. This 12 months’s panel might be introduced subsequent month. Previous winners of the WGSN Global Fashion Awards embrace Nicholas Kirkwood, Zits, NET-A-PORTER, & Different Tales, Sweaty Betty, Princesse Tam Tam, Tsvetnoy Central Market, G-Star and Gandy’s Flip Flops.
WGSN is proud to welcome again its loyal sponsors Lycra®, Avery Dennison, iSKO and Catrice Cosmetics who will every current awards on the ceremony. Lycra® will as soon as once more current its Future Designers Awards, Avery Dennison will current Rising Model Award, iSKO sponsors Denim Design Award whereas Catrice Cosmetics will current to the Finest Breakthrough Womenswear Designer Award.
Unique spirits sponsor Patròn Tequila might be offering bespoke cocktails on the occasion from their devoted bar, whereas Evian returns as water sponsor. Italian luxurious paper producer Fedrigoni will as soon as once more present status papers.
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About WGSN Global Fashion Awards
The WGSN Global Fashion Awards are the one awards within the trade to recognise style innovation and breakthrough expertise on a worldwide scale with classes starting from Breakthrough Designers in Womenswear, Menswear and Footwear & Equipment to design innovation awards for manufacturers and retailers in specialist classes similar to Womenswear, Menswear, Kidswear, Sports activities/Activewear and Intimates/Swim, amongst others. Retail and digital innovation can be recognised in classes similar to finest new retail idea, finest retailer and finest e-store. For a full record of classes, please go to: www.globalfashionawards.com
Now of their fifth 12 months the awards often entice greater than 2,000 entries from 50 international locations and are celebrated at a gala occasion in London attended by 400 trade VIPs.
WGSN is the world’s development forecaster, equipping style-driven companies around the globe with future intelligence and artistic inspiration on what’s new and what’s subsequent by means of digital subscription and bespoke analysis providers: www.wgsn.com
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