International press about International Young Designers Contest 2019
Tuesday, 08 October 2019
6-8 of July 2019, the International Young Designers Contest - one of the largest and most influential international fashion events in Eastern and Central Europe - took place in Kyiv for the second time. The contest was organized by Ukrainian Fashion Council and IED-Istituto Europeo di Design.
About International Young Designers Contest 2019 has written 11 international media from 10 countries. We invite you to read the review.
“The winner of the 2019 Grand Prix Anastasia Padalka was impressed by the deep maturity of her design and inspiration. Padalka's story focuses on the topic of violence against women- trauma stays in the minds, in the perception of people and society, brings despair and a sense that there is no hope anymore. Padalka turns this whirlwind into creation with incredibly good detail.”
“The Contest has already established itself as one of the largest and most directional fashion events promoting new talent from Eastern and Central Europe. This year, Ukrainian designer Anastasia Padalka walked away with the prestigious Grand Prix. Coming to terms with her own traumatic experience of violence and physical assault, Padalka used fashion as a therapeutic tool, turning her feelings of fear, diminishment and anger into beautiful clothes. “