The XIII Ukrainian Contest among Young Clothing Designers “Look into the Future” Was Held!
On June 3 Ukrainian Fashion Week Organizing Committee held the final of the XIII Ukrainian contest among young clothing designers “Look into the Future”. The final took place in the European Village under the arch “Druzhby Narodiv”. More than 80 young designers from 14 cities of Ukraine sent their sketches for the first stage of the contest, whereas only 18 most promising and creative designers were chosen for the final.
This year, unprecedented for the contest history, the jury decided to double the first prize and to award two finalists with the first prize at a time! The second additional winner will also get financial support from the jury.
National contest among young designers of clothes “Look into the Future” is the nationwide event founded in 2000. The contest was set to support and develop young talents who are so numerous in the world of Ukrainian Fashion. The contest is organized under the aegis of Ukrainian Fashion Council to ensure a comprehensive support of their creativity and the development of their professional level.
The creative search of young designers was judged by a team of competent jury, the members of Ukrainian Fashion Council
- Liliya Poustovit – the Head of the Jury of the Contest, the Head of Ukrainian Fashion Council Expert Committee
The Board of Jury:
- Oleksiy Zalevskiy
- Victor Anisimov
- Olena Vorozhbyt
- Tetiana Zemskova
- Natalia Kamenska – laureate of “Look into the Future” 2007
- Liliya Litkovska
Participation in the contest helps young designers to present their creative potential to professionals and fashion-lovers, to catch the eye of mass media, to find investors and opportunities for cooperation with outstanding designers and trademarks – that is, to create their future.
Winners and Prizes 2012
Third Prize. Participation in the International contest “Russian Silhouette” (September 2013) sponsored by the Organizing Committee of the contest “Look into the Future”.
THIRD PRIZE HOLDER - SEMENOVA Tetiana
Second Prize. Participation in Holiday Fashion Week Odessa giving chance to present the collection on a catwalk together with renowned Ukrainian designers, as well as a 5000 UAH Certificate for buying fabrics in the boutique «ТОLSTOGО, 5» provided by NOTA BENE.
SECOND PRIZE HOLDER - DZHUS Iryna
Grand Prix. Financial support for the creation of the next collection for the project “New Names” within Ukrainian Fashion Week. The first Prize is accorded by a member of jury board and a member of Ukrainian Fashion Council Expert Committee Oleksiy Zalevskiy. The second Prize is accorded by the board of jury.
GRAND-PRIX HOLDER - RACHYTSKA Khrystyna
The second Prize - FERSMAN Olena
Apart from diplomas all the finalists have also received the issues of the leading international fashion-review COLLEZIONI.
We are proud to remind that this Contest was a starting point for many, now very well-known designers, such as Olena Burenina, Andre Tan, Natalia Kamenska, Olesia Kononova, Artem Klimchuk, Olena Przhonska, Ksenia Marchenko, Oleksandr Kanevskiy, Eduard Nasyrov, Olena Oliynyk, Viktoriya Zagrafova, Tetyana Anikyeva, Masha Reva, Liudmyla Komardina, Volodymyr Podolyan and Dina Lynnyk.
For more than 10 years already the national contest among young designers of clothes “Look into the Future” has been discovering new names and proving a stable future of Ukrainian Fashion.
The Contest’s location:
European Village is a unique platform set to demonstrate the diversity of Europe, to exchange experience and achievements between the projects and partners who work and create within 11 chosen themes. In June European Village offers diverse conferences, concerts, master-classes, theme parks and many other exciting activities to Kievites, football fans and all the guests of the capital.
Under the aegis of GIZ – Ukrainian-German Development Cooperation
The Main Department on Culture of Kyiv State Administration again became the partner of the final of the XIII Ukrainian contest among young clothing designers “Look into the Future” held in Kyiv, and proved Kyiv’s status of a capital following European traditions to support talented youth.
The look of the models presenting the collections on the catwalk was created by the hairstylists and makeup artists of «Frederiс Moreno», a French beauty salons network.
The contest received informational support from: М1 TV channel, Ukrainian Fashion TV channel, Salon magazine, Kyiv newspaper, What`s On magazine and internet portal tochka.net
The contest’s stage director – Oleksiy Zalevskiy.
The contest’s presenter – Marysia Gorobets, TV-presenter and General producer of Ukrainian Fashion TV channel.
The Head of the contest’s organizing committee – Iryna Danylevska.
Let’s follow the future of Ukrainian Fashion together!