New Generation is a program aimed to seek, support, and celebrate the young talents in Ukraine, Central and Eastern Europe. Within this program, they receive feedback from top industry professionals, gain new knowledge at the mentoring program and compete for international recognition.
Project: national contest
Founded in 2000, the contest aims to provide young talents with comprehensive support for the development of their creativity and professional growth. The contest was the starting point for well-known Ukrainian designers that now are a part of the Contest’s jury board. The semifinals of the contest are held in Dnipro, Lviv, Kharkiv and Kyiv.
Project: runway for young designers
It is a separate day in the official program of Ukrainian Fashion Week allowing young designers to enter the industry with practical knowledge on how to organize catwalk shows working with smaller collections and show it to industry professionals.
Project: International contest
The contest gathers talented emerging designers from Eastern and Central Europe, who have already proven to be the best creative young minds in their countries. Industry professionals from all over the world are assessing the collections, giving their feedback, and choosing the best young designer during a separate event in Kyiv.
Project: educational programme
The separate mentoring program for young designers, roundtables, workshops, lectures, and fashion residences – all aimed at supporting the industry and extending practical and theoretical knowledge of the new generation.