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“MODERN REALITY” breaks all records

The 10th Anniversary Call for Entry of the FRANKfurtstyleaward was exceedingly successful. The international talent contest received 380 applications with great concept ideas that all hope for one of the TOP60 spots in the finale. Within the next weeks, an independent jury of experts will decide who will receive an invitation to the AWARD GALA.

FRANKfurtstyleaward Collection 2016 in Shanghai

Within the frame of this year’s Roadshow, the FRANKfurtstyleaward went to China for the first time. Briefly after the Award Gala in the Alte Oper Frankfurt on September 23, the COLLECTION 2016 of the FRANKfurtstyleaward left Frankfurt for Shanghai. As this year’s partner and host country, China was the first Roadshow stop prior to travels to the Frankfurt book fair, Berlin and finally Paris. At the CHIC International Fashion Fair in Shanghai, the FRANKfurtstyleaward presented twenty selected designs in an impressive fashion show, which was ceremoniously introduced by Detlef Braun, chief executive director of the Frankfurt Fair, and Hannemie Stitz-Krämer, founder and initiator of the FRANKfurtstyleaward. Following the show, ten additionally designs were displayed at a prominent stand at the Intertextile fair.

LE PATRON of the FRANKfurtstyleaward 2016

Since inventing the washing process to artificially age denim, François Girbaud has been recognized as one of the leading jeans designers worldwide. He has been at the forefront of innovation in his experimentation and development of materials, treatments and techniques. The focus of his research over the last 25 years has been centered on developing ecologically and ethically conscious methods to advance the cause of sustainability within the textile industry. This denim visionary has become “LE PATRON” of the International Talent Contest for Fashion & Design as well as keynote speaker at the FRANKfurtsyleaward Gala 2016.

Chinese fashion designer is honorary jury member 2016

Duncan Liu, Chinese fashion designer and fashion expert, is honorary jury member of the FRANKfurtstyleaward. As a representative of partner country China he will participate in awarding the 12 awards at the finale of this year’s FRANKfurtstyleaward. During the FRANKfurtstyleaward gala the designer will be presenting his collection “Cloud in Sky”, premiering in Germany on September 23rd in the Alte Oper Frankfurt.

Welcome to the Digital Showroom!

The successful partnership between Fraport AG and FRANKfurtstyleaward now reaches a digital dimension. The new Digital Showroom on Frankfurt Airport’s online shopping portal shows the latest nominations of the TOP60 finalists of the FRANKfurtstyleaward 2016. According to Fraport AG there are more than 100.000 visits per day. These are the best 60 designs out of 270 applications from young talents around the world. Visitors of the Digital Showroom can lean back and track the award or even act as judges, nominating their favorite design for the public choice award. All designs will finally be presented live at the Award Gala in the Alte Oper Frankfurt on September 23rd, 2016. Please find the complete press release here.