SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS celebrated last Saturday the unleashing of creativity among young designers at the ITS 2013 Fashion Show and Awards Ceremony in Trieste, Italy, which signaled another sparklingly successful cooperation with the twelfth edition of ITS – International Talent Support. The international competition for creative young jewelry, fashion and accessory design students gives visibility and support to young talent from across the globe.
The 2013 edition of the competition came to a close with a sparkling fashion show and awards ceremony. The most talented of the students were honored with awards in the established areas of ITS FASHION, ITS ACCESSORIES, and ITS JEWELRY.
And the winner is….
Winner of the SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS ITS Jewelry Award was Lili Colley. The SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Jewelry Award carries a prize valued at € 10,000 as well as the offer of a six-month internship at the Swarovski Headquarters in Austria. The Awards evening was a successful conclusion to the design competition and was celebrated in the same spirit of sophistication and style reflected in the innovative designs.
Amongst the esteemed jurors judging the SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Jewelry Award were Ute Schumacher, Vice President Trend & Design Center Head Office SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, together with French jewelry designer, Shourouk Rhaiem, Mawi whose award winning brand debuted at London Fashion Week 2003 and Livia Stoianova and Yassen Samouilov from the extravagant jewelry brand, On Aura Tout Vu.
Sparkling contribution to creativity
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS also provided its precision-cut SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS for the jewelry contest finalists to use in their designs. The occasion also reflected SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS’ established practice of collaboration with leading international fashion and design schools, underlining the company’s commitment to pursuing excellence in creativity, innovation and nurturing the next generation of talent right across the design spectrum.
More information on the event can be found at: http://www.itsweb.org