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ARTS OF FASHION COMPETITION - PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART | OCT 28 2009 |

On Wednesday night, the International Arts of Fashion Competition and Fashion Shows were pesented at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Shows opened with the Debut - Series: the collections of three young rising designers - Amy Sarabi, Chelsea Snyder and Julianne Thibodeaux, followed by the CarteBlanche - Series featuring the collections of 3 design talents - Christian Wijnants, Anthony Vaccarello and Matthew Ames. Then the creative pieces completed in the Masterclass-series were presented.
 
The works of the finalists of the International Fashion Design Competition were exhibited. Presenting 2 silhouettes, each candidate showed the jury and attendees their interpretation of the theme 'Illusion', while competing for one of the internships and scholarships offered. Congratulation to each candidate!

ARTS OF FASHION AWARDED STUDENTS 2009

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The best designs 2009 were selected by an International jury committee composed of 7 professional fashion members Christian Wijnants (Christian Wijnants – Antwerp, Belgium), Matthiew Blazy (Raf Simons – Antwerp, Belgium), Matthew Ames (Matthew Ames – New York), Douglas Reker (Douglas Reker – New York), Susanna Lau aka Susie Bubble (Style Bubble – London, United Kingdom), Anthony Vaccarello (Anthony Vaccarello – Paris, France), Arnaud Michaux (Lanvin – Paris, France) presided over by Susan Scafidi - Professor at Fordham Law School - the first U.S. law professor ever to offer a course in Fashion Law. (Susan Scafidi has testified in Congress regarding the proposed extension of legal protection to fashion designs through the Design Piracy Prohibition Act)

SCHOLARSHIPS

Bora Han - San Francisco / Academy of Art University - USA: Paris Summer Program July Award
4-week July summer program with the Arts of Fashion - Paris, FRANCE

Elena Musteata - Castelo Branco / Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas - ESAA - Portugal: Paris Summer Program July Award
4-week July summer program with the Arts of Fashion - Paris, FRANCE

Milka Osoro - Philadelphia / Drexel University - USA: The School of the Chambre Syndicale of Parisian Couture Award
1-year Scholarship at The School of the Chambre Syndicale of Parisian Couture - Paris, FRANCE www.modeaparis.com

Iva Solilová - Pilsen / University of West Bohemia - Czech Republic: Paris Summer Program July Award
4-week July summer program with the Arts of Fashion - Paris, FRANCE


INTERNSHIPS

Mariele Capssa - New York / Parsons The New School for Design - USA: Anne Valerie Hash Award
3-month internship at Anne Valerie Hash - Paris, FRANCE www.anne-valerie-hash.com

Sara Londoño Jaramillo - Medellin / Institucion Universitaria Collegiatura Colombiana - Colombia: JCDC / Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Award
2-month internship at Jean Charles de Castelbajac - Paris, FRANCE www.jc-de-castelbajac.com

Ninh Nguyen - New York / Fashion Institute of Technology - FIT - USA: Nice Collective Award
3-month internship at Nice Collective - San Francisco, USA www.nicecollective.com

In addition to the internship / scholarship prizes, YKK Corp. of America awarded each of the winners $650 in order to assist in their internship / scholarship.

ENCOURAGEMENT

Jinjoo Cho - New York / Parsons The New School for Design - USA: Jury Encouragement Prize

Photographer / David Gehosky

SELECTED STUDENTS FOR THE AoF COMPETITION 2009 AT PHILADELPHIA - DREXEL UNIVERSITY

Stanislav Botonogov --- Belarus - Minsk / Institute of Modern Knowledge
Mireia Roset Vaz --- Spain - Barcelona / Felicidad Duce
Bora Han --- USA/CA - San Francisco / Academy of Art University
Kristina Cantero Fernández --- Spain - Barcelona / Felicidad Duce
Hye Ra Rhee --- South Korea - Seoul / Hongik University
Christine Samar --- USA/NY - New York / Parsons The New School for Design
Elena Musteata --- Portugal - Castelo Branco / Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas - ESAA
Sara Londoño Jaramillo --- Colombia - Medellin / Institucion Universitaria Collegiatura Colombiana
Ninh Nguyen --- USA/NY - New York / Fashion Institute of Technology - FIT
Cindy Hong --- USA/IL - School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Izabela Starling --- Brazil - Sao Paulo / Universidade Anhembi Morumbi
Jinjoo Cho --- USA/NY - New York / Parsons The New School for Design
Joana Marques --- Portugal - Castelo Branco / Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas - ESAA
Mihaela-Cristina Cirlugea --- Romania - Cluj Napoli / University of Art & Design
Isabelle Campeau --- Canada - Montreal / Universite du Quebec
Lily Cornell --- Canada - Toronto / Ryerson Polytechnic University
Laura Popoviciu --- Romania - Bucharest / National University of Art
Júlia Triay Florit --- Spain - Barcelona / Felicidad Duce
Eva Urias de la Cruz --- Mexico - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Diseno de Monterrey - CEDIM
Ivett Simon --- Australia - Melbourne School of Fashion
André Paiva --- Portugal - Castelo Branco / Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas - ESAA
Angel Ho --- USA/NY - Brooklyn / Pratt Institute
Natalya Nyn --- USA/NY - New York / Fashion Institute of Technology - FIT
Isabell de Hillerin --- Spain - Barcelona / Felicidad Duce
Frederico Viseu --- USA/NY - New York / Fashion Institute of Technology - FIT
SoJeong Kim --- South Korea -Kookmin University
Rochelle Gordon --- USA/PA - Philadelphia / Drexel University
Solange Castanheira --- Portugal - Covilha / Universidade da Beira Interior
Ariadna Garrido Maestro --- Spain - Barcelona / Felicidad Duce
Maxwell Gengos --- USA/NY - Ithaca / Cornell University
Young Li Lee --- United Kingdom - London College of Fashion
Mariele Capssa --- USA/NY - New York / Parsons The New School for Design
Aura Taylor --- USA/CA - San Francisco / Academy of Art University
Angela Merlino --- Spain - Barcelona / Escola Llotja
Shreyasi Shrivastava --- India - New Delhi / National Institute Fashion Technology - NIFT
Lizeth Montoya --- Mexico - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Diseno de Monterrey - CEDIM
Joanna Holmes --- USA/PA - Philadelphia / Drexel University
Faustine Steinmetz --- France - Paris / Atelier Chardon-Savart
Berta de Miguel Torres --- Spain - Barcelona / Escola Llotja
Marlene Oliveira --- Portugal - Castelo Branco / Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas - ESAA
Kyurey Park --- South Korea - Seoul / Hanyang University
Tetyana Fomenko --- USA/NY - New York / Fashion Institute of Technology - FIT
Eduarda Abrantes --- Brazil - Florianopolis / Universidade Do Estado de Santa Catarina - UDESC
Milka Osoro --- USA/PA - Philadelphia / Drexel University
Eva Gueifão --- Portugal - Castelo Branco / Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas - ESAA
Christian Bruns --- Germany - Trier / Fachhochschule fur Technik, Wirschaft und Gestaltung
Rakesh Kumar Muhal --- India - Gandhinagar / National Institute Fashion Technology - NIFT
Monica Tung --- USA/NY - Poughkeepsie / Marist College
Adriana Vargas --- USA/FL - Miami International School of Art & Design
Dominique Streater --- USA/PA - Philadelphia / Moore College of Art & Design
Iva Solilová --- Czech Republic - Pilsen / University of West Bohemia
Anna Pitchouguina --- Poland - Academy of Fine Arts of Lodz
Jeong-A Yoon --- South Korea - Seoul / Hanyang University
Ahyoung Choi --- United Kingdom - London / Central Saint Martins
Ana Ximena Garcia -Triana --- Mexico - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Diseno de Monterrey - CEDIM
Do Young Kim --- USA/NY - New York / Parsons The New School for Design
Xin Yin --- China - Suzhou Art and Design Technology Institute
Jungsun Kim --- USA/IL - School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Young-ji Ko --- South Korea - Seoul / Hongik University
Mauro Alexandre de Sousa Cordeiro --- Portugal - Covilha / Universidade da Beira Interior

FIRST ROUND SELECTION - JURY MEMBERS MAY 29, 2009 @ THE FASHION INSTITUTE OF DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING, FIDM - LOS ANGELES

The first round of preliminary selection for the 2009 Arts of Fashion Competition will be hosted by the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, CA.
On May 29, 2009, highly respected educators of the Academia will judge the design submissions by applicants from 96 universities across 28 countries. Sixty finalists will be given the opportunity to showcase their work at the Arts of Fashion Symposium hosted by Drexel University in Philadelphia on October 24, 2009 to October 28, 2009. Nine students will be awarded scholarship and internship opportunities. The winners will be given the chance to attend the Schools of the Chambre Syndicale in Paris, summer programs with the Arts of Fashion in Belgium and France, and intern for fashion Houses such as Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Anne Valerie Hash and Nice Collective in San Francisco!

PANEL OF JUDGES

*Genevieve Dion Director of the Fashion Design Program, Drexel University Philadelphia, PA -www.drexel.edu
*Steven Faerm Director of the Fashion Design Program, Parsons the New School for Design - New York, NY -www.parsons.edu 
*Dawn Marie Forsyth Chairperson of Fashion Design, Fashion Inst. of Design and Merch. - Los Angeles, CA - www.fidm.edu
*Jennifer Minniti Visiting Fashion Professor, Centro de Estudios Sup. de Diseno de Monterrey - Mexico -www.cedim.com.mx
*Melanie Reim Chairperson of the MA in Illustration program, Fashion Institute of Technology - New York, NY -www.fitnyc.edu
*Andrea Reynders Chairperson of Fashion Design, School of the Art Institute Chicago, IL -www.saic.edu
*Nancy Riegelman Fashion Illustration Professor, Art Center College in Pasadena and FIDM - Los Angeles, CA -www.artcenter.edu
*Henry Swartz Associate Professor of Fashion Design, Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA -www.vcu.edu

The Arts of Fashion Foundation would like to extend its gratitude towards the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising for generously hosting the preliminary judging session on May 29, 2009 and YKK Corporation of America for its continuous support to young designers.

ARTS OF FASHION COMPETITION 2009 - THEME & REQUIREMENTS

THEME 2009 ILLUSION - MENSWEAR / WOMENSWEAR OR MIXED COLLECTION

Students will have the opportunity to submit an application showing their creative and innovative design potentials in the following two categories:
• ACCESSORIES: a mini collection of three accessories, including luggage, bags, belts, hats, shoes, etc… Sorry no jewelry will be accepted. Applicants can submit a collection in any combination, such as three different belts or one belt, one bag, and one pair of shoes.
• FASHION: a mini collection of three outfits in menswear, women wear, or a mixed collection of both men’s and women’s wear.

Online registration opens and limited to 500 applicants.

• First Round / to design a capstone collection of 3 outfits:
- 1 page for the 3 illustrations or plan of collection
- 1 page for each illustration
- 1 page for each flats/technical designs
- 1 page for the fabric and material swatches
- 1 page for the developed concept or atmosphere or mood board
- 1 page for the written concept (maximum 100 words)
- 1 resume / CV of the applicant
- 1 student ID (photocopy) 2009 of the applicant

Mail design proposal and sketches in a sturdy cardboard envelope or box to avoid any damage to:
Arts of Fashion Foundation, 635 Tennessee Street, Suite # 402, San Francisco, CA 94107 Tel 415 252 0734

Format of each page: 8.5" x 11" or A4 / Letter – and on separate page (do not try to bind it or else) – name and school and email address and cell phone number should be written on the back of each page with a pencil.

Deadline to receive the project: April 24, 2009
Jury session meeting: Mid May, 2009
Results posted on the AF website: End of May, 2009

• Second Round / construction of 2 outfits or 2 accessories from the capstone collection selected project:
Deadline to receive the outfits/accessories: Oct. 9, 2009
The Arts of Fashion Symposium (MasterClass-series, Debut-series, Conferences, Jury session, Movies and Fashion Shows): Oct. 24 - Oct. 28, 2009 hosted by Drexel University's Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design in Philadelphia PA.

UNIVERSITIES & SCHOOLS REPRESENTED BY REGISTERED STUDENTS

Australia - Melbourne School of Fashion
Australia-  Royal Institute of Technology of Melbourne
Australia - Sidney / Raffles College of Design & Commerce
Australia - University of Technology of Sidney
Australia - Midland / Western Australian Institute of Fashion & Textiles - SwanTAFE
Austria - Wien / Universitat Fur Angewandte Kunst
Austria - Wien / HLMW9 Michelbeuern
Belarus - Minsk / Institute of Modern Knowledge
Belgium - Brussels / Atelier Lannaux
Bolivia - Universidade Privata de Santa Cruz de la Sierra - UPSA
Brazil - Florianopolis / Universidade Do Estado de Santa Catarina - UDESC
Brazil - Sao Paulo / Faculdade Ensino Superior do Interior Paulista - FAIP
Brazil - Sao Paulo / Universidade Anhembi Morumbi
Brazil - Curitiba / Universidade Positivo
Canada - Montreal / Universite du Quebec
Canada - Toronto / George Brown College
Canada - Toronto / Ryerson Polytechnic University
Canada - Toronto / Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Canada - Vancouver Community College
China - Sichuan Normal University Fashion Institute
China - Suzhou Art and Design Technology Institute
Colombia - Bogota / San Jose Fundacion for Educacion Superior
Colombia - Medellin / Institucion Universitaria Collegiatura Colombiana
Czech Republic - Pilsen / University of West Bohemia
France - Paris / Atelier Chardon-Savart
France - Paris / Ecole Superieure des Industries du vetement - ESIV
France - Paris / Ecole Superieure des Arts Appliques - Duperre
Germany - Berlin / Fachhochschule fur Technik und Wirschaft - FHTW
Germany - Trier / Fachhochschule fur Technik, Wirschaft und Gestaltung
Greece - Technological Educational Institute of Athens
Greece - Athens / Veloudaki Fashion School
India - Chennai / National Institute Fashion Technology - NIFT
India - Gandhinagar / National Institute Fashion Technology - NIFT
India - New Delhi / National Institute Fashion Technology - NIFT
Israel - Jerusalem / Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
Japan - Tokyo / Sugino Fashion College
Mexico - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Diseno de Monterrey - CEDIM
Philippines - Pasig City / Fashion Institute of the Philippines
Portugal - Castelo Branco / Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas - ESAA
Portugal - Covilha / Universidade da Beira Interior
Portugal - Facultade de Belas Artes do Porto
Poland - Academy of Fine Arts of Lodz
Poland - International School of Costume & Fashion Design in Warszawa
Qatar - Doha / Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar
Romania - Bucharest / National University of Art
Romania - Cluj Napoli / University of Art & Design
Saudi Arabia - Riyadh / Art Skills Institute Box Hill - ASI
South Korea - Seoul / Hanyang University
South Korea - Seoul / Hongik University
South Korea - Seoul / Kookmin University
Spain - Barcelona / Escola Llotja
Spain - Barcelona / Felicidad Duce
Spain - Sabadell / Escola Superior De Disseny - ESDI
Sweden - Malung-Salen/ The School of Design and Leather Fashion
United Kingdom - London / Central Saint Martins
United Kingdom - London College of Fashion
United Kingdom - University of Northampton
USA/CA - Berkeley / College of Alameda
USA/CA - Davis / University of California
USA/CA - Los Angeles / Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising - FIDM
USA/CA - Los Angeles / Otis College of Art and Design
USA/CA - San Francisco / Academy of Art University
USA/CA - San Francisco / Art Institute of California
USA/CA - San Francisco / City College
USA/CA - Santa Monica College
USA/CO - Fort Collins / Colorado State University o
USA/DE - Newark / University of Delaware
USA/FL - Miami International School of Art & Design
USA/IA - Ames / Iowa State University
USA/IL - School of the Art Institute of Chicago
USA/IL - International Academy of Design & Technology of Chicago
USA/IN - Art Institute of Indianapolis
USA/LA - Lafayette / University of Louisiana
USA/LA - Baton Rouge / Louisiana State University
USA/MA - Newton / Lasell College
USA/MI - Mount Pleasant / Central Michigan University
USA/MO - Saint Charles / Lindenwood University
USA/NC - Raleigh / North Carolina State University
USA/NE - Lincoln / University of Nebraska
USA/NY - Brooklyn / Pratt Institute
USA/NY - Ithaca / Cornell University
USA/NY - Art Institute of New York City
USA/NY - New York / Fashion Institute of Technology - FIT
USA/NY - New York / Parsons The New School for Design
USA/NY - Poughkeepsie / Marist College
USA/OR - Corvallis / Oregon State University
USA/PA - Philadelphia / Drexel University
USA/PA - Philadelphia / Moore College of Art & Design
USA/RI - Providence / Rhode Island School of Design - RISD
USA/TX - Austin / University of Texas
USA/TX - Houston Community College
USA/VA - Arlington / Marymount University
USA/VA - Richmond / Virginia Commonwealth University
USA/VA - Blacksburg / Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
USA/WA - Seattle / University of Washington
USA/WA - Pullman / Washington State University

 
 
 

The Arts of Fashion Foundation is a 501(c) (3), public, non-profit organization, linking both academics and professionals alike and is dedicated in fostering international cultural exchange through the creation of a variety of educational events meant to facilitate critical thinking among artists, designers, scholars and students. The primary focus of the foundation is the continuous support of creativity and design in fashion and the arts linked to it