ARTS OF FASHION COMPETITION 2015 - OCTOBER 27
The 14th annual Arts of Fashion Foundation Rendez-Vous, developed around another intensive two-day schedule, took place in the downtown of San Francisco, on October 26 and 27, 2015. Starting with Tandem-series - a conversation with Haute Couture designer Stephanie Coudert, who presided over the Jury, and San Francisco Fashion expert Jacques Pantazes, followed by a Portfolio session in the morning and the Jury session with Jonathan Cheung - Senior VP of Design at Levi Strauss & Co, the event culminated with a fantastic Fashion Show presenting the selected emerging talents from around the world with tremendous potential.
8 Fashion candidates were awarded for their exceptional creative work and vision around the theme of the year 2015: Translation.The Jury also decided to give two honorable mentions to designer Anezka Tumova - University of West Bohemia, Pilsens - Czech Rep. for her Accessory project and designer Lina Maria Ibanez Coronado - Colegiatura Colombiana, Medellin - Colombia.
Special thanks to the 24 candidates who joined us in San Francisco this year with family members, guests, jurors and the co-host Chairs Committee. Congratulation to all selected student designers - Credit photo for the awarded students below - Carly Cram
MAISON LESAGE PARIS AWARD – YUPEI CAO | Tsinghua University, Shenzen - China
MAISON LEMARIE PARIS AWARD – RYONGGI OH | Osaka Mode Gakuen - Japan
MANISH ARORA AWARD – KA KI YIP | Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Hong Kong
ANNE VALERIE HASH AWARD – SIVAN LEVIN | The NB School of Design, Haifa - Israel
AOF SCHOLARSHIP PARIS SUMMER MASTERCLASS – MARIA PARRA PARODI | Colegiatura Colombiana, Medellin - Colombia
AOF SCHOLARSHIP PARIS SUMMER MASTERCLASS – TIANYUAN TAO | Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology - China
AOF SCHOLARSHIP PARIS SUMMER MASTERCLASS – LAURENSIA SALIM | Raffles Design Institute - Singapore
AOF SCHOLARSHIP PARIS SUMMER MASTERCLASS – BINLI HE | Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology - China
50 SELECTED STUDENTS FOR THE ARTS OF FASHION COMPETITION 2015 - TRANSLATION
WELCOME TO SAN FRANCISCO TO THE FIFTY SELECTED FASHION DESIGNERS OF THE 2015 ARTS OF FASHION INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION!
- Remember that the access to the event is free of charge for all candidates and one of their family member travelling with them.
JURY - FASHION SHOW & AWARDS CEREMONY - OCTOBER 27, 2015 - SAN FRANCISCO
Congratulations to the 50 selected students:
Hualei YU | China - Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology
THE ARTS OF FASHION COMPETITION PRELIMINARY JUDGING
The De Young Museum of San Francisco will generously host, for the third time (2007 and 2012), this new jury session on May 23, 2015.
An international group constituted of selected fashion faculty members (Australia, Canada, Mexico, South Korea and the United States) will meet together and review 312 fashion student projects received from 34 countries and from more than 120 Schools and Universities.
Projects will be selected that day and results will be published soon after on this page. The 50 selected fashion students (which will also be informed by email) will have to realise 2 silhouettes out of 3 submitted within their developed concept collection.
The preliminary judging took place on May 23, and was generously hosted at the DeYoung Museum. Thanks to everyone involved in this process including jurors and volunteers. (Photo - Michael Paul Snyder)
Thanks to our 9-year-in-a-row Partner - YKK (U.S.A) Inc, 50 selected fashion projects will be presented on a runway style Fashion Show , in front of another jury of international Fashion professionals, to be awarded for their creativity, inventiveness, innovation and craft on October 27, 2015.
1.THE ARTS OF FASHION COMPETITION EXISTS TO:
Promote and reward creativity and inventiveness; discover emerging talent and facilitate careers; establish enriching contacts and exchanges between different countries, schools and universities; and to foster new relationships between those from different industries and fields.
The 2015 first laureates will receive Awards and a Certification for their creative and original work based on theme. (Judging based on coherence with the theme, skill level, creativity and artful expressiveness)
Valerie Hash Award
Maison Lesage - Paris
Paris Arts of Fashion Awards
2. THEME 2015 : TRANSLATION
UNIVERSITIES & SCHOOLS REPRESENTED BY THEIR REGISTERED STUDENTS - Updated Apri 1, 2015
Remember as long as you are still a student at the time of the submission project (April 1st, 2015), you can participate!
And not the least, this unique international fashion student competition is open to any fashion and design students, regardless of their School, University or Country.
Argentina | Buenos Aires - Universidad de Palermo
4. GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION 2015:
competition is open to students studying Fashion and Design anywhere in
the world during the academic year 2014-2015. Participants will not only
represent themselves, but also their Schools, Colleges or Universities,
as well as their Countries.
5. RULES & REGULATIONS FOR AOF COMPETITION 2015:
Format of each page: 8.5" x 11" or A4 / Letter – and on separate pages (do not try to bind or mount 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
projects will not be accepted under any circumstances. It is
the candidates’ responsibility to arrange for verification of shipment
with their shipping company.
AMENDMENT SUSPENSION TERMINATION INSURANCE
The Arts of Fashion Foundation is a San Francisco-based 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 programs meant to facilitate critical thinking and advance the field of fashion among artists, designers, scholars and students.The primary focus of the foundation is the continuous support of creativity and design process in fashion and the arts linked to it.