Annual fashion competition ITS#TEN, short for International Talent Support, crowned its winners in Triëste, Italy. The Award ceremony celebrated the most talented in fashion, photography and accessories. An international jury came together to selection the finalists. ITS selected the shortlist from academies and creative initiatives across the globe. Among the jury members were Dutch design duo Viktor&Rolf, fashion journalist Hilary Alexander, and Diesel director Renzo Ronzo.
The main winner in the fashion category is Central St Martins student Shaun Samson. The American designer impressed the jury with its Scottish tartan menswear collection, and receives 15.000 Euros. As main sponsor of ITS#TEN, Diesel handed out an award prize of 25.000 Euros and an internship at the Italian fashion brand. Niran Avisar form Tel Aviv took home the Diesel Award.
Other winners included Accessories Collection of the Year: Oliver Ruuger (UK), Swarovski Elements Jewellery Award: Sarah Vedel Hurtigkarl & Raluca Grada (UK), Fashion Special Prize: Kristian Guerra (Italy), Skunkfunk Sustainability Award: Ruth Green (UK), Maison Martin Margiela Award: Fah Chakshuvej (Thailand), and the MODATECA Award went to Kevin Kramp (VS).
Image: Shaun Samson