Łódź Young Fashion already in one week
From 16 to 20 October 2018, the Polish young fashion designers and passionates gather together to celebrate Łódź Young Fashion. This five-day event, organised by the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in cooperation with the City of Łódź, comprises Politechnika Fashion Show, Graduates' Gala, National Contest "Złota Nitka", Bra Day, as well as Łódź Young Fashion Award 2018.
The Politechnika Fashion Show will open Łódź Young Fashion on 16 October 2018. Its aim is to promote fashion design collections by the best graduates of the Faculty of Material Technologies and Textiles Design at the Lodz University of Technology. During the gala, a fashion collection of the well-known designer Jarosław Ewerta, inspired by the Wild West, will be showcased.
On the next day, Graduates' Gala will offer a great opportunity for this year's graduates nominated by the Jury of the Department of Fashion Design, the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź. They will not only present their exceptional design skills, but also compete for the main prize of the Rector of the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź and for other prizes by the partners.
The National Contest "Złota Nitka" to be held on 18 October 2018 is directed at both professional and aspiring designers under the age of 30. Its leitmotiv is HARMONY and its aim is to discover national talents who design for the mass-consumer market. The designers will compete for a prize of 30,000 zlotys. The winning collection will be presented at Łódź Young Fashion Award 2018.
An integral part of Łódź Young Fashion will be also Bra Day to raise public awareness of the needs as expressed by women after their breast cancer surgery, as well as to encourage donations. This unique event is organised by M. Kopernik Provincial Specialised Centre of Oncology and Traumatology in Łódź, the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź and the Foundation "Pełną Piersią".
The Łódź Young Fashion Award to be held on the last event's day is dedicated to young fashion designers from all around the world who demonstrate a huge potential for growth. This year's edition is organised under the leitmotiv FREEDOM. The winner will be presented the MANEQUINE 2018 statuette, along with a financial award of 30,000 Euro, funded by the City of Łódź.
For additional information, please consult the website of Łódź Young Fashion.