With his volumes, quirky cuts and colourful palette, the Korean menswear stylist won the 2021 edition of the young designers’ competition in Trieste, Italy, which launched for the occasion ITS Arcademy, opening in 2022.
Registrations have opened for ITS 2021, a competition dedicated to young design, based in Trieste. Scheduled for October, the contest will feature a new digital prize this year. Registrations close on June 24.
The Trieste-based competition’s 2020 edition was originally scheduled for July 17 but, like the Hyères Fashion Festival, ITS has announced the event’s postponement, to October 23, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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In a FashionNetwork.com exclusive, Italy's Diesel announced a new partnership with Aalto University in Finland to support new fashion talent, presenting the Diesel Award to one of the university's students on May 29.