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The fifteenth edition of ITS
"A generation of creative that changes its skin"

The prestigious competition arrived at the fifteenth edition attracts talent from around the world.

“Una generazione di creativi che cambia pelle”: così Barbara Franchin, fondatrice e anima di ITS, ha definito i partecipanti di ITS 2016. Il prestigioso concorso arrivato alla quindicesima edizione attira talenti da tutto il mondo e quest'anno agli uffici di EVE, l'agenzia che lo ha ideato, sono arrivati ben 935 portfolio, provenienti da 78 Paesi, con 200 scuole coinvolte da 53 nazioni diverse. La giuria internazionale ha scelto i 41 finalisti protagonisti delle quattro aree che compongono la piattaforma (ITS FashionITS AccessoriesITS Artwork, ITS Jewelry). ll 15 e 16 luglio Trieste, e precisamente il suggestivo Salone degli Incanti, ospiterà le battute finali del concorso e la giuria si preannuncia ricca di nomi importanti. Demna Gvasalia, direttore artistico di Balenciaga e fondatore di Vetements, Carlo Capasa, Presidente della Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, la designer Iris Van Herpen, Nicola Formichetti, direttore artistico di Diesel, Valerie Steele, Direttrice e Curatrice Responsabile del Museo del Fashion Institute of Technology, giornalisti come Sarah Mower, Colin McDowell, Angelo Flaccavento e Simone Marchetti, Silvia Venturini Fendi, Presidente di AltaRoma, sono solo alcuni dei personaggi presenti. Non ci resta che attendere luglio per scoprire i vincitori.


"A generation of creative that changes its skin" is how Barbara Franchin, founder and soul of ITS, called the participants of ITS 2016. The prestigious competition arrived at the fifteenth edition attracts talent from around the world and this year at the offices of EVE, the agency that has conceived the contest, arrived 935 portfolios, from 78 countries, with 200 schools participating from 53 different countries. The international jury finally selected the 41 finalists protagonists of the four areas that make up the competition (ITS Fashion, ITS Accessories, ITS Artwork, ITS Jewelry). On the 15th and the 16th of July the city of Trieste, and precisely the suggestive Salone degli Incanti, will host the final stages of the competition and the jury will be full of important names. Demna Gvasalia, artistic director of Balenciaga and founder of Vetements, Carlo Capasa, President of the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, the designer Iris Van Herpen, Nicola Formichetti, Diesel's artistic director, Valerie Steele, Director and Head Curator of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, journalists like Sarah Mower, Colin McDowell, Angelo Flaccavento and Simone Marchetti, Silvia Venturini Fendi, President of AltaRoma, are just some of these important names. We just have to wait until July to find out the winners.

Gianluca Sini