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London College of Fashion alumni bag ITS Awards
Jul '13
LCF graduates were among the winners at the twelfth ITS (International Talent Support) Awards hosted in Trieste on the 12th and 13th of July.

ITS is a prestigious contest covering the fields of fashion, accessories and jewellery and is devoted to giving visibility and support to young creative talent.

The awards are split into three areas – ITS FASHION, ITS ACCESSORIES and ITS JEWELLERY- and entrants submitted their portfolio of work to a jury comprising of industry figures from thirteen countries alongside representatives from partners DIESEL, YKK, SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and SWATCH.

This year’s judging panel included Imran Amed (Business of Fashion), Nicola Formichetti (Diesel Art Director), Sara Maino (Senior Editor Vogue Italia / Vogue.it) and Isabella Zegrini (Christian Dior Haute Couture Accessories).

LCF graduate winners this year :

Lili Colley was awarded the Swarovski talent award for Jewellery. The prize includes  €10,000  plus a 6 month internship. The LCF student graduated from BA (Hons) Fashion Jewellery in 2012.

Young Won Kim completed a Masters in Fashion Artefact, and won the Vogue’s Talent Award which includes publication of the entire collection with an interview in Vogue.it in the Vogue Talents section.

Accessories collection of the year went to MA Fashion Footwear graduate, Leonard Kahcke. The prize includes €5,000, return at ITS 2014 in the jury & presentation of new collection and showcase at Modamont September 2013 with feature in website and catalogue.

Finally, Alumna Cat Potter who also studied MA Fashion Footwear won the Eyes on Talents award which includes €3,000 and a featured profile communication to all Eyes On Talents member brands.

This is the fifth year that an LCF graduate has won an ITS award.

The event was yet another celebration of young creative talent, with LCF graduates being acknowledged for their innovative work.

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