YINGER PRIZE Global Womenswear Emerging Talent Contest Held in Shenzhen

Recently, the YINGER PRIZE Global Womenswear Emerging Talent Contest initiated by YINGER Fashion Group was held in Shenzhen Contemporary Art and Urban Planning Museum. After the evaluation, Thomas Clement from Central St. Martins, Yi Ding from Polimoda Institutes of  Fashion Design and Marketing and Kaiwen Shi from Parsons School of Design won the gold, silver and bronze award respectively. Peilian Ye(brand:ZIWU), Yubo Lin(brand: THISNORTHAT), Mengmeng He (brand: MOE HO), Zhuojun Cui (brand: UNLADYLIKE) awarded co-branding capsule collaboration designers and will collaborate with YINGER Fashion Group.

The 2021 YINGER PRIZE Contest gives participants a high degree of freedom of expression in the theme of creation. They develop upon the search of memories, emotional perception, global climate, social issues and other topics of concern and thinking and then create garment designs, and made a valuable exploration and try.

This year’s YINGER PRIZE judging panel is composed of domestic and foreign professionals from different fields of fashion industry. Dangqi Li, former president of China Fashion Designers Association; Hong Wu, president of Shenzhen Fashion Designers Association; Serge Carreira, judge of France Haute Couture and Fashion Federation; Nadia Haouach, Teaching Director of Beijing ESMOD; Roger Tredre, head of fashion and media department of the Central St. Martin’s School of Art and Design; Dachuan Zhang, chief content officer of WWD International Fashion Special; and others.

Gold Award of Graduates group -Central St Martins-Thomas Clement

Serge Carreira, a judge from the French Federation of Haute Couture and Fashion, commented through the online selection: “New designers express most cutting-edge views, and the competition is an excellent platform for them to promote themselves. Participating in such a global contest is very exciting for them because it is a good way to question, challenge themselves and clarify their project. Only by breaking through one’s own boundaries can one be unique and true. “

“On this stage, people have seen wonderful expressions from creatives from all over the world, and have also reaped new business opportunities brought by many excellent designers and group brands. In the future, YINGER PRIZE will continue to support and welcome new designers with dreams. The group of new design forces all over the world will enable people to work together in business and creativity. ” According to Mr Zhou Weijie, creative director of YINGER fashion group.