The ESMOD Berlin BA Graduation Show INDEPENDENCE took place last weekend in Berlin which was attended by over 500 members of the fashion industry. The 25 top collections from the course at ESMOD debuted the designers into the world of fashion.
Here are some of the most accomplished and self-assured work on show which feature an range of intense colour, form, print and silhouettes.
Every year ESMOD Berlin gathers an international jury of fashion experts to critique the collections. They jury are also responsible for awarding several prizes for the students.
International Jury this year were Damir Doma, CEO Damir Doma, France Susanne Stangl, Modeliste, Mulberry, United Kingdom; Catherine Le Goff, Editor, ARTE Culture, France; Stefan Siegel, Founder, Not Just A Label; Ulrike Möslinger, International Marketing Director, Galeries Lafayette, France; Christine Walter-Bonini, ESMOD International Group, France; and Damir Doma who awarded the Prix Createur for the most outstanding collection to Anna Swic.
The Prix du Jury (Jury Prize) went to Birute Mazeikaite and the Aigulle D’or was awarded jointly to Michael Vos and Alisa Menkhaus. The prize for the Best Pattern Making went to Birute Mazeikaite and the Best Fabric Manipulation to Florina Marxer.
by Caroline Simpson
All photography by Michael Wittig, 2015Tags: Berlin > Esmod