Neo.Fashion Awards: Here are the winners!

© Gerome Defrance für Neo.Fashion.
© Gerome Defrance für Neo.Fashion.
The fourth day of the Berlin Fashion Week and especially Neo.Fashion were dedicated to award young talents and to show solidarity.

This season, NEO.Fashion. cooperated with Ukrainian Fashion Week and offered a platform for Ukrainian designers in its program. Under the heading "Fashion for Future", the best fashion students from the National University of Technology and Design Kiev were presented in a digital graduate show. Afterwards, the best aspiring designers of the Ukrainian Fashion Week presented their collections in a runway show with the project "LOOK into the future! In the "Collective Fashion Shows 1 & 2", the collections of the "Aspiring Designers", which could also be seen in the "Aspiring Designers Showroom", were also brought onto the catwalk.

In the evening, the top young talents were awarded: First, the SDBI's European Fashion Award FASH was presented. The established award for fashion schools throughout Europe is also supported by a special prize from the SOEX Group.

This was followed by the presentation of the NEO.Fashion. Award to the graduates of German fashion schools. In a speech, the Berlin Senator for Economy, Energy and Operations Michael Biel emphasized the importance of young talents and their promotion. After the runway show, the jury awarded the prizes in the categories Best Design, Best Innovation and Best Sustainability Concept. We congratulate all winners and hope to see you again soon at Berlin Fashion Week.

Winners of the Neo.Fashion Awards:

Best Design: Max Tautorus, HAW Hamburg
Best Sustainability Concept: Nanyi Li, Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle
Best Innovation: Antonia Dannenberg, Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences

Jury of the Neo.Fashion Award:

Claudia Hofmann - Fashion Consultant Curator and Fashion Stylist
Leyla Piedayesch - CEO LALA Berlin
Wolf Timo - Innovalion Lead H&M Beyond
Sebastian Warschow - Chief Communication Officer Haebmau Agency
Nessie Degerli - Head of Production/Fashion Editor Avec Nous and Title Magazine 
Carina Bischof - Fashion Revolution Germany
Florian Müller - Müller PR & Consulting & Fashion Revolution Germany

In total, Neo.Fashion featured 15 shows over three days with over 900 looks. In addition to eleven participating universities, there was one showcase with designers from Ukraine and one with designers from Adis Abeba / Ethiopia. In addition, there were two joint shows by the Aspiring Designers, who also presented themselves in the Neo.Fashion showroom and were able to establish contacts with the visitors.