19 Jul LITHUANIAN DESIGNER MARIUS JANUSAUSKAS WINS THE ITS 2012 DIESEL AWARD
The final event for the 2012 edition of International Talent Support (ITS), took place in Trieste, Italy, on Saturday, July 14th 2012. The 2012 Diesel Award was given to Marius Janusauskas, a Lithuanian student of the Hogeschool Antwerpen, by Renzo Rosso, DIESEL founder and Only The Brave president.
The amazing fashion show and award ceremony was attended by international names in the fashion industry and media, as well as about a hundred contestants from past ITS seasons, along with directors of top international fashion schools and other industry insiders.
The jury was enraptured by the extreme balance of Marius’ collection: a complete and mature work with a strong consistency from concept to execution. In particular, the young designer was able to answer the Diesel Award request of creating “a couture interpretation of denim” with a very high quality, interesting proposal.
The DIESEL AWARD celebrates the creations of young talent and aims to ensure that their creative dreams come true by offering a cash prize of € 25,000 so that the winner can to promote his/her work, career, and business in the best possible way. In addition to the cash prize, Marius will be offered a 6 month internship with the Diesel Creative Team at the company’s Headquarters in Italy in order to participate in the progress and process of an innovative and international fashion company.
Diesel believes in supporting young talent who dare to challenge accepted norms. The Diesel brand represents a lifestyle driven by passion, braveness and enthusiasm, which is aligned with the ITS spirit, and why Diesel continues to be the main supporter of this exciting project and program.
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