6-9 DEC XIAMEN
Xiamen Fashion Week was held on the 6-9 December in China. There were four days filled with interesting experiential activities, fashion shows, forums, accessories competitions and a lot more.
As guests of honor, we had the famous actress Liu Mintao, the band VOGUE5, Himalaya Editor-in-Chief Yin Qiming, Tmall Guochao project leader Junque, a venture capital mentor in the fashion industry Yu Yan, influential Chinese writer Qiu Wei and many others.
Of course, there were also all the finalist designers’ collections, including categories in footwear, bags, and jewelry. Amongst them, 5 finalists and 3 exhibiting designers were invited from Here Fashion Hub.
There were 12 winners among the footwear, bags, and jewelry categories, 3 of whom were foreign designers invited by us. In the bag’s category, Mario Angelo Tonetti won first place, while Filippo Montedoro and Silvia Toffanin won the Bronze Prize in the Jewelry category and the Footwear category respectively.
The Judging Panel had important figures such as the renowned Chinese jewelry designer Zou Ningxin, who is also a Professor at the School of Fine Arts at Tsinghua University, teaching Dying and Weaving Clothing; Sun Jie, Professor of the School of Design and Creativity at Tongji University, Wu Yingnan; founder of the brand RFactory; Jiang Xi, one of the top ten leather and footwear designers in China; Li Xuemei deputy dean of the School of Apparel Arts and Engineering of the Beijing Institute of Fashion; Liu Xiao, director of jewelry research and teaching at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, along with other senior professionals. We were extremely honored that our CEO and founder Elena Raho, was also one of the judges for the competition.