FASH 2019 – Finalist / 14. June 2019
The finalists of the European Fashion Award FASH 2019 with the special award for fashion photography have been selected. The prizes will be awarded on July 1st, 2019 in the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin (Museum for Centopary Art).
The finalists of the European Fashion Award FASH 2019
Ecehan Altikardes, Hochschule Pforzheim (Pforzheim University – School of Design)
Prof. Tamotsu Kondo
Christian Begaso-Walg, Hochschule Niederrhein,
Prof. Jutta Wiedemann
Jurian Haas, Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin
Carla Herrig, Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle
Prof. Gunnar Mundt
Aleftina Karasyova, Weissensee Kunsthochschule Berlin,
Stina Sophie Peters, FAHMODA Hannover
Paul Niessen, HAW Hamburg
Prof. Peter Erich Seebacher
Sandra Eden, Fachhochschule Bielefeld,
Prof’in Meiken Rau
Katharina Heinze, Universität der Künste Berlin,
Prof. Waldemar Kraus
Catharina Holtgrave, HAW Hamburg
Prof. Kai Dünhölter
Yana Monk, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
Elixabeth Perdiguero, Escuela Superior de Diseño ESDi, Spanien
Prof. Dolors Giró
Friederike Snelting, HTW Berlin
Prof. Horst Fetzer
Pia Hannebohn, Fachhochschule Bielefeld
Prof’in Meiken Rau
Elisa Paulina Herrmann, Accademia di Costume e Moda, Rom
Marcel Rosenberg, Fachhochschule Bielefeld
Prof. Philipp Rupp
Julia Schürmann, Fachhochschule Bielefeld
Prof. Philipp Rupp
Friederike Stanitzek, Central St Martins
Course director MA Fashion, Fabio Piras
Tzu Chun Weng, Polimoda, Florenz
Special Award Fashion Photography
Dominik H. Müller, Design Akademie Berlin
Prof. Sebastian Denz
Bui Luu Quynh Nguyen, HTW Berlin
Prof. Henrik Spohler
Jakob Tillmann, Lette Verein Berlin,
Patricia Amsjah Tjhia, Griffith College Dublin
Showroom and award ceremony
The 22 finalists will present their works in the showroom in the east wing of the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gestaltung – Berlin of the Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin.
Get to know the finalists in the next few days on Instagram: @FASHberlin
Monday, July 1, 2019, 5 – 7 pm
5 pm Admission and tour of the showroom
5:30 pm Award ceremony
Dress code: Joy of Fashion!
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin (Museum for Contemporary Art)
Invalidenstrasse 50-51, 10557 Berlin, Germany
400 meters from the main station
Please register by June 26, 2019 at :
131 participants from 11 countries
The finale of the European Fashion Award FASH 2019 is an opportunity that is only offered to a few talents. 131 students from 11 countries with 20 nationalities took part in the European award. “Even applying for a competition in this category has strengthened my self-confidence,” says one finalist.
The young Fashion designers are influenced above all by the necessary changes in the fashion industry and a new awareness of genderless fashion. The young fashion photographers ask whether the general public still recognizes a difference in the quality of images.
“The submissions were of two extremes” says jury member Filep Motwary, Editor-at-Large of Vogue Greece, “from one side we encountered submissions that already have a very strong and mature design structure and on the other we saw dossiers that were incompetent in understanding what their potential profession is about.“
Exchange and networking
Two days of intensive exchange, networking and mutual learning await the finalists. The main focus for the fashion students is the workshop “The Art of the Curve – From Draping to Digital Pattern Design”.
Among the experts accompanying the finalists are: Helge Aszmoneit, German Design Council; Dr. Britta Bommert, Head of the Fashion Image Collection Modebild, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin; Katherina Deeken, Managing Director, Deeken HR; Detlev Diehm, Diehm Bespoke; Otto Drögsler, Creative Director Odeeh; Joel Horwitz, Head of Design (P&C, zLabels, Adidas); Jacqueline Kellner and Karin Schiller from Lectra; Janine Sonnabend and Manuel Hallermeier from CLO3D; Kerstin Strauss, Creative Director Engelbert Strauss; Carl Tillessen, Trendanalyst German Fashion Institute; Max von Treu, photographer and Tina Winkhaus, photographer.
The highlight of the two workshop days will be the awarding of prizes worth 6,000 euros and individually tailored coaching sessions.
A jury of internationally experienced experts has selected the finalists and winners of the European Fashion Award FASH 2019 according to defined criteria. 131 students with 20 nationalities from 11 countries took part in the Europe-wide prize. The members of the jury:
Dr. Britta Bommert, Head of Sammlung Modebild, Kunstbibliothek – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin; Margareta van den Bosch, Creative Adviser H&M; Katherina Deeken, CEO Deeken HR; Otto Drögsler, Creative Director Odeeh; Kathrin Hohberg, CEO Photo-Agency Kathrin Hohberg; Joel Horwitz, Head of Design, (P&C, Adidas, J. Lindeberg, zLabels); Filep Motwary, Editor at Large der Vogue Greece; Laurent Hermann Progin, Winner of “Guidos Masterclass” German TV-Station VOX, Friburg/CH; Sandra Semburg, Streetstyle-Photographer; Joachim Schirrmacher, Creative Consultant; Kerstin Strauss, Creative Director, Engelbert Strauss; Franco Tettamanti, photographer, Paris; Max von Treu, photographer; Andrea Unterberger, Head of Designteam, Akris, St. Gallen; Tina Winkhaus, photographer.
The jury meetings owere moderated by Helge Aszmoneit of the German Design Council.
SDBI – Promoting Fashion Talents since 1978
For many years, the European Fashion Award FASH has been one of the most important international awards for fashion students. The award is presented by the non-profit Stiftung der Deutschen Bekleidungsindustrie (German Fashion Industry Foundation), SDBI for short. Founded in 1978, SDBI is the world’s oldest organization for promoting fashion students.
The award winners have excellent career prospects. Over 40 supported talents work today for such internationally renowned companies like Adidas, Hugo Boss, Missoni or Dorothee Schumacher, for designers such as Vivienne Westwood or as university lecturers. In addition, they have often received numerous other awards.
From designers for designers
The European Fashion Award FASH is supported by SDBI, Messe München the Kunstbibliothek – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (National Museums Berlin) and its partners 25hours Hotels, Deeken HR, Engelbert Strauss, Formes, Hering Berlin, Lectra, Müller & Sohn, Pieperconcept, Pixelgrain, Puma and Vitra. But it lives above all through private commitment: be it in the jury, the organization or generous donations. The prize for the young creatives is thus largely supported by experienced creatives.