Filipino Designer: Michael Cinco Shortlisted as Breakthrough Designer at WGSN Global Fashion Awards 2011

Filipino Designer: Michael Cinco Shortlisted as Breakthrough Designer at WGSN Global Fashion Awards 2011

The WGSN Global Fashion Awards 2011 honor fashion’s most innovative and inspirational businesses and individuals.  These are the awards international brands, retailers and manufacturers want to win, as judged by the industry elite.

More than 200 of the world’s fashion elite gathered at St Martins Lane Hotel in London on the 20th June 2011 for the official WGSN Global Fashion Awards Shortlist party, where the highly-anticipated 2011 award candidates were made public.

Those who have made the cut include: NOT JUST A LABEL and Pretty Green for Breakthrough Brand or Retailer; Jonathan Saunders and Erdem for Most Influential Designer, Womenswear; Raf Simons and Tom Ford for Most Influential Designer, Menswear; and Maarten van der Horst – Central Saint Martins and Yeashin Kim – London College of Fashion for Most Creative Student Collection. This year’s Breakthrough Designer shortlist include Michael Van Der Ham, Eudon Choi and MICHAEL CINCO.

Harold Tillman, Iris Apfel, Nigel Barker, Nicholas Kirkwood, William Tempest, Fern Mallis, Robert Verdi and Louise Roe are just a selection of the industry leaders and style icons who attended the inaugural event in 2010.  This year’s winners will be announced at a glamorous industry event on the 20th of October in New York, with a Judges Panel that includes fashion, retail and media luminaries.



Breakthrough Designer 2011 Shortlist

  • Alejandro Ingelmo
  • Dannijo
  • Eudon Choi
  • Kirsty Ward
  • Masha Ma
  • Michael Cinco
  • Michael van der Ham
  • Qiu Hao
  • Timo Weiland
  • Úna Burke
  • We Are Handsome

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