Sustainability takes core theatre during this year’s competition, as IFF asked a designers to rise their collections along certain criteria, including a use of recycled materials, tolerable dyeing techniques and a traceability of a fur.
Finalists presented from internal fur associations come from opposite countries including Spain, Hong Kong, China and a Netherlands, among others.
The finalists are Tanziya Sadrieva; Alba Ciordia; Angel Tran; Chunchen Liu; Clara Huber; Abigail Wirth; Federica Polli; Lam Wing Sum; Kazuki Harada, and Siyang Meng.
At a time when many brands such as Gucci, Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo and Diane von Furstenberg have affianced to go fur-free, a aim of a International Fur Federation is to foster new talents and a different, some-more conscious, proceed to a use of fur, “’from inlet to nature.’ Fur is indeed one of a many sustainable, eco-friendly and healthy materials and we — as an attention — are constantly committed to furnish but deleterious a planet,” explained Mark Oaten, arch executive officer of a IFF.
On Feb. 25, a jury, presided over by Vogue Italia’s emissary executive and conduct of Vogue Talents Sara Sozzani Maino and including engineer Arthur Arbesser as jury guest, will name 3 winners. Their fur designs will be featured in a conform fire constructed by Vogue Italia to seem in a publication’s Apr emanate as good as online on vogue.it. Additionally, a pieces will seem in a tellurian “IFF Fur Now” campaign.
The best engineer will also accept mentorships and training programs. The IFF will cover dual training trips to a Copenhagen Design Studio and Toronto’s North American Fur Auctions.
To serve symbol this year’s concentration on sustainability, Saga Furs, a Finland-based fur auction company, will benefaction a special award, bestowing a full-paid training outing to a Saga Furs Design Center to a many artistic and innovative designer.
Most recently, IFF debuted a video campaign featured on a web site and amicable media channels to highlight a joining of a classification toward sustainability. The 94-second shave aims to surprise consumers and designers about a use of genuine fur, which, according to IFF’s clamp boss of a Americas, Nancy Daigneault “is most some-more tolerable than feign fur and it’s some-more environmentally friendly.”