On October 21st, the Lodz Young Fashion Awards 2017 in Łódź (Poland) took place. The international fashion contest attracts hundreds of talents. The selected finalists had an opportunity to show their collection to the international jury and compete for the €30,000 cash prize.
Fashion Bloc’s DILIGENT was one of the finalists with their Black Chain collection reflecting the subcultures of the 80s and 90s and the expression of individualism as a part of a tribe culture. The theme that corresponded with this year’s competition themed ‘Emotion’.
Among the international jury, Lodz Young Fashion Awards invited the Polish supermodel Monica ‘Jac’ Jagaciak, Sylvie Ebel, an MD of the French Fashion Institute, Japanese designer Junko Koshino and others.
The main prize was awarded to the Chinese knitwear designer Chen Zhi, a post-graduate student at London College of Fashion.