Mark your diary – winners of the 2020 iD International Emerging Designer Awards will be announced in a premiere online video presentation on Friday 7 August.
In an exciting international first for the iD International Emerging Designer Awards, the 32 finalists collections will be announced in a video presentation after judging by a star-studded panel of international fashion experts. Filmed in bedrooms, hallways and parks across 14 countries in Covid-19 lockdown, the video awards presentation is being edited by world-leading production house NHNZ.
Moving online with the iD International Emerging Designer Awards in partnership with Otago Polytechnic means organisers have been able to assemble an unrivalled panel of 16 jurors from five countries. Judging will take place over the next two months and the winners will be announced live online and also at a glamorous event at Dunedin’s Otago Polytechnic. The iD International Emerging Designer Awards video will be available on viva.co.nz, Not Just a Label and iddunedin.co.nz
Following the announcement of the jurors’ choice of winner on 7 August, viewers and fashion lovers from around the world will be invited to vote for the Otago Polytechnic’s People’s Choice Award. They will be able to choose from wonderfully-curated collections of vibrant fashion submitted by the finalists.