Peroni Calls for Emerging Designers
August 01, 2013 | by LIANA LOZADA | Style & Beauty
Ava Hama and Nolan Bellavance, winners of the inaugural MADE for Peroni Young Designer Award. (photo: Thos Robinson)
Italian lifestyle brander and beer producer Peroni Nastro Azzurro has opened up submissions for the second annual MADE for Peroni Young Designer Awards. The competition beckons emerging designers that are 25-years-old and older to submit original sketches of their work to the Peroni Facebook page. The pieces should emulate the designer’s own point of view while also embracing the refinement and craftsmanship associated with the Peroni brand. The contest is open to those living in Miami, New York, and Los Angeles.
One finalist from each city will be flown to New York on September 10 to present their vision to Peroni’s prestigious judges. Last year’s inaugural winner, Nolan Bellavance, will sit on the judging panel alongside a handful of fashionable heavyweights: supermodel Coco Rocha, designer Antonio Berardi, MADE's co-founder Jenné Lombardo, and E! News contributing fashion correspondent Zanna Roberts Rassi.
The trio of finalists will also have their work displayed inside New York’s famed Milk Studios during Fashion Week. A total prize of $40,000 will be awarded to the winner to help make a dream become a reality. The collection will then debut at MADE Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 next February. The deadline for submissions is Monday, August 5, 2013.