THE GREEN CARPET FASHION AWARDS, ITALIA 2017

Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (CNMI), in collaboration with Eco-Age, and with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development (MISE), the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) and the patronage of the Municipality of Milan, announce the world's first Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia 2017, which are built on sustainable values.

The awards will be held at the iconic Teatro alla Scala, Milan on 24 September 2017, during Milan Women’s Fashion Week and will feature major brands such as Fendi, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Prada, Valentino, Ermenegildo Zegna and Agnona as well as emerging designers, whose vision and creativity represent the future of fashion.

THE AWARDS

The unique statuette designed by Chopard specifically for The Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia will be given to exceptional artisans, mills, producers and brands at the inaugural awards ceremony on September 24th at Teatro alla Scala during Milan Fashion Week.

THE CNMI GREEN CARPET TALENT COMPETITION


The CNMI Green Carpet Talent Competition, launched in collaboration with Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (CNMI) and Eco-Age, invites emerging designers to create a bespoke sustainable look, which celebrates the excellence of Made in Italy, pairing ethics with aesthetics.

All entrants are challenged to incorporate the Green Carpet Challenge® (GCC®) Principles of Sustainable Excellence, Eco-Age’s guidelines that relate to a range of social and environmental impacts typically caused by the fashion industry, into their bespoke look.

The third of July a prestigious international jury met ten semifinalists in Paris and selected five finalists that were invited to participate at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia, 2017:

Matea Benedetti
Calcaterra
Co|Te
Leo Studio Design
Tiziano Guardini

During the event at Teatro alla Scala on 24 September 2017 one designer will be recognised as the winner of “The Franca Sozzani GCC Award for Best Emerging Designer”, winning the support of CNMI to produce a presentation during Milan Fashion Week.

Value Retail the only company to specialise exclusively in the creation and operation of luxury outlet shopping destinations offered to the five finalists an inspiring and highly immersive 12 month mentoring program. The designers will also have their collections featured in The Creative Spot, a pop-up boutique dedicated to showcasing new talent at Fidenza Village.

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FINALISTS

SEMIFINALISTS

Elaine Welteroth


Editor-in-Chief, Teen Vogue

Derek Blasberg


Writer, Editor and Host of the television show ‘CNN Style’

Mira Duma


CEO and Founder, Fashion Tech Lab

Carlo Capasa


Chairman, CNMI

Livia Firth


Creative Director, Eco-Age

Sara Sozzani Maino


Deputy Editor in Chief Vogue Italia, Head of Vogue Talents

Andrew Keith


President, Lane Crawford

Ruth Chapman


Co-Founder and executive co-chairman, MATCHESFASHION.COM

Stefan Siegel


Founder, NOT JUST A LABEL

Desirée Bollier


Chair, Value Retail Management