THE PROJECT The GDS trade show in Düsseldorf, in cooperation with the Italian agency Honegger, launches a new event dedicated to selected international shoes and bags designers featuring an innovative concept. A preview of new designer collections are presented to the international market during the event.
40 designers applied for the “Design Trendsetter” contest.
20 designers have been selected by a special technical jury composed by: Veronique Branquinho, designer; Ernesto Esposito, designer; Simon Collins, Dean, School of Fashion, Parson; Giuseppe Baiardo, Board of Director Member Onward Luxury Group; Kirstin Deutelmoser, GDS Director, and Armando Honegger, CEO of Honegger company.
Admitted designers have been offered the opportunity to present their Fall/ Winter and Spring/Summer collections at the next two editions of GDS show that will be held in Düsseldorf from 4 to 6 February and from 29 to 31 July 2015.
We are thrilled to have the following guest designers at the 2015 Design Trendsetter project edition: Alain Tondowski, Christina Martini & Nikolas Minoglou - brand Ancient Greek Sandals, Azzurra Gronchi, Inge & Anke Kuipers - brand Bend-It, Carolin Holzhuber, Alessia Crea & David Parisi - brand Casamadre, Charline De Luca, Chau Har Lee, Julia Lundsten - brand Finsk, Giancarlo Petriglia, Kzeniya Oudenot - brand Kzeniya, Laurence Dacade, Linda Sieto, Mario Pini, Dina Dancu - brand myMIST, Ng Yun - brand Prospekt, Silvia Massacesi & Davide Mariani - brand Silvia Massacesi, Hajime Sonoda - brand Sonomitsu, Tetsuya Uenobe - brand Uenobe, Joi Weng - brand WXY.

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