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Isko Names ‘I-Skool’ Awards Winners

MILAN — Leading Turkish denim mill Isko celebrated the winners of the fifth edition of its Isko I-Skool fashion competition this week in Milan, at Base venue, a former locomotive plant, with a fashion show, ceremony and party.
The competition — which saw 216 applications submitted by fashion students hailing from countries including the U.S., China, Italy and South Korea, among others — was dedicated to upcoming fashion designers and marketing students. The 20 finalists’ works were evaluated by the judging panel presided over by siblings Sarah and Carol Piron, founders of Belgium-based brand Filles a Papa.
The denim design contest challenged the talents to develop a manifesto and a collection around the “Undocumented” theme, focusing on an innovative and responsible take on denim, while keeping the marketability of the piece in mind. “This is an opportunity for us to share our knowledge and our vision with the younger generation… ‘Undocumented’ to us means crossing the borders, pushing the limits,” said Isko’s brand director Fabio Di Liberto.
The recipient of the Undocumented Award for the best denim design was Jaeha Im from Seoul-based ESMOD fashion school. The designer showcased a men’s wear outfit, which referenced the traditional way of dressing of his native

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