FEERIC FASHION WEEK presented the 11-year anniversary edition during the 17th – 22nd of July 2018. More than 100 promising designers, journalists and buyers from USA, France, Italy, China, Romania, Croatia, Denmark, Serbia, Argentina, Spain and many others took part at the event. The fashion week schedule was composed within a 6-days program: an inspiring magic tour along Feeric33 new talents competition, fashion shows and events in creative locations around Sibiu, Transylvania opened to everybody, because fashion has no boundaries. Fashion is a journey about how people live their own real life.
FOCUS ON: The Future of Fashion Industry
The theme ‘’The Future of Fashion Industry’’ boldly dives into one of the most current highlights of the moment, the FUTURE. Specifically, the relation between young designers and established institutions from fashion industry. #FEERICTeam challenged participants and visitors to break existing barriers between young designers and artists and RULES by way of using fashion nowadays.
Feeric Fashion Week is always looking out for new talents in all Eastern Europe’s and not only. That’s why Feeric 33 new talents competition was born, to support and celebrate the work of graduating designers.
‘’As the greatest fashion week in Eastern Europe, with love for innovative fashion, we know the importance of support at early stages and that’s why we created the Feeric 33 competition, to support and encourage graduating designers as they try to build a career in fashion.’’ said Mitichi, founder and president of Feeric Fashion Week.
FEERIC 33 competition’ for new talents in fashion design took place in Sibiu, on July 18th during Feeric Fashion Week at REDAL EXPO, the headquarter of Feeric Fashion Week. Thirty three young designers entered the final stage of FEERIC 33 and showcased their work during the greatest fashion week in Eastern Europe. The winner KALINA KOCEMBA ( Poland ) was named by a jury formed by international journalists, buyers and professionals from fashion industry, Raoul Keil, Founder and Editor in Chief of Schon Magazine, Diane Pernet, Founder of ASVOFF ( A Shaded View on Fashion Film ), Patricia Lerat, Founder of PLC Consulting and curator of Designers Apartment in collaboration with Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, Riccardo Terzo, Fashion Stylist and Contributor of VOGUE Talents, Liana Satenstein, Fashion News Writer of VOGUE US, Adriana Di Lello, Fashion News Director of ELLE Italia, Tania Cursano, Founder of IT-ELITE Showroom, Carolina Molossi, Founder of Get Book A Look Digital Showroom, who saw the folder of each candidate.
Other awards & Winners:
- – A Summer Course scholarship with IED – Istituto Europeo di Design in 2019 -TARA LALIC, SERBIA
- – A collaboration with V for VINTAGE trade-fair platform – TARA LALIC, SERBIA
- – A cover + fashion editorial for 33 MAGAZINE – IONUT PISCUREANU, ROMANIA
- – Landiana chose 3 contestants to wear their creations during the September season of fashion weeks – EVA LILI BARTHA from DENMARK, LUNA MORGACIOVA from ROMANIA, KALINA KOCEMBA from POLAND.
V for Vintage AWARD for TARA LALIC, SERBIA – V for VINTAGE and Feeric Fashion Week launched, on the occasion of its 10 years of existence, a strategic partnership to support the sustainable development of the Romanian clothing design industry. V for Vintage is the most important contemporary design and vintage trade fair in Bucharest, Romania, a platform that supports the communication between contemporary and vintage design. It is a connector of local creative industry initiatives with many actions in the area of education, training and collaborative projects.
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design AWARD for TARA LALIC, SERBIA
IED in collaboration with Feeric Fashion Week, awarded one of Feeric33 finalist with a special merit-based scholarship to attend a Summer Course in Italy in 2019 and creates a bridge between Romania and Italy; Imagine a physical or innerself travel that would bring nearer the two Countries through their common features but also through their diversity. The competition awarded the young designer Tara Lalic from Serbia with a 100% scholarship for a summer course in IED Italy in 2019.
LANDIANA YOLO – A Contemporary Vision of Fashion Industry
AWARDS: EVA LILI BARTHA from DENMARK, LUNA MORGACIOVA from ROMANIA, KALINA KOCEMBA from POLAND.
Landiana is the vice-president of Feeric Fashion Week, the greatest fashion week in Eastern Europe. Landiana YOLO represets a contemporary vision of fashion industry, as she who collaborates with some of the major fashion brands such as Furla, Nivea, Guerlain, Mercedes-Benz, GHD Hair and more, but at the same time her main focus is strongly related to young fashion designers involved in Feeric Fashion Week. As a very creative influencer, she was published on important fashion magazines like Vogue Italia, Vogue China, Elle France, Elle UK, Vogue Middle East, W Magazine, Marie Claire Australia, Harper’s Bazaar Spain, Harper’s Bazaar Australia, ELLE Spain, ELLE Portugal, Glamour Italia, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, and online fashion platforms like Buro247, Fashionista, Popsugar and others. Landiana’s main purpose is to promote young designers of Feeric Fashion Week.
FEERIC FASHION WEEK
Feeric Fashion Week was founded in 2018 by Mitichi, photographer and art director, and is based in Sibiu –Transylvania, in Romania. The event is covered by a lot of international press. Many international designers and guests are impressed by the fact that particular places from Transylvania are transformed in creative catwalks. ‘’Feeric’’ means ‘’magic’’ in Romanian and the name derived from the magical beauty of the Small Square of Sibiu, already famous for tourists. Particular locations like the airport, ZOO garden, railways depot, lakes, pasta or candies factories, castles, streets, rivers, bridges, libraries or stone quarries became in the past, catwalks for more than 40 designers from 20 different countries from all over the world.
FINALISTS OF FEERIC33
Photo: Cornel Petrus | Make Up: Cristian Buca | Hair Style: Geta Marin Academy
For more, please see the gallery attached in this article.
Feeric Fashion Week took place between July 17th and 22nd, in Sibiu. The event was co-financed by the Local Council of Sibiu through the City Hall of Sibiu and the Sibiu County Council.
Partners: Ford through Mecatronics Sibiu, Lillet, Wella, Paese, Boromir, Redal Expo, First riving School, Buonavista.