woensdag 21 september 2016
FASHIONCLASH Festival x Lumina Punto Carretas
Attention! Uruguayan fashion designers,
FASHIONCLASH partners with Lumina Punto Carretas
Since 2006, the Punta Carretas Shopping Center located in Montevideo (Uruguay) organize Lumina Punta Carretas, aimed to support the developing of local fashion industry.
Lumina Punta Carretas is a program aimed to promote young talents (students and graduates) of fashion design careers in Uruguay.
Through Lumina, they provide them the opportunity to show their work, meet interesting companies to work in or build their own business. The final purpose is help the development of the fashion design industry in Uruguay, generating new jobs and supporting entrepreneurs so that they can live from their career.
For the past ten years, more than 700 young designers participated in the contest, number that grows every year, as so the fashion industry in Uruguay.
Thanks to Lumina, 50 young designers have been integrated in the business world, either in existing retail companies or in their own entrepreneurship. Previous first prizes hace been London and Paris Fashion week, and courses at IED Milano and Polimoda in Florence.
The winner of 2017 edition will take part at FASHIONCLASH Festival 2017 in Maastricht.
Watch Lumina´s last edition, in April 2016: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sy8tBS96gcQ