Celebrating 25 years, Moda Lisboa claims “we are together”: We are together in the recognition of our heritage and the endless searching of new talents through the platform SANGUE NOVO (New Blood), a showcase presenting the work of young fashion designers graduated from Portuguese and international fashion schools. Carolina Machado, M Hka, Hermione Flynn, João Oliveira, Duarte, Inês Silva, Cátia Moreira, João Barriga, Micaela Sapinho, Daniela Ciolan e Sofiya Malichenko are the selected designers of this edition. Please check the video for the full show.
Like the previous editions, it was awarded a prize for the best collection: a Master Level Certificate in the Fashion Area, corresponding to an eight week workshop in Milan offered by the prestigious Fashion Academy, Domus Academy, and a 5000 euro scholarship awarded by Vulcano, official sponsor of ModaLisboa.
The Sangue Novo talents in competition were judged by a prestigious jury composed by Eduarda Abbondanza (President of ModaLisboa), Ricardo Preto (Fashion Designer), Sofia Lucas (Director of New Projects of GQ magazine), Anna Lottersberger (Domus Academy Head of Fashion Cluster) and Adriano Batista (Editor in chief of Fucking Young magazine).
João Oliveira was the winner of FashionClash award, João Barriga won the ModaLisboa award and a Duarte (Ana Duarte received the ModaLisboa’s honorable mention that enables her to present her work in the LAB platform.
According to the partnership of ModaLisboa and FashionClash, João Oliveira was invited to represent Portugal in the next edition of Dutch Fashion Festival, to be held in Maastricht, in June 2017.