Two UK creatives named for INVISTA’s 2015 LYCRA® Future Designers Award

INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA® brand, is pleased to share the shortlisted candidates for the 6th edition of its LYCRA® Future Designers award, announced by WGSN. This edition marks the third time INVISTA participates with its award category as part of the WGSN Global Fashion Awards, as the LYCRA® Future Designers award was previously an event in itself organized by INVISTA.

© 2015 INVISTA. Courtesy of Yiyi Guo. Designs submitted by Yiyi Guo who is in the top 10 towards winning the LYCRA® Future Designers award.

© 2015 INVISTA. Courtesy of Yiyi Guo.

Students and young graduates were invited to submit designs in the intimates, swim, sportswear, hosiery and denim categories that could be manufactured using fabrics with LYCRA® fibre, along with mood boards and supporting documentation to make their case. This year, the global selection includes creatives from South America, Asia and Europe: Agustina Andrea Delgado Recke (Argentina), Natalia Vechiatto Feitoza (Brazil), Yiyi Guo (China), SiChen Huang (China), Wang Xiang Yi (China), Pui Yan Rachel Tse (France), Sukriti Mandal (India), Silvia Teh (Singapore), Cassandra Verity Green (UK) and Geraldina Montemayor (UK).

The final winner will be presented at the WGSN Global Fashion Awards on 14 May at The Park Lane Hotel in London, and INVISTA will offer him/her the chance to work with expert mentors at INVISTA.