080 Award

One of the priorities of 080 Barcelona Fashion is to recognize talent in the fashion industry. Reiterating the orientation of the previous editions, 080 maintains its commitment to promoting emerging talent. So, at the 18th edition which begins now, the two existing awards-the National Prize of the Government of Catalonia 080 Barcelona Fashion for Emerging Design, and the National Government of Catalonia 080 Barcelona Fashion Best Collection Award for spring-summer 2017 – are joined by a third category, the MODACC Prize for exporters.


a)    Generalitat of Catalonia 080 Barcelona Fashion National Award for Emerging Design June-July 2016


The aim of the prize, which this edition is valued at 15.000 Euros, is to support emerging designers at a business and logistic level, promote the creation of companies, implement best practice and ensure the growth and success of these emerging brands. This award is supported and sponsored by the firm Desigual.


The selection of a winner will be in the hands of a jury especially convened for the occasion. The jury will be made up of a president and at least four professionals from the fashion sector, internationally renowned designers and showroom representatives or representatives of internationally prestigious fashion outlets, international fashion media representatives or representatives from an international fashion institution. The winner will be selected on criteria of design, creativity, quality and commercial potential of the collection.


The award winner will present their next collection at the next edition of 080 Barcelona Fashion and will have a part of their collection housed at the Textile and Fashion Museum of Catalonia. The prize money will go towards promoting the business strategy whether it be in the consolidation of the creation of the company –company constitution, brand creation and registration or in the development, the commercialization, promotion and diffusion of the winning collection or the following two collections. 


Contestants in this category are:

  • Como Pez en el Agua
  • Edgar Carrascal
  • Eline Van Ree
  • Pau Esteve
  • Rita Row
  • Xavi Grados
  • Carlotaoms


b)   Generalitat of Catalonia National Award for Best Collection 080 Barcelona Fashion spring-summer 2017 


The aim of this award is to support the designers, to evaluate the creativity of the collection, the talent of the designer and the commercial vision of the brand. Opting for this distinction are the designers and fashion labels parading at the present edition of the fashion show and who have a running establishment in Catalonia or in the state, who have a turnover of more than 50.000 Euros and less than 2 million Euros or who have already commercialized 4 collections.
The prize consists of direct participation in January 2017 080 Barcelona Fashion show at no cost. As in the other award, the winner will be chosen by a professional jury who will evaluate the design and creativity of the collection as well as its quality and commercial potential.  


Opting for this prize:

  • BCN Brand
  • Celia Vela
  • Krizia Robustella
  • Lyle & Scott
  • Txell Miras
  • Miquel Suay (WINNER)


c)    MODACC International Brand Award for Best Collection spring-summer 2017 


For the first time, this edition includes the new category which aims to reward the creativity and talent of design teams, the styling and the commercial intent of the Catalan fashion brands which export. The prize consists of direct participation in the next edition of the 080 Barcelona Fashion Show free of charge. The winner will also receive a prize valued at €10,000 in consulting services from the Catalan Fashion cluster (MODACC), as well as a unique piece of artwork as an award.


Opting in this category are companies with an annual turnover of more than 2 million Euros. This award will be conferred by a special jury made up of a member of the MODACC cluster, a representative of the Consortium of Trade, Crafts and Fashion (CCAM) of the Government, two buyers and one member representative of the fashion industry in Catalonia. WINNER: CND by Cóndor


July 1st, 2:00 pm
Catwalk room 080