20 Jun 2019 - 13:28

To recognize talent, creativity and, also, the commercial potential of the collections shown within the 080 Barcelona Fashion catwalk, in the 24th edition the organization will award, once again, two prizes based on the criteria of a professional jury: the Catalan Government’s National Award to Emerging Design 080 Barcelona Fashion and the Catalan Government’s National Award to the best Collection 080 Barcelona Fashion.
Providing 15,000 euros, the National Award to Emerging Design aims to give support to emerging designers who have less than 4 collections in the market or present a turnover of less than 50,000 euros. In this summer edition, these are the contenders in this category: Agnès Sunyer, All Sisters, All That She Loves, Eñaut, Killing Weekend, Laura Vecino, Narbon and Sonia Carrasco. Besides the economic prize, the award consists of being able to participate directly in the next edition of the 080 Barcelona Fashion catwalk and that a look of the winning collection becomes part of the archives of the Textile Museum of Catalonia and, who knows if in the future, is on display in its permanent exhibition.
On its part, the National Award to the Best Collection is aimed at those designers and brands that walk this edition’s catwalk and have an operational office in Catalonia or of national scope, with a turnover between 50,000 euros and 2 millions or that have more than 4 collections in the market. 12 designers and brands opt to this award this season and can win the possibility to walk in the upcoming edition in a direct way: Antonio Miro, Aubergin, Brain & Beast, Como un Pez en el Agua, Guillermina Baeza, Krizia Robustella, Lebor Gabala, Mans Concept Menswear, Menchén Tomàs, Oscarleon, Teoh & Lea and Txell Miras.
In addition, the 24th edition also presents the MODACC Award to the Best Collection of International Brands, to recognize the creativity and talent of the design team, styling and the commercial aim of the exporting brands. The winner will be able to take part in the upcoming winter edition of the runway.
The award ceremony will take place on June 28th, last day of shows, in the new location of this 24th edition: Port Marina Vela, which will host the swimwear fashion shows, after 3 days of shows at the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site. After the ceremony iy will be turn of the cocktail party to close four days of the best Catalan fashion.