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WHO IS ON NEXT? 2017: THE WINNERS

July 7, Guido Reni District, Rome: the names of the winners of Who is on Next? 2017 have been announced. The scouting project dedicated to young fashion talents is organized by Altaroma in collaboration with Vogue Italia. The Award, one of the leading creative platforms at the international level, confirms also this year its key role as a true workshop of Made in Italy design, looking at international markets, thanks to the collaboration and support of ICE – Rome Agency, and to its international network.
 
Selected from six finalists, the winner of the Womenswear category of the 2017 edition, the 13th, is Act n°1 brand founded by Luca Lin and Galib Gasanov, based in Reggio Emilia.
Their collection was chosen on the grounds of their vision of a new multicultural generation that blends  tradition and street culture.
 
The winners of the Accessories category (also chosen from 6 finalists) are ex aequo Nico Giani, bags brand based in Florence founded by Niccolò Giannini, and Andrea Mondin, luxury shoes brand foundef in 2016 by eponymous designer.
The Nico Giani brand was selected for his across-the board research encompassing art and interior design through a rigorous and functional project.
Andrea Mondin was chosen for the refined elegance of his designs that are inspired by the world of Haute Couture, paying a tribute to femininity.
 
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