After thousands of entries from every part of the globe, fashion designers proved to the jury panel of the International Design Awards that even a worldwide pandemic cannot stand in the way of creativity.
These outstanding fashion design projects promote beauty and sustainability, thinking out of the box, and smart solutions.
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A sustainable design studio based out of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Studio Variously combines functional minimalism with ancient techniques. They collaborate with some of the most skilled heritage artisanal clusters in India & Nepal to develop our concepts by supporting ethical production practices.
By Studio Variously
Flatfish bag is a circle handbag whose profile is embedded with a ring-shaped zipper.
Flatfish bag is composed of four parts to be interchangeable: Piece A(with zipper head), Piece B(without zipper head), thezipper, and replaceable handle/strap. The zipper can completely separate the bag into piece A and piece B. These two pieces come in various colors and patterns, and can be freely replaced, combined, and can be purchased separately.
By Sidi(Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd.
A truly unique concept, the idea emerges from a broken car window. From this, the designer started to create gleaming pieces of jewellery to represent good fortune and sustainability.
By Sööst Oü
Envisioning the atmosphere of heaven, a diverse and inclusive environment, where everyone is equally accepted, regardless of gender, ethnicity, and background.
The collection is a series of poetic imagery that narrates the designer’s personal story of suppression, liberation, the redemption of the past, and faith in a better future.
By Subin Hahn, Fluid Wear
The designer aims to create the basis on which a woman can express herself by blending her character in these clothes.
By Oskaras Povilenas
Inspired by the Art Brut and Art Povre movements, Pod2: Explore/Gain is rooted in the brand’s core values: celebrating the other, sustainability and craft.
A collection that crosses gender boundaries – inspired by the work of April Dawn Alison, the once secret female identity of Oakland-based photographer Alan Shaefer.
The inspiration for this collection is from female warriors of all times, MMA fighters and national national female warriors. My goal was to achieve designs that carried special kinds of silhouettes. The designer was able to interpret the empowerment of women throughout centuries and in different cultures. Black represents infinite strength and boldness in women.
By AT studio
This 2021 scarf collection is inspired by New York City: its energy, landscape and eclectic architecture and culture, from art deco to the super contemporary. The company creates unique, asymmetrical and non-repeat digital patterns using a software programme designed by our studio team.
By Yen Ting Cho Studio
Definition: Bellula (from Libellula – Dragonfly in Italian)
Dragonflies have always been a symbol of change and self-realization. Their elegant flight across the water mirrors flying beyond what’s on the surface to seek with grace life’s most meaningful face.
By Fadi Nasr
This is a fusion design in Ethnic Print. The photo-shoot was done in Iceland.
Orsi are wooden Iranian style windows adorned with colorful glasses. These bags were designed to symbolize these windows, with two pouches inside, which are made of thin leather and hinged to the outer layer.
By Sedigheh Motallebi
The Jewel, Mini Jewel and Baby Jewel, a dazzling 2019/2020 award winning handbag collection. Unique one of a kind patented Swarovski crystal handles create a dazzling & stunning feature on each handbag. Superior Italian craftsmanship and leathers are the signature touches which the brand proudly stands for. Included in each handbag a special pocket holds the ‘PROMISE’ penny, a 22K gold American penny surrounded in Swarovski crystals, shining wishes of Blessings, New Beginnings and HOPE!
Ancient Eastern elegance infused with a modern twist. Minimalistic, it’s all about the small details. The collection features uneven neckline; uneven pleats and hemline, with decorative and logo button throughout the entire collection. Comfort and sustainability are the main focus in this collection. All materials are sustainable fabrics, such as Tencel; Modal; Cupro; Silk; Linen and Cotton blend.
By Ying Cai (New York Studio)
Like it just arose from the sea, this jewellery collection turns jewelry into art, uniting the talent of Raluca Buzura with Lladró’s consummate technical control of porcelain.
Actinia is a collection of 7 dazzlingly beautiful handmade pieces that submerge us in Raluca’s imagination.
The Actinia series captures the mysterious beauty of strange species from the Mediterranean seabed.
An answer to social distancing: the Petticoat Dress, designed to prevent but allowing us to move freely and again start to be surrounded by crowd, and simply enjoy its beauty.
By Multiply Office
The first range of the designer’s contribution of sustainable designs for her brand ‘CORAL by Seema’ using ‘peace silk’. The silk is locally hand dyed with natural dye materials from the environment such as flowers, seeds, roots and leaves. Silk is manipulated to create a volume using grid shirring method and stuffed bobbles, giving it a soft feminine feel and is teamed with Toray Ultrasuede made from 100% recycled polyester and hemp.
By Coral by Seema
Designed by Alex Donahue, this time-piece is dedicated to those individuals who have bravely stood with pride for the rights of all people. The watch features 6 colors which continually move about the watch. Twice a day, at both noon and midnight, the colors come together to create the shape of a rainbow. This formation is a powerful reminder that when people of varied backgrounds and interests come together, beautiful things can happen.
By Alex Donahue For Projects Watches
NOW is here, showing us that you don’t need to wait for a special occasion to wear special jewellery – just put it on for the sake of everyday life!
By Maja Matas
The design reflects the name to a tee:launched at London Fashion Week, the collection entitled Forbidden Walled City, inspired by the mysteries of Beijing’s Forbidden City, and Hong Kong’s now extinct Kowloon Walled City, the collection promises innovations with the brand’s trademark East meets West complementing the sustainable concept.
By Creatique Studio Ltd.
This sculptural shoe design, fully made by hand from veg tanned leather was designed to explore the real beauty of the woman’s feet that bloom throughout her entire life. The designer used traditional shoemaking to keep it alive with the techniques she developed to enable her to create 3D models overcoming the need for 3D software.
By Sveta Kletina
Reinventing the traditional engagement ring, the center baguette diamond is framed by 10 triangle cut diamonds which completes the origami-like composition.
The work has a Rhythm of repetitive form, Directions of Light Reflection, Geometry, Balance, Symmetry/Asymmetry, Simple Patterns + Breaking of a Pattern.
Fashion Design of the Year at the International Design Awards, this collection aims to co-created with the experienced-profession, fashion & apparel stakeholders to design and customize sustainable and ethical products.
Sustainable fashion is a process of fostering change to fashion products and what we are doing is a new prospective to the fashion system.
By: V Visionary Design Studio
This Ring has been designed as a moving and varied piece. Incorporating two opposite colors and the moveability of five parts of the ring, results in 25 different models of one single piece of jewelry depending on its position on the fingers and different hand gestures. It is based on the concept that nothing stays the same.
By Yasamin Zadmehr
Totepographic is an inspired design tote bag. Its aesthetic is shape and spacious, to serve as an easy carryall, especially during those busy days spent shopping or running errands. This tote bag is inspired from topographic and Chinese oracle bones “mountain”.
Have you ever seen driving sneakers? Here is the Legacy S driving sneaker, in collaboration with Pagani Automobili SpA. The Legacy S is handcrafted in Portugal from a unique combination of supple Italian leather and genuine carbon fiber. Available in three colours inspired by iconic Pagani liveries.
By Piloti Inc.
You can detach the inner shank (followed by the stone) from the main shank and use it as a separate piece. The stone in the center is placed as a beating heart with golden capillaries. Moreover, the stone of the internal ring has been made out of natural and nature-friendly materials; in which no chemical color or substance was used in the process of making and production.
By Atelier Sorouri
Why not, indeed? Created in the midst of a pandemic, the looks are inspired by the view from the designer’s window and the idea that why not live this new phase of our lives in style. The fabrics used are natural and sustainable silk, super net, cotton and cotton flannel. Also, all the embroidery and beading represents nature and are done by hand by the designer.
By Shubha Goyal
Bringing joy to childhood summers spent on the beach, the designer brings a new style and patterns to children’s swimwear.
By King of Redonda
Inspired from the halo which is a luminous ring painted by artists above the heads people, who somewhat achieved a sort of spiritual and divine state. A halo is a symbol of a good spirit, virtue and chastity. This collection of jewelry can be used in both separate or combined.
By Atelier Sorouri