MANGO FASHION AWARD 3RD EDITION
The jury was made up of five international design schools including Central Saint Martins, the Institut Francais de la Mode in Paris, the Istituto Marangoni in Milan, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, and the Escola Superior de Disseny, Barcelona and representatives from Mango
The finalists included the British design duo Matthew Cunningham and John Sanderson
Known as the enfant terrible of fashion, Jean Paul Gaultier, acted as Chairman of the Jury accompanied at all times by the other members of the Jury: the fashion consultant Elio Fiorucci, the young designer Lee Jean Youn, the fashion expert Naty Abascal, the photographer Mario Sorrenti, Jean Pierre Bua and Luis Balaguer, owners of the multi-brand store Jean Piere Bua, Pascale Camart, purchasing manager of Galeries Lafayette, Marie-Cristiane Marek, fashion editor, Nieves Álvarez, fashion icon, Damián Sánchez, Managing Partner and Creative Director of MANGO, and the company Chairman, Isak Andic.
During the final ceremony, MANGO also counted on the presence of Scarlett Johansson, the brand’s ambassador.
The exhibition, located at the intersection of the streets Aragón and Rosellón, consisted of 20 perspex cubicles. Each cubicle contained 4 mannequins, dressed in the collections of the ten finalists. Each participant was allowed to exhibit 8 outfits, made up of the exclusive garments they had produced especially for the occasion