Triumph Inspiration Award 2011 Winners Announced
Another Triumph Inspiration Award Grand Finale has passed and winners announced. The theme of this year’s competition was 125 Years of Celebrating Women to mark 125th anniversary of Triumph and challenge young designers to create something that would flatter women’s bodies. The prize for the first place is a one-year internship with the brand, opportunity to sell the adapted version of the winning design in Triumph boutiques and 15,000 Euros. The second and third places win 10,000 and 5,000 Euros respectively.
But now for the winners Triumph Inspiration Award 2011:
Third place went to designer from Romania Diana Bobina and her design AVA 1236. Inspired by the Romanian religious art the designer wanted to portray women as saints. Her design is made of removable triangles that can be shuffled to make a new ornament.
Second place went to design of Nurten Yüksel from Turkey. The name of the design Hezarfen was inspired by Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi who was a female aviator in Istanbul in 17th century.
And the first place was won by one of our favorites Les Fleurs du Mal design by Boglárka Bódis from Hungary. Taking inspiration from Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du Mal Bódis celebrates the whole of the woman’s body without leaving out the parts.
Among the jury were Lily Cole, Helena Christensen, photographer Ellen von Unwerth, who has shot the Triumph Inspiration Award finalists’ designs, Coco Lee, creative director of Triumph Jos Berry and Berlin Fashion Fair “Premium” founder Anita Tillmann.
Congratulations to all the winners!