On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of fashion designerMicol Fontana,thefoundation thatbears his nameis launchinga contestforcreativeyoung peopleofall nationalities.
The inspirationisHollywood on the Tiber: the '50s and '60s,whenfashionbecameentertainmentthanks to the arrivalofthe majorinternationalfilm production houses in Rome. Italian and foreign designers between the ages 18 and 30 can participate, creating either a piece of clothing or an accessory: a bag,a jewelora shoe.
The committee will contact the 20 designers of the projects selected for the finals - which will designate one winner for clothing and one winner for each category of accessories - byNovember 15th 2013.
The winnerswill be offered internships in their field of participation:Max Mara for clothing,Fendiforbags,Bulgari for jewelry and Fondazione Ferragamo for footwear.Aprecious opportunityto getto the heartof the fashion world,and an even better one to put oneself to the testwithafairytaleperiodofItalianhaute couture.