As exclusive partner to the CNMI Green Carpet Talent Competition, The Bicester Village Shopping Collection® by Value Retail has a long history of spotlighting and supporting emerging talent with a view to creating a sustainable fashion industry.
The Bicester Village Shopping Collection Mentorship Programme is offered to the five finalists of the CNMI Green Carpet Talent Competition. This 12-month education programme gives the finalists the chance to work with a range of experts from Value Retail and its industry contacts from Europe and China.
The designers will also have their collections featured in The Creative Spot, a platform dedicated to showcasing new talents at Fidenza Village, just outside Milan.
The five finalists will attend The Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia 2018 – dubbed ‘The Oscars of Fashion’ by the industry – at La Scala on 23 September 2018, closing Milan Fashion Week. Last year attendees included Gisele Bündchen, Naomi Campbell, Dakota Johnson, Anna Wintour and many more big names.
One of the finalists will be announced as the winner of the Franca Sozzani GCC Emerging Designer of the Year Award on stage at La Scala and will be given the opportunity to present at Milan Fashion Week in February 2019, supported by the CNMI (the National Chamber for Italian Fashion).
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