ID Dunedin Fashion Gala 2021
The main event of iD Dunedin Fashion Weekend was the ‘Two Shows One Event – Gala Fashion Show’, a glamorous fashion showcase at the Otago Museum.
The Allied Productions team was there to capture the action and will pack the highlights so everyone can experience the show.
The first half of the gala showcased the collections of the 11 New Zealand finalists for the iD International Emerging Designer Awards.
The second half featured the release of the new season collections from Dunedin iD’s “Godmothers” – Nom * d, Carlson, Mild-Red, Company of Strangers and Charmaine Reveley.
The show also had the film premiere of the 2021 iD International Designer Awards finalists, featuring 42 designers.
Six emerging designers from six countries were honored at this year’s iD International Emerging Designer Awards.
First place went to Sara Kickmayer, from the French Fashion Institute, France, for her Real Utopia collection. Second place went to Min-Yan Tsai from Shih Chien University, Taiwan, and third place went to Mengzhe (Justin) Chi, Fashion Institute of Technology, USA.
Massey University graduate Lydia Paine was named New Zealand’s Best Emerging Designer, Sydney University of Technology Gisella Candi received the Natural Luxury with Wool award, and iD Dunedin Most Sustainable Collection was awarded to Olivia Rubens, London College of Fashion, Canada.