MODALISBOA INSIGHT presented the final phase of the SANGUE NOVO contest, where the six finalists, Archie Dickens, Carolina Raquel, Federico Protto, Opiar (Artur Dias), Rita Carvalho and The Co.Re (Inês Coelho and Rachel Regent) presented their Fall/Winter 19/20 collections.
After the assessment of the works developed by the designers, the jury composed by Miguel Flor (president of the jury and creative director of Principal magazine), Alfredo Orobio (founding designer of the Awaytomars brand), Cláudia Barros (fashion director of Vogue Portugal magazine), Danilo Venturi (Polimoda director) and Diane Pernet (founder and director of the first fashion festival in the world, ASVOFF) voted the winners of the ModaLisboa Awards for Best National Designer and Best International Designer.
CAROLINA RAQUEL was the winner of the ModaLisboa Award for Best National Designer. She will receive a 5000 euros scholarship and will have the opportunity to attend a Master in Fashion Design, at Polimoda, in Florence.
FEDERICO PROTTO won the ModaLisboa Award for Best International Designer and will present a new collection on the Workstation platform, at the next edition of ModaLisboa, in October 2019.
ARCHIE DICKENS was awarded The Feeting Room Prize, given by representatives of the Portuguese concept store, and will have the opportunity to sell his collection in the TFR space.