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 Best young fashion designers to be determined at Habitus Baltija 2015!

The most talented young and already acknowledged fashion designers, experts and academic staff members of fashion colleges from European and CIS countries will come to Riga to take part in the Competition for Young Fashion Designers “Habitus Baltija 2015” to be held at Kipsala International Exhibition Centre on 17 April.
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 Apply for participation in the Habitus Baltija 2015 Competition!

We kindly invite the art and design school students and young fashion designers, who graduated no more than three years ago, to apply for participation in the International Competition for Young Fashion Designers “Habitus Baltija 2015”.
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 “Habitus Baltija 2015” Presents the New Image Picture!

The International Competition for Young Fashion Designers “Habitus Baltija 2015” delivers a new image picture for your judgment, inspired by the Eiffel Tower – harmonious, symmetrical and so exquisite!
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 Habitus Baltija 2015 Certificate goes to Yelena Shabelyanova from Minsk!

The Habitus Baltija project manager attended the prestigious fashion and photography festival-competition Fashion Mill taking place in Minsk, Belarus, this June, and presented a special prize – Habitus Baltija 2015 Participation Certificate – to the emerging fashion designer Yelena Shabelyanova.
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 Finnish design triumphs at Habitus Baltija 2014!

On 5 April, Kipsala International Exhibition Centre presented two exciting fashion events – the Fashion Design Competition The Amber Avant-Garde and the 14th International Competition for Young Fashion Designers Habitus Baltija 2014. The title of the Best Fashion School went to the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture (Finland), but the laurels of the Best Designer to its student Anna Alanko.
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 Latvian Voices greets the young fashion designers

Winners of the 14th Young Fashion Designers Competition Habitus Baltic and Fashion Design Competition Amber Avant-Garde will be decided already Saturday, 5 April, at 16:30. Award ceremony will be graced by performance of an a capella ensemble Latvian Voices, the musical mascots of the Riga 2014 European Capital of Culture and World Choir Games.
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 Surprising Fashion Ideas at The Amber Avant-Garde Competition!

Twenty young fashion designers from 9 countries are going to present their creative and avant-garde fashion collections at the Amber Avant-Garde competition to be held during the Competition for Young Fashion designers Habitus Baltija 2014 on 5 April. The Amber Avant-Garde Competition is included in the events calendar of Riga – European Capital of Culture 2014.
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 Passion for fashion in the competition "Habitus Baltija 2014" this week already

A true passion for fashion will be celebrated in Kipsala, Riga, Latvia on 5 April with exciting fashion shows of the 14th Competition for Young Fashion Designers "Habitus Baltija 2014" and the Fashion Design Competition "The Amber Avant-Garde". These competitions are included in the programme of Riga 2014, the European Capital of Culture. 55 fashion designers from 12 countries will present their creations within the framework of these events.
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 Renowned designers meet at Habitus Baltija 2014

Peter Ingwersen (Denmark), Paul Marchand (France), Lara Aragno Gigli and Giovanni Otonello (Italy) – these are the biggest names and acclaimed designers in the world of fashion, and they are coming in early April to Riga.
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 Fashion that surprises and inspires at the competition "Habitus Baltija"

On 5 April fashion shows of the Competition for Young Fashion Designers "Habitus Baltija 2014" will take place during the exhibition „Baltic Fashion & Textile 2014”. Approximately 40 new fashion artists from more than 10 countries present their extraordinary and fascinating collections of clothes for the jury and the audience every year.
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The world’s leading designer platform NOT JUST A LABEL have invited 17 young fashion designers from contest „Habitus Baltija”. Here are THE LIST! We are sooo proud of You! :) Congratulation!

Habitus Baltija 2013 Statuettes find a home in Italy and Croatia

The 13th Competition for Young Fashion Designers “Habitus Baltija 2013”, a significant fashion event in the Baltic countries recognized by fashion professionals and audiences, took place at Kipsala International Exhibition Centre on 20 April. This year, 44 designers took part in the competition, the Habitus Baltija 2013 Grand Prix was awarded to the young Croatian designer Matija Cop but the title of the Best Fashion School to the European Institute of Design in Rome (IED Roma).

In “Habitus Baltija 2013” Competition Fashion Shows – Clothing Collections from 12 Countries

One of the most significant fashion industry events in the Baltics – the 13th Competition for Young Fashion Designers "Habitus Baltija 2013" is going to be held in Íîpsala on 20 April. 44 fashion designers from 12 countries – Croatia, Estonia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Finland, Great Britain and Hungary will present their exciting, new and extraordinary clothing collections at the competition for the judges and everyone else who is interested.


In the days to come, we will tell you about each of participants! Follow us!

Contest „Habitus Baltija” is around the corner!

The March edition of the fashion magazine "PASTAIGA" was worth waiting! Along with fashion news and Santa M. Bindemane’s style pages, you will find there an article about the Habitus Baltija 2013 Competition – LOOKING FOR FASHION TALENTS! It’s a must read! :) Thank you, "Pastaiga"!

Just a month until application deadline – don’t put off until tomorrow!

Competition is open to the students of art and design colleges and young fashion designers with seniority of up to 3 years after graduation. Competition collections must consist of 4-7 costumes designed no earlier than in 2012.

Conference programme already known!

The international fashion and design conference aimed to promote Latvian and Baltic designers and fashion brands is to be held on 19 April 2013. The use of innovative and green fabrics alike, design is an important factor boosting the competitiveness of Latvian companies among the Baltic and European biggest clothing manufacturers and retailers.

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