DESIGNERS

EUROPEAN FASHION ACCELERATOR'S
SELECTION OF DESIGNER 2020

Agáta Seeháková – CZ

2019

Solo fashion show: Erste Premier Talent Display

Group fashion shows: Bunka Tokyo Fashion Week, MBPFW SS 20

Solo Exhibition Fashion Meat/ing, Gallery Nika Prague

2018

Solo fashion show: Designblok, Prague International Design Festival

Group fashion shows: Japan House Londyn, MBPFW SS 19, Fashion show Anežský klášter, Bunka Tokyo Fashion Week

2017

Group fashion shows: MBPFW SS 18

Klára Machátová – CZ

Loves the deconstruction of ideas and assembling them back in a new perspective. She likes the

minimalism of zen combined with a street swag; takes inspiration in Asia. Combination of neutral colours with vivid electric ones. Would love to work globally and own her own fashion brand. Motto: I never want to get stuck.

2020

  • Virtual graduation collection aired as a livestream on the class instagram @generationzet
  • Graduated from College of Fashion Design and Secondary School of Fashion

2019

Generation Zet fashion show – Hauch Gallery

Design Block - GenerationZet project, virtual presentation

2018

Czech Design Week – exhibition of one model made in school during 1st semester of 1st year of fashion studies


Papp Piroska Anna – HU

Works at a local fashion brand in Budapest as a fashion and knitwear designer.

Participated at the Budapest Central European Fashion show with her graduate collections.

Would love to start own business in the future.

2020

  • Budapest Central European Fashion Show Piroska
  • Young Talents Mentor Program
  • MA Graduated at MOME (Fashion and knitwear design)

2018

  • Budapest Central European Fashion Show
  • MOME Graduate Fashion Show
  • BA Graduated at MOME

Szilvia Farkasdy – HU

Aims to design long-lasting, sustainable and unique pieces, treats colours and patterns as the starting point of her works and knitting is her favourite technology. She plans to develop a capsule collection for Nimfa, an upcoming, Hungarian slow fashion brand.

2020

  • Fashion Crossover London - Graduate Talent Programme
  • Hungarian Design Award - Student Category
  • Graduated from the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Fashion and Textile Design MA

2019

  • Costume design for Atelier 21220: Rave

2018

  • Hellodesign Competition: 3rd place
  • Graduated from the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Textile Design BA 

Patrycja Segedyn – PL

2020

  • Graduate of Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design
  • Winner of Cracow Fashion Awards
  • Special mentions from Elle Poland and Katie Dominy during Cracow Fashion Week
  • Semi-finalist of Fashion Designer Awards
  • Finalist of OFF Fashion
  • Costume assistant on a movie set

Tamara Avdieieva – PL

She aims to reflect on the complex issues of personality construction in today's society and, in particular, on the concepts of power, femininity/masculinity, self-identity, and self-perception. Currently works on a new sustainable collection starting from the GOTS certified fabrics through to production methods and collaboration with local artisans.2019

  • - Graduate of Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design
  • Finalist of Cracow Fashion Awards, Special mention from the media jury during Cracow Fashion Week, collection covered in Vogue's Poland article on Cracow Fashion Awards 2019
  • Finalist of OFF FASHION International Competition for Designers and Fashion Enthusiasts

2018

  • Best Project among the First Year Students at Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design

2017

  • Top 10 Best "No Waste" Student Projects at Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design

2016

  • Graduate of Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design (KNUTD)

Dominika Paška Párnická – SK

Likes to combine the power of visual art with design and balance this line with experimental approach. Wants to make clothes better including production and design. Embraces sustainability and always looks for ways to include technologies of tomorrow into a well-established fashion system.

2020

  • Project zero impact exhibition: Slovak museum of design, installation and exhibition of her designs in a group exhibition.

2019

  • Košice Fashion week – presenting her designs and styling group student fashion show – ZERO IMPACT
  • Designblok Prague – presenting her designs in a group performance with students from ZERO IMPACT project
  • Fashion LIVE! – presenting her designs in a group fashion show ZERO IMPACT

2018

Zlín design week, Best in design – presenting her designs in a group Fashion show

Silvia Leitmannová – SK

Searches for ideas in situations affecting society and puts a personal message into them. Creative preferences lead to the production of more formal garments using elements of tailoring. Recently established her own brand DAMSON. Studies at Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague (fashion design, MA) .

2020

  • sales exhibition at Virvar showroom (Bratislava)
  • BA at Academy of Fine Arts a Design in Bratislava (fashion design)

2020 Publications

November – VOGUE Portugal / August – The Kunst Magazine / July – Rikiki Magazine / April – Feminity Magazine / February – PAP Magazine

2019

  • PROJECT 365, upcycled collection with opening event (Bratislava)
  • author's exhibition 'Na mieru' (Bratislava)
  • winter term 2018/19 – AFAD x AUDI Universe, development of the material of the future (Ingolstadt)

2018

  • August – published in The Sparkling Report Magazine
  • ERASMUS student program at Bezalel Academy of Art & Design in Jerusalem (fashion design)

EUROPEAN FASHION ACCELERATOR'S
SELECTION OF DESIGNER 2019

Kristina Hončarivová – CZ

2019 

Graduate of Faculty of Art and Design, Fashion Design, University Jana Evangelisty in Ústi nad Labem

2017 

cooperation in the production of theatrical costumes

2016 

scenography for a performance of "seven sins" – Pidivadlo theatre

Laura-Andrea Žižková – CZ

2019 

  • Designblok 2019 – project Erste Premier Talent Display – presentation collection VĚTROVKY
  • National Award for Student Design – nominated for the collection VĚTROVKY

2018 

  • Pod Palmovkou Theater – assistance in sewing costumes – Prague, Czech Republic

2017 

  • Photographer Daniel Čáha – styling – Prague, Czech Republic
  • Out of box – organization and participation – Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
  • Fashion LIVE! – garderoba – Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Müskinn – Extracurricular practice – Budapest, HU

2016 

  • Unique business zone – garderoba – Prague, Czech Republic
  • Design Box – market – organization and participation in the fashion show – Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic

Borbála Györök – HU

2019 

  • International Young Designers Contest – Kiyv-ukranian fashion week, Kiev

2018

  • Curieuse Nocturne-Art Nouveau Revival – Musée d'Orsay, Paris

2017 

  • Central European Fashion week – Várkertbazár, Budapest

Mészáros Lúcia – HU

2019 

  • Graduate collection featured with Glamour and Marie Claire magazines
  • Fashion designer MA degree at Metropolitan University Budapest (METU)
  • METU LOOK fashionshow

2018

  • Marie Claire Fashiondays with my own brand: illuxtrat
  • BA collection feauterd with Marie Claire, Bring Me and Volant magazines
  • Forbes 30 under 30

2017

  • FashionLive! in Bratislava
  • Marie Claire Fashiondays with BA collection at METU fashionshow
  • Start my own brand: illuxtrat
  • Finalist at Gombold Újra! International Fashiondesigner competition at Budapest Central European Fashion
  • Fashion designer BA degree at Metropolitan University Budapest (METU)

2016

  • Marie Claire Fashiondays at METU fashionshow
  • Finalist at HelloEvent Talent Award

2015 

  • Finalist at Jól Áll Neked a Tolerancia! Fashiondesigner competition at PS Magazin
  • Start my own fashionillustration business: @illuxtratgirl and nowdays I do illustrations for Glamour, Joy and InStyle magazines, and many times
  • collaborate with Lakatos Márk, Csalár Bence

Kordian Medrala – PL

2019 

  • OFF FASHION International Competition for and Fashion Enthusiasts 
  • Special mention from the media jury during Cracow Fashion Week 
  • Graduate of the Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design

2018

  • FASHIONING SUSTAINABILITY BY FREUDENBERG PERFORMACE MATERIALS VERONA 2018

Oliwia Jankowska – PL

2019

  • Graduate of Cracow school of Art and Fashion Design
  • The Gala Made in Germany
  • Jazz Art Fashion Festival in Warsaw
  • Final OFF FASHION International Competition for and Fashion Enthusiasts
  • Modopolis
  • Final ZŁOTA NITKA 2019 – ŁÓDŹ YOUNG FASHION Nationwide competition



Alexandra Kondačová – SK

In my work i am dealing with the question of beauty and its perception. My inspiration is selection of for me interesting physical modifications that people have undergone or still undergo for the purpose of beautification. I want to point out that beauty is a very subjective notion perceived by everyone differently. Currently studying her Masters on Academy of Fine Art and Design in Bratislava.

2019

  • Fashion show of 343 Atelier

2018 

  • photos of my collection in PHOTO VOGUE Italy

2017

  • photoshooting for Feminity magazine
  • collaboration with Alpha Industries – limited collection of redesigned jackets
  • collaboration with AUDI Deutschland – research of new materials (presentation on Audi Universe in Inglostadt)

Zuzana Trtolová – SK

2019

  • graduate of Fashion design from Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava
  • Buffet Clothing – Designer assistant/ product developer

2018

  • Intern in London – based label Cimone
  • Intern in Slovak brand Cord Decker
  • Nottingham Trent University – River Island-project fashion show in Nottingham, United Kingdom

2017 – 2018

  • drobne store – clothes available for sale

2017

  • Atelier 343 fashion show at Fashion Live! in Bratislava

2016

  • Atelier 343 fashion show at Košice Fashion Week  

EUROPEAN FASHION ACCELERATOR'S 
SELECTION OF DESIGNER 2018

Aliaksandra Yakubouskaya – CZ

  • 2018 – She presented her collection at the Barcelona Fashion Weekend
  • 2016 – she took a part of Unique Business Zone
  • 2016 – She participated in the workshop "Slow Fashion" Predlice Art Squat, Galerie Emila Filly in Ústí nad Labem
  • 2018 – Graduate of Faculty of Art and Design, Fashion Design, University Jana Evangelisty in Ústi nad Labem
  • Name of the brand: Collection IN. – Inside, Include, Involve, Introversion

Fruzsina Vas – HU

  • 2018 – she participated in the Euroskills Hungary Budapest – 1st place
  • 2017 – she took a part in the Night of Museums, Museum of applied Arts, Fashion Night
  • 2017 – MÜPA – Budapest Winter Exhibition fashion photo of her collection
  • 2018 – Graduate of Jelky András Applied Arts High School in Budapest

Katarzyna Dworecka – PL

  • She has worked as a head of visual merchandiser at Bytom S.A. creating appealing and eye-catching visual displays including promotion displays, signs, interior displays and window displays

  • 2018 – She was awarded in the framework of Media Fashion Awards, Media Award Winner, Honorable Mention for Creativity and Visionary

  • 2018 – She has participated in the OFF FASHION International Competition for and Fashion Enthusiasts

  • 2018 – Graduate of Cracow school of Art and Fashion Design

  • Name of the brand: Mindless


Erika Bojnická – SK

  • 2014 – She worked as an assistant designer in Puojd, textile and fashion brand in Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • 2013, 2015 – became a costumier assistant in Cirque du Soleil – alteration and repairing costumes
  • Graduate of Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovakia Fashion design department
  • Name of collection: The Lot of Things for a Small Space

Tatiana Ďurkovová – CZ

  • Besides fashion, she also engages with the creation of accessories, jewellery and fashion illustration.
  • 2016 creation of clothing prototypes of men's fashion in the framework of the Zuzana Zmatek 
  • Graduate of the Jan Evangelista Purkyně University, Faculty of Art and Design in Ústí nad Labem, faculty of Arts and design, fashion and textile design
  • 2017 – Košice Fashion Week 2017
  • 2018 – Ódy mody 2018

Sara Schuler – HU

  • 2017 – She took a part in the Night of Museums – Museum of Applied Arts Fashion Night
  • 2018 – Budapest Kondor Bela Art Exhibition – fashion illustration of her 1st place collection
  • 2018 – Graduate of Jelky András Applied Arts High School in Budapest.
  • Name of the collection: Storm                                            d


Laura Filip – PL

  • 2018 – She showcased her collection at Fashion Show Novotel Cracow

  • Her collections appeared in Kaltblut Jute Magazine, Kosmopolsk Mood Magazine or Harpers Bazaar Kazakhstan

  • 2017 – Graduate of the Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design

  • Her work has been captured in the Ellements Magazine worn by Patrycja Jewsienia

  • Since July 2018 she is the owner of dresscode.filip.e.U

  • Name of collection: Heart of Glass




EUROPEAN FASHION ACCELERATOR'S SELECTION OF DESIGNER 2017

Denisa Dovalová – Czech Republic

"Winner of talent contest Black Card – Unique Fashion Week 2014"

  • Graduate of Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín
  • Name of collection: Cell – Conversion
  • Presented her collections at Unique Fashion Week in Prague 2014 & 2015

Mária Glaser – Hungary

"Successfull stylist for comercial shooting of international brands"

  • Graduate of Moholy – Nagy University of Arts and Design in Budapest
  • Name of collection: Painting, clothes
  • Intership in Nanushka fashion brand
  • Costume designer for TV and music videos





Piotr Popiolek – Poland

Winner of Cracow Fashion Award 2017 & Mloda Fala

  • Name of collection: iD
  • Graduate of Kraków School of Art and Fashion Design
  • Costume deigner for Puppet and Actor Theatre
  • LPP S.A. House – designer's assistant



Petra Kovacs – Slovakia

  • Often published in magazines Emma, Woman, Inspire, Wildabout etc.
  • Fashion march through the streets of Bratislava 2017
  • Graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts, atelier 343
  • Name of collection: Room on the 3rd Floor


Tereza Havránková – Czech Republic

"Her collection was used for video and performances of czech music band Ocean"

  • Graduate of University of Jan Evangelista Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem
  • Name of collection: Shiu for you
  • Founder of Shiu brand

Zita Merenyi – Hungary

"Winner of Hungarian Design Award 2016"

  • Graduate of Moholy – Nagy University of Arts and Design in Budapest
  • Name of collection: Scarlines
  • Doctoral Studies of Fashion and textile design at MOME
  • Founder of Provo-CUT innovative textile and fashion brand
  • Founder of OpenUp – womenswear and accessories brand



Sandra Stachura – Poland

"Often published by Polish issue of ELLE magazine"

  • Graduate of Kraków School of Art and Fashion Design
  • Name of collection: Deep space
  • Junk Fashion Show – Nowa Huta Cultural Center & Fashion Laboratory Forum Przestrzenie



Silvia Zrebná – Slovakia

"Chosen to be part of Forbes magazine project 30 under 30 successful designer"

  • Graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts, atelier 343
  • Name of collection: Between good and evil
  • 2017 International Fashion showcase in London
  • 2015 Fashion show at Košice Fashion Week