Hosted by Coco Rocha, the 2014 Supima Design Competition finale took place on Sep 4, 2014, the first day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week with Anastasia Iafrate of Kent State University being named the grand prize winner of $10,000.
For the 8th Supima Design Competition, six recent graduates representing the “best of the best” in American design schools squared off for a $10,000 first prize to jump-start their careers in design.
Guest judges for the contest include: Bryanboy of BryanBoy.com stylist Isabel Dupre, Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez of TomAndLorenzo.com, Natalie Joos of TalesOfEndearment.com, W Magazine’s Fashion Market & Accessories Director Karla Martinez, Phil Oh of StreetPeeper.com, consultant Roopal Patel, fashion designer Marcia Patmos, stylist Mary Alice Stephenson and stylist Anya Ziourova.
The live runway event featured music by DJ Mad Marj
Photos courtesy of Supima