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New Talent

For nearly two decades, Gen Art’s Fresh Faces in Fashion has been the original source for discovering the fashion design world’s rising stars, including Rebecca Taylor, Zac Posen, Philip Lim, Duckie Brown, and Rodarte.

20TH  ANNIVERSARY

In September 2015, Gen Art successfully re-launched Fresh Faces in Fashion, the legacy competition which gave three emerging designers a runway show at New York Fashion Week FW’16. The designers included:

HOUSE OF CANNON

Australian-based resort womenswear

ADA + NIK

London-based menswear

DANIEL SILVERSTAIN

Israeli born, NYC based womenswear

SELECTION COMMITTEE

Gen Art assembled an esteemed group of industry professionals that provided invaluable recommendations to the final three designers:

CHRISTINA NEAULT

Fashion Consult/ former IMG

DANIEL SILVER

Duckie Brown Designer

BETSEY JOHNSON

Legendary Designer

STEVEN COX

Duckie Brown Designer

LYDIA HEARST

Supermodel & Actress

GEORGE WAYNE

Vanity Fair Editor & Fashion Influencer

ROBERT VERDI

Fashion Media Personality

KERI INVGARSSON

Gen Art Partner

Our 2015 winner

Daniel Silverstain was selected and awarded a one-year acceleration period at the Agency at Gen Art, inclusive of strategy, financial, press, marketing, and sales services at no cost to him.

Success Coverage

Gen Art Fresh Faces in Fashion 20th anniversary showcase during NYFW FW’16 garnered over 1 billion media impressions with over 1,000 global designer entrees and 500+ guests including celebrities, editors, buyers, stylists, and industry influencers. 

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Huge thanks to the incredible partners that brought the event to life!