Choosing the next great designer is not a simple task, which is why the Isis Fashion Awards has assembled a team of experts to assist in this complex assignment. The Isis Fashion Awards are judged by prominent fashion experts, who examine the designers on the basis of creativity, talent, impact and originality.
Gary Symor is a prominent designer who has designed collections for L’Oreal and Rener Froger’s dancers in the Amsterdam Arena. Gary also designed uniforms for Marcel Wanders and the Agora Theater. Then, in 2006, Gary Symor decided to launch his own brand, Gary Symor Design. From there, he has worked for different brands and individuals, such as the exclusive clothing line for Jourmain, and clothing line Kathryn Milan.
Paulina Tsvetanova is a fashion designer and author, who graduated art history and philosophy. She is CEO of PAULINA’S FRIENDS, a company that specializes in the interface of art, design and couture fashion. Paulina is currently working on her Phd thesis on “Style icons in the context of contemporary art and fashion”. She has been also an international keynoter at Business Women Egypt and the International Women Entrepreneurship Summit.
Bjorn van den Berg
Bjorn van den Berg is one of the most prominent designers in the fashion world. Bjorn’s work has been featured in several international magazines, such as Harper’s Bazaar, Treats Magazine, Beau and Monde. His work can also be seen in The Voice, Holland’s Next Top Model and worn by Duo Raw, Majestic Black, Amada Lepore, Tara McDonald and celebrities such as Nicki Minaj, Gwen Stefani, Kelly Rowland and Demi Levato.
Aynouk Tan observes fashion from an anthropological point of view. As a journalist, curator and art- director she discusses how the clothes we wear constitutes our identity and perceptions. Tan is also employed as a trend analyst and strategist for different companies and fashion designers. She curated multiple exhibitions and frequently lectures at (inter)national art academies and universities.
Vicente Januario also known as Vicente Berlin is a multidisciplinary fashion designer based in Germany. Vicente is the founder of Vicente Berlin in Hamburg. His company combines video, art and fashion and produces PR films for fashion organizations and retail industries. This multidisciplinary approach to fashion allows Vicente to engage a broader audience. Vicente not only sells his designs in Europe but together the Stone Foundation also sells his work in Africa.
Michelle Brasz is a fashion photographer and the founder of Brasz Photography. Brasz Photography is a photography company that specializes in creating content for fashion brands and fashion magazines. Michelle Brasz worked for the Amsterdam Fashion week, Paris Fashion week and is currently the main photographer for Brussels Fashion week. Her innovative and artistic vision allows her to seamlessly merge fashion and commerce while maintaining artistic integrity.