TRYFONAS MODESTOU WINS DOTY 2016
(Fashion) Designer of the Year Award was hosted at Moon Dance Studio Limassol.(Φωτογραφίες)
On 25th June Cyprus’ first DOTY (Fashion) Designer of the Year Award was hosted at Moon Dance Studio Limassol, where Contestants ANTREA ANASTASIOU, ANNA SIDEROVA, KSENYA KHALANSKAYA, LANA IVANOVA (Fashion) and GABI BOEHM (Fabric), LIUDMILA EGOROVA, NATALIA KOTLIAROVA, NICOLETTA DIMITRIOU, POLYXENI PAZAROU, TRYFONAS MODESTOU, VIKA TSANTEKIDOU and YULIA SUNTSEVA, competed for 1st and 2nd runner-up places.
DOTY Creators Janice Ruffle CB Awards Ltd and Britta Simon Best Event Avenue organised a gorgeous ceremony showcasing the most talented Designers in Cyprus! The prestigious Award "Designer of the Year" was launched to provide a chance for Designers to go global and get mentoring from internationally acclaimed “Semple”.
Serving on the Judging Panel was Award Ambassador and Head Judge International VIP visitor Maggie Semple OBE, Semple, sponsored by CELLSONIC VIPP, Ramona Filip Top International Designer, Tassos Mitropoulos Top International Greek Designer, Anna Dorothea Maison Anna Dorothea, Aigaia School of Art & Design (2 serving), Anastasia van Rijn Interior Designer, Stavri and Louis Agathangelou Dominate (2 serving), Kalia Dragataki ANT 1 Presenter, Mila Levinskaya Image By Mila and Lolita Papacosta Moi Ostrov.
The Judges underwent a 3-part procedure with an on-line appraisal of the Contestants’ Biographies and Photographic Profiles, personal interviews and a Catwalk Presentation. The joint decision was announced on the evening with TRYFONAS MODESTOU receiving first place and KSENYA KHALANSKAYA and YULIA SUNTSEVA honoured as runner-ups.
“I started Tryfonas Modestou label almost 2 years ago during which time, I have been awarded the Athens Xclusive Designers Week - AXDW for the Best Catwalk Award and now excited to say, DOTY Award. I have met a lot of talented people during the DOTY experience and congratulate all the Contestants. I want to say a big thank you to all the Judges for their love and support: and to the amazing DOTY Creators Janice Ruffle CB Awards Ltd and Britta Simon Best Event Avenue. Heart warming thanks goes to my great Model Jara Ramírez, my talented make-up Artist Ntora Mattheou and Despo Elia for the beautiful hair and not least my supportive family and friends” said Tryfonas overwhelmed at the finale Ceremony.
All Contestants and Winners were awarded a DOTY Certificate, Fashion Concept Photo Shoot with sponsored Photographer and hair and make-up Artists, future promotion and sale of items via DOTY On-Line Shop instigated by Best Event Avenue and fine jewellery prizes by Neophytou Jewellery. The two runner-up’s of equal placing received an opportunity for participation in a Beverage Label Branding Design Team with Ekfraseis Winery and Aphrodite Rock Micro - Brewery, participation in Best Event Avenue Fashion Events. The Winner’s prizes were CB Awards Ltd DOTY designed prize Bronze Sculpture by Karen Betts, 6 hour Mentorship Programme by Internationally renowned Designer Maggie Semple, a bottle of Moët & Chandon Champagne presented by Moet Hennessy Natalia Karpova and an exclusive profile interview in Apollon International Magazine, with the same opportunities for participation in the Beverage Label Branding Design Team with Ekfraseis Winery and Best Event Avenue Fashion Events.
DOTY as a concept with an objective to support Fashion Designers will expand rapidly. Brand name creator Janice Ruffle has agreed to launch an on-line DOTY Magazine with a major Russian Publishing Group, launching in autumn and a DOTY Fashion Design label.
Special thanks goes to Event MC Presenters Britta Simon, Maggie Semple, Saskia Constantinou and Mark Eddison, Corporate, Media, Hospitality and Prize Sponsors, SEMPLE, CELLSONIC VIPP, GEES PHOTOGRAPHY, AGAIA SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN, DANCE MOON STUDIO, LOREM, ANNA DOROTHEA, CYPRUS FOOD & WINE CLUB, STOU KIR YIANNI WINES, NATALIA KARPOVA MOET & CHANDON, NEOPHYTOU JEWELLERY, KHOVRIN INTERATIONAL LAW OFFICE, DARIAN STORM, BLOSSOM_CLUB, RUSSIAN MEDIA GROUP & RU TV, MOI OSTROV, APOLLON INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE, STIL GIZNI, PREMIERE, ATTICA NEWS, RADIO PAFOS, THE BUZZGUIDE.
Official DOTY Photography by GEE’S Digital Art Photo Studio. The name is to be accredited on published photographic material.
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