ITS ARCADEMY IS ON THE BUILD. HERE'S OUR DIARY

31 May 2021

Yoshikazu, the essence of poetry in fashion

2004. This collection was the spark that led to his eponymous brand Writtenafterwards. And to Coconogacco, the school in Yoshi created in Japan, teaching generations of ITS finalists.

28 May 2021

BUILDING THE ARK. A WEB SERIES.

The 1st of 7 episodes. 3 former finalists working on 3 concepts: the family (with OTB), the heart (with Swatch) and the future (with Allianz) to create 3 items for ITS Arcademy.

n° 7,548 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

26 May 2021

ITS ARCADEMY. TO LET YOU TOUCH.

Mason Jung, South Korea
Finalist, ITS 2009 – Fashion

The highest knowledge of tailoring to break down its rules and formalities and revolutionize it. This is Mason.

24 May 2021

Treasures of ITS Arcademy

Oscar Abades Lopez paid a tribute Freya Stark, one of the first women to travel on their own, in this portfolio: one f the most beautiful in our archive.

21 May 2021

Beautiful portfolios

The marvellous hand drawings, paired with her German sense of organisation: a terrific example of a portfolio balanced between art and the ability to present everything clearly. Her menswear… the innocence of childhood or the conformism of adulthood? Brilliant…

n° 4,548 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

19 May 2021

ITS ARCADEMY. TO AMAZE.

Hiroaki Kanai, Japan
Finalist, ITS 2006 – Fashion

Hiroaki Kanai, a collection stimulating the limits in people’s minds in order to reach their pure self in a spiritual journey. He’s been a senior designer for All Saints, recently passed in Arc’teryx technical gear.

14 May 2021

Walls coming down, dreams coming true

Tearing down a wall, such a powerful symbol. Of expanding horizons, of a fresh start, of erasing barriers and borders. Of inclusivity. ITS Arcademy is finally coming to life, bringing new life to these spaces!

n° 6,352 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

12 May 2021

THE ARK OF CREATIVITY

Liam Evans, UK
Finalist, ITS 2009 – Fashion

Still remember when he arrived from the UK for ITS. Italy became his home, he has worked at Diesel ever since. Even modeled for ITS once, in 2010, for Niels Peeraer’s collection.

10 May 2021

Scouting Tour memories

Hogeschool Antwerpen interview list from our 2008 scouting travels. Beautiful handwriting of Art professor Yvonne de Cock, our notes on each name. Glenn Martens, founder of Y/3 Project and Creative Director of Diesel, is on the list.

n° 4,734 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

5 May 2021

TURNING ITS ARCADEMY INTO REALITY

Mikio Sakabe, Japan
Finalist, ITS 2006 – Fashion

The grey formality of a three-dimensional metropolitan landscape on the outside. A bi-dimensional colorful explosion of manga fantasy on the inside. He created Coconogacco fashion school in Tokyo with former ITS finalist Yoshikazu Yamagata. A school by ITS finalists, producing countless ITS finalists…

3 May 2021

A letter from Cecilia Dean

A message from Cecilia Dean, founder of the iconic conceptual publication Visionaire, returning in the jury in 2007 for the ITS PHOTO contest, the photography branch of ITS.

ITS ARCADEMY IS ON THE BUILD. HERE'S OUR DIARY

BACK TO HOME

MAY

Yoshikazu, the essence of poetry in fashion

31 May 2021

2004. This collection was the spark that led to his eponymous brand Writtenafterwards. And to Coconogacco, the school in Yoshi created in Japan, teaching generations of ITS finalists.

Teppei Sugaya from ITS 2003 helped him out carrying and fitting his collection in 2004!

BUILDING THE ARK. A WEB SERIES.

28 May 2021

The 1st of 7 episodes. 3 former finalists working on 3 concepts: the family (with OTB), the heart (with Swatch) and the future (with Allianz) to create 3 items for ITS Arcademy.

Will also tell the history of ITS

ITS ARCADEMY. TO LET YOU TOUCH.

26 May 2021

n° 7,548 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Mason Jung, South Korea
Finalist, ITS 2009 – Fashion

The highest knowledge of tailoring to break down its rules and formalities and revolutionize it. This is Mason.

Made the wedding dress for ITS 2009 Chau Har Lee's husband!

Treasures of ITS Arcademy

24 May 2021

Oscar Abades Lopez paid a tribute Freya Stark, one of the first women to travel on their own, in this portfolio: one f the most beautiful in our archive.

Designed for Roberto Cavalli afterwards!

Beautiful portfolios

21 May 2021

The marvellous hand drawings, paired with her German sense of organisation: a terrific example of a portfolio balanced between art and the ability to present everything clearly. Her menswear… the innocence of childhood or the conformism of adulthood? Brilliant…

She's design director in Adidas now!

ITS ARCADEMY. TO AMAZE.

19 May 2021

n° 4,548 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Hiroaki Kanai, Japan
Finalist, ITS 2006 – Fashion

Hiroaki Kanai, a collection stimulating the limits in people’s minds in order to reach their pure self in a spiritual journey. He’s been a senior designer for All Saints, recently passed in Arc’teryx technical gear.

Arnehm design school, then Royal College. Sweet soul.

Walls coming down, dreams coming true

14 May 2021

Tearing down a wall, such a powerful symbol. Of expanding horizons, of a fresh start, of erasing barriers and borders. Of inclusivity. ITS Arcademy is finally coming to life, bringing new life to these spaces!

It's REAL. It's HAPPENING.

THE ARK OF CREATIVITY

12 May 2021

n° 6,352 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Liam Evans, UK
Finalist, ITS 2009 – Fashion

Still remember when he arrived from the UK for ITS. Italy became his home, he has worked at Diesel ever since. Even modeled for ITS once, in 2010, for Niels Peeraer’s collection.

His ITS collection, wow. James Dean and Patti Smith in a blender of disfunctional beatuy

Scouting Tour memories

10 May 2021

Hogeschool Antwerpen interview list from our 2008 scouting travels. Beautiful handwriting of Art professor Yvonne de Cock, our notes on each name. Glenn Martens, founder of Y/3 Project and Creative Director of Diesel, is on the list.

Yuima Nakazato and Andrea Cammarosano on the list as well!

TURNING ITS ARCADEMY INTO REALITY

5 May 2021

n° 4,734 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Mikio Sakabe, Japan
Finalist, ITS 2006 – Fashion

The grey formality of a three-dimensional metropolitan landscape on the outside. A bi-dimensional colorful explosion of manga fantasy on the inside. He created Coconogacco fashion school in Tokyo with former ITS finalist Yoshikazu Yamagata. A school by ITS finalists, producing countless ITS finalists…

One of our most amazing stories

A letter from Cecilia Dean

3 May 2021

A message from Cecilia Dean, founder of the iconic conceptual publication Visionaire, returning in the jury in 2007 for the ITS PHOTO contest, the photography branch of ITS.

Icon of elegance!

MAY