Last night, among all the catwalks and designer shows, Peroni Nastro Azzurro and MADE announced the winner of the 2nd Annual MADE for Peroni Young Designer Awards in the gallery space at Milk Studios. A young New Yorker, Chris Gelinas, took home the award in the prestigious fashion design competition open exclusively to menswear, womenswear and street wear designers residing in Los Angeles, New York City and Miami. Finalists competed for financing and production of their collection to be shown at MADE Fashion Week 2014.
The judging panel including Coco Rocha, Jenné Lombardo, Nicole Fasolino, Nolan Bellavance and Zanna Roberts Rassi mingled with the finalists and all guests throughout the evening. Other fashion enthusiasts and notables in attendance included Kelly Rutherford (actress), Kelly Bensimon (personality), Nina Agdal (top model), Julie Macklowe (socialite), Nicole Winhoffer (beauty expert) and Bianca Jade (health and style expert).