Stella Contemporary Fashion Awards 2005

Dear Shaded Viewers,

While we are on the topic of fashion festivals, please visit for more details on the Stella Contemporary Fashion Awards in Lucern, Switzerland that takes place on November 26th. The finalists includeUndercover,   Giles, David Szeto, Christian Wijnants, Charles Anastase and Nuit Blanche. The Swiss Textile award is l00,000 euros. Past winners include: Raf Simons and Haider Ackermann. The award pretty much changed the direction of their lives. Raf is now the designer for Jil Sander in addition to his own brand. Haider is now working in collaboration with Anne Chapelle and Ann Demeulemeester for his business structure.



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.