FASHION INDUSTRY 2011 38th International Exhibition of Textile and Garments Industry


Generation NEXT – Autumn 2011


Create smart, bright and innovative decision for fashion industry.
Defend your creative idea in discussion with open juries.
Prove the future belongs to “Generation Next”.


We invite to participation students and graduating students (up to 2 years after graduation) from Russian and foreign specialized educational schools.


The head of the jury – Maya Kuznetsova, managing director of the Bureau of innovative educational technologies, St Petersburg.
Members of jury are key specialists of fashion-industry: managing directors and leading designers of manufacturing companies, representatives of trade companies and journalists.

General information

Contest purpose: to give a professional valuation to fashion collections as well as represent to public the names of talented young designers.
Evaluation criteria: originality and creativity in a concept of clothes garments.
Collections of participants are presented at «GENERATION NEXT» section. Annually participants of the contest are from the following educational schools:

  • St Petersburg State University of Service and Economics
  • St Petersburg State University of Technologies and Design
  • Shtiglits St Petersburg State Academy of Art and Industry
  • Engineer school of clothes
  • Baltic Institute of Ecology, Politics and Law.

Terms of participation

  1. Choice of student collections takes place on March 14, 2012, at 15.00 at the main level of the Saint Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex, at "GENERATION NEXT" section.
    A participant should have 2-3 models of the collection that will be presented on mannequins.
  2. The contest lasts 4 days in frames of “Fashion Industry” International fair on March 15-18, 2012. During this time public and professional juries should choose 3 best models from all presented, complete a correspondent form and give it to the administrator of “GENERATION NEXT” fashion center. A winner of the competition becomes a collection which gets the majority of votes.
  3. Results of the contest will be placed on the trade fair’s web-page and advertisement leaflets of “Fashion Industry. Autumn-2012”. (The Organizers reserve the possibility to publish photos of models participating in the contest onto the web-page of the fair and advertisement leaflets).
  4. The ceremony of awarding the winner will take place during the Grand Opening of “Fashion Industry. Autumn 2012” fair. The winner will be awarded with «Art Index» catalogue. A photo of the winner will be placed onto the trade fair’s web-page. All participants are awarded with special certificates.
  5. At the end of the contest on March 18, 2012  from 17.00 till 18.00 all participants should remove the models from the fair.
  6. The organizers will provide all participants with contact details of people interested in collections during the fair.

For further details, please, contact Organizers:
Exhibition Director: Tatiana Nesterova
International sales and marketing: Yana Naimushina

Head Office in St Petersburg:
Address: 8a Gagarina pr., St. Petersburg 196105, Russia
Phone/Fax: +7 (812) 777-04-07, 718-35-37