Copenhagen Fashion Week line-up revealed, O’Dwyer gets Zalando Visionary Award

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Amidst the thrilling revelation that Sinéad O’Dwyer will be receiving the prestigious Zalando Visionary Award for 2024, Copenhagen Fashion Week has just revealed its highly anticipated brand lineup for the Spring/Summer 2025 season.

The prestigious award, which is based on innovation, social effect, and originality and design, was won by the gifted Irish designer O’Dwyer of London. O’Dwyer enthralls with her inventive approach that redefines the very essence of fashion with her boundary-pushing, avant-garde creations. The jury praised her for exploring issues of self-expression, body positivity, and identity through her designs, which skillfully combined artistic expression with technical expertise.

During Copenhagen Fashion Week in August, O’Dwyer will unveil her collection and receive a reward of €50,000 for her accomplishments. In pledging further support for the showcase production, prize sponsor Zalando highlights the brand’s dedication to diversity and innovation in the industry.

In addition, the NewTalent program’s brilliant designers for the SS25 season were revealed at Copenhagen Fashion Week. As Stamm and Alectra Rothschild/Masculina prepare for their second exhibition, Berner Kühl joins the ranks as well. In contrast, this will be Rolf Ekroth’s third and last display with NewTalent. As further proof of the event’s commitment to fostering new Nordic talent, Bonnetje, Sól Hansdóttir, and Stem have all been designated as Ones To Watch.

Copenhagen Fashion Week CEO Cecilie Thorsmark lauds NewTalent for its mission to nurture innovative talent in the Nordic countries, calling it an integral part of the event. Mentoring, showcasing, and financial aid are all parts of the program’s complete support system, which aims to help up-and-coming creatives become major leaders in their fields.

With 46 institutions and brands officially scheduled to present during the August edition of Copenhagen Fashion Week, the lineup is sure to be remarkable. This season, runway shows and presentations have been combined, which has allowed for a wider variety of products to be showcased.

Renowned names in the fashion business including A. Roege Hove, (di)vision, Jade Cropper, Latimmier, Rabens Saloner, Baum und Pferdgarten, Deadwood, Gestuz, Henrik Vibskov, Marimekko, Munthe, Saks Potts, and Stine Goya will be showcasing their designs. The varied blend of talent and innovation at Copenhagen Fashion Week SS25 guarantees that it will be an unforgettable event that celebrates the fashion industry’s vibrancy and originality.

Ethan Sullivan

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