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Ecstatic Nikolay Bozhilov of Bulgaria, with Helena Christensen (R), after winning the Triumph Inspiration Award 2010. Photo by Triumph International
Bulgarian Nikolay Bozhilov became the winner of this year's global final of the Triumph Inspiration Award with the design "Morphology".
Thursday night Triumph kicked off the London Fashion Week with a catwalk show
led by young designers, for the international final of the Triumph Inspiration Award 2010. The event was hosted by Actor and Dancer Adam Garcia, and judged by the fashion industry's stars – Supermodel, Helena Christensen; Photographer, Rankin; British Fashion Designer, Matthew Williamson; Actress and Singer Karen Mok; Chair of British Fashion Council Development Committee, Hilary Riva and Head of Global Brand Management Triumph, Suzanne McKenna.
Despite strong competition from 26 other countries and much deliberation by the judging panel, Bozhilov became the recipient of the EUR 15 000 prize. He will also have the opportunity to work alongside Triumph's design team in Hong Kong to turn their winning showpiece into a commercial garment, to be sold as a limited edition piece in Triumph's stores and selected outlets worldwide from summer 2011.
The 2nd and 3rd places were awarded to Amaya C?rcamo from Spain with "Wood Sensation" (2nd) and Ludovico Loffreda from Italy with "Memory of Shape" (3rd); who won EUR 10 000 and EUR 5 000 respectively.
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