2012 DANIER DESIGN CHALLENGE: Winner Announced!

We can assure you of one thing, Toronto’s fashion design future is bright! DANIER and the Ryerson School of Fashion unveiled the DANIER DESIGN CHALLENGE winner last night at an intimate ceremony. In it’s fourth year, the competition reveals top Canadian student design talent through a comprehensive selection process that incorporates mentoring by industry experts. Friends of students cheered and clapped for their friends who placed in the final stage of the competition. The talented group made it hard for judges! There was a three way tie for third place, with contestants Amy Tahmizian, Diana Li and Kamra Khalid each receiving $2000. The second place prize was given to design student Som Kong who was awarded $3000. The top spot and $5000 cash prize was awarded to Ostwald Au-Yeung for his innovative and high-fashion design. Check out our pictorial of the event below and learn more about the talented group of designers!

All the talented finalists. Photo: Brill Communications
The first prize of $5,000 went to Ostwald Au-Yeung who presented a futuristic design, remenisant to the style of Alexander McQueen.
1st place winning design. Such a stunning design! Photo: Brill Comunications
Som Kong, who was awarded $3000 in second place, with his model who wore his contemporary design. One of our favorite designs! Photo: Brill Communications
Diana Li and her Danier creation! She was one of three to tie for thrid place in the competition.
Amy Tahmizian stands between her Danier design and DANIER CEO, Jeffrey Wortsman. Amy shared the third place spot.
The crowd was very enthusiastic for the winners, cheering and clapping.
Telly & Ana
The HerCastleGirls love BRILL! Such a great event! Photo: Brill Communications
Carcia & Deanne (My Fash Avenue) after the ceremony. Blogger Love.
1 Designer and 3 bloggers! Ana of MWL By Ana, Nicole of Dainty Girl, Deanne of My Fash Avenue and Me! Carcia of ItsMusicFashionLife.com! Photo: Brill Communications
Danier jewelry designer, MWLByAna Ana Bogdanovic with Danier spokesperson.

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