The exhibition, 'Watch our Steps', is a trend forecast that gives insight into directional style themes, new technologies and sustainable ideas, coming straight from the footwear designers of the future.
The participating schools include Deutsche Schuhfachschule Pirmasens, ArteZ, Stedelijke Academie Sint Niklaas SASK, Royal College of Art, London College of Fashion (Cordwainers), Polimoda, Hiko Mizuno, Bunka College, and HAMK Wetterhoff.
The exhibition is accompanied by a digital book, featuring background information about all participants and their collection.
You can purchase the book from the website: http://www.slem.nl.
The audience of DDW and an expert jury selected a winner from the participants and awarded with the SLEM Global Footwear Design Award.
Aku Bäckström (RCA London) from Finland has won the SLEM Global Footwear Design Award.
Giulia Tannini (Polimoda Institute) won the audience award.
|left: Vera Meijwaard|
right: Amber A.A. Verstegen
|Chan Jung Kim|
|left: Rostand Tchonsinyl|
right: Jody Parchment
|left: Nahee Jang|
right: Aku Bäckström
|left: Tariq Mahmoud|
right: Yunae Song