It's a good time to be a young designer.
International Talent Support (ITS), held annually in Italy, may just be the biggest international fashion competition for young designers you've never heard of. Well, let us get you acquainted. The highly competitive two-day event, which happened this past weekend in the small Italian seaport of Trieste, offers winners scholarships, and more importantly, exposure to fashion's upper echelons. Mark Fast and Peter Pilotto, for instance, are among the competition's recent notable winners. Many of the past finalists have since landed lofty positions at luxury brands like Givenchy, Margiela, Celine, and more. Read on to meet this year's most promising winners.