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Runway Winners – The Impression Awards 2024

We are proud to share the esteemed panel of over 50 industry luminaries who were invited to participate in the voting process for The Impression Awards 2024. This diverse group of fashion creatives, marketers, designers, and industry leaders brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, ensuring a comprehensive and authoritative selection of the best in fashion creativity. Their invaluable insights and perspectives have been instrumental in shaping this year’s awards. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the invited jury members for their time and insights:

Alessio Vannetti, Alex Wiederin, Alexander Werz, Alexandre de Betak, Brigitte Niedermair, Carlo Capasa, Caroline Deroche Pasquier, Cedric Murac, Charlie Smith, Clara Mercer, Craig McDean, David Lipman, David Martin, Derek Blasberg, Donald Schneider, Ezra Petronio, Ferdinando Verderi, Giovanni Bianco, Hans Dorsinville, Jae Choi, Jean-Baptiste Talbourdet Napoleone, Jefferson Hack, Julie Gilhart, Julien Gallico, Kenneth Richard, Lolita Jacobs, Lucien Pagès, Ludivine Poiblanc, Macs Iotti, Mark Seliger, Mary Howard, Massimiliano Di Battista, Mia Forsgren, Nick Vogelson, Nicolas Delarue, Olivier Bialobos, Rachna Shah, Riccardo Ruini, Robert Lussier, Rod Manley, Ronnie Cooke Newhouse, Samuel Diep, Sidney Toledano, Sylvie Picquet-Damesme, Trey Laird, Willy Vanderperre

We are delighted to present the winners of The Impression Awards 2024 in the category of Runway, celebrating the most innovative and and artisanal sartorial narratives that have left an indelible mark on the world of fashion this year.

In the women’s category, Miu Miu’s Spring 2024 show was voted as the best of the year for its brilliant layered invitation to embrace the quirks of personhood and womanhood and reconsider whether beauty – and fashion, for that matter – has just one meaning. What began as an experimental creative outlet for Miuccia Prada has evolved into a titanic commercial and creative force, and the designer is brilliantly utilizing all the opportunities this success is affording her. Design ideas that led to hugely successful pieces – the mini skirt, the cardigan, the ballet flats, the underwear as outerwear – were developed in spontaneous new directions that drew as much from the world of boyish prep as they did from luxurious 90s minimalism. Coupled with production design in collaboration with Qatari-American artist Sophia Al-Maria that interrogated apocalyptic yet daily fears and experiences, and the results were a runway show with a vision of beauty that was intoxicatingly, meaningfully off-kilter.

Dior’s win in the men’s category proves once again that a great collection is often only as strong as the way in which it is presented. Forming one of the season’s most talked-about runway spectacles, Kim Jones’ technological masterpiece that saw the models rise from the spaceship-like floor was one heck of an entrance. But he followed this up with a collection that was as much about heritage as innovation. Most powerful was the way the designer was able to translate Christian Dior’s seminal “new look” – which revolutionized European fashion in the 40s – through clever tailoring construction into a vibrant yet sensible wardrobe for the contemporary dandy.

But the most memorable runway production moment goes to Prada, for which it earned the title in our Best Fashion Show Production category. A sleek industrial set courtesy of the house’s ongoing creative friendship with Rem Koolhaas’ AMO provided a thrillingly sensuous juxtaposition to the curtains of green or pink slime that unexpectedly began to descend from the ceiling, creating a fluid yet linear tunnel of translucency through which Miuccia Prada’s and Raf Simons’ intellectual and exacting visions of contemporary sophistication confidently strode.

The Impression extends a hearty congratulations to all the winners in the Runway category, and another round of thank you’s to our insightful and inspiring jury members.

Best Women’s Fashion Show

The Impression Award Winner

Miu Miu
Spring 2024

Creative Director | Miuccia Prada
Production | AMO – Rem Koolhaas, Giulio Margheri, Agata Mila, Luisa Carvalho Punchirolli, Alex Tintea
Video Installation Art | Sophia Al-Maria
Stylist | Lotta Volkova
Hair | Guido Palau
Makeup | Pat McGrath
Casting Director | Ashley Brokaw
Actors | Cailee Spaeny, Mame Bineta Sane, Troye Sivan
Models | Achol Ayor, Adit Priscilla, Agel Akol, Aleksandr Gordeev, Alix Bouthors, Amelia Gray, Ana Elisa Brito, Annabelle Weatherly, Anok Yai, Anyier Anei, Apolline Rocco Fohrer, Baye Seye, Canlan Wang, Dana Smith, Eddy Earl, Eliise Jaasma, Ella Mccutcheon, Ena Poppe, Florine Wildeboer, Freya Vervaet, Gigi Hadid, Grace Valentine, Gu Yue, Huijia Chen, Julia Nobis, Julie Hoomans, Karolin Wolter, Kate Kraaijeveld, Lain Salazar, Lina Emelianova, Liu Wen, Loli Bahia, Louis Seriot, Matilda Liedholm, May Andersen, Merel Roggeveen, Nazarit Machin, Nyaduola Gabriel, Olivia Palermo, Onyinyechi Chijioke, Ornella Umutoni, Peris Adolwi, Petra Collins, Rejoice Chuol, Rianne Van Rompaey, Rosemary Ferguson, Selena Forrest, Sihana Shalaj, Sora Choi, Tanya Churbanova, Tida Rosvall, Valentyn Boiko, Vika Evseeva, Ying Ouyang, Yoni Tjin, Yura Romaniuk, Zavi
Soundtrack | Divide and Dissolve, arranged by Asma Maaroof, Daniel Pineda, and Joshua Fay.

Best Men’s Fashion Show

The Impression Award Winner

Spring 2024

Creative Director | Kim Jones
Production | Villa Eugéni – Etienne Russo
Stylist | Olivier Rizzo
Hair | Guido Palau 
Makeup | Peter Philips
Casting Director | Shelley Durkan
Models | Abdulsalam Adeigbe, Achille Genet, Ajoung Abraham,, Albin Emanuel,, Alexander Acquah, Andrea Lai, Awwal Adeoti, Benjamin Carion, Benji Xu, Bruno Krahl, Charles Matadin, Damilare Saka, Dara Gueye, Douta Sidibe, Elias Monstrey, Emile Danckaert, Feng Weijia, Finlay Robinson, Godwin Alwell Okereuku, Gwonho Oh, Hamin Yu, Hippolyte Deslandes, Hoya Lee, Hoyong Kim, Jack Windisch, Joan Maria, Joshua Thompson, Kaplan Hani, Leo Levy, Li Cheng Yuan, Loris Moine, Louis Mercurol, Ludwig Wilsdorff, Malick Bodian, Maluit Tony, Mateo Garnier, Milo Laudenbach, Richard Grundins, Segun Duyile, Suma Nicolau, Tass Sarr, Thatcher Thornton, Till Wenner, Tygo Smit, Vasko Luyckx, Viktor Krohm, Wu Guoqiang, Xindi Ding, Young Hoon Jeon, Zaram Obasi
Music | Simon Parris

Best Fashion Show Production

The Impression Award Winner

Prada Men’s & Women’s
Spring 2024

Creative Directors | Miuccia Prada & Raf Simons
Production | AMO – Rem Koolhaas, Giulio Margheri, Agata Mila, Luisa Carvalho Punchirolli, Zhifei Liang, Alex Tintea