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Duet Paprocki&Brzozowski

Famous as a duo since 2000. They improved their skills at Faculty of Textile and Fashion and in 2002 they graduated with distinctions from Strzemiński Academy of Art. Two years later they made their debute with the first collection which brought them a title of the Designers of the Year 2004. They have many awards on their’s scorecard, such as The Golden Thread from Lodz International Fair and The Special Prize of Society for Promoting Young European Talents PROMETA. In  2005, they received the title of the Fashion and Art Personality at the 5th Fashion and Art gala in Wroclaw. They are famous for their penchant for gauzy and ethereal fabrics, feminine cuts, and elaborate forms.

Lidia Popiel

Polish TV presenter, photographer and model. She has been working as a professional photographer since year 1985 shooting photos for polish well known  magazines as a " Zwierciadło ", "Pani", "Sukces". She is a lecturer at the Film School in Warsaw at photography department. She is working for Foundation  “Poland is a Woman”. She is a journalist of Polsat Cafe. In private life-wife of Boguslaw Linda. 

Wojciech Grzybała

The journalist, an expert on trends, currently head of the fashion department in bi-weekly Gala. Previously associated with the Polish edition of Grazia (head of fashion department) and the ‘Show’ magazine, in which he ran his own column 'Trafy i Gafy'. Winner of the prestigious 'Nadzieja Kielc' award in 1999. In 2004-2008 he worked as a photographer with the largest Polish stars. He combines his fashion passions with art. A graduate of the University of Warsaw at the Department of Art History. Co-founder and president of the Andrzej Wróblewski Foundation, established jointly with the heirs of the artist (the daughter Marta Wróblewska and granddaughter Krystyna Łysik) and Magdalena Ziółkowska. Co-curator of the exhibition 'Constantly looking ahead' at

the National Museum in Krakow. From January 2015, he's an advisor to the director of the Krakow Contemporary Art Gallery Bunkier Sztuki. 

Michał Zaczyński

Freelance journalist, author of the blog michalzaczynski.com. Former associate editor of magazines 'Grazia' and 'Fashion Magazine'. In the years 2007-2012 head of style department in 'Newsweek Poland'. Fashion contests juror, permanent lecturer in the Via Moda school and Institute of Via Moda at Kozminski University.

He has published, among others, in 'Gazeta Wyborcza', 'Rzeczpospolita'. 'Wprost', 'Viva Moda!', 'Elle', 'Monitor', 'Logo', 'Coaching'.

Mariusz Przybylski 

He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts (Faculty of Textile and Fashion Design) and the School of International Studies (Faculty of International Marketing). His trademark presents the most noble fabrics, high quality of execution and innovative view at men's fashion. He has began career by creating his own collection, which was his Graduate work. Another important step in his professional life was designing the collection for spring-summer 2006. From this moment Mariusz Przybylski  moves in a clearly defined direction – to create luxury fashion for men. Boguslaw Linda, Piotr Adamczyk, Andrzej Piaseczny are his clients.

Jakub 'Jacob' Bartnik

Fashion designer working under the pseudonym Jacob Birge. Winner of the Off fashion, he studied in the biggest Nordic university - TEKO in Denmark. After two years, he moved to Edinburgh to continue his education at the prestigious University of Edinburgh, where he obtained a BA (Hons) in 2012. His thesis collection was shown at the Graduate Fashion Week in London. After graduation, he received a grant from the program Starter for 6 to establish his own brand - Jacob Birge Vision, which twice presented its collections during the Fashion Week in London. He collaborated with the stylists of Lady Gaga, Jessie J, or Ada Szulc. In 2013, he was nominated for two international awards: the WGSN Global Fashion Awards and the Scottish Fashion Awards. His work has been published in magazines like Vogue, Glamour, Harper's Bazaar China, Trend land, Wanderland, Idol, Fabolous and many others.

Zhou Shaoen
Designer, lecturer, founder of Sportswear Design direction. School of Fashion Art & Engineering. Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT). Master of Design in Kiev National University of Technologies and Design, Ukraine.


Occupation Positions:Lecturer & Founder of Sportswear Design direction, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology. Design Director of Ozark Sports Gear. Creative Director of SWOTO Protection Technology Ltd. Co.Founder of IdéesKréatiOn.

Career Achievements: Costume Designer of Beijing’s Eight minutes performances in 2018 Winter Olympics Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Designer of Competition, training and winning Clothes for China National Climbing Team. Chief Designer of Garments Equipment of Tibet Climbing School’s Mountain Expedition. Jury Expert Member of Asia ISPO BEIJING Fabric Trends Fashion Show. IdéesKréatiOn Urban Sportive collection in 2016 China International Fashion Week-Mercedes Benz. IKO URBAN Collection of BIFT-Yu Lin Innovation & Cooperation Resultant Works Show. FLYING FASHION·CONCEPT CHINA Personal Skiing garments collection in China National Stadium-Bird’s Nest.

Focus Fields: Research on Sportswear Design Trend. Design & Research on Functional garments. Strategic Planning on Brand Orientation. Consulting in Advanced & Prospective Materials