Young Designers Athleisure

Maredamare 2021

WALESKA PRIETO – Venezuela, Istituto Moda Burgo (Milano, Italy)
1° Classified NATIVE ESSENCE

Between sport and fashion comes `` Native Essence '', an athleisure collection that takes you on a cultural journey using vibrant and youthful colors, inspired by the flag of Venezuela, enriched with prints, which recode the ancient ethnic grafitti of the natives of the area. Features that convey energy and positivity.
'' Native Essence '' is created for a modern, dynamic and full of energy woman, a lover of quality products, who loves to feel comfortable, without having to give up a touch of glam. All models are made with innovative fabrics combined with a vision of comfort and functionality, which bring benefits both to the body and to the skin.


Shapes, structure and silhouette are the key themes of the capsule collection AESTHETIC. Main features are tight-fitting and sinuous shapes and silhouettes, counter posed to the oversize ones. Minimum construction and maximum attention to the smallest detail.
The fabrics used are rigorously stretch in strong contrasting shades such as military green and baby pink pattern print. Purpose of this collection is to enhance the concept of sportswear usually identified with technical and high performing clothing just for sport and to make it mainstream and suitable to every kind of situation. Last but not least it aims to be more and more inclusive and genderless.

PORTIA LEONCIO – Philippines, Istituto Moda Burgo (Milano)

Inspired by a woman who is always on the move, who has an active, dynamic and comfortable lifestyle even outside of physical activity in the gym and outdoors.
Each model is incorporated with techwear-inspired details, such as cargo pockets and utility loops. It also produces sustainable lifestyle essentials that are safe and comfortable to wear throughout the day. These sustainable fabrics used are able to guarantee a perfect fit, correct muscle compression, guaranteeing high breathability, even after an intense workout.