Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos of London-based label Peter Pilotto has recently been awarded with the Inaugural Swarovski Collective Award. The award which was launched to celebrate the Swarovski Collective’s 15th anniversary, recognizes talent, innovation and craftsmanship from the current Collective. The Collective includes Tim Coppens, Creatures of the Wind, Wes Gordon, Prabal Gurung, Mary Katrantzou, Masha Ma, Marques Almeida, Misha Nonoo, Rodarte, Iris Van Herpen, Christian Wijnants, Ashley Williams and Huishan Zhang.
A prize of €25,000, in addition to the year-long crystal product and financial support by the Austrian company for the brand’s Spring/Summer 2015 and Autumn/Winter 2015, will be presented to Peter Pilotto.
Peter Pilotto, known for its digital printing techniques, cleverly incorporated Swarovski crystals to its designs for the past seasons; showcasing an impressive use of texture and craftsmanship.
The Collective was first founded in 1999 and has since supported over 150 emerging and established designers as they explore the creative potential of crystal and integrating it in their designs. Previous beneficiaries of the Swarovski’s support includes Alexander Wang, Hussein Chalayan, Christopher Kane and Erdem.
Runway photos from Peter Pilotto Spring / Summer 2015 Collection
Runway photos from Peter Pilotto Autumn / Winter 2015 Collection