Our Partners & Judges



Editor in Chief, Marie Claire

Anne Fulenwider was named Editor-in-Chief of the U.S. edition of Marie Claire in September 2012. She oversees all content for the brand’s print magazine, website, tablet editions and brand extensions, including Marie Claire @Work and the brand’s partnership with Lifetime Television’s “Project Runway” series.



CEO & FounderTrench

Adi is a tech entrepreneur and the CEO & Founder of Trench.

TRENCH is redefining fashion consumption and resolving the inefficiencies in the fashion market, transforming a long outdated business model and building communities of style influencers and fashion economies.

Adi was featured in Forbes 30 under 30 list for the year 2016


Jessica Pels

Editor in ChiefCosmopolitan

Jessica is Leading Cosmopolitan, the world’s largest young women’s magazine media brand, overseeing content strategy and editorial operations in print, digital, social and video.

Pels held senior editorial roles at Glamour and Teen Vogue before joining Hearst Magazines in 2014. She was previously digital director of The brand achieved record traffic of more than 26 million unique visitors in May.


Dean of FashionParsons School of Design

Burak Cakmak has been managing the Parsons School of Fashion degree programs as the Dean since 2015. With his expertise in the field of sustainable design, he is focused on guiding the academic programs at Parsons School of Design into a new era, where an emphasis on socially conscious and transformational design formulates the educational approach and training of the next generation of creators.


Kristin Koch

Executive EditorSeventeen

Kristin Koch is the Executive Director of Seventeen, where she oversees content strategy and editorial operations in digital, social, video and print. Koch previously held senior editorial roles at Glamour, Vanity Fair and The Knot before joining Seventeen in 2013.


Ophelia Tang & Yuena Li

Creative Director, Sincerely Ophelia Blog & Creative Director, SimplyYue

Miss Congeniality, Miss Chinatown USA 2018

Ophelia Tang is the Creative Director behind the brand - Sincerely Ophelia, an authentic blog specializing in Petite Fashion, Beauty, and Travel (@sincerelyophelia). She is a petite print model, musician, and actress.


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