Costume National (costumenational.com) designer Ennio Capasa was awarded on Monday night with the "Moving Fashion" prize in Rome, Italy.

During the Cinema Festival in the city the Italian daily newspaper Sole 24 presented Capasa with the award citing his 21year-long career and passion for his work since the ready to wear brand Costume National was founded.

"The cinema has always fascinated me," said the designer, "using the lights, the bodies, the atmosphere, many times I have been inspired by the movies for my collections and campaigns."