The expert jury of the fashion competition “Start Your Fashion Business” has nominated three Berlin-based fashion labels - Blame, Blaenk and Sissi Goetze - for the final round, which will run on July 6. The event will start with a presentation of all the finalists’ collections, after which the award ceremony will take place and the final ranking will be announced.

SYFB is a competition born of Berlin's senate that aims to support young fashion designers by helping them create their own labels. All finalists will win a package containing the means to show during Berlin Fashion Week that covers PR and prize money as well as workshops on enterprise formation.

The expert jury consists of:

Karin Leiberg, Sportswear International
Christiane Arp/Nicola Knels, VOGUE Deutschland
Jette Joop/Christian Elsen, JETTE GmbH
Annette Görtz, Annette Görtz
Volker Tietgens, Michalsky Holding GmbH
Alfons Kaiser, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Michael Werner, Textilwirtschaft
Anita Tillmann, Premium Exbibitions
Rike Döpp, Agentur V
Grit Thönnissen, Tagesspiegel