Submissions for the Fourth Annual LVMH Prize for young fashion designers now open

Published: 22 January 2017 | by Pippa Mann
Submissions for the Fourth Annual LVMH Prize for young fashion designers now open
The 2016 jury Front row, left to right: Phoebe Philo, Nicolas Ghesquiere, Marc Jacobs, Jonathan Anderson Back row: Pierre-Yves Roussel, Riccardo Tisci, Delphine Arnault, Karl Lagerfeld, Lea Seydoux, Bernard Arnault, Humberto Leon, Jean-Paul Claverie, Carol Lim - Photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
For the next three and a half weeks, the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers is accepting submissions through its website, lvmhprize.com.

The winner, to be announced in June, will take home €300,000 in prize money, plus a year of business mentoring from the group's in-house teams. 

The 2016 winner is Grace Wales Bonner, a British designer who  graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2014.


LVMH Prize 2016 Winner: Wales Bonner


Her graduate collection Afrique won the L'Oreal Professionnel Talent Award, her dissertation Black on Black achieved the Dean's personal commendation.

In 2015 Wales Bonner was awarded Emerging Menswear Designer at the British Fashion Awards. She also performed in the Serpentine Marathon curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and realised the first two volumes of her bi-annual publication Everythings for Real with Ditto Press.

Wales Bonner designs contemporary menswear and womenswear to international stockists including Matches, LNCC, Joyce, SSense and 10 Corso Como.

For more information:
www.lvmhprize.com
www.vogue.com
- Vogue / LVMH Prize

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