Alicia Vikander, Thebe Magugu and Delphine Arnault on the 2019 LVMH Prize.
GETTING READY: LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has opened purposes for the seventh version of its LVMH Prize for Younger Vogue Designers.
Vogue designers from all all over the world have till Feb. 2 to submit their purposes on the devoted web page lvmhprize.com, the French luxurious conglomerate mentioned on Monday.
The prize is open to designers underneath 40 years outdated who’ve introduced and bought at the very least two collections of ladies’s, males’s or unisex ready-to-wear. Over 1,700 purposes have been acquired for the 2019 version of the prize, a document quantity because the creation of the competitors.
The winner, determined by a jury together with LVMH’s prime designers, will probably be awarded a money prize of 300,000 euros plus a 12 months of teaching from consultants at LVMH. The 20 semifinalists will probably be revealed on Feb. 27 and 28 throughout Paris Vogue Week.
Launched in 2013 and spearheaded by Delphine Arnault, second-in-command at Louis Vuitton and a key expertise scout on the luxurious group her household controls, the prize has beforehand been awarded to Thebe Magugu — who received the 2019 version — Doublet, Marine Serre, Grace Wales Bonner, Marques’Almeida and Thomas Tait.
It has additionally boosted the careers of its runner-up special-prize winners, which embody Rokh, Jacquemus and Hood By Air. For the reason that 2019 version of the LVMH prize, the particular prize has been renamed the Karl Lagerfeld prize in honor of the late clothier, who was a choose on the LVMH prize panel. Its first recipient was Israeli designer Hed Mayner, who acquired a money prize of 150,000 euros in addition to a 12 months of mentoring.
LVMH additionally rewards three graduates from trend colleges. They may every obtain 10,000 euros and can be part of one of many group’s homes for one 12 months.
The names of the members of the jury and panel of consultants who will choose the finalists of the 2020 version of the prize will probably be introduced at the start of subsequent 12 months.