La Cambre 2011, last night’s show and today_the prizes

Jury members Isabelle Aout/Head Studio/Jean-Paul Gaultier and on the right, jury member Sami Tillouche/knitwear designer Lanvin with Designer at Jean-Paul Gaultier, Laurent Edmond.

Philippe Pourhashemi and Aladin Hardy, Hermes' Belgium PR.


2nd year

This morning the jury consisting of: Co-Presidents: Designers Manish Arora and Raf Simons, Pascale Mussard, Artistic  Director "Petit H" Hermes, Marie-Chantal Regour, Rue Blanche, Todd Lynn, Sami Tillouche, Knitwear Designer LANVIN, Isabelle Aout, Head Studio Jean-Paul Gaultier, Pieter Mullier, Accessories Designer/Jil Sander, Charles Kaisin, Designer Charles Kaisin, Rebecca Voight/Journalist Interview/Vogue Italia, Laurent Dombrowicz, Fashion Editor at Large Citizen K, Claude Muyls, Editor in Chief/La Libre Essentielle, Samuel Drira, Co-founder and Fashion Editor/ENCENS, Serge Leblon, Photographer, Thomas Wijngaard/Graphic Designer CODE FRISKO, Marjan Eggers, Owner/LOUIS and ACNE Studio, Joseph Quartana/Owner SEVEN, Alexandra Lambert BRUSSELS EXPORT, Caroline Mierop, Director Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Visuels de LA CAMBRE, Didier Vervaeren/Professor/Design Department LA CAMBRE and Giampierro-Adelmo Pitisci, Professor Design department LA CAMBRE and your truly, met today and gave out the following prizes:


Zoe's coat

Zoe Vermeriere 5th year won 5 prizes: Prix de la Libre Essentielle, Dior, Bruxelles Export (2,000 EUROS for an international internship), Rue Blanche & Ra with her Queens/Chickens collection. I would love to have one of her elegantly draped coats, in black of course. 



 Lucas Sponchiado with his woman living in another universe collection won two prizes:  

Prix & Jean-Claude Biguine

Unfortunately I don't have a photo of the other prize winner from the  5th year student Celine de Schepper, she won the Hunting and Collecting prize for her Death on the Alter collection.

Other collections of note include:


Louise Leconte
 4th year, Louise Leconte icons collection also was well received.

5th year Elise Viste 

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More later,


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Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.