ANDAM has just announced the finalists for the 24eme edition



Iris van Herpen photo by Ioulex

Dear Shaded Viewers,

ANDAM has just announced: Iris van Herpen, Olympia Le-Tan, Pedro Lourenco, AMI – Alexandre Mattiussi,Masha Ma, Maison Rabih Kayrouz and Yang Li are selected for the Grand Prize of 250,000 EUROS.

Christine Phung, Aganovich and Calla Haynes are selected for the 75,000 EUROS prize for First Collections of L'ANDAM. The first collection Award designers will have a chance to have their designs displayed in Galeries Lafayette during Paris Fashion Week.

Among the jury this year were: Pierre Berge for the Fondation Pierre Berge and Yves Saint-aurent, Emmanuelle Alt, Vogue Paris, Sarah Andelman, creative director of Colette, Nadja Swarovski, executive board member of Swarovski, Humberto Leon co-owner of Opening Ceremony, Renzo Rosso is the Godfather of this edition.

Previous winners include: Gareth Pugh, Anthony Vacarello, Julien David and Piece d'Anarchive, Yiqing Yin and Hakaan.

The winner will be announced July 4th. The overall winner will be mentored by Renzo Rosso and will receive 10,000 EUROS worth of crystals from Swarovski. The winners entire spring/summer 2014 collection will also be purchased by Hudson's Bay Company, Canada's leading department store . The online boutique will present the seven finalists autumn/winter 13/14 collections in a dedicated area on their site.


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.